Manuscript Deadline: January 15, 2024
Papers presented at NAMBE 2023 meeting may be submitted for publication in the Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A (JVST A), published by AVS, for the Conference Collection: 37th NAMBE 2023. The papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will appear online immediately after proof processing and published in the next open issue of JVST A and placed in the Conference Collection online.
Papers will be reviewed according to criteria set by the JVST and must meet JVST standards for both technical content and written English. All manuscripts are reviewed to the same standards as regular JVST submissions.
NAMBE – JVST A Best Journal Paper Award
A new award has been established by AVS to recognize the NAMBE – JVST A Best Journal Paper. This award consists of a checks for $300 each made payable to the first and corresponding authors and certificates for all contributing authors. The winning paper will be made freely accessible for a period of two years and widely promoted via email and on social and professional networks.
Please submit your manuscript. All submitted manuscripts will be eligible. Manuscript submission details are may be found on the NAMBE or JVST A website. Be sure to choose to be part of the NAMBE Special Conference Collection when submitting. The submission deadline is January,15 2024.
Submit your manuscripts to the JVST A journal, chosen for your specific conference, using the journals’ online manuscript submission system, the JVST Peer X-Press site.
- In preparing your article, you should follow the Information for Contributors.
- Authors are encouraged to use the JVST Article Temple for MS Word.
Note: acceptance to present at the conference does not guarantee the acceptance of the manuscript. To be published in JVST, the manuscript must:
- present original findings, conclusions or analysis that have not been published previously by the authors or others,
- be free of errors and ambiguities,
- support conclusions with data and analysis,
- be written clearly, and
- have high impact in its field, which must be within the scope of topics covered by the journal.
Note: Authors should select “Regular Article” as the type of paper within the conference special issue (not Letter, Shop Note, etc.)
It is very IMPORTANT that authors indicate to which conference the paper is submitted. Online, you will have an opportunity to tell us that your paper is a part of a conference by choosing “Conference/Special Topic” under the article type and then the conference name from a list.
Acceptable manuscript file types are MSWord, LaTeX, and PDF. For the initial submission/review process, a single PDF or MSWord file with embedded figures is needed. However, once a paper is accepted, MSWord or TeX file of the text, any tables and the list of figure captions along with the separate figure files will be required for final production. Use of color in figures is encouraged.
Figures appear online in color for free. Prepare illustrations in the final published size, not oversized or undersized.