- The 1991 Loken Report to the American Physical Society on
electronic information systems in physics
The Task Force on Electronic Information System
was formed in November 1988 by APS President, Professor Val
It was published in the Bulletin of the American Physical Society Vol.
36, No. 4, p. 1119 (1991)
- Report of the APS Task Force on Journal Growth, February 1995, "The Merzbacher Report"
This Task Force was appointed in March of 1994 to study the causes and consequences of the relentless growth in manuscript submissions to the Physical Review and Physical Review Letters. Download PDF.
- Report of the Investigation Committee on the Possibility of
Scientific Misconduct in the work of Hendrik Schön and
This report is the property of Lucent Technologies and is distributed
with their permission by The American Physical Society.
(posted December 3, 2002; <doi:10.1103/APS.Reports.Lucent>)
- Physical Review Letters Evaluation Committee Report
The committee was charged to evaluate the quality of the operation of
PRL and to help define the fundamental role the journal should play in
the physics publishing system. The last review of PRL occurred in 1991.