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The European Physical Journal B

The European Physical Journal B

Condensed Matter and Complex Systems

Executive Editors: B.K. Chakrabarti; W. Duan; E. Hernandez; H. Rieger

ISSN: 1434-6028 (print version)
ISSN: 1434-6036 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10051

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Topical Issue on "Materials for Dielectric Application"  

Submission is now open for a Topical Issue of EPJ B which will be focused on recent advances in preparation techniques, chemical structure investigation and related properties of novel dielectric materials.
Topics covered will include:
  • Dielectrics and Insulation Systems for DC Systems
    Biomedical Application of Dielectric Materials
  • Electrical Conduction and Polarization in Solids, Liquids and Gases Dielectrics
  • Prebreakdown and Breakdown in Solids, Liquids, Gases, and Vacuum
  • Surface and Interfacial Phenomena
  • Modeling and Simulation Studies of Dielectric Materials and Insulation Systems
  • Electrical Insulation in High Voltage Apparatus and Cables
  • Nanotechnology and Nanodielectrics
  • Polymers and Composite Dielectrics
  • Composite Insulation Systems
  • Innovative and Functional Dielectric Materials
  • Thin Films and Multilayer Dielectrics
  • Dielectric Materials for Electronics and Photonics
  • Dielectrics for High Frequency Systems
  • Ageing, Degradation and Failure
  • Multifunctional Materials
  • Space Charge and its Effects
  • New Materials for Active and Passive Components
  • Diagnostics, Tests, Measurements Techniques
  • Dielectric Materials in High Electric Fields
  • Dielectrics for Cryogenic Application
  • Dielectrics in Superconducting Devices
  • Materials for EMI Shielding
Guest Editors for this issue:
  • Maciej Jaroszewski, Wroclaw University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Wroclaw, Poland, maciej.jaroszewski@pwr.edu.pl
  • Sabu Thomas, Director of Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India, sabuchathukulam@yahoo.co.uk
Contributions should be submitted to the Editorial Office of EPJ B online or by email to epjb@edpsciences.org. Submissions should be clearly identified as intended for the topical issue “Dielectric Materials” (use the pull down menu).
If you experience any difficulties with the submission process or for further details and information, please contact the editorial office at epjb@edpsciences.org.
  • Deadline for submission: 30 June 2015

Topical Article Collection on “Temporal Network Theory and Applications” 

Guest editor:
  • Petter Holme, Sungkyunkwan University, Department of Energy Science, holme@skku.edu
This collection of topical articles gathers the most relevant state-of-the-art contributions to the field, in the form of original research articles on any study explicitly using temporal network theory as an underlying mathematical framework.
It will open with an invited short review of temporal networks, describing in particular new research directions and open questions, which is followed by a number of invited contributions by major names like Naoki Masuda, Jari Saramäki, Renaud Lambiotte, Nicola Perra, Des Higham, Vittoria Colizza and Ingo Scholtes.
We cordially invite you to contribute to this joint endeavor to provide a meaningful snapshot of this rapidly developing field. Please feel free to contact the guest editor with your proposal:
  • for submitting the title and extended abstract/outline:
    March 31st, 2015
    This should be directly sent to the guest editor, Petter Holme, holme@skku.edu
  • for submitting a first complete draft for refereeing:
    June 30th, 2015
    This should be submitted online to the Editorial Office of EPJ B or by email to epjb@edpsciences.org.
Submissions should be clearly identified as intended for the topical article collection “Temporal Networks” (use the pull down menu).
The aim is to have all final versions of accepted articles submitted by August 31th, 2015.
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    A: Solid State and Materials

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    Inhomogeneous and disordered systems
    Glasses and amorphous materials
    Quantum solids and liquids
    Electronic structure and dynamics
    Low-dimensional systems
    Topological insulators and superconductors
    Graphene and related materials
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    Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics
    Information theory approaches and complexity measures
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    Fluctuation phenomena and stochastic processes
    Chaos and nonlinear dynamical systems
    Collective dynamics and self-organization
    Science of networks
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