MIXDES - The MIXDES 2015 information

22nd International Conference Mixed Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems
June 25-27, 2015, Toruń, Poland

The MIXDES 2015 Conference took place in Toruń. The topics of the MIXDES Conference included:

  1. Design of Integrated Circuits and Microsystems
  2. Thermal Issues in Microelectronics
  3. Analysis and Modelling of ICs and Microsystems
  4. Microelectronics Technology and Packaging
  5. Testing and Reliability
  6. Power Electronics
  7. Signal Processing
  8. Embedded Systems
  9. Medical Applications

The total number of 123 papers from 21 countries were presented including 5 invited papers.

The following invited papers were presented during the conference:

  1. Challenges in Design-oriented Modeling in Biology
    Prof. Christophe Lallement (University of Strasbourg, France)
  2. Energy Efficency Optimization for Digital Applications in 28nm UTBB FDSOI Technology
    Prof. Amara Amara (ISEP, France)
  3. Formal Methods - Support or Scientific Decoration in Software Development?
    Prof. Tomasz Szmuc (AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland)
  4. Prospect and Outlook of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Protection in Emerging Technologies
    Prof. Juin J. Liou (University of Central Florida, USA)
  5. Silicon PhotoMultipliers: Introducing the Digital Age in Low Light Detection
    Prof. Massimo Caccia (Universita' dell'Insubria, Italy)
  6. Single-Event Effects in Advanced CMOS Technologies - Analysis and Mitigation 
    Dr. Marek Turowski (Robust Chip Inc., USA)
  7. The Future is MEMS Design Considerations of Microelectromechanical Systems at Bosch 
    Dr. Mike Schwarz (Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany)

The following special sessions were organised during the conference:

