The APESM Journal

About the Journal

APESM was established in 1978 and is published quarterly by Springer. It is the official journal of the Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine, and is distributed to members as well as to libraries, individual subscribers, company subscribers and other institutions throughout the world.

The APESM web address is

Abstracts of articles from 1983 (volume 6) to the present day may be viewed at Scopus.

APESM publishes articles on medical physics, radiation therapy, radiography imaging, nuclear medicine, biomedical engineering and mathematical modelling applied to medicine and biology.

APESM is also the official journal of the College of Biomedical Engineers, Engineers Australia and the Asia-Oceania Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics. Articles published in APESM are available full text from Springer and Informit e-Library, and are abstracted in: SCOPUS; Thomson Reuters (ISI web of Knowledge); Compendex; IET Inspec; Australian Medical Index (AMI); Index Medicus/MEDLINE; Ulrich’s Periodicals DirectoryTM


As a Member of ACPSEM you automatically have access to the APESM Journal. Members receive a print copy version and electronic access as part of their membership entitlement.

The subscription rates for non-members are available from

Online Access

If you are a Member and have received the Association Code, please follow the Online Journal User Guide to gain access to ACPSEM Journal online. If you experience any difficulties in getting access, please contact us at

Information for Authors

Authors can submit manuscripts online at using the format described in the Instructions to Authors. Please ensure you read these instructions prior to making your submission.


Advertising enquiries for APESM should be directed to:

Raina Chandler
Advertising Manager
P.O.Box 10 52 80 69042 Heidelberg Germany

Phone +49 6221 487-8443

Editorial enquiries should be directed to the Editor: Dr. Martin Caon, at