Small Science: Now open for submissions


Small Science will be a premium open access, multidisciplinary journal dedicated to publishing the most impactful research from all areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The journal will feature interdisciplinary original research of high quality and significance and focused review articles for most relevant topics. The highest quality production standards will assure the best possible access to innovative top science that is selected through a strict and fair reviewing process.

Aims and scope

The scope of Small Science is intentionally broad to encompass integrative and collaborative nano research. The journal focuses on design, characterization, mechanism, technology, and application of micro-/nanoscale structures and systems in physics, chemistry, materials science, engineering, environmental science, life science, biology, and medicine.

Small Science appreciates the complexity of today´s academia and therefore particularly welcomes cutting-edge innovative interdisciplinary research which pinpoints fundamental challenging issues in disciplinary-specific areas.

The readership includes chemists, physicists, materials scientists, biologists, life scientists, engineers, and environmental and analytical scientists from academia and industry.

Editorial advisory board

We are honored to introduce our exceptional Editorial Advisory Board (EAB), which will play a central advisory role in the development of the journal. We believe their outstanding experiences and achievements will be of immeasurable value in the guidance of the journal and their leading reputation indicates that Small Science is the right home for top research.

United States - Wikipedia Khalil Amine, Argonne National Lab, USA
France - WikipediaGero Decher, Université de Strasbourg, France Diebold, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Germany - WikipediaHarald FuchsUniversität Münster, Germany Hosono, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan Iijima, NEC Corporation, Japan
United States - WikipediaChad MirkinNorthwestern University, USA
China - WikipediaLei JiangChinese Academy of Sciences, China
United States - WikipediaPeidong Yang, University of California, Berkeley, USA
A flag with a white 5-petalled flower design on solid red backgroundVivian Yam, University of Hong Kong, China

The Small Science team of experienced in-house editors will guarantee that it meets the highest publishing standards and will establish its global reputation as one of the top multidisciplinary nanoscience journals, reflecting the latest scientific trends.

To contact the editorial office with any questions or queries please email

We look forward to reading your next submission!

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