Semiconductors and microelectronics

In an era marked by the relentless miniaturization of conventional electronic devices, the field of nanoelectronics has emerged as an irrefutable reality. The exploration of transformative opportunities in the nano-realm over the last decades has included materials discovery and design, device designs based on novel physics phenomena, and even new computing paradigms – efforts that enable society to continually push toward higher computing performance while improving energy efficiency of computers and other electronic components. Birck’s dedicated researchers are at the forefront of these dynamic research areas, aiming to unlock enhanced performance specifications previously deemed unattainable across diverse electronic applications. Their multifaceted research endeavors span the domains of nano-material synthesis, ferroelectrics, spintronics, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), and advanced 2D materials and oxides for cutting-edge front-end-of-line and back-end-of-line computing and memory devices, as well as advancements in silicon carbide power devices.