Research Topics

Beyond CMOS technology & devices

  • Silicon nanowire Single Electron Transistor and hybrid SET-CMOS circuits
  • Small slope switches: Tunnel FET & IMOS (PIMOS) on CMOS platforms
  • Junctionless transistors using top-down Si nanowire/Fin platforms
  • Multi-gate top-down Si nanowire/Fin transistors on bulk and SOI
  • Local stressors for multi-gate CMOS devices
  • Horizontal/vertical dense array of Si nanowires and Fins for aggressive CMOS downscaling

Funding: FP 7 projects SINANO, NANOSIL, E2SWITCH; FNS projects NANO-IC, NANO-LSI

More-than-Moore devices & circuits

  • RF MEMS & NEMS
  • MHz to GHz silicon and SOI resonators & oscillators
  • Hybrid NEM-FET as sleep transistor
  • NEM logic and 1T DRAM

Funding: FP 6 & 7 projects Nanotimer, NEMSIC, NEMIAC

Non-Silicon devices & circuits

  • CNT resonators and circuit applications
  • CNTs for programmable interconnects
  • Organic transistors for Radio-On-Paper
  • Fe-FET for memory on flexible substrates

Funding: FP 6 & 7 NanoRF, VIACARBON, PRIMEBITS, GRAPHOL, eBRAINS