Aims & scope - Materials Science

The Materials Science section publishes articles that address the design, engineering, characterization and/or application of materials. The articles in this section cover techniques and experimental or theoretical-modeling studies on the relationship between structures, properties, and the use of materials. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, materials for energy and catalysis (fuel cells, batteries, supercapacitors, electrolysers, photovoltaic cells), Functional materials (polymers and polymer composites, ceramics, alloys and others), nanoscale materials (nanoparticle synthesis and applications), soft materials (polymers, membranes), structural materials (concrete and cement, geopolymers, materials for construction), 2D and 3D materials, carbon materials, biomaterials.

Some sample articles from the Materials section:

Sustainable life cycle design aspects: how aware are material scientists?

Decoupled multicomponent potential theory of adsorption of gas mixtures.

Natural fibres in next-to-skin textiles: current perspectives on human body odour

A review on the recycling of waste carbon fibre/glass fibre-reinforced composites: fibre recovery, properties and life-cycle analysis

Metal oxide nanoparticles and their applications in nanotechnology,