Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids has an open access mirror journal Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids: X, sharing the same aims and scope, editorial team, submission system and rigorous peer review.

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


  • B.G. Potter
    Arizona Materials Lab., University of Arizona, 4715 E. Fort Lowell Rd., Tucson, Arizona, AZ 85712-1201, USA
  • E. D. Zanotto
    Vitreous Materials Lab, DEMa, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, Rod. Washington Luis, Km. 235, 13.565-905 São Carlos, Brazil
  • J.W. Zwanziger
    Dept. of Chemistry, Dalhousie University, 6274 Coburg Road, Halifax, B3H 4R2, Nova Scotia, Canada

Editorial Advisory Board

  • J.L. Adam
    Université de Rennes I, Rennes cedex, France
  • R.M. Almeida
    Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal
  • R.K. Brow
    Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, USA
  • G. Dalba
    Università di Trento, Povo (Trento), Italy
  • J. Deubener
    Clausthal University of Technology, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
  • O. Dymshits
    NITIOM Vavilov State Optical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
  • S.R. Elliott
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • M. Ferrari
    National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Trento, Italy
  • J. Heo
    Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, The Republic of Korea
  • H. Hosono
    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan
  • H. Jain
    Lehigh University, Bethlehem, USA
  • K. Kelton
    Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, USA
  • T. Komatsu
    Nagaoka University of Technology, Nagaoka, Japan
  • J.C. Mauro
    Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA
  • Y. Messaddeq
    Center for Optics, Photonics and Lasers, Quebec, Canada
  • C. Pantano
    Materials Research Institute, University Park, USA
  • J.R. Qiu
    South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
  • S. Ribeiro
    Universidade Federal de São Paolo (UNIFESP), Araraquara, Brazil
  • C. Rüssel
    Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Jena, Germany
  • S. Sen
    University of California, Davis, Davis, USA
  • K. Simmons-Potter
    University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
  • M. Tomozawa
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, USA
  • A.K. Varshneya
    Saxon Glass Technologies, Inc., Alfred, USA
  • Y.Z. Yue
    Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark

Former Editors

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