MANHASSET, NY -- The International Electron Devices Meeting to be held in Washington DC Dec. 5 to 7 has formed two new subcommittees to review submission in these two areas: Circuit & Device Interaction (CDI) and Nanodevice Technology (NDT).
The technical subcommittees will augment the existing lineup of topics handled by eight other subcommittees and have been established to align with emerging trends in device research and in the industry.
The CDI subcommittee will pull together papers addressing the many circuit-device interactions that have become increasingly important as devices have scaled down and systems have scaled up. These inlcude technology-circuit co-optimization; power-performance-area analysis; design for manufacturing and process control; and potential interactions between emerging device concepts and circuits.
The NDT subcommittee will focus on acceptng papers in emerging devices and concepts, including nanotubes, nanowires, quantum dots, and other novel solid-state and nanoelectronic devices
This year the IEDM organizing committee is looking for an increased participation in the following specific areas: circuit-device interaction, energy-harvesting, biomedical devices and power devices.
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