How to format your references using the Hyperfine Interactions citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Hyperfine Interactions. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
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Libby, P.: Inflammation in atherosclerosis. Nature. 420, 868–874 (2002)
A journal article with 2 authors
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Libuda, D.E., Winston, F.: Amplification of histone genes by circular chromosome formation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Nature. 443, 1003–1007 (2006)
A journal article with 3 authors
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Komatitsch, D., Ritsema, J., Tromp, J.: The spectral-element method, Beowulf computing, and global seismology. Science. 298, 1737–1742 (2002)
A journal article with 4 or more authors
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Pereira, H.M., Leadley, P.W., Proença, V., Alkemade, R., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Fernandez-Manjarrés, J.F., Araújo, M.B., Balvanera, P., Biggs, R., Cheung, W.W.L., Chini, L., Cooper, H.D., Gilman, E.L., Guénette, S., Hurtt, G.C., Huntington, H.P., Mace, G.M., Oberdorff, T., Revenga, C., Rodrigues, P., Scholes, R.J., Sumaila, U.R., Walpole, M.: Scenarios for global biodiversity in the 21st century. Science. 330, 1496–1501 (2010)

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
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Warnock, G., Ghafary, M., Shaheen, G.: Alcatel-Lucent Service Routing Architect (SRA) Self-Study Guide. John Wiley & Sons, Inc, Indianapolis, IN, USA (2015)
An edited book
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van der Linden, W.J., Glas, C.A.W. eds: Elements of Adaptive Testing. Springer, New York, NY (2010)
A chapter in an edited book
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Radojević, D.G.: Real-Valued Implication as Generalized Boolean Polynomial. In: Balas, V.E., Fodor, J., and Várkonyi-Kóczy, A.R. (eds.) New Concepts and Applications in Soft Computing. pp. 57–69. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg (2013)

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Hyperfine Interactions.

Blog post
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Andrew, E.: This Alloy Can Withstand 10 Million Transformations, https://www.iflscience.com/technology/bendy-alloy-can-boogie-all-decade-long/

Reports

This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
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Government Accountability Office: Requirements for Recurring Reports to the Congress. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC (1980)

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
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Morris, L.: Evolving the leadership model of the American theatre to forge a fiscally and artistically secure future, (2010)

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
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Stevens, M.: Dating Services Move To Block Extremists, (2017)

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by sequential numbers in square brackets:

This sentence cites one reference [1].
This sentence cites two references [1, 2].
This sentence cites four references [1–4].

About the journal

Full journal titleHyperfine Interactions
AbbreviationHyperfine Interact.
ISSN (print)0304-3843
ISSN (online)1572-9540
ScopePhysical and Theoretical Chemistry
Condensed Matter Physics
Nuclear and High Energy Physics
Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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