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NANODDS 2018 Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery Symposium

The 2018 Nanomedicine and Drug Delivery Symposium will be hosted in Portland, Oregon. The objectives of this symposium are to highlight new groundbreaking discoveries and developments in nanomedicine and drug delivery.  Revolutionary advances in this area require collaboration amongst researchers working in a diverse array of fields including nanotechnology, materials science, imaging, cell biology, tissue engineering, gene editing, drug and gene delivery as well as clinical research.

The symposium will take place at the Collaborative Life Science Building (CLSB), a next-generation health and science education and research facility that combines the resources and brainpower of three Oregon universities under one roof – Oregon State University (OSU), Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and Portland State University (PSU).

The full list of speakers is available on the conference website – https://www.nanodds2018.org/speakers/ 

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NanoTox 2018 – 9th International Conference on Nanotoxicology

NanoTox 2018 – 9th International Conference on Nanotoxicology will take place this year between 18th-21st September 2018 at Dorint-Hotel Neuss, Germany. 

 

The special focus of NanoTox 2018 will be “New tools in risk assessment of nanomaterials” such as read-across, grouping and categorization. This event will offer a platform for all interested scientists, industry partners and regulatory bodies to discuss the latest results and developments in nanosafety research.

The full list of plenary speakers is available on the conference website including the portal to submit posters and register before the deadline below.

Key deadlines: 

Appearance in the list of participants 31 August 2018

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NANOCON 2018 – 10th Anniversary International Conference on Nanomaterials – Research & Application

NANOCON 2018 – 10th Anniversary International Conference on Nanomaterials – Research & Application
17th (10 a.m.) – 19th (1 p.m.) October 2018
Hotel Voronez I, Brno, Czech Republic, EU
https://www.nanocon.eu

 

 

 

 

Conference abstracts will be accepted into five themed sessions:

  • Nanomaterials for Electronic, Magnetic and Optic Applications. Carbon Nanostructures, Quantum Dots.
  • Industrial and Environmental Applications of Nanomaterials.
  • Bionanotechnology, Nanomaterials in Medicine.
  • Monitoring and Toxicity of Nanomaterials.
  • Advanced Methods of Preparation and Characterization of Nanomaterials.

Highly ranked keynote and invited speakers already confirmed their attendance. The plenary lectures will be given by Prof. Dr. Paras N. Prasat (University at Buffalo, New York State, U.S.A.) focusing on photonics and biology to impact on energy and health care, and Prof. Dr. Antonio H. Castro Neto (National University of Singapore and Boston University/USA), one of the leading theorists in the study of graphene.

Confirmed speakers include also: Prof. Dr. Wilfried Vandervorst (IMEC, Leuven, Belgium), Prof. Dr. Andrei V. Kabashin (CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, France), Dr. Antonín Fejfar (Institute of Physics CAS, Prague, Czech Republic), Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Ernst (Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Dübendorf, Switzerland) and others. More on Invited speakers is available at the web page of the conference here.

Important deadlines:

  • Abstract submission 31st August
  • Registration 17th September
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Nanoscale and Nanoscale Advances Editorial Board Update

We have several exciting new appointments to our Editorial Board that we would like to share with you.

Co-Editor-in-Chief

First, we are delighted to announce that Professor Dirk Guldi (Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany) has been appointed as the Co-Editor-in-chief of Nanoscale and Nanoscale Advances!

He will provide hands-on support and guidance to the Editorial Board and team, working alongside with and assisting the Editor-in-chief in the promotion and development of both journals.

Having previously served as Chair of the Chemical Society Reviews Editorial Board, Dirk is experienced in leading and guiding an editorial team, and with his close involvement and familiarity with Nanoscale and Nanoscale Advances, as well as being a Scientific Editor for Nanoscale Horizons, he also holds a unique and valuable editorial perspective over the entire nanoscale journal family.

Check out some of Dirk’s recent work:

Interfacing porphyrins and carbon nanotubes through mechanical links, Chemical Science, 2018, Advance Article

Improving charge injection and charge transport in CuO-based p-type DSSCs – a quick and simple precipitation method for small CuO nanoparticles, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2018, 6, 5176-5180

Tuning pentacene based dye-sensitized solar cells, Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 8515-8525

 

New Associate Editors

Two new Associate Editors have joined the Nanoscale team!

