Journal of Materials Research
2014 Impact Factor: 1.647
Journal of Materials Research (JMR) is a premier archival materials science journal devoted to publishing new research that demonstrates a significant impact or advance of scientific understanding of interest to the materials research community.
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Aims & Scope
Journal of Materials Research (JMR)
is a premier archival journal devoted to publishing materials science research that demonstrates a significant scientific advance or understanding in materials science. The
is particularly interested in advanced materials topics involving ceramics, metals, polymers, combinations, and material combinations related to energy, electrical, magnetic, optical, structural properties and related applications.
- Advanced characterization methods and techniques
- Computational materials science when coupled with experimentation
- Fundamental materials science
- Interfacial science as relates to material process understanding and improvements
- Material property enhancements through advances in materials processing
- Material property enhancements through material design (especially Materials Genome related)
- Material combinations and design that improve system performance
- Nanoscience and nanotechnology
The following topics are outside the scope of JMR—asphalt, concrete, cement, naturally-occurring materials such as clay, minerals, rice husks and traditional materials, and statistically designed experiments—unless a significant improvement in properties or materials science is demonstrated.
Watch an MRS TV interview from the 2014 MRS Spring Meeting with Gary Messing, editor-in-chief, and Scott Misture, principal editor.
The JMR Paper of the Year Award recognizes excellence in advancing materials knowledge through written scholarship. Nominations are due January 20, 2017.Read More »
This second Annual Issue invites full length research and review articles by materials researchers, who have not yet achieved full professorship at the time of submission, for peer review and publication in the January 2017 issue. Read More »
Although each issue of JMR covers a wide range of materials research topics, special focus issues entirely or partly devoted to a single topic are occasionally published. These focus issues allow the journal to provide a comprehensive look at the current research in a particular area of interest to JMR readers.Read More »
Complete instructions for authors wishing to submit manuscripts to the Journal of Materials Research, including manuscript submission requirements, instructions on format and figures, publications keywords list and more.Read More »
Information for Journal of Materials Research editors including Transfer of Copyright Agreement, JMR Policy for Review and Publication of Manuscripts Authored by Editors, MRS Policy on Publication Ethics and Responsibilities and MRS Publications Keyword List.Read More »
This page includes the names of the JMR editor-in-chief, the associate editors for biomaterials, metallic materials and polymers and organic materials, as well as principal editors, as well as the names of MRS staff who work with JMR.Read More »
A premier publication devoted to original research encompassing all aspects of materials science, the Journal of Materials Research (JMR) provides a combination of high-quality peer-reviewed research articles consisting of archival papers, materials communications and reviews. Published semimonthly, JMR provides a consistent level of quality editorial contributions from leaders in the materials research community so you can count on consistent readership and frequent exposures for your advertising message.Read More »
The Journal of Materials Research (JMR) welcomes manuscripts describing new research that demonstrates a significant impact or advance of scientific understanding of interest to the materials research community.Read More »
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disseminate information relevant to the interest of the materials community.
The MRS Bulletin,Journal of
Materials Research, MRS Communications, MRS Energy & Sustainability
– A Review Journal, and the MRS Symposium Proceedings fulfill part of this
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