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Philosophical Magazine Letters

(ISSN 1362-3036)

Aims and scope

*Please note that Philosophical Magazine Letters converted to a full Open Access journal from Volume 103 (2023). Previous volumes will continue to provide access through a Pay to Read model.

Philosophical Magazine Letters is the ‘daughter’ journal of the well-known and highly-respected Philosophical Magazine , which was first published in 1798.

The article types and subject areas covered by the journal have been expanded. The Editors will now welcome short- and medium-length articles as well as review articles within the broad scope of physics including important preliminary research findings for rapid communication, theoretical, experimental, applied and computational research.

Subject areas covered include the following:

Structure and properties of condensed matter, soft matter, polymers, fluids and plasmas

Materials science and solid-state physics

Optics and photonics

Atomic structure, defects and mechanical properties

Electron microscopy, STEM, XRD, synchrotron radiation, etc.

Quantum physics, quantum mechanics and quantum information

Applied physics

Nanoscale physics and technology

Thermodynamics, statistical mechanics and nonlinear systems

Molecular, atomic and nuclear physics

Biological, medical and chemical physics

Computational, mathematical and statistical physics

Instruments, instrumentation and technology


History of physics

Readership: physicists, material scientists, and physical chemists within universities, research institutes and industry worldwide.

Peer Review Policy

All research articles published in Philosophical Magazine Letters benefit from having undergone initial editorial screening and rigorous anonymous single blind peer review. Submission of articles is online via Taylor & Francis’s Submission Portal and subsequent peer review is via ScholarOne Manuscripts.

Manuscripts are considered on the strict condition that they have not been published already, and that they are not under consideration for publication elsewhere.

By submitting a manuscript to Philosophical Magazine Letters authors are agreeing that CrossCheck software may be used to screen their work for unoriginal material.

Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.

Please note, from 2023 the Print ISSN is not in active use as this journal is no longer published in print.


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Dyscypliny naukowe:

  • inżynieria biomedyczna
  • inżynieria materiałowa
  • nauki chemiczne
  • nauki fizyczne