About the Journal

npj Quantum Information is a new online-only, open access, multi- and interdisciplinary journal dedicated to publishing the finest research on quantum information, including quantum computing, quantum communications and quantum information theory.

Aims and scope

Find out further information about the journal's aims and scope here.

About the Partner

Part of the Nature Partner Journals series, npj Quantum Information is published in partnership with Nature Publishing Group and The University of New South Wales (UNSW Australia).

About Nature Partner Journals

Nature Partner Journals is a series of online-only, open access journals published in collaboration with internationally renowned partners, driving high impact open science.

Bringing together strong editorial leadership with world-class publication systems, Nature Partner Journals transcend traditional research boundaries with innovative features such as lay summaries, allowing journals to serve as intersections for many disciplines and systems, opening up research to the wider public. 

About the Editors

Professor Michelle Simmons is the inaugural Editor-in-Chief of npj Quantum Information and leads a team of Associate Editors. Visit the 'About the Editors' page for more information about Professor Simmons and the Associate Editors.

Editorial Board

The international Editorial Board of npj Quantum Information is composed of a diverse range of experts covering the scope of the journal. 

Article and journal metrics

Article metrics such as number of downloads, citations and online attention are available from each article page, and provide an overview of the attention received by a paper.

The 2016 journal metrics for npj Quantum Information are as follows:

2-year Impact Factor 5-year Impact Factor Immediacy index Eigenfactor® score Article Influence Score 2-year Median
9.111 9.111 1.560



2016 Journal Citation Reports (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)

For a further description of these metrics and a summary of the metrics for all Nature journals, please visit our journal metrics page.  More information underlying our approach to journal metrics may be found here.