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Congratulations to the Prize Winners from the Nanoscale Horizons Symposium

Congratulations to the winners of the Nanoscale Horizons poster awards at the Nanoscale Horizons Symposium which was held at the University of California, San Diego on 5th October 2018.

Well done to Geoffrey Hollett (University of California, San Diego – Professor Michael Sailor’s group), Yue Zhang (University of California, San Diego – Professor Liangfang Zhang’s group), and Roberto Brea Fernandez (University of California, San Diego – Neal Devaraj’s group).

Geoffrey Hollett, Yue Zhang, and Roberto Brea Fernandez receive their poster prize awards from Professor Michael Sailor.

The one-day symposium showcased a variety of cutting-edge work in and around the areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology, presented by members of the Nanoscale Horizons Editorial Board and local researchers. Thank you to everyone who attended.

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Nanoscale Horizons Symposium at UCSD on 5th October 2018

You are invited to a Nanoscale Horizons Symposium on 5th October 2018 at University of California, San Diego. Registration is free so we hope to see you there.

The one-day symposium will showcase a variety of cutting-edge work in and around the areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology, presented by members of the Nanoscale Horizons Editorial Board and local researchers – all leading names from across their fields:

  • Xiaodong Chen
  • Sarah Tolbert
  • Darren Lipomi
  • Jang-Kyo Kim
  • Harold Craighead
  • Jesse Jokerst
  • Michael Sailor
  • Dirk Guldi

The program will also feature some time for poster discussions throughout the day if you would like to bring your own research along.

Registration is free and we welcome students, researchers and Professors from universities and companies who have an interest in nanoscience and related fields.

Register before 26th September 2018

Along with local host, Professor Michael Sailor, the event will be attended by Nanoscale Horizons’ Executive Editor Sam Keltie, Deputy Editor Michaela Muehlberg, and Editorial Board Chair Harold Craighead.

We warmly invite you to take part in this event and looks forward to welcoming you in San Diego. Further information is available on the event webpage


Nanoscale Horizons is a premier journal publishing first reports of exceptionally significant new concepts in nanoscience & nanotechnology.

It is part of the nanoscale family, which also includes Nanoscale – a high impact international journal, publishing high quality research across nanoscience & nanotechnology – and Nanoscale Advances – a new open access journal publishing important advances in nanoscience & nanotechnology.

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Best wishes,

Dr Sam Keltie

Executive Editor, Nanoscale Horizons, Nanoscale, Nanoscale Advances

 

Nanoscale Advances: a new addition to our nanoscale family.

Interdisciplinary, comprehensive, and gold open access. APCs are waived until mid-2021. Find out more at http://rsc.li/nanoscale-advances

 

*2017 Journal Citation Reports, Clarivate Analytics June 2018.

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Professor Miqin Zhang joins our Editorial Board

We are delighted to welcome Professor Miqin Zhang to the Nanoscale Horizons Editorial Board!

Miqin is Kyocera Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Professor in the Department of Neurological Surgery, and adjunct Professor in the Departments of Radiology, Bioengineering, and Orthopedics & Sports Medicine, at the University of Washington. Dr Zhang received her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley and joined the University of Washington in 1999. She has been a full Professor since 2008.

Dr Zhang’s research focuses on nanomaterials for cancer diagnosis and therapy, biomaterials for regenerative medicine and stem cell research, and cell-based biosensors for anti-cancer drug screening and toxin detection.

 

Check out some of her recent work (free to access until the end of August)

Mesoporous carbon nanoshells for high hydrophobic drug loading, multimodal optical imaging, controlled drug release, and synergistic therapy, Nanoscale, 2017, 9, 1434-1442. (HOT article)

Chitosan–poly(caprolactone) nanofibers for skin repair, J. Mater. Chem. B, 2017, 5, 1822-1833.

Modeling the tumor microenvironment using chitosan-alginate scaffolds to control the stem-like state of glioblastoma cells, Biomater. Sci., 2016, 4, 610-613.#

 


Nanoscale Horizons is a premier journal publishing first reports of exceptionally significant new concepts in nanoscience & nanotechnology.

