Applied Physics Reviews (APR) features articles on important and current topics in experimental or theoretical research in applied physics or applications of physics to other branches of science and engineering. APR publishes the following types of articles:

  • Original Research: An article reporting on an important and novel research study of high quality and general interest to the applied physics community.
  • Reviews: This type of article can either be an authoritative, comprehensive review of established areas of applied physics, or a short timely review of recent advances in established fields or new and emerging areas of applied physics.

The majority of Review articles in APR are by invitation. Authors who wish to submit a Review article without invitation must provide the following:

  • a solid case for why their Review is timely and of interest to the readership of APR,
  • substantial evidence that they are recognized as top experts in the field and that they are highly qualified to write such a Review, and
  • an editorial summary with their article for consideration by the editors.

Authors should download the APR editorial summary template and submit the completed form to

Review Articles Prior to 2014

Prior to 2014 review articles were published in the Journal of Applied Physics. This content is accessible to institutional customers that have a current subscription to Applied Physics Reviews.

To access review articles published in Journal of Applied Physics prior to 2014, please click here.

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* Data from the 2022 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (Clarivate, 2023).


E-ISSN: 1931-9401