Crystals is a peer-reviewed, open access journal, published monthly online by MDPI, that covers all aspects of Crystallography.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Crystallography) / CiteScore - Q2 (General Chemical Engineering)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 11.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 2.670 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.688 (2021)
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Topic in Nanomaterials, Polymers, Applied Sciences, Crystals, Electronic Materials
Optoelectronic Materials Topic Editors: Tzi-yi Wu, Ali Belarouci
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Crystals, Liquids, Materials, Molecules, Nanomaterials
Recent Advances in Liquid Crystals Topic Editors: Jiatong Sun, Xiaoqian Wang
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Crystals, J. Compos. Sci., Materials, Metals
Modern Material Technologies Intended for Industrial Applications Topic Editors: Tomasz Tański, Andrzej N. Wieczorek, Marcin Staszuk
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Topic in Chemistry, Compounds, Crystals, Materials, Molecules
Advanced Structural Crystals Topic Editors: Małgorzata Hołyńska, Ionut Tranca
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
III-Nitride-Based Light-Emitting Devices Guest Editors: Daisuke Iida, Zhe Zhuang
Deadline: 10 February 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
Compounds with Polar Metallic Bonding Volume II Guest Editor: Constantin Hoch
Deadline: 20 February 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
Relationships between Processing and Properties of Magnesium-Based Alloys Guest Editors: Björn Wiese, Mert Celikin, Chamini L. Mendis
Deadline: 28 February 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
Spectroscopic Insights into Molecular Crystals Guest Editors: Adam Szukalski, Karolina Haupa, Filippo Fabbri
Deadline: 25 March 2023
Topical Collection in Crystals
Reviews of Crystal Engineering Collection Editor: Sławomir Grabowski
Topical Collection in Crystals
Review Collections on Hybrid and Composite Crystalline Materials Collection Editor: Leonid Kustov
Topical Collection in Crystals
Review Papers in Microstructures of Alloys Collection Editor: Cyril Cayron
Topical Collection in Crystals
Review Papers in 'Biomolecular Crystals' Collection Editor: Abel Moreno
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