Beginning in March 2013, . As a fully sponsored open access
journal, it will be part of the SpringerOpen portfolio, available on link.springer.com.
Published quarterly, Micro and Nano Systems Letters is an
international journal covering research and development in the field of
micro- and nano-scaled devices, systems, and manufacturing
technologies. The journal will publish current research from around the
world. The articles will report on new and significant findings that
represent recent advances and practical applications of micro and nano
systems engineering and technology.
MNSL offers express online publication of short research papers
containing the latest advances in micro- and nano-scaled devices and
systems. It also offers a rapid route for the international
dissemination of high-quality research findings from both the micro and
"It is our great pleasure to work with Springer in the publication
of MNSL. With the growing interest in micro- and nano-scaled devices,
systems, and manufacturing technologies, we firmly believe that MNSL
will become one of world's leading journals in the field. As an open
access journal, it will quickly gain attention, serving related
academic communities as well as industry," said Editor-in-Chief
Professor Sang Sik Yang from Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea.
Mark de Jongh, Senior Publishing Editor and coordinator of the
Springer publishing program in Korea, said, "We are very enthusiastic
about co-publishing this new open access journal. International
research in the fields of micro and nano systems has been growing and
South Korea is seen as one of the leaders in cutting-edge developments.
The journal will be a valuable addition to Springer's impressive Korean
publishing program." Springer currently co-publishes 41 Korean society
All articles published by Micro and Nano Systems Letters will be
made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon
publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers.
According to the SpringerOpen copyright and license agreement (Creative
Commons Attribution License), authors of articles published in MNLS are
the copyright holders of their articles.
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