I fly in on Monday and I will immediately head over to the IMEC Technology Forum (ITF). I will miss the first half of the day but I will be blogging about the papers I see in the second half including several papers from IMEC as well as a paper from David Fried of Coventor. Following the ITF I will be interviewing Dan Mocuta of IMEC about the Horizontal Nanowire work they published at the VLSI Technology Symposium several weeks ago.
Tuesday I have an interview with Dr. Levinson of Global Foundries and Dr. Lercel of ASML about the latest developments in lithography. Then I plan to attend the Lithography: Charting a Path, or Paths, Between Nodes 10 and 5 sessions they are both speaking at. In the afternoon I will attend the Node 10 to node 5 - Dealing with the Slower Pace of Traditional Scaling until 3pm when I have an interview with Leti CEO Marie Semeria.
Wednesday from 10:30am to 12:30pm I will be in the Materials: Manufacturing Challenges and Realities at Advanced Nodes (Track 1 at TechXPOT South) where I will be giving a paper entitled "Technology and Cost Trends at Advanced Nodes" plus listening to the rest of the papers. In the afternoon I will be interviewing Rajeev Rajan of Global Foundries about their IOT strategy.
Thursday morning, I will be at a Axcelis' Cultivating Novel Implant Applications Driving innovation and then spending some time on the show floor.
I expect to get a lot of really interesting blogs from all of the sessions I will be attending and interviews I will be conducting. Keep a look out for all the blogs on SemiWiki the week after the show!
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