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Acta Materialia

Acta Materialia provides a forum for publishing full-length, original papers and commissioned overviews which advance the in-depth understanding of the relationship between the processing, the structure and the properties of inorganic materials. Papers that have a high impact potential and/or substantially advance the field are sought. The structure encompasses atomic and molecular arrangements, chemical and electronic structures, and microstructure. Emphasis is on either the mechanical or functional behavior of inorganic solids at all length scales down to nanostructures.

The following aspects of the science and engineering of inorganic materials are of particular interest:

  1. Cutting-edge experiments and theory as they relate to the understanding of the properties,
  2. Elucidation of the mechanisms involved in the synthesis and processing of materials specifically as they relate to the understanding of the properties, and
  3. Characterization of the structure and chemistry of materials specifically as it relates to the understanding of the properties.

Acta Materialia welcomes papers that employ theory and/or simulation (or numerical methods) that substantially advance our understanding of the structure and properties of inorganic materials. Such papers should demonstrate relevance to the materials community by, for example, making a comparison with experimental results (in the literature or in the present study), making testable microstructural or property predictions or elucidating an important phenomenon. Papers that focus primarily on model parameter studies, development of methodology or those employing existing software packages to obtain standard or incremental results are discouraged.

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Editors

Portrait of Christopher A. Schuh

Christopher A. Schuh

Coordinating Editor/Governor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

schuh@actamaterialia.org

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Mechanical Engineering, Materials Departments

University of California, Santa Barbara

beyerlein@actamaterialia.org

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Institute for Materials Research

Tohoku University

tadashi.furuhara@actamaterialia.org

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Institut für Metallkunde und Metallphysik

RWTH

gottstein@actamaterialia.org

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Clayton Campus, Monash University

crhutchinson@actamaterialia.org

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Professor Emeritus

UC San Diego

jin@actamaterialia.org

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Institut für Materialphysik

University of Göttingen

kirchheim@actamaterialia.org

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Portrait of Prof. Lei Lu

Prof. Lei Lu

Editor

Institute of Metal Research

Chinese Academy of Sciences

leilu@actamaterialia.org

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School of Engineering

Brown University

padture@actamaterialia.org

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School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Nanyang Technological University

ur@actamaterialia.org

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Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Dept. of Physics

Lehigh University

rickmanrohrer@actamaterialia.org

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Institut Lumière Matière, Lyon Tech-La Doua

University of Lyon

david.rodney@actamaterialia.org

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University

rickmanrohrer@actamaterialia.org

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