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Circuit World

Circuit World

ISSN: 0305-6120

This journal is a Hybrid Open Access journal
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2017 Impact Factor: 0.404*
5-year Impact Factor (2017): 0.687*

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CiteScore 2017: 0.58
CiteScoreTracker 2018: 0.96 (Updated Monthly)


Aims & Scope

Circuit World provides a central, international and independent forum for all those with a research or application interest in the theories, methodologies, techniques and applications associated with circuit design or in the development of the various technologies, processes and procedures associated with printed circuit board design and manufacture. The Editor, Baoyong Chi, welcomes technical contributions to Circuit World. Please view the Author Guidelines for this journal.


Circuit World provides state of the art, technical papers and editorials by leading industry/academic experts.

Key Benefits

Circuit World makes an important contribution to the technical body of knowledge and expertise in this crucial area, linking research to current practice and application. The journal comprises a multidisciplinary study of the various theories, methodologies, technologies, processes and applications relating to the design and implementation of circuits/printed circuit boards.

Key Journal Audiences

Circuit World represents a comprehensive and authoritative information source for research, application and current awareness purposes. It is relevant to researchers, senior technical staff and practising engineers within circuit designer, industry manufacturers and component users and all academic branches of engineering and science together with their information providers; namely academic, institutional, technical and corporate libraries.


Circuit World covers a broad range of topics, including:

  • Circuit theory, design methodology, analysis and simulation
  • Digital, analog, microwave or optoelectronic integrated circuits
  • Devices with central importance to circuits
  • Systems contiguous with circuit considerations
  • Circuits for industrial applications, sensors and transducers
  • PCB design technologies and processes (controlled impedance, high-speed PCBs, laminates and lamination, laser processes and drilling, moulded interconnect devices (MIDs), multilayer boards, optical PCBs, single- and double-sided boards, soldering and solderable finishes)


Indexing and Abstracting Services

Circuit World is indexed and abstracted in leading service providers, including:

  • Academic Source Complete
  • Applied Science and Technology Index
  • Book Review Digest Plus
  • Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in Computer Science - Business Information Systems
  • CSA Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering (ANTE)
  • CSA Engineering Research Database
  • CSA High Technology Research Database with Aerospace
  • CSA Materials Research Database with METADEX
  • CSA Technology Research Database   
  • EI Compendex
  • Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals
  • ProQuest Science Journals
  • ReadCube Discover
  • Recent Advances in Manufacturing Database (RAM)
  • Referativnyi Zhurnal
  • Scopus 
  • TOC Premier
  • Zetoc 

And ranked in:

  • Science Citation Index Expanded SCIE (Clarivate Analytics)
  • Scopus


Circuit World is available as part of an online subscription to the Emerald Engineering eJournals Collection. For more information, please email or visit the Emerald Engineering eJournals Collection page.

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This journal is a member of and subscribes to the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics. More on Emerald's approach is available in our Publication Ethics guidelines.

* 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2018)

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