Conference Proceedings

Authors of accepted abstracts (oral, posters and invited speakers) are invited to contribute a manuscript for our Proceedings.
Authors not attending the Conference can contribute as well, provided that the special registration fee of 300 € (VAT included) is paid.

The Proceedings of ICSFS 16 will be published on the e-Journal of Surface Science and Nanotechnology (e-JSSNT) and will be guest edited by Luca Vattuone.

Papers have to be prepared according to the Instructions for Authors available at and submitted using the web system available at choosing the category: "Conference- ICSFS".

All papers will be refereed in accordance with the standards of the Journal.

Note that if the final version of the paper is provided in MS-Word form a charge of 3000 Yen/manuscript + VAT (approx. 30 € at the moment) will be charged to the corresponding author, while no charge will be applied if the LaTEX form is provided. This payment will be due after acceptance of the manuscript and bank coordinates will be communicated to the interested persons in due time.

The deadline for submission of manuscripts to be published in the Conference Proceedings is postponed to August 25th, 2012

Papers accepted for publication in the proceedings will be published one by one after October 1st, 2012, as soon as the necessary preparations of publication for respective papers are finished. The Proceedings will be published under the copyright of the Surface Science Society of Japan and authors will need to sign copyright (or provide suitable written permission) to the Society.
After the publication anyone in the world can download full-text PDF files of the papers free of charge.
The Proceedings are directly linked to references through PubMed, CrossRef and ChemPort.