INSTRUCTIONS TO AUTHORS:
Radiation Physics and Engineering publishes articles broadly concerned with the Nuclear science (Physics/Chemistry/Engineering/Medicine/Biology). The articles may be experimental or theoretical.
Article Types and Page Limits
In most cases, we do not impose strict limits on word count or page number.
Submissions may be in the form of a research article (original paper) or a review article. A research article is a report of original experimental or theoretical research. A review article is an authoritative review of a subject important to the field of Nuclear science. These articles may be either invited or proffered.
Ethical Responsibilities of Authors:
Authors should observe the following codes of conduct when they intend to submit/publish a paper. Maintaining integrity of the research and its presentation can be achieved by following the rules of good scientific practice, which include:
Copyright and Permission:
Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors.
All authors must sign the 'Transfer of Copyright' agreement before the article can be published. This transfer agreement enables RPE to protect the copyrighted material for the authors, without the author relinquishing his/her proprietary rights. The copyright transfer covers the exclusive rights to reproduce and distribute the article. It also includes the right to adapt the article for use in conjunction with computer systems and programs, including reproduction or publication in machine-readable form and incorporation in retrieval systems. Authors are responsible for obtaining from the copyright holder permission to reproduce any material for which copyright already exists. Also, they agree to the following terms:
English Language Editing:
For editors and reviewers to accurately assess the work presented in your manuscript you need to ensure the English language is of sufficient quality to be understood. If you need help with writing in English you should ask a colleague who is a native English speaker to review your manuscript for clarity or visit the English language tutorial which covers the common mistakes when writing in English.
Radiation Physics and Engineering is read by scientists from diverse backgrounds. In addition, many are not native English speakers. Authors should, therefore, give careful thought to how their findings may be communicated clearly. Although a shared basic knowledge of science may be assumed, please bear in mind that the language and concepts that are standard in one field may be unfamiliar to non-specialists. Thus, technical jargon should be avoided and clearly explained where its use is unavoidable.
After acceptance of a manuscript, it will be checked by our copyeditors for spelling and formal style before publication. Please note that if an accepted article needs a language editing service, the authors are asked to pay charge (3€ for each page).
RPE’s process for authors to submit a complaint
Before submitting manuscript, authors are requested to carefully read all the guidelines and policies regarding processing and publication of the manuscript. RPE considers complaints as an opportunity to enhance the existing manuscript processing system.
How to complaint?
The authors can raise their complaints and ask explanations in the case of misconduct in policies and ethical guidelines by submitting a letter to: email@example.com
The complaints may be about any issues related to Plagiarism/Copyright violation/Deceiving in research results or wrong research results/Unrevealed conflicts of interests/Unusually late time for manuscript processing.
Once a complaint is received, at first an acknowledgement letter is sent to the complainant with assurance that appropriate action will be applied on complaint in reasonable time. The investigation process is initiated according to the directions of Editor in Chief. After the investigation process is over, the decision is taken in and is informed to the complainant through email.