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OUR STORY SO FAR

European Solid-State Electronics  Research Conference

European Solid-State Electronics Research Conference

ESSDERC 1987

In 1971 the first European Solid-State Device Research Conference (ESSDERC) conference was organized in Munich, Germany, aiming to present the latest developments in physics, technology and characterization of solid-state devices and bringing together both the academic world and the industry active on silicon and compound semiconductor integrated circuits. ESSDERC solicits papers in fields such as Advanced Devices, Process & Integration, Telecommunication and Power Devices, Modelling and Simulation, Characterization and Reliability, Memory, SoC & SIP, Emerging Technologies, Sensors & Actuators. Originally only short abstracts were published and afterwards selected papers were published in Revue de Physique Appliqué (Paris, France).  Starting from the 1987 conference in Bologna, Italy, the short abstracts were no longer published but rather Proceedings with 4-page manuscripts became available to the participants. Due to an agreement with IEEE, afterwards all abstracts untill 1987 and then proceedings became available in IEEE Xplore

first ESSCIRC

In 1975, the initiative was taken to start up a sister conference, European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC) focussing on recent advances in design concepts, design methodologies, circuit simulation and solid-state circuits. Basic topics such as Analog Circuits, Digital Circuits, RF and Communication Circuits, Mixed Signal Circuits and Microsystems and Date Converters were addressed. The first conference was in Canterbury, UK. Also for ESSCIRC all abstracts and proceedings are available in IEEE Xplore, while selected papers are annually published in a dedicated edition of Journal of Solid-State Circuits. This conference became known as the key circuit conference in Europe attended by participants from all over the world.

Both conferences were since their start annually organised in different weeks in September and in different European cities. Each conference included keynote, invited and contributed papers, selected by separate Technical Program Committees but coordinated by a joint Steering Committee.  Due to the general need for a stronger interaction amongst technologists, device experts and circuit designers, it was in 2002 decided to co-locate the two conferences and organize them at the same time and at the same location. This initiative and new format was first worked out by Prof. Giorgio Baccarani from Bologna University (ESSDERC Conference Chair) and Prof. Rinaldo Castello from Pavia University (ESSCIRC Conference Chair) for Florence as conference location. There were three joint keynote presentations. The delegates had to register for one of the two conferences, i.e., ESSDERC or ESSCIRC, to select one of the Proceedings for free but were allowed and encouraged to attend any of the parallel sessions. The conferences were technically sponsored by IEEE, i.e., by the Electron Devices Society (EDS) for ESSDERC and the Solid Sate Circuit Society (SSC) for ESSCIRC, respectively. The format, which is also used for the IEEE VLSI conferences, turned out to be very successful, and over the years more and more joint presentations and joint sessions were organized. Since 2017, both ESSDERC and ESSCIRC became IEEE financially sponsored conferences, supported by EDS and SSCS, respectively. The conference proceedings are published in IEEE Xplore. Selected papers are afterwards published in Journal of Electron Devices Society (J-EDS) or Journal of Solid-State Circuit (J-SSC), respectively. 

 

Since the last decade there is a worldwide trend towards education, academic research and industrial development while strengthening the link between device technology and circuit design. This is due to the world becoming more and more application driven, with a need to start from system level and to work down to circuit design and device technology.  Designers and technologists have to closely collaborate, and both disciplines and skills have to go hand in hand to achieve optimal results. To cope with this important trend, the ESSDERC-ESSCIRC Steering Committee (EStC) recently decided to reorganize the ESSDERC and ESSCIRC conferences into a single conference format under a new name. The last ESSDERC-ESSCIRC conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, September 11-14, 2023.  The new “European Solid-State Electronics Research Conference - ESSERC” is scheduled for Bruges, Belgium, September 9-12, 2024. The historical link with both ESSDERC and ESSCIRC remains and is also reflected in the new logo and the fact that the conference in Bruges will be referenced as the 50th ESSERC Conference.  ESSERC will have a single Technical Program Committee, a coordinating Steering Committee, a Conference Chair and Co-Chair and three Track Chairs, i.e., one for Circuits, one for Technologies and one for a Joint Track.

European Solid-State Electronics  Research Conference

European Solid-State Device Research Conference

Munich, Germany

Lancaster, UK

Munich, Germany

Nottingham, UK

Grenoble, France

Munich, Germany

Brighton, UK

Montpellier, France

Munich, Germany

York, UK

Toulouse, France

Munich, Germany

Lausanne, Switzerland

Lille, France

Aachen, Germany

Cambridge, UK

Bologna, Italy

Montpellier, France

Berlin, Germany

Nottingham, UK

Montreux, Switzerland

Leuven, Belgium

Grenoble, France

Den Haag, The Netherlands

Edinburgh, Scotland

Bologna, Italy

Stuttgart, Germany

Bordeaux, France

Leuven, Belgium

Cork, Ireland

Nuremberg, Germany

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6th ESSDERC

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European Solid-State Electronics  Research Conference

European Solid-State Circuits Conference

1st ESSCIRC

2nd ESSCIRC

3rd ESSCIRC

4th ESSCIRC

5th ESSCIRC

6th ESSCIRC

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Canterbury, UK

Toulouse, France

Ulm, Germany

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Southampton, UK

Grenoble, France

Freiburg, Germany

Brussel, Belgium

Lausanne, Switzerland

Edinburgh, Scotland

Toulouse, France

Delft, The Netherlands

Bad Soden, Germany

 Manchester, UK

Vienna, Austria

Grenoble, France

Milan, Italy

Copenhagen, Denmark

Sevilla, Spain

Ulm, Germany

Lille, France

Neuchatel, Switzerland

Southampton, UK

Den Haag, The Netherlands

Duisburg, Germany

Stockholm, Sweden

Villach, Austria

European Solid-State Electronics  Research Conference
European Solid-State Electronics  Research Conference

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Firenze, Italy

Esteril, Portugal

Leuven, Belgium

Grenoble, France

Lausanne, Switzerland

Munich, Germany

Edinburgh, Scotland

Athens, Greece

Sevilla, Spain

Helsinki, Finland

Bordeaux, France

Bucharest, Romania

Venice, Italy

Graz, Austria

Lausanne, Switzerland

Leuven, Belgium

Dresden, Germany

Cracow, Poland

Grenoble, France

Grenoble, France

Milan, Italy

Lisbon, Portugal

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 28thESSCIRC

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European Solid-State Electronics  Research Conference

European Solid-State Electronics Research Conference 

ESSERC

ESSERC

2024

2025

Bruges, Belgium

Munich, Germany

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