Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

Journal info (provided by editor)

Issues per year
24
Articles published last year
677
Manuscripts received last year
n/a
% accepted last year
25
% immediately rejected last year
0
Open access status
optional
Manuscript handling fee?
no
Kind of complaint procedure
Editor
Two-year impact factor
6.59
Five-year impact factor
6.59

Aims and Scope

Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters covers all topic areas
Kinetics and Dynamics
Spectroscopy, Photochemistry, and Excited States
Environmental and Atmospheric Chemistry, Aerosol Processes, Geochemistry, and Astrochemistry
Molecular Structure, Quantum Chemistry, and General Theory
Biophysical Chemistry and Biomolecules
Biomaterials, Surfactants, and Membranes
Liquids; Chemical and Dynamical Processes in Solution
Glasses, Colloids, Polymers, and Soft Matter
Energy Conversion and Storage; Energy and Charge Transport
Surfaces, Interfaces, Porous Materials, and Catalysis
Plasmonics, Optical Materials, and Hard Matter
Physical Processes in Nanomaterials and Nanostructures

SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 5 reviews)

Duration of manuscript handling phases
Duration first review round 0.7 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 1.3 mnths compare →
Decision time immediate rejection n/a compare →
Characteristics of peer review process
Average number of review reports 2.2 compare →
Average number of review rounds 1.8 compare →
Quality of review reports 4.0 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 2.0 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 4.4 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 3.6 weeks. Overall rating: 5 (excellent). Outcome: Accepted.

Motivation:
The overall review process was fast. I thank the editor and editorial team for their prompt work despite the difficult circumstances.