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    Before you submit, we recommend familiarizing yourself with the following.

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Chinese Society for Optical Engineering

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Annual Journal Metrics

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    25 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    33 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    72 days from submission to acceptance
    38 days from acceptance to publication

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