Journal "MAGMA"

MAGMA is a multidisciplinary international journal devoted to the publication of articles on all aspects of magnetic resonance techniques and their applications in medicine and biology. In addition to regular issues, the journal also publishes special issues (see below the current special issues):

2012 MAGMA special issues:
“MR Thermometry“
with Robert Turner as Guest-editor (published in February 2012)
“Arterial Spin Labeling MRI“ with David Alsop as Guest-editor (published in April 2012)

2013 MAGMA special issue:
"MRI and PET together: friends or foes"
with Thomas Beyer and Ewald Moser as Guest-editors (February 2013)

2014 MAGMA special issues:
"X-nucleus magnetic resonance imaging"
with Lothar Schad and Simon Konstandin as Guest-editors  (first issue of 2014)

MAGMA's impact and dissemination as a journal is rapidly increasing:

  • 2011 Impact Factor: 1.883 
  • 2012 Impact Factor: 1863
    (MAGMA ranks 54nd out of 120 journals in the  "Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging" category)
  • Manuscript submissions : increase of 40% in 2012 and remains at this level in 2013
  • Electronic subscriptions: the journal is currently read by 7864 institutions worlwide through the 370 Springer library consortia
  • More than 3854 articles/month downloads in 2013
  • The reviewing cycle (5 weeks) and time-to-publication on-line after acceptation (3 weeks) remain the shortest among MR journals.

Finally, as a bonus to authors, MAGMA keeps with its policy of not applying charges for colour illustrations!

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