Author Guidelines

Formatting Guide

Title:

  • The first letters of each word in the title should be capital,

  • The font should be Times New Roman, sized 12 pt and bold.

All Author Names and Affiliations:

  • The names of the authors under the title should be written without any abbreviation,

  • The first letter of the first and last name should be capital,

  • The font should be size 10 pt and aligned in the middle,

  • Comma should be used to separate authors names,

  • The number should be used as the superscript (1, 2, 3, etc.) to specify affiliations,

  • Corresponding author should be flag with (*) symbol,

  • The full addresses of the authors should be written in lower case, aligned in the middle and italic,

  • The full addresses should be located just below of authors’ name,

  • Corresponding author's e-mail address should be located lower-left corner of the first page and indicated with the symbol (*)
  • Please click to see the sample format.

Abstract:

  • Abstract should be maximum 250 words,

  • The font should be Times New Roman, sized 8 pt,

  • It should contain maximum 5 keywords.

Text:

The font should be Times New Roman, sized 10 pt, and lines should be spaced with 1.5 lines,

Text organization should be:

o   Introduction

o   Materials and Methods

o   Results

o   Discussion and Conclusion

o   Acknowledgements (if necessary)

o   References

Tables and figures should be appropriate size and they should be located in text with proper locations.

References:

In Text: Cite all references in text by numbers with box brackets. Grouped text citations should be arranged from the earliest to most recent year, alphabetized by name within the same year.


Basic format for books:

 J. K. Author, “Title of chapter in the book,” in Title of His Published Book, xth ed. City of Publisher, (only U.S. State), Country: Abbrev. of Publisher, year, ch. x, sec. x, pp. xxx–xxx.

Examples:

[1]      G. O. Young, “Synthetic structure of industrial plastics,” in Plastics,  2nd  ed.,  vol.  3, J.  Peters, Ed.  New York, NY, USA: McGraw-Hill, 1964, pp. 15–64.

[2]      W.-K. Chen, Linear Networks and Systems. Belmont, CA, USA: Wadsworth, 1993, pp. 123–135.

 Basic format for periodicals:

J. K. Author, “Name of paper,” Abbrev. Title of Periodical,  vol. x,   no. x, pp. xxx-xxx, Abbrev. Month, year, DOI. 10.1109.XXX.123456.

Examples:

[3]      J. U. Duncombe, “Infrared navigation—Part I: An assessment of feasibility,” IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, vol. ED-11, no. 1, pp. 34–39, Jan. 1959, 10.1109/TED.2016.2628402.

[4]      E. P. Wigner, “Theory of traveling-wave optical laser,”
Phys. Rev.,
vol. 134, pp. A635–A646, Dec. 1965.

[5]      E. H. Miller, “A note on reflector arrays,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propagat., to be published.

 Basic format for reports:

J. K. Author, “Title of report,” Abbrev. Name of Co., City of Co., Abbrev. State, Country, Rep. xxx, year.

Examples:

[6]      E. E. Reber, R. L. Michell, and C. J. Carter, “Oxygen absorption in the earth’s atmosphere,” Aerospace Corp., Los Angeles, CA, USA, Tech. Rep. TR-0200 (4230-46)-3, Nov. 1988.

[7]      J. H. Davis and J. R. Cogdell, “Calibration program for the 16-foot antenna,” Elect. Eng. Res. Lab., Univ. Texas, Austin, TX, USA, Tech. Memo. NGL-006-69-3, Nov. 15, 1987.

Basic format for handbooks:

 Name of Manual/Handbook, x ed., Abbrev. Name of Co., City of Co., Abbrev. State, Country, year, pp. xxx-xxx.

Examples:

[8]      Transmission Systems for Communications, 3rd ed., Western Electric Co., Winston-Salem, NC, USA, 1985, pp. 44–60.

[9]      Motorola Semiconductor Data Manual, Motorola Semiconductor Products Inc., Phoenix, AZ, USA, 1989.

 Basic format for books (when available online):

 J. K. Author, “Title of chapter in the book,” in Title of Published Book, xth ed. City of Publisher, State, Country: Abbrev. of Publisher, year, ch. x, sec. x, pp. xxx–xxx. [Online]. Available: http://www.web.com

Examples:

[10]   G. O. Young, “Synthetic structure of industrial plastics,” in Plastics, vol. 3, Polymers of Hexadromicon, J. Peters, Ed., 2nd ed. New York, NY, USA: McGraw-Hill, 1964, pp. 15-64. [Online]. Available: http://www.bookref.com.

[11]   The Founders’ Constitution, Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner, eds., Chicago, IL, USA: Univ. Chicago Press, 1987. [Online]. Available: http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/

[12]   The Terahertz Wave eBook. ZOmega Terahertz Corp., 2014. [Online]. Available: http://dl.z-thz.com/eBook/zomega_ebook_pdf_1206_sr.pdf. Accessed on: May 19, 2014.

[13]   Philip B. Kurland and Ralph Lerner, eds., The Founders’ Constitution. Chicago, IL, USA: Univ. of Chicago Press, 1987, Accessed on: Feb. 28, 2010, [Online] Available: http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/

 

Basic format for journals (when available online):

J. K. Author, “Name of paper,” Abbrev. Title of Periodical, vol. x, no. x, pp. xxx-xxx, Abbrev. Month, year. Accessed on: Month, Day, year, DOI: 10.1109.XXX.123456, [Online].

Examples:

[14]   J. S. Turner, “New directions in communications,” IEEE J. Sel. Areas Commun., vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 11-23, Jan. 1995.

