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ALC ’09
December 6 (Sun) – 11 (Fri), 2009
The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, Maui, Hawaii, USA
(Current date/time: September 26, 2017 / 7:11 JST)
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Manuscripts for Proceedings

All authors of accepted contributions and invited speakers are asked to submit a 2-6 pages of camera-ready manuscript for proceedings by deadline described below. No distinction will be made between oral and poster presentations. The book of proceedings will be handed out at the registration desk (for residents of Japan, it will be delivered prior to the symposium).

There is no reviewing for the proceedings and the distribution of the book is only limited to participants of the symposium and members of the 141st Committee on Microbeam Analysis (the symposium sponsor). It is planed that an electronic version of the book will be available on the ALC'09 web site (details will be announced by e-mails to authors). Since the book is printed in black & whilte, color figures should be avoided as possible, or should be distinguishable without colors. The electronic version can treat colors.

Authors can also submit papers to a reviewed journal (see “Reviewed Journals” page).

Proceedings Deadline

October 16 (Fri), 2009

How to Prepare a Manuscript for Proceedings

2 to 6 pages of camera-ready manuscript must be in clear English and typed within a rectangle 170 mm wide by 240 mm high (left/right/top/bottom margins of 20/20/27/30 mm on A4 paper). The required format is:

  • Title (12-point, bold, Times New Roman or Times like font), centered at the top of the page.
  • Author's name(s), affiliation(s), address(es) and e-mail address of the corresponding author, centered below the title with one blank line using 10-point Times New Roman or Times like font. Underline the name of the corresponding author.
  • 150 mm wide single column abstract text is placed below the e-mail address. The abstract is in 9-point font and should be shorter than 200 words.
  • Two columns (each column has 81 mm width and the column spacing is 8 mm) of body text should start after one blank line using 10-point Times New Roman or Times like font, including references and figure/table if necessary. Please use single line spacing.
  • Color figures or photographs can be used, but please note that the book of proceedings will be printed in black and white.
  • Page numbers should NOT be included.
  • Convert the prepared file into PDF format using Adobe Acrobat or other compatible software. Other file types are NOT acceptable.

Templates for a Camera Ready Manuscript

You can use one of the following templates for preparation of a manuscript for proceedings.

How to Submit a Manuscript for Proceedings

Put your application ID (the ID number which was given upon application) and the registered e-mail, then click on the [Submit a Manuscript] button below. If you submit a manuscript twice, the last one overwrites the prior one.

Your Application ID:
E-mail (should be the same as submitted):
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