Saurabh Lodha

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Contact Information

606, Nanoelectronics Building, 6th Floor
Department of Electrical Engineering
IIT Bombay, Powai
Mumbai 400 076, India
Email : slodha[AT]ee.iitb.ac.in
Phone (Office): +91-22-25767460
Fax: +91 22 2572 3707


Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Purdue University, 2004
  • M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University, 2001
  • B. Tech. Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay 1999

Work Experience

  • Sep 2014 - present: Associate Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT, Bombay
  • Jul 2010 - Aug 2014: Assistant Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT, Bombay
  • Apr 2010 - Jul 2010: Staff Engineer (14nm and 22nm process integration) at PTD (Portland Tech. Dev.), Intel Corporation.
  • Apr 2005 - Mar 2010: Senior Process Integration Engineer (32nm and 45nm technologies) at PTD (Portland Tech. Dev.), Intel Corporation.

Teaching

Courses

  • EE 101: Introduction to Electrical and Electronic Circuits (Under Graduate)
  • EE 224: Digital Systems (Under Graduate)
  • EE 227: Introduction to Microelectronics (Under Graduate)
  • EE 733: Solid State Devices (Post Graduate)

Labs

  • EE 214: Digital Systems Lab (Under Graduate)
  • EE 318: Electronic Design Lab (Under Graduate)

Research

Research Interests

  • CMOS process integration and device physics
  • Materials and processes for advanced CMOS devices
  • Metal-semiconductor interfaces
  • 2D materials and devices
  • Molecular devices

Research Projects

  • Ge Transistor Pathfinding Project, Applied Materials, 2011-2012, PI
  • Ge-based device development for sub-22nm node CMOS logic, DST, 2011-2014, PI (rated Excellent by DST)
  • Si/SiGe/Ge Vertical Gate All Around Transistor Pathfinding Project, Applied Materials, 2013-2015, PI
  • Indian Nanoelectronics Users’ Program (Phase II), DeitY, 2013-2018, PI
  • Hardware and process development for ALEt of various thin films using different process chemistries, Applied Materials, 2015-2016, PI
  • Modelling and simulation of Germanium-based devices, Synopsys Inc., 2011-2013, co-PI
  • Nanoscale Selection Device Dev for sub-20nm node High-Density Embedded Non-Volatile Memory, DST, 2011-2014, co-PI
  • Material screening for memory and logic applications, Applied Materials, 2013-2014, co-PI
  • Monolithic Integration of High Performance Germanium based Infrared Detector on Silicon, DST, 2013-2016, co-PI
  • Inkjet Printed Flexible Thin TFTs, DST, 2013-2016, co-PI
  • IIT Bombay Research Park, MHRD, 2014-2017, co-PI
  • Centre of Excellence in Nano-electronics (Phase II), DeitY, 2011-2016, Investigator

External Collaborators

  • Prof. Mandar Deshmukh TIFR, Mumbai
  • Prof. Debjani Karmakar BARC, Mumbai
  • Dr. Dirch Hjorth Petersen, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Copenhagen
  • Prof. Dattatray Late NCL, Pune

