Page & Open Access Charges
To support the cost of wide dissemination of research results through publication of journal pages and production of a database of articles, the author's institution is requested to pay a page charge of $115 per page (with a one-page minimum) and an article charge of $20 per article. For Errata the minimum page charge is $115, with no article charge.
Through participation in Author Select ® and payment of a $2200 fee in support of both publication and archiving costs, authors can provide free online access to a published article, in perpetuity, to any online user. More details on this option may be found in the Open Access Publication section of this website. Authors may indicate their intention to participate in Author Select when submitting new or revised manuscripts at the journal’s submission website. Payment of the $2200 Author Select fee must be paid prior to publication of your article.
Information regarding payment of these charges will be provided following acceptance for publication. Inquiries concerning page charge and open access fees should be addressed to:
Publication Page Charge & Reprints
American Institute of Physics
Suite 1NO1, 2 Huntington Quadrangle
Melville, NY 11747-4502
Telephone:1-800-344-6909 (U.S. and Canada) or +1 516-576-2270
FAX: +1 516-349-9704
Illustrations will appear in color in the online journal free of charge to authors. To take advantage of this free service, authors must (i) supply usable color graphics files (.eps, .ps, .tif, or .pdf only), (ii) transmit graphics files in time for utilization during the production process, (iii) submit only one version of each graphics file, (iv) ensure that colors chosen will reproduce well when printed in black & white, and (v) ensure that descriptions of figures in text will be sufficiently clear for both print and online versions.
Authors or their institutions must bear the cost of any color they wish to use in the printed journal. As of 1 January 2009, a fixed rate of $325 for each color figure applies for color in print. For multipart figures, a single charge will apply only if all parts are submitted as a single piece of artwork.
For color in the printed journal, authors are required to sign an acknowledgment of color charges prior to publication of an article with color figures.
Direct inquiries concerning free online color and color printing charges to AIP Production Services.