MIXDES - The MIXDES 2008 information

15th International Conference
Mixed Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems
Poznań, 19-21 June 2008

The MIXDES 2008 Conference took place in Poznań, Poland. 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 109 papers from 31 countries were accepted for publication including 3 invited papers.

The following invited papers were presented during the conference:

  1. High Performance Computing in Nanoscale Electro-thermal Modeling and Simulations, A.W. Skorek (Univ. Quebec at Trois-Rivières, CANADA and Tech. Univ. Bialystok, POLAND)
  2. LTCC in Microelectronics, Microsystems, and Sensors, K.A. Peterson, R.T. Knudson, E.J. Garcia, K.D. Patel, M. Okandan, C.K. Ho, C.D. James, S.B. Rohde, B.R. Rohrer (Sandia Labs, USA), F. Smith, L.R. Zawicki (Honeywell Federal Manufact. and Techn., USA), B.D. Wroblewski (Sandia Labs, USA)
  3. The HiSIM Compact Model Family for Integrated Devices Containing a Surface-potential MOSFET Core, H.J. Mattausch, M. Miura-Mattausch, N. Sadachika, M. Miyake, D. Navarro (Hiroshima Univ., JAPAN)

The following special sessions were organised during the conference:

  1. Compact Modeling and Characterization of Nano CMOS Technologies
    • Analytical Modeling of the Electrostatic Potential in MOS Devices by Conformal Mapping, A. Kloes, M. Weidemann (Univ. Applied Sciences Giessen, GERMANY)
    • Development of Multi-gate MOSFET Models for Circuit Simulation with a Compact Modeling Platform, H.J. Mattausch (Hiroshima Univ., JAPAN), M. Chan (Hong Kong Univ. of Science & Techn., HONG KONG), J. He (Peking Univ., CHINA), H. Koike (AIST, JAPAN), M. Miura-Mattausch (Hiroshima Univ., JAPAN), T. Nakagawa (AIST, JAPAN), Y.J. Park (Seoul Nat. Univ., KOREA), T. Tsutsumi (Meiji Univ., JAPAN), Z. Yu (Tsinghua Univ., CHINA)
    • Electrical Characterization of FinFETs, A. Malinowski (Institute of Electron Techn., POLAND), A. Kociubiński (Lublin Univ. of Techn., POLAND), P. Sałek, L. Łukasiak (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., POLAND), M. Zaborowski, D. Tomaszewski (Institute of Electron Techn., POLAND), A. Jakubowski (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., POLAND)
    • Electrical Characterization of MOSFETs with Ultrathin SiON Gate Dielectric, J. Jasiński, G. Głuszko, M. Iwanowicz (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., POLAND), D. Tomaszewski (Institute of Electron Techn., POLAND), L. Łukasiak, A. Jakubowski (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., POLAND)
    • Modeling of High-voltage NMOS Transistors Using Extended BSIM3 Model, J. Pieczynski, I. Doncov (Fraunhofer Institute IMS, GERMANY)
    • Noise Optimization of Fast Charge Sensitive Amplifier in Submicron Technology for Low Power Application, R. Szczygieł, P. Gryboś, P. Maj (AGH Univ. of Science and Techn., POLAND)
    • TCAD Modeling and Characterization of Short-range Variations in Multiple-gate Devices and Circuit Blocks, E. Baravelli, N. Speciale (Univ. Bologna, ITALY), A. Dixit (IBM, INDIA), M. Jurczak (IMEC, BELGIUM)
  2. CARE Project
    • A Novel Approach for Real Time Neutron Radiation Monitoring Based on the Bubble Dosimeter, W. Dębowski, K. Przygoda, G. Jabłoński, A. Napieralski (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND), B. Mukherjee (Deutsche Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, GERMANY)
    • Application of Precision Low Frequency Signal Generation as Intermediate Frequency for Upconversion in Particle Accelerator Field Control, S. Tarnowski, A. Piotrowski (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND)
    • ATCA Carrier Board with IPMI Supervisory Circuit, A. Zawada, D. Makowski (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND), T. Jeżyński, S. Simrock (Deutsche Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, GERMANY), A. Napieralski (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND)
    • Control System for Compensation of Lorentz Force Detuning for Superconducting Cavities, K. Przygoda, M. Grecki, T. Poźniak (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND)
    • Distributed Monitoring System for the Master Oscillator of the FLASH Accelerator, K. Czuba, P. Pucyk, M. Ładno (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., POLAND)
    • Hardware Fault Tolerance Implemented in Software at the Compiler Level with Special Emphasis on Array-variable Protection, A. Piotrowski, D. Makowski, G. Jabłoński, S. Tarnowski, A. Napieralski (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND)
    • Implementation of the RF-gun Controller as a Message-based Device in VXI Systems, W. Koprek, K.W. Hejn (Warsaw Univ. of Techn., POLAND)
    • Java-based Interface for Radiation Monitoring System RadMon, A. Grabka, D. Makowski, B. Świercz (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND), B. Mukherjee (Deutsche Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, GERMANY), A. Napieralski (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND)
    • Novel Applications of Radiochromic Film in Radiation Dosimetry at High-energy Accelerators, B. Mukherjee (Deutsche Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, GERMANY), D. Makowski, P. Krasiński (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND), P. Cross (Radiological Physics Pty. Ltd. Belair, AUSTRALIA), M. Grecki, S. Simrock (Deutsche Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, GERMANY)
    • Portable Radiochromic Film Readout System, P. Krasiński, D. Makowski (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND), B. Mukherjee, S. Simrock (Deutsche Elektronen-Synchrotron DESY, GERMANY), A. Napieralski (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND)
    • Universal Communication Module Based on AMC Standard, D. Makowski, A. Piotrowski, A. Napieralski (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND)

