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A nonprofit society publisher, ACS Publications (a division of the American Chemical Society) is dedicated to supporting you in delivering your scientific research to the global chemistry community. Our extensive portfolio encompasses a wide spectrum of subjects, ranging from the core principles of physical chemistry and chemical physics to specialized fields such as catalysis, biophysics, energy, quantum chemistry, photonics, optical and biomaterials, theoretical and computational chemistry, and beyond. Each journal in our portfolio upholds the highest standards of peer review, rigorous editorial processes, and swift times to decision and publication. All our journals offer open access publication options, helping you achieve your goals of reaching a wide, international audience.


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ACS publishes many of the most prestigious and high impact journals in physical chemistry, including The Journal of Physical Chemistry A (Impact Factor: 2.9), The Journal of Physical Chemistry B (Impact Factor: 3.3), The Journal of Physical Chemistry C (Impact Factor: 3.7), The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters (Impact Factor: 5.7), and the fully open access journal ACS Physical Chemistry Au.

The Journal of Physical Chemistry  A 

The Journal of Physical Chemistry  B 

The Journal of Physical Chemistry  C 

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 

ACS Physical Chemistry Au 

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