Journal Publications

  1. N. Kaushik, D. Mackenzie, K. Thakar, N. Goyal, B. Mukherjee, P. Boggild, D. H. Petersen, and S. Lodha, “Reversible Hysteresis Inversion in MoS2 Field Effect Transistors”, to appear in Nature 2D Materials and Applications (2017).
  2. S. Krishnamoorthy, Z. Xia, C. Joishi, Y. Zhang, J. McGlone, J. Johnson, M. Brenner, A. Arehart, J. Hwang, S. Lodha, S. Rajan, “Modulation-doped β-(Al0.2Ga0.8)2O3/ Ga2O3 Field-Effect Transistor”, Appl. Phys. Lett., 111, 023502 (2017). Link
  3. D. Vaidya, S. Lodha and S. Ganguly, “Ab-initio Study of NiGe/Ge Schottky Contact”, Journal of Applied Physics 121 (14), 145701 (2017). Link
  4. D. Biswas, J. Biswas, S. Ghosh, B. Wood, and S. Lodha, “Enhanced thermal stability of Ti/TiO2/n-Ge contacts through plasma nitridation of TiO2 interfacial layer”, Applied Physics Letters, 110, 052104 (2017). Link
  5. B. Mukherjee, N. Kaushik, R. P. N. Tripathi, A. M. Joseph, P. K. Mohapatra, S. Dhar, B. P. Singh, G. V. Pavan Kumar, E. Simsek, and S. Lodha, “Exciton Emission Intensity Modulation of Monolayer MoS2 via Au Plasmon Coupling” Scientific Reports, 7, 41175 (2017). Link
  6. S. Karande, N. Kaushik, D. Narang, D. Late, and S. Lodha, “Thickness Tunable Transport in Alloyed WSSe Field Effect Transistors”, Applied Physics Letters, 109, 142101 (2016) Link
  7. S. Ghosh, P. Bhatt, Y. Tiwari, C. Joishi, and S. Lodha, “Temperature and Field Dependent Low Frequency Noise Characterization of Ge n-FETs”, Journal of Applied Physics, 120, 095703 (2016). Link
  8. S. Kothari, C. Joishi, H. Nejad, N. Variam, and S. Lodha, “Plasma-assisted low energy N2 implant for Vfb tuning of Ge gate stacks”, Applied Physics Letters, 109 (7), 072105. Link
  9. S. Kothari, C. Joishi, D. Biswas, D. Vaidya, S. Ganguly, and S. Lodha, “Improved n-channel Ge gate stack performance using HfAlO high-k dielectric for varying Al concentration”, Applied Physics Express, 9 (7), 071302 (2016). Link
  10. S. Dev, N. Remesh, Y. Rawal, P. P. Manik, B. Wood, and S. Lodha, “Low resistivity contact on n-type Ge using low work-function Yb with a thin TiO2 interfacial layer”, Applied Physics Letters, 108 (10), 103507 (2016). Link
  11. A. Nipane, D. Karmakar, S. Karande, N. Kaushik and S. Lodha, “Few Layer MoS2 p-Type Devices Enabled by Selective Doping Using Low Energy Phosphorus Implantation”, ACS Nano, 10 (2), pp. 2128–2137 (2016). Link
  12. N. Kaushik, D. Karmakar, A. Nipane, S. Karande, and S. Lodha, “Interfacial n-Doping using an Ultra-Thin TiO2 Layer for Contact Resistance Reduction in MoS2”, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8 (1), pp 256–263 (2016). Link
  13. P. Paramahans Manik, and S. Lodha, “Contacts on n-type Germanium using variably doped ZnO and highly doped ITO interfacial layers”, Applied Physics Express, vol. 8, no. 5, 051302 (2015). Link
  14. P. Bhatt, P. Swarnkar, A. Misra, J. Biswas, C. Hatem, A. Nainani, and S. Lodha, “Enhanced Ge n+/p Junction Performance Using Cryogenic Phosphorous Implantation”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices 62 (1),69 (2015). Link
  15. A. Ray, R. Nori, P. Bhatt, S. Lodha, R. Pinto, V. R. Rao, F. Jomard, M. Neumann-Spallart, “Optimization of a plasma immersion ion implantation process for shallow junctions in silicon”, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A 32 (6), 061302 (2014). Link
  16. S. Mukherjee, R. Singh, S. Gopinathan, S. Murugan, S. Gawali, B. Saha, J. Biswas, S. Lodha, A. Kumar,”Solution Processed Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) thin films as transparent Conductor: Effect of p-Toluenesulphonic Acid in Dimethyl Sulfoxide”, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6 (20), 17792–17803 (2014). Link
  17. N. Kaushik, A. Nipane, F. Basheer, S. Dubey, S. Grover, M. Deshmukh, S. Lodha, “Schottky Barrier Heights for Au and Pd Contacts to MoS2”, Applied Physics Letters, 105, 113505 (2014). Link
