The instructions below are specifically directed at authors who wish to submit a manuscript to Journal of the Chinese Advanced Materials Society. For general information, please visit the Author Services section of our website.

Journal of the Chinese Advanced Materials Society considers all manuscripts on the strict condition that they have been submitted only to Journal of the Chinese Advanced Materials Society, that they have not been published already, nor are they under consideration for publication or in press elsewhere. Authors who fail to adhere to this condition will be charged with all costs which Journal of the Chinese Advanced Materials Society incurs and their papers will not be published.Contributions to Journal of the Chinese Advanced Materials Society must report original research and will be subjected to review by referees at the discretion of the Editorial Office.

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Manuscript preparation

1. General guidelines

Papers are accepted only in English. Only American English spelling and punctuation is acceptable. The style should be consistent in the whole manuscript.

A typical article will not exceed 8 pages inclusive of tables/references/figure captions/footnotes/endnotes. Papers that greatly exceed this will be critically reviewed with respect to length. Authors should include a word count with their manuscript. Manuscripts should be compiled in the following order: title page; abstract; keywords; main text; acknowledgments; appendixes (as appropriate); references; table(s) with caption(s) (on individual pages); figure caption(s) (as a list). Please see Quick Guide . Abstracts of less than 200 words are required for all papers submitted

Each paper should have 3 to 6 keywords.

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Section headings should be concise and numbered sequentially, using a decimal system for subsections, such 1,2,3 and 1.1, 2.1…….

All the authors of a paper should include their full names, affiliations, postal addresses on the cover page of the manuscript. One author should be identified as the Corresponding Author. And the telephone and fax numbers and email addresses of the corresponding author should be specified on the cover page of the manuscript.

For all manuscripts non-discriminatory language is mandatory. Sexist or racist terms should not be used. Authors must adhere to SI units. Units are not italicised. When using a word which is or is asserted to be a proprietary term or trade mark, authors must use the symbol ® or TM.

No page charge is levied except the extra cost for publishing colour figures.
2. Style guidelines

Description of the Journal's article style

Description of the Journal's reference style

PLEASE NOTE: If there are several items with the same first author, alone or with co-authors, present items by a single author before items with co-authors, regardless of title. In such a grouping, give the multi-author publications in chronological not alphabetical order by the second author's surname, regardless of the number of authors. Guide to using mathematical symbols and equations

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3. Figures

It is in the author's interest to provide the highest quality figure format possible. Please be sure that all imported scanned material is scanned at the appropriate resolution: 1200 dpi for line art, 600 dpi for grayscale and 300 dpi for colour.Figures can be embedded in appropriate places in the text of the manuscript for reviewing. However, separate figures are required to upload for the final publication.

Files should be saved as one of the following formats: TIFF (tagged image file format), PostScript or EPS (encapsulated PostScript), and should contain all the necessary font information and the source file of the application (e.g. CorelDraw/Mac, CorelDraw/PC).

All figures must be numbered in the order in which they appear in the paper (e.g. Figure 1, Figure 2). In multi-part figures, each part should be labelled (e.g. Figure 1(a), Figure 1(b)).

Figure captions must be saved separately, as part of the file containing the complete text of the paper, and numbered correspondingly. The filename for a graphic should be descriptive of the graphic, e.g. Figure1, Figure2a.
4. Colour

The Journal has no free colour pages within its annual page allowance. Authors of accepted papers who propose publishing figures in colour in the print version should consult Taylor & Francis at proof stage to agree a financial contribution to colour reproduction costs. Figures that appear in black-and-white in the print edition of the Journal will appear in colour in the online edition, assuming colour originals are supplied.

5. Reproduction of copyright material

As an author, you are required to secure permission to reproduce any proprietary text, illustration, table, or other material, including data, audio, video, film stills, and screenshots, and any supplementary material you propose to submit. This applies to direct reproduction as well as “derivative reproduction” (where you have created a new figure or table which derives substantially from a copyrighted source). The reproduction of short extracts of text, excluding poetry and song lyrics, for the purposes of criticism may be possible without formal permission on the basis that the quotation is reproduced accurately and full attribution is given.For further information and FAQs, please see
Copies of permission letters should be sent with the manuscript upon submission to the editors.

Copyright permission letter template
6. Supplementary online material

Authors are welcome to submit animations, movie files, sound files or any additional information for online publication.Information about supplementary online material
Manuscript submission
Papers for consideration should be sent to the Editor-in-Chief/Executive Editor at

Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts electronically. Electronic submissions should be sent as email attachments using a standard word processing program. If email submission is not possible, please send an electronic version on disk.

This journal does not accept Microsoft Word 2007 documents. Please use Word's "Save As" option to save your document as an older (.doc) file type.

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Copyright and authors’ rights

It is a condition of publication that authors assign copyright or license the publication rights in their articles, including abstracts, to Taylor & Francis. This enables us to ensure full copyright protection and to disseminate the article, and of course the Journal, to the widest possible readership in print and electronic formats as appropriate. Authors retain many rights under the Taylor & Francis rights policies, which can be found at . Authors are themselves responsible for obtaining permission to reproduce copyright material from other sources.

Exceptions are made for certain Governments’ employees whose policies require that copyright cannot be transferred to other parties. We ask that a signed statement to this effect is submitted when returning proofs for accepted papers.

Free article access

As corresponding author, you will receive free access to your article on Taylor & Francis Online. You will be given access to the My authored works section of Taylor & Francis Online, which shows you all your published articles. You can easily view, read, and download your published articles from there. In addition, if someone has cited your article, you will be able to see this information. We are committed to promoting and increasing the visibility of your article and have provided guidance on how you can help .

Reprints and journal copies

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