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 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:

  • Michael Huebner, Ruhr University of Bochum, Michael.Huebner@ruhr-uni-
  • Mircea Stan, University of Virginia,
  • Nikolaos Voros, Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece,