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Workshop on Compact Modeling at the Nanotech 2014
June16-18, 2014
Venue Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD, USA
Synopsis Compact Models (CMs) for circuit simulation have been at the heart of CAD tools for circuit design over the past decades, and are playing an ever increasingly important role in the nanometer system-on-chip (SOC) era.  As the mainstream MOS technology is scaled into the nanometer regime, development of a truly physical and predictive compact model for circuit simulation that covers geometry, bias, temperature, DC, AC, RF, and noise characteristics becomes a major challenge.

Workshop on Compact Modeling (WCM) is one of the first of its kind in bringing people in the CM field together.  The objective of WCM is to create a truly open forum for discussion among experts in the field as well as feedback from technology developers, circuit designers, and CAD tool vendors.  The topics cover all important aspects of compact model development and deployment, within the main theme - compact models for circuit simulation, which are largely categorized into the following groups:

  • Intrinsic Models
    • Bulk MOSFET
    • SOI MOSFET (partial-/full-depletion)
    • Multiple-Gate FET (DG/TG/GAA)
    • High-Voltage/LDMOS
    • Thin-Film Transistor (TFT)
    • Schottky-Barrier/Tunneling FET (SB-FET/TFET)
    • Bipolar/Junction (BJT/HBT/SiGe/JFET)
    • HEMT (GaN/InGaP/InGaAs)
    • RF/noise
  • Extrinsic/Interconnect Models
    • Parasitic elements
    • Passive device
    • Diode
    • Resistor
    • ESD
    • Interconnect
  • Atomic/Quantum Models
    • Ballistic device
    • Carbon-Nanotube (CNFET)
    • Organic FET
  • Statistical Models
    • Statistical/variability
    • Reliability/hot carrier
    • Numerical/TCAD/table-based
  • Multi-Level Models
    • Subcircuit model
    • Gate/block model
    • Behavioral model
  • Model Extraction and Interface
    • Parameter extraction and optimization
    • Model-simulator interface
    • Model standardization
Invited Speakers The invited speakers are listed below:
  • Mansun Chan, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
  • Yogesh Chauhan, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India
  • Binbin Jie and Chihtang Sah, Xiamen University, China
  • Mark Lundstrom, Purdue University, USA
  • Mitiko Miura-Mattausch, Hiroshima University, Japan
  • Michael Schröter, Technical University Dresden, Germany
  • Michael Shur, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
  • Gert-Jan Smit, NXP, The Netherlands
  • Yan Wang, Tsinghua University, China
  • Xing Zhou, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
WCM2014 Program will be posted at the Nanotech website.
Tutorials The following tutorials are planned:
  • Nanotransistors From a Virtual Source Perspective

  • Mark Lundstrom, Purdue University, USA
  • Modeling of Thin-Film Transistors Based on Poisson Equation

  • Mitiko Miura-Mattausch, Hiroshima University, Japan
  • CNTFET Based HF Electronics - State of the Art and Future Prospects

  • Michael Schröter, University of Technology Dresden, Germany
Contributed Papers Contributed papers are solicitated for Oral/Poster presentations.  Please follow Nanotech website for instructions on abstract preparation and online submission by choosing an appropriate topic from the following link:
All contributed papers will go through Nanotech abstract review and the accepted papers will be notified by the conference organizer.

Abstracts due: 22 January 2014.

Contributed presentation slides will be posted after the conference.

Websites for Proceedings Workshop proceedings will be available online after the conference.

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(Updated: Jan. 22, 2014