  18. P. Bhatt, P. Swarnkar, F. Basheer, C. Hatem, A. Nainani, S. Lodha, “High Performance 400 ºC p+/n Ge Junctions Using Cryogenic Boron Implantation”, IEEE Electron Device Letters, 35 (7), 717-719 (2014). Link
  19. S. Mittal, S. Gupta, A. Nainani, M.C. Abraham, K. Schuegraf, S. Lodha, and U. Ganguly “Epitaxially Defined (ED) FinFET: Variability Resistant and High Performance Technology”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, 61 (8), 2711 - 2718 (2014). Link
  20. P. Bhatt, K. Chaudhuri, S. Kothari, A. Nainani, S. Lodha, “Germanium oxynitride gate interlayer dielectric formed on Ge(100) using decoupled plasma nitridation”, Applied Physics Letters, 103, 172107 (2013). Link
  21. R. Mandapati, A. Borkar, V. S. S. Srinivasan, P. Bafna, P. Karkare, S. Lodha, B. Rajendran, and U. Ganguly, “On Pairing of Bipolar RRAM Memory with NPN Selector based on Set/Reset Array Power Considerations”, IEEE Transactions in Nanotechnology, 12, no. 6 , 1178-1184 (2013).Link
  22. R. Mandapati, A. Borkar, V. S. S. Srinivasan, P. Bafna, P. Karkare,S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, “The Impact of n-p-n Selector-Based Bipolar RRAM Cross-Point on Array Performance”, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol. 60, no. 10, 3385-3392 (2013). Link
  23. S. Gupta, P. Paramahans Manik, R. K. Mishra, A. Nainani, M. C. Abraham, S. Lodha, “Contact resistivity reduction through interfacial layer doping in metal-interfacial layer-semiconductor contacts”, Journal of Applied Physics, 113, 234505 (2013). Link
  24. S. Sant, S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, S. Mahapatra, S. Ganguly, V. Moroz, L. Smith, and F. Heinz, “Calculations of band gap bowing and band offsets in relaxed and strained Si1−xGex alloys by employing a new nonlinear interpolation scheme,” Journal of Applied Physics, 113, 033708 (2013). Link
  25. P. Paramahans, R. K. Mishra, V. Pavan Kishore, P. Ray, A. Nainani, Y-C. Huang, M. C. Abraham, U. Ganguly, and S. Lodha, “Fermi-level unpinning and low resistivity in contacts to n-type Ge with a thin ZnO interfacial layer”, Applied Physics Letters, 101, 182105 (2012). Link
  26. V. S. Srinivasan, S. Chopra, P. Karkare, P. Bafna, S. Lashkare, P. Kumbhare, Y. Kim, S. Srinivasan, S. Kuppurao, S. Lodha, U Ganguly, “Punch-through Diode based Bipolar RRAM Selector by Si Epitaxy”, IEEE Electron Devices Letters, 33, 1396 (2012). Link
  27. V. Pavan Kishore, P. Paramahans, S. Sadana, U. Ganguly, and S. Lodha, “Nanocrystal-based Ohmic contacts on n and p-type germanium”, Applied Physics Letters, 100, 142107 (2012). Link
  28. P. D. Carpenter, S. Lodha, D. B. Janes, A. V. Walker, “Characterization of gold contacts in GaAs-based molecular devices: Relating structure to electrical properties”, Chemical Physics Letters, 472, 220 (2009).
  29. S. Lodha and D. B. Janes, “Metal/Molecule/P-type GaAs Heterostructure Devices,” Journal of Applied Physics, 100, 024503 (2006).
  30. S. Lodha, P. Carpenter and D. B. Janes, “Effect of Contact Properties on Current Transport in Metal/Molecule/GaAs Devices,” Journal of Applied Physics, 99, 024510 (2006).
  31. S. Ghosh, H. Halimun, A. Mahapatro, J. Choi, S. Lodha and David Janes, “Device structure for electronic transport through individual molecules using nanoelectrodes,” Applied Physics Letters, 87, 233509 (2005).
  32. S. Lodha and David B. Janes, “Enhanced current densities in Au/molecule/GaAs devices,” Applied Physics Letters, 85, 2809 (2004).
  33. S. Lodha, David B. Janes and Nien-Po Chen, “Unpinned interface Fermi level in Schottky contacts to n-GaAs capped with low-temperature-grown GaAs; experiments and modeling using defect state distributions,” Journal of Applied Physics, 93, 2772 (2003).
  34. S. Lodha, David B. Janes and Nien-Po Chen, “Fermi level unpinning in ex-situ Schottky contacts on n-GaAs capped with low-temperature-grown GaAs,” Applied Physics Letters, 80, 4452 (2002).

