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Physical sciences and engineering journals with the BMC Series

The BMC Series is now a home for your research in the physical sciences and engineering fields. Find featured content, highlighted articles and journal information below.

Call for Papers

BMC Energy is welcoming submissions to its thematic series entitled "Green Energy and Smart Systems", edited by Carl Beierkuhnlein (University of Bayreuth, Germany). This special issue will serve as an innovative and interesting platform for identifying solutions, modeling and integration of smart energy generation and storage system.

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Looking for the latest research papers across the physical sciences and engineering field? All our journals are open access - articles are free to read, share and cite!

BMC Chemistry, formerly known as Chemistry Central Journal, is now part of the BMC Series. This journal publishes open access articles from across the broad field of chemistry.

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BMC Chemical Engineering provides an inclusive platform for chemical engineering research to aid the advancement of chemical, biological and materials processing.

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BMC Energy is a home for all aspects of theory, development and applications of energy and fuel research from across the physical sciences. This includes engineering, physics, chemistry and the environmental sciences.

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BMC Materials is an open access, peer reviewed journal covering all areas of material science. It considers fundamental and applied research in the synthesis, characterisation and application of materials.

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Not quite ready?

​​​​​Are you researching in engineering and the physical sciences but not yet ready to publish a full research article? BMC Research Notes provides a space for this work to be peer-reviewed and shared with the wider research community.

Short form research

Need a home for your data? Whether you research in engineering, chemistry, earth sciences, or any of the other physical sciences, you can publish a data note. This makes your data easier to find, cite and share.

Data notes