Special Issues

Nanomaterials runs special issues to create collections of papers on specific topics. The aim is to build a community of authors and readers to discuss the latest research and develop new ideas and research directions. Special Issues are led by Guest Editors who are experts in the subject and oversee the editorial process for papers. Papers published in a Special Issue will be collected together on a dedicated page of the journal website. For any inquiries related to a Special Issue, please contact the Editorial Office.

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Pulsed Laser Deposited Nanostructures submission deadline 25 Jun 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 6552
Keywords: laser processing; nanostructures; nanomaterials; thin films; multilayers; nanocomposites
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanofabrication and Nanomanufacturing)
Applications of Nanotechnology in Medical Examination and Therapy
edited by and Allen Wei-Lun Huang
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 255
Keywords: nanotechnology; medical examination/diagnosis; targeted therapy; photodynamic therapy; photothermal therapy; theranostics; nanomedicine; extracellular vesicles; drug and gene delivery; molecular imaging; tissue engineering; nanoimmunology
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Medicines)
Tailored Materials for Quantum Technologies
edited by Fedor Jelezko
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 170
Keywords: quantum materials; single ion implantation; modelling of materials; nanofabrication; isotopic engeneering; quantum sensing; quantum metrology; quantum information processing; single photon sources; quantum communication; quantum simulation; single ion implantation
(This special issue belongs to the Section Theory and Simulation of Nanostructures)
Hybrid Nanofibers: Fabrication, Properties and Applications
edited by Amir Fahmi
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 4792
Keywords: nanofibers; hybrid materials; structured nanomaterials; collective properties; miniaturization; hybrid nanofibers; nanomedicine; environment; catalysis; energy
(This special issue belongs to the Section Synthesis, Interfaces and Nanostructures)
Functionalized Nanoplatforms as Promising Diagnostic and Theranostic Tools for Nanomedicine
edited by Rachele Stefania
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2411
Keywords: nanomedicines; nanotheranostics; nanomaterials; drug delivery; drug targeting; molecular imaging; liposomes; polymers; micelles; biodegradable polymeric nanoparticles; MRI; ; PET-CT; ; PET-MRI; SPECT-CT; OI; optoacoustic imaging; (radio)metal-chelates; radiotherapy; photosensitizer; conjugation and chemical functionalization
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Medicines)
Recent Advances in Multifunctional Sustainable Organic Coatings submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 379
Keywords: Organic coatings; polymers; sustainability; epoxy; industrial paints; biomimetic; self-healing; superhydrophobic; Nanocomposites; nanosafety and toxicity; hybrid materials; nanoparticles
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanocomposite Thin Films and 2D Materials)
Graphene for Electronics
edited by Eugene Kogan
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 9 articles | Viewed by 7817
Keywords: graphene; electronic devices and structures; processing; modification; and characterization of graphene; graphene doping; transport properties of graphene; magnetic properties of graphene; optical properties of graphene
(This special issue belongs to the Section 2D and Carbon Nanomaterials)
Graphene and Carbon Nanotube Ceramic Matrix Composites
edited by Katalin Balázsi and
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 130
Keywords: advanced powder processing; characterization of ceramic/CNT and graphene interfaces; porous ceramic/CNTs and graphene composites; design of CMCs with CNTs and graphene; ceramics and ceramic/CNTs and graphene for renewable and nuclear energy; ceramics and ceramic/CNTs and graphene for bio-applications; multifunctional CNTs and graphene coatings for structural; energy and environmental applications; additive manufacturing and 3D printing technologies
(This special issue belongs to the Section 2D and Carbon Nanomaterials)
Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology against COVID-19 submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 3869
Keywords: Coronavirus; Nanosensors; Nanostructured media for personal protective equipment (PPE); Nanomanufacturing of protective nanomaterials; Disinfectants based on nanomaterials; Nanocomposites for face shields; Antiviral surfaces using nanofilms; Smart nanostructures and nanodevices for virus detection; Drug delivery via nanomaterials; Experimental characterization at the nanoscale; Processing and testing; Computational and theoretical characterization at the nanoscale; Atomistic; multi-scale; and hybrid methods; Molecular dynamics; Molecular mechanics; Finite element method
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Medicines)
Progress in Quantum-Computer Calculations
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1331
