We’re always aiming to reduce publication time for your research, aiming to offer you the fastest possible speed of publication, without compromising quality. Take a look at some of the publication speeds for some of the journals in the Materials Today family.

  1st Decision Review
Ceramics International
2.6 10.1


2.8 5.2 2.5
Nano Energy 2.0 5.3 3.2
Nano Today 1.8 12.2 3.2
Scripta Materialia 2.3 7.2 3.7

First Decision: Average speed from submission until the first editorial decision (accept, reject, revise).

Review Speed: Average speed from submission until final editorial acceptance, this includes 'First Decision'.

Production Speed: Average speed from editorial acceptance to the final manuscript citable online with a DOI (Digital Object Identifier). Assigning Volume, Issue and page information will take longer.

The numbers used were from January - October 2012, accepted manuscripts only.