Acta Materialia, Acta Biomaterialia, Scripta Materialia, Materialia Journals

Scripta Materialia

Scripta Materialia is a LETTERS journal of Acta Materialia, providing a forum for the rapid publication of short communications on the relationship between the structure and the properties of inorganic materials. The emphasis is on originality rather than incremental research. Short reports on the development of materials with novel or substantially improved properties are also welcomed. Emphasis is on either the functional or mechanical behavior of metals, ceramics and semiconductors at all length scales.

The following aspects are of particular interest:

  1. Discovery or development of new materials with novel functional or mechanical properties of potential engineering interests
  2. Characterization of the structure and chemistry of materials for understanding the properties
  3. Cutting-edge experiments and theory for understanding structure-property relationships
  4. Novelty in simulation and modeling in the context of understanding properties, preferably combined with experimental verification
  5. Elucidation of the mechanisms involved in the synthesis and processing of materials as a route to the elucidation of properties

In addition, Scripta Materialia publishes comments on papers published in Acta Materialia and Scripta Materialia. The journal also publishes Viewpoint Sets, which are a collection of invited short articles focused on topics of current interest within the scope of the journal and coordinated by invited guest editors.

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Portrait of Professor Christopher A. Schuh

Professor Christopher A. Schuh

Coordinating Editor/Governor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Mechanical Engineering, Materials Departments

University of California, Santa Barbara

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Physical Metallurgy Laboratory

French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission

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Materials Science, Electrical Engineering and Physics

Duke University

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Institute for Materials Research

Tohoku University

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Portrait of Professor Oliver Gutfleisch

Professor Oliver Gutfleisch

Associate Editor

Department Functional Materials

Technical University of Darmstadt

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Clayton Campus, Monash University

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Graduate Institute of Ferrous Technology

Pohang University of Science & Technology

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Portrait of Prof. Lei Lu

Prof. Lei Lu


Institute of Metal Research

Chinese Academy of Sciences

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School of Materials Science and Engineering

Tsinghua University

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School of Engineering

Brown University

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School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Nanyang Technological University

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

Lehigh University

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Institut Lumière Matière, Lyon Tech-La Doua

University of Lyon

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Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University

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Department of Physics

City University of Hong Kong

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