About Metals

Aims

Metals (ISSN 2075-4701) is an open access journal of related scientific research and technology development. It publishes reviews, regular research papers (articles) and short communications. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. Therefore, there is no restriction on the length of the papers. The full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced.

Metals provides a forum for publishing papers which advance the in-depth understanding of the relationship between the structure, the properties or the functions of all kinds of metals.

Topics Covered

  • metallurgy
  • alloys
  • base metals (include iron, nickel, lead and zinc)
  • ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • noble metals (include tantalum, gold, platinum, silver and rhodium)
  • precious metals
  • transition metals
  • metalloids
  • semi-metals
  • metallicity
  • rare metals
  • synthetic metals
  • applications
  • trade

Several topical special issues will be published.

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

Metals is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications. MDPI works with Publons to provide reviewers with credit for their work.

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Metals will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2016 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

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Editorial Office

Dr. Jane Zhang

Managing Editor
MDPI Haidian Office, Aerospace Cooperation Building, 8th Floor, No.99 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
E-Mail: jane.zhang@mdpi.com

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Journal Contact

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Metals Editorial Office
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metals@mdpi.com
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