Dyes and Pigments covers the scientific and technical aspects of the chemistry and physics of dyes, pigments and their intermediates. Emphasis is placed on the properties of the colouring matters themselves rather than on their applications or the system in which they may be applied.

Thus the journal accepts research and review papers on the synthesis of dyes, pigments and intermediates, their physical or chemical properties, e.g. spectroscopic, surface, solution or solid state characteristics, the physical aspects of their preparation, e.g. precipitation, nucleation and growth, crystal formation, liquid crystalline characteristics, their photochemical, ecological or biological properties and the relationship between colour and chemical constitution. However, papers are considered which deal with the more fundamental aspects of colourant application and of the interactions of colourants with substrates or media.

The journal will interest a wide variety of workers in a range of disciplines whose work involves dyes, pigments and their intermediates, and provides a platform for investigators with common interests but diverse fields of activity such as cosmetics, reprographics, dye and pigment synthesis, medical research, polymers, etc.

Contact: Please feel free to contact us for any comments, questions or feedback. In addition, we are always interested in any publication proposals for books, electronic products, new journals and co-operation for existing journals.

Editorial board


  • Professor B.M. Heron
    University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, UK
  • Professor H. Tian
    East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China
  • Professor M. Wainwright
    Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), Liverpool, UK
  • Professor J. Yoon
    EWHA Womans University, Seoul, The Republic of Korea
  • Professor X. Ma
    East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China

Associate Editors

  • Dr. K. de Clerck
    Universiteit Gent, Zwijnaarde, Belgium
  • Dr. M. Van der Auweraer
    KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Honorary Editors

  • Professor S.M. Burkinshaw
  • Dr. A.T. Peters

Editorial Board

  • N.S. Allen
    Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
  • M.J. Bide
    University of Rhode Island, Kingston, , Rhode Island, USA
  • N. Branda
    Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
  • R.M. Christie
    Heriot-Watt University, Galashiels, UK
  • B.J. Coe
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
  • T.G. Deligeorgiev
    University of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • M.R. Detty
    The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, USA
  • M. Dondi
    National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Faenza, Italy
  • N.A. Garcia
    Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto, Rio Cuarto, Argentina
  • C.D. Geddes
    University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • A. Gül
    Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • D. Jacquemin
    Université de Nantes, Nantes Cedex 3, France
  • T. Jesionowski
    Poznań University of Technology, Poznan, Poland
  • M. Matsui
    Gifu University, Gifu, Japan
  • H. Mustroph
    FEW Chemicals GmbH, Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany
  • H. Nakazumi
    Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan
  • S.M. Smith
    CSIRO (The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization), Belmont, Victoria, Australia
  • A. Towns
    Lambson Ltd. of Clifford House, Wetherby, England, UK
  • W.Y. Wong
    Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, China
  • W. Zhu
    East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China