Last Updated October 8, 2019

Author rights policies

IOP Publishing (IOP) supports the posting of preprints of articles. Please refer to our preprint policy. The policy applies to all articles submitted to or published by IOP, whether on a subscription or on a gold open access basis.

Use this quick check table to see which Author Rights Policy is applicable to which journal.

Please refer to this table as a quick check guide for where & when you may post your article. The rights you are granted varies, depending on which version of the article you wish to use.

For authors who submitted a copyright form for a subscription article from 26 April 2016, this author rights policy applies to the article.

Please note this applies to all IOP-owned journals and some journals published on behalf of our partners. Please refer to the policy for a full list of journals to which it applies. If the journal you are publishing in is not listed, please refer to the ‘Alternative author rights policies’ below’.

 

For authors who submitted a copyright form for a subscription article prior to 26 April 2016, please refer to our previous author rights policy page.

Please note this applied to all IOP-owned journals and some journals published on behalf of our partners. Please refer to the policy for a full list of journals to which it applied. If the journal you are publishing in is not listed, please refer to the ‘Alternative author rights policies’ below.’

 

American Astronomical Society (AAS) journals

For the author rights policy applying to articles published in the following AAS journals, please see the following copyright and permissions pages:
The Astronomical JournalThe Astrophysical JournalThe Astrophysical Journal Letters and The Astrophysical Journal Supplement Series.

Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific (PASP) journal

For the author rights policy applying to articles published in PASP, please see the PASP author rights page.

The Electrochemical Society (ECS)

For the author rights policy applying to articles published in the ECS journals, please see the ECS author rights page.

International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA) journals

For the author rights policy applying to articles published in the following SISSA journals, please refer to the copyright form of the article: Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics, Journal of Instrumentation and Journal of Statistical Mechanics: Theory and Experiment.

Nuclear Fusion

For the author rights policy applying to articles published in Nuclear Fusion, please refer to the Copyright Form of the article.

Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) journals

For the author rights policy applying to articles published in the following JSAP journals, please refer to the JSAP Author Rights page for information: Applied Physics Express and Japanese Journal of Applied Physics

 

Other partner journals

If the journal you are publishing in is not listed in either the ‘Current author rights policy’ or the ‘Alternative author rights policies’, please contact the relevant partner: Partner owned journals: titles for which IOP does not handle permissions requests

Any questions should be addressed to permissions@ioppublishing.org.

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