Author Guide


For publication in the journal "Bulletin of the Karaganda University. "Physics series" is based on the English language, containing the results of fundamental and applied research in the field of condensed matter physics, thermophysics and theoretical thermal engineering, technical physics.

Sample article format

Only materials corresponding to the profile of a scientific periodical are accepted for publication. They should be relevant, new, and have scientific and practical significance.

The scientific article should contain the results of original scientific research previously unpublished and not intended for publication in other publications. Verification of scientific articles for plagiarism is carried out by the Executive Secretary of the journal series in accordance with the "Regulations on checking educational, scientific, for plagiarism". The author of a scientific article provides it in electronic form within the time limits set by the publication schedules of journals and in accordance with the requirements for scientific articles. Scientific articles Are checked for borrowings using the "anti-plagiarism" system ( link,  or ).

Scientific articles submitted for publication in scientific publications must be at least 70% of the original text. If the article does not meet the standard of originality of the work, the article is sent for revision with a printout of the verification report. If the article is not corrected or after revision it does not meet the standards of originality, the editorial Board decides not to publish it.

Further, the scientific article is reviewed by at least two independent scientists or specialists on the relevant topic who are not members of the editorial Board.

Articles are reviewed within 30 working days from the date of receipt of the article by the editorial Board. The decision to publish an article in the journal is made upon receiving a positive review.

The editorial Board has the right to reject articles that, in its opinion, do not meet the requirements of the journal. The reason for rejection of the article may be its lack of relevance, lack of scientific novelty.

If the article is rejected, the editorial Board reserves the right not to discuss the reasons for the rejection. If the article is rejected, this article is not submitted for review by the editorial Board for the second time.

Materials received by the editorial office are not subject to return.

General requirements for manuscripts

Novelty. The author's material reflecting the results of scientific research should contribute to the development of the field of sociological knowledge in which this material is prepared. The author's material, which has an educational and methodological orientation, should contain new approaches, methods, and training technologies.

Logical presentation of the material. The text of the manuscript should be structured in such a way that readers understand the purpose and objectives, the theory and methodology of the research, the results obtained by the author and the author's contribution to the development of a particular field of scientific knowledge. Materials teaching character must contain a rationale for the use in the educational process of the invention detailed description of its content, a characteristic contribution to the teaching of specific discipline.

Completeness of the manuscript. The author's conclusions should be justified and should not be preliminary or contain generalizations that reflect well-known results.

Style of presentation. The text of the manuscript should be written in an academic scientific style and presented in competent English. All borrowed and little-known terms should be explained. It is recommended to avoid ambiguity of statements and ambiguity of interpretation of basic concepts.

Requirements for the design of articles

The volume of the article, including the bibliography, should not exceed 15 pages of text typed on a computer (Microsoft Word editor), the minimum volume of the article is 4 pages.

The margins of the manuscript should be: top and bottom - 25 mm, left and right - 20 mm; font - TimesNewRoman, size - 11 PT; line spacing - single; alignment - width; paragraph indent - 0.8 cm.

The article material is designed in accordance with GOST 7.5-98 "Magazines, collections, information publications. Publishing design of published materials".

The Structure of the article includes the following sections:

Title: includes a separate line on the left of the UDC index, information about the authors (initials and surname, name of the institution or organization, city, country, e-mail of the author responsible for correspondence with the editor), the title of the article;

Abstract: issued in accordance with GOST 7.9-95 "Abstract and abstract. General requirements». Mandatory components of the annotation: informative (volume – 180-200 words); originality (the novelty of the article); content (the main content of the article and research results); structured; conclusions.The abstract is provided in English, Kazakh and Russian;

Keywords: at least 8-10 main terms or short phrases that are used in the article. Keywords are provided in English, Kazakh and Russian. Abstract and keywords in the language of the article precede the main text of the article, annotations and keywords in other languages are placed after the article bibliographic list;

Introduction: justification of the relevance and degree of development of the topic (a brief review of the scientific literature on the research topic is possible); formulation of the research problem; description of the object and subject of research, goals and objectives of the article; a brief description of its structure.

Methods and materials (Experimental): description of the methods and materials used in the study, including methods for collecting, processing and analyzing data; characteristics of the sample (if a sample study is used);

Results and Discussion: description and interpretation of the results obtained with figures, tables, graphs, and drawings;

Conclusions: formulation of conclusions based on the results obtained; comparison of the results obtained with existing results on this topic; assessment of the scientific novelty and practical value of the results obtained.

Acknowledgments: if there is a source of research funding (grants, state budget programs) information about it is specified;

References: the bibliographic list should be drawn up twice:

- "List of references" - in the original language of sources (Kazakh, Russian and other non-English languages) is made in accordance with GOST 7.1-2003 "Bibliographic record. Bibliographic description. General requirements and rules of compilation". Links to sources in a language that uses the Cyrillic alphabet must be transliterated in Latin letters;

- "References" – in English (issued in accordance with the international bibliographic standard APA(

The first reference in the text to literature should have the number [1], the second — [2], order. When referring to a result from a book, specify its number from the list of references and (separated by a semicolon) the number of the page where this result is published. For example: [8; 325]. Links to unpublished works are not allowed;

Information about authors: includes the following elements: first name, patronymic and last name; academic title, academic degree; position or profession; place of work (name of institution or organization, locality); name of the country (for foreign authors); email address (e-mail).

Sections of the article should be consistent with each other, from the text of the article should be clear research hypothesis (research question), methodology and methods of research, results of research and their contribution to the development of the industry of sociological knowledge within which the study was conducted.

All abbreviations and abbreviations, with the exception of well-known abbreviations, must be deciphered when they are first used in the text.

The article numbers only those formulas that are referenced in the text.

Tables, figures, and formulas should not contain discrepancies in the designation of symbols and signs. Drawings should be clear, clean, and not scanned. Figures and tables should be referenced in the text.

Before submitting articles to the journal must be carefully checked General spelling materials, a spelling of relevant terminology and formatting text and links.

Presenting the text for publication in the journal, the author guarantees correctness of all information about himself, the absence of plagiarism and other forms of illegal borrowing in the manuscript of the work, proper execution of all borrowings of text, tables, diagrams, illustrations.

Articles written in violation of the rules or containing a large number of grammatical and spelling errors, automatic translation into English, are not accepted by the editorial Board and will be returned to the authors without their consideration on the merits.

The editorial Board has the right, if necessary, to request additional experimental data (for example, spectra) from the authors.

Regardless of the results of the initial review, the article can be rejected or returned for revision at any stage of the work if gross errors, extensive borrowings or erroneous citations are found.