November 20, 2018

The Applied Physics Express (APEX) and Japanese Journal of Applied Physics (JJAP) Editorial Boards are pleased to announce that a new submission and peer-review system, ScholarOne Manuscripts (S1M), has been introduced on both journals.

From 19 November 2018 (UK time), new submissions to APEX and regular issues of JJAP will be managed using the new peer-review sites at the links below.



The review process for submissions made before 19 November 2018 will continue to take place on the former system until the review is completed. Links to access the former site will be supplied in all emails regarding these articles.

Submissions to Special Issues of JJAP will continue to be managed using the former system into 2019. A further announcement will be made before we change to S1M for JJAP special issues.

How to use the new system for the first time

Users who received a notification email sent by IOP Publishing

Your details have been transferred to our shared database for both journals. To log in for the first time:

  • Your username is the email address we have used to contact you.
  • Please use the ‘Reset Password’ link to set your password for the first time.

When you log in, please take some time to check that all of your contact information is up-to-date and that the ‘Keywords’ field includes your current research interests.

Users other than the above

Click ‘Create An Account’ in the one of the new peer-review sites above, create your account, and log in the system.