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Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
Advances in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics is a bimonthly publication of the International Press, publishing papers on all areas in which theoretical physics and mathematics interact with each other.
American Journal of Physics
A monthly publication of the American Association of Physics Teachers on instructional and cultural aspects of physical science.
Applied Physics Letters
Weekly publication of short (3 pages maximum) articles.
Astrophysical Journal
Published three times a month by the American Astronomical Society (AAS). See also AAS entry under Journal Publishers (below).
Classical and Quantum Gravity
Published 24 times a year by the Institute of Physics (IOP) covering the fields of gravitation and space time theory.
European Physical Journal A: Hadrons and Nuclei
This monthly journal merges Il Nuovo Cimento A and Zeitschrift fur Physik A and covers physics and astronomy.
European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields
This twice monthly journal is the successor to Zeitschrift fur Physik C, covering physics and astronomy.
International Journal of Modern Physics C: Computational Physics and Physical Computation
Includes both review and research articles. Published ten times per year.
International Journal of Modern Physics D: Gravitation, Astrophysics and Cosmology
Includes both review and research articles. Published ten times per year.
International Journal of Modern Physics E: Nuclear Physics
Includes both review and research articles. Bi-monthly.
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics
Part 1 is monthly and covers papers, short notes, and review papers. Part 2 is semimonthly and publishes letters including a special Express Letters section.
Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
 An electronic peer-reviewed journal created by the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) and the Institute of Physics. Authors are encouraged to submit media files to enhance the online versions of articles.
Journal of High Energy Physics
Open access.  Like ATMP, this is a refereed journal written, run, and distributed by electronic means. It accepts e-mail submission notices and 'fetches' the submitted paper from the E-print archives.
Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics
Monthly, published by IOP.
Journal of the Physical Society of Japan: JPSJ Online
Monthly, online since 1996.
Modern Physics Letters A
Published 40 times a year, this contains research papers in gravitation, cosmology, nuclear physics and particles and fields. Brief Review section for short reports on new findings and developments.
Modern Physics Letters B
Published 40 times a year, this contains research papers in condensed matter physics, statistical physics, applied physics and High Tc Superconductivity. Brief Review section for short reports on new findings and developments.
New Journal of Physics
Co-owned by the Institute of Physics and the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft, this journal is funded by article charges from authors of published papers and by scholarly societies, NJP is available in a free, electronic form.
Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
This journal was formerly part of Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research. Published approximately 36 times per year, this journal covers instrumentation and large scale facilities.
Nuclear Physics A: Nuclear and Hadronic Physics
Published three times a month with a focus on original papers. However, publishes some conference proceedings as journal content.
Nuclear Physics B: Particle Physics, Field Theory and Statistical Systems, Physical Mathematics
Published weekly for most months. Emphasis is on original papers. Conference proceedings are published separtely in the suppplement below.
Nuclear Physics B: Proceedings Supplements
Publishes proceedings of international conferences and topical meetings in high-energy physics and related areas.
Physical Review D: Particles, Fields, Gravitation, and Cosmology
Published 24 times a year.
Physical Review Special Topics - Accelerators and Beams
A peer-reviewed electronic journal freely available from the American Physical Society.
Physics Letters B: Nuclear Physics and Particle Physics
Published weekly.
Physics - Uspekhi
English edition of Uspekhi Fizicheskikh Nauk.
Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics
Published four times a year. Many, but not all, articles are at a level suitable for the general nuclear and particle physicist.
Progress of Theoretical Physics
A monthly journal of refereed papers in all fields of theoretical physics. Also publishes a quarterly supplement which contains either long original or review papers or a collection of papers on the same topic.

Journal--Publishers & Repositories

NASA Astrophysics Data System
Provides free electronic access to back issues of the Astrophysical Journal, Astrophysical Journal Letters, and the Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series and to many other titles. Often a journal allows the ADS to provide free, full text access after a delay of some number of years.
AIP Journal Center
The American Institute of Physics' top-level page for their electronic journals.
American Physical Society
The top-level page for APS research journals. Provides access to the Physical Review Online Archive (PROLA) search engine which is free to users.
Elsevier Science
This Web site enables browsing Elsevier-published journals by subject field.  "Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science" (20 titles) or "Physics" (175 titles).
European Physical Society
This is the top-level page listing all the society's journals.
Institute of Physics (IOP): Journals: Information
A list of the IOP journals organized by subject. A page organized by title is also available from this page.
Springer Publishing: Physics
From this link, one can reach a subject list of Springer journals in physics through the list of subdisciplines on the Subject Menu.
Springer Publishing: Astronomy, Astrophysics & Space Science
From this link, one can reach a subject list of Springer journals in Astronomy, Astrophysics & Space Science through the list of subdisciplines on the Subject Menu.

Review Publications

Hep Reviews
SPIRES' guide to the Review Literature in HEP, reviewed and compiled by SPIRES database staff.   The guide indexes by topic the review papers that have a significant number of citations in the SPIRES-HEP database. These papers include all of those with at least 100 citations by June 2004, but other papers are added as well.  The Guide is updated annually.
Living Reviews in Relativity
A peer-reviewed solely online journal covering all areas of relativity. Provided as a free service to the scientific community by the Max-Planck-Institut fur Gravitationsphysik. Published in yearly volumes, although articles appear throughout the year. Hyperlinks are kept checked and active and reviews are updated frequently.
Net Advance of Physics
A free electronic service providing review articles and tutorials in an encyclopedic format. Covers all areas of physics. Includes e-prints, book announcements, full text of electronic books, and other resources with hypertext links when available. Welcomes contributions of original review articles.
Physics Reports
A review section for Physics Letters A and Physics Letters B. Each report deals with one subject. The reviews are specialized in nature, more extensive than a literature survey but normally less than book length. Also incorporates Computer Physics Reports.
Reports on Progress in Physics
Covers all areas of physics and is published monthly. All papers are free for 30 days from the date of online publication.
Reviews of Modern Physics
Published quarterly, it includes traditional scholarly reviews and shorter colloquium papers intended to describe recent research of interest to a broad audience of physicists.

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