VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

Contact persons:

Jouni Ahopelto

VTT

P.O. Box 1000

FI-02044 VTT

Finland

Equipment / Facilities

Processing platform

2600 m2 class ISO4-ISO6 cleanroom (national research infrastructure status) for active devices, RF-MEMS, photonics, superconducting devices and nanofabrication. Wafer size 150 and 200 mm.

Modelling platform

Silvaco process and device modelling tools, RF modelling tools: Keysight ADS, AWR MWO, HFSS, Sonnet, IE3D

Characterization platform

Characterization tools for structural (SEM, AFM, X-ray), electrical (10 mK-RT), including Millimetre wave laboratory of Finland (MilliLab, an ESA external laboratory on millimetre wave technology, frequencies up to 3 THz), and optical properties. 

Expertise

Beyond CMOS

  • Silicon nanofabrication, superconducting devices

More Moore / Logic devices & circuits

  • Nano CMOS and FDSOI circuits, sub- and near threshold ULP circuits, neural processing units

More Moore / Memories

  • Memristors

More than Moore / Sensors

  • MEMS, bolometers, superconducting sensors, biosensors

More than Moore / Energy Harvesting

  • Thermoelectrics, work function harvesting, supercapacitors

More than Moore / RF devices & circuits

  • Active and passive components and circuits in RF, mm-wave and THz range, antennas

More than Moore / Photonics devices

  • Silicon photonics

More than Moore / Power devices

Flexible electronics / Organic devices

  • Printed intelligence, roll-to-roll fabrication

Flexible electronics / Others

Smart systems

  • Wireless and zero power systems, multi-modal systems

Systems design

  • Sensor systems and networks, RF and communication systems
Research interests

Beyond CMOS

  • Nanophononics and optomechanics for new information tokens, quantum technologies based on superconductors and silicon, and photonics.

More Moore / Logic devices & circuits

  • Neural signal and data processing circuits

More Moore / Memories

  • Distributed memories

More than Moore / Sensors

  • Hyperspectral cameras, extremely sensitive bolometers, medical and diagnostics.

More than Moore / Energy Harvesting

  • Thermal sensors, integrated harvesting systems on-chip.

More than Moore / RF devices & circuits

  • 5G and beyond, low power wireless, space applications

More than Moore / Photonics devices

  • Information processing, routing, optomechanics

More than Moore / Power devices

Flexible electronics / Organic devices

  • Embedded solutions, light emission

Flexible electronics / Others

Smart systems

  • Integration of optical, electrical, biological and molecular sensing

Systems design

  • Energy optimized information transmission and processing, zero/low power and autonomous systems