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Nano Research

Nano Research

Editors-in-Chief: H. Dai; Y. Li
Managing Editor: Jin Ren

ISSN: 1998-0124 (print version)
ISSN: 1998-0000 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12274

Rapid Publication, High Visibility, Global Reach. And More

Co-published by Springer and Tsinghua University Press, Nano Research focuses on all aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology.

What You Get When You Publish in Nano Research... 

  • Very rapid review (less than 4 weeks, less than 2 weeks for urgent papers)
  • International Editorial Board, headed by Hongjie Dai at Stanford University and Qikun Xue at Tsinghua University

What We Publish 

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.

Online Reach and Findability 

We focus intently on search engine optimization (SEO), and work with Google to help the papers published in Nano Research appear high on Google and Google Scholar searches. Plus, the SpringerLink platform automatically puts Nano Research content on 15 million researcher desktops.

Innovative Publishing Model 

Our cooperation with Tsinghua University means that all papers in 2009 will publish with Open Access, and be freely available, worldwide. This also means: No page charges, no color charges, and no cover page charges, too!

Online Submission with Editorial Manager 

Submitting and tracking your paper electronically couldn't be easier with Editorial Manager.

Contributor Discount 

33 % Discount for Journal Contributors
Plus, get a 33% Discount on Springer books!

Other Benefits 

Plus, as a contributor to a Springer journal, you get even more benefits.

For authors and editors

  • Journal Citation Reports®
    2016 Impact Factor
  • 7.354
  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    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 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.

  • Submit Online
  • Open Choice - Your Way to Open Access
  • Instructions for Authors (pdf, 307 kB)
  • Publishing Ethics (pdf, 234 kB)
  • Open Choice in Nano Research (pdf, 132 k...
  • Paper of the Month Award

    Paper of the Month Award


  • Congratulation to E-i-C Prof. Hongjie Da...
  • Ethical Guidelines
  • English Language Editing

    English Language Editing


  • Copyright Transfer Statement (pdf, 38 kB...
  • Template for Authors (doc, 70 kB)
  • Author Academy: Training for Authors
  • Copyright Information

    Copyright Information


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