The Introduction of the Special Issue

Metal chalcogenides, including metal tellurides, selenides and sulfides, exhibit interesting electronic and magnetic properties and have found several applications in the field of materials science, which has attracted considerable research attention. This special issue aims at creating a forum of discussion on recent advances in synthesis and applications of metal chalcogenides. This issue accepts high quality articles containing original research results. The aim of this issue is to report synthesis of new materials with special applications. An article to be published in this issue must contain either some new applications to real world problems or reveal novel aspects of the theory applicable to new situations.


The Research Scope of the Special Issue

· Synthesis of metal tellurides

· Synthesis of metal selenides

· Synthesis of metal sulfides

· Electrical applications of metal chalcogenides

· Magnetic and optical applications of metal chalcogenides


The Article Title of the Special Issue

1: synthesis of metal tellurides

2: synthesis of metal selenides

3: synthesis of metal sulfides

4: Electrical applications of chalcogenides

5: Magnetic applications of chalcogenides

6: Optical applications of chalcogenides


Submission guidelines

All papers should be submitted via the Insight-Electronic submission system: http://insight.piscomed.com/index.php/IE

Submitted articles should not be published or under review elsewhere. All submissions will be subject to the journal’s standard peer review process. Criteria for acceptance include originality, contribution, scientific merit and relevance to the field of interest of the Special Issue.


Important Dates

Paper Submission Due: Waiting for confirmation


The Lead Guest Editor

Azam Sobhani

Azam Sobhani was born in Bojnord, Iran, in 1984. She received her BSc degree in chemistry from Kharazmi University in 2006, her MSc and Ph.D degrees in inorganic chemistry from University of Kashan in 2008 and 2013, respectively. She was a high school teacher for 11 years. In 2015, she joined the department of chemistry, Kosar university of Bojnord, as an assistant professor. Now she is also an assistant professor.
She has published more than 50 scientific papers in the field of nanotechnology. Her main areas of research interest are synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles, nanocomposite materials; and also thermal decomposition, hydrothermal, microwave, sol-gel and sonochemical synthesis.
She has served as lead guest editor for some special issues in journals. Also she has been selected as reviewer for some journals. She is the best research student of the year award from Kashan University in 2012, also the best researcher of the year in North Khorasan Province (the 14th selection of advanced researchers festival) in 2013. She is the first place of the articles of the Bojnord from 2013 to now, also the active and best researcher of the Kosar university of Bojnord in 2018 and 2019, respectively. She is editorial board membership for some journals.