Aims and scope
St. Petersburg Polytechnical University Journal: Physics and Mathematics is an open-access journal covering a wide array of subjects in physical and mathematical sciences, including, but not limited to, condensed matter physics, atom physics, optics, astrophysics, nuclear physics, theoretical physics, biophysics, mechanics and mathematical analysis. In view of the journal's extensive scope of topics, the authors should strive to compose their papers in a language that would be understandable to specialists in various areas of expertise. The journal only accepts previously unpublished papers that are not considered for publication elsewhere; submitted papers should be scientifically and technically accurate. We welcome original research papers, reviews.
The journal is indexed by the following databases:
- Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index)
- Russian Science Citation Index
- Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory
- ScienceDirect (2014–2017)
- Google Scholar
The journal metrics according to Russian Science Citation Index is available here.
The journal content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
We ensure the accessibility of our content by transferring full-texts and metadata to the National Digital Library and to the Digital Library of Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University.
The journal is published 4 times a year. Upon submission, all papers are subject to single-blind peer review. The publication is free of charge; all expenses are covered by the journal.
The journal is committed to the publication ethics. The editors, reviewers and authors are supposed to follow the ethical guidelines set out by the Editorial Board. The journal complies with the ethical standards adopted by the scientific community, in particular, with the guidelines set out by the Committee on Publication Ethics.
The journal strives to preserve the scholarly traditions and expertise accumulated in the Russian academia, while being open to new ideas and addressing the international scientific community. Complying with the ethical standards and scientific principles of academic publishing, the journal’s editors aim to select the most relevant and scientifically significant papers. With a history of covering a diverse range of topics in both physical and mathematical sciences, the journal is able to offer an exceptional interdisciplinary perspective to its audience.
Affiliated with the Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, a globally competitive research and education center with strong academic traditions participating in major international collaborations, the journal serves as a platform for delivering the most up-to-date results of these collaborations to scientists worldwide. Working in close contact with the researchers of the Polytechnic University, the journal also welcomes all international submissions, offering fully open access to the papers published.
The journal draws on the vast expertise of its referees, who are internationally acclaimed scholars leading their own research teams, to maintain high standards of academic peer review. Encouraging the authors to combine approaches from physical and mathematical sciences, the journal provides a unique forum for exchange and dissemination of new knowledge. The editorial board consists of renowned scientists from major research institutions all over the world. In its continued mission of upholding the traditions of academic publishing while promoting innovative research practices and topics, the journal seeks to reach an international audience of emerging and established researchers aspiring to contribute to advancing both the fundamental and applied research fields.
Institute of Problems in Mechanical Engineering of Russian Academy of Siences