About Journal

Journal "Izvestiya of Saratov University. New Series: Series Physics " is a scientific periodical. The series has existed since 2005. Since 2015 the journal is published 4 times a year.


ISSN 2542-193X (online)

ISSN1817-3020 (print)


The founder and publisher of the journal is Saratov State University.

The mass media certificate of registration:
ПИ № ФС77-56150, November 15, 2013

The content is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC-BY 4.0)

Subscription index of the journal 36015:

in the United catalogue "the Russian Press".Subscription can also draw online in the online catalog "the Press by subscription"(www.akc.ru).

The journal is intended for readers involved in the field of physical and engineering education and physical science, e.g. scientists, university professors, undergraduate and graduate students,  production sphere.


Journal "Izvestiya of Saratov University. New Series: Series Physics" is published since 2001. Its predecessors are the journals "Izvestiya of Saratov University."(1910-1918) and" Scientific notes of SSU "(1923-1962). Since 2005, the structure of the journal is marked by a series of independent research and educational areas of the university. One such series is the journal "Izvestiya of Saratov University. New series. Series Physics".

The purpose and objectives of the journal

The purpose of the journal is to reflect the modern ideas about the physical world, contributing to the development of educational and research activities in the field of physics and its applications.

The objectives of the journal are:

  • The publication of original research papers in various fields of physics and its applications (including nanotechnology, and other critical technologies) in accordance with the passports' of specialties content of researchers in theoretical physics, radio physics, physical electronics, solid-state electronics, optics, laser physics, biophysics;
  • The publication of scientific and methodological materials, contributing to the improvement of the educational process in the physical, engineering and physical training areas;
  • Publication of scientific reviews on priority directions of science and hi-tech;
  • The publication of historical information about Saratov University, its mission in the field of physical education and physical science.

Scientific reviews are written by agreement with the editorial board. Articles should be made with the accordance to the rules of the journal. All received articles are reviewed (see. The procedure for review of manuscripts), which results in the editorial board making a decision on the possibility of their publication in the journal.

Publication language

Russian and English.

According to decision of the Presidium of HAC in Ministry of Education and Science journal is included in The list of leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications, where all basic scientific results of the dissertation for the degree of PhD and Candidate of Science should be published. Texts of the articles are available on the websites of the SSU and RISC (eLIBRARY.ru).

The procedure of peer-review of the manuscripts

The journal is a peer-reviewed publication. The papers received by the Editorial Board are reviewed by leading experts in the relevant fields of expertise. Reviews are discussed at a meeting of the editorial board and serve as the basis for accepting or rejecting articles. Reviewers are not allowed to take advantage of the knowledge of the work content prior to publication.

Review should contain the following headings describing scientific, methodological or historical and methodological significance of the article:

  • Accordance to the focus of the journal;
  • The level of relevant work;
  • Scientific (methodological) novelty;
  • An evaluation of the author (s) work on verifying the scientific findings;
  • Logical and meaningful coherence of the structural elements of article, including the title match, goals and objectives of the article to the results and conclusions;
  • Comments and suggestions for revision;
  • The final conclusion with the reasons and conditions of the publication possibility of the article.

Reviews are sent to authors. Articles, reviews that contain comments that prevent publication of this article shall be subjected to revision by the authors. By the decision of the editorial board in the case of a negative review article can be transferred to another reviewer without reporting the results of the previous review. The final decision on whether to publish an article or not is made after review by the Editorial Board.

Not recommended for publication:

  • Articles, topics which are not related with the main focuses of the journal;
  • Articles whose authors have not made reasonable revision according to the article reviewers' comments;
  • Articles whose authors do not accept the technical revision of articles in case of their layout violating the rules of the journal.

Timing of review articles - no more than 2 months.

Full-text version is available in the Scientific e-library of the Russian Federation eLIBRARY