Special Issues

Physics runs special issues to create collections of papers on specific topics. The aim is to build a community of authors and readers to discuss the latest research and develop new ideas and research directions. Special Issues are led by Guest Editors who are experts in the subject and oversee the editorial process for papers. Papers published in a Special Issue will be collected together on a dedicated page of the journal website. For any inquiries related to a Special Issue, please contact the Editorial Office.

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The Nuclear Shell Model 70 Years after Its Advent: Achievements and Prospects
edited by Angela Gargano, Giovanni De Gregorio and Silvia Monica Lenzi
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | 7 articles | Viewed by 5823
Keywords: nuclear shell model; effective interactions; nuclear forces; nuclear structure; many-body methods; high performance computing; exotic nuclei; nuclear spectroscopy
(This special issue belongs to the Section Atomic Physics)
Physics of Thermoelectric Materials
edited by Norbert M. Nemes, and Federico Serrano Sanchez
submission deadline 30 Jun 2022 | Viewed by 394
Keywords: thermoelectric; thermoelectricity; thermoelectric materials; thermoelectric devices; thermoelectric modules; Seebeck coefficient; thermal conductivity; electrical conductivity; figure of merit; synthesis– structure– properties relationship
(This special issue belongs to the Section Applied Physics)
The Higgs Boson: Present Status and Future Prospects
edited by Rostislav Konoplich and Kirill Prokofiev
submission deadline 31 Jul 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 2297
Keywords: Higgs boson; LHC; future accelerators; new physics; extended Higgs sector; CP-violation; rare decays; self-coupling; effective field theory; metastable vacuum; cosmology; dark matter
(This special issue belongs to the Section High Energy Physics)
Teaching and Learning Quantum Theory and Particle Physics
edited by Oliver Passon, Gesche Pospiech and Thomas Zügge
submission deadline 1 Aug 2022 | Viewed by 265
Keywords: physics education; quantum theory; particle physics; nature of science; scientific literacy; history of physics in physics education; philosophy of physics in physics education
(This special issue belongs to the Section Physics Education)
Jean Cleymans: A Life for Physics submission deadline 15 Aug 2022 | 2 articles | Viewed by 1121
Keywords: particle production in high-energy collisions; relativistic heavy-ion collisions; statistical models and approaches in high-energy collisions; QCD phase diagrams; non-extensivity in particle and nuclear interactions; QCD thermodynamics; quark– gluon plasma and new matter formation; new physics in high-energy collisons
(This special issue belongs to the Section High Energy Physics)
New Advances in Quantum Geometry
edited by Shidong Liang, and
submission deadline 30 Sep 2022 | 1 articles | Viewed by 1427
Keywords: noncommutative geometry; spin foams; nonlocal geometry; generalised uncertainty relations; quantum reference frames; quantum entanglement; information geometry; string geometry; holographic geometry; Weyl geometry; Finsler geometry
(This special issue belongs to the Section Classical Physics)
Beyond the Standard Models of Physics and Cosmology
edited by
submission deadline 30 Sep 2022 | 6 articles | Viewed by 6610
Keywords: cosmoparticle physics; cosmology and particle physics; physics of dark matter and the early Universe; physics beyond the standard models
(This special issue belongs to the Section High Energy Physics)
A Themed Issue in Honor of Professor Marcel Goossens on the Occasion of His 75th Birthday
edited by Stefaan Poedts and Tom Van Doorsselaere
submission deadline 1 Oct 2022 | Viewed by 148
Keywords: solar physics; astrophysics; solar and space plasmas; waves and instabilities; seismology; magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) and plasma physics; coronal loops; coronal heating; MHD waves
(This special issue belongs to the Section Astronomy, Astrophysics and Planetology)
Vacuum Fluctuations submission deadline 1 Nov 2022 | Viewed by 208
Keywords: vacuum fluctuations electromagnetic field; quantum vacuum; zero-point vibrations; Casimir force; Casimir effect; dynamical Casimir effect; virtual particles; vacuum boundary conditions; QED; microcavity electrodynamics; quantum fields
(This special issue belongs to the Section High Energy Physics)
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