Paper Submission

The ISSCC Paper Submission Website is now open!

Firm Deadline for Electronic Submission of Papers:
September 9th 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (19:00 GMT)

Electronic Submission of Abstract, Draft Manuscript, and Pre-Publication Material

Authors should submit 2 items for review: 1) An informative and quantitative Abstract; 2) A Draft Manuscript for the Digest of Technical Papers. Be sure to read the Pre-Publication Guidelines (summarized below) carefully.

The submission Website will be available starting July 1, 2019. You may consult the Website for instructions at any time after this date. To submit a paper, go to: to upload the manuscript and provide the requested additional information. The full manuscript must be submitted by September 9, 2019. During the submission process you will be asked for a suggested subject area, however this subject area may be changed by the ISSCC organization to streamline the review process. A sample abstract and draft Digest paper can be found at the ISSCC Website (single-column double-spaced format is required for the paper-review process).

Additional Submission Details

1. The Abstract must be submitted to the Submission Website. It must not exceed 500 characters (including spaces). The Abstract must be factual and provide as complete and quantitative a description as possible, including specific and concrete performance data. Claims such as “new”, “advanced”, “novel”, “high-performance”, and “high-speed” are not acceptable. Please refer to the sample abstract on the submission Website. Note that the ISSCC reserves the right to modify the paper title when technically appropriate.

2. Three PDF files must be uploaded to the Submissions Website, as defined by the ISSCC templates: The first, for the draft manuscript text, must use the provided template, in single-column double-spaced format, using 12 pt Arial Narrow font with fewer than 8,100 characters (including spaces, title, but excluding references). The second, the references, must also use the provided template and do not count towards characters limit. The third, for the figures, must not exceed 10 pages with one figure including caption per page. The first 7 figures, including a die photo must be referred to in the text. In addition, up to 3 optional supplementary figures may be included. The supplementary figures (if included in the submission and the paper accepted) will appear in the third page of the electronic Digest along with the die photo. Papers exceeding the length limit will be immediately rejected, as requiring length editing. Complex multipart figures are not allowed (for example, Figures 2a and 2b will be counted as two figures!). Tables count, and are labeled, as figures. A die-photo or a comparison table counts as part of the 7-figure limit. Supplementary figures should not be referred to in the text of the paper. These 3 figures should be described with no more than 4 sentences in their captions with figures labeled as “Fig. S1, S2, S3”. For further details, see the ISSCC Website.

Policy Regarding Paper-Submission Deadline

Due to the timing constraints associated with the paper review process, Industry Showcase proposals and Paper Submission must be received by the deadlines shown below to be considered by the Program Committee.

Firm Deadline for Electronic Submission of Papers

Monday, September 9, 2019 • 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time (19:00 GMT)

The Conference Pre-Publication Policy: As the premier global forum for the debut of technical innovations in integrated circuits and systems, ISSCC cannot accept papers whose key innovative ideas and results have already been disclosed to the public. To assess the novelty of a paper, the program committee evaluates its content against all background or baseline information that was pre-published by the authors. Disclosures considered as pre-publication include: (1) Publicly available data in articles, manuals, data sheets, trade journals, application notes, other conferences, and press releases, which contain substantial technical information such as schematics, principles of operation, architectures, and algorithms. (2) Some previously publicly copyrighted material, such as in an IEEE publication. (3) Material submitted for which publication decision is still pending. (4) Material accepted for publication elsewhere. (5) Material available on a public website at any time up to the first day of the next ISSCC. Disclosures not considered pre-publication include: (1) Some situations in which a product has entered production, has been sampled, and/or has appeared in a publication under restricted conditions, with no technical description, as noted below. (2) Preliminary data sheet(s)/product announcement(s) and die photos without technical details. (3) Presentation at a limited-attendance workshop with no proceedings, nor press coverage, and no public online access (such as, a presentation to research sponsors). (4) Information provided under NDA to customers, partners, or other parties. (5) Final signed versions of Master’s and PhD theses available in open access repositories (libraries), either printed or online. (But, a thesis published for profit is considered prepublication.) (6) Published patents and patent applications. Authors must disclose all material that may fall into the pre-publication category as part of the submission process.

For further details on Pre-Publication Policy, Double-Blind Review or assistance in assigning a subject area, contact the Program Chair: Un-Ku Moon, Tel: +1 541-737-2051, Email: