Open Access Policy
The Journal of Progress in Physics of Applied Materials is a fully open-access journal, which means that all articles are available on the Web to all users immediately upon publication. All content of the Journal is published with open access under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) Benefits of open access for authors include:
- Free access for all users worldwide.
- Increased visibility and readership.
- No spatial constraints.
- Rapid publication.
Note: The Creative Commons license CC BY begins from Vol 3 No 1 (2023)
The workings of the Creative Commons CC BY License, as stated on the Creative Commons website, is defined as below:
"This license lets others distribute, remix, adapt, and build upon your work, even commercially, as long as they credit you for the original creation. This is the most accommodating of licenses offered. Recommended for maximum dissemination and use of licensed materials."
This journal holds the entire legal and intellectual rights related to the publication of the articles. When a manuscript has been submitted for publication to the journal, authors will be requested to fill and sign copyright transfer agreement to grant publication right to the journal. This right include the exclusive right to publish and distribute the accepted article in all forms and media (paper version, online, compact disc, international and domestic indexes, etc.) This right will be revoked only by rejecting the publication of this article in the journal or by the authors withdrawing from continued cooperation until the definite assignment of the article is determined.
After the acceptance of the article, authors will be asked to complete 'Copyright Transfer agreement form'. Acceptance of the agreement will ensure the widest possible dissemination of information.