Materials Research Bulletin is an international journal reporting high - impact research on processing-structure-property relationships in functional inorganic materials and nanomaterials with interesting electronic, magnetic, optical, mechanical or catalytic properties. Papers purely on thermodynamics or theoretical calculations (e.g., density functional theory) do not fall within the scope of the journal unless they also demonstrate a clear link to physical properties. Topics covered include functional materials (e.g., dielectrics, pyroelectrics, piezoelectrics, ferroelectrics, and relaxors); electrochemistry and solid-state ionics (photovoltaics, batteries, sensors, and fuel cells); nanomaterials, graphene, and nanocomposites; novel electronics, luminescence, and photocatalysis; crystal-structure and defect-structure analysis; and non-crystalline solids.

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Editorial board


  • Professor R. Ubic
    Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725, Idaho, USA


  • Professor H. Fan
    Division of Physics & Applied Physics, School of Physical & Mathematical Sciences,Nanyang Technological University, 21 Nanyang Link, 637371, Singapore, Singapore
  • Dr. X. Wang
    Dept. of Physics, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Georgia, GA 30460, USA
  • Professor G. Zangari
    Dept. of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Virginia Engineering, Wilsdorf Hall Room 320, 395 McCormick Road, Charlottesville, Virginia, 22904-4745, USA

Former Editor-in-Chief

  • M. Greenblatt
    Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
  • A.W. Sleight
    Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Editorial Board Members

  • Isaac Abrahams
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London, Mile End Road, E1 4NS, London, UK
  • Evgeny Antipov
    Dept. of Chemistry, Div. of Inorganic Chemistry, Moscow State University, 119991, Moscow, Russian Federation
  • B.A. Boukamp
    Fac. of Science and Technology, University of Twente, Carré 3.213, Postbus 217, 7500 AE, Enschede, Netherlands, Fax: +31 53 489 2990
  • Yongge Cao
    Lab. of Opt-electronic Functional Materials, Dept. of Physics, Renmin University of China, 59 Zhongguancun St, Haidian, 100872, Beijing, China
  • R.J. Cava
    Dept. of Chemistry, Frick Laboratory, Princeton University, Washington Road and William Street, Princeton, New Jersey, NJ 08544-1009, USA, Fax: +1 609 2586746
  • T.J. Emge
    Dept. of Chem & Chemical Biology, Rutgers University, Wright-Rieman Labs, 610 Taylor Road, Piscataway, New Jersey, NJ 08854-8087, USA, Fax: + 732 445 5312
  • Shouhua Feng
    College of Chemistry, Jilin University, Qianwei Road 10, 130012, Changchun, Jilin Province, China, Fax: +86 431 516 8624
  • Allan J. Jacobson
    Dept. of Chemistry, University of Houston, 136 Fleming Bldg., Houston, Texas, TX 77204, USA, Fax: 713 743 2787
  • Liqiang Jing
    School of Chemistry and Materials Science Key Laboratory of Functional Inorganic Materials Chemistry, Heilongjiang University, 150080, Harbin, China
  • Richard Kaner
    Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), 607 Charles E. Young Drive East, Los Angeles, California, CA 90095-1569, USA, Fax: +1-310-206-4038
  • Hongbin Liang
    School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, 510275, Guangzhou, China, Fax: +86-20-84111038
  • Ahsan-Ul-Haq Qurashi
    Dept. of Chemistry, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, 31261, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Chintamani N. R. Rao
    Ctr. of Excellence in Chemistry, Chem. and Phys. of Materials Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Jakkur P.O., 560 064, Bangalore, India, Fax: +91 80 22082760
  • M.V. Reddy
    National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Morimi Shimada
    Dept. of Pediatrics, Shiga University of Medical Sciences, Tsukinowa-machi, Seta, 520-2192, Ohtsu, Japan, Fax: +81 775 48 2230
  • Mas Subramanian
    Dept. of Chemistry, Oregon State University, 153 Gilbert Hall, Corvallis, Oregon, OR 97331-4003, USA, Fax: (541) 737-2062
  • John T. Vaughey
    Argonne National Laboratory, 9700 South Cass Avenue, Argonne, Illinois, IL 60439-4815, USA
  • Anthony West
    Dept. of Engineering Materials, University of Sheffield, Sir Robert Hadfield Building, Mappin Street, S1 3JD, Sheffield, England, UK, Fax: +44 114 222 5943
  • M. Whangbo
    Dept. of Chemistry, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, NC 27695-8204, USA
  • Xinhui Xia
    School of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, 38 Zheda Road, 310027, Hangzhou, China
  • Dongfeng Xue
    Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 5625 Renmin Street, 130022, Changchun, China, Fax: + 86-431-8526-2294
  • Haixue Yan
    Sch. of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL), Mile End Road, London, E1 4NS, UK
  • Shuhong Yu
    Div. of Nanomaterials and Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Jinzhai Road 96, 230026, Hefei, China
  • Yong Zhou
    Nanjing University, Nanjing, China