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Special Issue "Confined Crystals, Quantum Dots, and Nano Crystals"
A special issue of Crystals (ISSN 2073-4352). This special issue belongs to the section "Crystal Engineering".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2022) | Viewed by 15035
Special Issue Editors
Interests: bio-nano crystals; transmission electron microscopy; fluorescent microscopy; quantum-dot imaging
Interests: photonic materials, energy storage, transmission electron microscopy
Interests: nanodiamonds; thin film synthesis; electron energy-loss spectroscopy
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Special Issue Information
The interesting physics behind the quantum confinement of electronic excitations in quantum dots and nanocrystals has fascinated scientists in recent decades. The diverse applications and tunability in properties that have become available through this confinement have brought multidisciplinary fields together. Currently, quantum dots are being used in light-emitting diodes, photovoltaics, photoconductors and detectors, biomedicine and environment, catalysis, memories, etc.
Due to the ongoing appeal of quantum confinement to a broad community of investigators, we invite researchers to contribute to the Special Issue on Confined Crystals, Quantum Dots, and Nanocrystals. This issue focus is on the multidisciplinary aspect to bring scientists of all fields together to advance the field further and explore untouched potential and applications of confined crystals.
The potential topics include, but are not limited to:
- Synthesis and growth of nano crystals
- Characterization of nanocrystals
- The basic science studies including the physics behind the phenomenon
- Simulations and quantifications related to confinement and its applications
- Exploitation of the fascinating properties of nanocrystals in various existent and emerging applications
- The combinations of the existing properties to create a novel application
- Enhancing the current applications further for better tunability
- Applying the existing property in one field of science to another field
- Review on the diverse applications of quantum dots in multidisciplinary fields
Dr. Adele Moatti
Dr. Jeffery A. Aguiar
Prof. Dr. Ritesh Sachan
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Crystals is an international peer-reviewed open access monthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Confined crystals
- Quantum dots
- Nano crystals
- Confined electronic excitations
- One dimensional crystals
- Two dimensional crystals
- Physics of confinement