Acoustical Physics

ISSN: 1063-7710 (Print) 1562-6865 (Online)

Description

Acoustical Physics (Akusticheskii zhurnal), founded in 1955, is the only Russian academic journal in the field of acoustics. The journal publishes scientific reviews, original papers, short communications, letters to the editor, and current events. It covers theoretical and experimental aspects of basic and applied acoustics. This journal presents results of research conducted at the institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and at universities and research establishments in Russia and abroad.

PEER REVIEW

Acoustical Physics is a peer reviewed journal. We use a single blind peer review format. Our team of reviewers includes over 100 reviewers, both internal and external (95%), from Russia, Sweden, USA, UK, Germany. The average period from submission to first decision in 2017 was 30-40 days, and that from first decision to acceptance was 60-90 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appropriate reference or citation, (ii) any substantial similarity or overlap with any other manuscript (published or unpublished) of which they have personal knowledge

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