Special Issue "Multifunctional Magnetic Nanocomposites: Innovative Processing and Applications"

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

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2020.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Victor Kuncser
Guest Editor
National Institute of Materials Physics, Atomistilor 405A, Magurele 077125, Romania
Interests: Magnetic interactions and local electronic phenomena in intermetallics and oxides, molecular magnets, metal-organic compounds and catalysts, nanomagnetism and magnetic interactions and spin structure at the surface/interface of bilayer thin films with different magnetic anisotropies, exchange bias and exchange spring systems, multilayers, spintronics and spin-valves, magnetic nanopowders, magnetic nanoparticles dispersed in various solid state matrices, diluted magnetic semiconductors, magnetic fluids, magnetic nanocomposites, magnetofunctional materials

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The main advantage of heterogeneous nanosystems is the possibility of combining and inter-influencing the electronic properties of constituent interfaced nanophases. Unique physicochemical properties of the hybrid material of interest in various applications can be obtained. The functionality of such systems can be provided by the possibility to actuate the most sensitive nanophase and to exploit the proper response of another nanophase which is directly or indirectly influenced by the actuated phase.

Multifunctional magnetic nanocomposites are among such heterogeneous nanosized systems where at least one phase component is magnetic and can act as an intermediate of either the actuation or the response of the system. As compared to the heterogeneous layered systems with at least one magnetic layer of nanometer thickness, also of high technological impact, multifunctional magnetic nanocomposites can be obtained by less expensive processing technologies. In addition, they present much extended specific surfaces and active interfaces which allow additional engineering of the application-oriented parameters through tunable morphologies of the nanosized components.

This Special Issue of Nanomaterials will report on the innovative processing, characterization, and applications of multifunctional magnetic nanocomposites consisting of different matrices (polymer-like, carbon-based, oxides, or intermetallics) embedded or decorated by different magnetic nanostructures (magnetic nanoparticles and nanowires of different organizations and of different structures from monophase to core–shell).

Dr. Victor Kuncser
Guest Editor

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  • nanosized magnetic structures
  • nanocomposites
  • surface and interface interactions
  • magnetic-driven functionality and multifunctionality
  • magnetic sensors and actuators

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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