Materials Research Society Journals and Book Series


Discover the MRS journals, archives and book series now published with Springer

New for 2021: MRS journals are now published with Springer

Journals and archives from the Materials Research Society are now published with Springer. Find out more about these titles on the journal homepages and submit your paper today.MRS logo


MRS is an organization of materials researchers worldwide that promotes communication for the advancement of interdisciplinary materials research and technology to improve the quality of life. 

All content published in MRS journals is freely accessible to MRS members. 

MRS Spring offer: Free Articles from MRS Bulletin

On the occasion of the 2021 MRS Spring Virtual Meeting & Exhibit, we invite you to read selected articles from MRS Bulletin for free through May

Journals and archives of the Materials Research Society

MRS Bulletin Society-jnls-teaser-images © Springer

MRS Bulletin is one of the most widely recognized and highly respected publications in advanced materials research. Each month, MRS Bulletin provides a comprehensive overview of a specific materials theme topic, along with materials news and features, industry and policy developments, and MRS and materials-community news and events. Beginning in 2021, the MRS Bulletin Impact section will publish high-impact original research articles in every issue. Learn more

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A pathway to desired functionalities in vertically aligned nanocomposites and related architectures
Solid-state ionics: The key to the discovery and domination of lithium batteries: some learnings from β-alumina and titanium disulfide
Theoretical modeling of tunable vibrations of three-dimensional serpentine structures for simultaneous measurement of adherent cell mass and modulus
Translation of laser-based three-dimensional printing technologies
A deep learning approach to the inverse problem of modulus identification in elasticity
Far-from-equilibrium effects of electric and electromagnetic fields in ceramics synthesis and processing

Journal of Materials ResearchJournal of Materials Research

Journal of Materials Research (JMR) publishes the latest advances about the creation of new materials and materials with novel functionalities, fundamental understanding of processes that control the response of materials, and development of materials with significant performance improvements relative to the state-of-the-art materials. The journal publishes full-length research articles and reviews. Learn more

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First report on entire sets of experimentally determined interdiffusion coefficients in quaternary and quinary high-entropy alloys
Annual Issue: JMR Early Career Scholars in Materials Science


MRS Communications Society-jnls-teaser-images © Springer

MRS Communications publishes research letters and prospective articles—forward-looking, authoritative assessments on materials research that are impactful, urgent, and of broad interest to the materials community. Learn more

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Insensitivity of the extent of surface reduction of ceria on termination: comparison of (001), (110), and (111) faces
Additive manufacturing for COVID-19: devices, materials, prospects, and challenges
Deep materials informatics: Applications of deep learning in materials science
Synthetic biology for fibers, adhesives, and active camouflage materials in protection and aerospace


MRS Advances Society-jnls-teaser-images © Springer

MRS Advances is an archival, peer-reviewed journal reporting snapshots of work in progress on key materials topics identified by leading-edge MRS Meeting programming. The journal covers new and emerging science and is designed to reflect the way materials researchers work, write, publish and share their results. MRS Advances accepts contributed articles and invited reviews. Learn more

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Novel Antimicrobial Surfaces to Defeat COVID-19 Transmission
Quantitative Disorder Analysis and Particle Removal Efficiency of Polypropylene-Based Masks
Effect of Ultraviolet C Disinfection Treatment on the Nanomechanical and Topographic Properties of N95 Respirator Filtration Microfibers
Antimicrobial Copper Cold Spray Coatings and SARS-CoV-2 Surface Inactivation
Strap Performance of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators After Multiple Decontamination Cycles
Ångström- and Nano-scale Pore-Based Nucleic Acid Sequencing of Current and Emergent Pathogens
Origami based ultraviolet C device for low cost portable disinfection- using a parametric approach to design
Assessing the effect of radioactive waste glass dissolution on early stage radionuclide migration using simplified geological repository Monte Carlo transport models
Wearable nanocomposite kinesiology tape for distributed muscle engagement monitoring
Evaluating magnesium alloy WE43 for bioresorbable coronary stent applications


MRS Energy & Sustainability Society-jnls-teaser-images © Springer

MRS Energy & Sustainability addresses broad perspectives in energy and sustainability as they relate to the impact of materials research on society.  The journal welcomes reviews, original research articles, commentaries and perspectives. Learn more

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Solar energy and the circular economy: An introduction
Rise of the sustainable circular economy platform from waste plastics: A biotechnological perspective
Enabling sustainable critical materials for battery storage through efficient recycling and improved design: A perspective
Advances and obstacles in pressure-driven solid-state colling: A review of barocaloric materials


MRS Online Proceedings Library Society-jnls-teaser-images © Springer(OPL) archive

MRS Online Proceedings Library (OPL), an archive of 70,000+ conference proceedings containing content spanning 1980 to 2015, consists of over 500,000 pages.  The OPL documents the development of materials research as presented at MRS Meetings, and features papers by eminent materials scientists who have shaped the field.  It serves as a lasting resource for the next generations of scholars and researchers.  The OPL also represents a record of MRS’s distinctive history and world-renowned Meetings and speakers. The archive contains numerous papers by many Nobel Laureates (including Whittingham, Goodenough, Stoddart, Feringa, Geim and more) and continues to garner tremendous usage across the materials community. 

Available on SpringerLink in 2021

MRS Internet Journal of Nitride Society-jnls-teaser-images © SpringerSemiconductor Research

MRS Internet Journal of Nitride Semiconductor Research (MIJ-NSR), launched by MRS in 1996, was a freely accessible online-only, peer-reviewed, archival journal devoted to group-III nitride semiconductor research.  

This archive will be available on SpringerLink in 2021. 


MRS Book Series MRS Book Series

This collaboration between MRS and Springer Nature is our premium, co-branded series publishing across the broad range of topics of interest to the various constituencies represented by MRS. This series will publish textbooks, professional books, monographs, references, and other works that serve the broad materials science and engineering community worldwide. 

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