  1. Biomedical Measurement Technologies
    organised by Dr. Olaf Truszczyński, Prof. Marek Prost (Military Institute of Aviation Medicine, Poland)
    and Prof. Witold Pleskacz (Warsaw University of Technology, Poland)
    • A CMOS System-on-Chip for Physiological Parameters Acquisition, Processing and Monitoring
      K. Siwiec, K. Marcinek, T. Borejko (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., Poland), A. Jarosz (Institute of Electron Techn., Poland), J. Kopański (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., Poland), E. Kurjata-Pfitzner (Institute of Electron Techn., Poland), P. Narczyk, M. Plasota, A. Wielgus, W. Pleskacz (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • The BioSip System - Hardware Solutions
      A. Michnik, Z. Szczurek, B. Szuster, B. Kubik, P. Kowalski (Inst. of Medical Techn. and Equipment, Poland)
    • Inertial Sensor Location Analysis in Automatic Balance Assessment
      P. Badura, E. Piętka (Silesian Univ. of Techn., Poland)}
    • First Approach for Design of an Autonomous Measurement System to Aid Determination of the Psychological Profile of Soldiers
      K. Różanowski (Military Inst. of Aviation Medicine, Poland), T. Sondej (Military Univ. of Techn., Poland), J. Lewandowski (Military Inst. of Aviation Medicine, Poland)
    • Organization of Fast Biomedical Data Transmission in a Low-power, High-reliability Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) Dedicated to Data Acquisition from BIOSIP Modules
      B. Kubik, Z. Szczurek, P. Kowalski, A. Michnik, B. Szuster (Inst. of Medical Techn. and Equipment, Poland)
    • Artificial Neural Networks in Accelerometer-based Human Activity Recognition
      P. Lubina, M. Rudzki (Silesian Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • NIR Finger Vascular System Imaging in Angiology Applications
      M. Waluś, K. Bernacki (Silesian Univ. of Techn., Poland), M. Nycz (Medical Univ. of Silesia, Poland), J. Konopacki (Silesian Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • Implementation of an Algorithm for Heart Rate Measurement in a Specialized Multi-core Processor
      T. Sondej, D. Tomaszewski (Military Univ. of Techn., Poland), K. Różanowski (Military Inst. of Aviation Medicine, Poland)
    • Automatic Cysts Detection in Optical Coherence Tomography Images
      W. Więcławek (Silesian Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • Telemonitoring of Pregnat Women at Home - Biosignals Acquisition and Measurment
      A. Pawlak (Silesian Univ. of Techn., Poland), K. Horoba, J. Jezewski, J. Wrobel, A. Matonia (Inst. of Medical Techn. and Equipment, Poland)
    • Feature Vectors of the Cruciate Ligaments of the Knee Joint
      P. Zarychta (Silesian Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • Multimodal Biometric Database DMCSv1 of 3D Face and Hand Scans
      W. Sankowski, P.S. Nowak, P. Krotewicz (Lodz Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • Computer Aided Diagnosis Workstation for Brain Tumor Assessment
      J. Kawa, M. Rudzki, E. Piętka, P. Szwarc (Silesian Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • Software Tool for the Analysis of Components Characteristic for ECG Signal
      M. Bernat, Z. Piotrowski (Military Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • Possibilities and Limitations of Automated Psychological Profiling
      A. Tarnowski, K. Lapkiewicz (Military Inst. of Aviation Medicine, Poland)
    • Wireless Medical Systems for Recording Biomedical Parameters Developed at ITAM in Light of Global Achievements in the Field and Anticipated Development Trends
      B. Szuster, Z. Szczurek, B. Kubik, P. Kowalski, A. Michnik (Inst. of Medical Techn. and Equipment, Poland)
  2. Issues of Stereoscopic 3D Technologies and Image Acquisition in Current R&D
    organised by ROS3D Consortium
    • Methods of 3D Images Quality Assesment
      B. Sakowicz, M. Kamiński, R. Ritter, R. Kotas, P. Marciniak, J. Kupis, P. Sękalski, A. Napieralski (Lodz Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • Stereoscopic Image Perception Quality Factors
      K. Fornalczyk, P. Napieralski, D. Szajerman, A. Wojciechowski (Lodz Univ. of Techn., Poland), P. Sztoch (FINN, Poland), J. Wawrzyniak (Inst. of Science and Techn. Stipendium, Poland)
    • Towards Automatic Calibration of Stereoscopic Video Systems
      P. Perek, D. Makowski, A. Mielczarek, A. Napieralski (Lodz Univ. of Techn., Poland), P. Sztoch (FINN, Poland)
    • Calibration of Stereoscopic Camera Rigs Using Dedicated Real-Time SDI Video Processor
      A. Mielczarek, P. Perek, D. Makowski, A. Napieralski (Lodz Univ. of Techn., Poland), P. Sztoch (FINN, Poland)
    • Application of PCI Express Interface in High-Performance Video Systems
      D. Makowski (Lodz Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • Remote Control of 3D Camera Rig with Embedded System
      P. Plewiński, D. Makowski, A. Mielczarek, A. Napieralski (Lodz Univ. of Techn., Poland), P. Sztoch (FINN, Poland)
    • Mobile Application for Remote Control of Stereoscopic Images Acquisition System
      M. Włodarczyk, M. Borzęcki, T. Płuciennik, A. Skwarna, M. Świecznik, J. Sierocińska, B. Jóźwiak (Open-RnD, Poland)
    • A Simple Multithreaded C++ Framework for High-Performance Data Acquisition Systems
      R. Inglés, P. Perek, M. Orlikowski, A. Napieralski (Lodz Univ. of Techn., Poland)
  3. Open Source Compact/SPICE Modeling
    organised by Dr. Daniel Tomaszewski (Inst. of Electron Techn., Poland) and Dr. Władysław Grabiński (GMC Suisse, Switzerland)
    • Challenges for Analog Circuits in sub-100 nm CMOS Nodes
      B. Landgraf (Infineon Technologies, Austria)
    • Integration of SBML Models for the Description of Biological System in a Lab-On-Chip
      A. Rezgui, M. Madec, C. Lallement, J. Haiech (Strasbourg Univ., France)
    • Verilog-A Compact Space-dependent Model for Biology
      E. Rosati, M. Madec, J.-B. Kammerer, A. Rezgui, C. Lallement, J. Haiech (Univ. Strasbourg, France)
    • The Future is MEMS Design Considerations of Microelectromechanical Systems at Bosch (invited paper)
      M. Schwarz, J. Franz, M. Reimann (Robert Bosch GmbH, Germany)
    • FOSS EKV 2.6 Parameter Extractor
      W. Grabiński (GMC Research, Switzerland), D. Tomaszewski (Institute of Electron Techn., Poland), F. Jazaeri, A. Mangla, J.-M. Sallese, M.-A. Chalkiadaki, A. Bazigos (EPFL, Switzerland), M. Bucher (Tech. Univ. Crete, Greece)
    • On the Modelisation of the Main Characteristics of SOI Hall Cells by Three-dimensional Physical Simulations
      M.-A. Paun (Univ. Cambridge, UK)
    • Qucs Equation-Defined and Verilog-A RF Device Models for Harmonic Balance Circuit Simulation
      M. Brinson (London Metropolitan Univ., UK), V. Kuznetsov (Bauman Moscow Tech. Univ., Russia)
    • Qucs-based Development of an Energy Harvester Compact Model
      D. Tomaszewski, K. Domański, P. Prokaryn (Institute of Electron Techn., Poland)
    • Lung/Airway Dynamic Model Using ABM Elements and PSPICE
      F. Masana (Barcelona Semiconductors, Spain)
    • Wavelet-Based Calculation of the Transmission Coefficient for Tunneling Events in Tunnel-FETs
      A. Farokhnejad (Tech. Hochschule Mittelhessen, Germany), M. Gräf (Tech. Hochschule Mittelhessen, Germany and Univ. Rovira i Virgili, Spain), A. Klös (Tech. Hochschule Mittelhessen, Germany)
    • Channel Charge Model of a Dual-Gate Junctionless Transistor
      D. Kasprowicz (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • Simple Methods of Threshold Voltage Parameter Extraction for MOSFET Models
      D. Tomaszewski, J. Malesińska, G. Głuszko (Institute of Electron Techn., Poland)

