Microtech 2011

Nano & Micro: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software Tools

Nano & Micro: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software Tools

Symposium Chair

Hendrik HeinzUnderstanding Biomolecule-Inorganic Interfaces and Growth of Anisotropic Nanostructures
Hendrik Heinz
Assistant Professor, Department of Polymer Engineerin, University of Akron
Michael MakowskiMichael Makowski
Group Leader, Applied Scientific Computing
PPG Industries R&D
Simon McGrotherSimon McGrother
Senior Consultant, Culgi

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Greg  RutledgeOn the mechanical properties of polymeric nanofibers and their nonwoven membranes
Greg Rutledge
Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gerhard  Goldbeck-WoodEngineering property optimization based on atomistic models: myth or reality
Gerhard Goldbeck-Wood
Goldbeck Consulting Ltd
Barry L.  FarmerComputational Research for Aerospace Materials Development
Barry L. Farmer
Chief Scientist, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
Simon McGrotherRequirements for the industrial computational chemistry of nanoscopic soft materials
Simon McGrother
Senior Consultant, Culgi

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 14

1:30 Modeling & Simulation of Nanostructured Materials
2:40 Micro & Nano Fluidic Simulation
4:00 Italian Trade Commission Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707
4:00 Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
 Nano & Micro: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software Tools

Wednesday June 15

8:30 Workshop on Compact Modeling 1
10:30 Nanomaterials for Catalysis: Theory & Modeling Approaches
10:30 Workshop on Compact Modeling 2
1:30 Simulation of Polymer Nanomaterials
1:30 Workshop on Compact Modeling 3
1:30 US-China Nanotech Connect
3:30 US-China Nanotech Connect - Networking Reception - Booth 930 Expo Hall C (3:30 - 4:00)
4:00 Workshop on Compact Modeling 4
4:00 Piemonte Agency For Investments, Export And Tourism Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707
4:00 Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)
 Nano & Micro: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software Tools

Thursday June 16

8:30 Workshop on Compact Modeling 5
10:30 Device Design and Simulation 1
10:30 Workshop on Compact Modeling 6
1:30 Device Design and Simulation 2
1:30 Workshop on Compact Modeling 7
4:00 Workshop on Compact Modeling 8

