IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference (NMDC)

NMDC 2018 Call for Papers

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IEEE Nanotechnology Council’s NMDC 2018 conference will bring together key researchers from every sector in the nanotechnology research field, with a special focus on Materials and Devices. NMDC 2018 will be held October 14-17 in Portland, Oregon USA at the Embassy Suites Portland Downtown hotel.

Conference papers will be published in IEEE Xplore. Best paper awards will be given in several categories at the conference banquet. Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit their extended article version to: IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology, and IEEE Nanotechnology Magazine.

NMDC 2018 is soliciting papers and sessions on Materials and Devices for heterogeneous Nanoscience and Nanotechnology systems.

The topics, arranged into tracks, include but are not limited to:

1.0 Materials & Devices for:
1.1   Nanoelectronics, e.g. SETs , Memristors, QCAs, NanoCMOS
1.2   Nano-Optics/Photonics/Optoelectronics
1.3   Metamaterials & Plasmonics
1.4   Energy harvesting and storage
1.6   Spintronics
1.7   Nano-Biomedicine
1.8   Nanorobotics and nanomanufacturing
1.9   Nanonetworks

2.0 Properties, Fabrication and applications of
2.1   Graphene, CNTs, Nanodimond and Nanowires
2.2   Semiconductors, e.g. Organic, Oxides, III-V
2.3   2D Materials (MoS2, hBN, etc)
2.4   Nanosensors and Nanoactuators
2.5   Quantum dots & Nanoparticles (0-D)
2.6   Nanomagnetics and Passive Devices
2.7   Thin Films and Nanocomposites

3.0 Special Applications
3.1   Nano-fluidics and integrated bio-chips
3.2   DNA Nanotechnology
3.3   Nano-Metrology/Characterization
3.4   Environment, Health & Safety

4.0 Nanotechnology, Nanostructures and Nanosystems
4.1   Nanopackaging, Interconnects, and Reliability of nano-chips
4.2   Reliability and other thermal issues in nano-structures and nanosystems
4.3   Standards and safety issues of nanotechnology
4.4   Synthesis and modification

5.0 Modeling & simulation of nano-devices and nano-structures

6.0 Emerging topics in nano-materials, -devices and -structures

7.0 Education in nanotechnology

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Important Dates

Author TimelineDate
Last date for Special Session proposalsMay 1, 2018 May 15, 2018
Last date for Short Abstract (text only) submission (100-200 words)May 30, 2018 June 6, 2018
Last date for Regular, Special Session and Invited papers submission June 11, 2018 June 25, 2018
Paper acceptance notificationJuly 25, 2018 August 6, 2018
Last date for Final Manuscript submission for Regular, Special Session and Invited papersAugust 13, 2018
Late Breaking News Extended Abstract SubmissionAugust 12, 2018
Author/Invited Speaker pre-registrationAugust 15, 2018
Late Breaking News acceptance notificationAugust 24, 2018
Late Breaking News author registration August 31, 2018



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