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  1. Papers should be kept to a maximum of 20 A4 pages.
  2. A manuscript should not contain an overabundance of graphical items: the number of figures and photographs should not exceed 6, the number of diagrams, graphs and tables should not exceed 4.
  3. The manuscript should be formatted using the MS Word 2007-2012 text editor (file format is docx).
    Font:  Times New Roman 14 pt. Font size for large tables may be 12 pt. Text must be 1.5 spaced with no hyphenation at line breaks.
    Top margin 2 cm, bottom margin 2 cm, left margin 3 cm, right margin 1,5 cm, page numbers included.
  4. Tables should be put in text.
  5. Images (photos) should be submitted in separate files. Please use TIFF or JPEG format, 300 dpi. Other figures (diagrams, graphs) should be put in text. All figures should be black and white or greyscale.
  6. Equations should be added through the MS Equation or MathType equation editors (for simple equations text and Symbol font should be used.)
    Latin symbols in equations and text must be italicized; numbers, Greek and Cyrillic symbols must be written in regular font and chemical elements (Ag, Cu) and variable names in light font.
    Physical units must be abbreviated with no period (m, kW, m/s) and written in light font.
    Period must be used as decimal stop.
    Maximum line length for long equations is 8 cm.
  7. Please check our guidelines for formatting references.