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 (General Chemical Engineering)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 12.3 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 2021).
  • 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: 2.589 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.615 (2020)
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Topic in Crystals, Polymers, Reactions
Polymer Crystallization Editors-in-Chief: Jun Xu, Rufina G. Alamo, Günter Reiter
Deadline: 31 December 2021
Topic in Crystals, Minerals
Iron Concentrate Particles Deadline: 21 March 2022
Topic in Crystals, Metals
Single-Crystal Ni-Based Alloys Editor-in-Chief: Hongbiao Dong
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Crystals, Energies, Reactions, Chemistry
Electrolyte Design and Interface Engineering toward Safer Energy Storage Editors-in-Chief: Changhong Wang, Xiaofei Yang
Deadline: 1 May 2022
Special Issue in Crystals
Nucleic Acid Crystallography Guest Editor: Blaine Mooers
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Special Issue in Crystals
Synthesis and Properties of Light-Emitting Liquid Crystals (Volume II) Guest Editor: Shigeyuki Yamada
Deadline: 15 November 2021
Special Issue in Crystals
Polycrystalline Varieties of Diamond Guest Editor: Felix V. Kaminsky
Deadline: 1 December 2021
Special Issue in Crystals
Scintillator & Phosphor Materials Guest Editors: David Stratos, Ioannis Kandarakis, Jung-Yeol Yeom
Deadline: 10 December 2021
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