MANUSCRIPT PREPARATION GUIDELINES FOR THE 18TH INTERNATIONAL
PHOTOVOLTAIC SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING CONFERENCE
First name Last name1, First name Last name 1, First name Last name 1,
First name Last name 2 and First name Last name 2
1. Department of Engineering, 2. Department of Physics
ABC Technological Institute, 2-12-1 Hisakata, Tempaku, Nagoya 468-8511, Japan
ABSTRACT the top margin is 22 mm. The preferred font is Times
New Roman-10 point (shown here), or as close as
Read the guidelines carefully and follow them as much as possible. Avoid the use of serif fonts. Right-
precisely as possible. Papers not meeting these hand justification should be used when available. Bold,
guidelines may be excluded from the Proceedings. if available, should be used for the paper title and major
Your paper must be written in English. Your electronic headings.
document will be used for publishing both the CD-ROM
and hard copy proceedings. 2.3 Title Block
The manuscript title should appear in CAPITAL
LETTERS (in bold, Times New Roman, 12-point type)
1. MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION centered across both columns without underlining. Type
the author name(s) and affiliation(s) in upper and lower
Manuscript for the Technical Digest has to be case letters (10-point, Times New Roman), centered and
submitted by Monday, 8th of December through the double-spaced below the title. For multiple
online submission system. In order to submit the organizations, use superscripted numbers to identify
Manuscript you will need your paper reference ID organization and list the organizations after the author
which was given post review of the abstracts. The list.
submission website will be announced by the secretariat
via email along with the results of your paper. If the 2.4 Abstract
manuscript is not available by Monday 8th of Position the word ABSTRACT (all upper case) by
September it cannot be published in the proceedings so inserting 3-line blank below the last line of the
please make sure to meet the deadline. organization, centered in the left-hand column. A blank
Please submit your manuscript in PDF. Do NOT use line should be inserted between the title and text of the
Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese and abstract. The abstract text is limited to 64 mm (approx.
Korean (CJK) fonts. This is crucial as if such fonts are 17 lines in single spaced).
used in the pdf, they will most likely turn into garbled Begin the main text of the manuscript by inserting 2-
characters in other computers. line blank below the end of the abstract.
2. PREPARING THE MANUSCRIPT 2.5 Headings
This sheet has been generated in accordance with the
2.1 MANUSCRIPT LENGTH style to be followed for the headings. Major headings
Oral, poster and Late News papers for the are to be in capitals without underlining, to be started at
Proceedings publication are limited to two A4 pages the left-hand margin over one column and bold.
(including all figures and tables); plenary and invited Subheadings are to be in lower case with initial capitals
papers are limited to four A4 pages (including all and bold. Subheadings should be started at the left-hand
figures and tables). Manuscripts exceeding page limits margin on separate lines. Sub subheadings are treated
will be truncated at the limit. the same as subheadings. The double and single line
spacing should be inserted before and after the headings
2.2 Style and Format respectively. Single line spacing should be inserted
The manuscripts are to be formatted in two column, before subheading whereas no spacing in required after
single-spaced except for headings. Each column is 80 subheading.
mm wide with 10 mm gap between columns (total width
of 170 mm). Margins to be used are the following: 2.6 Equations
Bottom 30 mm; sides 20 mm each; the title page should Equations are to be numbered consecutively
have a top margin of 30 mm; for all subsequent pages, throughout the paper. The equation number, in
parentheses, should be placed flush with the right-hand Table 1: Characteristics of mesoporous electrodes:
margin of the column. When possible, use an equation BET area/ Porosity Amount of Roughness
editor. 2 -1
mg adsorbed factor
J sc qgOp L p Ln (1)
SnO2 37 0.54 9.5×10-11 700
Leave a blank line before and after equations. TiO2 77 0.60 7.5×10 -11
2.7 Illustrations and Graphs
Drawings and graphs should not exceed 50% of the 2.9 REFERENCES
entire paper content and should be located close to their References are to be listed and numbered at the end
corresponding citation. of the paper with a hanging indent, as shown at the end
Figures and tables should be positioned within the of this document. The in-text citation should show them
text as illustrated below. When you insert the scanning as . Titles of journals and books should be written in
graphics in the document, scan monochrome and gray- Italic script. If Italic script is not available, titles may
scale images at 600 and 225 dpi, respectively. Do not be bold. Volume numbers in references should be
exceed 10MB. Illustrations and graphics may be one- typed in bold.
or two-columns wide and should include captions or
titles, such as, respectively shown below. 3. OTHER POINTS
Figures are referred to in the text as (see Fig. 1). As
the Technical Digest will also be published in a CD Authors are fully responsible for their papers.
format, color illustrations or figures are acceptable. Correction of papers after submission is difficult.
However, the hardcopy will only be printed in black and Therefore, take your time to ensure accuracy before
white so please make sure that all illustrations and submitting the manuscript.
figures come out clearly when printed out on a paper.
Photographs should be treated as figures and must carry
numbers in the text and captions. Captions should be REFERENCES
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different p-layers. preparation of Camera-Ready papers”, (WIP,
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Tabular presentation of data is an easy way of
condensing many items (see Table I). Refer to tables by
using Roman numerals and by heading the table itself.
All tables must be numbered and captioned.