Conference Proceedings

*Update 26 September 2016: Due to many requests, the deadline for submission of manuscripts has been extended until 16 October 2016. This is the final deadline – no further extension is possible.
*Update: Oral or poster presenters are now invited to submit a full paper (the extended length of your abstract) of their work on EasyChair portal. The url of the online submission page is: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=iosismp2016

 

Authors of accepted abstracts (oral or poster presenters) will be invited to submit a full paper (the extended length of your abstract) of their work (not compulsory) soon after the conference (deadline 26 September 2016). Fees for the paper submission should be made by the end of the conference if you wish to submit the extended length of your abstract. Good papers will be published in the Journal of Physics Conference Series, Institute of Physics, UK (http://conferenceseries.iop.org/). The full paper will be peer-reviewed and if accepted are fully citeable.

Preparing your proceedings paper

IOP Conference Series uses author-supplied PDFs for all online and print publication. Authors are asked to prepare their papers using Microsoft Word or LaTeX, according to the journal guidelines and templates, and then convert these files to PDF. Full instructions on preparing your paper, along with templates, can be found on the IOP Conference Series website.
By submitting a paper an author and all co-authors are assumed to agree with the terms of the IOP Proceedings Licence.

Templates and guidelines

It is important to ensure that when you submit your paper, it is in its final form ready for publication, and has been thoroughly proofread. IOP do not copy edit papers and will not send out author proofs prior to publication. Please note: post-publication changes are not usually permitted, unless there are exceptional circumstances, so please ensure your paper has been checked for errors.

What you need to provide

  • The PDF file of your paper: when preparing your paper ensure that you follow the author guidelines. When preparing your paper please check that
    • The manuscripts should not exceed six (6) pages.
    • Paper size is European A4.
    • Margins are at least 25mm all round.
    • The paper includes the author name and affiliation (full address including country).
    • There are no page numbers, or headers and footers, within the paper.
    • The PDF is free of formatting errors (e.g. corrupt equations, missing or poor resolution figures), since conversion from Word to PDF can introduce formatting errors.
    • Text is single spaced, not double spaced.
    • The PDF file is editable and not password protected.
    • All pages are portrait (landscape pages should be rotated).
    • Reference lists are checked for accuracy. References can only be linked via CrossRef if they are correct and complete.
    • Figures are placed within the text, not collected at the end of the document.
    • A thorough proof read is conducted to check standard of English and ensure wording is clear and concise.
    • Ensure that your paper includes an abstract.
  • Any multimedia files you wish to publish online
    • JPCS encourages authors to submit multimedia files to enhance the online versions of published research articles
PUBLICATION LICENCE FOR OPEN ACCESS PROCEEDINGS PAPERS. IOP Conference Series operates a publishing licence, under which authors retain copyright of their papers and they no longer need to sign and submit copyright assignment forms. Any author who wishes to publish in IOP Conference Series must agree to the terms of the licence and by submitting a paper for publication it is assumed all authors of the paper agree, in full, to the terms of the licence. The licence terms and conditions are available online.

Journal enquiries

General enquiries regarding IOP Conference Series should be directed to:
Sarah Toms
IOP Conference Series, 
E-mail: conferenceseries@iop.org
Enquiries regarding IOS ISMP 2016 proceedings should be directed to:
Proceedings Editor
email: hafiz.zin@physics.org
phone: +6045622551

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