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Comptes Rendus. Physique

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   Types of papers

This journal is an e-only journal.

The Comptes Rendus - Physique are open to all scientists, whatever their title or nationality.

Contributions published by this journal are:

Exceptionally, unsolicited articles of high quality and general interest can be examined after consultation of the Editorial Committee.


   Online submission

This is now the required procedure for all issues, including thematic issues, as it offers numerous advantages. Corresponding authors will be immediately informed that their article has been received, and processing time to publication will be greatly reduced by the use of this Internet-based workflow.


Before you submit


   Authors commitments before submitting

By publishing in the Comptes Rendus - Physique, the author undertakes to respect and comply with the following sections:


   Submission Checklist

Authors must ensure that their submission complies with all of the following elements. Non-compliant submissions may be returned to the authors.


Submit an article

   How to submit an article?

Articles must be submitted through the Comptes Rendus - Physique submission site. Authors must create an account or use an existing account to submit.

In case of difficulty, please contact cr-physique@academie-sciences.fr for assistance.

Please watch the 'Submitting an article' video from PKP to assist you in the account creation and submission process.

   Evaluation process

The journal uses a single blind evaluation system.

All contributions are first evaluated by the editor associated with the selected heading. Manuscripts deemed relevant are then sent to at least one independent expert who assesses their scientific quality and sends his report to the editor. The final decision is made by the writer based on the recommendations of the report.


After acceptance


   Acceptance/ Rejection

The editorial decision shall be communicated to the author as soon as possible.

   Preparation of the article

In case of acceptance of his article, the author must provide:

   Production of articles and proof reading

The articles are formatted and brought up to standard according to the LaTeX model of the Comptes Rendus - Physique.

Corresponding authors will receive an e-mail.

Proofs should be checked immediately and carefully (only corrections of typographical errors can be made on the proofs) and returned within 48 hours to the address given on the e-mail accompanied the proofs.

   Publication and Indexation

The article is immediately put online in PDF format on the website of the Comptes Rendus - Physique, on the Mersenne platform.


   Access to raw data

At the request of the editorial committee, authors may be invited to provide raw data related to their research. The authors undertake, as far as possible, to provide public access to this data and therefore to keep it for a reasonable period of time after publication