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IEEE Nanotechnology Newsletter October 2017

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Editor’s Note

I am delighted to bring you this quarter’s newsletter. In this issue, you can see there is very strong evidence emerging that IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC)’s activities are extremely successful together with the fact that we have formed an IEEE NTC group in the social media with more than 4000 established and young researchers to connect and communicate the current happenings in the nanotechnology. I hope you enjoy this issue and do let us know if there is any topic you’d like to see covered in the future issue.

Jr-Hau He
Associate Professor
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
EiC NTC Newsletter & Web Content

Read the October issue here.

Special points of interest:

  • President’s Note
  • IEEE Nanotechnology Council Elected Officers – 2018
  • IEEE Nanotechnology Council – Awards Ceremony 2017
  • Nobel Prize News
  • T-NANO IMPACT FACTOR
  • IEEE NANO 2018 – Cork Ireland – Abstracts Due 20-Nov
  • 13th Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems – Abstracts Due 15-Nov
  • IEEE Summer School on “Nanoelectronic technologies and devices” Toulouse, France, 2017
  • IEEE-NANOMED 2017: Confirmed Speakers and Call for Late-News-Abstracts Due 31-Oct
  • Journal Highlights -IEEE Journal on Exploratory Solid-State Computational Devices and Circuits (JXCDC)
  • Research Highlights:
    • Majorana fermion
    • Perovskite solar cells reach record long-term stability, efficiency over 20 percent
    • World’s first two-dimensional microprocessor
  • NASA Research Announcement: Use of the NASA Physical Sciences Informatics System Appendix D Released

 

Journal on Exploratory Solid-State Computational Devices and Circuits Highlights

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

The IEEE Journal on Exploratory Solid-State Computational Devices and Circuits (JXCDC) is an “Open Access” IEEE journal for the publication in multi-disciplinary fields of research towards solid-state circuits using exploratory materials and devices for novel energy efficient computation beyond standard CMOS transistor technology. The papers are selectively chosen to provide an insight into the architectural, circuit and device implications of emerging Quantum Nano-Electronic or Nano-Magnetic device technologies.

The papers have a maximum of eight pages in length. Additional supplementary materials expand on the methods, novel metrology and/or design techniques in many cases. The supplementary is intended as a published repository of best practices.

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New IEEE Author Center

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

IEEE has revised and updated their information for authors pages and created the IEEE Author Center.

The IEEE Author Center is a standalone site for journal authors that provides a one-stop shop to learn about publishing with IEEE.  This comprehensive source of up-to-date content is written from the author’s perspective in simple, engaging language and is easily viewed in mobile.  The content is organized to follow the author’s path through the publishing process, from writing the article through to post-publication.

The IEEE Author Center will replace existing content on ieee.org as of 31-Aug-17.

IEEE Author Center Common Pages

 

CFP on Thematic Issue of The “Letters” in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO): Biomedical Micro/Nano-Devices

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

Thematic Issue of The “Letters” in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO): Biomedical Micro/Nano-Devices

The “Letters” in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) will devote a themed issue “Biomedical Micro/Nano-Devices” to a collection of papers highlighting research and technology development in micro/nano-engineered devices for broad ranges of biomedical applications. Recent development of micro/nano-technologies enables an emerging class of devices, which provide advanced capabilities not only to sense and/or stimulate living cells and tissues but also to deliver various bio-agents at their length scale. These platforms also open a new possibility to explore the interfacial interactions between micro/nano-materials and biology in a minimally invasive manner, which otherwise cannot be achievable by exploiting conventional bulk materials systems. The topics of interests in this special issue include, but are not limited to:

  • Advanced fabrication methods for micro/nano-scale biomedical devices
  • Micro/nano-scale recording and stimulation at cellular and/or tissue level
  • Micro/nano-scale force measurements of cell adhesion, migration, and contraction.
  • Minimally invasive intracellular and intratissue access and targeting by micro/nano-devices
  • Wearable biomedical devices enabled by micro/nano-materials and designs.
  • Mechanically soft and flexible micro/nano-devices for bio-integration.
  • Biochips and bio-MEMS

 

Submissions are solicited from researchers in the field for short reports of original research and perspectives and mini-reviews on emerging topics for this themed issue. Papers submitted to the “Letters” are limited to a maximum of 4 journal pages in the two-column IEEE format, which includes figures, tables, and references. Manuscripts will be subject to the same competitive and constructive peer-review criteria of TNANO with no article publishing charges.

