Information for Authors

 Article Submission Information

  1. All articles must be submitted via our submission site at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/oj-pel


2. Format your article for submission using the Transactions article template located in the IEEE Author Center. Follow all guidelines on stylistic elements such as figures, tables, equations, abbreviations, etc. Figures and tables must be placed inline at their relevant position in the text. Author names and affiliations are mandatory, but biographies are optional during the review process.

3. Submit your article text in PDF format. Visit the IEEE Author Center for information on writing the abstract, using equations in your article, publishing author names in native languages, and more.

4. For information on submitting supplementary material such as graphical abstracts, multimedia, or datasets, visit the IEEE Author Center

Post-Acceptance

If your article is accepted for publication, you will receive emailed instructions regarding your next steps. You may be asked to upload final production-ready files. Shortly after final files are uploaded, you will receive your article proofs for final review, along with instructions on how to review your proofs and submit any corrections. Please note that major changes to your article, including the list of references, are not permitted after the article is accepted for publication.  Please contact the Editor-in-Chief if you have any doubts about whether a modification you wish to make is appropriate.

Ethics

All IEEE authors are expected to adhere to IEEE’s publishing ethics, including the definition of authorship, the appropriate citation of sources, the accurate reporting of data, and the publishing of original research. Visit the IEEE Author Center to learn more. All articles submitted for publication should be original and not under consideration elsewhere.

During submission, all related prior publications and related current submissions in other journals or conferences should be fully declared. Include a pdf copy of those papers, as well as a prepublication statement explaining the overlap and differences of the submitted manuscripts for the convenience of the reviewers. Furthermore, authors should inform the Editor-in-Chief of any related submissions made while their OJ-PEL submission is in review.

Prior and related publications obviously refer to e.g. earlier conference papers on which the OJ-PEL manuscript elaborates. But also other publications where (part of) the submitted work was disclosed, earlier work of you or your group in the same field on which the submitted manuscript builds further, etc. must be included.

Please consider this list carefully. An automated plagiarism check is performed on each submission, and violations of this prepublication policy detected during the review process may result in a publication ban.

ORCID

All IEEE journals require an Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) for all authors. ORCID is a persistent unique identifier for researchers and functions similarly to an article’s Digital Object Identifier (DOI). You will need a registered ORCID to submit an article or review a proof in this journal. Learn more about ORCID and sign up for an ORCID today.

English Language Editing Services

English language editing services can help refine the language of your article and reduce the risk of rejection without review.  IEEE authors are eligible for discounts at several language editing services; visit the IEEE Author Center to learn more. Please note these services are fee-based and do not guarantee acceptance.

Share Your Code and Data

Increase the impact of your work by sharing your code and data for others to view, build upon, and reuse.  IEEE works with Code Ocean, a cloud-based computational reproducibility platform, to make your code discoverable.  IEEE DataPort, an online data repository of datasets and data analysis tools, makes your datasets discoverable.  Visit the IEEE Author Center for more information.

IEEE Author Tools

Preparing your article for submission is easy with IEEE Author Tools.  Tools are available to help you find the right publication for your research, check the quality of your graphics, validate your LaTeX files, and verify your reference list. 


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H. Alan Mantooth

Editor in Chief
University of Arkansas (USA)

 

Co-Editors in Chief

Wenkang Huang
Infineon Technologies (USA)

Marco Liserre
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (Germany)

Mark Dehong Xu
Zhejiang University (China)

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