Doklady Physical Chemistry

ISSN: 0012-5016 (Print) 1608-3121 (Online)


Doklady Physical Chemistry is a monthly journal containing English translations of current Russian research in physical chemistry from the Physical Chemistry sections of the Doklady Akademii Nauk (Proceedings of the Russian Academy of Sciences). The journal publishes the most significant new research in physical chemistry being done in Russia, thus ensuring its scientific priority. Doklady Physical Chemistry presents short preliminary accounts of the application of the state-of-the-art physical chemistry ideas and methods to the study of organic and inorganic compounds and macromolecules; polymeric, inorganic and composite materials as well as corresponding processes. The journal is intended for scientists in all fields of chemistry and in interdisciplinary sciences.

The Editorial Board of Doklady Akademii Nauk (Proceedings of the Russian Academy of Sciences) accepts new articles in the Russian language, formatted in accordance with the Rules for Authors. The article must be presented for publication by acting Russian or foreign members of the Russian Academy of Sciences.


Doklady Physical Chemistry is a peer reviewed journal. We use open/single blind/double blind peer review formats. Our team of reviewers includes over 160 reviewers, both internal and external (70%). The average period from submission to first decision in 2017 was 3 days, and that from first decision to acceptance was 30 days. The final decision on the acceptance of an article for publication is made by the Editorial Board.

Any invited reviewer who feels unqualified or unable to review the manuscript due to the conflict of interests should promptly notify the editors and decline the invitation. Reviewers should formulate their statements clearly in a sound and reasoned way so that authors can use reviewer’s arguments to improve the manuscript. Personal criticism of the authors must be avoided. Reviewers should indicate in a review (i) any relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors, (ii) anything that has been reported in previous publications and not given appropriate reference or citation, (ii) any substantial similarity or overlap with any other manuscript (published or unpublished) of which they have personal knowledge.

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