Guide for Authors

These are our templates and guidelines for proceedings papers; they are there to help you prepare your work.

Author Guidelines

Before submitting your article, please ensure you have conducted a literature search to check for any relevant references you may have missed.

Paper format

  • The paper size is European A4.
  • All fonts are embedded.
  • All pages are portrait (landscape pages should be rotated).

Paper content

  • The title of your paper should follow the following format:
  1. the article title is the most visible part of the article
  2. concise yet informative, and draws attention 
  3. include keywords so your audience will understand what it is about 
  • The paper includes the author's name(s) and affiliation(s) (full address including country).
  • All articles must contain an abstract that should follow the following format:
  1. check journal length requirements for abstracts (~200 words) 
  2. summarize the key points of your research 
  3. mention the work and methods you undertook 
  4. claim your key findings 
  • The introduction should contain:
  1. state why the problem you address is important 
  2. reference relevant results of previously published work to contextualize your work within the academic field 
  3. discuss the goal of your work, its scope and the main advances you are reporting
  • The methods should contain:
  1. specify the study design and data collection 
  2. outline the analysis methods 
  3. give sufficient information to allow other researchers to use your findings for future research 
  • The results and discussion should contain:
  1. explain the results and emphasize significant findings clearly 
  2. discuss the impact and importance of results compared with recent relevant research 
  3. make sure your graphs and tables are clear and organized
  • The conclusion should contain:
  1. summarize the key points made in the other sections 
  2. conclude the overall discussion of the article 
  3. link this section to the introduction 
  • The acknowledgements should contain:
  1. recognize the contribution of funding bodies and anyone who has assisted in the work 
  2. acknowledge individuals who do not qualify for co-authorship but have contributed to your article intellectually, financially or in some other manner
  • The references should list the relevant papers referred to in the other sections, citing original works, both historical and recent. A reference should give your reader enough information to locate the article concerned, and you should take particular care to ensure that the information is correct so that links to referenced articles can be made successfully. Unpublished results and lectures should be cited for exceptional reasons only. We discourage the referencing of online material hosted at web addresses that have no guarantee of perpetuity. Permanent or persistent web links should be used, as these are intended to remain unchanged for many years into the future, yielding hyperlinks that are less susceptible to ‘link rot’. Examples of acceptable links include Digital Object Identifier (DOI), PubMed Identifier (PMID), PubMed Central reference number (PMCID), SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Bibliographic Code, and arXiv e-print number.
  • Ensure that all references are cited in the text and that all citations have a corresponding reference.
  • Papers must use inclusive language. 
  • All figures and tables should be numbered in numerical order. Please ensure that figure/table numbers are not duplicated or missed. Figures and tables should be representative, clear, and well-designed. They also should have a self-contained caption.
  • Figures are legible and placed within the text, not collected at the end of the document.
  • If section headings are numbered, ensure that they are numbered numerically and no numbers are duplicated or missing.
  • Finally, please ensure that the paper is thoroughly proofread to check the standard of English and ensure the wording is clear and concise.

Conversion to PDF

  • The PDF file is editable and not password-protected.
  • 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.
  • There are no blank pages.



Authors must prepare their papers using our Microsoft Word template and then convert it to PDF format for submission:

Abstract Template

Abstract Layout

Full Paper Template

Full Paper Layout

Template Guidelines

LaTex Templates


How to use LaTex templates (seminar by Dr.rer.nat. Hendradi Hardhienata, S.Si., M.Si.)


Do not submit your papers directly to IOP Publishing.