05/30/2016 - 06/01/2016 -All Day

Location: Hotel Elbresidenz

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The 14th International Conference Reliability and Stress-Related Phenomena in Nanoelectronics conference will provide a forum for presenting current research and for discussions of future developments related to reliability and stress-induced phenomena in nanoelectronics. Stresses arising in metal structures and surrounding dielectric materials due to novel process steps and advanced materials can lead to degradation and failure of micro- and nanoelectronic products, and therefore, they bring new challenges for process integration, design optimization and reliability. Following the spirit of previous workshops, new research results and advances in basic understanding are emphasized.nanolectronics

Topics include:

  • On-chip and 3D interconnect stacks: Synthesis, functionality and performance
  • Scaling limitations of interconnects: Metals and dielectrics
  • Thermo-mechanical properties and stress: Measurements and simulation
  • Role of microstructure and interfaces on mechanical behaviour of nanostructures
  • Reliability physics and engineering, damage and failure mechanisms
  • Stress-induced degradation phenomena and failure: Cu stress, EM, SIV, TDDB
  • Multi-scale modelling, materials data / database
  • Advanced materials characterization techniques
  • Lifetime and ageing of nanoscale materials, structures and systems
  • Design and test for reliability
  • Component (device / interconnect) reliability vs. system reliability

For more information and to register, visit the website here.