It is part of the nanoscale family, which also includes Nanoscale – a high impact international journal, publishing high quality research across nanoscience & nanotechnology – and Nanoscale Advances – a new open access journal publishing important advances in nanoscience & nanotechnology.

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Nanoscale Horizons first Impact Factor released as 9.391

Nanoscale Horizons is delighted to announce its first Impact Factor is 9.391*.

We are delighted to see the support from the community over the last two years, contributing outstanding articles showcasing new concepts of exceptional significance to the nanoscience readership – thank you!

This first impressive Impact Factor of 9.391*, is a strong indication that Nanoscale Horizons is a leading journal within nanoscience & nanotechnology.

To celebrate we have selected a few recent articles and made these free to access until the end of August – we hope you enjoy reading them.

 

Far-field plasmonic coupling in 2-dimensional polycrystalline plasmonic arrays enables wide tunability with low-cost nanofabrication by Fusheng Zhao, Md Masud Parvez Arnob, Oussama Zenasni, Jingting Li and Wei-Chuan Shih

 

Size dependent surface reconstruction in detonation nanodiamonds by Shery L. Y. Chang, Christian Dwyer, Eiji Ōsawa and Amanda S. Barnard

 

Nanometric building blocks for robust multifunctional molecular junctions by David D. James, Akhtar Bayat, Scott R. Smith, Jean-Christophe Lacroix and Richard L. McCreery

 

pH-Triggered self-assembly and hydrogelation of cyclic peptide nanotubes confined in water micro-droplets by Alejandro Méndez-Ardoy, Juan R. Granja and Javier Montenegro

 

Visible light active nanofibrous membrane for antibacterial wound dressing by Shuai Jiang, Beatriz Chiyin Ma, Wei Huang, Anke Kaltbeitzel, Gönül Kizisavas, Daniel Crespy, Kai A. I. Zhang and Katharina Landfester

 

Read more of our latest articles here.

 


Nanoscale Horizons is a premier journal publishing first reports of exceptionally significant new concepts in nanoscience & nanotechnology.

It is part of the nanoscale family, which also includes Nanoscale (a high impact international journal, publishing high quality research across nanoscience & nanotechnology) and Nanoscale Advances (a new open access journal publishing important advances in nanoscience & nanotechnology).

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The journal series allows full coverage of interdisciplinary advances in nanoscience & nanotechnology.

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Click here to read recent articles describing new concepts in materials science in our sister-journal Materials Horizons (impact factor 13.183*) or sign up to our newsletters for more regular journal-specific updates.

 

*2017 Journal Citation Reports (June 2018) © Clarivate Analytics.

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Congratulations to the prize winners at ESRW 2018

On 13-14 June 2018 the 8th Early Stage Researchers Workshop on Nanoscience was held at IMDEA nanociencia.

The workshop is organized by and for young researchers with the purpose of bringing together early carreer scientists from different disciplines to present their research work in the field of Nanoscience to the public for the first time.

More than 80 young researchers attended the meeting and it was a great success, promoting discussions and creating lots of new academic links between attendees. More information can be found on the IMDEA nanociencia website: http://www.nanociencia.imdea.org/home-en/news/item/8th-edition-of-the-early-stage-researchers-workshop-on-nanoscience 

Nanoscale Horizons and Nanoscale sponsored several prizes at the meeting for both oral presentations and poster presentations.

We are delighted to congratulate Leyre De Juan and María Salvador Fernández for their excellent posters, and both Fernando Jiménez and Julia Villalva for their fantastic talks!

 

Well done to everyone involved!

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RSC Chemical Nanoscience & Nanotechnology Group Annual Symposium 2018: Nanotechnology for Energy and Environment

Chemical Science, Nanoscale and Nanoscale Horizons are delighted to sponsor the RSC Chemical Nanoscience & Nanotechnology (RSC-CNN) Group Annual Symposium 2018, taking place on 6 – 7 September 2018 in London, UK. This event on nanotechnology for energy and environment is organised by the RSC-CNN Group and chaired by Professor Junwan Tang (UCL) and Professor Radim Beranek (Ulm University).

