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Journal of Nanoparticle Research

Journal of Nanoparticle Research

An Interdisciplinary Forum for Nanoscale Science and Technology

Editor-in-Chief: Mihail C. Roco
Executive Editor: Nicola Pinna

ISSN: 1388-0764 (print version)
ISSN: 1572-896X (electronic version)

Journal no. 11051

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Mihail C. Roco
National Science Foundation, Alexandria, VA, USA

Executive Editor:

Nicola Pinna
Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Regional Editors:

Edson R. Leite
University of São Paulo, Brazil
Paolo Milani
University of Milan, Italy
Daniel J.C. Herr
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA
Sishen Xie
National Natural Science Foundation of China, Beijing, China

Associate Editors:

David M. Berube, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
Ahmed A. Busnaina, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA
Kenneth Dawson, University College Dublin, Ireland
Mamadou Diallo, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea and CalTech, Pasadena, CA, USA
Riccardo Ferrando, University of Genoa, Italy
Eleonore Fröhlich,
Medizinische Universität, Graz, Austria
Zhiyong Gu, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, USA
Xianluo Hu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Plinio Innocenzi, University of Sassari, Alghero, Italy
Chintan H. Kapadia, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
Arturo A. Keller, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Ki-Bum Kim, Seoul National University, Korea|
Xiao-Min Lin, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
James S. Murday, University of Southern California, Washington DC, USA
Cecilia Noguez, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
Lucia Pasquato, University of Trieste, Italy
Adolfo Speghini, University of Verona, Italy
Georgios Sotiriou, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Donald A. Tomalia, Nanosynthons LLC, Mt Pleasant, MI, USA
Candace SJ Tsai, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
José Manuel Valverde Millán, University of Sevilla, Spain
Chen Wang, Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing, China
Lianzhou Wang, University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia
Alan W. Weimer, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
Jimmy Chai-mei YU, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
David Zitoun, Bar-Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Assistant Editor
Guylhaine Clavel, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Advisory Board:

Ilhan A. Aksay, Princeton University, NJ, USA; A. Paul Alivisatos, University of California and Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, Berkeley, CA, USA; Chunli Bai, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, PR of China; Marie-Isabelle Baraton, University of Limoges, France; Dawn A. Bonnell, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA; Jean-Philippe Bourgoin, CEA Nanoscience Program, Saclay, Gif/Yvette, France; Noor M. Butt, NCNST, Islamabad, Pakistan; Julie Chen, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA, USA; Gan-Moog Chow, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore; Patrick Couvreur, University of Paris-Sud, France; Yves Deslandes, ICPET-NRC, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Heinz Fissan, University of Duisburg, Germany; Harald Fuchs, Physikalisches Institut Universität Münster, Germany; Dieter Kerner, Degussa AG, Hanau, Germany; R.K. Kotnala, CSIR - National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, India; Max Lu, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; Kikuo Okuyama, Hiroshima University, Japan; Gernot S. Pomrenke, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Arlington, VA, USA; Sotiris Pratsinis, ETH Zürich, Switzerland; Andreas Schmidt-Ott, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands; Elena F. Sheka, Russian Peoples Friendship University, Moscow, Russia; Robert Shull, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, USA; Christopher Sorensen, Kansas State University, Manhattan KS, USA; Patrick T. Spicer, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia; David A. Tirrell, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA; Enrico Traversa, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy & Xi'an Jiaotong University, China; R. Stanley Williams, Hewlett Packard Company, Palo Alto, CA, USA; Boris I. Yakobson, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA.

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    The objective of the Journal of Nanoparticle Research is to disseminate knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological phenomena and processes in structures that have at least one lengthscale ranging from molecular to approximately 100 nm (or submicron in some situations), and exhibit improved and novel properties that are a direct result of their small size.

    Nanoparticle research is a key component of nanoscience, nanoengineering and nanotechnology.

    The focus of the Journal is on the specific concepts, properties, phenomena, and processes related to particles, tubes, layers, macromolecules, clusters and other finite structures of the nanoscale size range. Synthesis, assembly, transport, reactivity, and stability of such structures are considered. Development of in-situ and ex-situ instrumentation for characterization of nanoparticles and their interfaces should be based on new principles for probing properties and phenomena not well understood at the nanometer scale. Modeling and simulation may include atom-based quantum mechanics; molecular dynamics; single-particle, multi-body and continuum based models; fractals; other methods suitable for modeling particle synthesis, assembling and interaction processes. Realization and application of systems, structures and devices with novel functions obtained via precursor nanoparticles is emphasized. Approaches may include gas-, liquid-, solid-, and vacuum-based processes, size reduction, chemical- and bio-self assembly. Contributions include utilization of nanoparticle systems for enhancing a phenomenon or process and particle assembling into hierarchical structures, as well as formulation and the administration of drugs. Synergistic approaches originating from different disciplines and technologies, and interaction between the research providers and users in this field, are encouraged. The content of the Journal is at the intersection of various scientific and technological areas, including particle technology, colloids, aerosols, multiphase systems, solid state physics, chemistry and macromolecular science, materials engineering, pharmacy, microcontamination, emission control, environment and health effects, biotechnology and biomedicine, sensors and electronics.

    Journal of Nanoparticle Research publishes:

    Original peer-reviewed full scientific papers (about 3/4 of its contents)
    Letters to the editor for timely dissemination of scientific breakthroughs (in the section on 'Brief Communications'). An accelerated review process will insure a short publication cycle for brief communications.
    Short technical statements on novel technologies and applications (in the section on 'Technology and Applications').
    A regular editorial/commentary page called 'Perspectives'. Perspective articles have a wide breadth of appeal because they evaluate research, industrial and societal trends centered around nanotechnology. The Editor-in-Chief will coordinate this activity.
    The Journal will invite leaders in the field for 'Review papers'.

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