About Separations


Separations (ISSN 2297-8739; CODEN: SEPAF2) is an open access journal that publishes the following types of papers: reviews, regular research papers, and communications. Our aim is to encourage scientists to publish their experimental, numerical, and theoretical results in as much detail as possible.

We aim to provide rigorous peer review and enable rapid publication of cutting-edge research to educate and inspire the scientific community worldwide. Scientists are encouraged to publish their experimental and theoretical results in as much detail as possible. There is no restriction on the maximum length of the papers. The full experimental details must be provided so that the results can be reproduced.


Separations covers all areas of analytical separation and purification, including theory and methodology, equipment and techniques, and computational modeling. However, Separations does not cover the following aspects which may be related to a particular application of separation science: chemometrics, gravity separation, bulk purification, homogenization, statistical modeling, etc.

The scope of the journal includes, but is not limited to:

  • Chemical Separation and Characterization;
  • Natural Products Separation;
  • Pharmaceutical Separation;
  • Environmental Separation and Monitoring;
  • Materials in Separation Science;
  • Separations in Energies;
  • Purification Techniques and Technology;
  • Food and Beverage Separation;
  • Toxicity Separation and Assessment;
  • Chromatography and Separation Methods;
  • Biochemical and Biomolecular Separation;
  • Forensic and Medical Separation.

MDPI Publication Ethics Statement

MDPI is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). MDPI takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. MDPI takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use iThenticate to check submissions against previous publications.

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Copyright / Open Access

Articles published in Separations will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). The copyright is retained by the author(s). MDPI will insert the following note at the end of the published text:

© 2024 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).


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