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Year: 2011

21 Dec 2011

Kornelius Nielsch appointed as new Editor-in-Chief of Semiconductor Science and Technology

Professor Dr Kornelius Nielsch has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of Semiconductor Science and Technology, a leading international journal on semiconductor physics. Kornelius Nielsch is Professor of Experimental Physics at the Institute of Applied Physics of the University of Hamburg, Germany, and has tremendous research experience as coordinator of the Priority Program of the...

15 Dec 2011

Measurement Science and Technology appoints David Birch as Editor-in-Chief

Professor David Birch has today been announced as the new Editor-in-Chief of the leading international journal Measurement Science and Technology. Published by IOP Publishing, Measurement Science and Technology covers new advances in measurement techniques and associated instrumentation. David Birch is Professor of Photophysics in the Department of Physics at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow...

08 Dec 2011

IOP Publishing joins GakuNin Japanese Shibboleth Federation

IOP Publishing (IOP) has expanded its Shibboleth compliance to include the Japanese Federation GakuNin. Users in Japanese institutions who are members of GakuNin can now access subscribed content from multiple resources using just one ID and password, whether they are on or off-campus. Shibboleth is an open-source software package for single web sign-on which simplifies...

06 Oct 2011

IOP Publishing expands customer service department

IOP Publishing (IOP) has announced today that it is expanding its customer service provision with the appointment of a full time representative in its Philadelphia headquarters. “This move is the start of a comprehensive review of our infrastructure to ensure that we are providing the best service in the industry” said Steve Moss, President of...

03 Oct 2011

New Editor-in-Chief appointed for Physics in Medicine & Biology

Professor Simon Cherry has today been announced as the new Editor-in-Chief of Physics in Medicine & Biology (PMB). Published by IOP Publishing on behalf of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, PMB covers the application of practical and theoretical physics to medicine and biology, and is especially concerned with cutting-edge research in the...

21 Sep 2011

Physicists reveal striking similarities in sporting performance

Finding the similarities between volleyball and snooker may seem quite tricky. However, a group of physicists have found that the spread of scores, otherwise known as distribution, across their ranking systems are almost identical. They’ve also shown that this is the same for almost all sports, whether their ranking systems are based on points or...

12 Sep 2011

Article evolution starts here

The online scientific article is evolving. IOP Publishing (IOP) has today announced the start of its article evolution programme, a new project designed to improve the online delivery of research articles, enabling readers to interact with research in new ways. The first online release from the project has gone live today providing an enhanced HTML...

25 Jul 2011

Evidence further suggests extra-terrestrial origin of quasicrystals

Results from an expedition to far eastern Russia that set out to find the origin of naturally occurring quasicrystals have provided convincing evidence that they arrived on Earth from outer space. Writing in IOP Publishing’s journal Reports on Progress in Physics, Paul J Steinhardt and Luca Bindi reveal that new, naturally occurring quasicrystal samples have...

25 Jul 2011

IOP Publishing is moving

IOP Publishing’s UK office is moving. From Monday August 1 2011 IOP Publishing will be based at the following address: IOP Publishing, Temple Circus, Temple Way, Bristol, BS1 6HG, UK. The move accommodates the company’s ongoing growth and enables IOP to provide a better working environment for its 280 UK based staff. Steven Hall, Managing...

25 Jul 2011

IOP Publishing and Chinese Academy of Sciences sign archive agreement

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) are now able to access nearly 140 years of scientific research thanks to a new deal signed in Beijing by CAS and IOP Publishing (IOP). The new arrangement gives researchers access to content published in 2003-2007 and follows previous long-term preservation agreements signed in 2010 and the...

25 Jul 2011

New Editor-in-Chief appointed for Physics in Medicine & Biology

Professor Simon Cherry has today been announced as the new Editor-in-Chief of Physics in Medicine & Biology (PMB). Published by IOP Publishing on behalf of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, PMB covers the application of practical and theoretical physics to medicine and biology, and is especially concerned with cutting-edge research in the...