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Journal of Materials Research
  • ISSN: 0884-2914 (Print), 2044-5326 (Online)
  • Editor: Gary L. Messing The Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • Editorial board
Journal of Materials Research (JMR) is a premier archival materials science journal devoted to publishing new research that demonstrates a significant impact or advance of scientific understanding of interest to the materials research community.

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  • 2016 JMR Paper of the Year awarded
  • 16 May 2017, Gary L. Messing
  • Gayle and Cook have won the 2016 JMR Paper of the Year, for the development and modeling of an indentation method for mapping the time-dependent viscoelastic...

Call for Papers

JMR Call for Papers

Focus Issue on Wide Energy Gap Semiconductors: Material Issues and Device Implications
Submission deadline: November 1, 2017 
This JMR This Focus Issue will present results corresponding to both traditional wide energy gap semiconductors, and some of more recent interest. An emphasis will be placed on the material properties of these semiconductors, and the role that such properties play in defining the range of device applications possible.  

JMR Call for Papers

Focus Issue on Stabilization of organic electronic materials and devices
Submission deadline: December 1, 2017 
This Focus Issue will address both mechanistic aspects that determine the lifetime of materials and devices as well as future strategies with practical relevance for increasing the lifespan and reliability of organic electronics.

JMR Call for Papers

Focus Issue on Soft Magnetic Materials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications
Submission deadline: January 1, 2018 
This JMR Focus Issue will include the latest research on soft magnetic materials for next-generation power electronics, as well as in electrical machines, and coverage of advanced characterization techniques that will be vital to understanding both the nanostructure and dynamical properties in soft magnetic materials.

JMR Call for Papers

Focus Issue on 3D Printing of Biomaterials
Submission deadline: February 1, 2018 
This Focus Issue will capture the perspectives of professionals from different disciplines including science, engineering, and medicine towards application of 3D printing in biomaterials.

JMR Call for Papers

Focus Issue on Interconnect and Interface Materials for High-Temperature Energy Conversion Technologies
Submission deadline: February 1, 2018 
This JMR Focus Issue will cover advances in the synthesis, processing, and performance of both conventional alloys and unconventional compounds designed for use as electrical interconnects and interfacing materials for these high-temperature energy conversion technologies. Special attention may be given to work relating to experimental and theoretical assessment of the reaction and diffusion kinetics of these interface materials and the volatile, reactive species of energy materials.

JMR Call for Papers

Focus Issue on Fundamental Understanding and Applications of High-Entropy Alloys
Submission deadline: March 1, 2018 
This JMR Focus Issue will provide readers up-to-date information on high-entropy alloys regarding their fundamentals (e.g., formation, thermodynamics, kinetics, structures, defects, mechanical properties, functional properties, environmental properties) and applications (e.g., structural materials, coatings, nuclear materials, high-temperature materials).

JMR Call for Papers

Focus issue: Catalytic engineered materials for commercial and industrial energy applications
Submission deadline: April 1, 2018 
Editors for this JMR Focus Issue invite the materials community to share research on catalytic materials as a fundamental pillar in the development of fuel components, including commercial liquid fuels, hydrogen production and methane reforming.

Call for Proposals for Journal of Materials ResearchCall for Proposals: 2019 JMR Focus Issues
Proposals are being accepted for JMR Focus issues to be published in 2019.


2016 JMR Paper of the Year


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