Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics

Cover image for Vol. 41 Issue 3

Editors: Peter Elsner, Norbert Eisenreich, Randall L. Simpson

Online ISSN: 1521-4087

Associated Title(s): Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Materials, ChemPhysChem, Fire and Materials


Aims and Scope

An international journal full of PEP

PEP is the leading source for information on

  • Propellants
  • Explosives
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Ignition, combustion and detonation

PEP is the official journal of the International Pyrotechnics Society.

Coverage includes

Synthesis, formulation, analysis, detection, characterization, ballistics, detonation, application and demilitarization

To keep you up-to-date

Meetings notification and book reviews


Contributions from experts in chemistry, physics and engineering


The latest research results are also available online for institutional subscribers


PEP is the forum for the exchange of science and technology in energetic materials.

2014 Impact Factor: 1.604

ISSN: 0721-3115 (print). 1521-4087 (online).

Volume 41. 6 Issues in 2016.


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How to cite: To make sure that references to this journal are correctly recorded and resolved (for example in CrossRef, PubMed, or ISI Web of Knowledge), please use the following abbreviated title in any citations: "Propellants Explos. Pyrotech." (punctuation may vary according to the style of the citing journal).


Scientists and technologists working on propellants, explosives, primers and pyrotechnics, combustion and detonation processes as well as safety regulations


applied chemistry, chemical engineering, propellants, explosives, primers and pyrotechnics, combustion, detonation processes, safety regulations, energetic materials, airbags, chemistry, pyrotechnics, detection
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