EPJ.org Mobile App available (May 2016)
- Published on 19 May 2016
EDP Sciences launches EPJ.org mobile app. Available and free to download from the iTunes App Store and from Google Play (for Android devices).
Keep up with the latest research in the physical sciences with the EPJ Journals app. The app offers a news sections with lay summaries highlighting the findings reported in selected research papers, updates on the journals contents as soon as they are published, including research papers, reviews, colloquia and proceedings papers from all European Physical Journals (http://www.epj.org). You can search to find specific papers, navigate the journals contents by issue and find out about active calls for papers.
EPJ is a series of peer-reviewed journals dedicated to high quality science, edited by distinguished researchers from across the world, published by EDP Sciences, the Società Italiana di Fisica and Springer.
Note: if you are accessing through a mobile device connected through your institutional VPN, you will be able to access the full text PDFs if your institution has a subscription to the journals. Some of the EPJ journals are published in Open Access so they are fully accessible to anyone, from anywhere.
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EPJ AP Review - Imaging, single atom contact and single atom manipulations at low temperature
- Published on 14 March 2016
The new ScientaOmicron LT-UHV scanning tunneling microscope is installed at Pico-Lab CEMES-CNRS (Toulouse) with its 4 STM scanners performing on the same surface. At 4.3 K, we report state-of-the-art STM experiments on Au(111) usually performed on the most stable single tip LT-UHV scanning tunneling microscopes.
Operating the 4 scanners independently or in parallel with an inter tip apex distance lower than 100 nm, the ΔZ stability is better than 2 pm per STM. Single Au atom manipulations were performed on Au(111) recording the pulling, sliding or pushing signal. When contacting one Au ad-atom, a jump to contact leads to a perfect linear low voltage I-V characteristics with no averaging. Two tips surface conductance measurements were also performed with one lock-in and in a floating sample mode to capture the Au(111) surface states via two STM tips dI/dV characteristics. This new instrument is exactly 4 times as precise as a single tip LT-UHV STM.
Jianshu Yang, Delphine Sordes, Marek Kolmer, David Martrou and Christian Joachim (2016),
Imaging, single atom contact and single atom manipulations at low temperature using the new ScientaOmicron LT-UHV-4 STM,
European Physical Journal - Applied Physics, DOI: 10.1051/epjap/2015150489
EDP Sciences signed an agreement to preserve Journals with Portico (April 2015)
- Published on 13 April 2015
EDP Sciences is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Portico to provide a permanent archive of the e-content for many of their key journals. Through this agreement, institutions participating in Portico’s E-Journal Preservation Service will be assured continued access to EDP Sciences content for generations of their scholars in the future.
Current data will be sent to Portico as soon as the e-journal is published, and a full list of the journals committed to the Portico archive is available at http://www.portico.org/digital-preservation/who-participates-in-portico/participating-publishers/edp.
For more information read Press Release (PDF).
New associate editors in EPJ AP (March 2015)
- Published on 27 March 2015
EPJ Applied Physics has appointed some new associate editors over the last two months and we are very pleased to introduce our new team and their expertise.
EPJAP now stands poised to continue its original goal to become an influential international journal. The recently appointed editors will contribute to its progress with new ideas and perspectives. They are all professional, outstanding scientist who have a vast experience and are strongly motivated towards excellence. We expect that the new editorial board will increase the benefits of the EPJAP's readers and authors even further in the future.
