Journals in Physics and Astronomy

New journals

Open Access for Physics Journals: What are your options?

There are many options within Elsevier Physics to publish your next article open access. Most of our journals are either full open access or offer an open access option.

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New gold open access mirror journals in Physics and Astronomy

Same scope. Same editorial board. Same quality. Two journals.

Chemical Physics Letters: X

The open access mirror journal of
Chemical Physics Letters
Optical Materials: X

The open access mirror journal of
Optical Materials

SCOAP3 Publishing Model

Nuclear Physics B and Physics Letters B are included in SCOAP3, an innovative project designed to bring open access to the high-energy physics community.

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Journal Metrics

The academic community has demanded more choice, accuracy and insight into journal performance, and Elsevier has responded with new metrics. CiteScore is one of these new metrics and is a simple way of measuring the citation impact of sources, such as journals.

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Fast publication

Elsevier aims to offer you the fastest possible speed of publication, without compromising on the quality of our peer-review process. This is a promise the editorial and publishing teams work hard to keep.


Kate Keahey, Editor in Chief of Software X, received the 2019 IEEE “Women in Service Computing” award

Service computing is a cross-disciplinary area that bridges the gap between business and IT services; its scope includes web services, cloud computing, enabling infrastructures, and applications using Web services.

The award, presented by the IEEE Technical Committee on Services Computing (TCSVC), recognizes Kate's technical contributions in cloud computing and her leadership in providing services to the scientific computing community. To learn more about Kate’s award and her work, see the dedicated webpage of the Argonne National Laboratory.

Congratulations Kate!