Superlattices and Microstructures is a journal disseminating the science and technology of synthetic heterostructures, including individual and collective use of semiconductors, metals and insulators for the exploitation of their unique properties. The journal hosts papers dealing with fundamental and applied experimental research as well as theoretical studies. Fields of interest, including emerging ones, cover:

  • Heterostructures, nanowires, quantum dots
  • Thin films, surfaces and interfaces
  • Photonics
  • Quantum electronics, optoelectronics
  • Plasmonics
  • Spintronics
  • Wide bandgap semiconductors, including organic materials, and related heterostructures and devices
  • Quantum information processing in the solid-state and related devices
  • Topological insulators
  • Novel or exploratory low-dimensional/2D-materials and devices
  • Novel photovoltaic (perovskites, etc.) and thermoelectric layered materials

In addition to Research Papers, the journal aims at publishing Topical Reviews providing insights into rapidly evolving or more mature fields. Written by leading researchers in their respective fields, those articles are commissioned by the Editorial Board.

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Editorial board

Editor In Chief

  • Professor Deren Yang
    Zhejiang University, China


  • Dr. Daniela Gogova
    University of Oslo, Norway
  • Dr. Farid Medjdoub
    Institute for Electronics Microelectronics and Nanotechnology, France
  • Professor Xinqiang Wang
    Peking University, China

Managing Editor

  • Dr. Nan Ma

Editorial Advisory Board

  • Professor Leo Esaki
    University of Tsukuba, Japan
  • Professor Wiley Kirk
    Texas A&M University College Station, United States
  • Professor K. von Klitzing
    Max-Planck-Institute for Solid State Research, Germany
  • Professor Hadis Morkoc
    Virginia Commonwealth University, United States
  • Professor Parkin
    IBM Almaden Research Center, United States
  • Professor Steve Pearton
    University of Florida, United States
  • Professor D.C. Tsui
    Princeton University, United States
  • Professor Hartmut Zabel
    Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

Editorial Board

  • Professor Shigefusa Chichibu
    Tohoku University, Japan
  • Professor Andrea Fiore
    University of Technology Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Professor Serguey Ivanov
    Physical-Technical Institute named after A F Ioffe Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
  • Professor Yoichi Kawakami
    Kyoto University, Japan
  • Professor Axel Lorke
    University of Duisburg Essen Faculty of Mathematics Campus Essen, Germany
  • Professor Robert Martin
    University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
  • Dr. Gregory Wurtz
    King's College London, United Kingdom

Editor Emeritus

  • Dr. J.D. Dow