This journal is a peer reviewed, subsidized open access journal where Chongqing University pays the OA fee. Authors do not have to pay any open access publication fee.Peer review under the responsibility of Chongqing University.
All articles published open access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read, download, copy and distribute.
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This journal is published four times a year.