Journal History

Jurnal Fisika Unand (JFU) is a peer-reviewed open access journal on interdisciplinary studies of physics, and is published four times in a year (January, April, July, and October) by Department of Physics, Andalas University, Padang. The first issue has been released in 2012 and it is made available in electronic form since October 2019 (Vol. 8, No.4).

JFU's dedication to excellence and scholarly rigor earned it recognition on the national stage. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of the Republic of Indonesia accorded the journal the esteemed status of 4th level (Sinta 4) in the National Accreditation, as per Decree 36/E/KPT/2019. This recognition, effective from Volume 7, Issue 1 in 2018, underscored JFU's contribution to advancing the frontiers of knowledge.

The pursuit of continual improvement and scholarly impact led JFU to evolve its article template, marking Volume 9, No 1 as a turning point in its publishing journey. This transition mirrored the journal's dynamic approach and its dedication to enhancing the reader's experience.

In a testament to its scholarly significance and influence, JFU was honored with a new distinction of 3rd level (Sinta 3) in the National Accreditation, according to Decree 225/E/KPT/2022 by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology. This recognition, valid from Volume 11, No 1 in 2022, will endure until Volume 15, No 2 in 2026, showcasing JFU's enduring commitment to advancing scientific knowledge.