Frontiers of Physics, an international refereed journal, aims to summarize the latest and significant progress and highlight frontier achievements, hot topics and cross points in a variety of research fields in physics, such as quantum computation and quantum information; atomic, molecular, and optical physics; condensed matter and materials physics; particle, nuclear physics, astrophysics and cosmology, and to provide a platform for communication and exchange of ideas among physicists in China and overseas. The journal publishes Review and Topical Review articles. The Review provides a comprehensive overview of certain active research areas and the Topical Review offers a snapshot of recent progress in a particular and rapidly developing research field.

  • Facilitates communication among physicists and students around the world
  • Publishes Review, Topical Review articles, and Special Topics
  • Covers quantum computation and quantum information; atomic, molecular, and optical physics; condensed matter and materials physics; particle, nuclear physics, astrophysics and cosmology

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Editors-in-Chief
  • Kuang-Ta Chao
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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2.502 (2019)
Impact factor
2.398 (2019)
Five year impact factor
27,706 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
2095-0470
Print ISSN
2095-0462
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Co-publication with Higher Education Press
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  1. Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
  2. CNKI
  3. Chinese Science Citation Database
  4. Current Contents/Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences
  5. Dimensions
  6. EBSCO Discovery Service
  7. Google Scholar
  8. INSPEC
  9. INSPIRE
  10. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  11. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  12. Naver
  13. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  14. ProQuest Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database
  15. ProQuest Central
  16. ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection
  17. ProQuest Technology Collection
  18. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  19. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  20. SCImago
  21. SCOPUS
  22. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
  23. UGC-CARE List (India)
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