physica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters was designed to offer extremely fast publication times and is currently the fastest peer-reviewed publication medium in solid state physics. With submission numbers rising, editorial priority handling maintains the median turnaround time for editorial decisions at 17 days, and at 6 days from acceptance to online publication of the typeset and proof-read Letter. It communicates important findings with a high degree of novelty and need for express publication, as well as other results of immediate interest to the solid state physics and materials science community. Published Letters require approval by at least two independent referees.
The journal covers topics such as preparation, structure and simulation of advanced materials, theoretical and experimental investigations of the atomistic and electronic structure, optical, magnetic, superconducting, ferroelectric and other properties of solids, nanostructures and low-dimensional systems as well as device applications. Rapid Research Letters particularly invites papers from interdisciplinary and emerging new areas of research.
physica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters, the flagship pss journal, received an Impact Factor of 3.032 (up 18 %), with its core research publication areas of thin-film perovskites and silicon photovoltaics contributing to this success. The Impact Factor of physica status solidi (b) - basic solid state physics increased yet again, up 10% to 1.674 and physica status solidi (a) - applications and materials science received an impact factor of 1.775 (up 8 %).
The journal physica status solidi (RRL) is a pure online Journal (since 2013).