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Thematic Issue – Letters: Nanomechanics and Nanomanipulation of Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Call for Papers-Special Issue TNANO LETTERS

Nanomechanics and Nanomanipulation of Low-Dimensional Nanomaterials

IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO 2019)

With the rapid developments of low-dimensional (1D and 2D) nanomaterials in the last decades, critical issues
emerge regarding the precise manipulation and mechanical characterization of individual nanoscale building
blocks for their further electronic and functional applications. Various nanomanipulation and characterization
systems (such as AFM-atomic force microscopy, optical tweezers, magnetic field control, nanoindentation
techniques, etc) had been proposed since the 1990s. With the help of scanning and transmission electron
microscopy (SEM and TEM) as well as super-resolution optical microscopes, researchers now have the power to
manipulate and measure individual nanostructures with an intuitionistic, real-time, and in situ way, which
effectively accelerated the characterization and application of these nanomaterials in electronics, mechatronic
and biomedical fields. Despite these fascinating progresses, mechanics is the fundamental branch of natural
science, which concerned with the behavior of physical bodies when subjected to force or displacement, which
remains critical for structures at the nanoscale. Due to their nanosizes and high surface-area-to-volume ratio,
superior and unconventional mechanical properties, low-dimensional nanomaterials have significant influences
on their integration and real-device performance of the low-dimensional nanosystems.

The “Letters” Section (i.e., maximum of 4 pages of manuscript) in the IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology
(TNANO) will devote a themed issue on “Nanomechanics and Nanomanipulation of Low-Dimensional
Nanomaterials”
to a collection of papers reflecting a more focused scope of the IEEE-NANO 2019
conference, especially highlighting research and technology development in the field of electronic and electrical
engineering, M/NEMS, micro/nanofabrication, nanomechanical sensors and actuators, micro/nanorobotics, and
1D/2D nanomaterials' mechanical behavior and deformation mechanism. We are accepting submissions only
from authors who have submitted abstracts for review to the conference, and invited speakers including Invite
Sessions, 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. (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:

  • Mechanical design of novel nanomanipulation and nanorobotic systems
  • in situ SEM/TEM/SPM mechanical characterization of 1D (nanowire/nanotube) and 2D (graphene/MoS2 etc.)
    nanomaterials
  • Modeling and simulation of mechanical properties of low-dimensional nanomaterials, based on first principles,
    molecular dynamics, etc
  • Mechanical properties of nanoelectronics and electromechanical systems and flexible electronics
  • Electromechanical properties, fatigue properties, interfacial properties of low-dimensional nanomaterials
    and their solid/liquid interfaces

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.

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 Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO 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 NANO 2019 conference papers.

Deadlines

  • Submission deadline: August 31, 2019
  • Notification of first review results: September 30, 2019
  • Submission of revised papers: October 31, 2019
  • Notification of final review results: November 30, 2019

Expected Date of Publication: The typical 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 based on 2018 publication database)

Guest editors

Yang LU, Ph.D. (Leading Guest Editor for Inquiry)
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong SAR, China
Email: yanglu@cityu.edu.hk

Weidong WANG, Ph.D.
Professor
School of Mechano-Electronic Engineering
Research Center of Micro/Nano Systems
Xidian University
Xi’an, Shaanxi 710071, China
Email: wangwd@mail.xidian.edu.cn

Minglin LI, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering and Automation
Fuzhou University
Fuzhou, Fujian 350108, China
Email: liminglin@fzu.edu.cn

Contact person
Yang LU, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
City University of Hong Kong
Room Y6613, Yeung Kin Man Academic Building
Phone: +852-3442-4061
Email: yanglu@cityu.edu.hk

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

Monday, February 18th, 2019

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

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018

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

Special Section on the 18th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) Special Section/Issue on the 18th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO 2018)

Nanoscience and nanotechnology have rapidly established themselves as enabling disciplines within many disciplines including materials science, engineering, physics, chemistry, and biology.

Following the success of the 18th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO2018), IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) is extending a Call For Papers for
a Special Section /Issue reflecting the scope of the conference. Submitted manuscripts will undergo a full peer review process. Submissions are welcome but limited to NANO presentations. Authors who are attendees 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.”

