Workshop 1: Identification of the main requirements for future ICT devices

2011-01-20 to 2011-01-21 in Granada, Spain

Important dates

  • Comunication of invitations and accepted participants: 8 January 2011
  • Deadline for online registration: 12 January 2011
  • Deadline for cancelation: 19 January 2011
  • Arrival: 20 January 2011 from 9 am onwards
  • Registration: 20 January from 10 am to 11.30
  • Welcome and Introduction: 20 January 13.30-14.15
  • Gala Dinner: 20 January 21.00
  • Departure: 21 January from 15.00 onwards

Envisioned target outcome for this workshop

  • Identification of a set of criteria for operation and performance against which the Beyond CMOS devices will be evaluated. The key issues are functionality, integrability and reproducibility.
  • Tentative set of candidates for future Beyond CMOS devices.
  • Mapping of the fabrication and production facilities in Europe for the potential non-CMOS devices.

The topics of the workshop will range from molecular electronics, through silicon-based electronics and
heterogeneous integration, all the way to spintronics and quantum information processing in the first instance. The preliminary workshop program can be found at the bottom of the page. It will address furture technologies like:

  • Carbon-based electronics (graphene, carbon nano-tubes)
  • Silicon-based electronics
  • Compound semiconductor-based electronics
  • Futuristic trends (including Molecular Electronics, Spintronics, Superconducting electronics and other futuristic electronics)

Each session is planned to include:

  • 1 plenary talk (25 minutes)
  • Discussion togehter with a nominated Discussant (25 mins)


Location:Granada, Spain


The workshop will take place in Parque de las Ciencias, Granada, Spain. Please note that no accommodations is booked for workshop participants. Therefore, you should make your bookings individually; please find below some hotel recommendations and the agreed discounted rates. Please note that room and rates are guaranteed subject to availability. In order to book your room at the agreed discounted price, please do so through the following website:

The prices mentioned below have been agreed with the following hotels throughout the whole week when EUROSOI 2011 and NANO-TEC workshop will take place. Therefore, please make sure to state the exact dates of your stay in the booking form:

Hotel M.A. Nazaries, 5*, walking distance from the workshop location: 8 minutes.
Single room: € 92,00. Double room: € 108,00
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Hotel Alhamar, 4*, walking distance from the workshop location: 12 minutes.
Single room: € 76,00. Double room: € 87,00
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Hotel Luna Arabial, 3*, walking distance from the workshop location: 22 minutes.
Single room: € 60,00. Double room: € 70,00
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How to reach the workshop ...

... by plane
Flights run daily between Granada Airport "Federico Garcia Lorca" and  Barcelona, Madrid, and Sevilla, although few international flights  connect directly Granada to other European cities. Granada airport is  located about 16 KM from the Parque de las Ciencias.

... by train
The closest train station to Parque de las Ciencias is Granada Renfe station, located about at about 4 km of distance. Please check the Renfe website for routes and timetables from your departure place:

... by bus
Granada bus station is located about 5 km from the Parque de las  Ciencias. Please check this website for bus connection from other  cities: Buses no. 1 and 5 run between the city centre and the Parque de las Ciencias.

... by car
the main route is through the "Camino de Ronda". Parking at discounted prices is available for people visiting the Park. GPS coordinates: 37'16231º N and 3'60374º W

More useful links

Organiser:ICN, Chalmers, ITE, ECN
Organisation: Noemi Baruch (Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology, ICN), +34-93-5858312, Volker Schöber (edacentrum, ECN)


Program: Andreas Norgren (Chalmers Industriteknik) and Piotr B. Grabiec (Institute of Electron Technology, ITE)


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