Journal of Integrated Circuits and Systems (JICAS)

Journal of Integrated Circuits and Systems (JICAS) is an open access, peer-reviewed, on-line journal published quarterly on the 1st of January, April, July, and October. Since its premiere, the journal is expected to be a venue for research results of integrated circuit design and VLSI system design. JICAS is an archival journal for outstanding IDEC Multi Project Wafer (MPW) research results and has made gradual progress to extend its role .

Publishing Model

1. Scope

  • Articles submitted should address a topic related to intergrated circuit design or VLSI system design. JICAS mainly covers outstanding IDEC MPW program projects' circuit design methods but other related research results could be included to the journal in accordance with editors' decision.

2. Peer Review

  • The articles in this journal are peer reviewed in accordance with the requirements set forth in the Peer Review Policy (Section 3. Selecting reviewers & Section 4. Review criteria). Each published article was reviewed by a minimum of two independent reviewers using a single-blind peer review process, where the identities of the reviewers are not known to the authors, but the reviewers know the identities of the authors. Articles will be screened for plagiarism before acceptance.

3. Open Access

  • All articles published are immediately accessible online free of charge and  published under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (, as indicated in articles), which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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