The symposium covers recent developments in fundamental studies, novel material development and reactor engineering in the field, and aims to provide a forum for researchers to exchange ideas as well as discuss recent advances and challenges. A program consisting of international experts in the field will cover topics from thermal catalysis to water splitting.

Don’t miss out on your chance to attend this exciting symposium – find out more and register here!

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IEEE Nano 2018

IEEE-NANO is the flagship IEEE Nanotechnology conference, which has been a successful annual conference since 2001. The conference scope spans both nanoscience and nanotechnology, including:

  • Developing new nanomaterials or manipulating matter at nanometre length scale
  • Studying the fundamental physical, chemical or biological properties of these nanomaterials and nanostructures
  • Manipulating and optimizing nanomaterials and nanostructures to create  new nanosensors, nanoactuators and nanoelectronic/nanophotonic devices.

The thematic focus for IEEE NANO 2018 is Nano-Enabled Smart Things: new materials, devices and systems that can benefit humanity through applications in communications, energy, healthcare, food and environment.  The conference themes will encompass experimental contributions as well as modelling and simulation.

Confirmed plenary speakers include:

  • Professor John A. Rogers (Northwestern University, USA)
  • Professor Clivia M. Sotomayor Torres (Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Spain)
  • Professor Malini Olivo (A*STAR, Singapore)
  • Professor Rong Chen (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)
  • Professor Debdepp Jena (Cornell University, USA)
  • Professor Gary Rubloff (University of Maryland, USA)

Visit the conference website for further details http://ieeenano18.org/

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Highlights from Nanoscale Horizons so far in 2018.

 

 

 

 

We are delighted to see the support from the community as you continue to contribute outstanding articles showcasing new concepts of exceptional significance to the nanoscience readership.

To celebrate the nanoscience community’s excellent work, we have picked out some content highlights for 2018 so far, which we would like to share with you. All articles are free to access until the end of June – we hope you enjoy reading them.

 

Reviews

Electron transfer and exciplex chemistry of functionalized nanocarbons: effects of electronic coupling and donor dimerization

Tomokazu Umeyama and Hiroshi Imahori

Nanoscale Horiz., 2018, Advance Article

 

Group 6 transition metal dichalcogenide nanomaterials: synthesis, applications and future perspectives

Morasae Samadi, Navid Sarikhani, Mohammad Zirak, Hua Zhang, Hao-Li Zhang and Alireza Z. Moshfegh

Nanoscale Horiz., 2018, 3, 90-204

 

Communications

 

Nanoscale membrane architecture of healthy and pathological red blood cells

Andra C. Dumitru, Mégane A. Poncin, Louise Conrard, Yves F. Dufrêne, Donatienne Tyteca and David Alsteens

Nanoscale Horiz., 2018, 3, 293-304

 

Visible light active nanofibrous membrane for antibacterial wound dressing

Shuai Jiang, Beatriz Chiyin Ma, Wei Huang, Anke Kaltbeitzel, Gönül Kizisavas, Daniel Crespy, Kai A. I. Zhang and Katharina Landfester

Nanoscale Horiz., 2018,  Advance Article

 

Improving analyte selectivity by post-assembly modification of metal–organic framework based photonic crystal sensors

A. von Mankowski, K. Szendrei-Temesi, C. Koschnick and B. V. Lotsch

Nanoscale Horiz., 2018, Advance Article

 

Graphdiyne: a superior carbon additive to boost the activity of water oxidation catalysts

Panyong Kuang, Bicheng Zhu, Yuliang Li, Huibiao Liu, Jiaguo Yu and Ke Fan

Nanoscale Horiz., 2018, 3, 317-326

 

Sliced graphene foam films for dual-functional wearable strain sensors and switches

Qingbin Zheng, Xu Liu, Hongru Xu, Ming-Shu Cheung, Yuk-Wa Choi, Hsing-Chih Huang, Ho-Yin Lei, Xi Shen, Zhenyu Wang, Ying Wu, Soo Young Kim and Jang-Kyo Kim

Nanoscale Horiz., 2018, 3, 35-44

 

At Nanoscale Horizons, our reviewing standards are set extremely high to ensure we only publish first reports of new concepts across the breadth of nanoscience and nanotechnology research.

