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Silvaco – SURGE, North America

October 27, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT

Silvaco, October 27, 2022

Silvaco is pleased to invite you to join its annual Silvaco UseRs Global Event (SURGE), taking place virtually on October 27, 2022.

SURGE brings the TCAD, EDA, and IP communities together to discuss new technologies, share users’ experiences, and discover innovative techniques for advanced semiconductor design.

Everyone that registers will be entered to win one of several $100 Amazon gift cards.

All attendees that complete the post-event survey will receive their choice of either an Amazon or Starbucks Gift Card and be entered to win a AfterShokz Wireless Bone Conduction Bluetooth Headphones.



9:00 AM Welcome and Introductions – Farhad Hayat, Silvaco, Inc.​
9:20 AM​ Dr. Babak Taheri – CEO and Board Member, Silvaco, Inc.​
9:40 AM​ Design and Optimization of Superconducting Circuits – Giovanni De Micheli, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland.
10:00 AM​ Analysis of Multi Patterning Strategies and Control Techniques That Change The Baseline Capability of Manufacturing Printed Circuits – Anton deVilliers, Fellow, Vice President Technology Department, Advanced Tool, Patterning and 3D Logic Incubation, Tokyo Electron Ltd.​

10:30 AM TCAD Simulation Update – Dr. Eric Guichard, Silvaco​, Inc.
10:35 AM​ Revised Mobility Model for Predictive TCAD Simulations of 4H-SiC – Hemant Dixit, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Wolfspeed, Inc.​
11:05 AM​ TCAD as Key Enabler for Photodiode Design – Sungwon Kong, Silvaco, Inc.​
11:35 AM​ Customer Presentation – Sumeet Pandey, Micron​ (Title to be announced)
12:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM​ Behavior of FinFET at Very Low Temperatures and Creation of Qubits – Sanam Moslemi-Tabrizi, Hardware Engineer, Ciena​
1:20PM​ Performance Improvement for Cu Interconnects by SAM and ELD Technologies – Yuki Kikuchi, Tokyo Electron Ltd.​
1:40PM​ Latest Quantum Transport Models for Atomistic Materials and Device Performance Predictions – Tillmann Kubis, Purdue University​​
2:00PM​ Achieving Accurate Experimental Etch Profiles in FinFET and Memory Applications with Victory TCAD Solution – Alexander Toifl, Silvaco, Inc.​
2:25PM​ Advanced Flux Models in Victory Process: Low-Bias SF6 Etching and Thermal Atomic Layer Processing – Luiz Felipe Aguinsky, Silvaco, Inc. / TU Vienna​​

10:30 AM​ Analog Custom Design Update – Thomas Blaesi, Silvaco, Inc.​
10:40 AM​ Device Modeling – Bogdan Tudor, Silvaco, Inc.​
11:00 AM​ A Robust 3nm to 350nm Design Flow Utilizing Silvaco Tools – Chung-Chun Chen, Director of Analog Design, Silicon Creations​​
11:30 AM​ Customer Presentation – Mobile Semicondutor (Title and speaker to be announced)
12:00 PM​ Lunch Break
1:00 PM​ SmartDRC – Richard Lum, MPics Innovations  (Title to be announced)
1:30 PM​ VarMan / VarMan XMA Variation and Yield Analysis – Silvaco Presentation ​​
1:50 PM​ Jivaro Parasitic Reduction – Silvaco Presentation
2:10 PM​ Viso Parasitic Analysis and Exploration – Silvaco Presentation 

10:30 AM​ Design IP Solutions Update – Ben Louie, Silvaco, Inc.​
10:45 AM​ Challenges of Designing Quantum Computer SoCs – Jack Berg,VP of Operations, PsiQuantum​
11:15 AM​ Implementing Debug for I3C – Rajalakshmi Arumugompillai, Silvaco, Inc.​
11:35 AM​ Lunch Break
1:00 PM​ How to Transition from Obsolete Parts with Silvaco IP​ – Silvaco, Inc.​
1:30 PM​ Customer Presentation​ (Title and speaker to be announced)​​​
2:00 PM​ Cello FinFET PDK Automation – Silvaco, Inc.​


October 27, 2022
9:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
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