Plagiarism is a clear violation of scientific ethics when someone assumes another's ideas, words, or other creative expressions as their own. Plagiarism can also be considered a violation of copyright law, which is punishable by legal action.
Plagiarism is defined as copying or paraphrasing portions of another author's work word for word or almost word for word without clearly indicating the source or marking the copied fragment (for example, using quotation marks); copying equations, figures, or tables from someone else's paper without properly citing the source and/or without permission from the original author or the copyright holder.
Please note that all submissions are thoroughly checked for plagiarism using iThenticate - plagiarism detection software.
Any paper which shows obvious signs of plagiarism will be automatically rejected, and the authors will be barred from submitting to the journal in the future.
If plagiarism is discovered in a previously published paper by the journal, it will be retracted in accordance with the procedure described below under the Retraction policy, and the authors will be barred from submitting to the journal in the future.
Any financial or other substantive conflicts of interest that may have influenced the presented results or their interpretation should be disclosed in the manuscript. If there is no conflict of interest to declare, the standard statement 'No competing interests were disclosed' should be added.
A competing interest could be non-financial or financial. Individuals receiving funding, salary, or other forms of payment from an organization, or holding stocks or shares from a company that may benefit (or lose) financially from the publication of the findings; individuals or their funding organization or employer holding (or applying for) related patents; official affiliations and memberships with interest groups relating to the publication's content.
Plagiarism Includes But is Not Limited to:
Nanotechnology Perceptions will ensure that every published article will not exceed 15 % similarity score. Plagiarism screening will be conducted by the Nanotechnology Perceptions using iThenticate - plagiarism detection software.