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The European Physical Journal Plus

The European Physical Journal Plus

Editors-in-Chief: L. Cifarelli; E. Nappi

ISSN: 2190-5444 (electronic version)

Journal no. 13360

 

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    The aims of this peer-reviewed online journal are to distribute and archive all relevant material required to document, assess, validate and reconstruct in detail the body of knowledge in the physical and related sciences.

    The scope of EPJ Plus encompasses a broad landscape of fields and disciplines in the physical and related sciences - such as covered by the topical EPJ journals and with the explicit addition of geophysics, astrophysics, general relativity and cosmology, mathematical and quantum physics, classical and fluid mechanics, accelerator and medical physics, as well as physics techniques applied to any other topics, including energy, environment and cultural heritage.

    The journal will be a new forum for:

    1. the setting and improvement of standards, procedures and performance in:

    - experimental and observational physics: techniques and instruments, including laboratory protocols and similar best practice studies in scientific data acquisition, analysis, transmission and processing;

    - computational physics: numerical techniques and simulations, including technical performance studies and similar benchmark calculations;

    - theoretical physics: development and refinement of relevant mathematical tools
    and techniques;

    2. the progress, verification and documentation of research through:

    - important and substantial additional details and insights on existing work;

    - original research, by theoretical, experimental or numerical means, on specific or technical issues, in particular critical assessment of existing work;

    - relevant and independent theoretical, computational or experimental support
    and validation of previously published results.

    To facilitate such aims and scope:

    - papers will be refereed regarding the quality and thoroughness of presentation as well as the clarity and soundness of details and arguments.

    - the journal explicitly encourages the submission of additional material that can be published as electronic supplementary material to accepted articles.

    The journal will accept the following article categories:

    - Regular Article
    - Technical Report
    - Review
    - Addendum(*)

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    (*) Addenda (analogous to Errata) refer directly to a previously published paper, but update rather than correct published material.

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