IMS 2017 Short Course: SOI, From Basics to Applications

5th of June, Honolulu, Hawai’i

IMS 2017
Incize organises a one-day short course at IMS about Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) technology for low power and RF applications. The tutorial is given by globally recognised experts in the field. It aims to provide its participants with the knowledge about SOI materials, devices, circuits and performance.

The Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) technology is gaining more grounds in the domains of low power and RF applications. Nearly 100% of RF antenna switches in wireless system Front-End Modules (FEM) are based on SOI. A FEM entirely built on SOI can be implemented in the observable future as both academia and industry are working in this direction. In addition, FDSOI opens new horizons for designers by offering more flexibility for design and optimisation of low power applications.

This tutorial will be of interest for engineers and graduate students willing to prepare themselves for the future of low power and RF applications.

Monday, June 5
08:00 – 08:50 Engineered SOI Substrates for RF Applications Frederic Allibert
Soitec, France
Frederic Allibert
08:50 – 09:40 RF SOI, from Material to Devices Jean-Pierre Raskin
UCL, Belgium
09:40 – 10:10 Break
10:10 – 11:00 High Frequency and mm-Wave Noise in SOI Based CMOS:
from Noise Principles to Characterizations Techniques
Gilles Dambrine
IEMN, France
Gilles Dambrine
11:00 – 11:50 Innovative Characterisation Techniques of SOI
for RF Applications
Mostafa Emam
Incize, Belgium
Mostafa Emam
11:50 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:20 Potential of FD SOI for the Design of High-Performance
Mixed Signal Circuits 
Cecilia Gimeno
UCL, Belgium
Cecilia Gimeno
14:20 – 15:10 RF Circuit Design Using SOI  Leo J Wilz
Skyworks Solutions, Inc., USA
Leo J Wilz
15:10 – 15:40 Break
15:40 – 16:30 Benefits of 45nm Advanced Node Process for RFSOI
and Applicability of a Passive Intermodulation Approach  
Thomas McKay
GlobalFoundries, USA
Leo J Wilz

To register, please use the IMS registration website.

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