Information for Authors
Attention! Change of references form!
The deadline for submission is 15 September 2000.
Submitted manuscripts will be published in the Polish Journal of Medical Physics and Engineering. The length of invited and contributed papers is limited to six and three pages respectively including the title, the authors' full names, affiliations, references, tables, and figures.
One printed page of Polish Journal of Medical Physics and Engineering has 50 lines text (about 600 words) or two figures - 120mm width after reduction (or four figures - 60mm width after reduction).
POLISH JOURNAL of MEDICAL PHYSICS and ENGINEERING is an interdisciplinary publication of original contributions in both medical physics and biomedical engineering, concerning methods, clinical applications, technological development, research studies and experimental science.
Four high-quality copies of the manuscript and 4 complete sets
of figures should be submitted, accompanied by:
- a cover letter including the title, authors, address, phone,
fax numbers and e-mail of the author to whom correspondence should
- the authors' statement that the article has not been previously
published, except in abstract form and that it is not simultaneously
under consideration by any other journal,
- copies of any published reports that may duplicate material
in the submitted manuscript,
- written permission of author(s) and publisher(s) to use any
published material (figures, tables or quotations of more than 100
- information (title, city, data) of the conference at which a
part or all the material was presented, and optionally
- names of potential referees and their address.
The publication agreement must be signed by all authors and accompany
STYLE of MANUSCRIPT
Manuscript should be printed on A4 bond paper with broad margins.
Use double spacing throughout, including the reference section. Organise
the manuscript in the order indicated below. Author's name and page
number should be typed on each page.
Title Page should include:
- the title of the article (up to 80 characters),
- the authors' full names (first name, middle initial, surname)
- acknowledgements of grant support and of individuals who were
of direct help in the preparation of the study.
Abstract and Key Words.
Abstract should have no more than 150 words. The authors should
provide 5 Key Words below the Abstract.
Papers should be organised in the following format: Introduction,
Material, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusions. Other descriptive
hedgings and subheadings may be used as appropriate.
The authors are responsible for the correctness of language as it
will be not reviewed by the editor. Be sure of the nomenclature, spelling,
grammar, punctuation, capitalisation etc. Only standard abbreviations
may be used without definition. Every effort should be made to avoid
jargon, to spell out all non-standard abbreviations the first time
they are mentioned. Be sure that all tables and figures are numbered
according to the order in which they appear.
Tables should be inserted at the end of the text.
Figures should be professionally drawn.
Figure Captions should be listed on a separate sheet.
References. References should be listed in alphabetical order
and numbered. The reference should include the full list of authors
and authors' initials, year of publication, full title of the paper,
usual abbreviated title of the journal, volume number and first and
last page number. References should be identified in the text by numerals
typed in parenthesis e.g. . The authors are responsible for the
accuracy and completeness of the references.
Authors are encouraged to send the final version of their paper on
3 1/2 inch, 100 MB Iomega ZIP disk, CD-ROM in IBM compatible
format or via e-mail. The preferred digital formats are: for text
- rich text format (RTF), for figures - its original files
(TIF, BMP, CDR, etc.).
Please do NOT insert an image files into the text file.