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, Tools for Experiment and Theory/Scientific Notes 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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  • David Blaschke,
  • Thomas Duguet,
  • Maria Jose Garcia Borge
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  1. Content type: Special Article - New Tools and Techniques


    Authors: Michael Akashi-Ronquest, Amanda Bacon, Christopher Benson, Kolahal Bhattacharya, Thomas Caldwell, Joseph A. Formaggio, Dan Gastler, Brianna Grado-White, Jeff Griego, Michael Gold, Andrew Hime, Christopher M. Jackson, Stephen Jaditz, Chris Kachulis, Edward Kearns, Joshua R. Klein…

  2. Content type: Regular Article - Experimental Physics


    Authors: Md. A. Asgar, G. Mukherjee, T. Roy, S. Nandi, G. H. Bhatt, J. A. Sheikh, R. Palit, S. Bhattacharyya, Soumik Bhattacharya, C. Bhattacharya, A. Dhal, T. K. Ghosh, A. Chaudhuri, K. Banerjee, Samir Kundu, T. K. Rana…

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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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