CN 41-1243/TG ISSN 1006-852X

Call for applicants to the Young Scientist Awards (2022)

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The journal of Functional Diamond, a Taylor & Francis journal, is calling for the applications of Young Scientist Awards (2022). The eligibility criteria for the award is outlined below:


(1) No more than 38 years old on January 1st, 2023;

(2) Outstanding track records in diamond and related materials;

(3) Willingness to publish an invited paper on Functional Diamond within the reporting scope of the journal (see below).


The winner(s) will receive:

(1) A certificate;

(2) Cash prize of US dollars 1000;

(3) An invitation to publish an article in Functional Diamond.



Application procedure

The applicant must submit the Awards Application Form (attached in Link #1 for MS Word & Link #2 for WPS) and an extended abstract on the invited paper (less than two A4 pages, including representative figures and references) in the PDF format to with subject line “FD Young Scientist Award”.

Submission deadline: December 31, 2022.



Selection process

All valid applicants will be evaluated by the selection panel and the award winner(s) will be announced in February 2022.



Should you have any inquiries, please feel free to contact the editorial office via either o f the following Emails: Sophia (Lifang) Shen, managing director of the journal Xinghao Zhao, managing director of the journal



Editorial Office of Functional Diamond


Appendix: Introduction of Functional Diamond and its reporting scope


Functional Diamond publishes high-quality, high-impact papers on the latest technology breakthroughs in diamond-based materials, structures and composites, as well as fundamental insights and new findings toward advanced functionality in the fields of physics, chemistry, materials science, biology, and engineering.


Functional Diamond integrates original research, developments, and techniques involved in both conventional and innovative areas:

ü diamond growth, properties, and processing

ü abrasive and grinding engineering

ü aerospace instruments

ü optical components and photonics

ü chips and electronics

ü sensors and detectors


ü quantum information

ü thermal management and energy

ü environment

ü healthcare

ü biological and medical applications

The journal accepts original rapid communications, research articles, research reviews, research news and perspectives, opinions and views.

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