Gels (ISSN 2310-2861; CODEN: GELSAZ) is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on physical and chemical gels. Gels is published quarterly online by MDPI.
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  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
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Special Issue in Gels
Tough Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications 2.0 Guest Editor: Bruce P. Lee
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Gels
Mathematical Modeling of Hydrogels: Gelation, Physical Properties, and Drug Delivery 2.0 Guest Editors: Filippo Rossi, Mark W. Tibbitt
Deadline: 30 April 2021
Special Issue in Gels
Organogels: State of the Art Guest Editor: Pablo Di Chenna
Deadline: 31 May 2021
Special Issue in Gels
Polysaccharide Hydrogels 2.0 Guest Editor: Bjørn Torger Stokke
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Topical Collection in Gels
Feature Papers in Gel Materials Collection Editor: David Díaz Díaz
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