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Editor-in-Chief: David A. Schiraldi

ISSN: 1876-990X (print version)
ISSN: 1876-9918 (electronic version)

Journal no. 12633

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David A. Schiraldi
Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Case Western Reserve University,
Cleveland, OH 44106, USA.

Associate Editors:

Nicola Hüsing
Materials Chemistry
Salzburg University
Hellbrunner Str. 34
A-5020 Salzburg

Siddharth Patwardhan
Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
The University of Sheffield
Sheffield S1 3JD

Xuegong Yu
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Zhejiang University
38, Zheda Road
HangZhou, Zhejiang Province

Editorial Advisory Board:

Sylvie Boileau, Institut de Chimie et des Matériaux Paris-Est (Paris, France); M.A. Brook, McMaster University (Ontario, Canada); Bhanu P. S. Chauhan, William Paterson University (Wayne, USA); Julian Chojnowski, Polish Academy of Sciences (Lódz, Poland); Stephen Clarke, Flinders University (Adelaide, South Australia); Heather M. Clarson, Junior Assistant Editor, The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio, USA); M.E. Frantz Clarson, Frantz Engineering (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA); Thibaud Coradin, Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris, France); Petar Dvornic, Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, Kansas, USA); Alan Esker, Virginia Tech (Blacksburg, Virginia, USA); J.K.A. Fusaro, AGC Automotive (Hebron, Kentucky, USA); J. Heikenfeld, University of Cincinnati (Ohio, USA); Hendrik Heinz, University of Akron (Akron, Ohio, USA); Yusuke Kawakami, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (Ishikawa, Japan); Stephen Kinrade, Lakehead University (Ontario, Canada); Melanie Leng, NERC Isotope Geosciences Laboratory, British Geological Survey (Keyworth, UK); J. Lewicki, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (California, USA); J.M. Mabry, AFRL, Edwards Air Force Base (California, USA); Jukka Pekka Matinlinna, University of Hong Kong (Hong Kong); Werner Müller, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (Mainz, Germany); Aziz Muzafarov, Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Russia); Michael J. Owen, formerly Dow Corning Corporation, (Michigan, USA); Mario Pagliaro, Co-Chairman - SuNEC 2011, CNR (Palermo, Italy); Carole Perry, Nottingham Trent University (Nottingham, UK); Murali Sastry, Tata Chemicals Ltd. (Pune, India); Peyman Servati, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada); Steve Smith, Procter and Gamble Company (Cincinnati, Ohio, USA); Richard Soref, Air Force Research Laboratory (Massachusetts, USA); Mark Soucek, University of Akron (Akron, Ohio, USA); Miriam Steinitz-Kannan, Northern Kentucky University (Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA); Eric Struyf, University of Antwerp (Antwerp, Belgium); Engel Vrieling, University of Groningen (Haren, Netherlands); Julie Willoughby, NC State University (Raleigh, North Carolina, USA); Deren Yang, Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China); Iskender Yilgör, Koç University (Istanbul, Turkey); Paul M. Zelisko, Brock University (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada).





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    The journal Silicon is intended to serve all those involved in studying the role of silicon as an enabling element in materials science. There are no restrictions on disciplinary boundaries provided the focus is on silicon-based materials or adds significantly to the understanding of such materials. Accordingly, such contributions are welcome in the areas of inorganic and organic chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, nanoscience, environmental science, electronics and optoelectronics, and modeling and theory. Relevant silicon-based materials include, but are not limited to, semiconductors, polymers, composites, ceramics, glasses, coatings, resins, composites, small molecules, and thin films.

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