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Science Partner Journal Ultrafast Science is an online-only Open Access journal published in affiliation with Xi’an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics (XIOPM) of CAS and distributed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Like all partners participating in the Science Partner Journal program, Ultrafast Science is editorially independent from the Science family of journals and XIOPM is responsible for all content published in the journal. To learn more about the Science Partner Journal program, visit the SPJ program homepage.

Should researchers be interested in submitting their work to Ultrafast Science, we ask that they please first review the Information for Authors page.

Ultrafast Science content is Open Access, publishing under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY) on a continuous basis. This means that content is freely available to all readers upon publication and content is published as soon as production is complete. XIOPM holds an exclusive license to the content, the author(s) hold copyright and retain the right to publish.

AAAS is a member of the following organizations: ALPSP, DOAJ, OASPA, ORCID, SSP, and STM.

Mission and Scope

The mission of Ultrafast Science is to build a platform for ultrafast scientific research; present new theories, concepts, ideas, technologies and progress in this field; publish the latest research representing the forefront of the discipline and that of international concern; and promote academic exchange and development worldwide.

The journal publishes high-quality original research articles, comprehensive reviews, editorials, and perspectives which feature high novelty, significance and technical quality in cutting-edge and emerging topics in ultrafast science with broad interest from scientific communities. 

The scope of Ultrafast Science includes such topics as: attosecond light source, attosecond physics, ultrafast laser and application, ultrafast imaging, ultrafast spectroscopy, ultrafast diagnosis, ultrafast materials and detector, ultrafast terahertz photonics, ultrafast electronics, ultrafast chemical physics and other ultrafast phenomena.

    Publication Identifier

    e-ISSN: 2765-8791

    p-ISSN: 2097-0331

    CN: 61-1519/O4

    DOI Prefix: 10.34133


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      Xi’an Institute of Optics and Precision Mechanics (XIOPM)
      403, Zutong Building
      No.17 Xinxi Road
      Xi'an Hi-Tech Industrial Development Zone
      Xi'an, 710119
      Shaanxi Province

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