Challenges for Graphene in Semiconductor Technology (Graphene Europe 2015)

Dr Guenther Ruhl, Lead Principal New Materials
Infineon Technologies
Apr 28, 2015.

Presentation Summary

Graphene is a novel material which has attracted a lot of attention during the last years. In the context of the high expectations on its potential applications, several challenges which appear for semiconductor industry engagement in graphene technology, as indicators for a realistic assessment of the technological implementation potential and technological issues for graphene device fabrication, are discussed in this talk.

Speaker Biography (Guenther Ruhl)

Dr. Guenther Ruhl is Lead Principal for new materials working with Infineon Technologies since 1998. He has worked on several material topics, amongst them resistive memory materials and high-k dielectrics. Currently his work focuses on carbon materials for semiconductor applications. Prior to Infineon he held a research position at the Fraunhofer-Institute for Solid State Technology in Munich, Germany. He studied chemistry and received his Ph.D. at the Technical University Munich.

Company Profile (Infineon)

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Infineon Technologies AG is a world leader in semiconductors. Infineon offers
products and system solutions addressing three central challenges to modern society:
energy efficiency, mobility and security. In the 2014 fiscal year (ending September
30), the company reported sales of Euro 4.3 billion with about 29,800 employees
worldwide. In January 2015, Infineon acquired US-based International
Rectifier Corporation, a leading provider of power management technology, with
revenues of USD 1.1 billion (fiscal year 2014 ending June 29) and approximately
4,200 employees.
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