Journal History

First edition of POSITRON, Volume 1 (Vol. 1) Issue Number 1 (No. 1), was published by Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences in November 2011. This volume consists only of one issue and nine articles. Starting from Vol. 2, Jurnal Positron is published periodically two times: in Mei and November. Each issue in the corresponding volume contains minimum five articles. 

In the early development, POSITRON published in the printed version, ISSN: 2301-4970 (print). Since Vol. 6 No. 2, the electronic version, ISSN: 2549-936X (online), was introduced to widen the dissemination of the journal.

To date, there have been some changes of chief editor in  POSITRON to strengthen the editorial team. Dr. Azrul Azwar is the chief editor in Vol 1-4, Mr. Joko Sampurno, M.Si., in Vol 5-6, and Dr. Bintoro S. Nugroho is in Vol 7 to now.

POSITRON has also been putting serious effort to make itself recognized in national and international academic databases.  As the results, since Vol. 5 No.1 POSITRON is indexed by Google Scholar, Portal Garuda/Indonesian Publication Index (IPI), and Science and Technology Index (SINTA). Additionally, since Vol 7 No. 2, other academic search engines, namely, Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ), One Search, and BASE include POSITRON in their databases.

To improve the reference-linking systems of the article, since 2017, articles published in POSITRON has a unique digital object identifier (DOI) from crossref.