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Applied Physics Letters

Applied Physics Letters  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Appl. Phys. Lett.
Discipline Applied physics
Language English
Edited by Nghi Q. Lam
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Weekly
Impact factor
ISSN 0003-6951 (print)
1077-3118 (web)
OCLC no. 1580952
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Applied Physics Letters is a weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal that is published by the American Institute of Physics. Its focus is rapid publication and dissemination of new experimental and theoretical papers regarding applications of physics in all disciplines of science, engineering, and modern technology. Additionally, there is an emphasis on fundamental and new developments which lay the groundwork for fields that are rapidly evolving.[1][2]

The journal was established in 1962. The editor-in-chief is Nghi Q. Lam (Argonne National Laboratory).

Abstracting and indexing

This journal is indexed in the following databases:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2013 impact factor of 3.515 ranking it 19th out of 127 in the category "Physics, Applied".


  1. ^ About the journal. Applied Physics Letters. American Institute of Physics. 2011.
  2. ^ Information. Applied Physics Letters. American Institute of Physics. 2011.

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