physica status solidi (RRL) - Rapid Research Letters

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Editor: Stefan Hildebrandt (Editor-in-Chief), Nadezda Panarina (Editor)

Online ISSN: 1862-6270

Associated Title(s): physica status solidi (a), physica status solidi (b), physica status solidi (c)

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Guest Editors: Pawel Hawrylak, François Peeters and Klaus Ensslin

Antiferromagnetic Spintronics
Guest Editors: Jairo Sinova, Tomas Jungwirth and Olena Gomonay

Call for Papers
Submission deadline is extended to December 15th, 2016

Dirac-Weyl Nanoelectronics
Guest Editor: Mazhar Ali

Call for Papers
Submission deadline is extended to February 1st, 2017

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On the occasion of the upcoming 10th anniversary of pss RRL in 2017, we will be glad to receive your ideas for a short Review@RRL to celebrate this event. The established topics of the journal include but are not limited to solar cells and photovoltaics, topological insulators, nanowires, two-dimensional materials, optoelectronic applications, etc. Please contact the editorial office at if you are willing to contribute.

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