Call for papers

Guest Editors: 
Prof. Lei Wei, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. Guangming Tao, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Chong Hou, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Dr. Wei Yan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Fibers are one of the most fundamental material forms that are used in multitude of applications, ranging from fabrics to telecommunications, from hanging the bridges to monitoring their structural integrity, etc. In recent years, major breakthroughs were made which demonstrated fibers with novel optical, electronic, acoustic and cell interfacing properties that enable new functionalities. Functional fiber and related application research are at the crossroads of many disciples, including optics, materials science, device physics, nanotechnology, and fluid dynamics. Along with the evolution of functional fibers, come new ways of thinking about the manufacturing process itself. While this field is still in its initial stages of development, there has been tremendous recent progress. To highlight the exciting developments in this field and to promote the diverse applications of functional fibers, Prof. Lei Wei (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), Prof. Guangming Tao (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China), Prof. Chong Hou (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China), and Dr. Wei Yan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA) are organizing a special issue on Recent Advances in Functional Fibers. Submission deadline is March 31, 2021.

This special issue will cover recent progress in both the fabrication and applications of functional fibers. Topics include, but not limited to: 

Theory and modelling of fibers

Novel fiber manufacturing

Study and utilization of nanotechnology in fibers

Fibers with optical, electric, opto-electronic, acoustic, or neural activities

Fibers in laser, healthcare, biomedical, clinic, energy and more

Smart fabrics and wearable electronics

Emerging applications of functional fibers

Article types include: review article, research article and letter 
A guide for authors, sample copies and other relevant information for submitting papers are available on:
No limitation on the length of each article, no page charges, online first once accepted
All papers should be written in English and submitted online in WORD format via:

For inquiries regarding this special issue, please contact: 

Frontiers of Optoelectronics Editorial Office
Tel: +86-27-87793063 

Prof. Lei Wei
Prof. Guangming Tao      
Prof. Chong Hou 
Dr. Wei Yan

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Pubdate: 2020-10-14    Viewed: 435