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Author Guidelines

We welcome original high-quality scientific works that are interesting and beneficial for the scientific community. The journal publishes original research papers containing the results of basic research or applied research. Papers are accepted only in English.

Article submission charge or Article processing charge (APC, publication fee) is not required from authors - publishing in Plasma Physics and Technology is free of charge.

You can submit your manuscript to Plasma Physics and Technology solely by using the journal’s online submission system.

Contributions requirements

  • The paper must be written in fluent English and should report previously unpublished work
  • A typical manuscript should include 3 to 6 pages
  • Download our LaTeX template to see authors guidelines for contributions. If you are new in LaTeX, please, look through tutorials at the bottom of this page

How to work with template

  1. Download the template [zipped LaTeX document, 925 KiB]
  2. Unzip the downloaded archive
  3. Install TeX Live on your computer
    1. Download TeX Live installation file to your computer
    2. Run the installer, you have downloaded
    3. TeX Live installer will ask you whether you want to install all add-ons, please install them all
    4. TeX Live installation takes about two hours and you should be online for all the time
  4. Install a software to open TeX and LaTeX files, e.g. TexMaker
  5. Open the pptexaple.tex in TexMaker and edit it, it is the easiest way to learn create your own file
  6. To update the .pdf file you should compile your file, to do so, please, follow three easy steps written below. You should provide these steps each time you want to update your .pdf file. It is possible, that something will go wrong in the case you have a mistake in your LaTeX code. Please read the error notes carefully
    1. Run .tex file with pdfLatex in your TexMaker software, it will create .aux, .log and other files in your template directory
    2. Open the .aux file with TexMaker and run it with BibTeX, it will read your bibliography file
    3. Run the .tex file again twice, it will do links to your references
  7. Please write all references into the biblio.bib file and don't rename this file. The biblio.bib file contains all kinds of references e.g. book, article, websites etc. Please note, that only used references will be displayed in your .pdf. References, that are not used in the .tex file with command \cite{reference_name} won't display after .tex file compilation if even the biblio.bib file contains it.
  8. If you are new to LaTeX syntax you can read or watch these tutorials


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The authors warrant that the work is original and that it contains no content that is illegal or offends on any proprietary right or any copyright.
  2. The authors warrant that they contributed significantly to the content and preparation of this work, and that they have seen and approve the content, authorship, order of author representation, and listing of references.
  3. All authors agree that this work has not currently been sent for publication elsewhere and if it is accepted in Plasma Physics and Technology, it will not be submitted elsewhere.
  4. All authors agree that the content of this work has not been published in any journal or in any ISBN identified  book..
  5. Authors are obliged to include DOI identifier with cited references where available. DOIs can be found with the article full text, content, or article information at the journal (publication) or publisher website, or in the publisher on-line database.
  6. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

Copyright Notice

Authors who publish with this journal agree to the following terms:

  1. Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  2. Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  3. Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work (See The Effect of Open Access).


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