Beginning in January 2021, JASA Express Letters re-launched as an online-only gold-open access journal.  JASA Express Letters is devoted to providing rapid and open dissemination of important new research results and technical discussion in all fields of acoustics. It serves physical scientists, life scientists, engineers, psychologists, physiologists, architects, musicians, and speech communication specialists who wish to quickly report the results of their acoustical research in letter-size contributions.

JASA Express Letters is a peer-reviewed journal. Articles are limited to seven published pages. Articles publish as soon as the editorial and production process is complete and are compiled into monthly issues.

Contributions may describe basic or applied research and subjects include:

  • Acoustical oceanography
  • Animal bioacoustics
  • Architectural acoustics
  • Biomedical acoustics
  • Engineering acoustics
  • Musical acoustics
  • Noise
  • Physical acoustics
  • Psychological and physiological acoustics
  • Signal processing in acoustics
  • Speech communication
  • Structural acoustics and vibration
  • Underwater acoustics
  • Education in acoustics

From 2006 to 2020, JASA Express Letters was a special section of The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA). For a collection of articles that published in the special section of JASA, please click here.  

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Online ISSN: 2691-1191

JASA Express Letters is indexed in the following databases:

  • Clarivate/Web of Science
  • National Institute of Health (for NIH-funded content)
  • Crossref


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