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Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials

Editor In Chief: Rainer Pöttgen
Edited by: Evgeny Antipov, Elena V. Boldyreva, Karen Friese, Hubert Huppertz, Sandro Jahn,  and E. R. T. Tiekink
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Zeitschrift für Kristallographie – Crystalline Materials was founded in 1877 by Paul von Groth and is today one of the world’s oldest scientific journals. It offers a place for researchers to present results of their theoretical experimental crystallographic studies. The journal presents significant results on structures and on properties of organic/inorganic substances with crystalline character, periodically ordered, modulated or quasicrystalline on static and dynamic phenomena applying the various methods of diffraction, spectroscopy and microscopy.

  • General Aspects
  • Inorganic Crystal Structures
  • Organic and Metalorganic (including Biological)
  • Crystal Structures
  • Technological Aspects
  • Computer Programs
  • Instrumentation
  • Material Properties

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Letters, Reviews, Original Papers, Discussions, Book Reviews

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Founded in 1877 by Paul von Groth Zeitschrift für Kristallographie – Crystalline Materials is one of the world’s oldest scientific journals.

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You can easily submit your manuscript online. Simply go to http://www.editorialmanager.com/zkristallogr/ and you will be guided through the whole peer-reviewing and publishing process.

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  • Rapid online publication ahead-of-print with short turnaround times
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  • Optional open access publication
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  • Submission of your paper via our submission management tool
  • Peer review process (you will be guided through every step)
  • If accepted: you have the option to publish it open access
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Hybrid Open Access

For complete details on hybrid open access publishing at De Gruyter please see: https://www.degruyter.com/page/560

Effective 1st January 2016, authors from an institution affiliated with either the Association of Dutch Universities (VSNU), the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries or some UK libraries participating in the Jisc Collections SMP  may publish primary research and review articles open access in any of De Gruyter’s OnlineOpen journals at a discount of 90% of the APC price. For more information and to confirm whether your institution is eligible please see the following:

The Netherlands: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1461
The UK: https://www.degruyter.com/page/1462
Switzerland:  https://www.degruyter.com/page/1463

Rainer Pöttgen, Münster, Germany

Evgeny Antipov, Moscow, Russia
Elena Boldyreva, Novosibirsk, Russian Federation
Karen Friese, Jülich, Germany
Hubert Huppertz, Innsbruck, Austria
Sandro Jahn, Köln, Germany
Edward R. Tiekink, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Advisory Board
José Antonio Alonso, Spain
Ross Angel, Italy
Elena V. Boldyreva, Russia
Daniel Chateigner, France
Peter Gille, Germany
Sergey V. Krivovichev, Russia
Emil Makovicky, Denmark
Kunio Miki, Japan
Eric J. Mittemeijer, Germany
Rainer Niewa, Germany
Lars Öhrström, Sweden
Bogdan Palosz, Poland
Dhananjai Pandey, India
Thomas Proffen, USA
Jürgen Schreuer, Germany
Hiroyuki Takakura, Japan
Björn Winkler, Germany
Takamitsu Yamanaka, USA

Journal Editor
Birgit Zoglmeier

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Audience: researchers in the field of crystallographic studies