ACS Photonics Referencing Guide

This is the Citationsy guide to ACS Photonics citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in ACS Photonics.

How to do citations in ACS Photonics style?
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How do you cite a book in the ACS Photonics referencing style?

Here’s an example book citation in ACS Photonics using placeholders:
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Last Name, F. N. Title, Edition.; Editor Last Name, E. F. N., Ed.; Publisher: City, 2000.
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
ACS Photonics citation:
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Angelou, M. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed.; Random House: New York, 1969.
And an in-text citation book citation in ACS Photonics looks like this: 1

How to reference a journal article in the ACS Photonics citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in ACS Photonics format?

Here’s a ACS Photonics journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F.; Author3 LastnameA. F. Title. Container 2000, Volume (Issue), pages Used. https://doi.org/DOI.
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in ACS Photonics:
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Petit, C.; Sieffermann, J. Testing Consumer Preferences for Iced-Coffee: Does the Drinking Environment Have Any Influence?. 2007, 18 (1), 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodqual.2006.05.008.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a website in a paper in ACS Photonics style?

Here’s an ACS Photonics example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F.; Author2 LastnameA. F. Title https://www.example.com (accessed Dec.1, 2021).
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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Tran, M. Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083 (accessed Dec.1, 2021).
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

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How to cite a YouTube video ACS Photonics

Here’s a ACS Photonics citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName. Title https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX (accessed Dec.1, 2021).
So how to cite a video ACS Photonics?
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Pixar. Pizza Clip — Inside Out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ (accessed Dec.1, 2021).
And an in-text video citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a podcast using ACS Photonics referencing style

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in ACS Photonics.
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Lastname, F. Title, 2000.
Podcast referencing example in ACS Photonics using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life. 640: Five Women, 2018.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1

How to cite a piece of music or a song using ACS Photonics referencing style?

An example song citation in ACS Photonics.
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Lastname, F. Song Title; 2000.
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in ACS Photonics:
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The Beatles. Here Comes the Sun; 1969.
And an in-text citation would look like this: 1


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