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.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Inspec, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Crystallography) / CiteScore - Q2 (General Chemical Engineering)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 11.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.4 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • 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: 2.670 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.688 (2021)
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Topic in Nanomaterials, Polymers, Applied Sciences, Crystals, Electronic Materials
Optoelectronic Materials Topic Editors: Tzi-yi Wu, Ali Belarouci
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Topic in Crystals, Liquids, Materials, Molecules, Nanomaterials
Recent Advances in Liquid Crystals Topic Editors: Jiatong Sun, Xiaoqian Wang
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Crystals, J. Compos. Sci., Materials, Metals
Modern Material Technologies Intended for Industrial Applications Topic Editors: Tomasz Tański, Andrzej N. Wieczorek, Marcin Staszuk
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Topic in Chemistry, Compounds, Crystals, Materials, Molecules
Advanced Structural Crystals Topic Editors: Małgorzata Hołyńska, Ionut Tranca
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
Active Hybrid Soft Metamaterials Guest Editors: Giuseppe Emanuele Lio, Roberto Caputo, Francesco Riboli
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
Mineral Processes for Climate Change Mitigation Guest Editors: Ian Power, Carlos Paulo, Kwon Rausis
Deadline: 10 April 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
Frontiers of Perovskite Solar Cells Guest Editors: Jing Wei, Fangze Liu
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Special Issue in Crystals
Organic-Framework-Based Porous Nanostructures: Synthesis and Their Potential in Photo-Electro Catalysis and Bio-Sensing Guest Editors: Ganesh Koyyada, Naresh Mameda, Anil Reddy Marri
Deadline: 13 May 2023
Topical Collection in Crystals
Reviews of Crystal Engineering Collection Editor: Sławomir Grabowski
Topical Collection in Crystals
Reviews in Liquid Crystals Collection Editors: Vladimir Chigrinov, Aleksey Kudreyko
Topical Collection in Crystals
Review Collections on Hybrid and Composite Crystalline Materials Collection Editor: Leonid Kustov
Topical Collection in Crystals
Review Papers in Microstructures of Alloys Collection Editor: Cyril Cayron
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