Qing Dai received PhD degree in Nanophotonics at the Department of Engineering from University of Cambridge, after obtained MEng degree on Electronic & Electrical Engineering from Imperial College, London. Following postdoctoral appointments at Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE) at University of Cambridge, he joined the faculty of National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST, located in Beijing) in 2012. Now he is a professor at NCNST and serving as the director of Division of Nanophotonics.

His research interests include low dimensional nanomaterials, plasmonics, nearfield optical characterization and ultrafast electron emissions.

Check out some of his recent work:

Higher order Fano graphene metamaterials for nanoscale optical sensingNanoscale, 2017, 9, 14998-15004

High performance boronic acid-containing hydrogel for biocompatible continuous glucose monitoringRSC Advances, 2017, 7, 41384-41390

Study of graphene plasmons in graphene–MoS2 heterostructures for optoelectronic integrated devicesNanoscale, 2017, 9, 208-215

 

Liberato Manna received his M.Sc. in Chemistry from the University of Bari (Italy) in 1996 and his Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences from the same university in 2001. During his Ph.D. and later as a postdoctoral fellow, he worked at the University of California Berkeley (U.S.A.). In 2003, he moved back to Italy as staff scientist at the National Nanotechnology Lab of CNR-INFM in Lecce (Italy) where he later became responsible for the Nanochemistry Division in 2006. In April 2009, he moved to the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Genova as head of the Nanochemistry Department. Since 2015 he is Deputy Director of IIT for the materials and nanotechnology programs.

His areas of expertise include; functional inorganic materials and devices, functional nanostructured materials, and surfaces, interfaces, and applications.

Check out some of his recent work:

Selective antimony reduction initiating the nucleation and growth of InSb quantum dotsNanoscale, 2018, 10, 11110-11116

Generating plasmonic heterostructures by cation exchange and redox reactions of covellite CuS nanocrystals with Au3+ ionsNanoscale, 2018, 10, 2781-2789

Manipulating the morphology of the nano oxide domain in AuCu–iron oxide dumbbell-like nanocomposites as a tool to modify magnetic propertiesRSC Advances, 2018, 8, 22411-22421

 

Finally, you may have seen that the 2017 Impact Factor for Nanoscale has been revealed as 7.233*. We are very happy to see the continued support from our community and thank you for publishing your high quality nanoscience work with us.

*2017 Journal Citation Reports, Clarivate Analytics June 2018.

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Highlights from Nanoscale so far in 2018

 

We are delighted to see the support from the community as you continue to contribute outstanding articles showcasing high quality, cross-community research that bridges the various disciplines involved with nanoscience and nanotechnology. A testament to the journal success is our latest Impact Factor 7.233*.

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 July** – we hope you enjoy reading them.

Reviews

Predicting the impact of structural diversity on the performance of nanodiamond drug carriers

A. S. Barnard

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 8893-8910

 

Recent advances in the nanoengineering of electrocatalysts for CO2 reduction

Fengwang Li, Douglas R. MacFarlane and Jie Zhang

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 6235-6260

 

Communications

Spin-state dependent conductance switching in single molecule-graphene junctions

Enrique Burzurí, Amador García-Fuente, Victor García-Suárez, Kuppusamy Senthil Kumar, Mario Ruben, Jaime Ferrer and Herre S. J. van der Zant

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 7905-7911

 

A photonic sintering derived Ag flake/nanoparticle-based highly sensitive stretchable strain sensor for human motion monitoring

Inhyuk Kim, Kyoohee Woo, Zhaoyang Zhong, Pyungsam Ko, Yunseok Jang, Minhun Jung, Jeongdai Jo, Sin Kwon, Seung-Hyun Lee, Sungwon Lee, Hongseok Youn and Jooho Moon

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 7890-7897

 

Papers

3D interconnected porous carbon nanosheets/carbon nanotubes as a polysulfide reservoir for high performance lithium–sulfur batteries

Wu Yang, Wang Yang, Ailing Song, Gang Sun and Guangjie Shao

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 816-824

 

