Crystals (ISSN 2073-4352; CODEN: CRYSBC) 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 by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus, SciFinder (CAS)Inspec (IET) and other databases.
  • CiteScore 2019 (Scopus): 2.9, ranks 103/281 in 'General Chemical Engineering', 208/460 in 'General Materials Science', and 191/403 in 'Condensed Matter Physics'.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 13.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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: 2.404 (2019) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.376 (2019)
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Special Issue in Crystals
Functionalization of Inorganic Silica-Based Materials Guest Editors: Marta Corno, Massimo Delle Piane
Deadline: 20 March 2021
Special Issue in Crystals
Crystal Growth from Liquid Phase Guest Editors: Yasunori Okano, Sadik Dost
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Crystals
Approach of Serial Crystallography Guest Editor: Ki Hyun Nam
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Topical Collection in Crystals
Structure and Properties of Quasicrystals Collection Editor: Enrique Maciá Barber
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