27 March 2023
Applied Sciences | Invitation to Read Selected Papers from Editor’s Choice Articles

The goal of “Editor’s Choice Articles” project is to promote high-quality articles published in Applied Sciences (ISSN: 2076-3417). Please find below the list of articles carefully handpicked by the scientific editors of the journal, which we believe will be of interest to you.

1. “Applications of Cold Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Technology in Medicine, Agriculture and Food Industry”
by Mária Domonkos, Petra Tichá, Jan Trejbal and Pavel Demo
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(11), 4809;
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2. “Hydrothermal and Entropy Investigation of Ag/MgO/H2O Hybrid Nanofluid Natural Convection in a Novel Shape of Porous Cavity”
by Nidal Abu-Libdeh, Fares Redouane, Abderrahmane Aissa, Fateh Mebarek-Oudina, Ahmad Almuhtady, Wasim Jamshed and Wael Al-Kouz
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(4), 1722;
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3. “Extensive Benchmarking of DFT+U Calculations for Predicting Band Gaps”
by Nicole E. Kirchner-Hall, Wayne Zhao, Yihuang Xiong, Iurii Timrov and Ismaila Dabo
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(5), 2395;
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4. “A Review on Recent Advancements of Graphene and Graphene-Related Materials in Biological Applications”
by Federica Catania, Elena Marras, Mauro Giorcelli, Pravin Jagdale, Luca Lavagna, Alberto Tagliaferro and Mattia Bartoli
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(2), 614;
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5. “Fe3O4 Nanoparticles: Structures, Synthesis, Magnetic Properties, Surface Functionalization, and Emerging Applications”
by Minh Dang Nguyen, Hung-Vu Tran, Shoujun Xu and T. Randall Lee
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(23), 11301;
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6. “Hybrid Metal/Polymer Filaments for Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) to Print Metal Parts”
by Claudio Tosto, Jacopo Tirillò, Fabrizio Sarasini and Gianluca Cicala
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(4), 1444;
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7. “Biogenic Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Characterisation and Applications”
by Bilal Mughal, Syed Zohaib Javaid Zaidi, Xunli Zhang and Sammer Ul Hassan
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(6), 2598;
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8. “Polyphenols: A Promising Avenue in Therapeutic Solutions for Wound Care”
by Inês Guimarães, Sara Baptista-Silva, Manuela Pintado and Ana L. Oliveira
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(3), 1230;
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9. “Fundamentals of Building Deconstruction as a Circular Economy Strategy for the Reuse of Construction Materials”
by Gaetano Bertino, Johannes Kisser, Julia Zeilinger, Guenter Langergraber, Tatjana Fischer and Doris Österreicher
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(3), 939;
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10. “Non-Destructive Testing Applications for Steel Bridges”
by Seyed Saman Khedmatgozar Dolati, Nerma Caluk, Armin Mehrabi and Seyed Sasan Khedmatgozar Dolati
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(20), 9757;
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11. “The DEMO Water-Cooled Lead–Lithium Breeding Blanket: Design Status at the End of the Pre-Conceptual Design Phase”
by Pietro Arena, Alessandro Del Nevo, Fabio Moro, Simone Noce, Rocco Mozzillo, Vito Imbriani, Fabio Giannetti, Francesco Edemetti, Antonio Froio, Laura Savoldi et al.
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(24), 11592;
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12. “Enhancement of Antimicrobial Activity of Alginate Films with a Low Amount of Carbon Nanofibers (0.1% w/w)”
by Isaías Sanmartín-Santos, Sofía Gandía-Llop, Beatriz Salesa, Miguel Martí, Finn Lillelund Aachmann and Ángel Serrano-Aroca
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(5), 2311;
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13. “The Behavior of Hybrid Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Elements: A New Stress-Strain Model Using an Evolutionary Approach”
by Ali A. Abdulhameed, Alaa Hussein Al-Zuhairi, Salah R. Al Zaidee, Ammar N. Hanoon, Ahmed W. Al Zand, Mahir M. Hason and Haider A. Abdulhameed
Appl. Sci. 2022, 12(4), 2245;
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14. “Effects of Adding Alkali Metals and Organic Cations to Cu-Based Perovskite Solar Cells”
by Riku Okumura, Takeo Oku, Atsushi Suzuki, Masanobu Okita, Sakiko Fukunishi, Tomoharu Tachikawa and Tomoya Hasegawa
Appl. Sci. 2022, 12(3), 1710;
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15. “Geometry and Distortion Prediction of Multiple Layers for Wire Arc Additive Manufacturing with Artificial Neural Networks”
by Christian Wacker, Markus Köhler, Martin David, Franziska Aschersleben, Felix Gabriel, Jonas Hensel, Klaus Dilger and Klaus Dröder
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(10), 4694;
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16. “Buckling Analysis of CNTRC Curved Sandwich Nanobeams in Thermal Environment”
by Ahmed Amine Daikh, Mohammed Sid Ahmed Houari, Behrouz Karami, Mohamed A. Eltaher, Rossana Dimitri and Francesco Tornabene
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(7), 3250;
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17. “Effect of Printing Layer Thickness on the Trueness and Margin Quality of 3D-Printed Interim Dental Crowns”
by Gülce Çakmak, Alfonso Rodriguez Cuellar, Mustafa Borga Donmez, Martin Schimmel, Samir Abou-Ayash, Wei-En Lu and Burak Yilmaz
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(19), 9246;
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18. “Nanoparticles—Plant Interaction: What We Know, Where We Are?”
by Ewa Kurczyńska, Kamila Godel-Jędrychowska, Katarzyna Sala and Anna Milewska-Hendel
Appl. Sci. 2021, 11(12), 5473;
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We would like to thank all of the research groups that authored these exceptional papers for their contribution. We sincerely hope you find these articles of Applied Sciences as useful and insightful.


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