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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

Message from the Editor-In-Chief

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

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.