ICSE-8 2019 Manuscript Submission

Instructions for Preparing JVST Manuscripts

Papers presented at the ICSE-8 2019 meeting shall be submitted for publication in the Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B (JVST B) for the Conference Collection: 8th ICSE 2019.

The papers will be peer reviewed. Accepted papers will appear online immediately after proof processing and published in the next open issue of JVST B and be grouped into the Collection.

Papers will be reviewed according to criteria set by the JVST and must meet JVST standards for both technical content and written English. All manuscripts are reviewed to the same standards as regular JVST submissions.

Submit your manuscript as an article to the JVST B journal, chosen for your specific conference, using the journal’s online manuscript submission system, the JVST Peer X-Press site.

In preparing your article, you should follow the instructions for contributors, which may be found on the Information for Contributors link at Information for Contributors

Authors are encouraged to use the JVST templates (WORD or TEX). The easiest way to prepare your manuscript is to use the available JVST Article Template to delete and replace text as necessary.

Click here for the JVST MS Word Article Template and LaTeX template

Note that acceptance to present at the conference does not guarantee the acceptance of the manuscript. To be published in JVST, the manuscript must:

  • present original findings, conclusions or analysis that have not been published previously by the authors or others,
  • be free of errors and ambiguities,
  • support conclusions with data and analysis,
  • be written clearly, and
  • have high impact in its field, which must be within the scope of topics covered by the journal.

It is very IMPORTANT that authors indicate to which Conference Collection the paper is submitted.

Online, you will have an opportunity to tell us that your paper is a part of a conference by choosing “Conference/Special Topic” under the article type and then the conference name from a list.

Acceptable manuscript file types are MSWord, LaTeX (REVTeX 4.1), and PDF. For the initial submission/review process, a single PDF or MSWord file with embedded figures is needed.

However, once a paper is accepted, MSWord or Tex file of the text, any tables and the list of figure captions along with the separate figure files will be required for final production.

Use of color in figures is encouraged.

Figures appear online in color for free. Prepare illustrations in the final published size, not oversized or undersized.

Conference authors are encouraged to submit supplementary materials, such as additional text and figures, images and videos, tabulated optical constants, raw data, spreadsheets, data environments, etc.

For any other details about manuscript preparation, please refer to the JVST B journal web page, Author tab, Information for Contributors Information for Contributors.

Manuscript deadline: July 31, 2019

SUBMIT MANUSCRIPT to: "http://jvstb.peerx-press.org"


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