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Physics - Particle and Nuclear Physics | EPJ C- The European Physical Journal C (EPJC) - Particles and Fields

The European Physical Journal C

The European Physical Journal C

Particles and Fields

Editors-in-Chief: I. Antoniadis; J. Engelen; G. Isidori

ISSN: 1434-6052 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10052

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  • Offers new and original research results in Theoretical and Experimental physics
  • Formats include Regular Articles, Reviews, Tools for Experiment and Theory, Scientific Notes and Letters
  • Covers a broad range of topics in both Theoretical physics and Experimental physics

The European Physical Journal C (EPJ C) is an open-access journal funded by SCOAP3 (scoap3.org) and licensed under CC BY 4.0. EPJ C presents new and original research results in theoretical physics and experimental physics, in a variety of formats, including Regular Articles, Reviews, Tools for Experiment and Theory, Scientific Notes and Letters. The range of topics is extensive:

Experimental Physics
Hadron and lepton collider physics 
Lepton nucleon scattering 
High energy nuclear reactions 
Standard model precision tests
Search for new physics beyond the standard model
Heavy flavour physics 
Neutrino physics
High energy cosmic rays 
Dark matter searches 
Particle detector developments 
Accelerator physics 
Computational methods and analysis tools

Theoretical Physics I: Phenomenology of the Standard Model and Beyond
Electroweak interactions                             
Quantum chromo dynamics
Heavy quark physics and quark flavour mixing
Neutrino physics
Meson spectroscopy and non-perturbative QCD 
Low-energy effective field theories 
Lattice field theory
High temperature QCD and heavy ion physics
Phenomenology of supersymmetric extensions of the SM
Phenomenology of non-supersymmetric extensions of the SM
Model building and alternative models of electroweak symmetry breaking
Flavour physics beyond the SM
Computational Algorithms and Tools

Theoretical Physics II: Gravitation, Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology, General Aspects of Quantum Field Theories, and Alternatives
Classical and quantum theory of gravitation
Extended theories of gravity
High-energy astroparticle physics
Cosmology and the early universe
Black hole dynamics
Mathematical aspects of quantum field theories, and alternatives
Supergravity and string theory
Gauge/gravity dualities

Commonly used title abbreviations: Eur. Phys. J. C, Eur.Phys.J.C, EPJC, EPJ C

Related subjects » Applied & Technical Physics - Astronomy - Nuclear Energy - Particle and Nuclear Physics - Theoretical, Mathematical & Computational Physics

Impact Factor: 5.247 (2012) * 

Rank 6 of 27 in subject category Physics, Particles & Fields

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    Experimental Physics
    Hadron and lepton collider physics 
    Lepton nucleon scattering 
    High energy nuclear reactions 
    Standard model precision tests
    Search for new physics beyond the standard model
    Heavy flavour physics 
    Neutrino physics
    High energy cosmic rays 
    Dark matter searches 
    Particle detector developments 
    Accelerator physics 
    Computational methods and analysis tools

    Theoretical Physics I: Phenomenology of the Standard Model and Beyond
    Electroweak interactions and Higgs physics                           
    Quantum chromo dynamics
    Heavy quark physics and quark flavour mixing
    Neutrino physics
    Meson spectroscopy and non-perturbative QCD 
    Low-energy effective field theories 
    Lattice field theory
    High temperature QCD and heavy ion physics
    Phenomenology of supersymmetric extensions of the SM
    Phenomenology of non-supersymmetric extensions of the SM
    Model building and alternative models of electroweak symmetry breaking
    Flavour physics beyond the SM
    Computational algorithms and tools           

    Theoretical Physics II: Gravitation, Astroparticle Physics and Cosmology, General Aspects of Quantum Field Theories, and Alternatives
    Classical and quantum theory of gravitation
    Extended theories of gravity
    High-energy astroparticle physics
    Cosmology and the early universe
    Black hole dynamics
    Mathematical aspects of quantum field theories, and alternatives
    Supergravity and string theory
    Gauge/gravity dualities

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    Tools for Experiment and Theory
    Scientific Notes
    Reviews

    Letters: must describe novel and original work deserving timely publication. There is no formal a priori page limit for letters but they might not be eligible as such if judged too extensive in terms of background and supporting material with respect to the novel results described. As a rule, we recommend that letters not exceed 4-6 printed pages in the EPJ C style format,  including tables and figures and excluding possibly extensive lists of authors. A letter may well be followed by one or more regular articles containing additional details.

    Regular Articles: describe original work, or provide details of original work previously published in a Letter article. There is no general limitation of the overall size nor of the number of figures, nor of the level of details considered to be necessary.

    Tools for Experiment and Theory/Scientific Notes: are articles presenting original and new developments of particle detectors, readout electronics, computational methods or analysis tools. Direct relevance to physics topics within the "Aims and Scopes" must be demonstrated.
    An important subgroup are Scientific Notes, typically based on internal notes of experimental collaborations, detailing specific aspects of importance for understanding and assessing the physics results presented in large collaboration papers.
    Technical details down to the level of construction drawings, electronic circuit diagrams or computer codes should not be included but may be added as electronic-only supplementory material.

    Reviews: are by invitation only through the Editorial Board. There is no general limit to the overall length -- they may contain, but should not be restricted to, original work. Reviews will fall into one of the following categories:
    1) Comprehensive reviews of major topics within the "Aims and Scope" of EPJA and EPJC. Their primary assets will be pedagogical exposition, synthesis of key developments, and the inclusion of a definitive and representative bibliography.
    2) Technical papers presenting an extensive review of a specialist topic within the "Aims and Scope".
    3) Reviews of a newly emerging field, providing an up-to-date synthesis and an extended discussion of the open questions. The discussion is expected to lead to an assessment of the possible further developments within the field, potentially making a substantial contribution to guiding decisions concerning the planning or running of experimental and observational facilities.
    4) Outstanding thesis or working reports, the richness and importance of whose details justify the exceptional publication of the full length work.

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