Acceptance Rates for APS Journals

Precentage of published papers from all submitted papers

Journal	 1995	1994	1993	1992	1991	1990	

PRL¹		 38	 39	 39	 40	 40
A		 68	 74	 75	 76	 75
E		 71	 77	 75	 74	part of A
B1		 74	 75	 77	 76	 80
B15		 77	 78	 80	 79	 78
C		 81	 82	 79	 82  	 80    
D1		 70	 77	 75	 74	 75
D15		 61	 60	 62	 57	 61	 

¹Rate of acceptance in PRL is variable among the fields.  In 1994:
elementary particles 39%, nuclear 47%, amo 47%, condensed matter
structure 43%, condensed matter electronic 35%, astrophysics 37%.

Your comments and suggestions are appreciated.
[OSU Physics] [College of Mathematical and Physical Sciences] [Center for Materials Research] [Ohio State University]
Edited by: wilkins@mps.ohio-state.edu [September 1996]