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Liquid Crystals and their Application
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Zhidkie kristally i ikh prakticheskoe ispol'zovanie

Жидкие кристаллы и их практическое использование

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Publication ethics statement

  1. Publication and authorship: 
    • list of references, financial support;
    • no plagiarism, no fraudulent data;
    • forbidden to publish same research in more than one journal. 

  2. Author's responsibilities:
    • authors obliged to participate in peer review process;
    • all authors have significantly contributed to the research;
    • statement that all data in article are real and authentic;
    • all authors are obliged to provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.

  3. Peer review/responsibility for the reviewers: 
    • judgments should be objective;
    • reviewers should have no conflict of interest with respect to the research, the authors and/or the research funders;
    • reviewers should point out relevant published work which is not yet cited;
    • reviewed articles should be treated confidentially.

  4. Editorial responsibilities:
    • e.g. editors have complete responsibility and authority to reject/accept an article;
    • editors should have no conflict of interest with respect to articles they reject/accept;
    • only accept a paper when reasonably certain;
    • when errors are found, promote publication of correction or retraction;
    • preserve anonymity of reviewers.

  5. Publishing ethics issues:
    • monitoring/safeguarding publishing ethics by editorial board;
    • guidelines for retracting articles;
    • maintain the integrity of the academic record;
    • preclude business needs from compromising intellectual and ethical standards;
    • always be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed;
    • no plagiarism, no fraudulent data.

More detailed information can be found on COPE website.

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