Paper Submission

The Deadline of Abstract and Manuscript

Paper submission due date is extended to 23:59(JST) of July 22, 2018


A limited number of original papers will be accepted for presentation. Authors are required to submit 35-word abstracts and 2-page manuscripts. Papers must be submitted online. Please see the ODF'18 website for details of the submission procedure. Authors are required to agree to copyright transfer by including a completed form when submitting abstracts and manuscripts. The form can be downloaded from the conference website.

*35-word Abstracts

Abstracts should be up to 35 words in an ASCII text file. Please avoid the use of scientific and engineering symbols in the abstract. Abstracts that are longer than 35 words will be shortened by the program committee. If your paper is accepted, the abstract will appear in the Advance Program.

*2-page Manuscripts

2-page camera-ready manuscripts including text, figures, tables and references must be typed single-spaced on A4 or letter size pages with the title followed by the author’s name, affiliation, and address. Accepted papers will be published in the Technical Digest of the conference. For the layout of the manuscript, please see the Guidelines on the ODF'18 website (to be opened this February).

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*Abstract & Manuscripts will be accepted

The presentation schedule will be determined after the program committee has reviewed the papers. Authors will be notified by August 2018 whether their papers have been accepted. Notification will be sent to the author listed first by e-mail or letter. Note that it will be the author's responsibility to obtain any necessary and appropriate clearances from his/her affiliated organization.

*Copyright Transfer Agreement

The copyright of the article published in the ODF’18 Technical Digest is to be transferred to the Optical Society of Japan (OSJ). The authors are required to agree to the copyright transfer in the online submission procedure at the same time as the 35-word abstract and the 2-page manuscripts are submitted.

*ODF'18 Special Issue of OPTICAL REVIEW

The presented papers can be resubmitted and published in the ODF'18 special issue of OPTICAL REVIEW after peer review. It is the English-language journal of the Optical Society of Japan (OSJ). Application forms for the special issue will be presented on the website.