Catalysis Research is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is devoted to publishing high-quality papers that describe the most significant and cutting-edge research in all areas of catalysts and catalyzed reactions. Its aim is to provide timely, authoritative introductions to current thinking, developments and research in carefully selected topics.

Topics contain but are not limited to:

  • Photocatalysis
  • Electrocatalysis
  • Environmental catalysis
  • Biocatalysis, enzymes, enzyme catalysis
  • Catalysis for biomass conversion
  • Organocatalysis, catalysis in organic and polymer chemistry
  • Nanostructured Catalysts
  • Catalytic materials
  • Computational catalysis
  • Kinetics of catalytic reactions

It publishes a variety of article types: Original Research, Review, Communication, Opinion, Comment, Conference Report, Technical Note, Book Review, etc.

There is no restriction on paper length, provided that the text is concise and comprehensive. Authors should present their results in as much detail as possible, as reviewers are encouraged to emphasize scientific rigor and reproducibility.

Indexing: 

Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 4.1 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 13.0 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 9 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

Current Issue: 2024  Archive: 2023 2022 2021

All papers published in Catalysis Research (ISSN 2771-490X) are published in full open access. In order to provide free access to readers, and to cover the costs of peer review, copyediting, typesetting, long-term archiving, and journal management, a paper processing charge (APC) of 300 USD (US Dollars) applies to papers accepted after peer review in .... In addition to US Dollar, we also accept payment in Euros (EUR), or British Pound Sterling (GBP). Please note that there is no submission charges in this journal.

Waivers and Discounts

Waivers or discounts may be granted on a case-by-case basis to authors from countries defined by the World Bank as low-income economies, and lower-middle income economies, or to journals in fields with low levels of funding. Our waiver and discount policy only apply to corresponding authors, and applications from the corresponding authors are required to be made to the journal's managing editor before the article submission. Please be aware that author fees or waiver status will not influence editorial decision-making as requests for waivers or discounts won't be seen by the editors and reviewers involved in processing the submission.

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