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PLEASE NOTE: Beginning in January 2021, Volume 6, MRS Advances will be published with Springer Nature. Any submitted manuscripts currently under review in ADV's ScholarOne system will be brought to final decision in ScholarOne. Authors will continue to be able to access their current submissions in ScholarOne, please log-in here.

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  • No longer published by Cambridge University Press
  • ISSN: 2059-8521 (Online)
  • Editor: David F. Bahr Purdue University, USA
  • Editorial board
MRS Advances is a new peer-reviewed online-only journal featuring impactful research, in particular rapid reports of work in progress, from MRS. The journal covers new and emerging science and is designed to reflect the way materials researchers work, write, publish and share their results. Article scope offers a focused, in-depth look at key materials topics of current interest.

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