Progress in Materials Science

(The TQCC of Progress in Materials Science is 60. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Mechanical behavior of high-entropy alloys457
Friction stir welding/processing of metals and alloys: A comprehensive review on microstructural evolution401
Flame retardant polymeric nanocomposites through the combination of nanomaterials and conventional flame retardants395
Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)-based smart hydrogels: Design, properties and applications379
Binder jet 3D printing—Process parameters, materials, properties, modeling, and challenges377
Recent progress on control strategies for inherent issues in friction stir welding377
Defects in additive manufactured metals and their effect on fatigue performance: A state-of-the-art review354
Electrospinning for tissue engineering applications350
A review on the advancements in phosphor-converted light emitting diodes (pc-LEDs): Phosphor synthesis, device fabrication and characterization348
Progress in understanding structure and transport properties of PEDOT-based materials: A critical review335
Additive manufacturing of advanced ceramic materials291
Recent developments in polymers/polymer nanocomposites for additive manufacturing279
Multicomponent high-entropy Cantor alloys267
Metal oxides based electrochemical pH sensors: Current progress and future perspectives265
Flexible CIGS, CdTe and a-Si:H based thin film solar cells: A review256
Recent progress in surface modification of metals coated by plasma electrolytic oxidation: Principle, structure, and performance256
Characterization of MXenes at every step, from their precursors to single flakes and assembled films256
Review on ultra-high temperature boride ceramics248
Recent progress on flexible and stretchable piezoresistive strain sensors: From design to application247
Metal-free carbon materials for persulfate-based advanced oxidation process: Microstructure, property and tailoring245
Conductive polymer ultrafine fibers via electrospinning: Preparation, physical properties and applications232
Electromagnetic absorption materials: Current progress and new frontiers228
Heterostructured materials227
The fate and role of in situ formed carbon in polymer-derived ceramics226
Mechanistic models for additive manufacturing of metallic components225
High-entropy alloys with heterogeneous microstructure: Processing and mechanical properties223
An overview of tailoring strain delocalization for strength-ductility synergy218
Metal-organic framework-derived nanocomposites for electrocatalytic hydrogen evolution reaction207
Carbon-based electrocatalysts for sustainable energy applications201
Emerging graphitic carbon nitride-based materials for biomedical applications191
Recent advances in hybrid organic-inorganic materials with spatial architecture for state-of-the-art applications188
From classical thermodynamics to phase-field method162
Recent advances in polymer blend membranes for gas separation and pervaporation160
Functional epoxy vitrimers and composites159
The superior mechanical and physical properties of nanocarbon reinforced bulk composites achieved by architecture design – A review157
Emerging metallic systems for additive manufacturing: In-situ alloying and multi-metal processing in laser powder bed fusion156
Bioinspired marine antifouling coatings: Status, prospects, and future156
Conducting polymer-based flexible thermoelectric materials and devices: From mechanisms to applications154
Geopolymer foams: An overview of recent advancements152
Properties and applications of additively manufactured metallic cellular materials: A review146
UiO-66 metal–organic frameworks in water treatment: A critical review143
A review on molten salt synthesis of metal oxide nanomaterials: Status, opportunity, and challenge142
Rational design of two-dimensional nanofillers for polymer nanocomposites toward multifunctional applications140
Recent progress on core-shell structured BaTiO3@polymer/fluorinated polymers nanocomposites for high energy storage: Synthesis, dielectric properties and applications133
Advanced hybrid nanomaterials for biomedical applications129
Additive manufacturing of magnetic materials129
Phase structure and properties of sodium bismuth titanate lead-free piezoelectric ceramics126
Broadband multispectral compatible absorbers for radar, infrared and visible stealth application126
Two-dimensional materials for energy conversion and storage126
Advances in the design and assembly of flexible thermoelectric device124
Dynamic covalent hydrogels as biomaterials to mimic the viscoelasticity of soft tissues121
Recent advances in photonanomedicines for enhanced cancer photodynamic therapy121
Solid-state cold spraying of Ti and its alloys: A literature review116
Spin-orbit torques: Materials, mechanisms, performances, and potential applications115
Metal-graphene interfaces in epitaxial and bulk systems: A review108
Layered ternary metal oxides: Performance degradation mechanisms as cathodes, and design strategies for high-performance batteries108
Functional surface microstructures inspired by nature – From adhesion and wetting principles to sustainable new devices108
MOF materials as therapeutic agents, drug carriers, imaging agents and biosensors in cancer biomedicine: Recent advances and perspectives107
Toughness and its mechanisms in epoxy resins107
Cellulose nanocrystal based multifunctional nanohybrids105
Making sustainable aluminum by recycling scrap: The science of “dirty” alloys103
Boron modified titanium alloys101
Biologically modified nanoparticles as theranostic bionanomaterials101
Multifunctional antimicrobial materials: From rational design to biomedical applications99
Damage tolerant design of additively manufactured metallic components subjected to cyclic loading: State of the art and challenges97
Nanoporous TiO2 spheres with tailored textural properties: Controllable synthesis, formation mechanism, and photochemical applications96
Environmental degradation of structural materials in liquid lead- and lead-bismuth eutectic-cooled reactors95
Clustering, nano-scale precipitation and strengthening of steels95
Recent advances in MXene-based nanocomposites for electrochemical energy storage applications90
Raman spectroscopy of carbon materials and their composites: Graphene, nanotubes and fibres89
Pore wetting in membrane distillation: A comprehensive review87
Recent advances in hot tearing during casting of aluminium alloys83
Three-dimensional monolithic porous structures assembled from fragmented electrospun nanofiber mats/membranes: Methods, properties, and applications79
Additive manufacturing of polymer-derived ceramics: Materials, technologies, properties and potential applications79
3D printed electronics: Processes, materials and future trends76
Shear localization in metallic materials at high strain rates75
Biomimetic anisotropic hydrogels: Advanced fabrication strategies, extraordinary functionalities, and broad applications74
Materials roles for promoting angiogenesis in tissue regeneration73
Ion migration and defect effect of electrode materials in multivalent-ion batteries73
Alloy design strategies to increase strength and its trade-offs together71
Biomass vs inorganic and plastic-based aerogels: Structural design, functional tailoring, resource-efficient applications and sustainability analysis65
Layered intercalation compounds: Mechanisms, new methodologies, and advanced applications64
Alloys for application at ultra-high temperatures: Nb-silicide in situ composites64
Research advances in biomass-derived nanostructured carbons and their composite materials for electrochemical energy technologies64
Phase-field modeling of microstructure evolution: Recent applications, perspectives and challenges64
Effective parameters on the final properties of NiTi-based alloys manufactured by powder metallurgy methods: A review63
A MACEing silicon: Towards single-step etching of defined porous nanostructures for biomedicine63
One-dimensional mesoporous inorganic nanostructures and their applications in energy, sensor, catalysis and adsorption63
Are lead-free relaxor ferroelectric materials the most promising candidates for energy storage capacitors?62
Functionalized graphene and targeted applications – Highlighting the road from chemistry to applications61
Bacterial cellulose: Molecular regulation of biosynthesis, supramolecular assembly, and tailored structural and functional properties60
A review of tribological properties for boron carbide ceramics60
Light emission of organic luminogens: Generation, mechanism and application60