Special Issue "Advances in Antibacterial Laser-Fabricated Nanomaterials"

A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2020.

Special Issue Editor

Prof. Sergey I. Kudryashov
Guest Editor
Chair of laser nanophysics and biomedicine laboratory, Lebedev Physical Institute, 119991 Moscow, Russia
Interests: Ultrafast solid-state optics; Plasmonics; Laser ablation; Nanoparticles; Microfluidics; Antifouling and antibacterial nanomaterials.

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This special issue of Nanomaterials, “Advances in Antibacterial Laser-fabricated Nanomaterials”, is devoted to the serious problem of antibiotic resistance of pathogenic bacterial micro-organisms, which is rapidly developing in bacterial cultures even under hospital conditions. This problem should be definitely and quickly solved to save human lives, being addressed from many – chemical, physical, micro-biological and other points. Meanwhile, innovative laser-fabricated nanomaterials – colloidal nanoparticles, nanotextures etc. – are highly welcome to make this service, holding a promise of highly-focused, facile high-tech applications without pronounced side effects. This issue will present a synergistic collection of innovative research results, which could in near future pave a way to emerging pioneering key-enabling approaches to antibacterial treatment and anti-fouling protection.

Prof. Sergey I. Kudryashov
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • Nanomaterials
  • Laser fabrication
  • pathogenic bacteria
  • antibiotic resistance
  • bactericidal effect
  • antifouling effect
  • reactive oxygen species
  • nanomechanical effect

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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