Microelectronics and Optoelectronics

A section of Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292).

Section Information

The Section “Microelectronics and Optoelectronics” of Electronics is focused on the fabrication of electronic, photonic, bioelectronic, electromechanics, and fluidic devices and systems, and their applications in the broad areas of electronics, photonics, energy, and the environment. This section will also cover the expanding interdisciplinary field of integrated nanoelectronics/photonics and micro-/nano-/biosystems. Through its unique mixture of peer-reviewed articles, reviews, short technical notes, and the latest research news on key developments, “Microelectronics and Optoelectronics” provides comprehensive coverage of this dynamic new field for both researchers in academia and professionals in industry.

Subject Areas

The journal addresses the following topics and considers mostly experimental work or theoretical/simulation work—either directly linked or supporting—in the following fields:

  • Microelectronics processing and materials
  • Micro-/nanoengineering/fabrication/technology/manufacturing
  • Nanoelectronic and photonic devices and their fabrication
  • Microsystems, microdevices (e.g., sensors and nanoenergy devices) and their fabrication
  • Microfluidics, sensors, as well as integrated chip and their fabrication

In particular, the following topics are covered:

1. Materials
  • Metallization and Barrier Materials
  • Nanomaterials for Device Fabrication
  • Silicon on Insulators
  • Dielectrics
  • Interconnectors
  • New Resist Materials
  • Polymers and Flexible Substrates
  • Block Copolymers
2. Advanced Processing
  • Process Integration
  • 3D Printing
  • Three-Dimensional Integration
  • Other/Emerging Manufacturing and Fabrication Techniques
  • Rapid Thermal Processing
  • Process Modeling and Simulation
  • Equipment Modeling
  • Laser-Assisted Processing
  • Top-Down / Bottom-Up (Self-Assembly) Nanofabrication
  • Growth, Planarization, Cleaning Techniques for Devices
3. Advanced Nanoelectronic, Photonic, Sensing, Energy-Harvesting, and Fluidic Devices
  • Nanoelectronic, Optoelectronic, and Photonic Devices
  • Dimension-Sensitive Device Properties
  • Memory Devices, Magnetic, and Spintronic Devices
  • Advanced MOS Devices
  • Nanoelectronics under Vacuum
    • Flexible/Organic/Molecular Electronics (Organic and Molecular Electronics, Flexible Electronics, Wearable Electronics, Paper Electronics, Printed Electronics)
    • Microdevices, Energy-Harvesting Devices, and Sensors (Physical Sensors and Actuators, Energy Harvesting Devices)
    • Optical Fiber Communications
4. Chemical, Biological, Bioelectronic, and Fluidic devices. Heterogeneous Micro-, Nano- and Biosystems
  • Electromechanical Systems (MEMS, NEMS)
  • Power MEMS
  • Magnetic MEMS
  • Optical and Photonic Systems
  • Micro and Nanofluidic Devices
  • Mixing Devices and Separation Devices
  • Microreactors
  • Fluidic Interfaces and Integration
  • Biosensors
  • Chemical Sensors
  • Biomimetic Properties Incorporated into Devices
  • Bioelectronic Devices
  • Micro-/Nano-/Biointerface and Interconnection Devices
  • Lab-On-A-Chip, BioMEMS, MicroTAS
  • DNA/Protein Chips
  • Bioanalytic, Diagnostic Systems
  • Microseparation, Pretreatment Systems
  • Environmental and Food Monitoring Systems
  • Microreactors

Editorial Board

Special Issues

Following special issues within this section are currently open for submissions:

Papers Published

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