New co-editors on board!

We are pleased to welcome 2 new co-editors on the editorial board.

Iacopo Carusotto Kouji Segawa


EPL Open Access opportunity 2017

A single-article fee of €1,400 ($1,813 – £1,133) can be paid by individuals who choose to have their article published in EPL freely accessible by all. For additional opportunities, read the revised EPL open access opportunity


Highlights 2016

Welcome to this year’s highlights collection. This page showcases articles from last year that we felt deserved some additional promotion—on the basis of citations, board member recommendations, and downloads.

All of the articles featured in the collection are free to read until 31 December 2017.


Page Limit

With effect from 1 June 2016, EPL has extended the maximum page allowance for each submitted article. Letters or Perspectives should not exceed 7 pages, including header, abstract and references, in the A4 double-column format.


EPL Award Winners

Congratulations also to all those young researchers who received an EPL award. View the complete list here.


EPL on Twitter

EPL has joined the world of Twitter. This new account provides us with an excellent opportunity to increase engagement with authors and visibility of EPL content within the physics community. Please take the time today to follow the account at @epl_journal, and share it with your colleagues and networks.
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EPL has begun a periodic series of Perspective articles – a goal of at least one per issue – consisting of short reviews of six pages (the normal EPL format, plus one additional page for a rich list of references if required) on subjects of great impact in topics of physics.

Perspective articles are commentaries authored by some of the leading researchers in a variety of different topics within the scope of EPL, aiming to highlighting the significance, impact, progress and wider implications of their research field. The 50+ EPL Co-Editors have been invited to submit a Perspective covering aspects in their own field or to suggest potential authors to be invited to submit articles.

In addition, the International Year of Light in 2015 (IYL) provides a stimulus to think about how our and our colleagues’ recent research can better illustrate the tremendous impact that the physics of light and its applications are having on the progress of knowledge and to improvements and developments in human lifestyles.

Since the Co-Editors’ specialties involve various aspects of the physics of light, our readers will be delighted to find in EPL a Perspective written by them or by an esteemed scientist invited by them. Hopefully, we can present an IYL Perspective in every alternate issue in addition to hosting many Perspectives on other subjects.

All published Perspective articles listed below are completely free to read.

View the Editorial