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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, or RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • All submitted manuscript will be processed if the similarity rate is not higher than 25%. Submitted papers with similarity rate higher than 25% will be declined.
  • Starting from 2022, All accepted manuscript will be charged €500 for copyedit and proof reading of accepted manuscript.
  • Only two submissions per author per year will be considered, at the discretion of the Editor-in-Chief. Once a paper is under review or has been accepted, all co-authors need to wait 6 months from the submission date before submitting another paper to this journal.

Author Guidelines

1. An article with an abstract and other information should be submitted in an electronic format using the journal's web site  Journal of VLSI circuits and systems (  

2. At the article submission page, the article metadata must be filled in all three languages: Ukrainian, Russian, and English (selecting three times the corresponding form language). In the form, the following fields must be filled: the first name, middle name (if available), last name, email, ORCHID ID, affiliation, country, bio (biographical) statement, title, abstract, keywords, and references.

* Recommendation: the first and last names of the authors in English must correspond to the spelling in Scopus (the author can check his or her data in Scopus). If the author is not in Scopus, then spelling may be at your discretion, but should match ones in other publications.

3. Author's  must include the first name, middle name (if available), last name, country, city, affiliation, job title, academic degree and rank, area of research, e-mail, contact phone numbers, and postal address in a corresponding language.

4. An abstract should consist of 700 to 1000 characters. An abstract and keywords must be supplied in three languages.

5. The submission file containing the text of the article should be in Microsoft Word 2003 format. The text should be prepared in Times New Roman and should be fully justified.

6. In the beginning of the article, the UDC identifier, the title of the article, initials and the surname of the author (authors), and keywords should be included.

7. References should use APA citation style and should be sorted in the order of their occurrence in the text of the article. Every reference should include its DOI if it is available. All references should be also translated into English and supplied in a separate file.

* Recommendation: most references should include relatively new articles from top scientific journals.

8. All equations should be created using the equations editor "Equations".

9. Symbols in equations (except the special cases) should be typed in italics. Regular symbols are allowed, but it is necessary to mark them or include them in the list of special characters.

10. Equations (placed in the middle of the line) should be numbered only if they are referenced in the text.

11. Each table or a figure should have the same style, be given a number and a title, and be placed after the reference in the text. Captions for figures and tables should not be repeated in the article.

12. The article together with tables, figures, and references should not exceed 15 pages. Review articles up to 25 pages can be accepted if approved by the editorial board.

13. The title of the article, abstract and keywords in English are very important and require grammar check (professional editing is preferred, not by automatic translation). If the article is prepared in English, professional editing should be used.

14. If you have trouble entering all the metadata described in (2), (3), and (7) you can put them (in 2 or 3 languages) in a separate document and attach it as a supplementary file.


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