Chinese Physics Letters (CPL) is the Chinese Physical Society’s flagship journal. Since 1984, CPL has been among the first choices for Chinese physicists to report their big breakthroughs.

To accelerate the publication of important high-quality articles, CPL introduced a special EXPRESS LETTERS section in June 2012. A total of 70+ articles have been published in this section with an average submission-to-publication time of 7 days, enabled by strict peer review by CPL’s Editor-in-Chief and Associate Editors. Besides, this highly selective section has an average citation of 20 times, resulting in increased attention within academics and media. Benefits for authors of an EXPRESS LETTER include:

RAPID publication: 10 days on average from submission to publication online
HIGHLY cited: 20 cited times on average per article
News and Views by world's leading physics magazine and researchers
WIDEST possible promotion by email and social media
NO page limitation, NO article processing charges

If you wish to submit an EXPRESS LETTER, please submit the article with a cover letter describing the novelty, importance, and urgency of your article in its specific field to Dr. Zhen Zhai ( Peer review will be conducted by the journal’s editorial board and we aim to send you the decision letter within one week after receiving your submission.