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The journal Applied Physics is a major international scientific journal published by Springer.

The journal was established under the name Applied Physics in 1973. In 1981, the journal split its publication into two sections, issued separately:

  1. Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing, ISSN: 0947-8396 (print version) ISSN: 1432-0630 (electronic version); specializes in Materials science and processing; Editor-in-Chief: Michael Stuke.
  2. Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics ISSN: 0946-2171 (print version) ISSN: 1432-0649 (electronic version) specializes in lasers and optics; Editor-in-Chief: Frank Träger

The journals are indexed in Inspec, Scopus and the Web of Science, They are published as "Open choice" Hybrid open access journals; the author has the option to pay a fee to permit viewing by those whose institution does not have a subscription.

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Applied physics is a general term for physics which is intended for a particular technological or practical use. "Applied" is distinguished from "pure" by a subtle combination of factors such as the motivation and attitude of researchers and the nature of the relationship to the technology or science that may be affected by the work.[1] It usually differs from engineering in that an applied physicist may not be designing something in particular, but rather is using physics or conducting physics research with the aim of developing new technologies or solving an engineering problem. This approach is similar to that of applied mathematics. In other words, applied physics is rooted in the fundamental truths and basic concepts of the physical sciences but is concerned with the utilization of these scientific principles in practical devices and systems. Applied physicists can also be interested in the use of physics for scientific research. For instance, people working on accelerator physics seek to build better accelerators for research in theoretical TIPUS.

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Physics
E = m c^2\,
Mass–energy equivalence
History of...

Applied physics is a general term for physics which is intended for a particular technological or practical use. "Applied" is distinguished from "pure" by a subtle combination of factors such as the motivation and attitude of researchers and the nature of the relationship to the technology or science that may be affected by the work.[1] It usually differs from engineering in that an applied physicist may not be designing something in particular, but rather is using physics or conducting physics research with the aim of developing new technologies or solving an engineering problem. This approach is similar to that of applied mathematics. In other words, applied physics is rooted in the fundamental truths and basic concepts of the physical sciences but is concerned with the utilization of these scientific principles in practical devices and systems. Applied physicists can also be interested in the use of physics for scientific research. For instance, people working on accelerator physics seek to build better accelerators for research in theoretical physics.

Fields and areas of research

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File:Military laser
Experiment using a (likely argon) laser
File:CFD
Computer modeling of the Space Shuttle during re-entry

Prominent institutions

Department of Applied Physics, university of engineering and technology, lahore ,Pakistan

See also

[[Image:|32x28px]] Physics portal

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