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2012-07-02 06:21:47

Key titles dominate their categories, according to newly released Thomson Reuters' data MELVILLE, N.Y., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is proud to announce significant increases in impact factors across its journal portfolio, as reported in the 2011 Journal Citation Reports®(JCR) (Thomson Reuters 2012). Outstanding performers are The Journal of Chemical Physics, the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, and Physics Today....

2012-06-18 14:20:46

COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Physics (AIP) welcomes a new report, drafted by a distinguished group of U.K. scholarly publishing stakeholders, which seeks to achieve wider and more open public access to peer-reviewed publications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100714/AIPLOGO) This report, Accessibility, sustainability, excellence: how to expand access to research publications, released on June 19 (GMT +1), is the...

2012-04-10 06:25:36

JAP Materials and APL Materials to join the ranks of AIP's premier journals MELVILLE, N.Y., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new open-access journals will join the distinguished ranks of publications produced by the American Institute of Physics (AIP) later this year. The journals - JAP Materials and APL Materials - will be affiliated with AIP's two premier applied physics journals, Journal of Applied Physics (JAP) and Applied Physics Letters (APL), and will feature research...

2012-01-21 00:10:39

University of Notre Dame nuclear physicists Philippe Collon and Michael Wiescher are using accelerated ion beams to pinpoint the age and origin of material used in pottery, painting, metalwork and other art. The results of their tests can serve as powerful forensic tools to reveal counterfeit art work, without the destruction of any sample as required in some chemical analysis. Their research is featured on the front cover of the current issue of Physics Today in an article titled,...

2011-11-30 09:07:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), and Publishing Technology plc (LSE: PTO) announce a partnership to build the next generation of AIP's Scitation, scheduled for launch in the fourth quarter of 2012. (Logo: <font size="2" face="Arial">http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100714/AIPLOGO</font>) The new custom platform will be developed using Publishing Technology's pub2web hosting...

2011-06-21 13:00:00

New tool measures article usage in fast-track open access journal MELVILLE, N.Y., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), announces the launch of article-level metrics for its new, open access journal AIP Advances (http://aipadvances.aip.org/). The COUNTER 3-compliant tool measures abstract and full-text article views and offers a graphical snapshot of cumulative usage of both, beginning with the date the article is...

2011-06-02 13:09:00

New team strongly positions series for even greater growth MELVILLE, N.Y., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) (www.aip.org), announces the publication of the 100,000(th) paper in its AIP Conference Proceedings series, a watershed event in the program's rich history. The proceedings volume that contains the 100,000(th) article is The IX International Conference on Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum -...

2011-04-19 11:02:00

Publishing partnership to begin in 2012 MELVILLE, N.Y., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) (aip.org), is pleased to announce that it has signed a new partnership agreement with Chinese Journal of Chemical Physics (CJCP). Beginning in 2012, AIP will manage hosting, sales, marketing, and distribution of CJCP for all international markets outside China. CJCP will maintain editorial control of the journal and...

2011-04-14 09:22:00

Educators can easily prepare course materials using AIP content MELVILLE, N.Y., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP) (www.aip.org), announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with publishing innovator SharedBook which makes AIP's catalog of highly cited journals available through SharedBook's AcademicPub platform. AIP Publishing is the first physical science publisher to make its content available...

2010-11-23 09:02:00

MELVILLE, N.Y., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), today announced the launch of AIP Advances (aipadvances.aip.org), a fast-track, community-style open access journal, focusing on applied research in the physical sciences. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100714/AIPLOGO) AIP Advances offers researchers a new way to rapidly and effectively bring their work to the attention of the global physical...