Upconverting nanocomposites with combined photothermal and photodynamic effects

Yue Huang, Artiom Skripka, Lucía Labrador-Páez, Francisco Sanz-Rodríguez, Patricia Haro-González, Daniel Jaque, Federico Rosei and Fiorenzo Vetrone

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 791-799

 

Large diffusion anisotropy and orientation sorting of phosphorene nanoflakes under a temperature gradient

Yuan Cheng, Gang Zhang, Yingyan Zhang, Tienchong Chang, Qing-Xiang Pei, Yongqing Cai and Yong-Wei Zhang

Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 1660-1666

 

Nanoscale has established itself as a platform for high quality, cross-community research that bridges the various disciplines involved with nanoscience and nanotechnology, publishing important research from leading international research groups.

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Click here for 2018 Highlights in Nanoscale Horizons, the premier journal in our nanoscale family, or sign up to our newsletters for more regular journal-specific updates.

 

* 2017 Journal Citation Reports, Clarivate Analytics June 2018.

**Access to articles through login via your free Royal Society of Chemistry publishing personal account

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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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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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Editor’s Choice: Perovskite Nanomaterials and Devices – Professor Zhiqun Lin

Advisory Board member, Professor Zhiqun Lin, presents an online collection featuring some of our best recent articles on perovskite nanomaterials and devices, published in Nanoscale by world-leading researchers.

 

The past several years have been witness to an unprecedented advance in perovskite-based materials and devices. This new class of materials possess a set of superior optoelectronic properties, including tuneable direct band gaps, large absorption coefficient, high ambipolar mobility, long carrier diffusion lengths, small exciton binding energy, and high defect tolerance. In this context, it is pertinent to compile this themed issue centring on recent rapid development in the field of perovskite-based materials and devices for the solar energy conversion research community. To this end, we have collected an array of high-quality research articles and reviews recently published in Nanoscale. We hope that the readers find this themed collection informative and useful.

 

 

Read the collection here*

 

*All articles in this collection are free to access until the end of 2018.

 

Here’s a taste of what the collection has to offer:

Pramod S. Patil et al. 2018, 10, 4987-5034.
Zhiwen Jin and Shengzhong (Frank) Liu et al. 2017, 9, 6278-6285.
Yu Zhang and William W. Yu et al. 2018, 10, 4173-4178.
Jihoon Choi et al. 2018, 10, 1885-1891.

Nanoscale has established itself as a platform for high-quality, cross-community research that bridges the various disciplines involved with nanoscience and nanotechnology. Nanoscale‘s broad scope provides a rounded view of innovation in nano research, bridging the various disciplines involved with nanoscience and nanotechnology, and with an impact factor of 7.367*, we are proud to be the largest high impact journal in nanoscience.

Get in touch nanoscale-rsc@rsc.org or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

 

With regards,

Zhiqun Lin

Advisory Board, Nanoscale

Jeanne Andres

Managing Editor, Nanoscale

 

 

 

 

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Graphene 2018

The 8th edition of Graphene Conference series, the largest European Event in Graphene and 2D Materials, will be organized in Dresden (Germany) from the 26 – 29 of June 2018. Over the past 7 editions, the Graphene Conference has strengthened its position as the main meeting point of the Graphene community worldwide.

 

Topics include, but are not limited to :

  • Chemistry of 2D materials
  • Composites for Energy applications
  • Devices for Electronic Applications (flexible displays, high frequency devices, sensors, etc..)
  • Growth, synthesis techniques and integration methods
  • Health and Medical Applications
  • Photonics and Plasmonics
  • Quantum transport , magnetism and spintronics
  • Spectroscopies (Optics, Raman, EELS) and microscopies (HRTEM, STM, AFM)
  • Theory and Simulation

A fantastic line-up of speakers is confirmed, including plenary lectures from Professor Albert Fert and Professor Philip Kim. Visit the website for a full list of plenary, keynote, and invited speakers.

In this edition, the Graphene 2018 organisers (in collaboration with several institutions and companies) will offer awards to the best posters and oral presentations. Nanoscale and Journal of Materials Chemistry C are delighted to contribute RSC book vouchers to these awards. Only PhD students will be eligible to receive awards. Please visit the conference website for further details.

Abstract submission for posters finishes 18 May 2018 so don’t miss out on the chance to present your excellent graphene work!

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