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President Yang Wei Meets with APS Delegation

On April 20, 2015, NSFC President Yang Wei met with the American Physical Society (APS) delegation led by Dr. Gene Sprouse, editor-in-chief of APS journals.

The two sides exchanged in-depth views on the reviewing and impact factor of APS journals including Physical Review Letters, Physical Review A-E and Physical Review X which is an open-access journal. In particular, the guests and hosts discussed the impact of physical review journals on the Chinese physical community, and agreed to jointly increase Chinese physical community’s involvement in PRL and PR including the submissions from China as well as the Chinese presence in Physical Review’s referee database.

Mr. Chen Jiaer, member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and former president of NSFC, attended the meeting. Ji Peiwen from NSFC’s Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Zheng Yonghe from the Department of Science Policy, Zou Liyao, Wei Qin and Shen Jie from the Bureau of International Cooperation also participated in the meeting.

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