Click on the link below the access to online submission manuscript system

Participants of LT26 are invited to submit a paper towards the proceedings, which will be published in the open access Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS), published by IOP Publishing. JPCS is open access (free to read online), fully citable and receives a more than 2 million full-text article downloads per year, ensuring your paper reaches the widest possible audience. JPCS proceedings are abstracted and indexed in Scopus, Compendex, the Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science) and Inspec  among others  with citations also being tracked online by IOP Publishings Citing Articles facility.

Authors may be interested to know that the proceedings from the previous conference are available to download from the JPCS website:

LT25, Amsterdam, August 2008 - JPCS Volume 150

Important, please read before you submit a paper

PUBLICATION LICENCE FOR OPEN ACCESS PROCEEDINGS PAPERS. For papers published in JPCS authors are not required to sign and submit copyright forms, these have been replaced by the IOP Proceedings Licence under which authors retain copyright. By submitting a paper for publication in JPCS it is assumed all authors of the paper agree, in full, to the terms of the licence. Please note that our regular journals are unaffected by this change.

The licence terms and conditions are available online.

Preparing your paper

JPCS has a PDF-only workflow and uses author-supplied PDFs for all online and print publication. Consequently, you only need to submit a PDF file of your paper, prepared to the JPCS specification. Authors are asked to prepare their papers using Microsoft Word or LaTeX2e, according to the journal guidelines and templates, and then convert these files to PDF. Instructions on preparing your paper, together with Microsoft Word and LaTeX2e templates, can be downloaded from the LT26 submission website or the JPCS Guidelines for Authors web page.

  • Plenary and Half-Plenary papers are limited to 10 published pages.
  • Invited Oral Parallel papers are limited to 6 published pages.
  • All other manuscripts from the Oral Parallel and Poster Sessions will be limited to 4 published pages.

You can upload the following items as part of your submission:

The PDF file of your paper: when preparing their papers, authors are kindly requested to ensure that they follow the minimum basic requirements from the journal guidelines. Full details are available online, but as a minimum authors should:

  • Use either European A4 or US Letter sized paper with margins set-up according to the journal guidelines.
  • Please do not add any page numbers, headers or footers to your article as these will be added during the publication process.

Any multimedia files you wish to publish online
  • JPCS encourages authors to submit multimedia files to enhance the online versions of published research articles. Multimedia guidelines are included with the Word and LaTeX2e templates.

How to submit online

You should submit your paper online using the LT26 Editorial Manager™ conference submission and peer review system. The URL for submissions is Please note that the submission deadline is (PLEASE COMPLETE).

Registering with Editorial Manager™

Before you can submit your paper, you will need to register, a process that takes just a few minutes. Once registered you will receive an e-mail with your username and password. You can then login as an Author.

Once you have submitted your PDF, Editorial Manager will process a COPY of it to prepare a form suitable for peer review so you will also receive an e-mail asking you to approve the processed COPY of your PDF. You must check this COPY before your paper can be forwarded to the proceedings editors for peer review.

Please do not submit multiple versions of your paper

Authors are kindly asked not to submit multiple versions of the same paper. Duplicate papers and multiple versions cause considerable extra administrative work for the proceedings editors who may have many hundreds of papers to review. Your cooperation is much appreciated, thank you.

If you need to upload a corrected/amended version of your paper

If you need to make a change to your paper that has not been requested by the proceedings editors, you will need to login and send an e-mail to the editors asking them to approve the proposed changes to your paper. The editors will consider your request and may ask you to revise your original paper. Please take a couple of minutes read these brief notes. which explain how to e-mail the editors to make a request to amend your paper.

Editorial enquiries

Editorial enquiries concerning review of your papers should be directed to: (PLEASE COMPLETE)

Submission site enquiries

Technical enquiries concerning submission of your papers to the Editorial Manager&trade website should be directed to: Sarah Toms
Conference Publishing Coordinator, Journal of Physics: Conference Series

Paper formatting enquiries

Technical enquiries concerning the paper templates for Journal of Physics: Conference Series should be directed to: Jacky Mucklow
Production Editor, Journal of Physics: Conference Series


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