About Series

Advanced Materials Series is an open-ended book series, publishes 8-10 volumes per year starting from January 2013. The series is intended to provide recent advancements of the fascinating field of advanced materials science and technology. Each volume will be devoted to one broad subject and the multi-discipinary aspects will be drawn out in full.

Series EditorAshutosh Tiwari

Our Published Books

About Book Series

Advanced Materials Series is an open-ended book series, publishes 10 - 15 volumes per year by Scrivener Publishing and co-published with John Wiley & Sons, USA starting from January 2013. The series is intended to provide recent advancements of the fascinating field of advanced materials science and technology, particularly in the area of structure, synthesis and processing, characterization, advanced-state properties, and applications. The dedicated volumes will cover theoretical and experimental approaches of molecular device materials, biomimetic materials, hybrid-type composite materials, functionalized inorganic and organic polymers/materials, superamolecular systems, information- and energy-transfer materials, bio-based and bio-degradable or environmental friendly materials as well as the integrated unique properties of 2D materials i.e., graphene and its derivatives, therefore provides numerous possibilities to shape the future advanced technology.

Each volume will be devoted to one broad subject and the multi-disciplinary aspects will be drawn out in full. Each volume will be comprehensive and will represent the cutting-edge science of Advanced Materials. They are written for a broad readership including researchers and students from diverse backgrounds including chemistry, physics, materials science & engineering, medical science, pharmacy, biotechnology, nanotechnology and biomedical engineering. For more titles from Wiley-Scrivener visit www.wiley.com/go/scrivener

For Authors

Please follow these instructions carefully to ensure that the review and publication of book chapters are as quick and efficient as possible. The contents of book chapters are the sole responsibility of the authors and publication shall not imply the concurrence of the Editors or Publisher.

Submit Manuscript:

Authors have to submit their book chapter electronically using Online Book Chapter Submission System. We will not entertain any submission by E-mail. Authors are kindly advised to read our policy before submitting chapter.

Guide Lines for Authors can be find by clicking here Guide Lines for Authors to Prepare Book Chapter

Language:

Articles must be written in clear, concise, grammatical English. Any author who is not fluent in idiomatic English is urged to gain assistance with manuscript preparation. Reviewers are not expected to correct grammatical errors and any deficiency in this area may detract from the scientific content of the book chapters.

Proofs:

Proofs will be dispatched by Scrivener Publishing via email to the corresponding author and should be returned with corrections within one week of receipt, failure to do so will delay the publication of the chapter.

Page Charges:

There is no fee for publication of book chapter. The corresponding author will receive a free printed copy of book after publication.

Disclaimer

VBRI Press AB, Sweden shall not take any responsibility for the contents of book chapters published in the Advanced Materials Book Series and all such responsibility shall lie with the author/s. The opinions expressed in the book chapters are solely of the author/s and series editor may not agree with such opinions in part or in full.

All the book chapters submitted for publication in the Advanced Materials Book Series are peer-reviewed for authenticity, ethical issues and usefulness. Decision of the reviewers shall be final. Authors are solely responsible for originality of the published chapters.

Advanced Materials Series shall uphold the highest ethical standards of scientific publications. Scrivener Publishing, USA retains the copyrights of all published materials in all books of the Advanced Materials Series. The reproduction of the published materials in any form or by any means can not be published without prior written consent of Scriviner Publishing.

For reproduction permission of the published materials please send request with all details at martin@scrivenerpublishing.com

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

The publication of all articles in the Advanced Materials Book Series is to be done by a peer-reviewed process. It is necessary to agree upon standards of expected ethical behavior for all parties involved in the act of publishing: the author, the book editor/s, the peer reviewer and the publisher. Our ethic statements are based on COPE's Best Practice Guidelines for Book Editors.

Publication Decisions

The Series Editor of the Advanced Materials Book Series is responsible for deciding which of the book chapter submitted to the book should be published. The series editor may be guided by the policies of the publisher and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision

Fair Play

An editor at any time evaluate book chapters for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Confidentiality

The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted book chapters to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted book chapters must not be used in an editor's own publication without the express written consent of the author.

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions: Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the book chapter.

Promptness: Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a book chapter if any or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

Confidentiality: Any book chapter received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity: Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Sources: Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest: Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the book chapters.

Duties of Authors

Reporting Standards: Authors of submissions of original book chapters should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the book chapter if any with proper citations and copy right permision from the source owner. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable. Data Access and Retention: Authors are asked to provide the raw data in connection with a book chapter for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data (consistent with the ALPSP-STM Statement on Data and Databases), if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

Originality and Plagiarism: The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original book chapter, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication: An author should not in general publish book chapters describing essentially the same chapter in more than one book or primary publication. Submitting the same book chapter to more than one book concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behaviour and is unacceptable.

Acknowledgement of Sources: Book chapter acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work.

Authorship of the Book Chapter: Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors. Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the book chapter project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors.

The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the book chapter, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the book chapter and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest: All authors should disclose in their book chapter any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed.

Fundamental Errors in Published Works: When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author's obligation to promptly notify the series editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the book chapter before printing of the book.

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