We publish papers that are important and clear, and often of broad interest. To maximise their exposure, we publish them in the most prestigious journals appropriate. Here are some of the journals we have published in, followed by some that we haven’t, but would like to.

  • Nature Reviews Physics
    7.5334

    Nature Reviews Physics

    Part of the prestigious Nature Reviews portfolio, it publishes review articles on all of physics. Review journals tend to be highly cited.

  • Nature Physics
    4.86178

    Nature Physics

    It publishes the highest-quality research in all branches of physics, but is less interdisciplinary than Physical Review Letters and X.

  • Science Advances
    3.37715

    Science Advances

    Modelled on Nature Communications, it collects the best of Science’s spillover, publishing significant advances across all areas of science.

  • Nature Communications
    2.854,295

    Nature Communications

    Collecting the best of Nature’s spillover, it publishes significant advances across all of science. It’s the analogue of Science Advances.

  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA
    2.693,28619%

    PNAS

    Established in 1914 and one of the most prestigious and highly cited multidisciplinary journals, it publishes on all aspects of science.

  • npj Quantum Information
    2.4237

    npj Quantum Info

    Part of the Nature Partner Journal series, it publishes esteemed research on quantum computing, communications and information theory.

  • Physical Review Letters
    2.372,54825%

    Physical Review Letters

    Established in 1958, it is one of the most prestigious journals in physics. Papers can be on any subject and are limited to five pages.

  • ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation
    1.8725

    ACM TOMACS

    One of many ACM journals, it publishes notable research on discrete and continuous simulation and innovative new methods for doing it.

  • Transactions of the American Mathematical Society
    1.81303

    Trans Amer Math Soc

    It publishes significant papers over 15 pages on all aspects of mathematics. Its sister journal, Proceedings, publishes shorter papers.

  • Proceedings of the Royal Society A
    1.43252

    Proc Royal Society A

    Originally established in 1831 for shorter papers, it publishes notable research across the mathematical, physical and engineering sciences.

  • Journal of the Royal Society Interface
    1.41243

    J Royal Soc Interface

    It publishes notable research that applies physics and mathematics to problems in biology and medicine. Papers tend to be less technical.

  • European Journal of Combinatorics
    1.39133

    Eur J Combinatorics

    It publishes work on combinatorics and its links with other branches of mathematics, as well as aspects of theoretical computer science.

  • SIAM Journal on Discrete Mathematics
    1.27135

    SIAM J Discrete Math

    One of several SIAM journals, it publishes research on combinatorics, graph theory, discrete optimization, coding and communication theory.

  • Electronic Journal of Probability
    1.2297

    Electron J Probability

    It publishes papers over 12 pages long on probability theory. Its sister journal, Electronic Communications, publishes shorter papers.

  • Physica A
    1.191,222

    Physica A

    Subtitled “Statistical Mechanics and its Applications”, its reputation has risen over the last 20 years to compare favourably with PRE.

  • Discrete Mathematics
    1.16348

    Discrete Mathematics

    Established in 1971, it was a favourite journal of Paul Erdȍs. It publishes work on discrete mathematics, combinatorics and graph theory.

  • Physical Review Materials
    1.14347

    Phys Rev Materials

    Launched in 2017, it publishes materials research at the level of Physical Review A–E. It is one of several new topic-focused APS journals.

  • Physical Review D
    1.143,478

    Physical Review D

    It publishes notable work on all aspects of high-energy physics, including particle physics, field theory, gravitation and cosmology.

  • Physica D
    1.1111726%

    Physica D

    Subtitled “Nonlinear Phenomena”, it is the Physica analogue of PRE. While Physica D was once the lesser of the two, they’ve swapped places.

  • Entropy
    1.168150%

    Entropy

    Over the last decade it has expanded rapidly, publishing on classical and quantum information, statistical physics and machine intelligence.

  • Mechanics Research Communications
    1.1101

    Mech Res Commun

    It publishes mechanics research, of at most seven pages, on the behaviour of continua, fluids, solids and particles, and their mixtures.

  • New Journal of Physics
    1.09677

    New Journal of Physics

    Published by the British and German physics societies, it covers all areas of physics, but has yet to compete with PRL in terms of prestige.

