Submission of Papers

Submission of a manuscript implies (a) that the same work has not been published before; (b) that it is not under consideration for publication elsewhere; and (c) that its publication has been approved by all co-authors.

Papers must be submitted electronically.  Authors should access the Electronic Journal Management System (EJMS) at If you are a first time user you must complete the registration. You are only required to register once.

After the registration is complete you will have the option to submit your manuscript. After completing the form you will then upload your PDF file.

Note: For instructions on the submission of revisions of papers, please see Contacts.

Submission of Reference Papers

Unpublished or not easily available papers cited in the manuscript should be submitted with the manuscript. This information may be sent as supplementary files.

Preparation of Manuscripts

Manuscripts should be submitted in a format compatible with the AOP template: the text box is 126.53×193.31 mm (4.98×7.61 in) and the font in the template is CRM10 11pt. Please see detailed instructions on Preparation of Manuscripts.

LaTeX files of accepted papers

After a paper is accepted, you will be asked to provide Mattson Publishing Services and the Production Editor with a LaTeX file of the final version of the paper, if one is available. Other forms of TeX are acceptable if LaTeX is not available. You will also be asked to supply source files for figures (.eps or .jpg are preferred) along with a PDF file.

Galley Proofs

The corresponding author will receive email regarding galley proofs. This email will also include instructions for returning corrections as well as links to forms required for publication.