Special Issue "Boron Nitride Nanostructures"
A special issue of Nanomaterials (ISSN 2079-4991).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (10 September 2018)
Prof. Dr. Mikhael Bechelany
Institut Européen des Membranes de Montpellier(IEMM, UMR 5635, UM, ENSCM, CNRS)Place Eugène Bataillon 34095 MONTPELLIER Cedex 5, France
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Interests: atomic layer deposition; ultrathin film; graphene; nanotubes; nanowires; boron nitride; electrospinning; membranes; sensors; biosensors; water treatment; energy; electrodes; tissue engineering; drug delivery
Boron nitride (BN) is a III−V material, well known for its outstanding physico-chemical properties, such high chemical and thermal stabilities and unique electronic and optical properties. In the past few decades, Boron Nitride nanostructures, such as nanosheets, nanotubes, porous material, nanocapsules, etc., have attracted a great deal of interest because of their potential applications in functional devices.
The research topic of this Special Issue will consider: (i) the design of nanostructured boron nitride nanostructures with controlled crystal structure, porosity and dimensionality, (ii) functionalization of boron nitride, and (iii) prospective applications of boron nitride nanostructures and materials.
Multi-disciplinary studies, as well as strategies dealing with the conversion of precursors into functional nanostructured boron nitride, will be particularly welcome.
Prof. Dr. Philippe Miele
Prof. Dr. Mikhael Bechelany
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- porous boron nitride
- molecular and polymeric precursor