Physics & Astronomy Scopus indexed journals

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books, and conference proceedings. Scopus is currently indexing nearly 36,377 journals from approximately 11,678 publishers. In this blog post, we will be listing Scopus-indexed Physics journals.

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There are more than 2000 Scopus indexed journals that publish Physics related research. However, we are listing the top 25 Scopus indexed Physics journals. More Physics journals can be found at

Top 25 Scopus indexed Physics Journals

S. No.Journal TitlePublisherE-ISSNJournal ScopeSJR
1Annual Review of Condensed Matter PhysicsAnnual Reviews Inc.19475454, 19475462Condensed Matter Physics (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1)9.438
2Nature Reviews PhysicsSpringer Nature Switzerland AG25225820Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous) (Q1)8.971
3Advances in PhysicsTaylor and Francis Ltd.14606976, 00018732Condensed Matter Physics (Q1)8.837
4Nature PhysicsNature Publishing Group17452473Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous) (Q1)7.568
5Annual Review of Fluid MechanicsAnnual Reviews Inc.15454479, 00664189Condensed Matter Physics (Q1)7.56
6Advances in Optics and PhotonicsThe Optical Society19438206Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics (Q1); Water Science and Technology (Q1)7.473
7Physical Review XAmerican Physical Society21603308Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous) (Q1)6.735
8Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle ScienceAnnual Reviews Inc.1638998Nuclear and High Energy Physics (Q1)6.59
9Materials Science and Engineering: R: ReportsElsevier BV0927796XCondensed Matter Physics (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Mechanical Engineering (Q1); Mechanics of Materials (Q1)6.443
10Physics ReportsElsevier3701573Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous) (Q1)6.327
11Materials TodayElsevier13697021Condensed Matter Physics (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Mechanical Engineering (Q1); Mechanics of Materials (Q1)6.3
12Reports on Progress in PhysicsIOP Publishing Ltd.13616633, 00344885Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous) (Q1)5.756
13Light: Science and ApplicationsNature Publishing Group20477538Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics (Q1); Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials (Q1)5.497
14Progress in Particle and Nuclear PhysicsElsevier1466410Nuclear and High Energy Physics (Q1)5.019
15Advanced Functional MaterialsWiley-VCH Verlag1616301XBiomaterials (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Condensed Matter Physics (Q1); Electrochemistry (Q1); Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Q1)5
16Nature CommunicationsNature Publishing Group20411723Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous) (Q1)4.846
17Applied Physics ReviewsAIP Publishing LLC19319401Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous) (Q1)4.738
18ACS NanoAmerican Chemical Society1936086X, 19360851Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Q1); Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous) (Q1)4.611
19OpticaOSA Publishing23342536Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics (Q1); Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials (Q1)4.164
20Advanced ScienceWiley-VCH Verlag21983844Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology (miscellaneous) (Q1); Chemical Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Medicine (miscellaneous) (Q1); Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous) (Q3.984
21Nano LettersAmerican Chemical Society15306992, 15306984Bioengineering (Q1); Chemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Condensed Matter Physics (Q1); Materials Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Mechanical Engineering (Q1); Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (Q1)3.761
22Surface Science ReportsElsevier01675729, 1879274XChemistry (miscellaneous) (Q1); Condensed Matter Physics (Q1); Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials (Q1); Materials Chemistry (Q1); Metals and Alloys (Q1); Surfaces and Interfaces (Q1); Surfaces, Coatings and Films (Q1)3.526
23ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote SensingElsevier9242716Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics (Q1); Computer Science Applications (Q1); Computers in Earth Sciences (Q1); Engineering (miscellaneous) (Q1); Geography, Planning and Development (Q1)3.481
24Forum of Mathematics, PiCambridge University Press20505086Algebra and Number Theory (Q1); Analysis (Q1); Discrete Mathematics and Combinatorics (Q1); Geometry and Topology (Q1); Mathematical Physics (Q1); Statistics and Probability (Q1)3.389
25npj Quantum InformationNature Partner Journals20566387Computational Theory and Mathematics (Q1); Computer Networks and Communications (Q1); Computer Science (miscellaneous) (Q1); Statistical and Nonlinear Physics (Q1)3.385
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