Terahertz Electromagnetic and Molecular Nano Communications

A special issue of Applied Sciences (ISSN 2076-3417). This special issue belongs to the section "Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2024 | Viewed by 916

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Department of Electronic Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan 38541, Republic of Korea
Interests: optical camera communications; communications signal processing; nanonetworks
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Dr. Pankaj Singh
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Guest Editor Assistant
Department of Electronic Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan 38541, Republic of Korea
Interests: EM nano communication; nanonetworks; molecular communications; signal processing

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The Terahertz (THz) (0.1-10 THz) electromagnetic (EM) and molecular nano communication have emerged as promising areas of research with the potential to revolutionize communication systems at the nanoscale. THz band, lying in the frequency range between microwaves and infrared light, enables high-speed, ultra-broadband EM communication with applications ranging from the software-defined metamaterials and Internet of Nano-Things (IoNT) to wireless networks on chip (WiNoC) and in-body communication. On the other hand, molecular nano communication explores the utilization of molecules as carriers for information exchange, enabling communication at the nanoscale targeting the biomedical domain with respect to Internet of Bio-Nanothings (IoBNT).

This Special Issue seeks original research papers, review articles, and case studies that address various aspects of terahertz electromagnetic and molecular nano communication. Prospective authors are invited to submit original, unpublished manuscripts on topics including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Terahertz electromagnetic wave generation, propagation, and detection for nano communication purposes;
  • Molecular nano communication models, protocols, and algorithms;
  • Hybrid approaches combining terahertz and molecular nano communication;
  • Terahertz and molecular nano communication for biomedical and healthcare applications;
  • Terahertz and molecular nano communication for Internet of Things (IoT) and smart systems;
  • Channel modeling, characterization, and performance analysis in terahertz and molecular nano communication;
  • Novel devices, materials, and technologies for terahertz and molecular nano communication;
  • Terahertz and molecular nano communication for nanoscale sensing and imaging;
  • Nanonetworking protocol stack, i.e., physical, link, network, transport, and application layers;
  • End-to-end nanonetwork architectures;
  • Security, privacy, and integrity in terahertz and molecular nano communication systems;
  • Standardization proposals and reviews.

Prof. Dr. Sungyoon(Sung-Yoon) Jung
Guest Editor

Dr. Pankaj Singh
Guest Editor Assistant

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  • terahertz communication
  • terahertz band
  • EM nano communication
  • molecular nano communication
  • nanoscale networks
  • channel modeling
  • ultra-broadband

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3 pages, 181 KiB  
Advancing Nanoscale Communication: Unveiling the Potential of Terahertz and Molecular Communication
Appl. Sci. 2023, 13(18), 10085; https://doi.org/10.3390/app131810085 - 07 Sep 2023
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In recent years, advancements in nanotechnology have opened up new frontiers in communication systems, bringing the dream of seamless communication at the nanoscale level closer to reality [...] Full article
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