Special Issues

Open for Submissions

Bioactive and Smart Materials in Medicine

Recent advances that broadly contribute to bioactive materials and/or smart materials in medicine.
Submission deadline: June 30, 2023

Published Special Issues

Flexible Electronics

Highlights advances and applications of flexible electronics in science and industry.

Intelligent Drug Delivery System

Highlights current advances for the design and development of intelligent drug delivery systems.

Fighting the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic: Focusing a New Lens on COVID-19

Recent and significant progress regarding our understanding of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19.

Perovskite Materials

Recent developments in the synthesis of perovskite-based functional materials for applications in light display, photovoltaics, imaging, and X-ray sensing.

Organic Super Long Afterglow

Highlights recent advances in organic afterglow materials and devices and provides a forum for sharing the mechanistic understanding of its unique optical phenomenon.

Emerging Nanogenerators

Focuses on the materials, devices, and applications of various nanogenerators.

Thermoelectric Materials

Original research and review articles promoting further applications and fundamental investigations of thermoelectrics.

Micro/Nano Robots

Insights into the latest advances and current trends in the exciting field of micro/nanoscale robots.

Nanofabrication of 2D Materials & Devices

Recent progresses and challenges in emerging 2D materials science and device engineering.

Nanomaterials for Energy Applications

Investigations of piezoelectric peptides, 2D materials, nanospheres and other materials for nanogenerators, batteries, thermogalvanic cells, and other energy applications.


Recent progress in interdisciplinary research of metamaterials.

Special Issue Process

Please see the journal's peer review process page for more information on how special issue submissions are handled.