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.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Inspec, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • 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 10.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • 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: 2.7 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.6 (2022)
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Topic in Catalysts, Coatings, Crystals, Nanomaterials, Surfaces
Surface and Interface Engineering in Catalytic and Optoelectronic Applications Topic Editors: Wei-Chun Chen, Shou-Yi Kuo, Cheng-Ying Chen, Li-Syuan Lu, Kun-An Chiu, Che-Chin Chen
Deadline: 10 March 2024
Topic in Alloys, Coatings, Crystals, Materials, Metals
Microstructure and Properties in Metals and Alloys, 2nd Volume Topic Editors: Andrea Di Schino, Claudio Testani
Deadline: 31 March 2024
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 2024
Topic in Catalysts, Coatings, Crystals, Energies, Materials, Nanomaterials
Interfacial Bonding Design and Applications in Structural and Functional Materials Topic Editors: Junlei Qi, Pengcheng Wang
Deadline: 20 July 2024
Special Issue in Crystals
Electronic Phenomena of Transition Metal Oxides Volume II Guest Editors: Krzysztof Szot, Christian Rodenbücher
Deadline: 15 March 2024
Special Issue in Crystals
Physical and Mechanical Properties of Magnesium Alloys and Composites (Volume II) Guest Editors: Erdem Karakulak, Huseyin Sevik
Deadline: 20 March 2024
Special Issue in Crystals
Metamaterials and Their Devices Guest Editors: Youngpak Lee, Haiyu Zheng, Bui Xuan Khuyen
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Special Issue in Crystals
Recent Advances in Photonic Crystal and Optical Devices Guest Editors: Muhammad Ali Butt, Svetlana Nikolaevna Khonina
Deadline: 20 April 2024
Topical Collection in Crystals
Reviews of Crystal Engineering Collection Editor: Sławomir Grabowski
Topical Collection in Crystals
Reviews in Liquid Crystals Collection Editors: Vladimir Chigrinov, Aleksey Kudreyko
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
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