Journal of the Korean Physical Society

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Review Procedures

  • Article 1. (Purpose)

    The following rules are to be applied for the review procedures for manuscripts submitted to Journal of the Korean Physical Society (JKPS).

  • Article 2. (Acknowledgment)

    ① After checking that the submitted manuscript is written according to the "1. Rules for the Submission of Manuscript," the Editorial Office will assign an accession code and a secret code to the manuscript, and acknowledge the receipt of the manuscript to the corresponding author.
    ②Manuscripts submitted to international conferences and published in a regular issue of the JKPS must be received by the Editorial Office within a month after the conference, and the issues for international conferences are published within 6 months, as a principle, after the conference.

  • Article 3. (Referee Selection)

    ① The Editorial Office will make a copy of the manuscript, and send it to an Editor in charge of the first PACS number. The copy will be sent to the Executive Editor, when the Editor is one of the authors of the manuscript. If the Executive Editor is also a coauthor of the manuscript, the copy will be sent to an Editor in charge of the second PACS number.
    ②The person in charge of a submitted manuscript will select one referee and notify the Editorial Office of the referee list, and the Editorial Office will send the manuscript to the referees.
    ③For a manuscript submitted as a Letter or a rapid submission, a referee will be selected by the Editor-in-Chief, the Executive Editor and an Editor in charge of the first PACS number. In this case, the referee will make a final decision as to the publication of the manuscript. The KPS pays a reviewing fee to a referee for a manuscript rapidly submitted.
    ④When a referee is unable to review the manuscript, the Editorial Office will notify the person in charge of the manuscript, who will reselect a referee and notify the Editorial Office.
    ⑤When the reselected referee is unable to review the manuscript, the Editorial Board will make a selection of another referee.

  • Article 4. (Referees' Reports)

    ① The referee will be requested to send a referee's report to the Editorial Office within two weeks of reception of the manuscript.
    ②After failing to receive the referee's report within two weeks, the Editorial Office will encourage the corresponding referee to send it promptly.
    ③After failing to receive the referee's report within four weeks, the Editorial Office will notify the Executive Editor, who will make a selection of another referee according to Item III above.
    ④The Editorial Office will send the reports received from the referee to the person in charge of the manuscript.

  • Article 5. (Review of the Referees' Reports)

    ①The person in charge of the manuscript will review the reports from all the referees and make a recommendation to the Editorial Board as to the publication of the manuscript.
    ②The Editorial Office will notify the referees' reports to the corresponding author of the manuscript for which a revision or a reexamine process is required.
    ③The person in charge of the manuscript will review the revision of the manuscript, and make a recommendation as to the publication of the manuscript.
    ④The revised manuscript for a reexamine will be sent to the referee who requested the revision, and the procedures of Item IV will be followed.
    ⑤When the referees' opinion is in conflict with the author, the Editorial Board will select a judge and have the manuscript reexamined.

  • Article 6. (The Judge)

    ① The judge will review the manuscript and all the materials concerning the review process, and make a final decision and give a recommendation to the Editorial Board as to the publication of the manuscript.
    ②The judge can request a revision of the manuscript, and reexamine the revised manuscript.

  • Article 7. (Final Decision)

    ①The Editorial Board will make final decisions concerning the publication of manuscripts for which recommendations were made by the person in charge of the manuscript.
    ②When a final decision is made for the publication of a manuscript, the Editorial Office will notify the corresponding author of the decision as well as of the expected volume and issue numbers.
    ③When a final decision is made against the publication of a manuscript, the Editorial Office will notify the corresponding author of the decision as well as of the referees' reports.

  • Article 8. (Report of the Review Work)

    ①The person in charge of the manuscript is expected to make the monthly report of the review work to the Editorial Board.
    ②The Editorial Office is required to regularly report on the review processes to the Executive Editor.

  • Article 9. (Commission of the Review Processes)

    ①When the organizing committee of an international conference, workshop or symposium requests to publish the manuscripts submitted to the conference, workshop or symposium as a regular issue of the JKPS, the Editorial Board will make a decision to or not to commission the review processes to the organizing committee, and the decision should be made at least 2 months before the conference, workshop or symposium.
    ②The organizing committee of an international conference, workshop or symposium should make a separate review committee including more than one Editor of the KPS and have it follow these review procedures.

  • Article 10. (Review Work of the Editorial Board)

    The Editorial Board will make decisions on the following.
    (a) Selection of referees when the person in charge of the manuscript fails to select them
    (b) Selection of a judge according to Item V(e)
    (c) Publication of the submitted manuscripts.
    (d) Whether or not to commission the review processes of the manuscripts submitted to an international conference, workshop or symposium to the organizing committee.

  • Article 11. (Perusal of the Review Processes)

    The Editorial office should regularly post the results of review processes on the Internet Homepage of the KPS and the authors of the manuscripts may peruse the review processes using the manuscript accession code number and the secret code number.

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Journal of the Korean Physical Society

pISSN 0374-4884 eISSN 1976-8524