The “Letters” in TNANO serves as forum for rapid publication of high-quality articles – featuring the topics of great current interest in all areas of nanotechnology. The submission to publication time is expected to be approximately six weeks. Accepted papers are published on the web in IEEE Xplore as soon as they are submitted in final form. Web-published papers have a DOI (Digital Object Identifier), and are fully citable and downloadable.

Follow the guideline (http://sites.ieee.org/tnano/author-info/), and submit your paper to ScholarOne ManuscriptsTM at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tnano, indicating in the cover letter that you wish the paper to be considered for the Special Issue “Letters: Biomedical Micro/Nano-Devices”. Note that the submitted article cannot be a verbatim copy of a published conference article and your manuscript must contain at least 30% new results when compared with conference papers.

Submission deadline: August 31, 2017
Anticipated publication: October 2017

Please address all other correspondence regarding this special issue to the Guest Editors:

Chi Hwan Lee, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical and Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
(Email: lee2270@purdue.edu)

TNANO 2016 Impact Factor

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

TNANO 2016 Impact Factor

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) is pleased to announce a new 2016 impact factor (IF) of 2.485*! This represents 46% increase from the 2015 IF, upholding the TNANO’s status as one of the leading peer-reviewed journals in the field of nanotechnology. The official journal of IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC), TNANO publishes a collection of peer-reviewed articles and short reports (i.e., letters) of original research and perspectives and reviews and mini-reviews on emerging topics. TNANO offers rapid peer-review and can publish an accepted article online through IEEE Xplore as soon as it is submitted in final form. Web-published papers have DOI (Digital Object Identifier), and are fully citable and downloadable. Make sure your manuscript has the impact and gets the attention it deserves by submitting your article to TNANO today.

*2016 Journal Citation Reports published by Clarivate Analytics, 2017

Journal on Exploratory Solid-State Computational Devices and Circuits (JXCDC)

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Journal on Exploratory Solid-State Computational Devices and Circuits (JXCDC)

This is an “Open Access” IEEE journal for the publication in multi-disciplinary fields of research towards solid-state circuits using exploratory materials and devices for novel energy efficient computation beyond standard CMOS transistor technology. The papers are selectively chosen to provide an insight into the architectural, circuit and device implications of emerging Quantum Nano-Electronic or Nano-Magnetic device technologies.
The papers have a maximum of eight pages in length. Additional supplementary materials expand on the methods, novel metrology and/or design techniques in many cases. The supplementary is intended as a published repository of best practices.
The focus of the publication is on the exploration of materials, Quantum Nano-Electronic or Nano-Magnetic devices and Computation circuits to enable Moore’s Law to continue for computation beyond a 10 to 15 year horizon (beyond end of the roadmap for CMOS technologies) with associated density scaling and improvement in energy efficiency.
This publication provides a unique interdisciplinary forum of scientists and engineers to advance this field of promising alternatives to CMOS technology for computation devices, circuits and architecture.
This journal had it first paper published in January 2015, and has a number of seminal papers in beyond CMOS.

TNANO New Impact Factor 2016 Rating

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

New Impact Factor 2.485!

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) is pleased to announce a new 2016 impact factor (IF) of 2.485*! This represents 46% increase from the 2015 IF, upholding the TNANO’s status as one of the leading peer-reviewed engineering journals in the field of nanotechnology. The official journal of IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC), TNANO publishes a collection of peer-reviewed articles and short reports (i.e., letters) of original research and perspectives and reviews and mini-reviews on emerging topics. TNANO offers rapid peer-review and can publish an accepted article online through IEEE Xplore® as soon as it is submitted in final form. Web-published papers have DOI (Digital Object Identifier), and are fully citable and downloadable.

Make sure your manuscript has the impact and gets the attention it deserves by submitting your article to TNANO today. For complete instructions for authors, visit the TNANO website at http://tnano.org/.

