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SN Applied Sciences is a multi-disciplinary open access journal covering applied life sciences, chemistry, earth and environmental sciences, engineering, materials science and physics.

SN Applied Sciences is joining the Discover journal series!
We are excited to announce that SN Applied Sciences will move into our fully OA Discover journal series as Discover Applied Sciences in January 2024.
We will now only accept new submissions that will be published in Discover Applied Sciences.

The Discover journal series is committed to providing a streamlined submission process, rapid review and publication, and a high level of author service at every stage - find out more here.

  • Average number of article downloads in 12 months after publication is  1,062*, with a CiteScore 2022 of 5.3 (based on article downloads after publication Jan 2020 to Jan 2021).
  • Fosters sound scientific discovery to solve practical problems in an innovative way.
  • Indexed in Web of Science’s Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), SCOPUS, Ei Compendex, DOAJ and others.
Managing Editor
  • Dr. Chris Poole,
  • Dr. Thomas Von Larcher,
  • Dr. Nastaran Ranjbar Sahraie
Impact factor
2.6 (2022)
5 year impact factor
2.6 (2022)
Submission to first decision (median)
9 days
3,420,170 (2022)

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  23. SCOPUS
  24. TD Net Discovery Service
  25. Wanfang
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