Organic Materials

Welcome to Organic Materials

Organic Materials is an international, single-anonymized peer-reviewed journal aiming to cover the latest discoveries in the synthesis of organic materials and offers a platform where the next generation of researchers can grow, guided by the experts in this field. The scope of the journal is broad as the nature of its topic. Mainly, the synthesis, characterization and application of molecular and polymeric materials will be covered. Organic Materials offers the opportunity to publish both experimental and theoretical studies as well as to publish scientific primary data.

Main areas of research covered in Organic Materials:


  • Organic porous materials
  • Crystal engineering
  • Liquid crystals
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Self-assembly and molecular organisation
  • Molecular switches
  • Organic electronics
  • Polycyclic aromatics
  • Functional polymers
  • Sustainable materials
  • Theoretical insights and modelling

The following article types are published in Organic Materials:
  • Original Articles
    Full papers covering original research which provide dependable research results with detailed experimental procedures and full characterization of all important new materials.


  • Short Communications
    Preliminary reports of new research results whose significance to the scientific community justifies communication in a short format.


  • Reviews and Short Reviews*
    Manuscripts providing a comprehensive overview of a specific topic for the reader.


  • Practical Reviews*
    Manuscripts providing a clear overview on the state of the art and the key synthetic details of a cutting-edge topic for the reader.

* If you would like to contribute with a Review, please contact Prof. Michael Mastalerz first as those articles are normally invited.

Special attention should be paid to the Thieme Journal Policies.
As an open access publication, all articles in Organic Materials are made freely available immediately upon publication for all to read and download from Thieme E-Journals.


Organic Materials is indexed in: Directory of Open Access Journals, Scopus, X-MOL, Scifinder, EBSCO, ProQuest.

All Organic Materials articles are also available in the Researcher App.


This journal is published under the Creative Commons license CC BY.



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