Advances in Materials Physics and Chemistry

ISSN Print: 2162-531X
ISSN Online: 2162-5328

Call For Papers

    Special Issue on Rare Earth Research


    Rare Earth is the most critical resources with great reserve in many countries. It is wildly applied in modern industries and our daily life, including electronics industry, glass and ceramics industry, chemistry and medicine. As such rare earth is becoming increasingly important commodities that have major strategic and green energy implications. The goal of this special issue is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in the area of rare earth.


    In this special issue, we intend to invite front-line researchers and authors to submit original research and review articles on exploring rare earth research. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

    • Luminescent materials
    • Rare earth alloy
    • Preparation of rare earth complex
    • Separation and extraction of rare earth
    • Analysis of rare earth
    • Properties of rare earth
    • Rare earth industry and environmental protection
    • Applications of rare earth


    Authors should read over the journal’s For Authors carefully before submission. Prospective authors should submit an electronic copy of their complete manuscript through the journal’s Paper Submission System.


    Please kindly notice that the “Special Issue” under your manuscript title is supposed to be specified and the research field “Special Issue - Rare Earth Research” should be chosen during your submission.


    According to the following timetable:


    Submission Deadline

    March 24th, 2015

    Publication Date

    May 2015


    Guest Editor:

    Prof. Zhiwen Chen

    Shanghai University, China


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