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Special Issue "Metal Nanoparticles–Polymers Hybrid Materials II"
A special issue of Polymers (ISSN 2073-4360). This special issue belongs to the section "Polymer Applications".
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2021) | Viewed by 21566
Special Issue Editor
Interests: nanomaterials; inorganic chemistry; drug delivery; sensing; optical materials; photonics
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Special Issue Information
We would like to invite you to submit your paper about hybrid materials based on metal nanoparticles and polymers to this Special Issue of Polymers.
Metal nanoparticles–polymers hybrid materials have significantly contributed to the development of nanotechnology. Moreover, these hybrid materials can respond to stimuli (e.g., pH, temperature, light, magnetic fields, etc.) or self-degrade in a controlled manner to release metal nanoparticles or encapsulated therapeutics. Functional and structural hybrid materials have remarkable properties and provide opportunities for future advanced applications.
This Special Issue focuses on the progress in new hybrid materials based on metal nanoparticles and polymers, in particular, their design, preparation, functionalization, characterization, and advanced applications.
Full papers, communications, and reviews are welcome.
The topics of interest for this Special Issue are:
- Design of new metal nanoparticles–polymers hybrid materials
- Development and preparation methods of metal nanoparticles–polymers hybrid materials
- Properties of nanoparticles-reinforced polymers (mechanical, thermal, electrical, optical, chemical, magnetic, etc.)
- Structure–property relationships in metal nanoparticles–polymers hybrid materials
- Metal nanoparticles–polymers hybrid materials in plasmonics and photonics applications
- Functional metal nanoparticles–polymers hybrid materials for energy conversion and storage
- Low-dimensional metal nanoparticles–polymers hybrid materials in biotechnology
Multi-functional smart metal nanoparticles–polymers hybrid materials
Dr. Iole Venditti
Manuscript Submission Information
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Polymers is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.
- Development and preparation methods
- Properties of nanoparticles-reinforced polymers
- Structure–property relationships
- plasmonics and photonics applications
- energy conversion and storage
- smart hybrid materials