Materials — Open Access Journal

Materials (ISSN 1996-1944; CODEN: MATEG9) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of materials science and engineering published semi-monthly online by MDPI. The Portuguese Materials Society (SPM)Spanish Materials Society (SOCIEMAT) and Manufacturing Engineering Society (MES) are affiliated with Materials and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • 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 (Web of Science), Ei Compendex and other databases. Citations available in PubMed, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 3.5, which equals rank 173/460 in 'General Materials Science'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.1 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 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: 3.057 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.424 (2019)
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Special Issue in Materials
Electroceramic Materials Guest Editor: Antonio Feteira
Deadline: 30 September 2020
Special Issue in Materials
Magnetic Techniques for Molecular Diagnostics and Analysis of Biomolecules Guest Editor: Joerg Schotter
Deadline: 15 October 2020
Special Issue in Materials
Advanced Materials for Aluminium-ion Battery Guest Editor: Andrew Cruden
Deadline: 31 October 2020
Special Issue in Materials
Novel Biodegradable and Renewable Polymer-Based Nanohybrids and Applications Guest Editor: Erlantz Lizundia
Deadline: 15 November 2020
Topical Collection in Materials
Advanced Biomaterials for Cells Adhesion, Proliferation and Differentiation Collection Editor: Guoping Chen
Topical Collection in Materials
Luminescent Materials Collection Editor: Hubertus Hintzen
Topical Collection in Materials
Concrete and Construction Materials Collection Editor: Sara Cattaneo
Topical Collection in Materials
Materials and Technologies for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Collection Editors: Antonino Salvatore Aricò, Vincenzo Baglio, Francesco Lufrano
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