Submissions that reflect the Conference Scope and current state of the field are welcome in areas including:

  • Micro-to- nano-scale bridging
  • Nanobiology and Nanomedicine
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Nanomanufacturing and Nanofabrication
  • Nano Robotics and Automation
  • Nanomaterials
  • Nano-optics, Nano-optoelectronics, and Nanophotonics
  • Nanopackaging
  • Nanoscale Metrology and Characterization
  • Nanofluidics
  • Nanomagnetics
  • Nano/Molecular Heat Transfer & Energy Conversion
  • Nano/Molecular Sensors, Actuators, and Systems
  • Nanotechnology Safety, Education and Commercialization

Important Dates

  • Manuscript Submission: December 1, 2018January 2nd, 2019
  • Notification of first review results: 1 March, 2019
  • Submission of revised papers: 15 April, 2019
  • Notification of final review results: 15 May, 2019.

Special Section on the 13th IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) Special Section/Issue on the 13th IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (IEEE 2018 NMDC)

The nanotechnology revolution is founded upon the fascinating progress in nanoscale materials and devices. Researchers are contributing new ideas from a wide range of disciplines, including materials science, biology, biomedicine, engineering, physics, and chemistry. 

To make interesting research presented at the 13th  IEEE 2018 Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference widely available, in expanded form and in one publication, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) is extending a Call For Papers for a Special Issue reflecting the scope of the conference. Submitted manuscripts will undergo a full peer review process. Submissions are welcome, and all interested 2018 NMDC participants are encouraged to submit. Authors who are attendees 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 IEEE Manuscript Central https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tnano. On submission to TNANO, authors should select the “Special Issue” manuscript type instead of “Regular Paper.”

Submissions that reflect the Conference Scope and current state of the field are welcome in
areas including but not limited to:

1. Properties, Fabrication and Applications of

  • Carbon based nanomaterials (Graphene, CNTs, Nanodimond, etc.)
  • 2D layered materials (MoS2, hBN, BP, etc)
  • Quantum dots, nanowires, nanowell and thin films

2. Materials & Devices for:

  • Nanoelectronics, Nano-optics, Nano-magnetism, Spintronics, Plasmonics.
  • Nanomechanics Nanorobotics and Nanomanufacturing
  • Nano-Biomedicine
  • Energy harvesting and storage

3. Nanotechnology, Nanostructures and Nanosystems

  • Nano-fluidics and integrated bio-chips
  • Nano-Metrology/Characterization
  • Nanopackaging and Interconnects in nano-chips
  • Environment, Health and Safety

4. Modeling and simulation of nano-devices and nano-structures

Important Dates

  • Submission of papers: 1 February, 2019
  • Notification of first review results: 1 May, 2019
  • Submission of revised papers: 15 June, 2019
  • Notification of final review results: 1 August, 2019.

Guest editors:

jmorris@pdx.edu
jeske@ece.pdx.edu
dibant@fisica.unisa.it

Special Section on the 14th IEEE/ACM Int. Symposium on Nanoscale Architecture

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) Special Section/Issue on the 14th IEEE / ACM International Symposium on Nanoscale Architecture (NANOARCH 2018)

Encouraged by the success of the 14th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Nanoscale Architecture (NANOARCH 2018) IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (T-NANO) seeks extended versions of papers presented at NANOARCH 2018 addressing upcoming novel nanoscale architecture core topics like emerging computing paradigms (e.g., approximate, quantum, neuromorphic, molecular, spintronic), nano-based computing architectures, 2D materials (e.g., graphene) nanoelectronics and computing, beyond charge-based computing, emerging memory devices and in memory computing, nanoelectronics for biomedical systems.

NANOARCH 2018 authors are invited to submit extended versions of their conference contribution containing a substantial amount of new technical material in view of IEEE policy on self-plagiarism, duplicated publications and the competitive acceptance process.

Manuscripts for T-NANO must be prepared in line with the IEEE T-NANO manuscript template and “Information for Authors”, and submitted on-line via the IEEE Manuscript Central at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tnano. On submission to T-NANO, authors should select the “Special Issue” manuscript type instead of “Regular Paper” and state in the cover letter that the paper is meant for the Special Section/Issue on the 14th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Nanoscale Architecture (NANOARCH 2018) and summarize the changes and additions operated on their NANOARCH 2018 paper. The authors should consider that (i) manuscripts must focus on nanotechnology as reflected by technical contents and references and (ii) the submitted manuscripts will undergo the standard peer review process coordinated by the T-NANO editorial board.