The following papers has been awarded:

  1. Outstanding Paper Award:
    • A CMOS System-on-Chip for Physiological Parameters Acquisition, Processing and Monitoring
      K. Siwiec, K. Marcinek, T. Borejko (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., Poland), A. Jarosz (Institute of Electron Techn., Poland), J. Kopański (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., Poland), E. Kurjata-Pfitzner (Institute of Electron Techn., Poland), P. Narczyk, M. Plasota, A. Wielgus, W. Pleskacz (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • A High Spatial Resolution 64-Channel In-Vivo Neural Recording System
      M. Masoumi, G. Bertotti, S. Keil, R. Thewes (Tech. Univ. Berlin, Germany)
    • Analysis and Implementation of on the Fly Stopping Criteria for Layered QC LDPC Decoders
      A. Hera, O. Boncalo, C.-E. Gavriliu, A. Amaricai (Univ. Politehnica Timisoara, Romania), V. Savin (CEA-LETI, France), D. Declercq, F. Ghaffari (ETIS-ENSEA, France)
    • Compact DC Model of a JVeSFET Transistor with Reduced Number of Empirical Parameters
      M. Staniewski, A. Pfitzner (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • Design and Measurement Methodology for a Sub-picoampere Current Digitiser
      E. Voulgari (EPFL and CERN, Switzerland), M. Noy, F. Anghinolfi (CERN, Switzerland), F. Krummenacher, M. Kayal (EPFL, Switzerland)
    • Development of Radiation-hard Bandgap Reference and Temperature Sensor in CMOS 130 nm Technology
      M. Kuczynska, S. Gozdur, S. Bugiel, M. Firlej, T. Fiutowski, M. Idzik (AGH Univ. of Science and Techn., Poland), S. Michelis (CERN, Switzerland), J. Moron, D. Przyborowski, K. Swientek (AGH Univ. of Science and Techn., Poland)
    • Estimation of Heat Transfer Coefficient Temperature Dependence from Cooling Curve Measurements
      A. Czerwoniec, T. Torzewicz, A. Samson, M. Janicki (Lodz Univ. of Techn., Poland)
    • Organization of Fast Biomedical Data Transmission in a Low-power, High-reliability Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) Dedicated to Data Acquisition from BIOSIP Modules
      B. Kubik, Z. Szczurek, P. Kowalski, A. Michnik, B. Szuster (Inst. of Medical Techn. and Equipment, Poland)
    • Silicon-on-Insulator Technology for Bioluminescence Imaging and Application to a Switching Photodetector
      D. Sallin (EPFL, Switzerland), N. Abdo (ISAE-SUPAERO, France), A. Koukab (EPFL, Switzerland), M. Estribeau, P. Magnan (ISAE-SUPAERO, France), M. Kayal (EPFL, Switzerland)
  2. Poland Section IEEE ED Young Scientist Paper Award
    • An Improved Junction Termination Design Using Deep Trenches for Superjunction Power Devices
      S. Noblecourt, F. Morancho, K. Isoird, P. Austin (LAAS-CNRS and Univ. Toulouse, France), J. Tasselli (LAAS-CNRS, France)
  3. ROS3D Consortium Paper Award
    • Towards Automatic Calibration of Stereoscopic Video Systems
      P. Perek, D. Makowski, A. Mielczarek, A. Napieralski (Lodz Univ. of Techn., Poland), P. Sztoch (FINN, Poland)

       

Receipt of papers:

March 1st, 2017

Notification of acceptance:

April 30th, 2017

Registration opening:

May 15th, 2017

Final paper versions:

May 31th, 2017