The European Physical Journal A (EPJ A) presents new and original research results in Hadron physics and Nuclear physics, in a variety of formats, including Regular Articles, Reviews, New Tools and Techniques and Letters. The range of topics is extensive:

  • Hadron Physics
    Hadron Structure
    Hadron Spectroscopy
    Hadronic and Electroweak Interactions of Hadrons
    Nonperturbative Approaches to QCD
    Phenomenological Approaches to Hadron Physics
  • Nuclear and Quark Matter
    Heavy-Ion Collisions
    Phase Diagram of the Strong Interaction
    Hard Probes
    Quark-Gluon Plasma and Hadronic Matter
    Relativistic Transport and Hydrodynamics
    Compact Stars
  • Nuclear Physics
    Nuclear Structure and Reactions
    Few-Body Systems
    Radioactive Beams
    Electroweak Interactions
    Nuclear Astrophysics

Commonly used title abbreviations: Eur. Phys. J. A, Eur.Phys.J.A, EPJA, EPJ A

  • Offers new and original research results in hadron and nuclear physics, including related areas (nuclear astrophysics, quark matter, …)
  • Formats include Regular Articles, Reviews, New Tools and Techniques, Letters, Letters to the Editor, Comment and Replies
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Editors-in-Chief
  • David Blaschke,
  • Thomas Duguet,
  • Maria Jose Garcia Borge
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2.176 (2019)
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2.345 (2019)
Five year impact factor
74,767 (2019)
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The European Physical Journal is jointly published by EDP Sciences, Società Italiana di Fisica and Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
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