AIP Publishing, a division of the American Institute of Physics (AIP), today announced that the first articles in the debut issue of its new journal, AIP Advances http://aipadvances.aip.org, are now published online. AIP Advances is a fast-track, community-led open access journal focusing on applied research in the physical sciences, and represents a major innovation in physical science publishing. All articles are published under a Creative Commons license-authors retain copyright.
“AIP Advances combines a streamlined review process with post-publication commenting tools to strike an excellent balance between expert peer review and the need for rapid dissemination of information and comment from the community,” said John Haynes, Vice President, Publishing. “AIP Advances will allow articles to rise to prominence on their own merits, putting these articles at the heart of conversations taking place in science today.”
An impressive group of executive editors oversees AIP Advances. Among them are a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a Packard and Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow. This distinguished, international group includes:
- Robert H. Austin, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
- Vincent H. Crespi, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
- A. T. Charlie Johnson, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
- Masaaki Tanaka, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
- Enge G. Wang, Peking University, Beijing, P. R. China
Among AIP Advances’ first papers is “A midsize tokamak as a fast track to burning plasmas” by Ernesto Mazzucato, Principal Research Physicist at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.
“With the mission to disseminate and advance physics research, AIP is eager to continually communicate research in new ways and forge new connections between authors and readers,” said Mark Cassar, Publisher, Journals and Technical Publications. “AIP Advances is one such avenue to enhance the free flow of information.”