Submission site

Abstract submission site will be available at the ALPS2018 page in OPIC2018 website.
ALPS2018 would like to ask all authors to read and agree to the copyright transfer below.
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Submision guide (PDF)


In addition to regular oral presentation sessions, poster presentation session will be planned to stimulate detailed explanation and discussion. The author(s) of papers will be informed of the size of bulletin board for displaying summary, figures, tables, etc., when selected as poster papers.

Oral presentation: Invited 30 min. Regular: 15 min. (including Q/A.)
Poster presentation: The size of bulletin board will be announced later.


Original papers that have not been previously presented and that describe new technical contributions to the areas covered by the technical descriptions in the aforementioned scope will be accepted for presentation. Paper should be submitted electronically, no later than 14 Dec. 2017 26 Jan. 2018. Authors will be requested to submit 1 page paper written in English, including text, figures, tables, and references. Paper size should be 21 cm x 29.7 cm A4 size or US Letter, 8.5 in. x 11 in. Margins should be set for a 3.5 cm top, a 2.5cm bottom, and a 2cm left and right (within a frame of 17 cm x 24 cm). The page length must be 1 page. Overlength manuscripts are not accepted. The font should be Times New Roman. The details are desribed in the paper template.

Template & Guide

Template: MS-Word (63.5 kB), PDF (148 kB) (2017/09/25 updated)

Guide: PDF (148 kB)

ALPS2018 would like to ask all authors to read and agree to the following copyright transfer.
Copyright to the article is hereby transferred to "The Laser Society of Japan", effective if and when the article is accepted for publication in the Digest of Papers, The 7th Advanced Lasers and Photon Sources.

However, the authors reserve the following rights:

  1. Retain all proprietary rights other than copyright, such as patent rights.
  2. Reuse all or Portions of the above paper in other works.
  3. Reproduce, or have reproduced, the above paper for the author's personal use or for company use, provided that the copies are not offered for sale.