European Journal of Physics

(The TQCC of European Journal of Physics is 6. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-06-01 to 2023-06-01.)
Detecting chaos from a time series171
Chemical potential—a quantity in search of recognition156
Scaling laws in the macro-, micro- and nanoworlds107
Language and the experience of learning university physics in Sweden92
An experimental study of the sound emitted from gas bubbles in a liquid79
Analytical approximations for the period of a nonlinear pendulum79
Simplicial complexes and complex systems75
Energy propagation of thermal waves62
Exploring the role of physics representations: an illustrative example from students sharing knowledge about refraction60
Introduction to importance sampling in rare-event simulations55
Elliptic integrals, the forgotten functions53
Experimenting from a distance—remotely controlled laboratory (RCL)51
Thoughts out of noise46
Biot-Savart-like law in electrostatics38
Rayleigh–Sommerfeld diffraction and Poisson's spot35
On the electrodynamics of moving bodies at low velocities34
Precession and nutation of a gyroscope32
Compact stars for undergraduates30
Early history of the physics and chemistry of semiconductors-from doubts to fact in a hundred years29
Influence of background pressure on the stability region of a Paul trap29
Measurements and predictions of the illuminance during a solar eclipse29
The surface-to-volume ratio in thermal physics: from cheese cube physics to animal metabolism28
Radiative thermal emission from silicon nanoparticles: a reversed story from quantum to classical theory28
Oriental magic mirrors and the Laplacian image27
Work and energy in the presence of friction: the need for a mesoscopic analysis26
Calculations of the Wigner angle25
Hysteresis in a light bulb: connecting electricity and thermodynamics with simple experiments and simulations23
Colours of the Sun and Moon: the role of the optical air mass23
On the use of local fitting techniques for the analysis of physical dynamic systems21
Radioecology teaching: evaluation of the background radiation levels from areas with high concentrations of radionuclides in soil21
1D transfer matrices19
Comparative measurements of natural convection heat transfer in channels by holographic interferometry and schlieren19
Stability of democracies: a complex systems perspective19
Tolman temperature gradients in a gravitational field18
Femtosecond measurements of electric fields: from classical amplitudes to quantum fluctuations18
A dynamical study of the Friedmann equations18
From mechanical motion to Brownian motion, thermodynamics and particle transport theory18
Rényi and Tsallis entropies: three analytic examples17
The Eisenhart lift: a didactical introduction of modern geometrical concepts from Hamiltonian dynamics17
Rate of evaporation of hydrocarbons from a hot surface: Nukiyama and Leidenfrost temperatures17
Reflections of the 'Burning mirrors of Archimedes'. With a consideration of the geometry and intensity of sunlight reflected from plane mirrors16
An experiment to profile the voltage, current and temperature behaviour of a P–N diode16
Casimir-Polder potential from first principles16
Unpacking students’ use of mathematics in upper-division physics: where do we go from here?16
The Doppler effect from a uniformly moving mirror16
Harmonic oscillator with a δ-function potential16
Do students benefit from drawing productive diagrams themselves while solving introductory physics problems? The case of two electrostatics problems16
From mechanics to thermodynamics—analysis of selected examples16
The physical meaning of Lagrange multipliers16
Einstein coefficients and dipole moments for the asymmetrically confined harmonic oscillator15
Parameter space for successful soccer kicks15
From least action in electrodynamics to magnetomechanical energy—a review15
Of some theoretical significance: implications of Casimir effects15
The Aubry–André model as a hobbyhorse for understanding the localization phenomenon15
The motion of two masses coupled to a finite mass spring15
Determination of the dark and illuminated characteristic parameters of a solar cell from I-V characteristics14
Dispersion of capillary-gravity waves: a derivation based on conservation of energy14
Rainbow and glory scattering in Coulomb trajectories starting from a point in space14
Dynamics of falling raindrops14
Explosion analysis from images: Trinity and Beirut*14
An economical method to calculate eigenvalues of the Schrödinger equation14
Friction force: from mechanics to thermodynamics13
The operator ∇ in orthogonal curvilinear coordinates13
A classic chase problem solved from a physics perspective13
