Journal of Applied Polymer Science
The Journal of Applied Polymer Science is the largest scientific publication in polymer science, and number 4 by total citations in the ISI Polymer Science category, with over 49,000 citations in 2016 and a present Impact Factor of 1.86 (2017 Journal Citation Reports)*. Featuring research articles and compact reviews, the journal covers all applications of polymers, including membranes, energy conversion and storage, and biomedical implants; as well as all types of polymeric materials, from polysaccharides, to composites, to biodegradable polymers.
The journal bridges the crucial gap between basic research and patenting of an invention, targeting a broad audience of academic and industrial researchers, as well as the increasingly important world of scientists and engineers at start-up companies.
The Journal of Applied Polymer Science offers an average time to first decision of 29 days, and acceptance-to-publication times of only 15 working days.