The Superconducting SFQ VLSI Workshop for Young Scientists (SSV 2014-YS) will be held during March 5th-7th, 2014. The conference venue will be the "E & S Hall, E & S Building, Nagoya University" See the "Venue" page for detail.)

SSV 2014 will be held on December 1st and 2nd, 2014 at NICT, Kobe, Japan. For more information, click here.

Group photos taken on the 7th of March (on view until the end of March)

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  • The program has been updated at the last moment. The updated time slot and the list of changes are available in PDF format. (Mar. 4th)
  • "Welcome", "Registration", and "Program" pages have been updated. (Feb. 27th)
  • "Welcome", "Committee", "Program", and "Instructions" pages have been updated. (Feb. 24th)

Scope & Aims:

The workshop aims at providing an opportunity to discuss key aspects of SFQ VLSI technologies. Latest results related to device fabrication, circuit design, function testing, and system integration will be exchanged. The SSV2014-YS is sponsored by

  • "Superconductor Electronics System Combined with Optics and Spintronics," JST-ALCA,
  • "Study on Sub-μW Microprocessors Using Adiabatic Single-Flux-Quantum Circuits," JSPS KAKENHI (Grant Number 22226009),
  • "All Solid State Superconducting System for Neutron Radiography with One Million Pixels and Submicron Resolution," JSPS KAKENHI (Grant Number 23226019), and
  • Nagoya University

Call For Papers:


Contributed papers will be presented in either oral or poster sessions. All presentations must be in English.

Invited Speakers 

Distinguished researchers listed below will be invited to SSV 2014-YS.

  • Prof. Michael Siegel (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany)
  • Prof. Thomas Ortlepp (CiS Research Institute and Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany)
  • Prof. Ali Bozbey (TOBB ETÜ, Turkey)
  • Dr. Igor Vernik (Hypres Inc., USA)

Keynote Lecture:

Prof. M. Siegel,
"Superconducting Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors and Multipixel Readout Concepts"


Prof. A. Bozbey,
"SFQ Analog and Digital Circuit Design: Circuit Optimization and Timing Analysis"
Dr. I. Vernik,
"Cryogenic Memory with Magnetic Josephson Junctions"
Prof. T. Ortlepp,
"Energy-efficient Superconducting Circuits"
Prof. N. Yoshikawa,
"Adiabatic Superconducting Circuits and Reversible Computing"

Organized Session: Recent Development in Japan

Prof. A. Fujimaki,
"Energy-Efficient Superconductor Circuits and Applications"
Dr. M. Hidaka,
"Fabrication Process and Device Structures for Nb-Based Integrated Circuits"


Please follow the instructions in the "Registration" page. The deadline is February 14th, 2014. There is no registration fee for participating the workshop.

Submission of manuscript for proceedings

Please follow the instructions in the "Proceeding" page. The deadline is February 14th, 2014.

SSV 2014-YS sponsored by JST-ALCA SFQ Project, JSPS SFQ Projects, and Nagoya University