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Before submitting your manuscript, please conduct a careful review of the information below to familiarize yourself with APS's formatting requirements and ethical policies. These pages contain very useful information to help you prepare your content so that it flows smoothly through our peer review process, as well as to help you understand our editorial policies and procedures.

Preparing Your Manuscript

Publication Policies

Ethics Policies


The statements and opinions contained in the articles of the APS Journals are solely those of the individual authors and contributors and not of the APS. The appearance of advertisements in the Journals is not a warranty, endorsement, or approval of the products or their safety. The APS disclaims responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas or products referred to in any article or advertisement.

Notice regarding inquiries: The APS has a transparent and rigorous publications ethics policy. The APS does not address inquiries or discuss perceived or actual ethical infractions with individuals, groups, or organizations not directly involved with the matter, including the media.



Policy on Posting to Preprint Servers Prior to Submission to APS Journals

Policy on Posting to Preprint Servers Prior to Submission to APS Journals

Toll-Free Link

Information regarding setting up a toll-free link for your recently published article.