Professor Andrea Alù, EPJ AM Associate Editor, recognised as a Highly Cited Researcher in 2021 by Clarivate

It is with great pleasure and pride that we share some news from our editorial board. Professor Andrea Alù, Associate Editor of EPJ Applied Metamaterials (EPJ AM), has recently been recognised as a Highly Cited Researcher in 2021 by Clarivate. “Recognizing the true pioneers in their fields over the last decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science™.” (Clarivate) He achieved this distinction in the Physics category for the fifth year in a row.


DOAJ Seal awarded to EPJ Applied Metamaterials demonstrating “best practice in open access publishing”

We are pleased to announce that EPJ Applied Metamaterials, among 22 other EDP Sciences’ journals, has recently been awarded the DOAJ Seal which “is awarded to journals that demonstrate best practice in open access publishing”. Only around 10% of journals indexed in the DOAJ are awarded the DOAJ Seal, so it is a gratifying mark of recognition of the excellent work EPJ Applied Metamaterials is doing.


New videos present the European Physical Journal (EPJ) series of journals

Have you ever wondered about the European Physical Journal (EPJ) series of journals and wanted to find out more? Three new videos outline the history and aims of the journals, why authors should consider them for submissions and how published work is disseminated.


EPJ Applied Metamaterials is now indexed in both Scopus and Engineering Village-EI Compendex databases

EDP Sciences is pleased to announce that EPJ Applied Metamaterials is now indexed in both Scopus and Engineering Village-EI Compendex databases.

Scopus is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading science databases. The bibliographic database provides an overview of global research output in STEM fields as well as the social sciences, arts, and humanities. Consequently, authors publishing in EPJ Applied Metamaterials will enjoy maximum exposure of their research work.

EI Compendex is a comprehensive engineering literature database that provides a global view of peer reviewed and indexed publications. It contains over 20 million records from 77 countries across 190 engineering disciplines.

Ariana Fuga, Senior Publishing Editor at EDP Sciences, commented: “EPJ Applied Metamaterials is an open access platform for multidisciplinary researchers to exchange information with a focus on high impact engineering applications. Scopus and EI Compendex are powerful tools – indexing means our articles will be more easily found and read by a growing audience.”

EPJ Applied Metamaterials now indexed in DOAJ

We are delighted to announce that "EPJ Applied Metamaterials" is now indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. Mobile App available

EPJ Mobile App

EDP Sciences launches mobile app. Available and free to download from the iTunes App Store and from Google Play (for Android devices).

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Keep up with the latest research in the physical sciences with the EPJ Journals app. The app offers a news sections with lay summaries highlighting the findings reported in selected research papers, updates on the journals contents as soon as they are published, including research papers, reviews, colloquia and proceedings papers from all European Physical Journals ( You can search to find specific papers, navigate the journals contents by issue and find out about active calls for papers.

EPJ is a series of peer-reviewed journals dedicated to high quality science, edited by distinguished researchers from across the world, published by EDP Sciences, the Società Italiana di Fisica and Springer.

Note: if you are accessing through a mobile device connected through your institutional VPN, you will be able to access the full text PDFs if your institution has a subscription to the journals. Some of the EPJ journals are published in Open Access so they are fully accessible to anyone, from anywhere.

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EPJ Applied Metamaterials selected for the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI): the new Thomson Reuters Index

We are delighted to announce that "EPJ Applied Metamaterials" is now covered in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science).

Thomson Reuters has launched, in November 2015, the Emerging Sources Citation Index, extending the universe of publications in Web of Science to include high-quality, peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging scientific fields.

Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

A partnership between EPJ Applied Metamaterials and the Metamaterials Congress has been established

A partnership between the journal EPJ Applied Metamaterials and the Metamaterials Congress has been established. The Editor in Chief of EPJ AM – Prof. Yang Hao – and the Congress General Chairs - Profs. Filiberto Bilotti and Andrea Alù – have agreed to estabilish every year a Special Issue of the Congress published on EPJ AM.

Profs. Christos Argyropoulos and Alessio Monti have been appointed as Guest Co-Editors of the EPJ AM Special Issues.

The first edition of the Special Issue will contain a small percentage of invited regular and review articles carefully selected among the papers submitted to Metamaterials 2015 conference on the basis of their quality and scientific impact.

Please note that the Editorial Board in EPJ AM has organized an efficient peer review process in order to guarantee that the final version of the articles are published by the end of the current year. The publication charges have been waived for the Special-Issue.

EDP Sciences signed an agreement to preserve Journals with Portico

EDP Sciences is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Portico to provide a permanent archive of the e-content for many of their key journals. Through this agreement, institutions participating in Portico’s E-Journal Preservation Service will be assured continued access to EDP Sciences content for generations of their scholars in the future.

Current data will be sent to Portico as soon as the e-journal is published, and a full list of the journals committed to the Portico archive is available at

For more information read Press Release (PDF).

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