Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing articles on all aspects of nanoscience and nanotechnology, including the fundamental physics, optics, photonics, chemistry, biology and technology of nanometer-scale materials and devices, for applications in quantum computation, smart lighting, energy generation and storage, sensors, health-care, agricultural production, environmental protection.

Article types

Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology welcomes submissions of the following article types:
  • Paper - Reports of high-quality original research with conclusions representing a significant advance in the field
  • Topical review - Written by leading researchers in their fields, these articles present the background to and overview of a particular field, and the current state of the art. Topical review articles are normally invited by the Editorial Board
  • Comment - Comment or criticism on work previously published in the journal. These are usually published with an associated Reply.

Guidelines for preparing your article can be found on our author guidelines page.


Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology publishes 4 issues per year.

Editorial policy

Information about the publication criteria for Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and the peer review process can be found on our editorial policy page.


Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology maintains the highest standards of publication and research ethics. Authors are expected to comply with IOP Publishing's ethical policy.

Research data

Many research funders now require authors to make all data related to their research available in an online repository. Information about research data, data repositories and data citation can be found on our publishing support website.

Copyright and permissions

We work with our authors to make sure that they understand their rights and responsibilities when they publish in Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Information about copyright, permissions and our copyright form can be found on our copyright and permissions page.