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Comptes Rendus. Physique

About the journal


Comptes Rendus Physique is a peer-reviewed, open-access diamond electronic journal that publishes original research articles, journal articles, and texts reflecting the activity of the Academy des sciences in the field of physics and astrophysics.



The Comptes rendus des séances hebdomadaires de l'Académie des Sciences, created in 1835 by Arago, were originally intended to allow researchers to quickly make their work known to the international scientific community. They published only announcements of significant new results in the form of short articles.

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Today, the Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des sciences publishes mainly research articles, but also reviews, symposium proceedings, and thematic issues. They are divided into seven journals, each with its own editorial policy: Mathématique, Mécanique, Physique, Géoscience, Palevol, Chimie and Biologies.



Comptes Rendus Physique is published in Diamond Open Access thanks to several institutions:


Perennial Archiving

The Journal's content is archived by CLOCKSS archiving system to ensure long-term availability.


Accessibilty and Interoperability

The entire content of Comptes Rendus Physique (full text + metadata) is available in XML-JATS format for harvesting via a dedicated OAI-PMH server.



Comptes Rendus Physique is indexed by: Scopus, INSPEC, Web of science.