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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2.483 (2018)
Impact factor
2.507 (2018)
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. EBSCO Discovery Service
  6. Gale
  7. Gale Academic OneFile
  8. Google Scholar
  9. INSPEC
  10. INSPIRE
  11. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  12. Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
  13. Naver
  14. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  15. ProQuest Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Database
  16. ProQuest Central
  17. ProQuest SciTech Premium Collection
  18. ProQuest Technology Collection
  19. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  20. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  21. SCImago
  22. SCOPUS
  23. Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch)
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