Paper Submission

Paper Submission

Contributed Orals and Posters

Paper submission for the proceedings are expected for all presentations.
Submission – 4 pages for each contributed oral or poster – is open from June 18 to 29, 2018.
- The papers are collected via the Online Conference System  (OCS), provided by Boudewijn van Miligen (CIEMAT, Madrid), which was also used for the abstracts.
- Submissions by e-mail or other means will not be considered.
- Submitted documents must be in PDF format. Other formats (MsWord, TeX, Postscript, …) are not acceptable.
- The OCS will send a notification e-mail if the submission is successful.
Note that these 4-page papers are not subject to a peer review process.
With submission of a paper to the OCS you agree that this paper in the submitted format will be available to the public.
Find here a link to the OCS pages on  editorial policies, formatting details and templates.

Format

All papers must comply with the following format:
Number of pages: 4
Page size: A4 (21.0 x 29.7 cm)
Page margins: 2.5 cm on all 4 sides, gutter 0.0
Fonts: Times, Symbol
Font size: 14 pt (title), 12 pt (main text), 10 pt (figure captions, references)
Line spacing: 1.5 lines (21 pt)
Title of paper: Centred alignment, bold font 14 pt
List of authors: Centred alignment, normal font 12 pt, presenting author underlined, e.g. M. First1, N.N. Second2
Author affiliations: Centred alignment, italic font 12 pt, e.g. 1Institute, City, Country
Body text: Justified alignment, normal font 12 pt
References: 10-point font, 1.5 line spacing
Figure captions: 10-point font
In case of any technical questions related to abstract submission please contact boudewijn.vanmilligen@ciemat.es .

Invited Papers

Invited speakers should submit their contribution by 6 July 2018 (the last day of the Conference) for publication in the special issue of Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion.
All contributions should be submitted via IOP's online submission system:  http://mc04.manuscriptcentral.com/ppcf-iop.
Please select article type "Special Issue Article" and special issue title "Special issue featuring the invited talks from the 45th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, Prague, 2–6 July 2018". 
They will be subject to the usual refereeing process of the journal.
- Allocated space is 12 pages for plenary and 8 pages for ordinary invited talks.
- A specific format is not required.
- The authors should submit a PDF of their paper with any tables and figures embedded in the text.
- Once the article is accepted, the accepted version of the article will be made available online within 24 hours of acceptance.
- The production team will continue to work with the authors to format the final version of the article.
- To assist the reviewers, authors are asked to consider the need for clarity and readability when selecting column type, line spacing, font size and layout.
If authors have any questions about the submission or review process for invited papers, please contact the journal mailbox at ppcf@iop.org.