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Acta Materialia

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Acta Materialia
DisciplineMaterials science
Edited byGregory S. Rohrer
Publication details
Former name(s)
Acta Metallurgica, Acta Metallurgica et Materialia
Elsevier, on behalf of Acta Materialia Inc.
8.3 (2023)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Acta Mater.
ISSN1359-6454 (print)
1873-2453 (web)
OCLC no.473236745

Acta Materialia is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published twenty times per year by Elsevier on behalf of Acta Materialia Inc. The editor-in-chief is Gregory S. Rohrer. The journal covers research on all aspects of materials science and publishes original papers and commissioned reviews called Overviews.[1]



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. Since 1956, it was published by Pergamon Press, with the imprint being retained for some time after the acquisition by Elsevier. It incorporates Nanostructured Materials that was published independently from 1992 to 1999. Scripta Materialia was established in 1967 as a companion journal, publishing rapid communications as well as opinion articles called Viewpoints.

Abstracting and indexing


The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2023 impact factor of 8.3.[2]

See also



  1. ^ "Acta Materialia". ScienceDirect. Retrieved 2023-02-12.
  2. ^ "Acta Materialia". 2023 Journal Citation Reports (Science ed.). Clarivate. 2024 – via Web of Science.