Crystals is a peer-reviewed, open access journal, published monthly online by MDPI, that covers all aspects of Crystallography.
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Crystallography) / CiteScore - Q2 (General Chemical Engineering)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 11.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2022).
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Impact Factor: 2.670 (2021) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.688 (2021)
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Topic in Crystals, Eng, Materials, Chemistry, Nanoenergy Advances
First-Principles Simulation—Nano-Theory Topic Editors: Paolo Restuccia, James Ren
Deadline: 20 August 2022
Topic in Crystals, Minerals
Iron Concentrate Particles Topic Editors: Yufeng Guo, Shuai Wang, Mao Chen, Kexin Jiao, Lingzhi Yang, Feng Chen, Fuqiang Zheng
Deadline: 31 August 2022
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: 20 December 2022
Topic in Applied Sciences, Crystals, Materials, Metals, Nanomaterials
Metal Matrix Composites: Recent Advancements Topic Editors: Manoj Gupta, Tirumalai S. Srivatsan, Pradeep K. Rohatgi
Deadline: 31 January 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
Ferroelectric and Piezoelectric Crystals Guest Editors: Guisheng Xu, Yizheng Tang
Deadline: 15 August 2022
Special Issue in Crystals
Crystal Plasticity (Volume II) Guest Editor: Wojciech Polkowski
Deadline: 31 August 2022
Special Issue in Crystals
Advances of Welding Materials Guest Editor: Shanping Lu
Deadline: 15 September 2022
Special Issue in Crystals
Crystals, Films and Nanocomposite Scintillators (Volume II) Guest Editor: Yuriy Zorenko
Deadline: 30 September 2022
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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