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We are pleased to inform you that the new Impact Factor of Materials has been released. According to the Journal Citation Reports®, published by Thomson Reuters in June 2016, the new Impact Factor is 2.728, and the 5-Year Impact Factor is 3.300.
Materials now ranks 63/271 (Q1) in the category ‘Materials Science, Multidisciplinary’ and thus remains one of the highest ranking Open Access journals in materials science.
Evolution of Impact Factor, Citations and Publications for Materials: