Lab on a Chip (journal)

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Lab on a Chip  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Lab Chip
Discipline Miniaturisation
Language English
Edited by George M. Whitesides
Publication details
Royal Society of Chemistry (United Kingdom)
Publication history
Frequency Biweekly
ISSN 1473-0197 (print)
1473-0189 (web)
LCCN 2001257026
OCLC no. 48200889

Lab on a Chip is a peer-reviewed scientific journal which publishes original (primary) research and review articles on any aspect of miniaturisation at the micro and nano scale. Lab on a Chip is published monthly by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and the editor-in-chief is George M. Whitesides. The journal was established in 2001 and hosts other RSC publications: Highlights in Chemical Technology and Highlights in Chemical Biology. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2014 impact factor of 6.115.[1]

Subject coverage[edit]

Lab on a Chip publishes research at the micro- and nano-scale across a variety of disciplines including chemistry, biology, bioengineering, physics, electronics, clinical science, chemical engineering, and materials science.

Article types[edit]

Lab on a Chip publishes full research papers, technical notes, urgent communications, critical and tutorial reviews, and mini-reviews.

Chips & Tips[edit]

Chips & Tips is an online resource launched in 2006. It is moderated by David Beebe (University of Wisconsin–Madison) and Glenn Walker (North Carolina State University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). Chips & Tips pages are brief practical tips for the miniaturisation community, including pictures, videos, and schematics.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Lab on a Chip". 2014 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2015. 

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