Guide for Authors
Submission of a manuscript implies: that the work described has not been published before; that it is not under consideration for publication anywhere else; that it's the publication has been approved by all co-authors if any, as well as by the responsible authorities – tacitly or explicitly – at the institute where the work has been carried out. The publisher will not be held legally responsible should there be any claims for compensation.
Authors wishing to include figures, tables, or text passages that have already been published elsewhere are required to obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) for both the print and online format and to include evidence that such permission has been granted when submitting their papers. Any material received without such evidence will be assumed to originate from the authors.
Authors must submit their manuscripts online at https://journal.uokufa.edu.iq/index.php/jkp/about/submissions Electronic submission substantially reduces the editorial processing and reviewing times and shortens overall publication times. Please follow the hyperlink “Submit online” on the right and upload all of your manuscript files following the instructions given on the screen.
Please click the 'Login' button from the menu above and log in to the system as 'Author'.
Then submit your manuscript and track its progress through the system. The submission file formats is supported, including: Word, only whereas PDF is not acceptable file format.
Preparation and Submission of Manuscripts
The followings are the requirements which should be met before submission of the manuscripts to Journal of Kufa-Physics.
The original typescript for a full paper should have double spacing and a wide margin. The title page should contain title, author(s), address(es), abstract, and Keywords. All pages should be numbered. The paper must be divided into sections starting preferably with ‘Introduction’ and ending with ‘Conclusions’. The main sections should be numbered as 1, 2, 3, etc. and the subsections as 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 etc.
Short communication is devoted to the announcement of timely and important results. Contributions to this and Note sections should not exceed 8 typed pages (double spaced), including figures, equations, tables and references. They should follow the same style and format as the full paper except that they need not be divided into sections.
The title should be brief and yet convey to the informed reader, the particular nature of the contents of the paper.
The Name(s) of the author(s) and address(es) of the institute where the research work was done, should be indicated. The name of the author to whom correspondence is to be addressed, should be underlined. The present address(es) of the author(s), if it is different, may be given as a foot note. E-mail address of the corresponding author must be provided.
An abstract of less than 250 words is required. It should contain the essence of the result achieved.
Appropriate Keywords must not be more than five and provided for indexing and information retrieval services.
In the preparation of the text, the authors should pay attention to the language (usage of words, grammar, and construction of sentences), logical presentation, enumeration of assumptions made, justifications of approximations made, etc., and all the limitations must be stated whenever and wherever necessary. Moreover, a paper must be self-contained, and its presentation being clear, concise, and satisfactory.
The number of figures should be kept to the minimum. Each figure must be referred to in the text, be numbered, and have a caption. The captions should be typed on a separate sheet. The appropriate place of the figure should be indicated in the margin of the text. Axes of figures must be labeled properly. The letterings as well as the essential details are inserted in all the submitted copies. Waste space at the top and bottom should be avoided.
Tables should be typed on separate sheets and each table should have a number and a self-explanatory title. Column headings of tables should be brief. Footnotes to the tables, if any, should be identified by superscript letters and placed at the bottom of the table.
The displayed formula should be numbered; typed or written by hand clearly and unambiguously. Vectors, special symbols, superscripts, subscripts, etc. should be identified with proper signs in the manuscript. Long equations should be avoided as much as possible, by introducing suitable abbreviations of component expressions.
International conventions in the choice of symbols, units, and notations should be followed.
All references referred to text, tables and figures of a manuscript must be combined in a single list, numbered consecutively in their order of the first appearance and arranged in the same order at the end of the text material. They should be cited in the text by Arabic numerals in square brackets at appropriate places of a sentence, for example [1-5], etc.
The references cited should be limited to the absolute minimum and the list to be submitted in a separate sheet containing the names of all authors (‘et al’ is not allowed). They should be as complete as possible and be presented as follows :
- Author, Title of the Paper, International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol.X, No.X, 200X, pp. XXX-XXX.
- Author, Title of the Book, Publishing House, 200X.
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