Inertial rotation of a rigid body13
Damping of coupled harmonic oscillators12
Perturbation theory via Feynman diagrams in classical mechanics12
On the free energy within the mean-field approximation12
Geyser model with real-time data collection12
Derivation of the Schrödinger equation from the Hamilton–Jacobi equation in Feynman's path integral formulation of quantum mechanics12
The macroscopic model of an atomic force microscope in the students' laboratory12
Introduction to statistical field theory: from a toy model to a one-component plasma11
Free evolution of an incoherent mixture of states: a quantum mechanical approach to the van Cittert–Zernike theorem11
The macroscopic scanning force `microscope'11
Special theory of relativity through the Doppler effect11
An experimental system for studying the plane pendulum in physics laboratory teaching11
Self-organised criticality and emergent hyperbolic networks: blueprint for complexity in social dynamics11
Conceptualization of the Casimir effect11
On the focal point of a lens: beyond the paraxial approximation11
On the Langevin approach to particle transport11
Creating drag and lift curves from soccer trajectories11
The propagator for a particle in a well11
Damping mechanisms of a pendulum11
Magnetic field calculation of an infinitely long solenoid11
Teaching electromagnetics at the undergraduate level: a comprehensive approach10
The Boltzmann equation and relaxation-time approximation for electron transport in solids10
High-energy physics as a career springboard10
Rate of evaporation of n-alcohols from a hot surface: Nukiyama and Leidenfrost temperatures10
Comment on electrostatic charges in v × B fields10
A sphere rolling on the inside surface of a cone10
From classical to quantum mechanics through optics10
Electrostatic charges in v × B fields10
Bead, hoop and spring as a classical spontaneous symmetry breaking problem9
Understanding the working of a B-dot probe9
From Newton's laws to the Wheeler-DeWitt equation9
Explicit derivation of the relativistic mass–energy relation for internal kinetic and potential energies of a composite system9
Diffraction and signal processing experiments with a liquid crystal microdisplay9
The cantilevered beam: an analytical solution for general deflections of linear-elastic materials9
Understanding first-year students’ curiosity and interest about physics—lessons learned from the HOPE project9
Assessing first-year undergraduate physics students’ laboratory practices: seeking to encourage research behaviours9
On scattering from the one-dimensional multiple Dirac delta potentials9
The efficiency of the Carnot cycle with arbitrary gas equations of state9
An accurate analytical solution of a zero-dimensional greenhouse model for global warming9
Controlled damping of a physical pendulum: experiments near critical conditions9
From Newton's second law to Huygens's principle: visualizing waves in a large array of masses joined by springs9
On high-field departures from Ohm's local law9
Thomas precession: a kinematic effect of the algebra of Einstein's velocity addition law. Comments on ‘Deriving relativistic momentum and energy: II. Three-dimensional case’9
A laboratory experiment on inferring Poiseuille's law for undergraduate students9
On the singularities of the electrostatic and magnetostatic dipole fields9
The cooling law and the search for a good temperature scale, from Newton to Dalton8
The harmonic motion of a rigid cylinder on an elastic half-space8
Fractional revival of wave packets in an infinite square well: a Fourier perspective8
Gravitomagnetism, clocks and geometry8
A brief survey of various formulations of the correspondence principle8
What is momentum?8
Cosmic rays with portable Geiger counters: from sea level to airplane cruise altitudes8
Approximate period for large-amplitude oscillations of a simple pendulum based on quintication of the restoring force8
An agent-based framework of active matter with applications in biological and social systems8
A unified and general treatment of solar calendars and sundials8
Measuring longitudinal wave speed in solids: two methods and a half8
Observer with a constant proper acceleration8
From circular paths to elliptic orbits: a geometric approach to Kepler's motion8
A simple, sensitive circuit to measure Boltzmann's constant from Johnson's noise8
From free expansion to abrupt compression of an ideal gas8
A simple approach to determine the mode shapes of Chladni plates based on the optical lever method8
Two experiments with rotating magnetic field8
Allowed wavevectors under the application of incommensurate periodic boundary conditions8
