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Bioactive and Smart Materials in Medicine

Recent advances that broadly contribute to bioactive materials and/or smart materials in medicine

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    Flexible Electronics Materials

    Recent advances in flexible, printed, or dissolvable thin films or organic/hybrid electronic devices.

      Published Special Issues

      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.

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