*2016 Journal Citation Reports published by Clarivate Analytics, 2017

Announcing “Letters” in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO)

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

ENANO in TNANO

ENANO becomes “Letters” in TNANO

The IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC) is excited to announce the launch of the category “Letters” in IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) by merging IEEE Nanotechnology Express (ENANO) with TNANO. Led by the newly appointed Associate Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Gwo-Bin Lee, under the leadership of the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Fabrizio Lombardi, the “Letters” in TNANO serves as forum for rapid publication of high-quality articles – featuring the topics of great current interest in all areas of nanotechnology, including nanoscale materials, devices, systems, and applications, and their underlying science, which cover the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary areas across engineering, material science, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, and related disciplines.

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Call for papers: IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

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Call for papers: IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine

We are inviting practitioners and scholars in nanotechnology to submit papers to special issues in the areas of biomedical devices, energy, nanomaterials, and nanorobotics. The scope includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Biomedical Devices: imaging devices, biochips, biosensors, bio-instruments, biomaterials;
  • Energy: Nanogenerators, batteries, fuel cells, solar cells;
  • Nanomaterials: Graphene, nanowires, nanotubes, nanocomposites;
  • Nanorobotics: nanomanipulators, nanoactuators, nanotools

Articles should adhere to the following requirements:

  • 4-6 pages double column
  • All figures should be at least 300dpi
  • Submission by email to:

Editor-in-Chief: John T.W. Yeow (jyeow@uwaterloo.ca) (for submissions)

Manuscript Submission Deadline: March 31 2017

IEEE Nanotechnology Newsletter, Nov. 2015 – Jan. 2016

Sunday, February 14th, 2016

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November 2015 – January 2016

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Prof. Wen Li
 has succeeded Prof. Ari Requicha to serve as the president of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council effective January 1, 2016.

 

Since the previous Newsletter, many exciting NTC news and events have been announced, planned or taken place. For example, former president of NTC, Prof. Jagadish received Australia’s highest civilian honour, AC, Companion of Order of Australia 2016; New EIC, Prof. Jin-Woo Kim for ENANO has succeeded the founding EIC, Prof. Wolfgang Porod to further develop the new journal; IEEE NTC Facebook is now open and inviting NTC members to join and contribute by posting rich contents relevant to nanotechnology; NTC’s 2016 Distinguished Lecturers have been appointed and ready to deliver lectures in conferences, workshops, and technical activities of NTC chapters; 2016 IEEE Nanotechnology Conference, IEEE Nano Materials and Devices Conference, NTC Summer School, and several NTC co-sponsored conferences have been well planned and inviting paper submission.

 

Please click here to read the full contents online or click individual titles below for details.

 

Welcome to Join the IEEE NTC Facebook

 

IEEE NANOTECHNOLOGY COUNCIL WINTER 2016 CONFERENCE BRIEF

 

IEEE NTC Summer School on Nanomedicine and Nanobioelectronics will be held in Tel Aviv University, Israel – June 19-24, 2016

 

The founding EIC of ENANO, Wolfgang Porod is succeeded by the new EIC, Jin-Woo Kim

 

Congratulations to Professor Jagadish on receiving Australia’s highest civilian honour, AC, Companion of Order of Australia 2016!

 

Highlights of IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine – March 2016 Issue

 

Welcome to 16th IEEE Nanotechnology Conference in Japan

 

NANO NEWS

 

Welcome to MARSS 2016

 

Welcome to the 11th IEEE NMDC in Toulouse, France on Oct. 9-12, 2016

 

IEEE NTC Appoints Eight 2016 Distinguished Lecturers

 

It is hoped that by this web-based IEEE Nanotechnology Newsletter, nanotechnology R&D, commercialization and education can be effectively promoted for the benefits of humanity.

 

 

Yonhua (Tommy) Tzeng, EIC

University Chair Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

National Cheng Kung University

Tainan City, Taiwan

IEEE Fellow

EIC, IEEE NTC Web Contents

Vice President for Publications

IEEE Nanotechnology Council

February 12, 2016