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Lab on a Chip (journal)

Lab on a Chip
Abbreviated title LOC
Discipline Miniaturisation
Language English
Publication details
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry (United Kingdom)
Publication history 2001 to present.
ISSN [1]
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Lab on a Chip is a peer-reviewed scientific journal which publishes original (primary) research and review articles on any aspect of miniaturisation at the micro and nano scale. Lab on a Chip is published monthly by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), the managing editor is Harp Minhas and the chairman of the editorial board is Prof Andreas Manz, ISAS, Dortmund, Germany.

Lab on a Chip was launched in 2001 and provides a unique forum for the rapidly developing miniaturisation community; it has become a leading journal in its field, with an impact factor of 5.821.[1]

Lab on a Chip hosts another RSC publication, Chemical Technology. Includes online access to Molecular BioSystems.


Subject coverage

Lab on a Chip publishes research at the micro and nano scale across a variety of disciplines including:

clinical/medical science
chemical engineering
materials science

Article types

Lab on a Chip contains peer-reviewed full research papers, technical notes, urgent communications, critical and tutial reviews and mini-reviews.


Industrial and academic sectors, including: all areas of chemistry; pharmaceuticals; medicine; analytical science; synthesis; biotechnology; BioMEMS; physics; material science; bioengineering and electronics.

See also


  1. ^ Journal Citation Reviews, 2007
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