Celebrating materials science in Germany

New region spotlight in Materials Advances

Over the years, Materials Advances has published quality research across the breadth of materials science and our German authors and readers remain a core part of the journal community.

To showcase some of the great research being carried out in the country we have selected some of the most popular articles from authors across Germany. A small selection are highlighted in this blog post, but click the button below to read the full collection. All articles are gold open access so they are free to read.



Redox-active, porous pyrene tetraone dendritic polymers as cathode materials for lithium-ion batteries
Lucas Ueberricke, Felix Mildner, Yuquan Wu, Elisa Thauer, Tom Wickenhäuser, Wen-Shan Zhang, Yana Vaynzof, Sven M. Elbert, Rasmus R. Schröder, Rüdiger Klingeler and Michael Mastalerz
Mater. Adv., 2023, 4, 1604-1611

Research output software for energetic materials based on observational modelling 2.1 (RoseBoom2.1 (c))
Sabrina Wahler and Thomas M. Klapötke
Mater. Adv., 2022, 3, 7976-7986

Stimuli-responsive one-dimensional photonic crystals: design, fabrication and sensing
Marie Däntl, Alberto Jiménez-Solano and Bettina V. Lotsch
Mater. Adv., 2022, 3, 7406-7424


Materials Advances is pleased to have some prominent members of the materials science community acting as Associate Editors and as Advisory Board Members:

  • Miriam Unterlass (University of Konstanz)
  • Yana Vaynzof (Technical University of Dresden)
  • Helmut Cölfen (University of Konstanz)
  • Xinliang Feng (Technical University of Dresden)
  • Anna Köhler (University of Bayreuth)
  • Ulrike Kramm (TU Darmstadt)
  • Bettina Lotsch (Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart)
  • Patrick Théato (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)


The Royal Society of Chemistry has arranged Read and Publish agreements with many German institutes. As part of these agreements you may be entitled to publish your research gold open access at no cost. Get in touch to find out more and find out if your institute is covered here.

Thank you again to all for your support and looking forward to the exciting milestones ahead for Materials Advances!

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