Analog Circuits and Techniques for areas such as communications, biomedical, aerospace, automotive, energy, environment, analog computing and security applications, ranging from building blocks to silicon sensors, interfaces, and novel clock generation architectures.
Data Converters including but not limited to A/D, D/A, time-to-digital, frequency-to-digital and analog to information converters of all types enabled by new techniques, architectures, or technologies.
Design Foundations for novel digital, analog, mixed-signal, and memory circuit techniques for present and emerging applications (deep learning, autonomous vehicles, IoT, security, quantum computing). Modeling and simulation of advanced CMOS (FinFET, UTTB-SOI) and beyond-CMOS devices (MEMS, GaN, Non-Volatile Memories, STT) to improve design quality, efficiency, and reliability. Design for manufacturing, test, aging, security, and reliability (novel DFT circuits, system-level testing). High-level system modeling, digital/analog design infrastructure, and verification and emulation for complex SoCs.
Digital Circuits, SoCs, and Systems solicit hardware-based papers in technologies that enhance integrated systems including processors, accelerators, memory systems, with applications in artificial intelligence, security, autonomous transportation, cloud computing, sensing, and communication.
Emerging Technologies, Systems, and Applications solicit hardware focused papers in the technologies of tomorrow extending from new device to system integration and applications with focus on, but not limited to:
- Next-generation technology and sensors including devices, integration, and packaging including nano-primitives, non-silicon based technology, and advanced assembly. Sensor interfaces for MEMS, mm-wave/THz, flexible, printed, large-area and organic electronics, electronic-photonic co-design, and silicon photonics.
- Biomedical circuits, systems, and applications including neural interfaces, microarrays, lab-on-a-chip, bio-inspired circuits, implantable and/or wearable systems, closed-loop systems with sensing and actuation, medical imaging, and other biosensors including biomedical signal processing SoCs.