Physica Scripta

eISSN: 1402-4896 pISSN: 0031-8949

Aims and Scope

Physica Scripta is an international scientific journal for experimental and theoretical physics. It was established in 1970 and is published by IOP Publishing, endorsed by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. The journal covers both experimental and theoretical physics, with an accent on atomic, molecular and optical physics, plasma physics, condensed matter physics and mathematical physics.

Key Metrics

0.94 5-Year SI
Scite Index
Q3 Mathematical Physics

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Topics Covered

Journal Specifications

  • Publisher Institute of Physics Publishing
  • Language Multi-Language
  • Frequency Monthly
General Details
  • Language Multi-Language
  • Frequency Monthly
  • Publication Start Year 1970
  • Publisher URL Visit website

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21.9k articles received 128k citations see all

  • 5,664 Supporting
  • 120,733 Mentioning
  • 416 Contrasting

Editorial notices

  • 3 Retractions
  • 0 Withdrawals
  • 17 Corrections
  • 3 Errata
  • 0 Expression of Concern


How long has Physica Scripta been actively publishing?

Physica Scripta has been in operation since 1970 till date.

What is the publishing frequency of Physica Scripta ?

Physica Scripta published with a Monthly frequency.

How many articles did Physica Scripta publish last years ?

In 2021, Physica Scripta published 2193 articles.

What is the eISSN & pISSN for Physica Scripta ?

For Physica Scripta,eISSN is 1402-4896 and pISSN is0031-8949.

What is Citescore for Physica Scripta ?

Citescore for Physica Scripta is 2.3.

What is SNIP score for Physica Scripta ?

SNIP score for Physica Scripta is 0.87.

What is the SJR for Physica Scripta ?

SJR for Physica Scripta is Q3.

Who is the publisher of Physica Scripta ?

Institute of Physics Publishing is the publisher of Physica Scripta.