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Physica Scripta is celebrating an increase in Impact Factor to 1.296 - the highest it has ever been, as reported in the 2013 Journal Citation Reports published by Thomson Reuters. With the increase in Impact Factor, there has never been a better time to publish with us to achieve worldwide visibility for your work. Visit the Author Benefits page for more information.

Crystallography and the Gregori Aminoff Prize
To mark the fact that 2014 has been designated the 'International Year of Crystallography', Physica Scripta will be publishing a virtual issue containing Invited Comments on the history of crystallography, as well as autobiographical articles from some of the current and previous winners of the Gregori Aminoff Prize. You can read the first papers published in this virtual issue here.

21st Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics - Poster Prize
Physica Scripta is pleased to announce that the 21st Central European Workshop on Quantum Optics Poster Prize was awarded to Dr Sahand Mahmoodian of the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen for the work 'Efficiently interfacing photons with quantum dots in photonic crystal waveguides'.

Highlights of 2013
Physica Scripta proudly presents the Highlights of 2013 collection. These articles published in 2013 cover a broad spectrum of physics research selected based on the number of citations, the number of downloads, or their scientific impact.

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  • Dynamic Hubbard model: kinetic energy driven charge expulsion, charge inhomogeneity, hole superconductivity and Meissner effect

    J E Hirsch 2013 Phys. Scr. 88 035704

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  • Snails home

    D J Dunstan and D J Hodgson 2014 Phys. Scr. 89 068002

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  • Primacy and ranking of UEFA soccer teams from biasing organization rules

    Marcel Ausloos et al 2014 Phys. Scr. 89 108002

    View abstract View article PDF (1.65 MB)

  • The motion of an arbitrarily rotating spherical projectile and its application to ball games

    Garry Robinson and Ian Robinson 2013 Phys. Scr. 88 018101

    View abstract View article PDF (572 KB)

  • Towards industrial applications of graphene electrodes

    Sukang Bae et al 2012 Phys. Scr. 2012 014024

    View abstract View article PDF (2.01 MB)

  • Two-dimensional crystals-based heterostructures: materials with tailored properties

    K S Novoselov and A H Castro Neto 2012 Phys. Scr. 2012 014006

    View abstract View article PDF (1.16 MB)

  • Gradual growth of gold nanoseeds on silica for SiO2@gold homogeneous nano core/shell applications by the chemical reduction method

    H Rezvani Nikabadi et al 2013 Phys. Scr. 87 025802

    View abstract View article PDF (1.83 MB)

  • Emergent electromagnetism in solids

    Naoto Nagaosa and Yoshinori Tokura 2012 Phys. Scr. 2012 014020

    View abstract View article PDF (1.48 MB)

  • Fifty years in studying carbon-based materials

    Mildred S Dresselhaus 2012 Phys. Scr. 2012 014002

    View abstract View article PDF (1.99 MB)

  • Facilities and methods for radioactive ion beam production

    Y Blumenfeld et al 2013 Phys. Scr. 2013 014023

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