UPDATE at end of post Original Post- The journal Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, or NIM for short, is published by Elsevier and is peer reviewed. Or so I thought. A few months ago several co-workers and I submitted a paper on a Friday…
I was curious about the authors of the paper I mentioned yesterday. After looking around the web for a while I was able to find the following biography for O. Hai. O. Hai was born to a single mother on the same day as two siblings and took an early interest in physical sciences….
My favorite journal, Journal of Apocryphal Chemistry, has just published an interesting article. The authors, O. Hai and I. B. Hakkenshit, describe a synthesis of pseudoephedrine from readily available crystal meth. Pseudoephedrine is the decongestant in Sudafed, which used to be out on stores shelves. Now if you want to buy it you have to…
In general when a scientific paper is published through one of the major publishing houses, the publishers require a transfer of copyright. The terms transfer almost all rights to the publisher, but most of the agreements include a clause allowing the authors to share the work through their personal websites. I don’t have the HTML…