The National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) is the main Italian research institution for the study of the Universe.
It promotes, carries out and coordinates research activities in the fields of Astronomy, Radio-astronomy, Space Astrophysics and Cosmic Physics, also within programmes of the European Union and of other international bodies, in collaboration with Universities and other private and public organizations, both national and international.
INAF designs and develops innovative technologies and advanced instrumentation for the study and exploration of the Universe.
INAF promotes the dissemination of scientific culture thanks to educational projects and dissemination of Astronomy aimed at schools and society.
The INAF-Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica through the national contract between CRUI and IEEE has an unlimited open access agreement with IEEE that enables researchers to publish articles as open access without open access fees in all IEEE fully and hybrid open access journals. The agreement applies to all original research articles accepted for publication between August 1, 2022 and December 31, 2024. To benefit from this agreement, the corresponding author has to be affiliated with INAF-Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica. Please use the correct institution name and your institutional email address during submission. It is recommended for authors to select the CC BY 4.0 license. The open access funding request will be approved by an administrator in the library.
Overlength page charges or color fees are not covered by the agreement and will be charged to authors.