physica status solidi (b)

Cover image for Vol. 253 Issue 5

Editor: Stefan Hildebrandt (Editor-in-Chief), Sabine Bahrs (Deputy Editor)

Online ISSN: 1521-3951

Associated Title(s): physica status solidi (a), physica status solidi (c), physica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters

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Chronicle of the journal physica status solidi

  • December 12, 1960
The journal physica status solidi is founded at Akademie Verlag Berlin, the publishing house of the Academy of Sciences of the GDR.

Editor-in-Chief: K. W. Böer
Managing Editor: S. Oberländer
  • July 1, 1961
The first issue of physica status solidi is published, printed by Druckhaus "Thomas Müntzer" Bad Langensalza, being our printing house up to the present day.
  • August 13, 1961
The Berlin Wall is built.
  • January 1, 1962
New Editor-in-Chief: P. Görlich
  • January 1, 1964
The first international edition is distributed by Academic Press.
  • September 1, 1969
New Managing Editor: W. Borchardt
  • January 16, 1970
The first issue of the new series physica status solidi (a) - applied research is published.
  • January 1, 1971
The original series of physica status solidi is continued as physica status solidi (b) - basic research.
  • July 1, 1971
New Managing Editor: H.-J. Hänsch
  • January 1, 1986
The journal covers with the characteristic blue or orange-shaded areas and stripes are introduced.
  • March 13, 1986
P. Görlich deceased. New Editor-in-Chief: E. Gutsche
  • December 1, 1988
physica status solidi starts to publish Special Issues and Proceedings of highly topical conferences and workshops on a regular basis, with ever-increasing success.
  • November 9, 1989
The Berlin Wall is opened.
  • January 16, 1990
As the printing house moves to new technology, the first issue is produced by computer typesetting.
  • October 3, 1990
Germany is re-united.
  • January 1, 1991
Akademie Verlag Berlin becomes a member of the VCH Publishing Group, Weinheim.
  • February 1, 1995
New Editor-in-Chief: M. Stutzmann
  • June 29, 1995
Regional Editors in Europe and America are appointed.
  • March 1996
The internet homepage of physica status solidi is on the World Wide Web.
  • May 7, 1996
John Wiley & Sons., Inc., New York acquires the majority share-holding of VCH, henceforth known as Wiley-VCH.
  • December 11, 1996
The first Rapid Research Note is published on the internet less than one week after submission.
  • October 1, 1997
Wiley-VCH Verlag Berlin is founded as the physics and mathematics branch of Wiley-VCH.
  • January 1, 1998
The journal's full text is online at Wiley Online Library.
  • October 1, 1998
Managing Editor: K. Müller
  • 1999
The journal impact factors rise to (a) 1.010, (b) 0.978.
  • October 1, 2000
New Managing Editor: S. Hildebrandt
  • January 1, 2001
physica status solidi appears in 15 issues per series. A new category "Editor's Choice" with colour images is started. The Wiley Online Library EarlyView service, enabling online publication weeks ahead of print, is becoming effective.
  • March 2001
CrossRef reference linking is available at Wiley Online Library.
  • August 2001
The first two Feature Articles by J. H. Schön and M. Salluzzo et al. are published.
  • September 1, 2001
physica status solidi appears with a new 4-colour cover.