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Welcome to the Physics area of Elsevier. At Elsevier our goal is simple: to ensure researchers receive the support they need. With over 100 years of experience in publishing high-quality Physics journals,we have learned to recognize the specific needs of the Physics community and how to help you excel and to build your career. How do we do this? We publish 79 Physics journals in various fields to enable publication in various disciplines, to encourage communication within and across disciplines and to further develop new interdisciplinary fields.


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Why not vaccinate? - Read more

LHC marks path to extra dimensions in our universe - Read more

Lotus leaves lead the way - Read more

Where research is heading after the 2016 Nobel Prize - Read more

Researchers find a novel use for the humble radiator – Read more

From road to rail: Old tyres could find a new home on the railways - Read more

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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. It is defined by the number of citations received by a journal in one year to documents published in the three previous years, divided by the number of documents indexed in Scopus published in those same three years. For example, the 2015 CiteScore counts the citations received in 2015 to documents published in 2012, 2013 or 2014, and divides this by the number of documents indexed in Scopus published in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

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Physics Awards

At Elsevier we like to reward and recognise excellent work in the field  of Physics. We would like to congratulate the recipients of some of our most  recent awards:

IUVISTA Elsevier student awards

Frans-Habraken  award

Gerhard  Ertl Young Investigator award

SOSI  best paper awards

ELSPEC Student awards

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Who's Who

Adriaan Klinkenberg
Adriaan Klinkenberg
Publishing Director
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Marc Chahin
Marc Chahin
Executive Publisher General Physics

Frauke M. Muenzel - Publishing Editor Journal Acquisition
Frauke M. Muenzel
Senior Publisher Applied Physics and
Condensed Matter

Carina Arasa Cid -Publisher, Surface Science
Carina Arasa Cid
Publisher, Surface Science
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Ysabel Ermers
Publisher Applied Physics & Optics

Chiara Farinelli
Chiara Farinelli
Publisher High Energy Physics

Antje Schuetz - Publisher Medical Physics
Antje Schuetz
Publisher Medical Physics

José Stoop
Publisher Radiation & Space
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Karien van Wetering
Publisher Condensed Matter Physics

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Salvatore Minissale
Managing editor

Fatemeh Mirjani
Fatemeh Mirjani
Managing Editor

Liselotte Wansbeek
Liselotte Wansbeek
Managing Editor