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Materials for future electronics and digitalization

Electronic components and systems are needed for the development of solutions that allow to meet the biggest challenges that the world is facing such as energy production and consumption, computers’ rising demands on speed and capacity, advanced medical applications for an aging population, etc. The development of future electronic components and systems is closely linked to the development of materials that makes possible to achieve these requirements of functionality, energy consumption and circularity.

On 10th February, of Big Science Sweden, and ÅMA Ångström Materials Academy, will be holding a seminar on Materials for future electronics and digitalization. Representatives from selected high-tech companies and academic research teams are invited to describe development trends in the fields of electronics and the material challenges that they imply.

Welcome to attend the event and participate in the interactive presentations with comments, questions to speakers and chat discussions!

Program:

  • 13:00-13:15 Welcome and introduction. Zhen Zhang, Ernesto Gutiérrez, ÅMA, Uppsala University,
  • 13:15-13:45 Future electronics in Big Science. Fredrik Engelmark, Sven-Christian Ebenhag, Big Science Sweden
  • 13:45-14:15 Materials challenges in high power applications. Joachim Schiessling, Hitachi Energy
  • 14:15-14:45 The potential of diamond in electronics. Prof. Jan Isberg, Electrical Engineering, Uppsala University
  • 14:45-15:00 Break
  • 15:00-15:30 Neuromorphic electronics. Dr. Paul Solomon, IBM
  • 15:30-16:00 Electronics for extreme environments. Prof. Carl-Mikael Zetterling, Electronics and embedded system, KTH
  • 16:00-16:30 Topological quantum computers. Jorge Cayao, Senior researcher, Material theory, Uppsala University
  • 16:30-17:00 Summary

Please register to the event here

For questions or more information please contact:

Ernesto Gutiérrez, ernesto.gutierrez@uu.se
Fredrik Engelmak, fredrik.engelmark@bigsciencesweden.se