Visit ECS at SLA 2019!

ECS will be exhibiting at the upcoming SLA 2019 Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio.

SLA 2019 Annual Conference
Booth #225
June 14–18, 2019
Cleveland, Ohio

If you’re attending the conference, make sure to stop by Booth #225 to learn more about:

  • ECS publications, the ECS Digital Library, and the Society’s subscription options.
  • The benefits of ECS Plus, the Society’s read-and-publish subscription package.
  • ECS’s Free the Science initiative, which aims to accelerate the Society’s transition to a platinum open access model.

See you there!

ECSTA new issue of ECS Transactions (ECST) has just been published. This issue includes 20 papers which will be presented at the Seventh International Conference on Semiconductor Technology for Ultra Large Integrated Circuits and Thin Film Transistors (ULSIC vs. TFT 7), to be held in Kyoto, Japan, May 19-23, 2019.

ECST Volume 91, Issue 1 can be found here.

Issues of ECST can also be purchased from the ECS ONLINE STORE as full-text digital downloads.

For more information, please contact ecst@electrochem.org.

ECSTProceedings from 7 symposia from the upcoming 235th ECS Meeting in Dallas, Texas, have just been published in the latest volume of ECS Transactions.

ECST volume 89, issues 1 to 7 can now be accessed online through the ECS Digital Library.

These issues are also available for purchase as an instantly downloadable electronic (PDF) edition through the ECS Online Store:
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In celebration of its third annual Free the Science Week (April 1-7, 2019), the Society once again took down the paywall to the entire ECS Digital Library. For the duration of the week, readers had unrestricted access to more than 151,000 scientific articles and abstracts.

This successful weeklong event produced swells in ECS page visits and content usage that attest to the enduring relevance and value of the Free the Science initiative.

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To recognize the innovative research gaining attention across the diverse span of its topical interest areas, the Society highlights the top five most-read journal articles in each area during each quarter of the year.

The most-read Journal of The Electrochemical Society articles by topical interest area during the first quarter of 2019 (January through March) are listed below.

Highlights are based on articles published since January 1, 2017.

ALL of the articles listed below are open access.

 

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ECS Journal of Solid State Science and TechnologyTo recognize the innovative research gaining attention across the diverse span of its topical interest areas, the Society highlights the top five most-read journal articles in each area during each quarter of the year.

The most-read ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology articles by topical interest area during the first quarter of 2019 (January through March) are listed below.

Highlights are based on articles published since January 1, 2017.

ALL of the articles listed below are open access.

 

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Help us understand how researchers assess the credibility of manuscripts by taking a short (15 minute) survey. The Center for Open Science is seeking graduate students, post docs, researchers, and academic faculty to participate in this survey to investigate the factors that affect the perceived credibility and use of preprints.

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Sushanta Mitra, lead author, mechanical and mechatronics engineering professor at the University of Waterloo, and executive director of the Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology.

“There are a lot of sensors that have been made, a lot of reliable sensors which work really well independently; however, the decision-making always requires a human,” said Ajit Khosla, sensors technical editor of the Journal of The Electrochemical Society (JES) and chair of The Electrochemical Society’s Sensor Division. Which is why the paper, “Artificial Intelligence Based Mobile Application for Water Quality Monitoring” piqued Khosla’s interest in particular.

“AI powered sensors are the future.”

“This is the first time that we have received and accepted a journal paper which involves artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, water quality management, and sensors,” said Khosla. “This work represents an example of one of those initial steps towards a smart technology driven sustainable society where data acquired by sensors helps AI make human-like decisions or human-like operations. Quantum sensors, quantum computing, and AI will transform the way we live and will play an integral role in achieving sustainability and a sustainable world. AI powered sensors are the future.” (more…)

Free the Science with ECS Plus

Free the Science Week wraps up this coming Sunday, April 7, but Free the Science—as a movement—continues all year round, propelled in large part by the institutions and authors that take advantage of the benefits of ECS Plus.

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ECS Supports Green Open Access

Free the Science Week celebrates those working to eliminate barriers to access for researchers around the world.

Yesterday’s blog post discussed ECS’s Author Choice Open Access program, which enables many authors to publish open access at no cost to them.

But did you know that the Society also supports green open access?

ECS’s green open access policy allows you to freely and immediately share the articles you publish in ECS journals without using an open access article credit or paying an article processing charge.

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