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 14

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1:30Modeling & Simulation of Nanostructured MaterialsRoom 201
Session chair: Simon McGrother, Culgi and Hendrik Heinz, University of Akron
1:30Engineering property optimization based on atomistic models: myth or reality (invited presentation)
G. Goldbeck, Goldbeck Consulting Ltd, UK
2:00Requirements for the industrial computational chemistry of nanoscopic soft materials (invited presentation)
S.C. McGrother, S. Nath, J.G.E.M. Fraaije, Culgi USA, US
2:30Understanding Biomolecule-Inorganic Interfaces and Growth of Anisotropic Nanostructures (invited presentation)
H. Heinz, K.C. Jha, J. Feng, F.S. Emami, C.C. Perry, S.V. Patwardhan, R.J. Berry, B.L. Farmer, P.A. Mirau, R.R. Naik, University of Akron, US
3:00The Self-Assembly of Nano-Objects code (SANO-Grid) using Grid Interpolation technique: Application to epitaxial organic monolayers adsorbed on metal surfaces
T.J. Roussel, L.F. Vega, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. (ICMAB-CSIC), ES
3:20Multiferroic StTiO3/BiFeO3 Superlattice:Theory and Experiment
A. Roy, A. Garg, R. Prasad, S. Auluck, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, IN
3:40Tailoring Molecular Devices for its Electronic Properties
V. Lamba, D. Engles, S.K. Pati, Haryana College of Technology & Management, Kaithal, IN
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2:40Micro & Nano Fluidic SimulationRoom 204
Session chair: Daniel Attinger, Columbia University and Edward P. Furlani, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
2:40Design, Simulation, and Prototyping of an Impulse Turbine for Biomedical Applications
H. Cabra, University Of South Florida, US
3:00Modeling Nanoscale Plasmon-assisted Bubble Nucleation and Applications
E.P. Furlani, M.T. Swihart, N. Litchinitser, C.N. Delametter, M. Carter, University at Buffalo, US
3:20CFD-Assisted Design and Optimization of a Pharmacokinetic Microfluidic System
M. Moeini Sedeh, J.M. Khodadadi, J.W. Hong, K.A. Cramer, M. Hamon, Auburn University, US
3:40Design of Optimized Microfluidic Devices for Viscoelastic Fluid Flow
M.A. Alves, Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Engenharia, PT
4:00Numerical Study on the Mixing Performance of Ring-Type Electroosmotic Micromixer with Configurations of Obstacle in the Mixing Chamber
H-S. Seo, J-C. Lee,Y-J. Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, KR
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4:00Italian Trade Commission Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707Expo Hall
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4:00Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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Nano & Micro: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software ToolsExpo Hall
-Smectic structure of Nano Crystalline Cellulose Established by Large-Scale Parallel Molecular Dynamic Simulations
Y. Kadiri, D. Simon, G. Picard, Ahuntsic College, CA
-Dissipative Intrinsic Localized Modes in Nano-ferroelectrics
A. Biswas, K. Chowdhury, A.K. Bandyopadhyay, A.K. Bhattacharjee, D. Mandal, Dumkal Institute of Engg. & Technology, IN
-Calculated Production Yields in Metallofullerene Series
Z. Slanina, F. Uhlik, T. Akasaka, S. Nagase, Institute for Molecular Science, JP
-Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistor (CNTFET) 2-D Channel Electrostatic Potential Model for TCAD Application
H. Abebe, E. Cumberbatch, USC, US
-Lumped Modeling of Carbon Nanotubes for M/NEMS Simulation
R. Bansal, J.V. Clark, Purdue University, US
-Application of a Nanoclay-Polypropylene Composite to Efficient Vehicle Occupant Safety Countermeasure Design
A. Deb, G.S. Venkatesh, A.G. Karmarkar, B. Gurumoorthy, Indian Institute of Science, IN
-Simulation-Based Evolutionary Approach to Electrical Characteristic Optimization of Silicon Solar Cells
Z-L Lu, National Chiao Tung University, TW
-Numerical evaluation of growth conditions of GaN-based LEDs in multiwafer MOCVD reactor
L. Yang, J. Zhang, J. Hu, Shanghai University, CN

