Special Issue on Color – A Functional Materials Perspective - Call for Papers - Materials Today Advances

The scope includes invisible colors outside of the human visible range also.

Guest editors:

Harish Bhaskaran, University of Oxford

Email: harish.bhaskaran@materials.ox.ac.uk

Special issue information:

Color is fundamental to our visual perception of the world, and humanity have been interested in color and the ways in which we represent it since the dawn of civilization. Our interest in this technology is now the purview of Materials Science and Engineering, and in this issue, modern techniques to generate more accurate colors using structural and functional materials is the focus. The scope includes invisible colors outside of the human visible range also.

In general our scope is broad within the remit of colors. All submitted manuscripts will be considered on the basis of whether they meet the standards for peer review and if they do will have to pass peer review.

Manuscript submission information:

You are invited to submit your manuscript at any time before the submission deadline. For any inquiries about the appropriateness of contribution topics, please contact Prof. Harish Bhaskaran at harish.bhaskaran@materials.ox.ac.uk.

The journal’s submission platform (Editorial Manager®) is now available for receiving submissions to this Special Issue. Please refer to the Guide for Authors to prepare your manuscript, and select the article type of "VSI: Color" when submitting your manuscript online. Both the Guide for Authors and the submission portal could be found on the Journal Homepage here: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/materials-today-advances

All the submissions deemed suitable to be sent for peer review will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers. Upon its editorial acceptance, your article will go into production immediately. It will be published in the latest regular issue, while be presented on the specific Special Issue webpage simultaneously. In regular issues, Special Issue articles will be clearly marked and branded.

Submission Deadline: 1st March 2022

Why publish in this Special Issue?

  • Special Issue articles are published together on ScienceDirect, making it incredibly easy for other researchers to discover your work.
  • Special content articles are downloaded on ScienceDirect twice as often within the first 24 months than articles published in regular issues.
  • Special content articles attract 20% more citations in the first 24 months than articles published in regular issues.
  • All articles in this special issue will be reviewed by no fewer than two independent experts to ensure the quality, originality and novelty of the work published.

Learn more about the benefits of publishing in a special issue: https://www.elsevier.com/authors/submit-your-paper/special-issues

Interested in becoming a guest editor? Discover the benefits of guest editing a special issue and the valuable contribution that you can make to your field: https://www.elsevier.com/editors/role-of-an-editor/guest-editors