Guide to Authors


Communications Faculty of Sciences University of Ankara Series A2-A3: Physical Sciences and Engineering is a peer reviewed journal which has been published since 1948 by Ankara University, accepts original research articles written in English in the fields of Physics, Engineering Physics, Electronics/Computer Engineering, Astronomy and Geophysics. Review articles written by eminent scientists can also be invited by the Editor.

Manuscripts should be submitted as a single PDF file attached to an e-mail with a covering letter. In the covering letter, authors should nominate three potential reviewers and e-mailed the file to the most appropriate Area Editor of the research.  The editorial office may not use these nominations, but this may help to speed up the selection of appropriate reviewers.

Manuscripts should be typeset using the LATEX typesetting system or as a DOC file. Authors may submit their manuscript and the covering letter  via our submission system.   A template of manuscript can be reviewed in  After the acceptance of manuscripts for publication, we will ask you to submit the TeX or Doc form  of the manuscript prepared in accordance with the style of the Journal. Authors are required to submit their Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) ’s which can be obtained from as their URL address in the format

Acknowledgements should be given as short as possible at the end of the text. Formulas should be numbered consecutively in parentheses ( ). Footnotes should be avoided if possible, but when necessary, should be short and never contain any important part of the work and should be numbered consecutively by superscripts. All illustrations not including tables (photographs and other films, drawings, graphs, etc) must be labeled as “Figure”.

The proper position of each table and figure must be clearly indicated in the paper. All tables and figures must have a number (Table 1, Figure 1) and a caption or legend. References including comments must be numbered consecutively in order of first appearance in the text. The reference number should be put in brackets [] where referred to in the text. References should be listed at the end of the manuscript in the numbered order in which they appear in the text as follows:

[1] Bairamov, E, Ozalp, N., Uniform convergence and numerical computation of the Hubbell radiation rectangular source integral, Radiation Physics and Chemistry, 80 (2011) 1312–1315. 

[2] Kelley, J. L., General Topology, Van Nostrand, 1970. 

It is a fundamental condition that articles submitted to COMMUNICATIONS have not been previously published and will  not be simultaneously submitted or published elsewhere. After the manuscript has been accepted for publication, the author will not be permitted to make any new additions to the manuscript.

Before publication the galley proof is always sent to the author for correction. Thus it is solely the author's responsibility for any typographical mistakes which occur in their article as it appears in the Journal. The contents of the manuscript published in the COMMUNICATIONS are the sole responsibility of the authors.


Editor in Chief 
Commun. Fac. Sci. Univ. Ank. Ser. A2-A3. 
Ankara University, Faculty of Sciences
06100, Besevler - ANKARA  TURKEY