Wednesday June 15

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8:30Workshop on Compact Modeling 1Room 201
Session chair: Xing Zhou, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
8:30UF “Compact” Models: A Historical Perspective (invited presentation)
J.G. Fossum, University of Florida, US
9:00Complete Surface-Potential Modeling Approach Implemented in the HiSIM Compact Model Family for Any MOSFET Type (invited presentation)
M. Miura-Mattausch, M. Miyake, H. Kikuchihara, U. Feldmann, S. Amakawa, H.J. Mattausch, Hiroshima University, JP
9:30Towards a Scalable EKV Compact Model Including Ballistic and Quasi-Ballistic Transport (invited presentation)
C.C. Enz, A. Mangla, J.-M. Sallese, EPFL, CH
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10:30Nanomaterials for Catalysis: Theory & Modeling ApproachesRoom 207
Session chair: Pankaj Dhingra, CEO, Nanostellar, Inc.
10:30Multiscale Modeling for Rational Design of Catalyst Nanoparticles (invited presentation)
K.J. Cho, The University of Texas at Dallas, US
11:00Fundamental insights into Rh Nanoparticle Sites Responsible for CO Hydrogenation to C1 Hydrocarbons and C2 Oxygenates
N. Kapur, X. Hao, C. Sampara, J. Hyun, B. Shan, J.B. Nicholas, B. Davis, K. Cho, Nanostellar Inc, US
11:20Nanostructured TiO2 for Photovoltaic Hydrogen Production
M. Patel, Imperial College London, UK
11:40Core-Shell Nanocatalysts for Applications in Fuel Cells and Water Electrolysis
J.X. Wang, C. Ma, Y. Zhu, Y. Zhange, R. Si, Y-C. Hsieh, M. Vukmirovic, K. Sasaki, R.R. Adzic, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
12:00Accurate modelling of intermolecular interactions as predictive tools for the development of high capacity hydrogen and carbon dioxide adsorbents
G. Ricchiardi, NIS Centre of Excellence - Università di Torino, IT
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10:30Workshop on Compact Modeling 2Room 201
Session chair: Mitiko Miura-Mattausch, Hiroshima University, JP
10:30Compact Models for sub-22nm MOSFETs (invited presentation)
Y.S. Chauhan, D. Lu, S. Venugopalan, T. Morshed, M.A. Karim, A. Niknejad, C. Hu, University of California Berkeley, US
11:00Xsim: An Unified Compact Model for Bulk/SOI/DG/GAA MOSFETs (invited presentation)
X. Zhou, Nanyang Technological University, SG
11:30Compact Subthreshold Modeling of Rectangular Gate and Trigate MOSFETs (invited presentation)
T.A. Fjeldly, U. Monga, Norwegian University of Technology, NO
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1:30Simulation of Polymer NanomaterialsRoom 205
Session chair: YuanQiao Rao, Dow Chemical Company
1:30Computational Research for Aerospace Materials Development (invited presentation)
B.L. Farmer, Air Force Research Laboratory, US
2:00On the mechanical properties of polymeric nanofibers and their nonwoven membranes (invited presentation)
C-L. Pai, M.C. Boyce, G.C. Rutledge, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
2:30Multiscale Rheology: New Results for the Kinetic Scale
B. Kallemov, G. H. Miller, S. Mitran and D. Trebotich, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, US
2:50Coarse-grain tunable dissipative particle simulation method for entangled polymeric systems
M. Yamanoi, O. Pozo, J. Maia, Case Western Reserve University, US
3:10From Games and Films to Molecular Simulation and Design
C. Olguin, W. Zhao, Autodesk, Inc., US
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1:30Workshop on Compact Modeling 3Room 201
Session chair: Christian Enz, EPFL, CH
1:30Trends and Challenges in Compact Modeling – a Foundry Supplier’s Perspective (invited presentation)
S-W. Lee, Semiconductor Manufacturing Internation (Shanghai) Corp., CN
2:00MOSFET threshold voltage: definition, extraction, and applications (invited presentation)
M.B. Machado, O. Siebel, M.C. Schneider, C. Galup-Montoro, Federal University of Santa Catarina, BR
