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The IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) publishes novel and important results in engineering at the nanoscale.  


 

Thematic Issue - Letters: Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems

IEEE Transaction on Nanotechnology (TNANO) Letters Sections seeks original research manuscripts for a Thematic Issue on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems

Background and Scope

 

The “Letters” Section in the IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) will devote a themed issue on
“Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems” to a collection of papers reflecting a more focused scope of the conference, especially highlighting research and technology development in the field of M/NEMS,
micro/nano/molecular fabrication, molecular sensors and actuators, nanoscale robotics, and nano/bio photonics and imaging. We are accepting submissions only from authors who have submitted abstracts for review to the conference, and invited speakers including Invite Session, Keynote, and Plenary Speakers. Authors whose abstract has been accepted by the conference and will submit full paper for IEEE Xplore Database inclusion MUST significantly expand and improve the previous conference version to contain substantially new technical results for consideration of this Special Issue, as per TNANO and IEEE restrictions on duplicated publications and the competitive acceptance process. (Please refer to the information in the following website for IEEE TNANO regulations: http://sites.ieee.org/tnano/author-info/

All submitted manuscripts will undergo a full peer review process. Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Micro/Nano Electro-Mechanical Systems (M/NEMS)
  • Micro/Nano/Molecular Fabrication
  • Nanomaterials
  • Nanomaterial Based Devices and Systems
  • Nanophotonics and Nanoscale Imaging
  • Nanoscale Robotics, Assembly, and Automation
  • Molecular Sensors, Actuators, and Systems
  • Micro/Nano Fluidics
  • Micro/Nano Mechanics
  • Nanobiology/Nanomedicine

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.

Submissions are solicited from conference participants and other researchers in the field 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.
Please follow the guideline (http://sites.ieee.org/tnano/author-info/), and submit your paper to ScholarOne
Manuscripts at http://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tnano, indicating in the cover letter that you wish the paper to be considered for the Special Issue “IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) Special Section/Issue on the Annual IEEE International Conference on Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (IEEE-NEMS 2019) ”. 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 IEEE NEMS 2019 conference papers.

Deadlines

  • Submission deadline: June 15, 2019
  • Notification of first review results: August 1, 2019
  • Submission of revised papers: September 1, 2019
  • Notification of final review results: October 1, 2019

Expected Date of Publication:

The typical average review process for TNANO is ~30 days before first decision. Once accepted and the authors have complied with all IEEE copyright issues your paper will receive an official DOI number and your paper will be available online on TNANO website under IEEE Xplore database. (Starting in January 2019, IEEE TNANO will no longer have hardcopies, so as soon as your paper is accepted and approved for final publication by the IEEE, it will be added to the transaction’s publication list, and will be SCI indexed.) The expected publication date from your manuscript submission from receiving a DOI for your paper is ~100 days on average based on 2018 publication database)

Guest editors

Ting-Hsuan Chen, Ph.D. (Leading Guest Editor for Inquiry)
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
City University of Hong Kong
Email: thchen@cityu.edu.hk

Inkyu Park, Ph.D.
KAIST Chair Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering / School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Systems Engineering
KAIST Institute for the NanoCentury
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST),
Email: inkyu@kaist.ac.kr

Hideaki Tsutsui, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of California, Riverside
Email: htsutsui@engr.ucr.edu

Ting-Hsuan Chen, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
City University of Hong Kong
Room P6415, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Phone: +852-3442-4114
Email: thchen@cityu.edu.hk


Special Section on Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems

The IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) seeks original manuscripts for a Special Section following the 2018 edition of the IEEE International Symposium on Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems (DFTS).

The continuous scaling of CMOS devices as well as the increased interest in the use of emerging technologies make more and more important the topics related to defect and fault tolerance in VLSI and nanotechnology systems. All aspects of design, manufacturing, test, reliability, and availability that are affected by defects during manufacturing and by faults during system operation, are of interest.

