2-5 May 2017
Florida Science Campus (UNISA)
Africa/Johannesburg timezone
The symposium is in memory of the late Prof. SA Sofianos, a distinguished Physicist who served UNISA and the Few-body Physics community all his life.
Conference Proceedings SOFIANOS2017

The proceedings of the symposium on International symposium on New Developments in Methods and Applications of Few-body Physics: in Memory of Professor SA Sofianos (SOFIANOS2017) will appear in Open Access Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS), which is part of IOP Conference Series. All papers published in IOP Conference Series are fully citable and upon publication will be free to download in perpetuity.

Please Note:

  • Authors must prepare their papers using our paper templates.
  • We would recommend that as part of the peer review the papers are proofread and checked to ensure they follow our formatting requirements. Editors should adhere to our Peer Review Policy.
  • Once the final papers are ready they should be submitted to us in CAMERA-ready format (i.e. PDF format, ready for publication). IOP will not perform a copy editing/proof reading stage, and authors will not see a proof of their paper after submission to IOP.

Instructions for paper submission

The proceedings will appear in Journal of Physics: Conference Series (JPCS). All papers will be fully citable and upon publication will be free to download in perpetuity.

Preparing your 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.

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 copyedit 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:
    • 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.
    • ALL PAPERS SHOULD NOT BE MORE THAN 12 PAGES IN TOTAL!! (MAKE SURE TO STRICTLY ADHERE TO THIS!)
       
  • Any multimedia files you wish to publish online
    • JPCS encourages authors to submit multimedia files to enhance the online versions of published research articles.


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