The following papers has been awarded:

  • Outstanding Paper Award was presented to:
    • A 24dB Gain Gilbert-type Down-sampling Mixer with Increased DC-input Range through Exploiting the Body Effect, K. Schweiger, H. Zimmermann (Tech. Univ. Wien, AUSTRIA)
    • Amplitude Comparator for Self-calibration Circuit of IR Mixer, A. Szymański, E. Kurjata-Pfitzner (Institute of Electron Techn., POLAND)
    • An Asynchronous SystemC Library and Control Data Flow Extraction, M. Damavandpeyma, S. Mohammadi (Univ. Tehran, IRAN)
    • Experimental Study of Power IGBT Technologies at Large Range Temperature, J.L. Fock-Sui-Too (LAAS-CNRS, PEARL and Hispano-Suiza Comp., FRANCE), B. Chauchat, S. Nicolau (PEARL, FRANCE), F. Madrid, P. Austin, P. Tounsi (LAAS-CNRS and PEARL, FRANCE), M. Mermet-Guyennet (PEARL, FRANCE)
    • FPGA Implementation of a Lossless to Lossy Bitonal Image Compression System, A. Savakis, M. Lukowiak, J. Pyle (Rochester Inst. of Techn., USA)
    • Investigation of Circuit Thermal Models Based on the Transient Thermal Response Spectra, M. Janicki (Austrian Academy of Sciences, AUSTRIA), S. Kindermann (Kepler Univ. Linz, AUSTRIA), A. Napieralski (Tech. Univ. Łódź, POLAND)
    • Miniaturized Real-time PCR System: Toward Smart Diagnostic Device for Point-of-care Food Pathogens DNA Analyze, R. Walczak, J.A. Dziuban (Institute of Electron Techn. and Wrocław Univ. of Techn., POLAND), J. Koszur (Institute of Electron Techn., POLAND), D.D. Bang (Denmark Tech. Univ., DENMARK), J. Ruano-Lopez (Ikerlan, SPAIN)
    • Performance of Multichannel FX Chip with DC Coupled CdTe Schottky Detector, M. Kachel, P. Gryboś (AGH Univ. of Science and Techn., POLAND)
    • Single Event Upset Modeling with Nuclear Reactions in Nanoscale Electronics, M. Turowski, A. Fedoseyev, A. Raman (CFDRC, USA), K. Warren (Vanderbilt Univ., USA)
    • Technology of SOI Monolithic Active Pixel Detectors for Improvement of I-V Characteristics and Reliability, H. Niemiec, W. Kucewicz, M. Sapor (AGH Univ. of Science and Techn., POLAND), P. Grabiec, K. Kucharski, J. Marczewski, D. Tomaszewski (Institute of Electron Techn., POLAND), B.M. Armstrong, M. Bain, P. Baine, H.S. Gamble, S.L. Suder, F.H. Ruddell (NISRC Queen's Univ., UK)
  • Poland Section IEEE ED Chapter Special Award was presented to:
    • Development of Pipeline ADC for the Luminosity Detector at ILC, M. Idzik, K. Świentek, S. Kulis (AGH Univ. of Science and Techn., POLAND)
  • Best Student Paper Award was presented to:
    • VHDL Implementation of the Lane Detection Algorithm, P. Pankiewicz, W. Powiertowski, G. Roszak (Poznań Univ. of Techn., POLAND)

Receipt of papers:

February 28th, 2018

Notification of acceptance:

April 30th, 2018

Registration opening:

May 15th, 2018

Final paper versions:

May 15th, 2018