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The demand for biomaterials and health-care related materials in various medical applications has been increasing significantly across the globe over the last decade, and has been even more acute these days. This special issue of NPG Asia Materials, “Biomaterials and health-care related materials” is aimed at providing the recent advances in fundamental research on biomaterials, health-care and wearable health-monitoring materials, as well as the forefront of their medical applications. The issue invites articles that will cover original research and comprehensive review articles on topics ranging from biochemistry, biomaterials and biointerface to functional bio-devices for healthcare systems.
Editors of the special issue are Jonghyun Ahn (Associate Editor, Yonsei University) and Liping Wen (Guest Editor, Chinese Academy of Sciences). Tentative publication will be in January 2021. Manuscripts must therefore be submitted by the end of July 2020. Please refer to the Guide to Authors or contact the editorial office (email@example.com) on article formatting. All articles will be peer reviewed.
To submit your manuscript please click here and insert ‘Biomaterials Issue’ in the Manuscript Comment section during submission.
Worldwide demand for energy has put increasing focus on the discovery and realization of new materials for energy conversion. This “Energy-related Materials” Special Issue in NPG Asia Materials features a selection of articles that report on photothermal catalysis, electrocatalysis and contains reviews on recent advances in rechargeable Zn batteries as well as organic photovoltaics. The special issue also highlights materials development, which focus on the rational design and fabrication of nanostructured materials targeted towards high performance, energy-related applications.
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NPG Asia Materials is proud to present a collection of articles on innovative nanomaterials for advanced therapy of cancer. The collection features a selection of recent articles that report multimodal nanoplatforms for photothermal therapy, 2D nanomaterials and their composites, cell-membrane nanoparticle camouflaging, surface-engineered nanobubbles, or 3D printed scaffolds, as well as a fundamentally novel approach of cell rupturing.
NPG Asia Materials proudly announces a web focus on organic–inorganic perovskites and photovoltaics. The web focus features a selection of articles on synthesis and applications of novel perovskite materials as well as on technologies related to perovskite solar cells.
NPG Asia Materials is proud to present Review Collection 2015-2016, putting together recent reviews published in the journal. These reviews are written by prominent scientists and cover cutting-edge areas of materials research.
NPG Asia Materials is proud to present a web focus on Magnetic materials for spintronic devices. This web focus features a selection of articles that are related to magnetic materials for potential application in magnetoelectronic and spintronic devices. Such materials include artificial multiferroics, half metallic Heusler alloys, topological insulators, Dirac semimetals, manganites, nanofibers, and spin wave materials, as well as molecular interfaces.
NPG Asia Materialsis proud to present a web focus on materials for advanced energy conversion and storage. This web focus features a selection of articles that are related to the processes of converting and storing energy, including concepts of novel fuel cells, processing and materials for solar cells, as well as high-performance electrodes for supercapacitors and ion batteries.
This web focus features a selection of articles on topics that range from biomaterials such as cellulose or silk protein to bio-inspired materials such as polymer nanotubes and topological nanostructures to functional device concepts such as DNA computers or nanowire biosensors.
This web focus features a selection of articles concentrating on materials that are formed inherently as two-dimensional layers, such as graphene, and on material structures assembled into layered architectures by processes such as layer-by-layer assembly or self-rolling.
This web focus features a selection of articles on recent developments in organic and inorganic electronic materials. The focus covers recent progress in organic conductors and semiconductors, combinations and composites of organic and inorganic nanomaterials for stretchable and flexible electronic devices, the shape control of semiconducting nanomaterials for advanced functionality.