Posted: September 24, 2008

New open-access (for now) nanotechnology journal debuts

(Nanowerk News) Nano Research is a peer-reviewed, international and interdisciplinary research journal that focuses on all aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Submissions are solicited in all topical areas, ranging from basic aspects of the science of nanoscale materials to practical applications of such materials. Nano Research is an open-access journal, making all research results freely available online.
Editors-in-Chief are Hongjie Dai from Stanford University and Qikun Xue from Tsinghua University in Beijing.
The journal published its first issue in July of 2008, and will appear monthly. The first issues contains inaugural articles by leading scientists including Charles Lieber, Zhonglin Wang, Horst Weller, Reshef Tenne, Peidong Yang and James Heath.
Nano Research publishes articles that focus on, but are not limited to, the following areas:
  • Synthesis, characterization and manipulation of nanomaterials
  • Nanoscale physics, electrical transport, quantum physics
  • Scanning probe microscopy and spectroscopy
  • Nanofluidics
  • Nanosensors
  • Nanoelectronics and molecular electronics
  • Nano-optics, nano-optoelectronics and nano-photonics
  • Nanomagnetics
  • Nanobiotechnology and nanomedicine
  • Nanoscale modeling and simulations
  • Nano Research offers readers an attractive mix of authoritative and comprehensive Reviews, original cutting-edge research in Communication and Full Paper formats. Rapid review to ensure quick publication is a key feature of Nano Research.
    Nano Research uses an online system of manuscript tracking called Editorial Manager. Authors must submit their articles to the journal ONLINE: This will allow quicker and more efficient processing of your manuscript.
    Source: Springer/Tsinghua Press
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