Acta Materialia

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Acta Materialia  
Acta Materialia cover image.gif
Discipline Materials science
Language English
Edited by Christopher A Schuh
Publication details
Former name(s)
Acta Metallurgica, Acta Metallurgica et Materialia
Publication history
Frequency 20/year
Standard abbreviations
Acta Mater.
ISSN 1359-6454
LCCN 96643329
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 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[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2017 impact factor of 6.036.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Acta Materialia". 2017 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2018. 

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