Deadlines for TNANO Special Section/Issue:

  • Manuscript Submission: December 1, 2018January 2nd, 2019
  • First decision to authors: January 31, 2019
  • Revision due (if necessary): February 28, 2019
  • Final notification (acceptance/rejection): April 1, 2019
  • Final manuscripts due: April 30, 2019
  • Special section publication: Mid 2019

Special Issue on Current Trends in Nanoelectronic Circuits and System Design

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) Special Section/Issue on Current Trends in Nanoelectronic Circuits and System Design

To enable next generation sensing, control, and computing, in reality, advanced nanoelectronic devices and circuits must be developed and co-optimized across multiple hierarchical levels in order to sense, process and transmit data, while satisfying the demanding performance requirements for high speed, low power, flexible reconfigurability, high reliability etc. In addition, with the increasing complexity and data volume of sensing and computing, novel designs must be explored to improve design efficiency, enhance reliability and reduce time-to-market. For these reasons, there is an immediate need to re-think the conventional design strategies for implementing the next-generation sensing, control, and computing paradigm. This special issue focuses on novel device technology and circuit designs to implement smart, efficient, reliable and secure sensing, control, and computing paradigm. The topics of interest include:

  • Nanoelectronic devices with ultra-high energy efficiency
  • Energy-efficient analog front end and wireless communication circuits using nanoelectronic devices
  • Emerging device and memory technology for information processing and storage
  • Emerging device, including but not limited to GFET, TFET, Graphene nanoribbon tunnel FET, for digital, analog, and RF circuit design
  • Emerging memory, including but not limited to phase change memory, magnetic device, resistive memory, for digital, analog, and RF circuit design
  • Nano-sensors for data sensing in Internet of Things
  • Nano-CMOS and Post-CMOS based circuits for big data processing
  • Nanoelectronic technology based sensors and controller for Cyber-Physical Systems
  • Security and reliability solutions for nanoelectronic devices and circuits
  • Nanoelectronic devices and circuits for secure sensing
  • Novel devices and circuits for non-conventional computing
  • Neuromorphic circuits and architectures
  • Nano-CMOS and Post-CMOS based sensors and circuits for smart grid
  • Case studies for sensors and circuits designed using nanoelectronic technology

Submission Information:

All manuscripts must be submitted online using the IEEE TNANO manuscript template and Information for
Authors, via the IEEE Manuscript Central found at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tnano. On submission, authors must select the “Special Issue” manuscript type instead of “Regular Paper.” Authors are suggested to clearly mention in the cover letter to the Editor-in- Chief (EiC) during the submission that the manuscript is for this specific Special Issue. Manuscripts must focus on nanotechnology as reflected by technical content and references.

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: 15 January 2018
  • Author Notification: 15 March 2018 (Tentative)
  • Revised Manuscript Due: 15 April 2018 (Tentative)
  • Notification of Acceptance: 15 May 2018 (Tentative)

Guest Editors

Please address all other correspondence regarding this Special Issue to the Guest Editors using the following email-ID: isvlsi2017@gmail.com

  • Michael Huebner, Ruhr University of Bochum, Michael.Huebner@ruhr-uni- bochum.de
  • Mircea Stan, University of Virginia, mrs8n@eservices.virginia.edu
  • Nikolaos Voros, Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece, voros@teiwest.gr

Special Issue on the 17 th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) Special Section/Issue on the
17th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO 2017)

Nanoscience and nanotechnology have rapidly established themselves as enabling disciplines within all science fields, including materials science, engineering, physics, chemistry, and biology. Following the success of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO2017), IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) is extending a Call For Papers for a Special Section /Issue reflecting the scope of the conference.
Submitted manuscripts will undergo a full peer review process. All appropriate submissions are welcome and are not limited to conference attendees. Authors who are attendees are requested to significantly expand any 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.”

