Research articles should present the results of an original research study. These manuscripts should describe how the research project was conducted and provide a thorough analysis of the results of the project. Systematic reviews may be submitted as research articles.
A review article provides an overview of the published literature in a particular subject area.
A perspective article analyzes the state of the art in the field, highlighting importance, impact, progress, describing possible future development of the subject as well as its wider applications of physics.