Keywords: quantum computers; quantum algorithms; variational quantum eigensolvers; nanosystems; electronic structure; quantum technologies
(This special issue belongs to the Section Theory and Simulation of Nanostructures)
Synthesis and Performance of Nanostructured Metal Sulfides
edited by Zhenhua Ge
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1125
Keywords: thermoelectrics; metal sulfides; synthesis methods; nanopores; nano precipitates; nanostructures
(This special issue belongs to the Section 2D and Carbon Nanomaterials)
Nanostructures Design for Catalyst: Latest Advances and Prospects
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1185
(This special issue belongs to the Section Energy and Catalysis)
Graphene Sensors
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 671
Keywords: Laser-induced graphene; graphitic carbon materials; gas; volatile organic compound (VOC); humidity sensors; biosensors; health; agri-food; automotive; IoT graphene sensors; flexible; wearable; energy storage
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanoelectronics, Nanosensors and Devices)
Advances in Polymer Blend Nanocomposites
edited by Aurélie Taguet
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3097
Keywords: polymer blends; nanoparticles; (selective) dispersion; localization; compatibilization; microstructure; final properties
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanocomposite Materials)
Mechanics of Micro- and Nano-Size Materials and Structures submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 6119
Keywords: Micro/Nano-scale theories; Micro/Nano FGMs; Micro/Nanocomposites; Micro/Nano-electro-mechanical particles; Multiscale models; Micro/Nano-wires; Carbon and non-carbon nanotubes; Atomic force microscope
Hybrid Nanocomposites for Piezoelectric Application
edited by Svitlana Kopyl
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 828
Keywords: hybrid nanocomposites; polymer-based materials; piezoelectricity; application
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanocomposite Materials)
Nanostructured Membranes for Environment and Energy Applications
edited by Kai Xiao
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 580
Keywords: porous membrane; 2D membrane; battery membrane; water desalination; separation and filtration
(This special issue belongs to the Section Environmental Nanoscience and Nanotechnology)
Fluorinated Nanocarbons and Their Applications
edited by and
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 4042
Keywords: fluorination; fluorine chemistry; nanocarbons; nanodiamond; graphene; nanotubes; nanofibers; diamane; fullerenes
(This special issue belongs to the Section 2D and Carbon Nanomaterials)
Targeted Nanoparticles for Photodynamic Therapy
edited by Samir V. Jenkins and
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 289
Keywords: Nanomaterials; Photodynamic therapy; Targeted therapy; Photoactivation; Sequencing; Combination therapy
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Medicines)
Nanofluid and Thermal Management
edited by and
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1756
Keywords: nanofluids; thermal management; photothermal conversion; photovoltaic conversion; nanofilms; microchannels; bionic structures; porous media; heat sink; heat pipe
(This special issue belongs to the Section Energy and Catalysis)
Fiber Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 3544
Keywords: nanofillers; natural nanofillers; synthetic nanofillers; polymer composites; nanocomposite characterization; performance evaluation; nanofiller production; nanocomposite applications; economy feasibility; challenges and future perspectives
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanocomposite Materials)
Optoelectronic Properties and Applications of Nanomaterials submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 4529
Keywords: optoelectronics; photovoltaics; nanostructures and low-dimensional materials; fabrication; characterization; photonics; photocatalysis; theoretical methods for electronic and optical properties calculation
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanophotonics Materials and Devices)
Carbon-Based Nanomaterials for Biosensors
edited by Minwei Zhang, Chengyi Hou and Nan Zhu
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 210
Keywords: carbon nanomaterials; biosensors; food security; environment monitor; point-of-care diagnostics; flexible sensor; smart wearables
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanoelectronics, Nanosensors and Devices)
Smart Materials and Devices for Sustainable Environment and Healthcare
edited by , and K K Nagaraja
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 124
Keywords: smart materials; piezoelectric; pyroelectric; ferroelectric; 2D materials; sustainable sensors and actuators; gas sensors; energy harvesters; optical sensors; organic LED sensors; light-based health and environment sensors; additive manufacturing; printing
Advanced Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion Applications
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 6390
Keywords: Nanostructured materials; Nanoporous materials; Advanced electrode nanomaterials; Synthesis; characterization; modification; and devices; Energy storage and conversion; Electrochemical properties.
