Journal History

2011 The inaugural issue released, initially published as a quarterly journal.
2015 Crystals was indexed in the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science).
2016 Crystals received its first Impact Factor of 2.075.
Crystals adopted a monthly publication schedule.
2017 Crystals announced the first edition of the Travel Awards.
Crystals established the following sections:
2018 Crystals published its 1000th paper.
Crystals held the 1st International E-Conference on Crystals.
Crystals received an Impact Factor of 2.144 for the year 2018; the 5-year Impact Factor was 1.982.
Crystals announced the second edition of the Travel Awards.
Crystal Engineering and Interactions in Crystal Structures (Link not available) were rearranged to create two new section Crystalline Materials (Link not available) and Crystal Engineering, respectively.
2019 Crystals started the Reviewer Board and Topic Board project.
Crystals announced the third edition of the Travel Award.
2020 Crystals received an Impact Factor of 2.404 for the year 2020.
Crystals held the 2nd International Online Conference on Crystals.
Crystals announced the third of the Travel Award.
Crystals established the following sections:
2021

Crystals received an Impact Factor of 2.589 for the year 2021.

Crystals announced the fourth of the Travel Award.

Crystals established the following sections:

Editor-in-Chief

 
2011-2014 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Gerd Meyer
2015- Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Helmut Cölfen
2017-2018 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Shujun Zhang for Section “Crystal Engineering
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Charles Rosenblatt for Section “Liquid Crystals
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Sławomir J. Grabowski for Section “Interactions in Crystal Structures
2018-2019 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Sławomir J. Grabowski for the section “Crystal Engineering
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Abel Moreno for the section “Biomolecular Crystals
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Charles Rosenblatt for the section “Liquid Crystals
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Shujun Zhang for the section “Crystalline Materials
2020- Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Sławomir J. Grabowski for the section “Crystal Engineering
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Abel Moreno for the section “Biomolecular Crystals
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Charles Rosenblatt for the section “Liquid Crystals
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Shujun Zhang for the section "Inorganic Crystalline Materials"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Neil Champness for the section "Organic Crystalline Materials"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Jesús Sanmartín-Matalobos for the section "Macromolecular Crystals"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Leonid Kustov for the section "Hybrid and Composite Crystalline Materials"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang W. Schmahl for the section "Mineralogical Crystallography and Biomineralization"
Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Heike Lorenz  for the section "Industrial Crystallization"
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