IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science & Technology

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The IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology publishes original research on terahertz theory, techniques, and applications as they relate to basic science, components, devices, circuits, and systems involving all aspects of terahertz waves (300 GHz – 10 THz). The Transactions covers a wide range of activities and developments in terahertz science and applications while, at the same time, helping to bridge the technology gap between the RF and photonics communities.

The IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology is specifically aimed at the frequency range between 300 GHz and 10 THz: “Expanding the use of the Electromagnetic Spectrum”. The journal targets high-impact papers with broad appeal to the rapidly expanding terahertz community. The goal is to provide a reference source for the entire THz community and include articles on applications and basic science using the THz spectrum. Although the journal is sponsored by the Microwave Theory and Technology Society, the scope of the Transactions extends to fields and activities that are outside of the traditional RF and microwave communities. In keeping with the varying scope of the THz field, the topical editors of the Transactions continually re-evaluate their emphasis and update their committee members to intelligently respond to trends and to the suggestions of the Transactions contributors and readers. The Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology has the goal of reaching out beyond the borders of the traditional electrical engineering community and into cross-disciplinary fields that make use of the unique technology that we represent and publish.

The IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology is the preeminent publication concerning terahertz science and technology, with an acceptance rate of 35% and an Impact Factor of 3.468. The Transactions is a hybrid journal and offers open access publishing options. The Transactions accepts both long, fully developed regular papers, in addition to shorter, more timely manuscripts; these papers will appear in our “THz Letters” section. Tutorial and review papers are also published, as well as occasional special issues, which present collections of papers that examine particular areas with a wider scope and more in-depth. Please, note that the IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology does not accept incremental submissions and theory, measurements, and simulations should be supported by careful comparisons.

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The THz Best Paper Prize recognizes the author(s) of the paper, published in IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology during the calendar year, that is judged to be the most significant contribution in the field of interest of the THz community. All past THz Prize papers can be viewed here.


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