Crystals — Open Access Journal

Crystals (ISSN 2073-4352; CODEN: CRYSBC) is an open access journal, published monthly online by MDPI, that covers all aspects of crystalline material research, including liquid crystals and biomolecular crystals.
  • Open Access free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: Indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE-Web of Science), Scopus , SciFinder (CAS)Inspec (IET) Current Contents - Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences and other databases.
  • CiteScore 2019 (Scopus): 2.9, ranks 103/281 in 'General Chemical Engineering', 208/460 in 'General Materials Science', and 191/403 in 'Condensed Matter Physics'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 12.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2020).
  • 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: 2.404 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.376 (2019)
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Special Issue in Crystals
Molecular Dynamics and Phase Transition Guest Editors: Kazuya Saito, Takahiro Ueda
Deadline: 15 July 2020
Special Issue in Crystals
Crystallization Under Special and Physical Environments Guest Editor: Abel Moreno
Deadline: 1 August 2020
Special Issue in Crystals
Novel Strategies for Improved Protein Crystallization Guest Editors: Ana Luísa Carvalho, Maria João Romão
Deadline: 15 August 2020
Special Issue in Crystals
Simulation of Crystallization in Complex Atomic and Particulate Systems Guest Editor: Nikos Ch. Karayiannis
Deadline: 20 August 2020
Topical Collection in Crystals
Structure and Properties of Quasicrystals Collection Editor: Enrique Maciá Barber
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