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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word, RTF document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.

Author Guidelines

Sunan Kalijaga Journal of Physics (SKJP) is published twice a year by the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta-Indonesia. All Articles published in SKJP are open access and have the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.

The manuscript submitted for publication must conform to the following guidelines:

  1. The manuscript must concern with SKJP's Scope;
  2. The type of the manuscript must be either the result of research (research article) or the result of review (review article).
  3. The manuscript should be written in Indonesian with the length of 5 to 10 pages.
  4. The title of the manuscript is written in Indonesian (Times New Roman, size 16, bold)
  5. The author's name (without title) must be accompanied by the fullname, full address of the affiliation (specific location, department, institution name, street, city, and country), and the email of each author.
  6. Abstract is in the form of a paragraph, single-line spacing, consisting of 300 words (maximum), and written in English and Bahasa Indonesia. Abstract uses Times New Roman, size 10. The abstractis a concise (short and clear) summary of your work. It should clearly state the background problem, the research objectives, the brief method, the main results/findings, and the conclusions, and should not include citations, tables, figures, and formulas.
  7. Keywords (maximum 5 words) are located under the abstract, sorted alphabetically and written in English and Bahasa Indonesia (Times New Roman, size 10).
  8. The manuscript (Introduction, Research Method, Results and Discussion, and Conclusion) uses Times New Roman size 12, line spacing 1 line, A4 paper size (210 x 297 mm) with the margin is 2.5 cm on each side. More details can be found in the Template.
  9. The research article should contain title, author’s name(s), affiliation/institution, and postal address, abstract, keywords, introduction, research method, results and discussion, conclusion and suggestion, acknowledgment, and references.
  10. Introduction explains state of the art of the research, gap analysis, and research objectives/questions.
  11. Research Method is written in full and detail so that it can be repeated by others (reproducible).
  12. Results should summarize or highlight the findings rather than providing the detailed research results. Discussion must answers the problemsinterprets the research results and the findings into the already known knowledgeconfirms and/or contrasts with the research of other researchersconstructs the new theory, and/or modifies the previous theory. Discussion must also contain the implications of both theoretical and implementation results.
  13. Conclusion must be able to answer the research objectives/questions and should not repeat the abstract or simply rewrite the experimental results.
  14. The paragraph is written in justify. Inter-paragraph is given 5 character for left indentation.
  15. The title of the figure uses Times New Roman size 10, center alignment, 1 line spacing, and placed at the bottom of the picture.
  16. Tables are typed in 1 line spacing, decimal places are used as position references, and zeros must be stated (e.g., 0.333 and not .33). Columns and rows in the table should be titled. The table title is placed at the top of the table. The font size is 10 pt, Times New Roman. Examples of the table format can be seen in the Template.
  17. Diagram, schematic, chart, or flowchart use Times New Roman, 1 line spacing. Font size is 10 pt.
  18. Equation(s) is numbered with Arabic numerals on the right in parentheses. The equation should use the International System (SI) and its standard abbreviations. Decimal sign uses a period for an article in English (example: 0.5). Abbreviations should be avoided unless they have been defined previously or a commonly used abbreviation.
  19. Any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that may affect the outcome or interpretation of the research should be written down in the manuscript. All sources of financial or non-financial support of research should also be written in the Acknowledgments section.
  20. A reference list is placed at the end of the manuscript (Times New Roman, size 10), the references are numbered with Arabic numerals and referred in the manuscript by writing the numbers in square brackets, for example: "[1]". The numbering of the references is based on its sequence in the manuscript. An example of writing the references can be seen in the Template.
  21. The rules for writing a reference list use the IEEE style.
  22. The template can be downloaded from Article Template. For further information, please contact SKJP's Editorial Board via email

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