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Sensors — Open Access Journal

Sensors (ISSN 1424-8220; CODEN: SENSC9) is the leading international peer-reviewed open access journal on the science and technology of sensors and biosensors. Sensors is published monthly online by MDPI.   
  • Open Access free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), MEDLINE (PubMed), Ei Compendex, Inspec (IET) and Scopus.
  • CiteScore 2017 (Scopus): 3.23; ranked 9/116 in 'Physics and Astronomy: Instrumentation' and 100/644 in 'Electrical and Electronic Engineering.'
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 21 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5 days (median values for papers published in the first half 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.
  • Sections: published in 8 topical sections.

Impact Factor: 2.475 (2017) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.014 (2017)

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Sensors
Remote Sensing and Its Applications in the Bio-Geosciences Guest Editors: Frank Veroustraete, Manuela Balzarolo, Willem W. Verstraeten
Deadline: 20 December 2018
Special Issue in Sensors
First Experiences with Chinese Gaofen-3 SAR Sensor Guest Editors: Qingjun Zhang, Zhenhong Li, Yunkai Deng, Guisheng Liao
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Sensors
Green Wireless Networks in 5G-inspired Applications Guest Editors: Zeeshan Kaleem, Fadi Al-Turjman, Mihai Lazarescu, Ejaz Ahmed
Deadline: 15 January 2019
Special Issue in Sensors
Selected Papers from Ibersensor Conference 2018 Guest Editors: Cecilia Jimenez, Mar Puyol
Deadline: 31 January 2019

Topical Collections

Topical Collection in Sensors
Positioning and Navigation Collection Editors: Kourosh Khoshelham, Sisi Zlatanova
Topical Collection in Sensors
Wearable and Unobtrusive Monitoring Systems Collection Editors: Toshiyo Tamura, Wenxi Chen
Topical Collection in Sensors
Sensors for Globalized Healthy Living and Wellbeing Collection Editor: Panicos Kyriacou
Topical Collection in Sensors
Modeling, Testing and Reliability Issues in MEMS Engineering Collection Editor: Stefano Mariani

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