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Welcome to Nanoscale Research Letters

NRL provides an interdisciplinary forum for communication of scientific and technological advances in the creation and use of objects at the nanometer scale.

Current Strategies for Noble Metal Nanoparticle Synthesis

Noble metals have played an integral part in human history for centuries; however, their integration with recent advances in nanotechnology and material sciences have provided new research opportunities in both academia and industry, which has resulted in a new array of advanced applications, including medical ones. Noble metal nanoparticles (NMNPs) have been of great importance in the field of biomedicine over the past few decades due to their importance in personalized healthcare and diagnostics. In particular, platinum, gold and silver nanoparticles have achieved the most dominant spot in the list, thanks to a very diverse range of industrial applications, including biomedical ones such as antimicrobial and antiviral agents, diagnostics, drug carriers and imaging probes.

Article collections open for submissions

NRL regularly publishes thematic collections of articles focusing on a specific topic, guest edited by experts in the field. We currently have a number of collections open for submissions.

Be sure to click the "collections" tab in the Articles box below to view the collections that have already been published!

Articles

  1. Authors: Abolfazl Akbarzadeh, Rogaie Rezaei-Sadabady, Soodabeh Davaran, Sang Woo Joo, Nosratollah Zarghami, Younes Hanifehpour, Mohammad Samiei, Mohammad Kouhi and Kazem Nejati-Koshki

    Content type: Nano Review

2020

Two-Dimensional Materials: Science and Technology
Edited by Yu Jia, Xiaoyu Han, Hao Xu and Fang Zhao
Started publishing: 09 May 2020 

2019

Smart Nanomaterials
Edited by Anna Baldycheva
Started publishing: 21 May 2019

2018

Applications of Atomic Layer Deposition
Edited by: Gaoshan Huang, Wen-Jun Liu and Xinwei Wang
Started publishing: 24 December 2018

Metasurfaces and Metamaterials
Edited by: Jiang Wu, Peng Yu, Yongjun Huang and Zhiming Wang
Started publishing: 29 November 2018

Metal halide perovskite materials and devices
Edited by: Shibin Li, Wei Zhang
Started publishing: 20 July 2018

2017

3rd International Conference on ALD Applications & 2016 China ALD conference
Collection published: 13 January 2017

2015

Nanotechnology and Nanomaterials (NANO-2014)
Edited by: Dr. Olena Fesenko, Prof Leonid Yatsenko
Collection published: 27 February 2015

2014

2nd International Conference on ALD Applications & 3rd China ALD conference
Edited by: Prof Yongfeng Mei, Prof Shi-Jin Ding
Collection published: 23 December 2014

2014 International Symposium on Next-Generation Electronics (ISNE 2014)
Edited by: Prof Jer-Chyi Wang, Dr peikuen wei, Prof. Chao Sung Lai
Collection published: 25 August 2014

Porous Semiconductors - Science and Technology PSST2014
Edited by: Prof Leigh Canham, Nobuyoshi Koshida, Prof Thierry Djenizian, Michael J. Sailor, Prof Andres Cantarero
Collection published: 25 June 2014

First International Conference on Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology - Algeria
Edited by: Prof Nacer Badi, Dr Alex Ignatiev, Prof Mohamed Guerioune
Collection published: 5 April 2014

2014 China-Korea Symposium on Low Dimensional Electronic and Photonic Materials and Devices
Edited by: Prof Xia Guo, Prof Hyeonsik Cheong
Collection published: 27 February 2014

Nanotechnology and nanomaterials (NANO-2013)
Edited by: Dr Olivier Pluchery, Dr. Olena Fesenko, Prof Leonid Yatsenko
Collection published: 20 February 2014

Novel gain materials and devices based on III-V-N/Bi compounds
Collection published: 13 January 2014

2013

Low dimensional electric and photonic materials and devices
Edited by: Prof Chang Liu, Prof Hyeonsik Cheong
Collection published: 2 December 2013

EMN Meeting
Edited by: Prof Zhiming Wang, Prof Jiang Wu
Collection published: 4 June 2013

13th Trends in NanoTechnology International Conference
Edited by: Antonio Correia, Prof Xavier Cartoixa, Prof Juan Jose Saenz
Collection published: 1 May 2013

The Fifth International Symposium on Atomically Controlled Fabrication Technology
Edited by: Prof Yukio Takahashi, Yuji Kuwahara
Collection published: 27 March 2013

Risk assessment of manufactured nanomaterials
Edited by: Prof Enzo Lombi, Prof Nicolas Voelcker
Collection published: 1 March 2013

1st International Conference on ALD Applications & 2nd China ALD conference
Edited by: Prof Yongfeng Mei, Prof Shi-Jin Ding
Collection published: 15 February 2013

2012

EMRS-E SiGe 2012
Edited by: Dr Artur Podhorodecki, Dr Grzegorz Zatryb
Collection published: 21 December 2012

International Conference on Superlattices, Nanostructures, and Nanodevices (ICSNN 2012)
Edited by: Prof Oliver G. Schmidt, Prof Manfred Helm, Dr Rinaldo Trotta
Collection published: 29 August 2012

Porous Semiconductors - Science and Technology 2012
Edited by: Prof Andres Cantarero
Collection published: 1 July 2012

12th Trends in NanoTechnology International Conference (TNT2011)
Collection published: 14 May 2012

Nano and Giga Challenges 2011
Edited by: Dr Predrag Krstic, Prof Dario Narducci, Prof Yurii Lozovik, Dr Anatoli Korkin
Collection published: 1 March 2012

IFFM&AFM2011
Edited by: Prof Jin-Hyo Boo
Collection published: 1 January 2012

INEC 2011
Collection published: 1 January 2012

2011

Nano Component 2011
Collection published: 29 July 2011

11th Trends in NanoTechnology International Conference (TNT2010)
Collection published: 7 April 2011

Micro&Nano2010: Special Symposium on Nanomaterials for sensing and energy harvesting devices
Edited by: Prof Androula Nassiopoulou
Collection published: 22 March 2011

Symposium E : Nanoscaled Si, Ge based materials
Edited by: Dr Artur Podhorodecki
Collection published: 31 January 2011

Advanced Materials Nanocharacterization
Collection published: 31 January 2011

Nanofluids
Edited by: Prof Liqiu Wang, Prof Oronzio Manca, Prof Yogesh Jaluria, Prof Stephen Choi
Collection published: 25 January 2011

International Conference on Superlattices, Nanostructures and Nanodevices (ICSNN 2010)
Collection published: 12 January 2011

Online First articles in Volume 6 (2011). These articles were published as Online First on SpringerLink in 2010. They should be cited with a 2011 publication year
Nanoscale Research Letters
Collection published: 1 January 2011

2010

8th International Workshop on Epitaxial Semiconductors on Patterned Substrates and Novel Index Surfaces
Collection published: 1 August 2010

Nanoscale science and technology for electronics, photonics and renewable energy applications: Selected papers from NGC2009 & CSTC2009 conference
Collection published: 6 January 2010

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Nanoscale Research Letters, in partnership with Research Square, is now offering In Review. Authors choosing this free optional service will be able to:

  • Share their work with fellow researchers to read, comment on, and cite even before publication
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