Notes to Authors

Rules for authors that publish articles in the journal "Izvestiya of Saratov University. New series. Series Physics"

1. Information about an article with headings (download file)

2. Example of article and literature (download file)

3. Examples of execution of bibliography and References (download file)

4. License contract on granting the right to use scientific work (download file)


1.     General Information

The journal publishes (in Russian and English):

  • the original scientific work in various areas of physical science and its applications (physical-mathematical and technical Sciences group of specialties "Physics");
  • cientific review and feedback on priority areas of science and high technology (physico-mathematical and technical Sciences group of specialties "Physics");
  • scientific and methodological materials, contributing to the improvement of the educational process in physical engineering-physical training areas; materials about the achievements of Saratov University in the field of physical education and physical science.

Materials previously published or submitted for publication in other journals will not be accepted.

Recommended volume of the article – up to 25 pages of text, 5 figures and 4 tables. Tables should not exceed 20% of the total volume of the article.

In Russian the paper contains: UDC, title, initials and surnames of authors, name of their place of work, e-mail address of author with whom correspondence is carried out, abstract (200-250 words), key words (not more than 15), text, Acknowledgements and references to grants, a list of references.

In English it is necessary to duplicate: the title, initials and surnames of authors, structured, informative abstract (250-600 words), key words, literature list (references). For each author to specify ORCID.

The editorial Board encourages the authors to structure the text using headings. The text should be typed and printed using 1.5 line spacing on A4 paper with margins 2.5 cm, font Times New Roman, font size main text – 14; all manuscript pages should be numbered.

Illustrations and tables are provided in a separate file. Figures should be in TIFF, JPG, CDR, BMP with resolution not less than 300 dpi. The numbering of the sources in the reference list must match the order of reference in the text, references to unpublished works are not allowed.

For publication, you must submit:

  • the text of the article, according to the rules of the journal;
  • files of text materials in the form of Microsoft Word document doc or Word docx, image files in TIFF format, JPG, CDR, BMP (e-mail address:;
  • the direction from the organization (scanned in pdf format).
  • signed by the author text of the article (scanned pdf);
  • license agreement (scanned in pdf format);
  • e-mail addresses and phone numbers of authors.

All manuscripts submitted to the editorial Board and relevant to the journal are peer reviewed, and then the editorial Board takes decision about possibility of their publication in the journal. In the case of a positive decision about the publication of article is subjected to scientific editing.

Mailing address: 410012, Saratov, street Astrakhan, 83, the journal "Izvestiya of Saratov University. New series. Series Physics", editor-in-chief.

E-mail address:

The website of the journal:

2. Requirements for registration

2.1. Structure of presentation:

  • in Russian: UDC number, title, initials and surnames of authors, information about authors (academic degree, position and place of work, e-mail), abstract, key words, article text, Acknowledgments (if any), list of references; (see Example of article and literature);
  • English: the title of the work, initials and surnames of authors, place of work (University, postal address), e-mail, abstract, key words. (see Example of article and literature).

2.2. Abstract requirements:

  • the abstract should reflect the main thrust of the publication;
  • optimal capacity: 500-600 words.

High-quality translation of annotations into English allows:

  • foreign scholars to familiarize themselves with the content of the article and to determine their interest in it, regardless of the language of the article and having the opportunity to read the full text;
  • to overcome the language barrier scientist, do not speak Russian;
  • to increase the citing of the article by foreign colleagues.

The quality of the English abstract is evaluated when accepting manuscripts for consideration. Volume – not less than 200 words.

2.3. The list of literature and References

List literatry should be formalized in accordance with GOST P7.0.5-2008 "Bibliographic reference". In the list of references the numbering of references should correspond to the order of reference in the text. References to unpublished works are not allowed. The bibliography should include only cited works. (see Examples of formatting of References)

References to Russian sources:

  • if there is a translated version of the article (book), you should present this version; translated version can also be described as the additional information (in brackets);
  • if the translated version does not exist, you should use transliteration ( variant LC), in the square brackets is necessarily translated in English. the language of the title of the article (book), after describing adds the language of the publication (in Russian);
  • if the described publication has doi, it must be specified.

(see Examples of formatting of References)

Examples of references to the literature: [1]; [1, 2, 4]; [1-5].

2.4. Figures and tables

  • Illustrations and tables should be submitted in a separate file, in JPG, TIFF, CDR, BMP resolution above 600 dpi;
  • figures should be submitted in black and white. It is permissible to use hatching;
  • each table should be numbered in Arabic numerals and have a heading that briefly revealing its contents. All columns must have a concise and informative subheadings. The units are specified after the comma;
  • each figure and each table in the text must be referenced.

2.5. Other

  • manuscripts prepared without adhering to these rules may be returned to the authors without review;
  • materials rejected by the editorial Board are not returned.