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Click here for 2018 Highlights in our sister-journal Materials Horizons or sign up to our newsletters for more regular journal-specific updates.

 

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QD2018, the Tenth International Conference on Quantum Dots

QD2018 is the Tenth International Conference on Quantum Dots, the leading conference on quantum dot research and it will be held in Toronto, Canada from 25-29 June 2018. QD2018 will gather 500 of the world’s leading quantum dot researchers from epitaxial, colloidal, and lateral quantum dot communities.

Topics will include:

  • Fundamentals – Quantum Dot Theory, Quantum Dot Spin, Analytical Techniques, Quantum Optics and Magneto-Optics, Quantum Dot Coherence, Exciton/Charge Carrier Dynamics.
  • Materials – Hybrid Quantum Dot Systems, Material Growth and Fabrication Techniques, Emerging Materials and Synthesis, Nanoplatelets and Superstructures.
  • Applications – Energy Harvesting, Sensors and Detectors, Light Emission, Quantum Information Technology and Quantum Computing, Bio Applications.

And the list of confirmed speakers so far is below:

Plenary Speakers

  • Dmitri Talapin (University of Chicago)
  • Xiaoyang Zhu (Columbia University)
  • Manfred Bayer (Dortmund University)
  • Yasuhiko Arakawa (University of Tokyo)
  • Victor I. Klimov (Los Alamos National Laboratory)

Invited Speakers

  • Akira Oiwa (Osaka University)
  • Sohee Jeong (Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials)
  • Maurice Skolnick (University of Sheffield)
  • Zeger Hens (University of Ghent)
  • Liberato Manna (Italian Institute of Technology)
  • Jacek Kasprzak (CNRS France)
  • Horst Weller (University of Hamburg)
  • David J. Norris (ETH Zurich)
  • Eva Monroy (CEA Grenoble)
  • Edo Waks (University of Maryland)
  • Maksym Kovalenko (ETH Zurich)
  • Emily Weiss (Northwestern)
  • Osman Bakr (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology)
  • Hunter McDaniel (UbiQD)
  • Hilmi Volkan Demir (Nanyang Technological University)
  • Cherie Kagan (University of Pennsylvania)
  • John Rarity (University of Bristol)
  • Armando Rastelli (Johannes Kepler University Linz)
  • Jelena Vuckovic (Stanford University)
  • Jason Petta (Princeton University)
  • Vladimir Bulovic (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
  • Patanjali Kambhampati (McGill University)
  • Eunjoo Jang (Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology)
  • Gerasimos Konstantatos (ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences)

Materials Horizons, Nanoscale Horizons, and Nanoscale are delighted to provide support for QD2018. Visit the conference website for full information about how to register.

 

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Congratulations to prize winners at 16th Annual Meeting of Society of Nano Science and Technology

We are delighted to congratulate two prize winners from the 16th Annual Meeting of Society of Nano Science and Technology, organized by The Society of Nano Science and Technology, which was held at the University of Tokyo from 10 – 12th May, 2018.

Nanoscale Horizons prizes were awarded by Hiromitsu Urakami, RSC Manager in Japan, to two faculty members:

  • Professor Hiro Minamimoto (Hokkaido University) for his talk on: Higher-order Plasmon-induced Electron Transfer Reactions
  • Professor Shinobu Sato (Kyushu Institute of Technology) for  her talk on: DNA bundling using supramolecular interaction

From left to right: Professor Minamimoto, Hiromitsu Urakami, Professor Sato

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