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Radiation-Induced Effects in Nanomaterials and Materials
Submission Deadline: Sep. 30, 2016

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Lead Guest Editor
Ishaq Ahmad
National Center for Physics, Quaid-i-azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Guest Editors
  • Yan Long
    Shanghai Institute of Applied Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
  • Wan Dongyun
    School of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
  • Maaza Malik
    Materials Department, iThemba LABS, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Morgan Madhuku
    iThemba LABS, WITS, iThemba LABS, South Africa
  • Usman Muhammad
    National Center for Physics, Quaid-i-azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Javed Iqbal
    Physics Department, Quaid-i-azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Thema Force Tefo
    Department of Chemistry, Botswana College of Agriculture, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Tadadjeu Sokeng Ifriky
    French South African Institute of Technology, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Abdul Majid
    Department of Physics, Majmaah University, Majmaah, Saudi Arabia
  • Naved Zafar Ali
    National Center for Physics, Quaid-i-azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Zain Hassan Yamani
    Center of Excellence in Nanotechnology, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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Introduction
Experiments on electron/electromagnetic/ion irradiation of various nanomaterials/materials demonstrate that it can have beneficial effects and that radiation may be used to tailor the structure and properties of nanomaterials/materials systems with high precision. However, the evolution process of the structural transformation and physical property changes of nanomaterials/materials under irradiation are still unclear. Also, the radiation hardness capabilities of certain nanomaterials/materials are still not yet well understood. Moreover, nanomaterials/materials working capability under harsh environment is still unclear. Therefore all above issues experimentally/theoretically should be explore. Moreover, for future miniaturization of electronic devices, interconnections of nanowires/nanotubes are essential. Different attemps are made to interconnect nanowires/nanotubes using radiation technology. This investigation will be useful for exploring the radiation technology for future controlled interconnection of nanodevices.

Aims and Scope:
1. Roles of defects induced y radiation
2. Radiation (electrons, electromagnetic, ions, neutrons etc ) effects on the properties of nanomaterials/materials
3. Nanomaterials/materials in harsh environments
4. Radiation hardness testing of spacecraft materiasl
5. Radiation induced synthesis of nanoparticles
6. Radiation induced synthesis of materials and compounds
7. Radiation hardness testing of spacecrafts materials
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