Refereed Conferences

  1. D. Vaidya, S. Lodha and S. Ganguly, “Comparison of Basis Sets for Efficient Ab-initio Modeling of Semiconductors”, SISPAD, Japan, 2017.
  2. S. Kothari, H. Nejad, N. Variam, S. Lodha, “Multi-VT with metal gate work-function modulation by PLAD implants for Ge FinFET applications”, SSDM, Japan, 2017.
  3. S. Krishnamoorthy, Z. Xia, C. Joishi, S. Bajaj, Y. Zhang, M. Brenner, S. Lodha, S. Rajan, “Towards Modulation-doped β-(AlGa)2O3/ Ga2O3 Field Effect Transistors for High Frequency Electronics”, 2nd International Workshop on Gallium Oxide and Related Materials Parma (Italy) – September 12-15, 2017.
  4. Z. Xia, S. Krishnamoorthy, C. Joishi, S. Bajaj, Y. Zhang, M. Brenner, S. Lodha, S. Rajan, “ Delta-doped β-Ga2O3 Metal Semiconductor Field Effect Transistors with Regrown Ohmic Contacts”, 2nd International Workshop on Gallium Oxide and Related Materials Parma (Italy) – September 12-15, 2017.
  5. Z. Xia, S. Krishnamoorthy, C. Joishi, S. Bajaj, Y. Zhang, M. Brenner, S. Lodha, S. Rajan “Delta-doped β-Ga2O3 Field Effect Transistors with Patterned Regrown Ohmic Contacts,” MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, 2017.
  6. S. Das, A. Singh, T. Kundu, S. Lodha, V. R. Rao, “Off-stoichiometry thiol-ene polymer with tunable localized surface-plasmon resonance for flexible optoelectronic Lab-on Chip device application”, International Conference on Smart Materials, Structure & System (ISSS2017), IISc, Bangalore, July 2017.
  7. B. Mukherjee, K. Thakar N. Kaushik and S. Lodha, “Suspended ReS2 FET for Improved Photocurrent-time Response”, 75th DRC, June 25-28, Notre Dame, USA 2017.
  8. N. Goyal, N. Kaushik, H. Jawa and S. Lodha, “Effect of Electron Beam Irradiation on Black Phosphorus Field EffectTransistor Performance”, 75th DRC, June 25-28, Notre Dame, USA 2017.
  9. A. Tyagi, K.Ghosh, A. Kottantharayil, and S. Lodha, “Carrier Selective Back Contact (CSBC) Solar Cell using Transition Metal Oxides”, PVSC, June 25-30, Washington DC, USA, 2017.
  10. C. Joishi, S. Kothari, S. Ghosh, S. Mukhopadhyay, S. Mahapatra, and, S. Lodha “Ultrafast PBTI characterization on Si-free gate last Ge nFETs with stable and ultrathin Al2O3 IL” accepted at International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS), Monterey, CA, April 2017.
  11. P. P. Manik, S. Dev, N. Remesh, Y. Rawal, S. Khopkar, S. Lodha, “Ge n-channel FinFET Performance Enhancement Using Low Work Function Metal-Interfacial Layer-Ge Contacts” accepted at VLSI-TSA, Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 2017.
  12. S. Bhatia, S. Kothari, N. Raorane, S. Lodha, P.R. Nair, A. Antony, “Minority Carrier Lifetime Enhancement of C-Si/TiO2 Heterojunction by Post Deposition Annealing”, 32nd European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition, Munich, 2016.
  13. S. Ghosh, P. Bhatt, Y. Tiwari, S. Lodha, “Low Frequency Noise and Mobility Correlation from RT to Low Temperatures for n-Channel Ge MOSFETs”, SSDM, Japan, 2015.
  14. D. Vaidya, A. Nainani, N. Yoshida, B. Wood, S. Lodha, S. Ganguly, “Integrated modeling platform for high-k/alternate channel material heterostructure stacks”, SISPAD, September 9-11, Washington DC, USA, 2015.
  15. S. Kothari, C. Joishi, D. Vaidya, H. Nejad, B. Colombeau, S. Ganguly, S. Lodha,”Metal Gate VT Modulation Using PLAD N2 Implants for Ge P-FinFET Applications”, ESSDERC, Austria, 2015.
  16. Ankur Nipane, Naveen Kaushik, Shruti Karande, Debjani Karmakar and Saurabh Lodha, “P-type doping of MoS2 with phosphorus using a plasma immersion ion implantation (PIII) process”, Device Research Conference, June 22-24, Ohio, 2015.
  17. Naveen Kaushik, Ankur Nipane, Shruti Karande and Saurabh Lodha, “Contact resistance reduction in MoS2 FETs using ultra-thin TiO2 interfacial layers”, Device Research Conference, June 22-24, Ohio, 2015.
  18. Shraddha Kothari, Chandan Joishi, Dipankar Biswas, Dhirendra Vaidya, Swaroop Ganguly, Saurabh Lodha, “Enhanced Ge n-channel gate stack performance using HfAlO high-k dielectric”, Device Research Conference, June 22-24, Ohio, 2015.
