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Lab on a Chip

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First review round: 19.0 weeks. Overall rating: 1 (bad). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
The first round of the peer-review took very long. While the editor was fair with his decision following the first-peer review, an additional review process after the revision would have been much better instead of immediate rejection by the editor, given that a large number of experiments were performed during the revision and that the, by the editor demanded, additional experiment was not fitting the scope of the manuscript and normally counts as an own publication similarly large journals.

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