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Materials Science-Poland

Material Sciences-Poland online ISSN: 2083-134X (est. in 1974 as Materials Science, ISSN 0137-1339) is an interdisciplinary journal devoted to experimental research into results on the relationships between structure, processing, properties, technology, and uses of materials. Original research articles and review can be only submitted

IMPACT FACTOR 2019: 0.911
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 1.053
CiteScore 2019: 1.9

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2019: 0.273
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2019: 0.488

The review process for submitted papers is a blind peer review.

The fee is 400 EUR until the end of 2020.

The payment should be done after acceptance and before publishing the manuscript to the following bank account in POLAND:

PL 37 1090 2402 0000 0006 1000 0434


Title: Materials Science-Poland, No. of manuscript.


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Plagiarism Policy

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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Back Issues

Back issues papers from vol. 20 / 2002 are available at: www.materialsscience.pwr.wroc.pl/index.php?id=5

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Supplementary Materials

Volume 38 (2020): Issue 2 (Jun 2020)


Open Access License

This journal provides immediate open access to its content under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0 license. Authors who publish with this journal agree to the terms of the above-mentioned CC BY NC ND 4.0 license.

In order to ensure a uniform style throughout the editorial process, the Authors are advised to prepare their paper strictly according to the instructions set below. Because of the formatting errors or due to consistency reasons, the manuscript will not be accepted, both for evaluation and possible further editorial process.

Submission of a manuscript to Materials Science-Poland implies that it is not being considered for the publication elsewhere, and the authors have a necessary authorization to publish the material contained in the paper.

The journal does not have article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges.

The review process for submitted papers is blind peer review.

1. Submission of Manuscripts

To improve and accelerate the processes of review and publication, the journal of Materials Science-Poland has launched the editorial system, available on the webpage:


To submit a new manuscript to our Editorial Office, please use at the first step the window displayed on the left side of your screen ("Create an account") and create your account in the system. Please, remember the password, which will enable you to enter the system and follow the history of you manuscript.
At the second step, use the window on the right side of the Home page: "Sign as an Author" and fill in the Manuscript Submission Form.

1.1. First Submission

The Authors have to submit electronic version of their manuscript in a document (allowed types are: DOC, DOCX, RTF, ODT) containing the complete paper i.e. all the text, references, figures, tables, pictures, drawings and other graphic elements, as well (ALL IN ONE FILE) through the abovementioned editorial system.

For the Authors' convenience, we suggest them to look through the "Guide for the Use of the International System of Units (SI)" (physics.nist.gov/cuu/pdf/sp811.pdf).

1.2. Final Submission

After the paper is accepted for publication, the Authors are supposed to send using the editorial system both a PDF and a DOC (or - possibly - a DOCX and an RTF) documents containing the final version of the COMPLETE manuscript (text, literature, tables, figures, etc.).

The required formats for the graphic files are:
- Figures can be delivered as vector or bitmap files. The total width along with a figure description cannot exceed 70 mm (2.76 in.) or 160 mm (6.23 in.) if reproduced in two columns; the resolution must be at least 300 dpi and at least 8-point font size should be used for descriptions.
- Photographs will be accepted in TIFF or JPG formats. Their minimum resolution must be 300 dpi at the size appropriate for reproduction, and their widths cannot exceed 70 mm (2.76 in.) or 160 mm (6.23 in.) if reproduced in two columns.

2. Organization of the Manuscript

The paper should be formatted on (preferably) A4 (210 mm × 297 mm) or letter size (8.5 in. × 11 in.) page and typed in a one-column format with one inch (25 mm) margin on the top, bottom, right side, and left side.
The Authors should locate the figures/pictures/tables close to the first reference to them in the text and number them consecutively, making no distinction between diagrams and photographs. All pages of the manuscript should be numbered, as well. A figure/picture caption should be placed immediately below the figure. A table caption should be placed immediately above the table. These rules apply both to the PDF and DOC files.

2.1. The First Page

The first page should be organized as follows:
Title of the paper
John A. White1, T. James Brown2,*, Margaret Green2,**
1Affiliation 1
2Affiliation 2
E-mail (only the corresponding author)
An abstract of no more than 200 words.
3 to 5 keywords, separated by semicolons (;).
*(**) Footnote(s)

2.2. Headings, Sub-headings

These should be placed in the body of the paper as appropriate. The Authors are encouraged to conform to the standard sequence of sections (e.g., Introduction; Experimental; Results; Discussion; Conclusions; etc.).

