About AIP Publishing

Inspiring generations of physicists

For more than 80 years AIP has been one of the world's leading publishers in the physical sciences, and our mission is still to inspire and inform the scientific community with research and resources of outstanding value.

Accessed by researchers at nearly 4,000 institutions worldwide, AIP Publishing's portfolio includes 17 prestigious, highly cited journals and the AIP Conference Proceedings series. AIP Publishing also publishes on behalf of several of AIP's Member Societies and other publishing partners.

Impact Factors and rankings of AIP Publishing journals in the 2012 Journal Citations Report ® (Thomson Reuters ©2013) clearly demonstrate our leadership position in the physical sciences.

Most Cited journals in Applied Physics — With nearly 350,000 total citations in the category of Applied Physics, Applied Physics Letters and the Journal of Applied Physics ranked first and second in citations, accounting for over one quarter of the total citations in this category.

Most Cited journal in Atomic, Molecular & Chemical Physics The Journal of Chemical Physics was ranked number one in total citations in the category with over 188,000 citations — nearly twice as many as its next closest competitor. In fact, nearly one third of all citations in this category are attributed to this one journal from AIP Publishing.

In addition to strong Citation rankings, many AIP titles experienced notable Impact Factor increases, including:*

Physics Today, AIP’s leading monthly news and physics research magazine experienced a 19% increase in Impact Factor to score its highest Impact Factor ever — 6.762.

*2012 Journal Citation Reports® Science Edition (JCR) (Thomson Reuters, 2013).

AIP Publishing LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), supporting the scientific and educational mission of the AIP through scholarly publishing activities in the physical and related sciences.