The topics of interest for this special issue include, but are not limited to:

  • Yield Analysis and Modeling
  • Testing Techniques
  • Design For Testability in IC Design
  • Error Detection, Correction, and Recovery
  • Dependability Analysis and Validation
  • Repair, Restructuring and Reconfiguration
  • Defect and Fault Tolerance
  • Totally Fail-Safe Design for Critical Applications
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Hardware Security

Authors who presented their work at DFTS are requested to significantly expand the previous conference version to contain substantial new technical material, as per TNANO and IEEE restrictions on duplicated publications and the competitive acceptance process. Manuscripts for the TNANO Special Issue/Section must be submitted on-line using the IEEE TNANO manuscript template and “Information for Authors”, via the IEEE Manuscript Central found at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tnano. On submission to TNANO, authors should select the “Special Issue” manuscript type instead of “Regular Paper.”.

Please note the following important dates.

  • Submission of papers: 20 December, 2018 20 January, 2019
  • Notification of first review results: 20 March, 2019
  • Submission of revised papers: 1 May, 2019
  • Notification of final review results: 1 June, 2019.

Please address all other correspondence regarding this special Section to the Guest Editors.

Marco Ottavi (University of Rome Tor Vergata, IT) marco.ottavi@uniroma2.it
Vilas Sridharan (AMD, USA) vilas.sridharan@amd.com
Spyros Tragoudas (Southern Illinois University, USA) spyros@siu.edu


Message from the Editor-In-Chief

Also this year as the flagship publication of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council (NTC), I am pleased to report that the IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) has achieved new heights across all endeavors of operation.

2017 is the third consecutive year with record numbers in terms of number of submissions; moreover, selectivity has remained nearly constant, so confirming that TNANO has reached an excellent level of overall scholarship. In quantitative terms, Manuscript Central Scholar One reports the following very impressive statistics for the 2017 calendar year (the data for 2016 is reported between parentheses):

  • Number of regular manuscript submissions: 797 (758)
  • Number of “Letter” submissions: 124 (0)
  • Total number of submissions: 921 (758)
  • Acceptance rate: 31% (28%)
  • Rejection rate: 50% (54%)
  • Revise-and-resubmit rate: 19% (18%)


Read the rest of the editorial here.


 

Announcement: 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.

 
The “Letters” in TNANO publishes a collection of peer-reviewed short reports of original research and perspectives and mini-reviews on emerging topics. 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. The “Letters” in TNANO maintains the same competitive and constructive peer-review criteria of TNANO with no article publishing charges.

 
TNANO is now accepting submissions for the “Letters”. The TNANO manuscript submission process is fully electronic to ensure the rapid publication of results. Manuscripts should be submitted via ScholarOne Manuscripts at . 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.

 
Submit your manuscript to the “Letters” in TNANO!


Information about TNANO

TNANO focuses on nanoscale devices, systems, materials and applications, and on their underlying science. It is an interdisciplinary journal that covers all areas of nanotechnology. The hardcopy version is published bi-monthly, but accepted papers are published on the web as soon as they are submitted in final form. TNANO is a publication of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council.

TNANO is a Hybrid Journal, which means that it allows either:

  • Traditional manuscript submission
  • Open Access (author-pays OA) manuscript submission at a discounted rate


 TNANO publishes Research Letters, Regular Papers, and Correspondence Items. Research Letters must not exceed four printed pages. They are subject to the same thorough review process as Regular Papers, but receive priority treatment. A Research Letter that is accepted without major revisions is expected to be published on the web within 4 to 6 weeks of its initial submission.


Areas covered by TNANO include, but are not limited to:

  • Nano and Molecular Electronics
  • Circuits and Architectures
  • Nanomagnetism and Spintronics
  • Nano-Optics, Nano-Optoelectronics and Nanophotonics
  • Nanorobotics and Nanoassembly
  • Nanosensors and Nanoactuators
  • Nanomechanics and Nanoelectromechanical Systems
  • Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine
  • Nanofabrication and Nanolithography
  • Nanometrology and Characterization
  • Computational Nanotechnology


Additional information on these is found here.