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Journal of Applied Polymer Science

Journal of Applied Polymer Science

Vol 135(48 Issues in 2018 ) Print ISSN: 0021-8995 Online ISSN: 1097-4628 Impact Factor: 2.188



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.