Applied Physics Letters

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Applied Physics Letters  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Appl. Phys. Lett.
Discipline Applied physics
Language English
Edited by Reuben T. Collins
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Weekly
ISSN 0003-6951 (print)
1077-3118 (web)
OCLC no. 1580952

Applied Physics Letters is a weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal that is published by the American Institute of Physics. Its focus is rapid publication and dissemination of new experimental and theoretical papers regarding applications of physics in all disciplines of science, engineering, and modern technology. Additionally, there is an emphasis on fundamental and new developments which lay the groundwork for fields that are rapidly evolving.[1][2]

The journal was established in 1962. The editor-in-chief is Reuben T. Collins (Colorado School of Mines).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

This journal is indexed in the following databases:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal had a 2015 impact factor of 3.142 ranking it 28th out of 145 in the category "Physics, Applied".


  1. ^ Home page. Applied Physics Letters. American Institute of Physics. 2016.
  2. ^ Overview. Applied Physics Letters. American Institute of Physics. 2016.

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