A new thermo-magnetic wheel8
Realizing a framework for enhancing the laboratory experiences of non-physics majors: from pilot to large-scale implementation8
Closed orbits in central forces distinct from Coulomb or harmonic oscillator type7
A derivation of Landau damping from the Vlasov equation without contour integration7
University students’ ideas about the role of the aperture and laser beam dimensions in formation of diffraction patterns7
Phase delay effect in a thermally homogeneous system heated periodically7
Capillary-gravity waves and the Navier-Stokes equation7
Two particles in a double well: illustrating the connection between entanglement and the speed of quantum evolution7
Energy-based solution for the speed of a ball moving vertically with drag7
Computerized rotational system to study the moment of inertia of different objects7
Giant soap curtains for public presentations7
X-ray imaging virtual online laboratory for engineering undergraduates7
Thermodynamics of the two-dimensional quantum harmonic oscillator system subject to a hard-wall confining potential7
Optical CT scanning for experimental demonstration of medical x-ray CT and SPECT7
Optical multilayers as a tool for visualizing special relativity7
A note on the use of novel thermoacoustic radiators for ultrasonic experiments: the importance of phase in a focused field7
How long does it take to boil an egg? Revisited7
A Hamiltonian approach to the parametric excitation7
A note on ‘Oriental magic mirrors and the Laplacian image’7
Touching ghosts: observing free fall from an infalling frame of reference into a Schwarzschild black hole7
Caustic effects due to sunlight reflections from skyscrapers: simulations and experiments7
Improving student understanding of quantum mechanics underlying the Stern–Gerlach experiment using a research-validated multiple-choice question sequence7
Production of radionuclides for clinical nuclear medicine7
Characteristic length scales in quantum many-body systems7
Hooke's law and fatigue limits in micromechanics7
Apparent paradoxes in classical electrodynamics: the energy–momentum conservation law for a bound electromagnetic field7
Comment on ‘Quantum chaos in elementary quantum mechanics’ by Yu Dabaghian and R Jensen7
The twin paradox in the theory of relativity7
Maxwell’s ( D, H ) excitation fields: lessons from permanent magnets6
Determination of F r and K d from the solution of the equation of motion of a cyclist6
Reflection from a moving mirror—a simple derivation using the photon model of light6
Case study: coordinating among multiple semiotic resources to solve complex physics problems6
Doing the right thing versus doing the right thing right: Concept mapping in a freshmen physics laboratory6
Medical physics: the perfect intermediate level physics class6
An observation on the congruence of the escape velocity in classical mechanics and general relativity in a Schwarzschild metric6
Basic experiments of physical optics presented with a modified version of the Michelson interferometer6
Reversal in the time order of interactive events: the collision of inclined rods6
A Hamilton-like vector for the special-relativistic Coulomb problem6
Comparison of hyperbolic and hyperboloid conductor electrostatics6
A simple approach to understand the physical aging in polymers6
Estimating Avogadro's number from skylight and airlight6
Feynman’s different approach to electromagnetism6
Gamified experimental physics classes: a promising active learning methodology for higher education6
Pedagogical introduction to the entropy of entanglement for Gaussian states6
Multimedia in physics education: a video for the quantitative analysis of the centrifugal force and the Coriolis force6
Does Δm= ΔErest/c2?6
Moments of inertia for solids of revolution and variational methods6
Probabilities as a bridge between classical and quantum-mechanical treatments6
Cycling and wind: does sidewind brake?6
Patterns beyond Faraday waves: observation of parametric crossover from Faraday instabilities to the formation of vortex lattices in open dual fluid strata6
Coherence, interference and the Pauli principle: Coulomb scattering of carbon from carbon6
Measuring light with light-dependent resistors: an easy approach for optics experiments6
Disconnect between undergraduates’ understanding of the algebraic and geometric aspects of vectors6
On periodic continuation of soliton potentials beyond a bounded interval6
The physicist's guide to the orchestra6
Mean free path of the hard spheres gas6
Application of video photogrammetry to analyse mechanical systems in the undergraduate physics laboratory6
Puzzles of dark energy in the Universe—phantom6