2006 Advanced Research Workshop (FTM-5)
Future Trends in Microelectronics: Up the Nano Creek
June 26-30, 2006:  Crete, Greece

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Program and Agenda

June 25
Registration        How you can be contacted during the Workshop?
Day 1
June 26

8:30  Welcoming remarks by FTM Mafia
(Serge Luryi, Jimmy Xu, Alex Zaslavsky)

Morning Session: Captains of Industry and Solomon the Wise
      Chairs: Marie D'Iorio and Donald Silversmith
8:45 Mark Pinto Nanomanufacturing technology: Exa-units at nano-dollars
9:25 Jos Benschop 32 nm: Lithography at a crossroad
Michel Brillouët Physical limits of Si CMOS: Real showstopper or wrong problem?
10:45 - Coffee Break
11:00 Boaz Eitan NVM future trends – from floating gate to trapping devices
Paul Solomon Carbon-nanotube solutions for the post-CMOS-scaling world
12:20 Henk van Houten Towards nanomedicine
13:00 - Lunch

Evening Panel, 18:00-20:00
Topic: Prospecting Up the Nano Creek
Moderator: Michael Shur
Panelists: Michael Kelly, Edmund Linfield, David Miller,Yoshio Nishi, Arto Nurmikko

Day 2
June 27

Morning Session: Bio-El: the Infectious Adventure
     Chairs: Michael Milligan and Nadia Lifshitz
8:30 Peter Gammel
Androids in our future: Toward networked, intelligent bioelectronics
9:10 Arto Nurmikko
Reading/Writing Your Brain: Not Just Another Micro/Optoelectronic Interconnect Challenge
9:50 Cees Dekker
Nanoscience from carbon nanotubes to single-molecule biophysics
10:30 - Break
10:45 Eckard Wimmer
Synthetic biology: Synthesis and modification of a chemical called poliovirus
Robert Austin
Directed Evolution on a Nanofabricated Chip: Electronic Hydrogen Gas  Detection
12:05 Nadrian Seeman Using structural DNA nanotechnology to organize matter
13:00 - Lunch

Evening Session:    Poster Presentations and Discussion
      Chair: Yacov Shamash
Gregory Belenky Widely tunable type-II interband cascade laser
Dan Botez
Intersubband Quantum-Box Lasers: An Update
Sorin Cristoloveanu Concluding a noisy debate
Mikhail Dorojevets Superconductor RSFQ microprocessors and systems: Status, challenges, and projections
Michel Dyakonov
Absolute negative resistance in ballistic field effect transistor
Newton Frateschi Silicon microdisk structures with rare-earth doped amorphous silicon
Detlev Grützmacher Three-dimensional Ge quantum dot crystals prepared by templated self-organization
Qing Hu
Terahertz quantum cascade lasers and real-time T-rays imaging
Hiroshi Iwai Future of nano CMOS and its manufacturing
Dimitris Ioannou Negative bias temperature instability in SOI p–MOSFETs

Yong Jin
One-dimensional quantum ballistic field effect transistor
Vladimir Mitin
THz and far-IR sensors: Looking for optimal nanodesign
Junichi Murota
Atomically Controlled Processing for Future Si-Based Devices
Yoshio Nishi
Scaling limits of Si-CMOS and non-Si opportunities

Alik Palevski Luttinger liquid behavior in weakly disordered quantum wires
Enrico Sangiorgi Quasi-ballistic transport in nano-MOSFETs
Michael Shur Absolute negative resistance in ballistic field effect transistor
Michael Shur Oscillatory frequency dependence of ballistic mobility
Michael Shur Mysteries of persistent noise in single-wall carbon nanotubes
Margarita Tsaousidou Quantum control of the dynamics of a semiconductor quantum well
Alex Zaslavsky Flexible metallic interconnects for displays and large-area electronics
Nikolai Zhitenev
Nano- and mesoscale molecular junctions: Control of defects, chemical bonds and surface topography at metal-molecule interface
Peter Zory
Intersubband Quantum-Box Lasers: An Update

Day 3
June 28


Morning Session: "It's all done with mirrors"
      Chairs: Vladimir Mitin and Dan Botez
Claude Weisbuch Improvements in light emitters by controlling spontaneous emission: From LEDs to biochips
9:10 Edmund Linfield Terahertz Spectroscopy and Imaging
9:50 Federico Capasso
Nanophotonics: Searching for new phenomena and devices
10:30 - Break
10:45 Boris Spivak Does a theory of the laser linewidth exist?
11:25 David Miller
Silicon photonics – optics to the chip at last?
12:15 - Departure for boat excursion and lunch
Evening Session (begins at 7 pm)
      Chair: Jimmy Xu
19:00 -20:00      Plenary Presentation:  Harold Kroto, "Architecture in Nanospace"
Day 4
June 29
Morning Session: Spins, Fluxes and other Spooky quanta
     Chairs: Dan Purdy and Sorin Cristoloveanu
Emmanuel Rashba Semiconductor spintronics: Progress and challenges
Igor Zutic Semiconductor spintronics: From spin injection to spin-controlled logic
Stuart Parkin Spintronic devices for nonvolatile memory and logic
10:30 - Cofee Break
Alexei Efros Optical properties of materials with negative refraction: perfect lenses and cloaking
Pawel Hawrylak Quantum information - future of microelectronics
Michel Dyakonov Is fault-tolerant quantum computation really possible?
13:00 - Lunch
Evening Panel: Fashions, fads, fades, fates, and faith 
      Moderators:   Serge Luryi and Jimmy Xu
18:00 Serge Luryi + all participants
Historical votes and bets on fashionable trends
Jimmy Xu + all participants
Vote on best poster
Anna Zdanovich (general lecture, all spouses
and guests are cordially invited)
Mystical Symbolic Language of Byzantine Icons 
20:30 Conference banquet
Day 5
June 30
Morning Session: Hot off the press
     Chairs: Hiroshi Iwai and  James DeCorpo
Upendra Singh The future of single- to multi-band detector technologies
Olof Engstrom Will the insulated gate transistor concept survive next decade?
Michael Kelly Alternatives to silicon: Will our best be anywhere good enough in time?
Francois Arnaud d'Avitaya MRAM scaling-down challenges
10:50 – 11:00  Coffee Break
Martin Green A new class of semiconductors using quantum confinement of silicon in a dielectric matrix
Mihai Banu Ultimate VLSI clocking using passive serial distribution
Nikolai Ledentsov Merging nanoepitaxy and nanophotonics
Best Poster To be announced
Serge Luryi and Jimmy Xu Closing remarks

At this point the conference is closing, BUT... 
... lunch and dinner will still be served -- and breakfast the morning after !

See you soon!

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