Here's a list of important, peer reviewed journals in physics. Peruse these as you look for literature! You may find an article you want, but you may have to use interlibrary loan to get it so don't hesitate to reach out if you need additional help!
There are MANY ways to read a scientific, technical, or engineering paper. SO MANY WAYS.
Here are a few links to peruse to see some approaches!
Here's a handout on ways to think about how scholars incorporate sources into their writing!
The acronym (BEAM) stands for:
B - Background sources
E - Exhibit sources (sources that set up a claim or that you use as an example)
A - Argument sources (sources you engage with and add to, contradict, etc.)
M - Methods sources