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Artificial Nanostructures for Optics and Electronics

Call for Papers

Rational design and syntheses of nanostructured materials have been developed over the past decades, targeting applications in optics and electronics. The engineered nanostructured materials include zero-dimensional nanocrystals, one-dimensional nanowires, two-dimensional nanostructures, and their hybrids. They exhibit unique optical and electrical properties, which enable the possible advances in the fields of solar technologies, optical and electronic devices, in terms of the high photoresponse, superior electrical conductivity, tuneable optical absorption/emission, compatible multifunctionality and facile device integration. It is important to explore novel optical and electrical phenomena, to uncover the structure/property relationships of the artificial nanostructures, and to understand the mechanisms of new physical behaviours on the nanoscale in these optical and electronic applications. Continuous and dedicated efforts made in this promising field may improve the control of the nanostructures for high performance nanodevices.

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Lead Guest-Editor
Xin Tong, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Chang Fu Dee, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Feng Lin, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Submission instructions
Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have carefully read the submission guidelines for Nanoscale Research Letters. The complete manuscript should be submitted through the Nanoscale Research Letters submission system. To ensure that you submit to the correct thematic series please select the appropriate thematic series in the drop-down menu upon submission. In addition, indicate within your cover letter that you wish your manuscript to be considered as part of the thematic series 'Artificial Nanostructures for Optics and Electronics'. All submissions will undergo rigorous peer review and accepted articles will be published within the journal as a collection.

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