The strongest are:
- early 20th century: Annalen der Physik: God OG physics journal of the early 20th century, before the Nazis fucked German science back to the Middle Ages
- 20s/30s: Nature started picking up strong
- 40s/50s: American journals started to come in strong after all the genius Jews escaped from Germany, notably Physical Review Letters
List of the sub-journals at: journals.aps.org/browse
As indicated by its name, the journal contains mostly short letters sent to the editor, often 2 or 3 pages long, which allows for a faster publication cycle and dissemination of new results. This is notably useful for experimental physics.