Computer Physics Communications

Computer Physics Communications

An International Journal and Program Library for Computational Physics and Physical Chemistry





Co-ordinating Principal Editor and Library Director:N. Stanley Scott





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Computer Physics Communications publishes research papers and application software in the broad field of computational physics; current areas of particular interest are reflected by the research interests and expertise of the CPC Editorial Board. The focus is on contemporary computational methods and techniques and their implementation, the effectiveness of which will normally be demonstrated by the author(s) in the context of a substantive problem in physics.

Papers describing new software in physics, updates to software previously published by CPC, and established software of importance to the community are encouraged. The submitted software must adhere to one of the Original Software Publications (OSP) pre-approved licenses and will be freely available for download from the CPC Program Library stored on the Mendeley Data repository. [The existing archive of over 3,000 computer programs dating from 1969 will remain at click here until it is migrated to Mendeley Data.]

Articles cover, but are not limited to, the following themes across computational physics and cognate disciplines:

  • computational models and programs;
  • computational models and programs associated with the design, control and analysis of experiments;
  • mathematical and numerical methods and algorithms;
  • algebraic computation;
  • the impact of advanced computer architecture and special purpose computers on computing in the physical sciences; and
  • software topics related to, and of importance in, the physical sciences

Feature Articles are solicited by invitation and are aimed at highlighting topical subjects and providing reviews of important bodies of research work. Special and thematic issues are published on an occasional basis and enquiries should be directed to a member of the CPC Editorial Board.

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Experimental and theoretical physicists and chemists in all fields of physics working with computational techniques.

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Co-ordinating Principal Editor and Library Director N. S. Scott Dept. of Computer Science, Queen's University of Belfast, University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN, UK, Principal Editors James Eastwood Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, UK, David Landau University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA, Donald Truhlar University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, Zbigniew Was Institute of Nuclear Physics Cracow, Kraków, Poland, David W. Walker Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, Program Librarian Carol Phillips Dept. of Computer Science, Queen's University of Belfast, University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN, UK, Honorary Editor Philip G. Burke Dept. of Applied Mat.&Theor.Physics, Queen's University of Belfast, University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN, UK, Fax: +44 1232 239182, Specialist Editors D.W. Walker Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK, Algebraic Manipulation Edgardo S. Cheb-Terrab Maplesoft, 615 Kumpf Drive, Waterloo, N2V 1K8, Canada, Atomic and Optical Physics Klaus Bartschat Drake University, Des Moiones, IA, USA, Stephan Fritzsche Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Jena, Germany, Biological and Medical Physics Q Cui University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI, USA, B. Montgomery Pettitt University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA, Chemical, Molecular and Materials Physics and Physical Chemistry Roland Lindh Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, Aiichiro Nakano University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA, USA, J.I. Siepmann University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, Sean C. Smith Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA, Condensed Matter Physics J. Adler Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, D.D. Johnson Ames Laboratory, Ames, IA, USA, P.R. Kent Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA, Joao A. Plascak Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, S.B. Trickey University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, M. Troyer Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (ETH) Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland, Geophysics, Astronomy and Astrophysics Hugh M.P. Couchman McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, HPC, Grid and Novel Computing G Peterson NICS University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Knoxville, TN, USA, Nico Sanna CASPUR, Rome, Italy, Mathematical and Numerical Methods M. Ehrhardt Bergische Universität Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany, A. Hazel University of Manchester, Manchester, England, UK, L.Gr. Ixaru National Institute for Physics and Nuclear Engineering (NIPNE), Bucharest, Romania, L. Olson University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, USA, A.K. Patra State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA, Nuclear physics J. Dobaczewski University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland, W. Nazarewicz University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA, I. J. Thompson Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA, USA, Physics of Elementary Particles and Fields Stefan Dittmaier Max Planck Institut (MPI) für Physik, München, Germany, A.D. Kennedy University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, Yoshimasa Kurihara High Energy Accelerator Research Organization, Tsukuba, Japan, C.B. Lang Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Graz, Austria, Jim Linnemann Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA, Claudio Rebbi Boston University, Boston, MA, USA, Physics of Gases, Plasmas and Electric Discharges T. Hender Culham Science Centre, Oxfordshire, UK, F. Jenko Max Planck Institut (MPI) für Plasmaphysik, Garching, Germany, Martin O'Brien EURATOM/UKAEA Fusion Association, Abingdon, UK, C.R. Sovinec University of Wisconsin at Madison, Madison, WI, USA, Polymer Physics Kurt Kremer Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany
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