Automotive tested high-voltage embedded non-volatile memory integrated SoC

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ATHENIS invited presentation at CMOSET 2011

Fraunhofer IISB presented results from their investigations for HV-trench-gate integration in LDMOS processes at the 2011 CMOS Emerging Technologies Workshop (CMOSET) held June 15-17, 2011 in Whistler, BC, Canada.

ATHENIS presentation at IMW 2011

University of Ferrara presented characterization results of the Nanomech memory at the 2011 IMW International Memory Workshop ( ),held May 22-25, 2011 in Monterey, CA.

ATHENIS invited presentation at IRPS 2011

Cavendish Kinetics and University of Ferrara have presented results developed within the project ATHENIS in a joint paper titled “Reliability and Performance Characterization of a MEMS-Based Non Volatile Switch” at the 2011 IRPS International Reliability Physics Symposium ( ) held April 10-14, 2011 in Monterey, CA.

Public workshop presented results and achievements from ATHENIS on Dec 15th, 2010 in Trento

The Workshop entitled “IC TECHNOLOGY FOR HARSHEST AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS” presented results developed within the project ATHENIS. Presentations were held by all partners including two guest speakers from ST, Italy, and University of Ulm, Germany. The event was hosted by Fondazione Bruno Kessler / Communication and Events

Please find the detailed AGENDA & Registration information here:

Some of the presentations are available under the download site.

ATHENIS invited presentation at IEDM 2010

Tibor Grasser from TU Vienna has been invited to present results obtained in the ATHENIS project under the title “Recent Advances in Understanding the Bias Temperature Instability” at IEDM 2010.

ATHENIS presentations at IIRW 2010

Two presentations from TU Vienna covering reliability aspects have been presented at the IEEE INTERNATIONAL INTEGRATED RELIABILITY WORKSHOP, held October 17-21, 2010 at Lake Tahoe. The presentations are entitled “On the ‘Permanent’ Component of NBTI” and “Recovery of Negative and Positive Bias Temperature Stress in pMOSFETs”

ATHENIS presentation at ISPS 2010

Austriamicrosytems presented at the INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON POWER SEMICONDUCTORS, in Prague, 1- 3 September 2010 development results achieved within ATHENIS: “Development of a High Voltage Reverse Polarity Process Module”.

ATHENIS presentation at ATA Conference 2010

ATHENIS participated at ATA "Automotive Electronics: driving the future of powertrain and chassis" held in Torino, Italy on 10 and 11 June 2010 with two presentations “Low cost highly scalable HV-CMOS technology for automotive applications” presented by austriamicrosystems and “MEMS-based non-volatile memory for harsh environments” presented by Cavendish Kinetics and Università di Ferrara.

ATHENIS presentation at ISPSD Conference 2010

ATHENIS participated at ISPSD “International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs” held in Hiroshima, Japan on 06 to 10 June 2010.

Two papers entitled "A 120V 180nm High Voltage CMOS smart power technology for System-on-chip integration" and “Trench gate integration into planar technology for reduced on-resistance in LDMOS devices” presented results successfully developed within the ATHENIS project.

ATHENIS presentation at INC6 Conference 2010

The project ATHENIS was presented at INC6 The Sixth International Nanotechnology Conference on Communications and Cooperation held in Grenoble - Minatec / France from May 17-20, 2010.

ATHENIS presentation at DATE Conference 2010

Results developed within ATHENIS by austriamicrosystems and VALEO were presented at DATE 2010 "The Leading European Conference on Electronic Systems Design" held in Dresden, Germany on 8 to 12 March 2010.

Paper-Title: "An High Voltage CMOS Voltage Regulator for automotive alternators with programmable functionalities and full reverse polarity capability"

ATHENIS presentation at IMST Conference 2009

ATHENIS participated at IMST Innovative Memory Storage Technologies Conference 2009 held in Aachen, Germany on 8 and 9 September 2009.
IMST is a Memory Project Workshop to present ongoing European research on the different aspects of Mass-Storage Technologies in European Projects (FP6-FP7).

ATHENIS ICT4EE participation

ATHENIS has been invited to participate at the “ICT4EE” event.
For more information, please see the following link: ICT4EE

Seventh Framework Programme