With best regards,
Virginie Serin and Luis Vina, Editors-in-Chief
|We heartily welcome||Expertise|
|Dr Guilhem Almuneau
LAAS CNRS, Toulouse
|Photonic devices, Epitaxy and technology of III-V semiconductors|
|Dr Manfried Bayer
Technische Universität Dortmund
|Laser spectroscopy of semiconductors, quantum optics and quantum technology, spin electronics|
|Prof. Richard Brydson
University of Leeds
|SEM, TEM, materials characterization techniques, materials for functional, environmental, energy and medical applications, nanomaterials, ab-initio materials modelling|
|Prof. Ramesh Budhani
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
|Thin films, heterostructures, two-dimensional electron gas, magnetoresistance, vortex state, proximity effect, photoconductivity, electrostatic gating, tunnel junctions|
|Dr Lionel Calmels
|Electronic structure , First principles methods , Magnetic materials and nanomaterials, Interfaces|
|Prof. Maria Diaz-Garcia
University of Alicante
|Photonics, optoelectronics, nanophotonics, nanomaterials, nanotechnologies, organics, organic materials, organic devices, nonlinear optics|
|Dr Bernard Geffroy
|Organic Electronics, OLEDs, OPVs, OTFTs, Perovskite solar cells|
|Dr Philippe Goldner
Ecole nationale supérieure de chimie de Paris
|Optical spectroscopy, rare earths , lasers, phosphors, quantum information processing|
|Dr Wojciech Knap
|Terahertz Excitations in solids, High magntetic fields solid state physics , Terahertz imaging, nanotransistors|
|Prof. Jean-Michel Nunzi
|Nonlinear optics, solar cells, lasers, organic electronics|
|Prof. Dimitris Tsoukalas
National Technical University of Athens
|Electron devices for memory and logic, nanoelectronics, physical and biochemical sensors|
Virginie Serin and Luis Viña, new co-Editors-in-Chief of EPJ Applied Physics
- Published on 09 January 2015
EPJAP is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Virginie Serin and Prof. Luis Viña as the journal’s new co-Editors-in-Chief. They will form an interdisciplinary leadership team for the journal.
Prof Virginie Serin and Prof Luis Viña’s term begins on January 1, 2015. They are replacing Bernard Drévillon, who had served as Editor-in-Chief since the beginning of 2003. The new team will do its best to continue to build on the great work that their predecessor Bernard Drévillon has achieved during his term to further increase the global reach of the Journal, and to promote and encourage the recent progresses in the field of Applied Physics.
Virginie Serin is Professor in physics at Toulouse University in France, and vice director of the CEMES. The CEMES/CNRS laboratory covers a wide range of scientific activities aimed at the manufacturing, the understanding, the modelling and the manipulation of matter at the atomic scale. There, physicists and chemists invent and fabricate materials, nanomaterials and molecules with desirable properties, then integrate them into showcasing devices. Virginie Serin defended her PhD in 1985, and she is working in the field of nanomaterials and Electron Energy Loss Spectroscopy, in Transmission Electron Microscopy.
Luis Vina is Professor of Condensed Matter Physics at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain, where he is serving as Head of the Department of Physics of Materials. He is experienced in the optoelectronic properties of semiconductor nanostructures, mainly investigated by time-resolved and continuous-wave high-resolution optical spectroscopy. He defended his PhD at the Max-Planck-Institut für Festköperforschung (Stuttgart) in 1984. His current main interest is on polariton condensates in semiconductor microcavities. Luis Viña has served on the Editorial Board of the journals Semiconductor Science and Technology and European Physics Letters.
Virginie Serin and Luis Viña view this new position as a challenge. While EPJAP is in good shape right now, there are major challenges facing the journal, such as: how to promote the dissemination of Applied Physics and to propose suitable topics, to further our commitment to producing rapid and valued publications, to grow and diversify the already-efficient editorial board, to increase open access to Journal content, to publish attractive tutorial issues and fascinating review articles, to improve the recognition of the community for the finest referees, and finally to increase the impact factor by attracting the publishing outstanding papers.
The new team will endeavour to address developments in the fields covered by the Journal having in mind two keywords: innovation and insight. The Journal will continue to focus on semiconductors and devices, physics of organic materials and devices, thin films, nanomaterials and nanotechnologies, photonics, spintronics, magnetism and superconductivity, imaging, microscopy and spectroscopy, plasma, discharges and processes, physics of energy transfer, conversion and storage, instrumentation and metrology, physics and mechanics of fluids, microfluidics, biophysics and biosensors, and surfaces and interfaces.
EPJ AP transitioning from CUP to EDP Sciences for 2015 (December 2014)
- Published on 28 November 2014
EDP Sciences is pleased to announce that hosting and distribution of The European Physical Journal Applied Physics (EPJ AP), previously managed by Cambridge University Press (CUP), will transition to EDP Sciences for direct management from 2015 onwards.
Better services for customers and more integrated content
We feel that EDP Sciences can offer our customers a better service by integrating these journals into our wider portfolio. EDP Sciences has been investing in its platform and innovating with technology; we’re also keen to build more direct relationships within our communities. It just makes sense for us to manage the hosting and distribution of all our journals – together in one place – so our customers have a seamless experience of accessing all the content that we provide.
For further information
Please visit: http://publications.edpsciences.org/journals-transfer
Sign up for EPJ AP Email-alert service! (December 2014)
- Published on 28 November 2014
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