Methods for Cold Molecules and Ions: Tutorial Reviews
This thematic series features selectively invited, tutorial-style review articles from key scientists in the field detailing the "nuts and bolts" of cold molecules, ions and collision experiments, meant both to educate beginning PhD students and to support new groups entering the field. After the remarkable progress of recent experiments on the production and manipulation of cold molecules and ions, these techniques are now finding applications in many subfields of physics and chemistry. A comprehensive collection of methodological tutorials on this topic is therefore timely and constitutes added value for students and researchers. This collection will continue to be maintained in the future to form an open-access knowledge base for the entire cold molecules community.
Edited by: Hendrick Bethlem, Prof Robert Continetti, Prof Stefan Willitsch
Collection published: 30 July 2015

Raman Spectroscopies: Techniques and Applications
This thematics series is devoted to new techniques and novel instrumentation in Raman spectroscopies and their application across a broad range of subjects, from materials science to biology and biomedicine.
The goal is to provide an overview of the state-of-the art and to highlight recent developments in the field of Raman spectroscopic techniques, which are making significant impact as characterization tools and are enhancing our understanding of structural aspects, both in time and space resolutions, across a wide range of disciplines and applications.
Edited by: Anthony Parker, Prof S Umapathy, Dr Ioan Notingher
Collection published: 27 February 2015


Fundamentals of Nanomechanical Transduction
Research in nanomechanical transduction has experienced tremendous progress over the past few years. This thematic series on the fundamentals of nanomechanical transduction will focus on recent advances on the development of structures, devices and systems for nanomechanical transduction, especially those more concerned with physical and engineering aspects that do not typically feature in regular papers.
Authors are cordially invited to submit original research papers that address experimental and theoretical investigations into the fundamental aspects of these novel devices and systems.
Edited by: Peter Grutter, Prof Juergen Brugger, Prof Francesc Perez-Murano
Collection published: 29 April 2014


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