2:303D Analytical Modeling of Triple-Gate MOSFET structures (invited presentation)
B. Iñiguez, R. Ritzenthaler, F. Lime, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, ES
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1:30US-China Nanotech ConnectExpo Hall Theater
1:30Introducing Suzhou Industry Park- a Vibrant and Progressive High-tech Hub in China
D. Zhang, Technology and Development Bureau, Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP), CN
1:45Overview of Suzhou Nano-manufacturing Capabilities
L. Liu, NanoGlobe, CN
2:00Printed electronics R&D in China and collaboration opportunities
Z. Cui, Suzhou Institute of Nanotech and Nanobionics (SINANO), CN
2:15Intradermal Drug Delivery Devices Based on Proprietary Functional Micro Array (FMA) Technology
B. Xu, Suzhou Natong Bionanotechnology Ltd. (Nanomed), CN
2:30Experience Sharing: Growing Venture Businesses in China
N. An, New England Chinese Information and Networking Association, CN
2:45Technology Partnership and Business Development Opportunities in Nanopolis Suzhou Q&A
L. Liu, NanoGlobe, CN
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3:30US-China Nanotech Connect - Networking Reception - Booth 930 Expo Hall C (3:30 - 4:00)Expo Hall Theater
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4:00Workshop on Compact Modeling 4Room 201
Session chair: Tor Fjeldly, Norwegian University of Technology, NO
4:00HiSIM-DG for Extracting Statistical Variations of Measured I-V Characteristics
Y. Shintaku, Hiroshima University, JP
4:20Modeling of the impurity-gradient effect in high-voltage MOSFETs
Y. Maekawa, K. Fukushima, A. Tanaka, H. Kikuchihara, M. Miyake, H.J. Mattausch, M. Miura-Mattausch, Hiroshima University, JP
4:40Charge Partition in Lateral Nonuniformly-Doped Transistor
J. Zhang, X. Zhou, G. Zhu and S. Lin, Nanyang Technological University, SG
5:00Comparison and insight into long-channel MOSFET drain current models
L. Zhang, Peking University, CN
5:20Analytic potential model for asymmetricunderlap gate-all-around MOSFET
S. Wang, Peking University, CN
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4:00Piemonte Agency For Investments, Export And Tourism Reception - Nanotech booth 1607, Cleantech booth 707Expo Hall
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4:00Innovation Showcase & Poster Session - Reception (4:00 - 6:00)Expo Hall
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Nano & Micro: Computational Methods, Simulation & Software ToolsExpo Hall
-Modeling a plane 3 DOF compliant micromanipulator
M. Verotti, University of Rome la Sapienza, IT
-Simplifying the Designing of a MEMS-based Nanoscale Material Testing Device
R. Bansal, J.V. Clark, Purdue University, US
-Nonparabolicity Effects of the Ultra-thin Body Double-gate MOSFETs
H. Lou, Peking University, CN
-An Efficient Iterative Grid Selection Strategy for Time-Mapped Harmonic Balance Method
Z. Xu, Peking University, CN
-High-Fidelity Modeling of Single Molecule Quantum Electronic Devices
S.E. Lyshevski, Rochester Institute of Technology, US
-A Drift-Diffusion Model of Pinned Photodiode Enabling Opto-Electronic Circuit Simulation
S. Mei, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, CN
-Compact Modeling of Signal Transients and Integrity Analysis for Dispersionless Interconnect
W. Zhao, PKU HKUST Shenzhen Institution of IER., CN
-Neuromorphic Logic Networks and Robust Stochastic Computing Under Large Perturbations and Uncertanties
S.E. Lyshevski, Rochester Institute of Technology, US
-A Systems Design Framework Based in Matlab That Integrates Sugar, Spice, Simulink, Fea Comsol, and GDS-II Layout
P. Marepalli, J.V. Clark, Purdue University, US
-A Model for Enhanced Chemiluminescence Reactions in Microsystems
J. Berthier, P. Joly, F. Rivera, P. Caillat, CEA-LETI, FR
-An Online Mems Design Tool That Lays Out and Simulates a Parameterized Array from a Reference Device
P. Marepalli, J.V. Clark, Purdue University, US

