The editorial Board of the journal accepts articles containing the results of original research in the form of complete articles, as well as author's reviews on topical issues of physical science in the following sections of the journal: condensed matter physics, Thermophysics and theoretical heat engineering, technical physics, devices and experimental methods, methods of teaching physics. Materials that do not correspond to this topic are not accepted for consideration. The materials of the article should be open. The presence of a restrictive label serves as a basis for rejecting the material from the open publication.
Articles are accepted by the editorial Board through the online system for submitting and reviewing articles, as well as by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authors should send to the editorial office an electronic file of the article, designed in accordance with the requirements (see Author Guide).
A manuscript of a scientific article submitted to the editorial office of the journal undergoes the initial review procedure for compliance with the journal's profile, editorial requirements, and design rules. At this stage, the article (the entire article file, with all output data, annotations and keywords in three languages, references, information about authors) is also checked for the presence of borrowed text through the system “Strikeplagiarism.com” and “Аntiplagiat.ru”. If comments on the subject, design, or originality are found, the article is returned to the authors without review, and the author receives a corresponding notification.
The article corresponding to the journal profile and publication requirements is accepted for review and sent for review.
Reviewing manuscripts of scientific articles in the magazine is made in order to ensure the quality of published articles, correctness and reliability of the presentation of results, maintain a high scientific-theoretical level of the publication, as well as the selection of the most relevant and practically important scientific works. All materials submitted for publication in the journal are subject to review.
Reviewers are appointed by the editor-in-chief who are specialists in the relevant field of research, from among the leading specialists in the article's profile. The review is carried out by the method of double-blindpeerreview. All reviewers must adhere to the requirements for the ethics of scientific publications, be objective and unbiased.
The reviewer evaluates the article for the relevance of the topic and scientific novelty, the appropriateness of the methods used by the authors, the reliability of the results obtained, as well as its structure and style of presentation (quality of translation into English). All comments and suggestions to the article are made in the review.
The reviewer can make the following recommendations for publication of the article:
1. "the Article can be recommended for publication" - if the manuscript does not contain errors, meets the requirements of relevance and originality of scientific research. In this case, the manuscript is included in the list of prospective publications in the journal;
2. "the Article may be recommended for publication if it is finalized in accordance with the reviewer's comments." In this case, the article is sent to the authors for revision. After receiving the revised text, the editorial Board sends the article for review by the reviewer again. If the reviewer still has significant comments on the article, the article is rejected by the editorial Board without the right to further revision.
3. "the Article cannot be recommended for publication". In this case, the article is either rejected by the editorial Board or sent for re-review, which is possible only once for this article.
If the comments made by the reviewer are eliminated, the article is sent to the author for revision. The editorial Board reserves the right to refuse publication to the author who wishes to ignore the reviewer's comments. The reviewer also has the right to conduct an additional check on the use of borrowings in the text of the publication through available Internet search engines.
The review period in each individual case is determined taking into account the order of preparation of the journal issues, as well as creating conditions for the most rapid publication of the article.
After receiving reviews, the issue of received articles is considered at the next meeting of the editorial Board and a final decision is made on whether to publish the article or refuse to publish it based on the reviewers ' conclusions. Based on the decision, the authors are sent a letter on behalf of the editorial Board to the email address of the author responsible for the correspondence.
Prepress preparation of an article for publication is mandatory and consists of literary and technical editing, monitoring compliance with the accepted standards of design and Rules for publishing articles in the journal. The editorial Board may not agree with the authors on literary or technical corrections of articles. The editorial Board does not enter into discussions with the authors of articles.