Editorial policy


Focus and Scope

The journal “Scientific Herald of Uzhhorod University. Series Physics” covers the topics: condenced matter physics, nuclear physics, atomic and molecular physics, field theory and elementary-particle physics, astrophysics, physical electronics, applied physics, interdisciplinary physics and adjacent fields of physics, engineering, history of physics, chronicles, famous personalities and bibliography.

Open Access Policy

This journal pursues a policy of immediate open access to published content, supporting the principles of free dissemination of scientific information and global exchange of knowledge for the general social progress.

Ethics of publications

Our journal adheres to the requirements set by the International Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), which can be found on the website COPE.

Principles of ethics of the editor and publisher

When making a decision on publication, the editorial board is guided by the reliability of the submitted data and the scientific significance of the considered work.

The intellectual content of the manuscripts is assessed regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, origin, citizenship, social status or political views of the authors.

Unpublished data obtained from submitted manuscripts are not used for personal purposes and are not passed on to third parties without the written consent of the author. Information from submitted manuscripts remains confidential and is not used for personal gain.

The editors do not publish the manuscript if there is reason to believe that it is plagiarism.

The editors do not leave unanswered claims concerning the considered manuscripts or published materials, and in the event of a conflict situation take all necessary measures to restore the violated rights.

Principles of reviewer ethics

The manuscript received for review is considered a confidential document that cannot be passed on for review or discussion to third parties who do not have the authority to do so.

The reviewer gives an objective and reasoned assessment of the results of the study. Personal criticism of the author is unacceptable.

Unpublished data obtained from submitted manuscripts are not used by the reviewer for personal purposes.

A reviewer who, in his opinion, does not have sufficient qualifications to evaluate the manuscript, or if it cannot be objective, in particular in the event of a conflict of interest with the author or organization, should notify the editors with a request to exclude it from the review process. .

Principles of ethics of the author of a scientific publication

The author (authors) of the article must provide reliable results of the research. Deliberate representation of false or falsified data is unacceptable.

The author must ensure that the results of the study presented in the submitted manuscript are completely original. Borrowed data must be made with the obligatory indication of the author and the original source. Plagiarism in any form is unethical and unacceptable. The article should provide references to works that were relevant to the study.

Authors should not submit a manuscript that has previously been submitted to another publication and is currently under consideration, as well as an article already published in another edition.

The co-authors of the article should indicate all persons who have made a significant contribution to the study.

If the author finds errors or inaccuracies in the article at the stage of its consideration or after its publication, he must notify the editors as soon as possible.