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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

Early Career Scholars in Materials Science Annual Issue
January 2018

Submission deadline: June 1, 2017 

This third Annual Issue invites full length research and review articles by materials researchers, who have completed their Ph.D but not yet achieved full professorship at the time of submission, for peer review and publication in the January 2018 issue. 

JMR Call for Papers

Focus Issue: Electrocatalysts for Oxygen and Hydrogen Evolution
Submission deadline: August 1, 2017
This Focus Issue will highlight recent developments in electrocatalysts for hydrogen and oxygen evolution reactions, in both fundamental and applied science, from the molecular scale to the reactor and system design.

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 Advanced Atomistic Algorithms in Materials Science
Submission deadline: April 2018 
Research papers are solicited in the development or use of innovative methods that push the boundaries of atomistic simulations in materials science. Papers concerning novel atomistic methods that are uniquely able to leverage modern computer architectures are also encouraged.

JMR Call for Papers

Focus Issue on Porous Carbon and Carbonaceous Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage
Submission deadline: May 2018 
This JMR Focus Issue will present a broad range of topics covering the synthesis, characterization and applications of porous carbon and carbonaceous materials. Both original research articles and reviews dedicated to the demonstration of the versatile roles of these materials in energy conversion and storage will be considered. 

JMR Call for Papers

Focus Issue on Wide Energy Gap Semiconductors: Material Issues and Device Implications
Submission deadline: June 2018 
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.  

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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