Aims & Scope

As of January 2021 SN Applied Sciences has become a fully open access (OA) journal. All content published in the journal will be published under an open access license, and freely available to readers worldwide, enabling the widest possible dissemination and reuse.

SN Applied Sciences is a multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed open access journal for the disciplines of Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Engineering, Materials Science and Physics. It fosters sound scientific discovery to solve practical problems. The journal encourages quality, scientifically valid, original articles which present a good understanding of scientific knowledge, experiments and theories, methods and techniques, as well as interdisciplinary linkages. It welcomes research articles, review papers, case studies, and short communications.

All papers are evaluated on the basis of scientific content. Submissions are first screened for research and publication ethics prior to peer review. In addition to direct submissions, SN Applied Sciences also considers papers that have been referred from Springer Nature‚Äôs prestigious journal portfolio. 

SN Applied Sciences offers Topical Collections designed to consolidate publications of a specific research topic. Articles can be either released as direct papers or within a Topical Collection.

The Journal encourages the submission of videos, letters to the Editors (opinions and commentaries), interviews, observations on timely topics, and other supplementary electronic materials designed to enhance reader engagement. In its commitment to promoting education, the journal welcomes submission of articles from students and their mentors.

Open Access means widest possible disseminationMore downloads, more exposure, more citations for your workNo colour chargesInternational interdisciplinary applied science content for a wide readershipSound science discovery to solve practical problems in an innovative wayRapid publication of articles with high visibilityArticle-level metrics to track the impact of your work 

Opportunities for you or your organization to partner with the Journal and enjoy planning and publishing Topical Collections in hot areas of research.

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