Nano – fast insight into nanotechnology


Nano at is a unique source providing highly indexed and structured information related to nanomaterials & devices in over 200,000 curated profiles.

Access easily searchable nanoscience data, synthesis methods and literature. Nano combines the key features of a database and an Abstracting & Indexing tool with intelligent functionality.

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Nano – your competitive edge

Key nanoscience

Key nanoscience

Indexed from high-impact journals and patents


  • The core source of Nano is based on top 30 journals from CPY 2014-present
  • By early 2017, 160+ journals will be covered from CPY 2009-present
  • Journal and patent coverage will further expand in 2017 and onwards based on the research communities’ need

Data from high-impact journals in the field including:

  •  ACS Nano, ACS
  • Advanced Energy Materials, Wiley
  • Advanced Materials, Wiley
  • Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Wiley
  • Biomaterials, Elsevier
  • Chemistry of Materials, ACS
  • Journal of the American Chemical Society, ACS
  • Nano Energy, Elsevier
  • Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, Elsevier
  • Nano Letters, ACS
  • Nanoscale, RSC
  • Nanotoxicology, Taylor & Francis
  • Nature, Nature Research
  • Nature Materials, Nature Research
  • Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Research
  • Science, AAAS
  • Small, Wiley
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Increases relevance of search results

Nano provides a multidisciplinary research solution that provides data related to nanotechnology in one place.



Smart search tools delivering more accurate results

Nano provides precise search tools and advanced filter options including structure, size, property, and application to support efficient searching & discovery.

Quality assured

Quality assured

Abstracted and curated by experts

Data referring to similar nanomaterials or devices is curated by nanotechnology experts from multiple sources into clearly structured and comprehensive profiles. This high quality approach is part of the immense value-add Nano brings to the field.


How Nano helps researchers

  • Find nanotechnology information precisely without looking into the full text
  • Preparation steps for nanomaterials or devices can be easily found and visualized
  • Nanomaterials or devices with specific properties and application can be quickly enlisted
  • Information on similar nanomaterials or devices is compiled into profiles from multiple sources

Benefits of Nano at a glance

  • Unique research solution specific to Nanotechnology
  • Over 200,000 manually curated profiles of nanomaterials and devices from top-peer reviewed journals – evaluated by nanotechnology experts
  • Linking to the original source of data for further research
  • Providing scientists with insights on new discoveries
  • Up-to-date, reliable content due to additions on a regular basis
  • Efficient search results due to precise search tools and filter options

Nano in 60 seconds

What our advisory board members say

Nanotechnology research and development has been rising on a sharp slope across virtually all scientific disciplines and industries. The result has been a rapidly growing body of information in disparate places that is not readily and efficiently accessible. Researchers need a multidisciplinary database that brings this vast body of data together in an organized and usable way in one place.

Working together with other scientists to develop a research solution that can meet this need, through Nano’s External Advisory Board, has made me confident that this is a product that could deliver huge value to the research community


Nano is an emerging and very powerful research tool. It allows researchers to obtain and compare the characteristics of the full spectrum of nanomaterials, as well as the composition and preparation methods for nano-enabled devices. It will provide nano-scientists with the clarity and deep understanding that the Mendeleev table once provided to chemists.


Contact the Nano product team

If you have any product related questions, please let us know. We are also more than happy to set up training and webinars to further demonstrate the value of Nano to you and your users.

William  Chiuman, Ph.D.

William Chiuman, Ph.D.

Director Product Management, Nanoscience & Technology

Springer Nature Hong Kong

Dr.-Ing. Amir  Gheisi

Dr.-Ing. Amir Gheisi

Database Product Specialist, Nanoscience & Technology

Springer Nature Heidelberg

Jessie  Xiao, Ph.D.

Jessie Xiao, Ph.D.

Database Product Specialist, Nanoscience & Technology

Springer Nature Beijing

Prathik Roy, Ph.D.

Prathik Roy, Ph.D.

Database Product Specialist, Nanoscience & Technology

Springer Nature New York

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