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Semiconductor Device Simulation with Silvaco TCAD

March 11, 2021

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

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The TCAD software by Silvaco has been proven to be a powerful tool to provide in-depth understanding of device fabrication and characteristics. It combines industry and academic physics knowledge, advanced numerical simulation methods, user interfaces, and DoE automation to allow users to get the answers they need.

In this workshop, attendees will be introduced to the suite of Silvaco TCAD software, as well as offered starter training and tutorials. The workshop will allow them to approach the complexity of using TCAD from a good starting point and to learn quickly and confidently.


Professor Nasir Basit
Director of Operations NUFAB

Simone Bianconi,
PhD Candidate - BISOL Group
McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern

Ying Jia, PhD



Introduction to Silvaco TCAD Software

Presentation and application case by Simone Bianconi


Demonstration 1: Fabrication Process Simulation

Demonstration 2: Device Simulation

Discussions and Q&A

TCAD Screenshot TCAD Screenshot
(a) shows the materials, structure, and doping contour of a bipolar junction.
(b) presents the calculated base current and collector current at different bias.