Submissions that reflect the Conference Scope and current state of the field are welcome in areas including:

  • DNA Nanotechnology
  • Micro-to- nano-scale bridging
  • Nanobiology and Nanomedicine
  • Nanoelectronics
  • Nanomanufacturing and Nanofabrication
  • Nano Robotics and Automation
  • Nanomaterials
  • Nano-optics, Nano-optoelectronics, and Nanophotonics
  • Nanopackaging
  • Nanoscale Metrology and Characterization
  • Nanofluidics
  • Nanomagnetics
  • Nano/Molecular Heat Transfer & Energy Conversion
  • Nanoscale Communication and Networks
  • Nano/Molecular Sensors, Actuators, and Systems
  • Nanotechnology Safety, Education and Commercialization

Important Dates

  • Submission of papers: 15 November, 201715 December, 2017
  • Notification of first review results: 15 January, 20181 February, 2018
  • Submission of revised papers: 1 March, 2018
  • Notification of final review results: 1 April, 2018

Guest Editors Can be contacted at: tnano17@egr.msu.edu

  • Haibo Yu, Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Virginia Ayres, Michigan State University
  • Binghai Dong, Hubei University

Thematic Issue: Letters: Micro/Nano Robotics

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

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

Background and Scope

 

Micro/nano robotics have played important roles in high precise manufacturing, in-situ characterization, biomedicine, and other emerging fields. It offers new opportunities for study at the
small scale, and has been regarded as an essential technology for both fundamental research in Lab and practicable applications in industry. This Thematic Issue aims to exhibit the short communications, comments or rigorous original papers describing current and expected challenges, along with potential solutions, for Micro/Nano Robotics in the journal of IEEE Transaction on Nanotechnology. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Novel concepts, materials and designs for micro/nano robotics
  • Novel sensing and control techiniques/theories for micro/nano robotics
  • Novel applications of micro/nano robots in high precise manufacturing and industry
  • Micro/nano robot-based in-situ characterization theory, systems and applications
  • Micro/nano robotics in emerging biomedical applications
  • Non-contact actuation for robotics at small scale

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 expected time to first decision is about 30 days. 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.

ieee.nanorobot@gmail.com

Deadlines for Manuscript Submission extended to 15th November 2017
 

Guest Editors

 

Yajing Shen, PhD, Assitant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering
City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR
E-Mail: yajishen@cityu.edu.hk

Sylvain Martel, PhD, Professor
Department of Computer Engineering
Polytechnique Montreal, Canda
Email: sylvain.martel@polymtl.ca

Arianna Menciassi, PhD, Professor
BioRobotics Institute
Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy
Email: arianna@sssup.it

Zhan Yang, PhD, Assoicate Professor
Robotics and Microsystems Center
Soochow University, Suzhou, China
E-mail:yangzhan@suda.edu.cn

Qing Shi, PhD, Associate Professor
Intelligent Robotics Institute, School of Mechatronical Engnieering
Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
Email: shiqing@bit.edu.cn

Special Issue on the IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference 2017

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) Special Issue/Section on
the IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference 2017

Extensive research on nanotechnology materials and devices has unveiled many interesting and promising applications in electronics, photonics, biomedicine, and beyond. Encouraged by the success of the IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (IEEE NMDC), IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology (TNANO) will consider extended/revised versions of papers presented at IEEE NMDC 2017. Submitted manuscripts will undergo a full peer review process. Authors are requested to revise/expand the conference version to contain substantial new technical materials due to the restriction in duplicated publications and the competitive acceptance process.

Manuscripts for TNANO 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 Section/Issue on the IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference” manuscript type instead of “Regular Paper.” Manuscripts must focus on nanotechnology as reflected by technical contents and references.

Guest Editors:

 

Prof Daniel CHUA, National University of Singapore, Email: msechcd@nus.edu.sg
Prof Qing ZHANG, Nanyang Technological University, Email: eqzhang@ntu.edu.sg
Prof Chuan Seng TAN, Nanyang Technological University, Email: tancs@ntu.edu.sg

Deadlines for TNANO Special Issue/Section

 

  • Manuscript Submission: 30th October 2017
  • First decision to authors: 30st December 2017
  • Revision due (if necessary): 30th January 2018
  • Final notification (acceptance/rejection): 15th March 2018
  • Final manuscripts due: 15th April 2018
  • Special section publication: 2018