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Foundations of Physics

An International Journal Devoted to the Conceptual Bases and Fundamental Theories of Modern Physics

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Foundations of Physics is a single-blind peer-reviewed journal that provides a forum for discussing the conceptual structures and foundational aspects at the highest professional level, among scientists, mathematicians and philosophers. The journal welcomes in particular:

  • Contributions on special and general relativity, quantum theory, classical and quantum field theory, quantum gravity, unified theories, thermodynamics, statistical mechanics, cosmology and information theory.
  • Review-type articles, which may be in the form of perspective papers or essays. Prospective authors of review-type articles are encouraged to first contact the Editor-in-Chief with their proposal.
  • Proposals for topical collections that review novel developments from different perspectives.
  • Carlo Rovelli
Impact factor
1.2 (2023)
5 year impact factor
1.3 (2023)
Submission to first decision (median)
24 days
228,906 (2023)

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