The 2002 Workshop on Frontiers in Electronics was the third in the series of WOFE workshops. Over 70 leading experts from academia, industry, and government agencies reported on the most recent developments in their fields and exchanged views on future trends and directions of the electronics and photonics industry. The issues they addressed ranged from system-on-chip to DNA doping, from ultrathin SOI to electrotextiles, from photonics integration on the ULSI platform to wide band gap semiconductor devices and solid state lighting. The rapid pace of electronic technology evolution compels a merger of different technical areas, and WOFE-02 provided a unique opportunity for cross-fertilization of the emerging fields of microelectronics, photonics, and nanoelectronics. The workshop was informal and stimulated provocative views, visionary outlooks, and discussions on controversial issues.
Optical Wave Propagation in Periodic Structures (A Yariv & S Mookherjea); MEMS Technology for Advanced Telecommunication Applications (H-G Lee et al.); Low Temperature Physics at Room Temperature in Water: Charge Inversion in Chemical and Biological Systems (A Yu Grosberg et al.); Materials for Strained Silicon Devices (P M Mooney); System-on-Chip Integration (R R Doering); Nanoelectronics: Some Current Aspects and Prospects (R Hull et al.); Electrotextiles (E Ethridge & D Urban); System Impact of Silicon Carbide Power Devices (B Ozpineci et al.); Hot-Phonon Limited Electron Energy Relaxation in AIN/GaN (A Matulionis et al.); Polar-Optical Phonon Enhancement of Harmonic Generation in Schottky Diodes (B Gelmont et al.); Environmental Sensing of Chemical and Biological Warfare Agents in the THz Region (A C Samuels et al.); Thermal Management in Optoelectronics (D K Johnstone); Spectral Response Measurements of Short Wave Infrared Detectors (SWIR) (T F Refaat et al.); Full-Chip Power-Supply Noise: The Effect of On-Chip Power-Rail Inductance (C W Fok & D L Pulfrey); Quantum Dot Superlattices in a Constant Electric Field: Localization and Bloch Oscillations (R A Suris & I A Dmitriev); and other papers.