Physical Review X

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Physical Review X  
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Phys. Rev. X
Discipline Physics
Language English
Edited by Jean-Michel Raimond and M. Cristina Marchetti
Publication details
American Physical Society (United States)
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
License Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License
ISSN 2160-3308
LCCN 2011201149
OCLC no. 706478714

Physical Review X is a peer-reviewed open access scientific journal published by the American Physical Society covering all aspects of physics. It is part of the Physical Review family of journals.[1] The lead editors are Jean-Michel Raimond (Université de Pierre et Marie Curie) and M. Cristina Marchetti (Syracuse University). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2016 impact factor of 12.789.[2]


The journal was first announced in January 2011[3] and began publishing papers in August 2011. An early editorial outlined the journal's publishing philosophy.[4]. The first editor was Jorge Pullin.


  1. ^ "APS Journals". American Physical Society. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Physical Review X". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2014. 
  3. ^ "APS Announces Physical Review X, an Open Access Journal covering Physics and its Application to Related Fields". American Physical Society. 19 January 2011. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 
  4. ^ Pullin, Jorge; Miao, Ling. "Physical Review X: What does it offer? Some opening words from the editors". American Physical Society. Retrieved 3 December 2014. 

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