Materials Today Physics is a multi-disciplinary journal dedicated to the physics of materials.

Materials physics is one of the largest and most active fields within physical science. Cutting edge research at the interface between physics and materials science is leading to new insights and new applications at an unprecedented pace.

Spanning all aspects of materials physics, including condensed matter physics, solid mechanics, photonics and optical properties, Materials Today Physics provides a high impact platform for the materials science and physics communities to share and discuss findings that are revolutionizing our understanding of materials.

Part of the Materials Today family, Materials Today Physics offers authors rigorous peer review, rapid decisions, and high visibility. The editors welcome comprehensive articles, short communications and reviews on topics including but not limited to:

  • Functional materials
  • Quantum materials
  • Electronic properties
  • Thermal properties
  • Mechanical properties
  • Surfaces and interfaces
  • Optical materials
  • Low dimensional materials
  • Materials with extreme properties
  • Plasmonics
  • Editorial board


    • Prof. Dr. Zhifeng Ren
      University of Houston Department of Physics, Houston, United States

    Associate Editors

    • Professor Takao Mori
      National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba-Shi, Japan
    • Professor David Singh
      University of Missouri, Columbia, United States

    Editorial Board

    • Professor Lidong Chen
      Shanghai Institute of Ceramics Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changning District, China
    • Professor Hui-Ming Cheng
      Institute of Metal Research Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shenyang, China
    • Professor Paul Ching-Wu Chu
      University of Houston, Houston, United States
    • Professor Yuri Grin
      Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, Germany
    • Professor Jinsong Huang
      University of North Carolina System, Chapel Hill, United States
    • Professor Suwan Jayasinghe
      University College London Department of Mechanical Engineering, London, United Kingdom
    • Professor Mercouri Kanatzidis
      Northwestern University Department of Chemistry, Evanston, United States
    • Professor Nicholas A. Kotov
      University of Michigan Department of Chemical Engineering, Ann Arbor, United States
    • Prof. Dr. Chun-Sing Lee
      City University of Hong Kong Department of Biology and Chemistry, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    • Professor Jing-Feng Li
      Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    • Prof. Dr. Jian Liu
      University of Surrey Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, Guildford, United Kingdom
    • Prof. Dr. Jun Lou
      Rice University Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Houston, United States
    • Professor Antoine Maignan
      Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), UMS 3318, Caen, France
    • Prof. Dr. João Mano
      University of Aveiro Chemistry Department, Aveiro, Portugal
    • Professor Donald T. Morelli
      Michigan State University, East Lansing, United States
    • Prof. Dr. Martin Pumera
      University of Chemistry and Technology Prague Department of Inorganic Chemistry, Praha, Czech Republic
    • Dr. John Rogers
      University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, United States
    • Professor Li Shi
      The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, United States
    • Professor G Jeffrey Snyder
      Northwestern University, Evanston, United States
    • Professor Zhigang Suo
      Harvard University John A Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Cambridge, United States
    • Professor Xinfeng Tang
      Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China
    • Professor Jamie Warner
      The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, United States
    • Professor Jihui Yang
      University of Washington, Seattle, United States
    • Prof. Dr. Gleb Yushin
      Georgia Institute of Technology School of Materials Science and Engineering, Atlanta, United States
    • Prof. Dr. Xian-Zheng Zhang
      Wuhan University, Key Laboratory of Biomedical Polymer Materials of Ministry of Education, Wuhan, China
    • Professor Xiang Zhang
      University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, United States
    • Dr. Ze Zhang
      Zhejiang University School of Materials Science and Engineering, Hangzhou, China
    • Professor Xinbing Zhao
      Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China