Acta Crystallographica Section C: Structural Chemistry is the journal of choice for publishing any science to which structure contributes a role, with a particular focus on the field of structural chemistry. As well as research papers, the journal publishes lead articles, feature articles, letters to the editor and scientific comments. The journal specializes in the rapid publication of articles that highlight interesting research enabled by the determination, calculation or analysis of small-molecule crystal and molecular structures in the chemical sciences; articles are not limited to just reports of crystal structures. The journal has a reputation for publishing high-quality crystal structures, but articles describing difficult or challenging structures and the strategies used to handle them are also welcomed.

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Acta Crystallographica Section C is planning special issues on The Structural Chemistry of Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysts and NMR Crystallography. Full details are available on the special issues page and in the recent Editorial.

Also, a virtual issue featuring Coordination polymers, with an introduction by Len Barbour, was published in July 2014.

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Keywords: chemical reactions and mechanisms; computational chemistry; coordination polymers; hydrogen bonding and weak interactions; inorganics and minerals; ionic liquids; liquid crystals; molecular recognition; nanostructures; natural products; NMR crystallography; organic polymers; pharmaceutical compounds; polymorphs; powder diffraction; solid-state organic chemistry; structure and spectroscopy; supramolecular chemistry

`Acta is intended to offer a central place for publication and discussion of all research in this vast and ever-expanding field. It borders, naturally, on pure physics, chemistry, biology, mineralogy, technology and also on mathematics, but is distinguished by being concerned with the methods and results of investigating the arrangement of atoms in matter, particularly when that arrangement has regular features.'

Paul P. Ewald, Acta Crystallographica (1948), 1, 2.

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