Separations - formerly Chromatography - is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on separation and purification science and technology in all areas of chemical, biological, physical science, and separation performance published monthly online by MDPI. The Central European Group of Separation Sciences (CEGSS) is affiliated with Separations 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 within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Chemistry, Analytical)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 12.2 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).
  • 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: 3.344 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.943 (2021)
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Topic in Energies, Molecules, Nanomaterials, Separations, Sustainability
Carbon Capture Science & Technology (CCST) Topic Editors: Zilong Liu, Meixia Shan, Yakang Jin
Deadline: 15 May 2023
Topic in Chemistry, Foods, IJMS, Molecules, Separations, Nutrients
Recent Trends and Advances in Food Authentication and Traceability Topic Editors: Michael Kontominas, Anastasia Badeka
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Topic in Analytica, Antioxidants, Biomedicines, Nutrients, Separations
Discovery of Bioactive Compounds from Natural Organisms and Their Molecular Mechanisms against Diseases Topic Editors: Jun Dang, Tengfei Ji, Xinxin Zhang
Deadline: 31 July 2023
Topic in Analytica, Molecules, Nanomaterials, Polymers, Separations
Nanomaterials in Green Analytical Chemistry Topic Editors: George Zachariadis, Rosa Peñalver, Natalia Manousi
Deadline: 15 August 2023
Special Issue in Separations
Novel Advances in Ionic Liquid Extraction and Separation Analysis Method Guest Editors: Maria Atanassova, Kojiro Shimojo
Deadline: 30 November 2022
Special Issue in Separations
Development and Application of Green or Sustainable Strategies in Analytical Chemistry Guest Editor: Attilio Naccarato
Deadline: 10 December 2022
Special Issue in Separations
Comprehensive Separations of Complex Mixtures by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry Guest Editors: Miguel Ángel Rodríguez-Delgado, Bárbara Socas-Rodriguez
Deadline: 31 December 2022
Special Issue in Separations
Pollution Gas Toxicity Analysis and Purification Technology Guest Editors: Bin Xu, Yu Gong
Deadline: 10 January 2023
Topical Collection in Separations
Feature Paper Collection in Section 'Materials in Separation Science' Collection Editors: Dimosthenis Giokas, Manolis Manos
Topical Collection in Separations
State of the Art in Analysis of Natural Products and Pharmaceuticals Collection Editor: Paraskevas D. Tzanavaras
Topical Collection in Separations
State of the Art in Separation Science Collection Editor: Victoria Samanidou
Topical Collection in Separations
Topical Advisory Panel" Collection Series: "State of the Art in Plant Omics Analysis in Separations" Collection Editors: Ivana Tomaz, Darko Preiner
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