cientifica.eu aims to publish original research at the forefront of nanoscale science and technology across all disciplines. The website encompasses the study of both fundamental phenomena at the nanoscale and applications of these phenomena. 'Nanotechnology' is taken to include the ability to individually address, control, and modify structures, materials and devices with nanometre precision, and the synthesis of such structures into systems of micro- and macroscopic dimensions such as MEMS based devices. The articles are in highest scientific quality standards, contain significant and original new science, and make substantial advances in nanoscale science and technology. Research on the synthesis of materials contains a significant innovation either in methodology, materials or demonstrated application. To ensure high editorial standards, every submitted article is initially assessed by the editors of the journal before being sent to independent referees. Due to the high volume of papers that we receive, we regret that we are unable to provide feedback on individual articles.