Research Trends in Semiconductor Device Modeling & Fabrication

Electronics would not be existing without semiconductor devices. As the technology roadmap is moving beyond 22nm, the fabrication of new, sophisticated devices becomes an attractive field of research. The efficient design of integrated circuits requires the use of sophisticated computer aided circuit design programs. A vital component of circuit simulation program is the device models. Hence, modeling of semiconductor devices also plays a significant role. This course not only introduces the fundamental concepts behind device modeling and fabrication technology, but directs the audience towards the research challenges in these areas also.