The journal Few-Body Systems presents original research work, both experimental and theoretical, investigating the behavior of few-body systems. These are understood as consisting of a small number of well-defined constituent structures. The focus is on the research methods, properties, and results characteristic of few-body systems. Examples of few-body problems include light nuclear systems (few-nucleon bound and scattering states), small molecules as well as light atoms (few-electron systems in external fields), specific systems in condensed matter and surface physics (quantum dots); however, also systems as large as celestial systems and as small as elementary particles.
The journal is interdisciplinary, offering research in particle, nuclear, atomic, molecular, and condensed-matter physics, as well as from astrophysics, astronomy, mathematics, and chemistry.
The journal also publishes papers in the form of letters, rapid communications, comments, and reviews or progress reports.
- Presents original research work, both experimental and theoretical, on behavior of few-body systems
- Examines systems as large as celestial systems and as small as elementary particles
- Coverage spans relevant aspects of physics as well as astrophysics, astronomy, mathematics, and chemistry
- Offers letters, rapid communications, comments, reviews and progress reports
- 91% of authors who answered a survey reported that they would definitely publish or probably publish in the journal again
- Publishing model
- Hybrid. Open Access options available
- 0.874 (2018)
- Impact factor
- 0.658 (2018)
- Five year impact factor
- 61 days
- Submission to first decision
- 117 days
- Submission to acceptance
- 20,408 (2018)