Atoms is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on all aspects of the atom published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science), Astrophysics Data System, Inspec, CAPlus / SciFinder, INSPIRE, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q2 (Nuclear and High Energy Physics)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 19.6 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2023).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 1.8 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 1.8 (2022)
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Special Issue in Atoms
Applications of Cold-Atom-Based Quantum Technology Guest Editors: Jamie Vovrosh, Yu-Hung Lien
Deadline: 30 September 2023
Special Issue in Atoms
Atomic Spectroscopy for Plasma Diagnostics Guest Editors: Roger Hutton, Wenxian Li
Deadline: 15 October 2023
Special Issue in Atoms
Rydberg Atomic Physics Guest Editor: Spiros Alexiou
Deadline: 31 October 2023
Special Issue in Atoms
Over a Century of Nuclear Isomers: Challenges and Prospects Guest Editor: Adam R. Vernon
Deadline: 30 November 2023
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