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The Institute for Semiconductor Technology and Nanoelectronics is located in the Schloßgartenstraße 8 in close vicinity to the Prinz-Georgs-Garten and the Herrngarten in the center of Darmstadt.

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Symposium on Schottky Barrier MOS Devices 2018 „devil or savior“

A small symposium on schottky barrier MOS devices is planned for August 7, 2018 in Darmstadt at the Institute for Semiconductor Technology & Nano-Electronics. This is the second meeting of an enthusiastic group of Schottky barrier researchers and this year it is sponsered by the ED German Chapter and hostet by the ISTN of TU Darmstadt. more on this


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Prof. Dr. Udo Schwalke elected to IEEE Senior Member Grade

Schwalke: IEEE Senior Member

Prof. Dr. Udo Schwalke has been elected to the Senior Member Grade of the IEEE Electron Devices Society in June 2013.

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Special Selection in the Microelectronics Journal

Microelectronics Journal - Best Papers of DTIS'10 and DTIS'11

Best Paper Special Issue of DTIS'10 and '11
– And ISTN of TU Darmstadt is close to the action again!

F. Wessely, T. Krauss, U. Schwalke
Reconfigurable CMOS with undoped silicon nanowire midgap Schottky-barrier FETs
Link to entry in ULB

Congratulations to the authors.

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Foto des IHTN-Gebäudes (Blick aus dem Herrngarten)
View from the Herrngarten on the ISTN building