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 category will be accepted for presentation.
Papers should be submitted electronically no later than June 1st (Fri.), 2018. Authors will be requested to submit 2-page papers written in English, including text, figures, tables, and references within a frame of 17 cm x 24 cm. The paper template will be available through the website.
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.
A limited number of post deadline papers will be accepted for presentation at post deadline sessions. Latest significant results obtained after the regular deadline are most welcome.
Some excellent contributed papers will be awarded at the award ceremony.
A special issue on Microoptics of the JJAP, which is an international journal published by the Japan Society of Applied Physics, is scheduled for publication in Aug. 2019. Authors of papers for MOC2018 are encouraged to submit original papers to the special issue. Further information will appear in the advance program.
The official language of MOC 2018 is English.