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Synthetic Metals is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering electronic polymers and electronic molecular materials.

Synthetic Metals  
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Discipline Materials science
Language English
Edited by A. J. Epstein
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency 24 issues/year
Standard abbreviations
Synth. Met.
ISSN 0379-6779
LCCN 80648575
OCLC no. 5540596

Abstracting and indexingEdit

Synthetic Metals is abstracted and indexed in the following services:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 2.252. It has published several highly cited papers (1 with ~1000 citations;[1] 5 with >600 citations; 30 with >200 citations, according to Web of Science); most of them are devoted to conductive polymers (especially polyaniline) and one to optical properties of carbon nanotubes[2] (see Kataura plot).


  1. ^ Jin-Chih Chianga, Alan G MacDiarmid (1986). "Polyaniline: Protonic acid doping of the emeraldine form to the metallic regime". Synthetic Metals. 13: 193. doi:10.1016/0379-6779(86)90070-6.
  2. ^ H. Kataura; et al. (1999). "Optical Properties of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes" (PDF). Synthetic Metals. 103: 2555. doi:10.1016/S0379-6779(98)00278-1.

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