(This special issue belongs to the Section Energy and Catalysis)
Frontiers in Luminescent Nanomaterials for LEDs
edited by Peng Du
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 387
Keywords: phosphors; photoluminescence; rare-earth ions; nanoparticles; luminescent nanomaterials; LEDs; upconversion
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanoelectronics, Nanosensors and Devices)
Recent Advances of Upconversion Nanoparticles
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1520
Keywords: upconversion; nanoparticles; nanoprobes; bioimaging; nanophotonics; biophotonics; biosensing
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanophotonics Materials and Devices)
Functional Polymeric Nanoparticles submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 8679
Keywords: Nanomaterials; nanomedicine; polymeric nanoparticles; drug delivery; targeted therapy; passive; active and physical targeting; theranostics; imaging; functionalization
(This special issue belongs to the Section Synthesis, Interfaces and Nanostructures)
Fullerene Nanostructures: Synthesis, Functionalities and Applications
edited by Suyuan Xie
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 8 articles | Viewed by 4886
Keywords: Fullerenes; Fullerene derivatives; Endohedral fullerenes; Carbon clusters; Buckyballs; Fullerene photovoltaic
(This special issue belongs to the Section 2D and Carbon Nanomaterials)
Recent Development of Nanocomposite Membranes for Water and Wastewater Treatment submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 193
Keywords: nanocomposite membrane; nanocomposite membrane modification and functionalization; pollution remediation; wastewater treatment and desalination; liquid separation
(This special issue belongs to the Section Environmental Nanoscience and Nanotechnology)
Advanced Materials for Lithium (and Post-lithium) Batteries
edited by Thomas Rüther
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 4 articles | Viewed by 3805
Keywords: Lithium and Post-Lithium batteries; (Nano) Materials and Interfaces; Safer Electrolyte Systems; Experimental (Operando) Characterisation and Ion Transport Studies
(This special issue belongs to the Section Energy and Catalysis)
Nanomaterials for Catalysis and Energy Storage submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 5059
Keywords: nanomaterials for energy storage and conversion; supercapacitor; battery; fuel cell; nanomaterials for catalysis and photocatalysis
(This special issue belongs to the Section Energy and Catalysis)
Properties and Applications of Metamaterials
edited by Zuojia Wang, Yongmin Liu and
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 4833
Keywords: electromagnetic metamaterials; photonic metamaterials; quantum metamaterials; mechanical and acoustic metamaterials; thermal metamaterials; topological metamaterials; metamaterial devices
Visionary Development and Synthesis of Nanoparticles: Optical, Electronics, Sensing and Bio Applications
edited by Carlos Lodeiro, Hugo Miguel Santos, Javier Fernandez Lodeiro and
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 578
Keywords: metallic nanoparticles; mesoporous materials; environmental applications; biomedical studies; optical and electronic applications
Application of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology in Water Treatment
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 6247
Keywords: nanomaterials; low dimensional materials; water treatment; desalination; phase change; interface
(This special issue belongs to the Section Environmental Nanoscience and Nanotechnology)
One-Dimensional Nanostructures: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications
edited by Vladimir Dubrovskii
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1109
Keywords: one-dimensional nanostructures; semiconductor nanowires; synthesis; modeling; characterization; functional nano-heterostructures
(This special issue belongs to the Section Theory and Simulation of Nanostructures)
Carbon Nanomaterials for Electrochemical Energy Storage
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 5 articles | Viewed by 3767
Keywords: 2D Carbon Nanomaterials including Graphene; Graphene oxide and Graphene Nanosheets; 1D Carbon Nanomaterials including Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanofibers; 0D Carbon Nanomaterials including Fullerene; Carbon Quantum Dots and Carbon Nanoparticles; Lithium-ion Batteries; Supercapacitors; Sodium-ion Batteries
(This special issue belongs to the Section Energy and Catalysis)
Functional Phase Change Materials in Nanoscale
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1337
