How do I force the bibliography in Revtex 4-1 to appear on a new page?

The default is that it appears immediately after the main body text.

"New Page", "Page Break", "vspace{}" and combinations of these are not working.

The closest information I could find was in this unanswered stackexchange question: Citations with no bibliograhy at the end in RevTex4-1 (or at least bibliography on a separate page)?


In response to the comment requesting for an MWE:


This works (the bibliography starts on the 2nd page). But with:


The bibliography starts on the first page right after the main body text.

  • \newpage works for me. Can you add a MWE showing why it doesn't work in your case? Commented Mar 26, 2015 at 7:41
  • It works fine for me. Commented Mar 26, 2015 at 9:00

2 Answers 2


Since block code in the comments isn't well:

Please test the following example and report back the results


BTW: The journal decides over the overall appearance of articles in their published journals. They will simply revert the changes.


Use \clearpage (rather than \newpage, \pagebreak or \vspace).

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