Journal History

2014 Separations, formerly Chromatography, releases the inaugural issue and is published as a quarterly journal.
2016 The journal’s name is changed from Chromatography to Separations.
Separations is indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) and the Web of Science.
Separations starts the Travel Award project.
2017 Separations announced the first edition of the Travel award.
The Twitter account for Separations was created.
2019 Separations was indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE) - Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics).
Separations announced the second edition of the Travel Award.
Separation announced the first edition of the Best Paper Awards.
2020 Separation announced the first edition of Outstanding Reviewer Award.
Separation announced the first edition of Highly Cited Paper Awards.
Separations became an affiliated journal of Central European Group of Separation Sciences.
Separations received its first Impact Factor (1.900).
Separations adopted a monthly publication schedule.
2021 Separations received the new Impact Factor (2.777).
Separations established the following sections:
  • Analysis of Natural Products and Pharmaceuticals Section;
  • Analysis of Food and Beverages Section;
  • Materials in Analysis Section;
  • Analysis of Fragrances Section;
  • Bioanalysis/Clinical Analysis Section;
  • Environmental Analysis Section;
  • Forensics/Toxins Section;
  • Analysis of Energies Section.
2022 Separations received the new Impact Factor (3.344), ranked 37/87 (Q2) in 'Chemistry, Analytical'.
Separations established the following sections:
  • Purification Technology;
  • Chromatographic Separations.
2023 Separations published its 1,000th paper.

Editor-in-Chief

2014–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Frank L. Dorman

Section Editor-in-Chief

2021–present

Section Editor-in-Cheif: Dr. Sascha Nowak for the section on Analysis of Energies
Section Editor-in-Cheif: Prof. Dr. Javier Saurina for the section on Analysis of Food and Beverages
Section Editor-in-Cheif: Dr. Paraskevas D. Tzanavaras for the section on Analysis of Natural Products and Pharmaceuticals
Section Editor-in-Cheif:
Prof. Dr. Ki Hyun Kim for the section on Purification Technology

2022–present

Section Editor-in-Cheif: Prof. Dr. Victoria Samanidou for the section on Chromatographic Separations
Section Editor-in-Cheif:
Dr. Katelynn A. Perrault for the section on Forensics/Toxins

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