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Special Issue "Advanced Biocompatible Nanomaterials"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 August 2020.
Interests: molecular and electronic structure of nanostructured materials carried out by state-of-the-art Synchrotron Radiation (SR)-induced techniques such as X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (SR-XPS), X-ray Absorption Spectroscopy (XAS), and Near-Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure spectroscopy (NEXAFS), as well as conventional XPS, UV–visible absorption and emission and FT-IR spectroscopies. Main topics of research are metal nanoparticles stabilized by organic molecules and biomolecules for technological applications and biocompatible materials for tissue engineering applications
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A biomaterial is a system that has been engineered to take a form able to direct the course of diagnostic or therapeutic procedures by controlling its interactions with the living body. In this wide field of research, nanostructured biomaterials able to conjugate the chemico-physical properties typical of nano-objects with biocompatibility are appealing candidates to design and realize innovative materials for applications in biomedicine. Since the interactions arising at the interface between a biomaterial and the living body are of primary importance for the biomaterial applicability, the study of the chemical and molecular structure of the material surface is of outmost importance for developing innovative and functional biomaterials.
In this context, the aim of this Special Issue is to provide a peer-reviewed forum for the publication of original papers dealing with the most important issues regarding the design, production, and structural investigation of innovative biomaterials and covering the wide range of physical, biological, and chemical sciences that underpin the design of nanostructured biomaterials and the investigation of their surfaces as well as of the interactions occurring at the biomaterial–host interface.
Prof. Chiara Battocchio
Manuscript Submission Information
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- biocompatible materials
- bioactive materials
- biomimetic materials
- nanostructured surfaces
- functionalized surfaces
- tissue engineering
- regenerative medicine
- surfaces/interfaces characterization