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The Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids publishes review articles, research papers, and Letters to the Editor on amorphous and glassy materials, including inorganic, organic, polymeric, hybrid and metallic systems. Papers on partially glassy materials, such as glass-ceramics and glass-matrix composites, and papers involving the liquid state are also included in so far as the properties of the liquid are relevant for the formation of the solid.

In all cases the papers must demonstrate both novelty and importance to the field, by way of significant advances in understanding or application of non-crystalline solids; in the case of Letters, a compelling case must also be made for expedited handling.

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Editorial board


  • L. Huang
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 12180-3522, United States
  • B.G. Potter
    The University of Arizona Department of Materials Science and Engineering, 4715 E. Fort Lowell Rd., Tucson, Arizona, 85721-0072, United States
  • E. D. Zanotto
    Federal University of Sao Carlos, Rod. Washington Luis, Km. 235, 13.565-905 São Carlos, Brazil
  • J.W. Zwanziger
    Dalhousie University Department of Chemistry, 6274 Coburg Road, Halifax, B3H 4J3, Nova Scotia, Canada

Editorial Advisory Board

  • J.L. Adam
    Université de Rennes I, UMR CNRS 6226, Rennes cedex, France
  • R.M. Almeida
    University of Lisbon Higher Technical Institute, Lisboa, Portugal
  • R.K. Brow
    Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, United States
  • G. Dalba
    University of Trento, Trento, Italy
  • J. Deubener
    Clausthal University of Technology, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
  • O. Dymshits
    Vavilov State Optical Institute, Sankt Peterburg, Russian Federation
  • S.R. Elliott
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • M. Ferrari
    National Research Council Institute of Photonics and Nanotechnologies Branch of Trento, Trento, Italy
  • J. Heo
    Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Korea, Republic of
  • H. Hosono
    Tokyo Institute of Technology - Suzukakedai Campus, Yokohama, Japan
  • H. Jain
    Lehigh University, Bethlehem, United States
  • K. Kelton
    Washington University in St Louis, Saint Louis, United States
  • T. Komatsu
    Nagaoka University of Technology, Nagaoka, Japan
  • J.C. Mauro
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, United States
  • Y. Messaddeq
    Laval University Pavilion of Optics and Photonics, Quebec, Canada
  • C. Pantano
    The Pennsylvania State University Materials Research Institute, University Park, United States
  • J.R. Qiu
    South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
  • S. Ribeiro
    Federal University of Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Christian Rüssel Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Dr. Ing.-habil. Dr. h.c.
    Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Jena, Germany
  • S. Sen
    University of California Davis, Davis, United States
  • K. Simmons-Potter
    University of Arizona, Tucson, United States
  • M. Tomozawa
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, United States
  • A.K. Varshneya
    Saxon Glass Technologies Inc, Alfred, United States
  • Y.Z. Yue
    Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

Former Editors

  • J.D. Mackenzie
  • D.L. Kinser
  • R.A. Weeks
  • J.H. Simmons