Physical Review B—Guidelines for Section Selection
(Revised July 2010)
Sections of Physical Review B are listed below. For more information please see this PDF.
- Structure, structural phase transitions, mechanical properties, defects: new phases, high-pressure physics, defect structures, order-disorder transitions, ferroelectricity and multiferroicity, structural probes and spectroscopy, irradiation, emission and impact effects.
- Inhomogeneous, disordered, and partially ordered systems: positional and compositional disorder, quasicrystals, alloys, glasses, liquids.
- Dynamics, dynamical systems, lattice effects: phonons, polarons, impurity dynamics, nonlinear systems, percolation, Raman effect, nonelectronic thermal and transport properties.
- Magnetism: magnetic materials, magnetic resonance, magnetic phase transitions, magnetism in disordered systems, spin glasses, spin chains, spin-lattice models, Kondo effect, surface and interface magnetism.
- Superfluidity and superconductivity: superconducting materials and properties, helium, high-temperature superconductivity, tunneling and tunnel junctions, supersolidity, superconducting qubits.
- Electronic structure and strongly correlated systems: electronic transport, thermal and optical properties, density functional theory, charge-density waves, insulators and metals, metal-insulator transition, heavy fermions, Hubbard models, photonics, metamaterials, topological insulators, many-body methods, field-theory and mathematical physics.
- Semiconductors I: bulk: transport properties, defects, electronic structure, amorphous semiconductors, magnetic semiconductors and spintronics, polymers.
- Semiconductors II: surfaces, interfaces, microstructures, and related topics: bonding, reconstruction, metal-semiconductor interfaces, quantum Hall effect, 2D electron gas, heterostructures, quantum wells, quantum dots, optical, tunneling, and transport properties, device physics, mesoscopic systems.
- Surface physics, nanoscale physics, low-dimensional systems: surface structure, surface probes, various spectroscopies, interfaces, surface electronic structure and bonding, surface dynamics, interactions on surfaces, layered systems, metallic superlattices, fullerenes, graphene, clusters, thin films, molecular electronics, nanotubes.