Tuesday, September 18, 2007


The 21st IEEE International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs will take place in Barcelona (Catalonia, Spain) on June 14-18.

The deadline for abstract submission is October 24 2008.

ISPSD is the main international conference on the areas of power semiconductor devices, power integrated circuits, their hybrid technologies, and applications.

Topics include: processes, materials, CAD/Simulation, devices, power ICs, packaging and applications.

For researchers interested in compact modeling of power semiconductor devices, ISPSD is a top event to present and get to know the last results in this field. "Device & circuit simulation" is explicitly mentioned as one of the subtopic in the "CAD/Simulation" topic. Compact modeling fits very well this subject. And of course, there is a subtopic of "Modeling" in the "Device" topic.

The Conference will take place mainly at the Axa Winterthur Auditorium but some parallel sessions will be held at the NH Constanza Hotel which is just beside the Auditorium.

Certainly Barcelona is a wonderful place to have such an important event. There are many superb attractions in Barcelona: historical landmarks, the well-known modernistic buildings in Gaudi-style, the "Barri Gòtic" (middle-age downtown), the Museum of Fine Arts, or the stadium of the Barça Football Club. And one can find nice beaches very close to Barcelona. The weather in June is usually very good, warm enough to go to the beach, without been too hot.

The last edition of ISPSD was a success.

The 20th IEEE International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs (ISPSD) was held May 18–22, 2008, in Orlando, Florida, USA.

The venue of ISPSD'08 was the Windham Orlando Resort, a tropical paradise located just outside the entrance to the Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

The General Program Chairman was Professor T. Paul Chow, from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), in Troy NY. Prof. Chow is a recognized authority in the field of power devices and circuits.

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