Keywords: Innovative design of nanostructured PCMs and their composites; Nano/microencapsulation of PCMs with enhanced thermal performance and additional functions; Nanofabrication and nanostructural control of PCMs at the nanoscale; New structures and new functions of PCMs in nanoscale; Simulation analysis of PCMs in nanoscale of nanomaterials; Multifunctional designs and multipurpose application of PCMs in nanoscale; Environmentally friendly fabrication of nanostructured PCMs with multifunctions; Other recent advances in nanostructured PCMs for multipurpose applications
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanocomposite Materials)
Current Research in Organic Optoelectronic Nanomaterials, Semiconductors and Devices
edited by Shuai Wang
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 787
Keywords: organic optoelectronic nanomaterials; organic semiconductors; organic nanodevices; organic solar cells; organic photodetectors; organic light-emitting devices (OLEDs); organic phototransistors
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanoelectronics, Nanosensors and Devices)
Novel RE-free Nanocomposite Magnets
edited by Alina Daniela Crişan and Ovidiu Crisan
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 471
Keywords: RE-free nanocomposite magnets; hard-soft exchange coupling; magnetic stability; structural phase transformation
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanocomposite Materials)
Synthesis of Nanowires submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1275
Keywords: Nanowires; heterostructures; chemical deposition techniques; physical deposition techniques; doping; patterned substrates; large scale growth; synthesis efficiency; multifunctionnal material; integration
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanoelectronics, Nanosensors and Devices)
Nanomaterials Synthesis and Processing in Liquid Phase
edited by and Zhendong Liu
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1542
Keywords: Nanomaterials synthesis; Nanomaterials processing; Liquid phase; Nanoparticles; Nanocomposites; Nanotechnology
Semiconductor Technologies for Optical Applications
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 488
Keywords: semiconductor; optical applications; quantum wells; nanowires; quantum dots; light-emitting diodes; nonlinear optics; solar cells; photodetectors
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanophotonics Materials and Devices)
Nano- and Micro-Particles Interacting with Soft Interfaces
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 771
Keywords: Soft interfaces; Nanoparticles; Microparticles; Wetting; Membrane; Non-equilibrium systems
(This special issue belongs to the Section Synthesis, Interfaces and Nanostructures)
Advanced Nanomaterials in Biomedical Application submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 2675
Keywords: nanoparticles; medicine; anticancer; antibacterial; antiviral; imaging; drug delivery
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Medicines)
Functional Ultrathin Films of Layered Materials
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 229
Keywords: spin or dip coating; layer-by-layer films; Langmuir– Blodgett films; atomic or chemical vapor deposition; graphene-based materials; clay minerals; layered metal chalcogenides; composite nanoparticulate films; barrier properties; friction and wear properties; electronic properties
(This special issue belongs to the Section Nanocomposite Materials)
Hydrothermal Synthesis and Application of Nanomaterials
edited by Edward H. Lester
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 775
Keywords: sustainability; application; formulation; performance; nanomaterials; characterization
(This special issue belongs to the Section Synthesis, Interfaces and Nanostructures)
Recent Advances in Cancer Nanotechnology
edited by and Gopinath Packirisamy
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 2499
Keywords: nanoparticles; drug delivery; imaging; radiotherapy; photothermal therapy; photodynamic therapy; chemotherapy
(This special issue belongs to the Section Biology and Medicines)
Frontiers in Nanocarbon Derivatives: From Synthesis to Application
edited by
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 385
Keywords: fullerene; metallofullerene; carbon quantum dot; carbon nano-onion; carbon nanotube; carbon nanohorn; carbon nanofiber; graphene
(This special issue belongs to the Section 2D and Carbon Nanomaterials)
State-of-the-Art Nanomaterials for Energy Storage: Batteries, Solar Cells, Supercapacitors submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 3 articles | Viewed by 4411
Keywords: Energy storage; Nanomaterials; Solar cells; Supercapacitors; Battery; Energy harvesting; Carbon nanomaterials; Multifunctional materials
(This special issue belongs to the Section Solar Energy and Solar Cells)
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