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Materials — Open Access Journal of Materials Science

Materials (ISSN 1996-1944; CODEN: MATEG9) is a peer-reviewed open access journal of materials science and engineering published monthly online by MDPI.
  • 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. For more information on the journal’s Impact Factor, see here. Citations to become available in PubMed soon, full-text archived in PubMed Central.
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed; a first decision is provided to authors approximately 15 days after submission; acceptance to publication undertaken in 5.4 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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: 2.467 (2017) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.325 (2017)

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Materials
Novel Materials and Applicaitons by Nitroxide Mediated Polymerization Guest Editor: Benoit Lessard
Deadline: 20 October 2018
Special Issue in Materials
Auxetic Materials 2017-2018 Guest Editors: Teik-Cheng Lim, Krzysztof Witold Wojciechowski, Andy Alderson
Deadline: 31 October 2018
Special Issue in Materials
Photocatalytic Materials for Energy and Environmental Applications Guest Editors: M. Carmen Román-Martínez, Maria Ángeles Lillo-Ródenas
Deadline: 15 November 2018
Special Issue in Materials
Materials for Photolithography and 3D Printing Guest Editors: Roberta Bongiovanni, Alessandra Vitale
Deadline: 1 December 2018

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Materials
Laser Materials Processing Collection Editors: Frank Müller, Stephan Gräf
Topical Collection in Materials
Luminescent Materials Collection Editor: Hubertus Hintzen
Topical Collection in Materials
Materials and Technologies for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Collection Editors: Antonino Salvatore Aricò, Vincenzo Baglio, Francesco Lufrano
Topical Collection in Materials
Dental Biomaterials Collection Editor: Nikolaos Silikas

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