  19. N. Remesh, S. Dev, Y. Rawal, S. Khopkar, P. P. Manik, B. Wood, A. Brand, S. Lodha, “Contact barrier height and resistivity reduction using low work-function metal (Yb)-interfacial layer-semiconductor contacts on n-type Si and Ge”, Device Research Conference, June 22-24, Ohio, 2015.
  20. S. Dutta, S. Mittal, S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, J. Schulze, “A Bulk Planar SiGe Quantum-Well based ZRAM with Low VT Variability”, IMW, Monterey, CA, 2015.
  21. P. Bhatt, P. Swarnkar, S. Mittal, F. Basheer, C. Thomidis, C. Hatem, B. Colombeau, N. Variam, A. Nainani, and S. Lodha, “Cryogenic implantation for source/drain junctions in Ge p-channel (Fin)FETs,” Device Research Conference, June 22-26, Santa Barbara, USA.
  22. P. P. Manik, R. K. Mishra, U. Ganguly, S. Lodha, “Indium tin oxide (ITO) and Al-doped ZnO (AZO) interfacial layers for Ohmic contacts on n-type Germanium,” Device Research Conference, June 22-26, Santa Barbara, USA.
  23. N. Kaushik, A. Nipane, F. Basheer, S. Dubey, S. Grover, M. Deshmukh, S. Lodha, “Evaluating Au and Pd contacts in mono and multilayer MoS2 transistors,” Device Research Conference, June 22-26, Santa Barbara, USA.
  24. S. Mittal, S. Kurude, S. Dutta, P. Debashis, S. Ganguly, S. Lodha, A. Laha, U. Ganguly, “Epitaxial Rare Earth Oxide (EOx) FinFET: a variability-resistant Ge FinFET architecture with multi VT,” Device Research Conference, June 22-26, Santa Barbara, USA.
  25. Yaksh Rawal, Debashree Burman*, Prashanth P. Manik, Piyush Bhatt, Anoop C., Saurabh Lodha, Swaroop Ganguly, Maryam Shojaei Baghini, “Performance Comparison of MIM and MIS Diodes for Energy Harvesting Applications,” IEEE International Conference of Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits, Chengdu, June 18-20, 2014.
  26. P. Bhatt, P. Swarnkar, A. Misra, J. Biswas, C. Hatem, A. Nainani, S. Lodha, “Ge n+/p junctions using temperature-based phosphorous implantation,” accepted in 7th International SiGe Technology and Device Meeting (ISTDM 2014), 2 – 4 June 2014, Singapore.
  27. R. Meshram, B. Das, R. Mandapati, S. Lashkare, S. Deshmukh, J. Schulze, S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, “High Performance Triangular Barrier Engineered NIPIN Selector for Bipolar RRAM”, International Memory Workshop, Taiwan, 2014.
  28. P. Bhatt, P. Swarnkar, A. Misra, C. Hatem, A. Nainani and S. Lodha, “Cryo Implanted High Performance n+/p Junctions in Ge for future CMOS”, IEEE VLSI TSA, Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 2014. (Shortlisted for best paper award).
  29. P. Debashis, S. Mittal, S. Lodha and U. Ganguly “Dopant Deactivation: A new challenge in sub-20nm Scaled FinFETs”, IEEE VLSI TSA, Hsinchu, Taiwan, April 2014.
  30. D. Vaidya, S. Sant, A. Hegde, S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, S. Ganguly, “Modeling Charge Control in Heterostructure Nanoscale Transistors”, invited talk at IWPSD, New Delhi, December 2013.
  31. S. Mittal, P. Debashis, A. Nainani, M. C. Abraham, S. Lodha and U. Ganguly " Epi Defined (ED) FinFET with Dynamic Threshold: Reduced VT Variability, Enhanced Performance, and a novel Multiple VT”, IEEE INDICON, Mumbai, December 2013. (Best Paper Award)
  32. R. K. Mishra, P. P. Manik, A. Nainani, S. Lodha, “Contacts to N-Type Si/Ge/Si:C Using Rare Earth Metals”, MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, Dec, 2013.
  33. H. Mehta, S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, S. Ganguly, “Calibration of the Density-Gradient TCAD Model for Germanium FinFETs”, IEEE Regional Symposium on Micro and Nanoelectronics, Malaysia, Sept, 2013.
  34. R. K. Mishra, U. Ganguly, S. Ganguly, S. Lodha, A. Nainani, M. Abraham, “Nickel germanide with rare earth interlayers for Ge CMOS applications”, IEEE International Conference of Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits, Hong Kong, Jun, 2013.
  35. S. Lashkare, P. Karkare, P. Bafna, M.V.S. Raju, V.S.S. Srinivasan, J. Schulze, S. Chopra, S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, “A Bipolar RRAM Selector with Designable Polarity Dependent On-Voltage Asymmetry”, International Memory Workshop, 2013.
  36. P. Bhatt, K. Chaudhuri, Maharaja P., A. Nainani, M. Abraham, M. Subramaniam, U. Ganguly, S. Lodha, “Improved Nitridation of GeO2 Interfacial layer for Ge Gate Stack Technology”, vol. 1561, MRS Online Proceedings Library, 2013.