2.3. References

In the manuscript, the references should be numbered consecutively by Arabic numerals in [square brackets] (e.g., [1]; [3, 4]; [7, 11]). The list of references should follow the text of the paper's body and should have the following format:

For a paper in a journal:
[1] KITAMURA T., YOKOYAMA M., J. Appl. Phys., 69 (1991), 821.
For a book:
[2] SWALIN R.A., Thermodynamics of Solids, Wiley, New York, 1962.
For a chapter in a book:
[3] WILD U.P., RENN A., Spectral Hole-Burning, in: DRR H., BOUAS-LAURENT H. (Eds.), Photochromism. Molecules and Systems, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 1990, p. 930.
Journals' abbreviations should be in accordance with the standards of ISI Journal Title Abbreviations.

2.4. Equations

All equations should be typewritten. Equations referred to in the text should be numbered consecutively at the right hand margin with Arabic numerals in parentheses.

2.5. Figures and Graphs

All figures and pictures should be numbered with Arabic numerals, have descriptive captions, and be mentioned in the text. Each figure (as well as other graphic elements) should be placed in the body of the paper as appropriate. All figures and pictures submitted, including chemical schemes, must be of a high standard and resolution for direct reproduction. The figures are supposed to be computer-generated prints of high quality. For more details please, refer to the point 1.2. Final Submission above.

2.6. Tables

The final widths of the tables should not exceed 70 mm (2.76 in.) or 160 mm (6.23 in.) in case of two-columned tables. For more details please, refer to the point 1.2. Final Submission above.

3. Ethical standards

The Journal expects all authors to uphold the highest standards of scientific honesty. In particular, all forms of plagiarism are unacceptable: if necessary the Journal will employ all available legal resources to protect the rights of its authors and defend its academic integrity.

Jan Felba, Wrocław University of Technology, Poland

Deputy Editor:
Jerzy Zdanowski, Wrocław University of Technology, Poland

Honorary Editor:
Juliusz Sworakowski, Wrocław University of Technology, Poland

Advisory Editorial Board:
Chris Bailey, London, UK
Frédéric Bernard, Dijon, France
Mikhaylo S. Brodyn, Kiev, Ukraine
Alexander Bulinski, Ottawa, Canada
J. Paulo Davim, Aveiro, Portugal
Roberto M. Faria, Săo Carlos, Brazil
Andrzej Gałęski, Łódź, Poland
Jerzy Hanuza, Wrocław, Polad
Paweł Hawrylak, Ottawa, Canada
Mietek Jaroniec, Kent, USA
Andrzej Kłonkowski, Gdańsk, Poland
Shin-ya Koshihara, Tokyo, Japan
Krzysztof J. Kurzydłowski, Warsaw, Poland
Jerzy Lis, Cracow, Poland
Tadeusz Luty, Wrocław, Poland
Cezary Madryas, Wrocław, Poland
Bolesław Mazurek, Wrocław, Poland
Ram M. Mehra, New Delhi, India
Bernd Michel, Berlin, Germany
Jan Misiewicz, Wrocław, Poland
Jerzy Mroziński, Wrocław, Poland
Johann Nicolics, Vienna, Austria
Krzysztof Nauka, Palo Alto, CA, U.S.A.
Stanislav Nešpůrek, Prague, Czech Republic
Marek Samoć, Wrocław, Poland
Wiesław Stręk, Wrocław, Poland
Jacek Ulański, Łódź, Poland
Tadeusz Więckowski, Wrocław, Poland
Klaus-Jürgen Wolter, Dresden, Germany

Editorial Office
Managing Editor:
Marek Łata

English Language Editor:
Dr. Małgorzata Kramkowska, Ph.D.

Editorial Office of "Materials Science-Poland"
Wrocław University of Technology
Wybrzeze Wyspianskiego 27
50-370 Wroclaw, Poland
e-mail: MatSci@pwr.edu.pl

Professor Jan Felba, Ph.D.(E. Eng.), D.Sc.
e-mail: MatSci@pwr.edu.pl

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