Atoms — Open Access Journal

Atoms (ISSN 2218-2004; CODEN: ATOMC5) is an international, peer-reviewed and cross-disciplinary scholarly journal of scientific studies related to all aspects of the atom published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science), Scopus (from Vol. 5, 2017),  ADS - Astrophysics Data System and INSPEC (IET).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 25 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 8 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • Recognition of reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Atoms
Atomic Data for Ions of Rare Earth Elements Guest Editors: Kanti Aggarwal, Per Jönsson
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Atoms
Stochastic Electrodynamics Guest Editor: Herman Batelaan
Deadline: 15 February 2019
Special Issue in Atoms
Few-body Physics in Ultracold Quantum Gases Guest Editor: Jose D'Incao
Deadline: 28 February 2019
Special Issue in Atoms
Plasma Spectroscopy in the Presence of Magnetic Fields Guest Editor: Mohammed KOUBITI
Deadline: 31 March 2019

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