Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences (PPS) is a monthly journal for the publication of original research papers (Full papers), Perspectives, Communications and Technical notes of current interest in the areas of photochemistry and photobiology.

The journal also contains a Forum section. PPS will be published under the Springer imprint as of 2021 and is the official journal of the European Society for Photobiology (ESP) and the European Photochemistry Association (EPA). The journal publishes articles on the interaction of light with molecules, supramolecular systems or biological matter.

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Rex Tyrrell,
  • Dario Bassani
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Hybrid (Transformative Journal). How to publish with us, including Open Access

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4.328 (2021)
Impact factor
3.888 (2021)
Five year impact factor
39 days
Submission to first decision (Median)
114,031 (2021)
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Electronic ISSN
1474-9092
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  19. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  20. SCImago
  21. SCOPUS
  22. Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE)
  23. TD Net Discovery Service
  24. WTI AG
  25. Wanfang
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