Journal of Microscopy

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Journal of Microscopy  
Former names
Transactions of The Microscopical Society & Journal
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Microsc.
Discipline Microscopy
Language English
Edited by Tony Wilson
Publication details
Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Royal Microscopical Society (United Kingdom)
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
ISSN 0022-2720 (print)
1365-2818 (web)
LCCN 75613422
OCLC no. 746955555

The Journal of Microscopy is the peer-reviewed scientific journal of the Royal Microscopical Society which covers all aspects of microscopy including spatially resolved spectroscopy, compositional mapping, and image analysis. This includes technology and applications in physics, chemistry, material science, and the life sciences. It is published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the Society. The editor-in-chief is Tony Wilson, an Engineering Science professor at Oxford University.
The journal publishes review articles, original research papers, short communications, and letters to the editor. It was established in 1841 as the Transactions of The Microscopical Society & Journal, obtaining its current name in 1869, with volume numbering restarting at 1.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

A plate from the 1853 volume of the Journal illustrating Professor Arthur Henfrey's paper on Fresh-water Con-fervoid Algae.

The journals is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2012 impact factor of 1.633.[1]


  1. ^ "Journal of Microscopy". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013. 

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