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.
Access to quality research is vital to the scientific  community and beyond. We support sustainable access and work hard to provide a  range of open access options alongside our access initiatives to ensure  everyone can read, use and trust the latest research.

Elsevier's open  access options:

Most of our journals offer the option to publish your  article open access and make them immediately and permanently freely available  on ScienceDirect to subscribers and non-subscribers. To find out more, visit  the individual journals' homepages.
Find out more about open access at Elsevier by visiting elsevier.com/open-access.

Open Access Physics Journals

Computational  Condensed Matter

This journal covers computational modeling of materials  properties and phenomena, ranging from the synthesis, characterization and  processing of materials, structures and devices to the numerical methodology of  materials simulations.

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Nuclear Physics,  Section B

This journal focuses on the domain of high energy physics,  quantum field theory, statistical systems, and mathematical physics, and  includes four main sections: high energy physics - phenomenology, high energy  physics - theory, high energy physics - experiment, and quantum field theory,  statistical systems, and mathematical physics.

Part of the SCOAP3 initiative. SCOAP3 is a new initiative to help facilitate open access publishing  in the High Energy Physics community. Elsevier is an active participator in  this initiative and articles funded by SCOAP3 will be published open access in  perpetuity, under a CC-BY license. Authors will not need to pay any fees to  publish in a SCOAP3 journal.

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Photoacoustics

The aim of Photoacoustics is to publish original research and review contributions within the fast  growing field of photoacoustics (optoacoustics) and thermoacoustics, which  exploits optically and electromagnetically excited acoustical and thermal  phenomena for visualization and characterization of a variety of materials and  biological tissues, including living organisms.

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Physics in Medicine

The scope of Physics  in Medicine consists of the application of theoretical and practical  physics to medicine, physiology and biology.

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Physics Letters B

Physics Letters B ensures the rapid publication of important new results in particle physics,  nuclear physics and cosmology. Specialized editors are responsible for  contributions in experimental nuclear physics, theoretical nuclear physics,  experimental high-energy physics, theoretical high-energy physics, and  astrophysics.

Part of the SCOAP3 initiative. SCOAP3 is a new initiative to help facilitate open access publishing  in the High Energy Physics community. Elsevier is an active participator in  this initiative and articles funded by SCOAP3 will be published open access in  perpetuity, under a CC-BY license. Authors will not need to pay any fees to  publish in a SCOAP3 journal.

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Reviews in Physics

Reviews in Physics journal  publishes review papers on topics in all areas of (applied) physics. The  journal provides a platform for researchers who wish to summarize a field of  physics research and share this work as widely as possible.

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Results in Physics

Results in Physics offers authors the opportunity to publish in all fundamental and  interdisciplinary areas of physics, materials science, and applied physics.  Papers of a theoretical, computational, and experimental nature are all  welcome.

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SoftwareX

SoftwareX aims to  acknowledge the impact of software on today's research practice, and on new  scientific discoveries in almost all research domains. Moreover, SoftwareX also aims to stress the  importance of the software developers who are, in part, responsible for this  impact.

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