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Physics and Astronomy Library Resources for Alumni: Journals

Open Access Journals

Open access articles and journals provide free full-text access to readers upon publication.

Selected titles in Physics and Astronomy include:

AIP Advances (AIP) is a peer-reviewed, fully open access, multidisciplinary journal, covering all areas of the physical sciences (experimental, theoretical, and applied).

APL Materials (AIP) is an open access journal featuring original research on significant topical issues within the field of materials science, including nanomaterials and nanostructures, electronic, magnetic & optical materials, organic materials, polymers, biomaterials, energy and environment materials, carbon & amorphous materials, and general functional materials.

Earth and Space Science (AGU) includes topics in earth, planetary, and space sciences, and related fields in environmental science, geoengineering, space engineering, and biogeochemistry.

Optics Express (OSA) is the all-electronic, open access journal for optics providing rapid publication for peer-reviewed articles that emphasize scientific and technology innovations in all aspects of optics and photonics.


SCOAP3: The sponsoring consortium for open access publishing in Particle Physics includes the following journals:


Visit the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) for a longer list of open access journals in Physics and Astronomy.

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