Author Guidelines

The registration of all submissions will take place only automatically through the electronic registration system from 2018: http://newjournals.pnu.edu.ua/index.php/pcss/about/submissions 

Since 2017, the journal "Physics and Chemistry of Solid State" publish simultaneously in both versions: 
1) Ukrainian submission with English abstract (ISSN 1729-4428 (Print), ISSN 2309-8589 (Online); 
2) English submission (translated Ukrainian version) with Ukrainian abstract (ISSN 2309-8589 (Online); 
(The both versions will be in open access on the journal’s web-site). 
The editorial board, accordingly, requests to submit papers in Ukrainian and a copy in English.

For foreign authors the ukrainian version of submission is no necessary

The editorial board aims to present as much as possible your original scientific results among the world scientific community through their dissemination in leading international science and technology databases.

 

STRUCTURE OF PAPER.

TITLE PAGE.

1. Scientific branch (physical & mathematical, chemical or technical) under paper submission.

2. Journal’s topic (from 10 above).

3. PACS or Universal Decimal Classification code.

4. Initials and names of all authors.

5. Title of the paper should be concise and reflect the essence of paper and marked in bold (16 pt); the title should not contain cuttings (even accepted).

6. Institution (Name of affiliated institution, full address, telephone and fax numbers, email addresses (if available)). Institution must be shown for each author.

7. Abstract includes up to 200 words. The quantity of Keywords should not exceed ten units.  It is possible to use terms consisting two or three inseparable words.

8. Key words.

9. List of two possibility reviewers with their E-mail and organization.

Main text of submission from new page

10. Text. The sequence of presentation in paper is the following: the introduction, main text (with the possible breakdown into sections and subsections), conclusion. Susceptible font is Times New Roman (font size 10) with single spaced (margin: top, bottom, left and right - 2 cm), and chapters (11 pt). Text must be written in one column. All units must be in the International System of Units (SI).

The full text of paper, including pictures, tables, should not exceed 8 pages; and for review paper 25 pages. Acceptable text format is MS Word (* .rtf; * .doc; * .docx).

Equations should be written using MS Equation Editor. Notations should be defined for the variables when appear for the first time in the text

Tables should be submitted on separate pages in the format of appropriate table processors. Using of pseudographic characters is not allowed.

Figures taken in formats: TIFF, GIF, BMP, or JEPG. Size of each figure should not exceed 1 Mb. All images submitted as a separate file with indicating of captions, width up to 8 cm or 16 cm each. The figure files are numbered according to their appearance in the text, for example, Fig. 1. etc. The axis lines thick may be 0.5 pt on figures, lines thick – 1.0 pt. Figures may be very quality, size of letters – 10 pt at the indicated of beginning sizes of figures.

Illustrations: start for printing only high-quality. The signatures and figures should be printed.

11. Information about authorsname and surname of each author must be submitted with scientific degree, rank, position and Email address. It should specify the address for correspondence author (the mobile number is preferred).

12. Reference: numbered in order of their appearance in the text. Reference must be written in original language with transliteration on separate file.

Next formatting for reference is available:

Book: Author(s) (initials, then last names), Book title. (Publishers, city and year of publishing at the brackets).

Example:

[1]. B.K. Ridley, Quantum Processes in Semiconductors (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1999).

Paper in journal: Author(s) (initials, then last names), Journal title (use abbreviated names only for wellknown journals), volume (and issue numbers at the brackets), page number (year of publishing at the brackets) DOI number (doi at the brackets).

Example:

[2]. Yu. O. Seti, I. V. Boyko, M. V. Pan’kiv, Physics and Chemistry of Solid State  16(1)7 (2015) (doi: 10.15330/pcss.16.1.7-13).

Conference Proceeding: Author(s) (initials, then last names), Conference Title (publisher name, city, year), number of page (doi number).

Example:

[3]. L. Stanko, XIV International Conference on Physics and Technology of Thin Films and Nanostructures (Vyshha shkola, Lviv, 2013), p. 120.

13. English / Ukrainian (not for foreign authors) abstract. At the end of paper the initials and name (s) of author (s) with title, institution, and annotation with keywords in English (for articles submitted in English - these data in Ukrainian) should be given.

The main criteria for the quality of English abstracts in Ukrainian papers:

1. Informative (does not contain general words).

2. The original (is not a copy of Ukrainian abstract).

3. Meaningful (must reflect the main content and research results).

4. Structured (follow the logic of results described in paper).

5. "English" (written in fluency English).

6. Compact (contain 100 – 250 words).

14. Additions:

  1. Letter of Author’s agreement.

15. All submissions will take place only automatically through the electronic registration  system:

http://newjournals.pnu.edu.ua/index.php/pcss/about/submissions

16. Contact address: journal.pcss@gmail.com