Thursday June 16

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8:30Workshop on Compact Modeling 5Room 201
Session chair: Mansun Chan, HKUST, HK
8:30Hardware accelerated interconnect capacitance extractor for VLSI design (invited presentation)
N. Arora, Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., US
9:00High-Voltage MOSFET Compact Modeling (invited presentation)
E. Seebacher, austriamicrosystems AG, AT
9:30Modeling of High Voltage Devices for ESD Event Simulation (invited presentation)
Y. Zhou, J. Salcedo, J.-J. Hajjar, Analog Devices, Inc., US
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10:30Device Design and Simulation 1Room 205
10:30Design of Microassembly through Process Modeling in Virtual Reality
A.N. Das, H.E. Stephanou, University of Texas at Arlington, US
10:50Simulation of Field-Plate Effects on Surface-State-Related Lag and Current Slump in GaAs FETs
T. Tanaka, K. Itagaki, A. Nakajima, K. Horio, Shibaura Institute of Technology, JP
11:10Performance Study of Nitride-Based Gunn Diodes
G. Aloise, S. Vitanov, V. Palankovski, Advanced Material and Device Analysis Group, AT
11:30The role of Electromechanical coupling in AlGaN/AlN/GaN HEMTs
B. Padmanabhan, D. Vasileska, S.M. Goodnick, Arizona State University, US
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10:30Workshop on Compact Modeling 6Room 201
Session chair: Narain Arora, Silterra Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
10:30A Phase-Change Random Access Memory Model for Circuit Simulation (invited presentation)
M. Chan, HKUST, HK
11:00Modeling Strategies for Flash Memory Devices (invited presentation)
A. Padovani, L. Larcher, P. Pavan, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, IT
11:30A Universal Memory Model for Design Exploration (invited presentation)
C.-C. Wang, Y. Cao, Arizona State University, US
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1:30Device Design and Simulation 2Room 204
1:30Bottom-up device simulations: modeling electrical currents on the atomic scale
A. Blom, K. Stokbro, QuantumWise A/S, DK
1:50Advanced physics for simulation of ultrascaled devices with UTOXPP Solver
D. Garetto, D. Rideau, C. Tavernier, Y. Leblebiciand, A. Schmid, H. Jaouen, IBM corp., FR
2:10A Negative Index Metamaterial Waveguide for De-Multiplexing
X. Vidal, A. Baev, E.P. Furlani, P.N. Prasad, The Institute for Lasers, Photonics and Biophotonics, US
2:30SUGARX: an Online Tool That Bridges the Gap Between Experiment and Simulation
P. Marepalli, F. Li, J.V. Clark, Purdue University, US
2:50A Regional Model for Threshold Switching in Phase Change Memory
L. Wang, Peking University Shenzhen Graduate Schoo, CN
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1:30Workshop on Compact Modeling 7Room 201
Session chair: Yu Cao, Arizona State University, US
1:30Process Variability Modeling for VLSI Circuit Simulation (invited presentation)
S.K. Saha, SuVolta, Inc., US
2:00A Fully Anlytical Model for Carbon Nanotube FETs including Quantum Capacitances and Electrostatics (invited presentation)
L. Wei, D.J. Frank, L. Chang, H.-S.P. Wong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US
2:30Single-walled Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Field Effect Transistor Device Modeling
H. Abebe, E. Cumberbatch, USC/ISI, US
2:50Hot-Carrier-Induced Current Degradation in Deep Sub-Micron MOSFETs from Subthreshold to Strong Inversion Region
L. Shihuan, Nanyang Technology University, SG
3:10Drain Induced Barrier Lowering (DIBL) Effect on the Intrinsic Capacitances of Nano-Scale MOSFETs
M.A. Karim, S. Venugopalan, Y.S. Chauhan, D. Lu, A. Niknejad, C. Hu, University of California at Berkeley, US
3:30Characterization and Modeling of Metal Finger Capacitors
N. Lu, R. Booth, D. Daley, E. Thompson, C. Putnam, IBM, US
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4:00Workshop on Compact Modeling 8Room 201
Session chair: Samar Saha, Suvolta, Inc.
4:00Analytical Solutions to Model the Line Edge Roughness and its Effect on Subthreshold Behavior of DG FinFETs
U. Monga, T.A. Fjeldly, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and University Graduate Center (UNIK), NO
4:20Modeling Bias Stress Effect on Threshold Voltage for Amorphous Silicon Thin-Film Transistors
C-H Shen, National Chiao Tung University, TW
4:40The accurate Electro-Thermal Model of Merged SiC PiN Schottky Diodes
M. Zubert, L. Starzak, G. Jablonski, M. Napieralska, M. Janicki, A. Napieralski, Technical University of Lodz, PL
5:00The Application of RESCUER Software to Modelling of Coupled Problems in Modern Devices
M. Zubert, A. Napieralski, Technical University of Lodz, PL

Special Symposium

This special symposium is the premier technical forum for presenting the latest research and development in computational methods, tools and applications at the nano and micro scale, along with the latest suite of commercially available tools helping to engineer the next generation of materials, MEMS, microsystems, semiconductors, sensors and pharmaceuticals.

With the continued miniaturization and blending of technologies, advanced computational techniques in the nano and micro regimes are paramount in the advancement of all high technology regardless of its traditional domain.

Following on the 14 year history of the Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems (MSM) Conference, and the International Conference on Computational Nanotechnology (ICCN), herein we present the world’s most comprehensive forum for the micro and nano multidisciplinary design, modeling and simulation community, with presentations and topics for discussion ranging from theoretical developments through fabrication and industry-oriented applications.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Molecular Modeling
  • Multiscale Modeling
  • Nanomaterials design using quantum chemistry
  • Novel modeling methods & theory
  • Modeling & simulation of polymer nanostructures
  • Modeling & simulation nanostructured surfaces
  • Finite & Boundary Element Methods
  • Process Modeling
  • MEMS Device Modeling
  • Device & Circuit Simulation
  • System & Optimization
  • Fluidic Device Simulation
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Molecular Simulation

Molecular Simulation

Selected Nanotech Proceedings papers will be reviewed and invited into a Special Issue of Molecular Simulation. The journal covers all aspects of research related to, or of importance to, molecular modelling and simulation (including informatics, theoretical and experimental work).

For consideration into this Special Issue of Molecular Simulations, please select the “Submit to Molecular Simulation” button during the on-line submission procedure.

 

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