Physical Review Letters

eISSN: 1079-7114 pISSN: 0031-9007

Aims and Scope

Physical Review Letters (PRL), established in 1958, is a peer-reviewed, scientific journal that is published 52 times per year by the American Physical Society. As also confirmed by various measurement standards, which include the Journal Citation Reports impact factor and the journal h-index proposed by Google Scholar, many physicists and other scientists consider Physical Review Letters to be one of the most prestigious journals in the field of physics.

Key Metrics

15.2
CiteScore
0.1 - 0.5
Eigenfactor
5 - 10
Impact Factor
0.93 5-Year SI
Scite Index
Q1 Physics and Astronomy (all)
SJR
2.36
SNIP

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Topics Covered

Journal Specifications

Overview
  • Publisher American Physical Society
  • Language English
  • Frequency Weekly
General Details
  • Language English
  • Frequency Weekly
  • Publication Start Year 1958
  • Publisher URL Visit website

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133.7k articles received 8.9m citations see all

  • 403,916 Supporting
  • 8,388,577 Mentioning
  • 32,395 Contrasting

Editorial notices

  • 19 Retractions
  • 0 Withdrawals
  • 144 Corrections
  • 1,323 Errata
  • 0 Expression of Concern

FAQs

How long has Physical Review Letters been actively publishing?

Physical Review Letters has been in operation since 1958 till date.

What is the publishing frequency of Physical Review Letters ?

Physical Review Letters published with a Weekly frequency.

How many articles did Physical Review Letters publish last years ?

In 2021, Physical Review Letters published 5982 articles.

What is the eISSN & pISSN for Physical Review Letters ?

For Physical Review Letters,eISSN is 1079-7114 and pISSN is0031-9007.

What is Citescore for Physical Review Letters ?

Citescore for Physical Review Letters is 15.2.

What is SNIP score for Physical Review Letters ?

SNIP score for Physical Review Letters is 2.36.

What is the SJR for Physical Review Letters ?

SJR for Physical Review Letters is Q1.

Who is the publisher of Physical Review Letters ?

American Physical Society is the publisher of Physical Review Letters.