[15]   W. P. Risk, G. S. Kino, and H. J. Shaw, “Fiber-optic frequency shifter using a surface acoustic wave incident at an oblique angle,” Opt. Lett., vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 115–117, Feb. 1986.

[16]   P. Kopyt et al., “Electric properties of graphene-based conductive layers from DC up to terahertz range,” IEEE THz Sci. Technol., to be published. DOI: 10.1109/TTHZ.2016.2544142.

 Basic format for papers presented at conferences (when available online):

J.K. Author. (year, month). Title. presented at abbrev. conference title. [Type of Medium]. Available: site/path/file

Example:

[17]   PROCESS Corporation, Boston, MA, USA. Intranets:  Internet technologies deployed behind the firewall for corporate productivity. Presented at INET96 Annual Meeting. [Online]. Available:  http://home.process.com/Intranets/wp2.htp

 Basic format for reports   and   handbooks (when available online):   

J. K. Author. “Title of report,” Company. City, State, Country. Rep. no., (optional: vol./issue), Date. [Online] Available: site/path/file

Examples:  

[18]   R. J. Hijmans and J. van Etten, “Raster: Geographic analysis and modeling with raster data,” R Package Version 2.0-12, Jan. 12, 2012. [Online]. Available: http://CRAN.R-project.org/package=raster

[19]   Teralyzer. Lytera UG, Kirchhain, Germany [Online]. Available: http://www.lytera.de/Terahertz_THz_Spectroscopy.php?id=home, Accessed on: Jun. 5, 2014

 

Basic format for computer programs and electronic documents (when available online):

Legislative body. Number of Congress, Session. (year, month day). Number of bill or resolution, Title. [Type of medium]. Available: site/path/file

NOTE: ISO recommends that capitalization follow the accepted practice for the language or script in which the information is given.

Example:

[20]   U.S. House. 102nd Congress, 1st Session. (1991, Jan. 11). H. Con. Res. 1, Sense of the Congress on Approval of Military Action. [Online]. Available: LEXIS Library: GENFED File: BILLS

 Basic format for patents (when available online):

Name of the invention, by inventor’s name. (year, month day). Patent Number [Type of medium]. Available: site/path/file

Example:

[21]   Musical toothbrush with mirror, by L.M.R. Brooks. (1992, May 19). Patent D 326 189

 [Online]. Available: NEXIS Library: LEXPAT File:   DES

 

Basic format for conference proceedings (published):

J. K. Author, “Title of paper,” in Abbreviated Name of Conf., City of Conf., Abbrev. State (if given), Country, year, pp. xxxxxx.

Example:

[22]   D. B. Payne and J. R. Stern, Wavelength-switched pas- sively coupled single-mode optical network,” in Proc. IOOC-ECOC, Boston, MA, USA, 1985,
pp. 585–590.

Example for papers presented at conferences (unpublished):

[23]   D. Ebehard and E. Voges, Digital single sideband detection for interferometric sensors,” presented at the 2nd Int. Conf. Optical Fiber Sensors, Stuttgart, Germany, Jan. 2-5, 1984.

 

Basic format for patents:

J. K. Author, “Title of patent,” U.S. Patent x xxx xxx, Abbrev. Month, day, year.

Example:

[24]   G. Brandli and M. Dick, “Alternating current fed power supply,”  U.S. Patent 4 084 217, Nov. 4, 1978.

Basic format for theses (M.S.) and dissertations (Ph.D.):

a) J. K. Author, “Title of thesis,” M.S. thesis, Abbrev. Dept., Abbrev. Univ., City of Univ., Abbrev. State, year.

b) J. K. Author, “Title of dissertation,” Ph.D. dissertation, Abbrev. Dept., Abbrev. Univ., City of Univ., Abbrev. State, year.

Examples:

[25]   J. O. Williams, “Narrow-band analyzer,” Ph.D. dissertation, Dept. Elect. Eng., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA, 1993.

[26]   N. Kawasaki, “Parametric study of thermal and chemical nonequilibrium nozzle flow,” M.S. thesis, Dept. Electron. Eng., Osaka Univ., Osaka, Japan, 1993.

Basic format for the most common types of unpublished references:

a) J. K. Author, private communication, Abbrev. Month, year.

b) J. K. Author, “Title of paper,” unpublished.

c) J. K. Author, “Title of paper,” to be published.

Examples:

[27]   A. Harrison, private communication, May 1995.

[28]   B. Smith, “An approach to graphs of linear forms,” unpublished.

[29]   A. Brahms, “Representation error for real numbers in binary computer arithmetic,” IEEE Computer Group Repository, Paper R-67-85.

 

Basic formats for standards:

a) Title of Standard, Standard number, date.

b) Title of Standard, Standard number, Corporate author, location, date.

Examples:

[30]   IEEE Criteria for Class IE Electric Systems, IEEE Standard 308, 1969.

[31]   Letter Symbols for Quantities, ANSI Standard Y10.5-1968.

 

Article number in reference examples:

[32]   R. Fardel, M. Nagel, F. Nuesch, T. Lippert, and A. Wokaun, “Fabrication of organic light emitting diode pixels by laser-assisted forward transfer,” Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 91, no. 6, Aug. 2007, Art. no. 061103. 

[33]   J. Zhang and N. Tansu, “Optical gain and laser characteristics of InGaN quantum wells on ternary InGaN substrates,” IEEE Photon. J., vol. 5, no. 2, Apr. 2013, Art. no. 2600111

 Example when using et al.:

[34]    S. Azodolmolky et al., Experimental demonstration of an impairment aware network planning and operation tool for transparent/translucent optical networks,” J. Lightw. Technol., vol. 29, no. 4, pp. 439–448, Sep. 2011.