Journals in Materials Science

Our journals provide authors and readers with comprehensive coverage across materials science, spanning ground breaking discoveries to highly specialized research; offering exceptional diversity, high quality peer review, rapid publication, maximum visibility and the widest choice.

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Writing, submitting and publishing your research takes up a lot of time and energy. We develop faster, more effective and truly innovative solutions to improve the manuscript submission and peer review process.
Our commitment to reducing publication times enables authors to publish their results faster than ever before.

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If your manuscript submission gets rejected, the editor may suggest to transfer your manuscript to a more suitable journal.
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Open access options

Open access lies at the core of Elsevier’s publishing mission – in fact, today, more than 90 percent of the journals we launch are gold OA and over 1,900 of our subscription titles offer gold OA options. That means finding the right open access home for your research is easy.

Whatever route you choose, publishing with Elsevier means your work benefits from the input of expert editors and reviewers. And if you publish gold open access, it is immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download from ScienceDirect. Our gold OA titles also feature in major indexes and databases.

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Best of Materials Science

A collection of articles showcasing some of the most exciting materials science research.

Free access to papers from the Acta Materialia Award winners

15 papers authored by the Gold, Silver, and Holloman Acta Materialia Inc. Awards winners.

Fast Publication in Materials Science

Current review and production time averages for our Materials Science journals.

Article selection: Materials Science in China

Read a selection of high quality research and review papers about China.


Read the latest news from Materials Today


Discover a complete list of international events in the field of Materials Science

Materials Today evolving into materials science

We are pleased to announce that Materials Today has evolved beyond a single publication to become the home of materials science at Elsevier: dedicated to the creation and sharing of materials science knowledge and experience, the Materials Today family comprises peer-reviewed journals, industry magazines,  academic conferences, and much more.

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Acta Materialia Inc. family of journals

The Acta Materialia Inc. Family of Journals includes a collection of journals and awards in the field of Materials Science.

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