Q: How can I submit a manuscript to Materials Chemistry Horizons?

A: Authors can submit their manuscripts to Materials Chemistry Horizons through the online submission system. Detailed guidelines for manuscript preparation and submission can be found on the journal's website. The submission process is user-friendly and guides authors through the necessary steps for uploading their manuscript, figures, and supporting information. Authors are encouraged to carefully follow the submission guidelines to ensure a smooth and successful submission process.

Q: What should I do if I forgot my password for the Materials Chemistry Horizons submission system?

1. Go to the login page of the submission system.
2. Click on the "Forgot password!"
3. You will be directed to a password recovery page.
4. Enter the email address associated with your account.
5. Click on the "Submit".
6. Check your email inbox for a password reset.
7. Click on the password reset link provided in the email.

Q: What is the scope of Materials Chemistry Horizons (MCH)?

A: Materials Chemistry Horizons focuses on publishing cutting-edge research in the field of materials chemistry. This includes advancements in the synthesis, characterization, properties, and applications of novel materials, as well as the development of innovative methodologies and approaches in materials chemistry research. The journal welcomes contributions that push the boundaries of materials chemistry and have significant implications for various scientific disciplines.

Q: What is the publication process for Materials Chemistry Horizons?

A: The publication process at Materials Chemistry Horizons is streamlined and efficient. Once a manuscript is submitted, it undergoes a thorough peer review process, where independent experts in the relevant research area assess the manuscript for its scientific quality, originality, and significance. The editorial team and reviewers carefully evaluate the research findings, methodology, and overall contribution to the field. Authors are provided with constructive feedback to improve their manuscripts, if necessary. Once accepted, the manuscript goes through a production process to ensure its accurate and professional presentation before being published online.

Q: Is there any publication fee associated with Materials Chemistry Horizons?

A: No, there are no publication fees associated with Materials Chemistry Horizons. The journal follows an open access model, where the publication process is free of charge for authors. This ensures that researchers can freely disseminate their findings to the global scientific community without any financial burden.

Q: What is the average time for the review and publication process?

A: At Materials Chemistry Horizons, we strive to maintain an efficient review and publication process. The time taken for the review process can vary depending on factors such as the availability of reviewers and the complexity of the research. However, on average, the initial review of a manuscript is completed within a few weeks. Once accepted, the manuscript undergoes a production process to ensure its accuracy and presentation. The time from submission to publication online typically ranges from a few months to several months, depending on various factors.

Q: What is the readership of Materials Chemistry Horizons?

A: Materials Chemistry Horizons attracts a diverse readership that includes researchers, scientists, and professionals working in the field of materials chemistry. The journal's content appeals to both specialists and interdisciplinary researchers interested in the latest advancements in materials chemistry. Additionally, the open access nature of the journal ensures that the published research is accessible to a wide range of readers worldwide, including academia, industry, and other related fields.

Q: How can I track the status of my manuscript?

A: To track the status of your manuscript, you can follow these steps:

1. Sign in to your account on the journal's website using your credentials.

2. Once logged in, navigate to the "Roles of User" on the right side of the page and select "Author".

3. Look for the "Manuscript Status"  within the dashboard.

Q: How can I obtain a reviewer certificate for my contributions to Materials Chemistry Horizons?

Q: How can I obtain a reviewer certificate for my contributions to Materials Chemistry Horizons?
A: To obtain a reviewer certificate for your contributions to Materials Chemistry Horizons, please follow these steps:

1. Sign in to your account on the journal's website using your credentials.
2. Once logged in, navigate to the "Roles of User" section, typically located on the right side of the page.
3. Select the "Reviewer" role from the available options.
4. Look for the "Get Review Certificate"  within the reviewer interface.
5. Click on the "Get Review Certificate" and select the year.
6. The reviewer certificate will typically be in a downloadable format, such as PDF.
7. You can save or print (as PDF) the reviewer certificate for your records or professional use.

Obtaining a reviewer certificate acknowledges and recognizes your valuable contributions as a reviewer for Materials Chemistry Horizons. If you encounter any difficulties or have specific requirements regarding the reviewer certificate, we recommend reaching out to the journal's editorial office for further assistance.

How is the information and papers from the MCH website archived and stored?

The backed-up information of MCH is downloaded by SINAWEB daily from the MCH website and stored in two safe places.