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Welcome to Mater. Trans.

"Materials Transactions" originally started as an international journal in 1960 having a good historical background with the journal name "Transactions of the Japan Institute of Metals". Being renamed to "Materials transactions, JIM" in 1989, and unified with publications in 13 other institutes in the field of materials science and engineering, it came to the present journal name.

Our editorial team is welcoming your high quality manuscripts based on your original work and idea in the forms of Regular Article, Review, Overview, Technical Article, Rapid publication, Express Rapid Publication and Opinion. (See more the Information for Authors)

Materials Transactions is pleased to announce the most highly cited papers published in the last 12 years. The top 7 papers are listed below, where the citations come to more than 8 times per year.

We would like to congratulate the authors and appreciate their significant contribution to our publication activity.

 AuthorTitleVol.(year)pageAverage per yearTotal Citations
 1 Futoshi Shimizu, Shigenobu Ogata, Ju LiTheory of Shear Banding in Metallic Glasses and Molecular Dynamics Calculations48(2007)2923-292727.91307
2Yoshihito Kawamura, Michiaki YamasakiFormation and Mechanical Properties of Mg97Zn1RE2 Alloys with Long-Period Stacking Ordered Structure48(2007)2986-299220.55226
3Ronald W. Armstrong60 Years of Hall-Petch: Past to Present Nano-Scale Connections
Special Issue on Strength of Fine Grained Materials--60 Years of Hall-Petch--
4Boris B. Straumal, Andrei A. Mazilkin, Brigitte Baretzky, Gisela Schütz, Eugen Rabkin, Ruslan Z. ValievAccelerated Diffusion and Phase Transformations in Co–Cu Alloys Driven by the Severe Plastic Deformation
Special Issue on Advanced Materials Science in Bulk Nanostructured Metals
5Akihiro Makino, He Men, Takeshi Kubota, Kunio Yubuta, Akihisa InoueFeSiBPCu Nanocrystalline Soft Magnetic Alloys with High Bs of 1.9 Tesla Produced by Crystallizing Hetero-Amorphous Phase50(2009)204-20910.4494
6Jürgen HirschAluminium in Innovative Light-Weight Car Design52(2011)818-8249.2965
7Kaveh Edalati, Tadayoshi Fujioka, Zenji HoritaEvolution of Mechanical Properties and Microstructures with Equivalent Strain in Pure Fe Processed by High Pressure Torsion
Special Issue on Severe Plastic Deformation for Production of Ultrafine Structures and Unusual Mechanical Properties: Understanding Mechanisms

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