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Computer Physics Communications

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Duration first review round 2.2 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 3.9 mnths compare →
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Quality of review reports 3.8 compare →
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Overall rating manuscript handling 3.8 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 5.0 weeks. Overall rating: 3 (good). Outcome: Accepted.

Motivation:
While I was initially impressed with the speed of the first review round, the second one felt like an eternity, so I contacted the editor about the status of my manuscript. I was very politely informed that they had been having trouble with the first reviewer, had attempted to muster alternative reviewers, and finally had to wait for the first reviewer to come around. Note that CPC seems to be comfortable with relying on the input of only one reviewer, which in this case may have been a disadvantage.

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