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Submission criteria and Editors' Choice

Submission criteria

Articles reporting a merely marginal extension of already existing knowledge are considered unsatisfactory for the journal ZNA.

Manuscripts submitted to ZNA should…

…have a
tangible connection to actual
physical phenomena

…be written
in a clear and comprehensive
addressing a wide audience

…be a
to the advancement
of its topic

Author benefits:


Free print of
all color

Fair chance
to subjects
falling out

Articles considered by the editors to be of particular interest are made available in free access mode as "Editors' choice". The following selection of such articles illustrates the breadth of topics covered by the journal:


Vol. 72, Iss. 12 (2017): Anomaly on Superspace of Time Series Data
by Salvatore Capozziello, Richard Pincak and Kabin Kanjamapornkul.

„An unusual application of concepts from field theory and supersymmetry to financial markets“

Vol. 72, Iss. 9 (2017): The Slug and Churn Turbulence Characteristics of Oil–Gas–Water Flows in a Vertical Small Pipe
by Weixin Liu, Yunfeng Han, Dayang Wang, An Zhao and Ningde Jin

„An experimental study of turbulence characteristics for oil–gas–water three-phase flow“

Vol. 72, Iss. 6 (2017): Gravity beyond Einstein? Part I: Physics and the Trouble with Experiments
Jochem Hauser and Walter Dröscher

„A review of latest results in quantum physics and astrophysics.“

Vol. 72, Iss. 6 (2017): Gas Bubbles and Slugs Crossover in Air–Water Two-phase Flow by Multifractals
Jochem Hauser and Walter Dröscher by Grzegorz Gorski, Grzegorz Litak, Romuald Mosdorf and Andrzej Rysak

„An experimental multifractal analysis of two-phase flow patterns in a minichannel“

Vol. 72, Iss. 2 (2017): Special Issue: Heat Transfer and Heat Conduction on the Nanoscale
Guest Editors: Svend-Age Biehs, Philippe Ben-Abdallah, Achim Kittel

„A collection of expert articles covering the emerging subject of near-field heat transfer“

Vol. 72, Iss. 1 (2017): Quantum-Phase-Field Concept of Matter: Emergent Gravity in the Dynamic Universe
by Ingo Steinbach

„An approach to a theory of gravity in which energy is the only fundamental substance“

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