Crystals is a peer-reviewed, open access journal, published monthly online by MDPI, that covers all aspects of Crystallography.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
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  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Crystallography) / CiteScore - Q2 (Condensed Matter Physics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 10.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • 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: 2.7 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.6 (2022)
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Topic in Chemistry, Compounds, Crystals, Materials, Molecules
Advanced Structural Crystals Topic Editors: Małgorzata Hołyńska, Ionut Tranca
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Ceramics, Coatings, Crystals, Materials, Metals
Properties of the Corroding Interface Topic Editors: Yanxin Qiao, Zhibin Zheng, Lanlan Yang
Deadline: 20 November 2023
Topic in Coatings, Compounds, Crystals, Materials, Metals
Phase Diagram, Phase Transition and Advanced Materials Design Topic Editors: Lijun Zhang, Ying Tang, Renhai Shi
Deadline: 31 December 2023
Topic in Crystals, Entropy, Materials, Metals, Nanomaterials
High-Performance Multicomponent Alloys Topic Editors: Xusheng Yang, Honghui Wu, Wangzhong Mu
Deadline: 29 February 2024
Special Issue in Crystals
GaN-Based Materials and Their Devices Guest Editors: Athith Krishna, Dunjun Chen
Deadline: 10 August 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
Functionalization of Inorganic Silica-Based Materials Guest Editors: Marta Corno, Massimo Delle Piane
Deadline: 15 August 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
Radioactive Isotopes Based Materials Characterization Guest Editors: Juliana Schell, Adeleh Mokhles Gerami
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
Hot Deformation Characteristics of Metallic Materials Guest Editors: Seyedvahid Sajjadifar, Malte Vollmer
Deadline: 15 September 2023
Topical Collection in Crystals
Reviews of Crystal Engineering Collection Editor: Sławomir Grabowski
Topical Collection in Crystals
Review Papers in 'Biomolecular Crystals' Collection Editor: Abel Moreno
Topical Collection in Crystals
Review Papers in Microstructures of Alloys Collection Editor: Cyril Cayron
Topical Collection in Crystals
Review Collections on Hybrid and Composite Crystalline Materials Collection Editor: Leonid Kustov
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