The biennial International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium focuses on exploratory research in electronic and photonic materials and devices. Areas such as novel device concepts, advanced processing technologies, nanotechnology, carbon nanoelectronics, wide band-gap semiconductors, MEMS materials and devices, oxides and dielectrics, magnetic materials and devices, organic and polymer opto-electronic materials and devices, ultra high frequency devices & RF effects, and high power-high temperature devices, are included. The Symposium brings together diverse participants in multidisciplinary areas, and provides a forum for extended personal scientific interaction for engineers, scientists, and students working in the field of advanced electronic materials and device technologies.
Student Awards Announced:
- Best Student Poster Award (Materials):
Jingqun Xi (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), "Optical Thin Films with Very Low Refractive Index and Their Application in Photonic Devices"
- Best Student Poster Award (Devices):
Stephen Sudirgo (Rochester Institute of Technology), "Analysis of the Biasing Conditions and Latching Operation for Si/SiGe Resonant Interband Tunnel Diode Based Tunneling SRAM"
- Best Student Presentation Award (Materials)
Han Chung Lin (Purdue University), "Electrical Characterization of Ultrathin Atomic-layer-deposited Al2O3 on GaAs"
- Best Student Presentation Award (Devices)
Hao-Chih Yuan (University of Wisconsin-Madison), "N-type Thin-Film Transistors Fabricated on Transferred, Elastically Strain-Shared Si/SiO2/Si Membranes"
Congratulations to this year's award winners!