Advanced Models, Applications, and Software Systems for High Performance Computing — Application in Microelectronics

  • E. Langer
  • S. Selberherr
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Science and Engineering book series (LNCSE, volume 8)


This contribution deals with the Austrian research project AURORA and the application of high performance computing (HPC) in the field of microelectronics. In the first part the ‘Spezialforschungsbereich’ AURORA - Advanced Models, Applications, and Software Systems for High Performance Computing - is presented which is funded by the Austrian ‘Fonds zur Forderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung’. Seven research groups belonging to different institutes of the ‘Universitat Wien’ and the ‘Technische Universitat Wien’ are participating in AURORA, thus covering the fields computer science, statistics and operations research, numerical mathematics, electrochemistry, and microelectronics. The second part deals with the activities concerning the application of HPC to the simulation of the behaviour of microelectronic devices and their technological process steps in order to intensify the research capabilities of the simulation tools.


High Performance Computing System Load Queue Manager Semiconductor Process Linearize Augmented Plane Wave 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Langer
    • 1
  • S. Selberherr
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for MicroelectronicsTechnische Universität WienWienAustria

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