Side Events

Side Events

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Podium Discussion

Villach Conference Center, from 15:50 to 17:10

Infineon Austria CTO as well as other high level executives, managers and former Ph. D. students will discuss which perspectives microelectronics companies offer to Ph. D. graduates.

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

EU Research Day

Villach Conference Center, from 9:00 to 11:00

ACCESS to Research Funding

Abstract: At the beginning of a research career, access to research funding is vital. Funding opportunities are plenty and sometimes hard to find. Once found, applying successfully is sometimes not so straight forward.
To be prepared, this session will give some basic insight into successful proposal writing and will then show where to find funding opportunities in Europe and beyond.
An ambitious programme for two hours – enjoy the "crash course"!

Short Course

Villach Conference Center, from 11:30 to 13:00

Power IC and Discrete Technologies

Martin Henning Vielemeyer, Infineon Technologies Austria

Abstract: During the last decades MOSFETs have been continuously improved enabling them to switch higher powers without overheating. Devices with a few square millimeters can handle currents up to the triple digit range. At the same time they are switching with many hundred kilohertz. It is crucial to work at very high efficiency. In addition to the energy savings it avoids thermal destruction of the devices. For this it is needed to optimize the parameters causing most losses in application. Some can be improved by understanding the MOSFET and the physics behind it. For others there are trade-offs, on which the target must be carefully chosen.


  • Short overview of power devices
  • History of PowerMOSFET (from lateral to trench)
  • Physics of a trench MOSFET
  • TrenchMOSFET parameters and parasitic
  • What’s the influence (in the application) of the parameters and the parasitic and how can they be influence

Visit of Infineon Technologies Austria AG

Infineon Site, from 14:00 to 17:00

Shuttle bus is starting at 13:30 from Villach Conference Center.