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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the scope of the journal Advanced Devices & Instrumentation?

Advanced Devices & Instrumentation’s mission is to promote high impact breakthroughs and application advances at all levels of electronics and photonics included device, system, and instrumentation with a goal of integration for functionalities. For more information, visit the Mission and Scope page.

What is the word limit for a submission?

For word limits and other guidelines based on article type, visit the Information for Authors page.

What kinds of content does the journal publish?

The journal publishes research articles, reviews, perspectives, and editorials on a continuous basis. For more information, visit the Information for Authors page.

How can I submit to the journal?

Submitting a manuscript is easy. Instructions on how to submit your research can be found on the Information for Authors page. The journal’s submission system can be found here.

Is there a fee to submit or publish in the journal?

There is no submission fee. There is an article processing charge (APC) for accepted papers. However, from 2020-2022, all APCs will be paid by Beijing Institute of Aerospace Control Devices (BIACD). Authors whose work is accepted for publication in Advanced Devices & Instrumentation before January 1, 2023 will therefore not be responsible for paying APCs.

Is the journal open access?

Advanced Devices & Instrumentation is an open access (OA) journal, which means that articles can be read by anyone, anywhere and at anytime.

What kind of license or copyright policy does the journal use?

All Advanced Devices & Instrumentation content publishes under a Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY). While BIACD holds an exclusive license to the content, the author(s) hold copyright and retain the right to publish.

What is Advanced Devices & Instrumentation’s digital archiving policy?

Advanced Devices & Instrumentation is archived in Portico, which provides permanent archiving for electronic scholarly journals, as well as via the LOCKSS initiative. Advanced Devices & Instrumentation operates a fully open access publishing model which allows open global access to its published content.

What is the relationship between Advanced Devices & Instrumentation and Science?

Advanced Devices & Instrumentation is part of the Science Partner Journal (SPJ) program. The program is run by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the nonprofit publisher of the Science family of journals. The SPJ program features high-quality, online-only open access publications produced in collaboration with international research institutions, foundations, funders and societies. While Advanced Devices & Instrumentation and Science share the same publisher and best practices they operate on separate submission and publication platforms and Advanced Devices & Instrumentation is editorially independent, run by Beijing Institute of Aerospace Control Devices (BIACD).

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