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Materials Science

Open Access at Taylor & Francis

Find the right home for your research.

We publish a broad range of fully open access materials science journals, concerned with all aspects of material science including nanomaterials and nanocomposites, ceramics, plastics, monomers, polymers and composites, catalytic science, heat treatment, and surface engineering.

Open access means rapid publication, and increased visibility and discoverability. For our authors, greater visibility results in increased readership and citations, and a chance to make an impact beyond their field to inform policymakers, media, industry and more.

I encourage you to explore the collection of Open Access titles in this field and discover more about what we can offer the global materials science community.

Edel Heslin, Portfolio Manager for Material Sciences

 

Materials Research Letters

2019 Impact Factor: 6.600

A high impact, fast communication letters journal for the materials research community, by the materials research community.

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Science And Technology of Advanced Materials

2019 Impact Factor: 5.799

A leading open access, international journal for outstanding research articles across all aspects of materials science.

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Designed Monomers and Polymers

2019 Impact Factor: 1.750

Publishing peer-reviewed papers and short topical reviews, the journal aims to bridge the gap between monomer synthesis and the design of new polymers.

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Journal of Experimental Nanoscience

2019 Impact Factor: 2.169

An international and multidisciplinary journal providing a showcase for advances in the experimental sciences underlying nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

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New for 2021

European Journal of Materials is a fully open access materials science and engineering journal. Published on behalf of the Federation of European Materials Societies covering research into the functional and structural behaviour of materials.

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Publishing research on the application-specific features of materials in medical, energy, transportation, construction and other industries in the following subject areas: 

  • Functional materials
  • Structural materials
  • Processing
  • Characterisation and modelling
  • Energy, transport and environment
  • Biomaterials for life science and healthcare
  • Bio-based materials
  • Raw materials and recycling
  • Education, strategy and technology transfer

For more information or to submit your research, visit the journal's instructions for authors.

International Journal of Smart and Nano Materials

Indexed in CASSI, ESCI, Scopus and more

Publishing cutting-edge research into smart and nano materials and their applications.

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Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composites Science

Indexed in CAS, Scopus, ESCI and more

Research addressing advanced and automated manufacturing challenges in structural polymer-based composites and multifunctional materials.

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Nanocomposites

Indexed in ESCI, Scopus, and more

Dealing with all aspects of polymeric and ceramic nanocomposites and nano-engineered composites, from nanoparticles, synthesis, morphology, structure, interfacial bonding, ageing, properties and characterization, to potential applications.

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Journal of Asian Ceramic Societies

2019 Impact Factor: 2.653

Publishing research papers and reviews covering all aspects of science and technology of Ceramics, Glasses, Composites, and related materials. 

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5 Reasons to Publish With Us

  • Get up to 8 times more views for your article by publishing open access.
  • Maximize the impact of your research by publishing in a high-quality journal.
  • Benefit from a rigorous peer review process.
  • Enjoy rapid publication.
  • It's easy to submit thanks to format-free submission.

Catalysis, Structure & Reactivity

Indexed in CAS, DOAJ and more

Reporting the latest advances in structure-function relationships in catalytic science, welcoming research at the interface between chemistry, physics, materials science, and chemical engineering.

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Heat Treatment And Surface Engineering

Published on behalf of IOM3

An international journal aiming to foster scientific understanding and technological development in the areas of heat treatment and surface engineering. 

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International Journal of Biobased Plastics

Publishing reviews as well as original works covering functional polymeric materials made from renewable resources and/or with degradability for use as commodity or engineering materials across the disciplines of chemistry, physics and structural design.

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Liquid Crystals Today

Indexed in ESCI, Scopus, ProQuest and more

A unique forum for research and reviews on all liquid crystal related topics from chemistry to physics, engineering to the biological and materials sciences.  

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Why Publish Open Access?

Publishing open access can increase the visibility of your research, helping you make an impact beyond your field.
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F1000 Research

F1000Research is an open research publishing platform offering rapid publication of articles and other research outputs with transparent peer-review and the inclusion of all source data.
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Questions about the publishing process?

Visit our dedicated and ever-expanding site for authors, Author Services, to find out more about how to get published and your publishing options.
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