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Acta Materialia

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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)  Acta Mater.
Language  English
Discipline  Materials science
Edited by  Christopher A Schuh
Acta Materialia
Former names  Acta Metallurgica, Acta Metallurgica et Materialia
Publisher  Elsevier on behalf of Acta Materialia Inc.

Acta Materialia is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published twenty times per year by Elsevier on behalf of Acta Materialia Inc. The coordinating editor is Christopher A. Schuh, Danae and Vasilis Salapatas Professor of Metallurgy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The journal covers research on all aspects of the structure and properties of materials and publishes original papers and commissioned reviews called Overviews.



The journal was established in 1953 as Acta Metallurgica and renamed to Acta Metallurgica et Materialia in 1990, before obtaining its current name in 1996. It incorporates Nanostructured Materials that was published independently from 1992-1999. Scripta Materialia was established in 1967 as a companion journal, publishing rapid communications as well as option articles called Viewpoints.

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 5.058.


Acta Materialia Wikipedia

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