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Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems

A joint IEEE/ASME publication.

Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering (JM&M)

Covers all aspects of microelectromechanical structures,devices and systems, as well as micromechanics and micromechatronics. The journal aims to highlight the link between fabrication technologies and their capacity to create novel devices.

Journal of Biomedical Microdevices

The official journal of the International Society for BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology.

IEEE Photonics Technology Letters

A monthly IEEE publication covering the latest in the field of photonics.

Journal of the Electrochemical Society (JES)

One of the leading Journals in the field of electrochemical science and technology, and is currently the first most-cited journal in Materials Science, Coatings & Films and second most-cited journal in Electrochemistry.

Smart Materials and Structures

Dedicated to technical advances in smart materials and structures, this journal covers both basic and applied research in physics, engineering and materials science and also applications in the aerospace, automotive, civil, electrical and optical engineering industries.

Sensors and Actuators

Journal published from 1981-1989. Now published as Sensors and Actuators A: Physical and Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical.

Sensors and Actuators A


Sensors and Actuators B


Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology

The Journals of Vacuum Science and Technology A and B (JVST A and JVST B) are leading international journals in the fields of vacuum, surfaces, films, microelectronics, and nanometer structures.

Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A

Vacuum, Surfaces, and Film

Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B

Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures

IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices

The Electron Devices Society (EDS) is involved in the advancement of electronics and electrical engineering through research, development, design, manufacture, materials, technology and applications of electron devices.

IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics

A joint publication of the IEEE industrial electronics society and the IEEE robotics and automation society and the ASME dynamic systems and control division.

IEEE Transactions on Electronics Packaging Manufacturing

Addresses design for manufacturability, cost and process modeling, process control and automation, factory analysis and improvement, information systems, statistical methods, environmentally friendly processing, and computer-integrated manufacturing for the production of electronic assemblies and products.

Applied Physics Letters

Features concise, up-to-date reports on significant new findings in applied physics.

Journal of Physics D: Applied physics

Concerned with all aspects of applied physics research, the journal's coverage is deliberately broad and includes theoretical, computational and experimental studies.

IEEE Sensors Journal

Semi-monthly online journal devoted to sensors and sensing phenomena.

Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS

This journal publishes papers on the science, development, and practice of lithographic, fabrication, packaging, and integration technologies necessary to address the needs of the electronics, MEMS, MOEMS, and photonics industries.

IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability

An on-line publication providing leading edge information that is critical to the creation of reliable electronic devices and materials, and a focus for interdisciplinary communication in the state of the art of reliability of electronic devices, and the materials used in their manufacture. It will focus on the reliability of electronic, optical, and magnetic devices, and microsystems; the materials and processes used in the manufacture of these devices; and the interfaces and surfaces of these materials.

Microelectronic Engineering

The scope of this Journal includes materials, methods and designs for microfabrication, processing and inspection for microelectronic and nanoelectronic elements.

IEEE Proceedings

Nanobiotechnology covers all aspects of research and emerging technologies.


The leading journal focusing on the fundamental science of systems and materials in which the interface dominates structure and function.

Lab on a Chip

The premier journal dedicated to miniaturization and related research at the micro and nano scale.


International weekly science journal, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Biosensors and Bioelectronics

The principal international journal devoted to research, design development and application of biosensors and bioelectronics.

Applied Optics

OSA's most widely read journal, a must for everyone in the optics field. Published three times each month, Applied Optics reports significant optics applications from optical testing and instrumentation to medical optics...from holography to optical neural networks...from lidar and remote sensing to laser materials processing.

Analytical Chemistry

A peer-reviewed research journal that explores the latest concepts in analytical measurements and the best new ways to increase accuracy, selectivity, sensitivity, and reproducibility.

Review of Scientific Instruments

A monthly journal devoted to scientific instruments, apparatus, and techniques.

Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics

Covers all aspects of modern and classical optics: experimental and theoretical studies, applications and instrumentation.

Journal of Optics B: Quantum and Semiclassical Optics

Devoted to optical phenomena in which the field and/or matter need to be described by quantum theory.

Bioinspiration & Biomimetics

The essential new journal from IOP, will publish research involving the study and distillation of principles and functions found in biological systems that have been developed through evolution, and application of this knowledge to produce novel and exciting basic technologies and new approaches to solving scientific problems.


A weekly, international journal, publishing the finest research in all fields of science and technology on the basis of its originality, importance, interdisciplinary interest, timeliness, accessibility, elegance and surprising conclusions. Nature also provides rapid, authoritative, insightful and arresting news and interpretation of topical and coming trends affecting science, scientists and the wider public.

Integrative Biology

An inter- and multidisciplinary journal, utilising enabling quantitative technologies, both experimental and computational to characterise biological systems at the molecular and cellular levels through the exploitation of the convergence of biology with physics, chemistry, engineering, imaging and informatics.


Focuses on using cells, proteins, biomaterials and/or other bioactive elements as building blocks to fabricate advanced biological models, medical therapeutic products and non-medical biological systems.

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International Conference on Solid-State Sensors and Actuators, odd numbered year since 1981, proceeding available from IEEE (US Meetings), Elsevier (European Meeting), IEEE (Japanese Meetings).

Hilton Head

Since 1984, TRF has sponsored a biennial regional workshop on "Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems" in Hilton Head, South Carolina.


IEEE Workshop on Microelectromechanical Systems, annual since 1989.


intended to provide a forum for research scientists, engineers, and practitioners throughout the world to present their latest research findings, ideas, and applications in the area of sensors and sensing technology.


International Conference on Micro and Nano Technology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications.


Three-day event, organized by Elsevier in association with Biosensors & Bioelectronics.


International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences.


The AVS Topical Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition is a three-day meeting, dedicated to the science and technology of atomic layer controlled deposition of thin films.

Eurosensors XXX

Annual since 1987, Proceedings published on sensors and actuators.


International Meeting on Chemical Sensors, rotating between US, Japan and Europe in even years. A digest is published along with the publication of selected paper in Sensors and Actuators B.


American Society of Mechanical Engineers


Electrochemical Society, founded in 1902, focused on solid state and electrochemical science and technology.


American Vacuum Society, sponsor of JVST A&B


Materials Research Society, founded in 1973, conducts two major meetings every year, the spring meeting in San Francisco and the fall meeting in Boston.


International society for optical engineering


International Electron Device Meeting

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