  • Mathematics and Computers in Simulation
    1.0613022%

    Math Comput Simulat

    It publishes on mathematics and computers as they apply to the dynamics and simulation of systems, and scientific computation in general.

  • Physical Review B
    1.035,29755%

    Physical Review B

    It publishes notable research on condensed matter and materials physics, with Phys Rev Materials seemingly set up as its open-access sister.

  • Journal of Chemical Physics
    0.992,070

    J Chemical Physics

    Set up when J Physical Chemistry refused to publish theoretical work, it now covers all areas of chemical physics and physical chemistry.

  • Journal of Physics A
    0.9760746%

    Journal of Physics A

    Subtitled “Mathematical and Theoretical”, it publishes on the mathematical structure of physics processes and methods for exploring them.

  • Journal of Statistical Physics
    0.96247

    J Statistical Physics

    It publishes on all areas of statistical physics, broadly interpreted to allow interdisciplinary work. Papers can be strongly mathematical.

  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
    0.96393

    Classical Quantum Grav

    It publishes on classical GR and its applications, experimental gravitation, cosmology, quantum gravity, and superstrings and supersymmetry.

  • Foundations of Physics
    0.9383

    Foundations of Physics

    It publishes on the conceptual bases of the fundamental theories of physics, and their logical, mathematical and philosophical premises.

  • JPhys Complexity
    0.93

    JPhys Complexity

    Established in 2020, this new journal aims to publish notable research across complex systems, nonlinear phenomena and network theory.

  • Philosophical Magazine
    0.89200

    Philosophical Magazine

    In its heyday it published papers by Faraday, Maxwell and Thomson. Today it focuses on the structure and properties of condensed matter.

  • Physical Review E
    0.852,202

    Physical Review E

    It publishes notable research on statistical, nonlinear, biological and soft matter physics, but in recent years has somewhat declined.

  • Journal of Statistical Mechanics
    0.75331

    J Statistical Mechanics

    It publishes on classical and quantum statistical physics, disordered systems, biological modeling and related interdisciplinary topics.

  • EPL
    0.75602

    EPL

    Originally Europhysics Letters, it rebranded with hopes of directly competing with PRL. But it never quite managed, and is now in decline.

  • Scientific Reports
    0.6820,81145%

    Scientific Reports

    An unchecked, open-access mega-journal, it publishes on the basis of correctness alone. We oppose using it, apart from heretical results.

  • PLoS ONE
    0.619,69446.9%

    PLoS ONE

    An unchecked, open-access mega-journal, it publishes on the basis of correctness alone. We oppose using it, apart from heretical results.

  • European Physical Journal B
    0.54280

    European Physical J B

    Subtitled “Condensed Matter and Complex Systems” and part of the EPJ series, it formed from the merger of related foreign language journals.

  • Nature
    8.829248%

    Nature

    Alongside Science, the premier science journal, covering all disciplines. In terms of content, it has a bias towards the life sciences.

  • Science
    7.529827%

    Science

    Alongside Nature, it is the premier science journal, covering all disciplines. It too has a life sciences bias, but less so than Nature.

  • Journal of the American Mathematical Society
    5.6925

    J Amer Math Soc

    Along with Annals, it is a contender for the premier mathematics journal. It publishes highly significant advances in pure mathematics.

  • Annals of Mathematics
    5.4138

    Annals of Mathematics

    Established in 1884 and considered by many the premier mathematics journal, it publishes advances of great significance across all aspects.

  • Nature Machine Intelligence
    5.11

    Nature Machine Intel

    Set up by the Nature group in 2019 to be the leading AI journal, it publishes on machine learning, artificial intelligence and robotics.

  • Physical Review X
    3.1231

    Physical Review X

    Set up to be the open-access version of PRL, it is much more selective, and now sits between PRL and Nature Physics in terms of prestige.

  • Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society
    1.7167

    Proc London Math Soc

    It publishes esteemed papers of at most 15 pages on all areas of mathematics. Its sister journal, Transactions, publishes longer papers.

  • Journal of High Energy Physics
    1.172,072

    J High Energy Physics

    It publishes notable research in particle physics, quantum and gauge field theories, symmetry, gravitation and strings and branes.

  • Physical Review A
    0.942,669

    Physical Review A

    It publishes on atomic, molecular and optical physics and quantum information. In past years its prestige has been higher than it shows now.