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Main Group Metal Chemistry

Editor-in-Chief: Jurkschat, Klaus

Editorial Board: Atwood, David / Basu Baul, Tushar S. / Beckmann, Jens / Chandrasekhar, Vadepalli / Izod, Keith / Jones, Cameron / Karlov, Sergey S. / Mehring, Michael / Molloy, Kieran / Naseer, Muhammad Moazzam / Ramasami, Ponnadurai / Ruhlandt-Senge, Karin / Ruzicka, Ales / Saito, Masaichi / Sarazin, Yann / Tokitoh, Norihiro / Wagler, Jörg

6 Issues per year

IMPACT FACTOR 2017: 0.612

CiteScore 2017: 0.64

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.236
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2017: 0.320

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    • Coverage of all aspects of main group metal and semi-metal chemistry
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    • High quality peer review
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    Aims and Scope

    This journal is committed to the publication of short communications, original research, and review articles within the field of main group metal and semi-metal chemistry. Papers addressing the theoretical, spectroscopic, mechanistic and synthetic aspects of inorganic, coordination and organometallic main group metal and semi-metal compounds, including zinc, cadmium and mercury are welcome. The journal also publishes studies relating to environmental aspects of these metals, their toxicology, release pathways and fate. Articles on the applications of main group metal chemistry, including in the fields of polymer chemistry, agriculture, electronics and catalysis, are also accepted.

    • Main group metal and semi-metal compounds
    • Coordination compounds and metallo-organic complexes
    • Spectroscopy
    • Toxicology
    • Metal release pathways and fate
    • Applications of main group metal chemistry
    • Polymers

    Article formats
    short communications, original research articles, review articles

    Information on submission process


    Type of Publication:

    organic/inorganic chemists, chemical engineers, engineers

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    Editorial Information

    Klaus Jurkschat, Dortmund, Germany

    Editorial Board
    David Atwood, Lexington, USA
    Tushar S. Basu Baul, Shillong, India
    Jens Beckmann, Bremen, Germany
    Vadepalli Chandrasekhar, Kanpur, India
    Keith Izod, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK
    Cameron Jones, Clayton, Australia
    Sergey S. Karlov, Moscow, Russian Federation
    Michael Mehring, Chemnitz, Germany
    Kieran Molloy, Bath, UK
    Muhammad M. Naseer, Islamabad, Pakistan
    Ponnadurai Ramasami, Réduit, Mauritius
    Karin Ruhlandt-Senge, Syracuse, USA
    Aleš Rùžièka, Pardubice, Czech Republic
    Masaichi Saito, Saitama, Japan
    Yann Sarazin, Rennes, France
    Norihiro Tokitoh, Kyoto, Japan
    Jörg Wagler, Freiberg, Germany

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