Instructions for authors
(The rules of drawing up manuscripts have been in force since July 1, 2019)

ATTENTION! New requirements to figures came into use! 

ATTENTION! The papers are taken by the editorial staff only with an available agreement on the copyright transfer. The papers recommended for publication in the journals Semiconductors and Russian Microelectronics, also should be accompanied by the agreements of the copyright transfer.

The scientific and technical journal «Proceedings of universities. Electronics» publishes the original and review (custom) papers in English and in Russian. The Journal focuses on advanced topics of electronics. The term «electronics» embraces micro-, nano-, opto- and acoustoelectronics, photonics, vacuum and microwave electronics. The Journal highlights technological, physical and circuit engineering aspects of these fields in electronics.

    We welcome submissions on all topics listed above, with specific emphasis on the following areas:

-   fundamental researches
-   electronics materials
-   technological processes and routes
-   integrated electronics elements
-   circuit engineering and designing
-   micro- and nanosystem technology
-   integrated radioelectronic devices
-   biomedical electronics
-   information-communication technologies
-   university education problems

The following should be submitted:
1. Two hard copies of the paper, including abstracts, figures, tables, references, the list of authors and the information about them, prepared on a computer and printed out on a laser printer on white paper of A4 format with clear and legible font should be submitted.
2. The electronic version (soft copy) of the paper in Word format should be sent by e-mail.
3. The expert advice, your institution’s letter of recommendation and cover letter should be submitted on corporate letterhead.
4. The license agreement on the copyright transfer should be submitted in 2 copies (you can download the agreement form here:лицензионный договор(англ)2021.doc).
The paper manuscript should be signed by all author.
The recommended volume of publications: for a paper – not exceeding 12 pages of text and 5 figures, for a brief report – not exceeding 4 pages of text and 2 figures.

The paper must contain introduction, main part and conclusion.

The first page of the paper should be presented as follows: Universal Decimal Classification index (PACS); the paper title; the initials and the name of the author; the name of the institution, where the work has been performed; abstract in Russian and in English, the keywords. Next follows the text of the paper. The paper should have through numeration.

Includes the main subject characteristic, the object problems, the study methods and results. The recommended volume: not less than 600 typographical units.
The abstracts should be printed out on separate pages:
- in English – with the paper title, the author’s initials, name and the name of the institution, where they work (authors affiliation);
- in Russian – with the paper title, the author’s initials, name and the name of the institution, where they work (authors affiliation).
The abstracts should be followed by keywords in Russian and in English.
In the soft copy the abstracts in each language should be presented as separate text files.

Text formatting:
text should be printed with double line spacing and the font size not less than the standard type one (point size 13, Times New Roman);
-  paragraphs should be separated with one hard return, first line indent (0,75 cm) should be set in Word menu Format/Paragraph; typing should start from left margin with no hyphenation nor full justification used;
-  inside text paragraph only one space should be used to separate words;
-  interword space should be set to normal (no expanded spacing is allowed);
-  no paragraph styles nor pseudographics should be applied.
For equations typesetting in MS Word the MathType 6.0 tool is used. Please use default settings of the equation editor Styles/Sizes. Displayed equations referred to in the text should be numbered serially ((1), (2), etc.) on the right-hand side. These equations should be typed as a separate line and centered.

1. Vector figures should be supplied in the SVG file format (version 1.1). It is recommended to use free software Inkscape 0.92 ( Please supply editable files (text should not be in curves and lines in figures should not be rasterized).
2. The halftone figures (photos) may be presented in the TIFF format (without compression). No Microsoft Word files are acceptable for figures.
3. Photos may be presented as grayscale hard copy on matt paper (preferably of 9×12 cm format).
Each figure should be supplied in a separate file. The format of figures should not exceed 15×22 cm. The figures should be mentioned and numbered.
The inscriptions under figures (captions) should be enclosed as a separate file.

The tables should be necessarily mentioned in the text and should have headings.

Please use this reference guide when preparing your paper.
The references to the non-published papers are not allowed.

The list of authors and the information about them:
- is drawn up as a separate file;
- it is necessary to indicate: surname, name, full patronymic (in Russian and in English); scientific degree, academic status; brief scientific biography, field of scientific interests (5-6 lines); occupational title and place of work (in Russian and in English), official and home addresses; official and home telephones, e-mail.
- please indicate the author in charge of the paper promotion, for post-graduates – a scientific guide.

There are no submission fees, publication fees or page charges.

The papers should be sent to the address: 124498, Moscow, Zelenograd, Shokin Sq., 1, MIET, editorial office of the Journal «Proceedings of universities. Electronics», room 7231.
Tel.: +7-499-734-62-05