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Experimental and Theoretical NANOTECHNOLOGY (ETN) is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed international journal published four issues a year. It includes specialized research papers, short communications, reviews and selected conference papers in special issues on the characterization, synthesis, processing, structure and properties of different principles and applications of NANOTECHNOLOGY; with focus on advantageous achievements and applications for the specialists in engineering, chemistry, physics and materials science.
ETN covers and publishes all aspects of fundamental and applied researches of experimental and theoretical nanoscale technology dealing with materials synthesis, processing, nanofabrication, nanoprobes, spectroscopy, properties, biological systems, nanostructures, nanoelectronics, nano-optics, nano-mechanics, nanodevices, nanobiotechnology, nanomedicine, nanotoxicology within the scope of the journal. ETN aims to acquire the recent and outstanding researches for the benefit of the human being.
Modulating the electron energy band structure of a nanocrystalline material by varying its size, shape, and constituent speciesamounts to practically designing the nanosize material building blocks for arriving at a known set of related physico-chemical properties in terms of the internal electronic structures for a given organization of the constituent species via covalent and non-covalent interactions operating at different length scales. In order to explore further possibilities ofusing synergistic combinations of nanostructured materials derived from inorganic, organic and polymeric speciesparticularly knowing through their chemical bonds involved in different forms, it is equally necessary to know about the interaction pathways among the constituent species, as mentioned above, in addition to the biomolecular species, where they form a variety of3-d supramolecular organizations arising out of self-assembly and self-organization. After having a clear picture of these basic processes involved in the internal and external organization of the hierarchical supramolecular structures, the next step is to explore the prospects of incorporating some sort of intelligent features starting from using the biomolecular species like polypeptides, proteins and enzymes. What is emerging from the current developments taking place in the related areas can be foreseen from this review particularly viewed from material science point of view.
Keywords: Energy Band Structure; Band Structure Engineered Nanocrystals, nanostructured
material species derived from inorganic, organic and biomolecular material species.