Recent Progress in Materials is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is devoted to publishing high-quality papers that describe the most significant and cutting-edge research in all areas of Materials. Its aim is to provide timely, authoritative introductions to current thinking, developments and research in carefully selected topics. Also, it aims to enhance the international exchange of scientific activities in materials science and technology.
Recent Progress in Materials publishes original high quality experimental and theoretical papers and reviews on basic and applied research in the field of materials science and engineering, with focus on synthesis, processing, constitution, and properties of all classes of materials. Particular emphasis is placed on microstructural design, phase relations, computational thermodynamics, and kinetics at the nano to macro scale. Contributions may also focus on progress in advanced characterization techniques.
Main research areas include (but are not limited to):
Characterization & Evaluation of Materials
Inorganic nonmetallic materials
Sustainable Materials and Technologies
Special types of Materials
Macro-, micro- and nano structure of materials
Environmental interactions, process modeling
Novel applications of materials
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Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2022): Submission to First Decision: 3 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 9 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 9 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)
Recent Progress in Materials is covered by the following databases and archives:
Full-text long-term archiving and preservation in CLOCKSS
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