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This month Publons awarded the most active referees in the 2018-19 year working in various fields of science. Especially, the referees belonging to the groups of the 1% most active ones have been honored by Publions. It is our pleasure to inform that Publons has announced our colleague prof. dr. hab. Wiesław Leoński from the Institute of Physics UZ as belonging to the group "Top 1% in Cross-Field and in Physics (for the second year in a row)". His scientific interests concern the topics of widely understood quantum optics, quantum information theory, deterministic and quantum chaos.