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How to Prepare and Submit a Manuscript

    Progress In Physics is published by The Chinese Physical Society through The Jiangsu Press for Science and Technology. This journal carries review articles about new achievements and developments in all aspects of physics. It covers frontier areas of physics as well as new trends in the older branches of physics, and includes interdisciplinary subjects as well as new applications of physics. The articles are published either in Chinese or in English with titles and abstracts in both languages. Articles are written by both Chinese and foreign scholars who are well-versed in the fields under review.

  The articles can range from comprehensive reviews through tutorials accessible to newcomers into a field as well as brief summaries and discussions about recent important discoveries.

Instructions for Manuscripts in English. The manuscripts should be written in good English. Hard copy text should be prepared using double line spacing and wide margins, on numbered sheets. Please send the paper to our editorial office with the floppy disk of your manuscript.

Structure. Please adhere to the following order of presentation: Article title, Author(s)/Affliation(s), Abstract, PACS codes and keywords, Main text, acnowledge- ments, Appendices, References, Figure captions, Tables.

  Corresponding author. The name, complete postal address, telephone and fax numbers, and the e-mail address of the corresponding author should be given on the first page of the manuscript.

  Classification codes/keywords. Please supply PACS classification codes and up to eight keywords of your own choice that describe the content of your article.

  References. References to other work should be consecutively numbered in the text using square brackets and listed by number in the Reference list. Please refer to the more detailed instructions for examples.

Reference formats:

Journal papers
Noat Y, Bouchiat H, Reulet B, et al. Phys. Rev. Lett. 1998, 80(22): 4955

Monographs, edited books
Roman R P. Theory of Elementary Particles, Amsterdam: North Holland, 1964, 215-218.

Illustrations. Legends to the illustrations and tables must be submitted in a separate list. All tables and illustrations should be numbered consecutively and separately throughout the paper using Arabic numerals. (Examples: Fig.1. and Table 1)

  Line drawings should be high contrast laser printouts. Use dark black ink on high-quality opaque white paper. Avoid tracing and textured papers. Line drawings should preferably all require the same degree of reduction, and should be submitted on paper of the same size as, or smaller than, the main
text to prevent damage in transit.