Acta Materialia, Inc. ‘First Look’ is a preview of papers that are undergoing peer review in an Acta Materialia, Inc. journal - Acta Materialia, Acta Biomaterialia, Scripta Materialia or Materialia.
The aim behind the Acta Materialia, Inc. First Look page is to:
- provide a venue for Acta Materialia, Inc. journals’ authors to host preprints of their work;
- allow authors to showcase their research results prior to review and publication, thus aiming to speed up the dissemination process;
- provide readers with an insight into groundbreaking work before it has been published as well as allow them to post comments on the work.