Crystals is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on Crystallography published monthly online by MDPI. The Professional Committee of Key Materials and Technology for Electronic Components (PC-KMTEC) is affiliated with Crystals and its members receive discounts on the article processing charges.
  • 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 (Condensed Matter Physics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 10.8 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 2024).
  • 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: 2.4 (2023); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.4 (2023)
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Topic in Catalysts, Coatings, Crystals, Energies, Materials, Nanomaterials
Interfacial Bonding Design and Applications in Structural and Functional Materials Topic Editors: Junlei Qi, Pengcheng Wang, Yaotian Yan
Deadline: 20 July 2024
Topic in Crystals, Mathematics, Symmetry, Fractal Fract, Axioms
Mathematical Applications of Nonlinear Wave Properties in Crystalline and Dispersive Media Topic Editors: Mahmoud A.E. Abdelrahman, Emad El-Shewy
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Topic in Acoustics, Crystals, Designs, Environments, Sustainability
Towards Sustainable and Liveable Cities: Recent Advances in Noise Control Measures Topic Editors: Heow Pueh Lee, Linus Yinn Leng Ang
Deadline: 30 September 2024
Topic in Catalysts, Crystals, Inorganics, Materials, Molecules, Solids
Advances in Inorganic Synthesis Topic Editors: Andrei V. Shevelkov, Maxim N. Sokolov
Deadline: 31 December 2024
Special Issue in Crystals
Structural Studies in Drug Discovery and Development: From the Lead to the Pharmaceutical Form Guest Editors: Matteo Mori, Fiorella Meneghetti
Deadline: 20 July 2024
Special Issue in Crystals
Polycrystalline Materials – from Design to (Micro)Structural Characterization and Applications Guest Editors: Sanja Burazer, Lidija Androš Dubraja
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Special Issue in Crystals
Advances in Thin Structures and Materials Modelling Guest Editors: Gongye Zhang, Shuitao Gu, Shuohui Yin
Deadline: 15 August 2024
Special Issue in Crystals
Crystallography of Enzymes Guest Editors: Bo Liang, Houfu Guo
Deadline: 20 August 2024
Topical Collection in Crystals
Topic Collection: Mineralogical Crystallography Collection Editor: Vladislav V. Gurzhiy
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