  37. S. Mittal, S. Gupta, A. Nainani, M. Abraham, K. Schuegraf, S. Lodha, and U. Ganguly, “Epi Defined (ED) FinFET: An alternate device architecture for high mobility Ge channel integration in PMOSFET”, 5th IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference (INEC), Jan. 2-4, 367 (2013).
  38. R. Mandapati, A. Borkar, S. Srinivasan, P. Bafna, P. Karkare, S. Lodha, and U.Ganguly, “On Pairing Bipolar RRAM memory element with novel punchthrough diode based selector: Compact modeling to array performance”, 5th IEEE International Nanoelectronics Conference (INEC), Jan. 2-4, 309 (2013).
  39. K. Chaudhuri, P. Bhatt, A. Nainani, M. Abraham, M Subramaniam, S. Kapadia, K. Schuegraf, U. Ganguly, S. Lodha, “Comparison of plasma and thermal nitridation of GeO2 interfacial layer for Ge CMOS”, 43rd IEEE Semiconductor Interface Specialists Conference, San Diego, CA, December 6-8, 2012.http://dx.doi.org/10.1557/opl.2013.877
  40. S. Sant, S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, S. Ganguly, “Novel nonlinear interpolation for Si1−xGex bandstructure parameters”, IEEE International Conference of Electron Devices and Solid-State Circuits, Bangkok, Dec, 2012.
  41. S. Deshmukh, R. Mandapati, S. Lashkare, A. Borkar, V. S. S. Srinivasan, S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, “Comparison of novel punch-through diode (NPN) selector with MIM selector for Bipolar RRAM”, 2012 12th Non-Volatile Memory Technology Symposium (NVMTS 2012), Singapore, Oct 31st –Nov 2nd, 2012.
  42. S. Chopra, P. Bafna, P. Karkare, S. Srinivasan, S. Lashkare, P. Kumbhare, Y. Kim, S. Srinivasan, S. Kuppurao, S. Lodha, and U. Ganguly, “A Two Terminal Vertical Selector Device for Bipolar RRAM”, Pacific Rim Meeting on Electrochemical and Solid State Science (PRiME), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, October 7-12 2012.
  43. P. Paramahans, S. Gupta, R. K. Mishra, N. Agarwal, A. Nainani, Y. Huang, M.C. Abraham, S. Kapadia, U. Ganguly, S. Lodha, “ZnO: an attractive option for n-type metal-interfacial layer-semiconductor (Si, Ge, SiC) contacts”, VLSI Symposium on Technology, Hawaii, June 12-15 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/VLSIT.2012.6242472
  44. P. Bafna, P. Karkare, S Srinivasan, S. Chopra, S. Lashkare, Y. Kim, S. Srinivasan, S. Kuppurao, S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, “4F2 Two-Terminal Selector for Bipolar RRAM: High on-current density and Random Dopant Fluctuation Effect”, Device Research Conference, Pittsburgh, 2012.
  45. S. Mittal, S. Gupta, A. Nainani, M.C. Abraham, K. Schuegraf, S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, “Epitaxialy defined (ED) FinFET: to reduce VT variability and enable multiple VT”, Device Research Conference, Pittsburgh, 2012.
  46. V. Pavan Kishore, P. Paramahans, S. Sadana, U. Ganguly, S. Lodha, “Contact Resistance Reduction on Germanium through Metal Work Function Engineering”, MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, 2012.
  47. P. Paramahans, P. Ray, S. Mane, P. Nyaupane, U. Ganguly, S. Lodha, “Ohmic contacts to n-type Germanium using a thin ZnO interfacial layer”, MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, 2012.
  48. V. Pavan Kishore, P. Paramahans, S. Sadana, U. Ganguly, S. Lodha, “Novel Nanocrystal-based Contacts on n and p-type Germanium”,39th Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Surfaces and Interfaces (PCSI), Santa Fe, USA, January 2012.
  49. P. Packan, S. Akbar, M. Armstrong, D. Bergstrom, M. Brazier, H. Deshpande, K. Dev, G. Ding, T. Ghani,O. Golonzka, W. Han, J. He, R. Heussner, R. James, J. Jopling, C. Kenyon, S.-H. Lee, M. Liu, S. Lodha, B. Mattis, A. Murthy, L. Neiberg, J. Neirynck, S. Pae, C. Parker, L. Pipes, J. Sebastian, J. Seiple, B. Sell, A. Sharma, S. Sivakumar, B. Song, A. St. Amour, k. Tone, T. Troeger, C. Weber, K. Zhang, Y. Luo, S. Natarajan, “High performance 32nm logic technology featuring 2nd generation high-k + metal gate transistors”, International Electron Devices Meeting, Baltimore, MD, 2009.
