Polymers (ISSN 2073-4360) is an international, open access journal of polymer science. It publishes research papers, short communications and review papers. 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.
Polymers provides an interdisciplinary forum for publishing papers which advance the fields of (i) polymerization methods, (ii) theory, simulation, and modeling, (iii) understanding of new physical phenomena, (iv) advances in characterization techniques, and (v) harnessing of self-assembly and biological strategies for producing complex multifunctional structures.
- Polymer chemistry
- Macromolecular chemistry
- Biomacromolecules and complex polymer systems
- Polymeric hybrid materials
- Polymer physics
- Polymer characterization
- Synthetic polymers
- Natural polymers
- Fibers, films
- Plastics, elastomers
- Advanced processing of polymers
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