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Welcome to Materials Theory

Thank you for visiting the home of Materials Theory. 

Our journal publishes in all areas of theoretical materials science and related computational methods. 

Please peruse our recently published articles and be sure to take a look below at our special article collections currently seeking submissions.

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Featured Collection - Characterization of Dislocation Ensembles: Measures and Complexity

Dislocations represent the major emergent defects of crystals under mechanical loads. In this collection, research results are discussed at the frontiers of complexity, measures and characterization of dislocation ensembles.

Featured Collection - Quantum Computing for Materials Simulation

This collection, guest edited by Eric Bylaska and Karol Kowalski of PNNL, focuses on the development and use of quantum computing (QC) and hybrid-QC algorithms for materials modeling.

Featured collection - Quantitative modeling of microstructure and property evolution in heterogeneous materials using the phase-field method

This special collection, edited by Larry Aagesen, Karim Ahmed and Damien Tourret, focuses on the development and utilization of quantitative phase-field methods for investigating the processing-structure-property relationships in heterogeneous materials.

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    66 days to first decision for all manuscripts
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    138 days from submission to acceptance
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