Advances in Material Science

scientific quarterly edited by Gdansk University of Technology under the auspices of the Polish Society of Materials Science

The Advances in Materials Science is a scientific quarterly, edited since 2000. The journal is focused on the most significant new research in all fields of materials science, engineering and technology.
English is the only accepted language. All papers are peer-reviewed by a Scientific Editor and a reviewer chosen from the International Editorial Board. The scientific level, novel results, paper topics, language excellence and technical level are taken into account. The edition time does not exceed 6 months.
In each issue 4 to 6 best papers are published free of charge based on selection on the Editorial Board. Other papers may be accepted provided that authors cover the electronic edition costs of 400 PLN + VAT (100 EURO + 22% VAT for foreign authors, the transfer charges excluding) for a paper.
The dissemination is performed by putting the full contents of the papers free of charge at the De Gruyter publishing  platform webpage http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/adms, where also details concerning the AMS may be found. The journal is available on Versita/ De Gruyter publishing platform since 2009, the previous papers can be viewed at the www.pg.edu.pl/aims.

ISSN 2083-4799

Advances in Materials Science has 11 points on the Ministry of Science and Higher Education list.

Editor - in - Chief:  
Prof. Jerzy Łabanowski

Associate Editors:
Dr Dariusz Fydrych
Dr Michał Landowski
Dr Aleksandra Świerczyńska

Secretary:  
Dr Hanna Smoleńska

Technical Editors:
Dr Krzysztof Krzysztofowicz
Beata Szczęsna-Raczkowska

Editorial Office:  Advances in Materials Science, Department of Materials and Welding Engineering, Gdańsk University of Technology, Narutowicza 11/12 , 80-233 Gdańsk, Poland. tel. (+48 58) 347 27 62, fax (+48 58) 347 18 15, e-mail: hsmolens@pg.gda.pl