  50. S. Natarajan, M. Armstrong; M. Bost., R. Brain, M. Brazier, C.-H. Chang, V. Chikarmane, M. Childs, H. Deshpande, K. Dev, G. Ding, T. Ghani, O. Golonzka, W. Han, J. He, R. Heussner, R. James, I. Jin, C. Kenyon, S. Klopcic, S.-H. Lee, M. Liu, S. Lodha, B. McFadden, A. Murthy, L. Neiberg, J. Neirynck, P. Packan, S. Pae, C. Parker, C. Pelto, L. Pipes, J. Sebastian, J. Seiple, B. Sell, S. Sivakumar, B. Song, K. Tone, T. Troeger, C. Weber, M. Yang, A. Yeoh, K. Zhang, “A 32nm logic technology featuring 2nd-generation high-k + metal-gate transistors, enhanced channel strain and 0.171um2 SRAM cell size in a 291Mb array”, International Electron Devices Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2008.
  51. P. Carpenter, A. Scott, S. Lodha, D. Janes, C. Risko, M. Ratner, “Substrate and Dipole Effects in Metal-Molecule-Semiconductor Heterostructures”, in Proceedings of the 6th IEEE conference on Nanotechnology, Cincinnati, 2006, vol. 1, pp. 104-107.
  52. S. Lodha and D. B. Janes, “Fabrication and electrical characterization of Au/molecule/GaAs devices,” in Proceedings of the 4th IEEE conference on Nanotechnology, Munich, 2004, pp. 278-80.
  53. D. B. Janes, S. Ghosh, S. Lodha, J. Choi and S. Bhattacharya, “Metal-Molecule-Metal and Metal-Molecule-Semiconductor Devices,” IEEE Nanoscale Devices and Systems Integration Conference, Miami, FL, Feb. 16-19, 2004.
  54. S. Lodha and D. B. Janes, “Metal-molecule-semiconductor heterostructures for nanoelectronic applications,” in Proceedings of the International Semiconductor Device Research Symposium, Washington D.C., 2003, pp. 446-7.
  55. J. Choi, D. Janes, H. Halimun, S. Lodha, et al., “Metal-Molecule-Metal Structures with Pre-Fabricated Contacts,” in Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Intelligent Processing and Manufacturing of Materials, Sendai, Japan, May 18-23, 2003.
  56. S. Lodha, J. Choi, S. Bhattacharya and D. B. Janes, “Metal-molecule-semiconductor heterostructures for nano-device applications,” in Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE conference on Nanotechnology, San Francisco, Aug. 12-14, 2003, pp. 311-314.
  57. S. Bhattacharya, J. Choi, S. Lodha, D. B. Janes, A. Bonilla, K. Jeong and G. Lee, “Electronic Conduction in DNA attached to Gold Electrodes,” in Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE conference on Nanotechnology, San Francisco, Aug. 12-14, 2003, pp. 79-82.
  58. J. Choi, D. B. Janes, S. Lodha, Y. Chen, R. Agarwal, R. P. Andres, S. Burns and C. P. Kubiak, “Conduction through molecule-gold cluster complexes and applications,” in Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE conference on Nanotechnology, San Francisco, Aug. 12-14, 2003, pp. 164-167.
  59. D. B. Janes, S. Ghosh, J. Choi, S. Lodha and S. Bhattacharya, “Circuit characteristics of molecular electronic components,” in Proceedings of IEEE international conference on Application-Specific Systems, Architectures, and Processors, Netherlands, June 24-26, 2003, pp. 120-126.
  60. S. Bhattacharya, D. B. Janes, G. Lee, J. Choi, S. Lodha, A. Bonilla, “Measuring Electronic Conduction in DNA Attached to Au-Electrodes,” 45th Electronics Materials Conference, Salt Lake City, USA, June 25-27, 2003.
  61. J. Choi, D. B. Janes, S. Lodha, Y. Chen, H. Halimun, S. Ghosh, S. Burns, C. P. Kubiak, “Metal-Molecules-Metal Devices with Preformed Metal Contact Structures,” 45th Electronics Materials Conference, Salt Lake City, USA, June 25-27, 2003.
  62. S. Lodha, N-P. Chen, D. B. Janes, “Interface Fermi Level Unpinning in Schottky Contacts on N-Type Gallium Arsenide with a Thin Low-Temperature-Grown Cap Layer,” 44th Electronics Materials Conference, Santa Barbara, USA, June 26-28, 2002.
  63. S. Lodha, D. B. Janes, S. Howell, M. V. Batistuta, E. H. Chen, R. Reifenberger, “Experimental and Modeling Studies of Schottky Contacts to Low-Temperature-Grown GaAs in Ex-Situ Structures,” 43rd Electronics Materials Conference, Notre Dame, USA, June 27-29, 2001.
  64. A.Topkar, S. Lodha and J. Vasi, “Ionizing radiation induced degradation of SiGe HBTs,” in Proceedings of the 10th Intl. Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices, New Delhi, India, Dec. 1999, pp. 659-662.

