Applied Physics B

Applied Physics B: Lasers & Optics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Springer. It is a continuation of Applied Physics, which ran from January 1973 to August 1981, and Applied Physics B: Photophysics and Laser Chemistry, which ran from September 1981 to December 1993. As of May 2012, the editor-in-chief is Frank Trager (University of Kassel).

Journal topics include laser physics, linear optics, nonlinear optics, photonic devices, optical & laser materials, and quantum optics. Topics also include laser spectroscopy pertaining to atoms, molecules, and clusters. It publishes original research articles, invited reviews, and rapid communications.

This journal is indexed in the following databases: Academic OneFile, Academic Search, Astrophysics Data System (ADS), Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS), Chimica, Current Abstracts, Current Contents Collections / Electronics & Telecommunications Collection, Current Contents /Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences, EBSCO, EI – Compendex, Gale, Google Scholar, Index Copernicus, INIS Atomindex, Inspec, Journal Citation Reports, Mass Spectrometry Bulletin,  Materials Science Citation Index, OCLC, PASCAL database, Science Citation Index, Science Citation Index Expanded (SciSearch), SCOPUS, and  Summon by Serial Solutions.

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