Nanotechnology Perceptions

A Review of Advanced Technologies and their Impacts

Nanotechnology Perceptions is published to provide a stimulating forum for the exchange of ideas and information concerning nanotechnology (including bionanotechnology and nanomedicine), ultraprecision engineering and other emerging technologies. Each issue contains essays on critical issues of the technologies themselves, as well as incisive appraisals of their impact on human life, society and its institutions. Articles are intended for a worldwide readership, and should be of especial interest to leaders in industry, commerce (including bankers and investors), the professions, politics and public administration, and all others who must make decisions based on a sober, impartial assessment of the potential—and risks—of emerging technologies in their areas of work.

Nanotechnology Perceptions (ISSN 1660-6795) is published three times a year (March, July and November) by the Collegium Basilea (Institute of Advanced Study) in Basel, Switzerland. Volume 19 is scheduled to appear in 2023.

Tables of contents and abstracts are available.

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Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr Jeremy J. Ramsden (University of Buckingham, UK) (e-mail:

Manuscripts may be submitted to the Journal Office (see below), directly to the Editor-in-Chief, or to any member of the Editorial Board.

Prospective authors should refer to the Notes for Contributors or to any recent issue of the publication.

Inaugural press release (March 2005).

Articles posted online ahead of print

Conference proceedings

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