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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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We are pleased to inform that the journal Liquid Crystals and their Application is included in Web of Science (Emerging Sources Citation Index) and Scopus (Q3) databases.


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    • no plagiarism, no fraudulent data;
    • forbidden to publish same research in more than one journal. 

  2. Author's responsibilities:
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    • 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.

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