Chemical Communications

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Duration first review round 0.9 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 1.2 mnths compare →
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Average number of review reports 2.8 compare →
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Overall rating manuscript handling 4.2 (range 0-5) compare →

Latest review

First review round: 6.0 weeks. Overall rating: 4 (very good). Outcome: Accepted.

Motivation:
While it took a rather long time for the first decision this appears to be due to the review of the first referee. This reviewer decided that this paper was too similar to some of our previous work and therefore did not merit publication in this journal. Although the topics were similar, the work and subsequent results were markedly different and this was agreed by both reviewer 2 and reviewer 3 who was brought in to decide on the manuscript. Some of reviewer 1's comments regarding the format of the article and figures indicated a lack of knowledge regarding the structure required for submission to this journal