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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.
  • A COVER LETTER  must be uploaded as a supplementary file. It includes include suggested reviewers (three reviewers with an email address and affiliation).
  • MANUSCRIPT file as the main file must be uploaded at UPLOADING THE SUBMISSION

Author Guidelines

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The submission should include 1) cover letter file, 2) manuscript file, and c) statement of originality and conflict of interest declaration file.

1. A COVER LETTER must be uploaded as a supplementary file. It includes include suggested reviewers (three reviewers with an email address and affiliation). Sample of Cover Letter

2. A STATEMENT OF ORIGINALITY AND CONFLICT OF INTEREST DECLARATION must be uploaded as a supplementary file. The statement form can be downloaded at here

3. MANUSCRIPT file as the main file must be uploaded at UPLOADING THE SUBMISSION step can be download here. A MANUSCRIPT template can be downloaded here

General guideline

Address all correspondences and inquiries to the Chief Editor. The author is asked to provide manuscripts as electronic files. With electronic papers formatting requirements are few: a) Use MS Word, double-spaced, 12 pt Minion Pro; b) use line number; c) Use English U.S. as the language; d) Indent or space between all paragraphs; e) Use the metric system throughout; f) Avoid text footnotes; they should be incorporated into the text. The manuscript should be arranged in the following order (begin new sections on new pages):

TITLE: must be brief, informative and indicates the main point(s) of the paper. (Jurnal Photon : 5-10 words)

AUTHORS NAME: must be complete but without any title, accompanied by corresponding authors address, institutions address, and e-mail address.

ABSTRACT: should not be more than 250 words and is constructed in 1 paragraph which includes the brief description of the paper and a summary of the key conclusions (written in two languages: Indonesian and English)

KEYWORD(S): should be provided below the abstract to help with the electronic search (3-5 words).

INTRODUCTION: this part gives background information to put your work into context,  state of the art, what is rationale/reason for your study, and research objective

THE METHODS : this part explains how the research is conducted, research design, data collecting technique(s), instrument development, and data analysis technique(s)

RESULT AND DISCUSSION: contains findings based on the analysis and elaboration of the data, what the findings mean, discuss the result with the previous publications or works. Discussion part should cite other works, not just describe the results/findings.

CONCLUSION: what is the finding implies, the shortcoming of the result, and suggest future research

Acknowledgment: Acknowledgments should be limited to collegial and financial assistance. Acknowledgments are not meant to recognize personal or manuscript production support.


Writing Bibliography follow APA Style 7th Edition. All the references that used in the article must be listed in this part, and is written consistently. Example for in-text citation: (Hidayati, 2021; Rifardi et al., 2022) or  De Dominicis et al (2023) report that …. . In this part, all the used references must be taken from primary sources (scientific journals and the least number is 80% from all the references) that published in the last ten years (Cargill & O´Connor, 2009). Each article should has at least ten references.

All the served data or quotes in the article taken from the other author articles should attach the reference sources. The references should use a reference application management such as Mendeley, End Note, or Zotero.

An article in the Journal. Author(s). Year (in parentheses). Title of article, journal title (in italics). Volume number (in italics). Issue number (in parentheses). Page(s) (or Citation Number). DOI (digital object identifier).

Mattei, M., V. Petrocelli, D.Lacava and M. Schiattarella (2004). Geodynamic implications of the Pleistocene ultrarapid vertical axis rotations in the Southern Apennines. Italy. Geology. 32(9). 789-792.

An article in Book. Author(s)/Editor(s). Year (in parentheses). Title of article. in Editor(s) (if any). Book title (in italics), Edition (if any). Page(s) of an article in the book. Publisher. Location (city and state/country).

Petacca, E and P. Scandone (2001). Late thrust propagation and sedimentary response in the trust-belt-foredeep system of the Southern Apennines (Pliocene-Pleistocene). In G.B. Vai and I. Martini (eds.). Anatomy of an OrogenThe Apennines and adjacent Mediterranean Basins, 401 - 440. Kluwer, Bodmin.

MATHEMATICS: Use italic for variables, bold for vector and matrices, the script for transforms, and san serif for tensors. Use superscripts and subscripts in a superior or inferior position; do not use raised and lowered fonts.

TABLES: Every table must have a title, and all columns must have headings. Column headings must be arranged so that their relation to the data is clear and refer to the column below. Footnotes should be indicated by a superscript, lowercase letters. Each table must be cited in the text.

FIGURES: Cite each figure in numerical orders in the text. Cleary mark orientation on the figure, if questionable. Indicate latitude and longitude on maps. Color figures, foldouts, pocket maps, etc., can be accommodated, but the costs of color for publishing these special features must be borne by the author.

To cover part of the publication cost, each accepted paper will be charged IDR 400,000 (domestic authors) or USD 40 (foreign authors). Additional fees may be applied for manuscript translation (for domestic authors who submit the manuscript in Bahasa Indonesia) and language editing.

*The publication cost is subject to change at any time and from time to time.

COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL: It is the author's responsibility to obtain any necessary permission to reproduce figures or tables from copyrighted sources. This includes any figures redrawn but unaltered or with only slight modifications. If you are using figures or photos that have been previously published, you must obtain permission from the copyright holder to publish their property in your Jurnal Photon article. Because of the Jurnal Photon reference list is considered to be a source tool for obtaining materials rather than an exact record of publication, use current publisher information if known.

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