Patents

  1. R. R. Arnepalli, P. Goradia, R. Visser, N. Ingle, M. Korolik, J. Biswas, S. Lodha, “Self-limiting atomic thermal etching systems and methods”, US patent filed, Feb 2016.
  2. A. Tyagi, K. Ghosh, A Kottantharayil, S. Lodha, “Rear structured solar cells with carrier selective contacts”, Indian provisional patent TEMP/E-1/4637/2017-MUM filed, Feb 2016.
  3. B. Wood and S. Lodha, “Method for improving thermal stability of metal-interfacial layer-semiconductor (MIS) contact structures”, US provisional patent filed, Sep 2016.
  4. S. Mittal, S. Gupta, U. Ganguly, A. Nainani, S. Lodha, S. Ganguly, M. Abraham, E.-X. Ping, “Transistor design for improved performance and variability and method of fabrication”, Indian Patent filed.
  5. S. Lodha, P. Paramahans, U. Ganguly, A. Nainani, M. Abraham, “Metal-Interfacial Semiconductor Layer-Semiconductor (MISS) Contacts”, Indian Patent filed.
  6. U. Ganguly, S. Lodha, P. Bafna, P. Karkare, P. Kumbhare, S. Srinivasan, “Selector device for Bipolar RRAM”, Indian Patent filed.
  7. S. Lodha, U. Ganguly, V. Pavan Kishore, “Method of forming low resistance metal contacts simultaneously on n and p-type semiconductors”, Indian Patent filed
  8. S. Lodha, P. Ranade, C. Auth, “Method of forming CMOS transistors with dual metal silicide formed through the contact openings and structures formed thereby”, US Patent 7,861,406, 2011.

Present Group Members

Postdocs

  • None at the moment

Ph. D.

  • Shraddha Kothari
  • Naveen Kaushik (Prime Minister’s Fellowship)
  • Chandan Joishi (Visiting Scholar at Ohio State University)
  • Sachin Dev
  • Sayantan Ghosh
  • Natasha Goyal
  • Kartikey Thakar (Visvesvaraya Fellowship)
  • Astha Tyagi (Visvesvaraya Fellowship)
  • Himani Jawa
  • Abin Verghese (IITB-Monash)
  • Dhirendra Vaidya (primary advisor: S. Ganguly)
  • Bhaskar Das (primary advisor: U. Ganguly and A Laha)
  • Sangya Dutta (primary advisor: U. Ganguly and A Laha)

M. Tech.

  • Dennis Joseph

Research Staff

  • Jayeeta Sen

Past Group Members

Post Docs

  • Bablu Mukherjee (Assistant Professor at VIT, Vellore)
  • Akanksha Singh (Post Doc at IIT Kanpur)
  • Sandipta Das (Post Doc at Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel)

PhD

  • Piyush Bhatt, Post-doctoral fellow at IIT Bombay
  • Prashanth Paramahans, Global Foundries
  • Raju Mandapati (as co-supervisor), Global Foundries
  • Sushant Mittal (as co-supervisor), Sandisk

M. Tech.

  • Sukhwinder Singh (EE) 2017, Japan
  • Shruti Karande (EE) 2016, KLA Tencor
  • Ankur Nipane (EE) 2015, (Best thesis award), TSMC, Columbia University
  • Firdous Basheer (EE) 2014, TSMC
  • Jitender Dahiya (EE) 2014,
  • Ravi Kesh Mishra (EE) 2014, TSMC
  • Prashant Swarnkar (EE) 2013, SanDisk
  • Krishnakali Chaudhuri (EE) 2013, Purdue University
  • V. Pavan Kishore (EE) 2012, TSMC
  • Nitai Agarwal (EE) 2012, SONY, Japan
  • Sunny Sadana (EE) 2011, Global Foundries, Singapore (with U. Ganguly)
  • Shashank Gupta (EE) 2011, Stanford University (with U. Ganguly)

B. Tech and Dual Degree (B. Tech+M. Tech)

  • Ankit Agrawal (EE, Dual Degree) 2016, Sysmex Corp., Japan
  • Maneesh Meena (EE, Dual Degree) 2016
  • Shyam Sunder Prasad (B. Tech) 2016
  • Akash Saini (EE, Dual Degree) 2015, Times Internet
  • Tejas Chaudhuri (EE, Dual Degree) 2015, Appsdaily Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
  • Siddhant Khopkar (EE, Dual Degree) 2015, Wipro
  • Manish Yadav (EE, Dual Degree) 2014
  • Sanjesh Meena (EE, B. Tech) 2013, DRDO Labs
  • Dev Kishan Chouhan (EE, B. Tech) 2013
  • Ashwin Ganapathy (MEMS, Dual Degree) 2013 (with S. Mallick, MEMS), UC Davis
  • Hardik Mehta (EE, Dual Degree) 2013, A. T. Kearney (with S. Ganguly)
  • Sindhu Hari (EE, Dual Degree) 2013, Barclays (with S. Ganguly)

Research Staff

  • Sivaramakrishnan, PhD candidate at IMEC, Belgium
  • Dolar Khachariya, PhD candidate at NCSU, USA
 
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