Special Issue "Advanced Nanoparticles for Ultrasonic and Magnetic Applications"

A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944). This special issue belongs to the section "Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2021.

Special Issue Editor

Prof. Arkadiusz Józefczak
Guest Editor
Faculty of Physics, Adam Mickiewicz University, Uniwersytetu Poznańskiego 2, 61-614 Poznań, Poland
Interests: nanoparticles; magnetic fluid; sonosensitizers; biomaterials; ultrasound; focused ultrasound; USG; magnetic and ultrasound hyperthermia; sonomagnetic therapy; theranostics; magnetic heating; compressibility; Pickering emulsion; droplet and capsule technology

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Nanoparticles are used for multiple purposes in many different fields. This Special Issue aims to present recent advances in applications of nanoparticles in biomedical applications, especially in ultrasonic and magnetic fields. Various nanosystems have been explored for ultrasound imaging, photoacoustic imaging, ultrasound therapy (hyperthermia, thermoablation), and ultrasound-triggered drug releasing. Nanoparticles have been also tested for magnetic hyperthermia, for magnetic drug targeting, and as contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging. Recently, a lot of effort has been put into combining more than one method into one treatment. For example, nanoparticles have the dual ability to act as both magnetic and sonosensitizer agents. Magnetic and ultrasonic heating may work synergistically to produce a more efficient treatment. Nanoparticles are also an excellent material for theranostic applications. This Special Issue seeks to report the latest results in the field.

I kindly invite you to submit high-level manuscripts for the Special Issue. Full papers, communications, and reviews are all welcome.

Prof. Arkadiusz Józefczak
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • Nanoparticles
  • Ultrasound
  • Magnetism
  • Sonosensitizer
  • Heating
  • Hyperthermia
  • Imaging

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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