Manuscripts for XRS

Instructions for manuscript preparation

Selected contributions will be published in a special issue of the scientific journal X-Ray Spectrometry (Wiley Online Library).


Regsitered authors of accepted contributions are invited to submit one manuscript for publication. No more than ONE manuscript by registered participant will be considered.

Manuscripts should be prepared in the strict format of X-Ray Spectrometry. No maximum number of pages has been specified.

Manuscripts should be submitted to X-Ray Spectrometry following the instructions below.

Extended Deadline for submission: October 1st 2016.

Instructions for manuscript submission to X-Ray Spectrometry

1) Connect to the Manuscript Central of X-Ray Spectrometry by clicking on the following link

If you have an account, please use your username and password to login. If you have forgotten your password, follow the instructions to generate a new password. If you have never submitted a manuscript before to XRS you probably should create a new account.

2) Log in using your XRS credentials and select Author Center.
You will be redirected immediately to your personal page reporting statistics about your past submissions.

3) On the box Author Resources click to submit a new manuscript and follow the online procedure which will guide you on the submission.

4) The procedure requires the introduction of different types of data from authors names and affiliations, to title and abstract, to the upload of files for the manuscript, tables and figures. You can interrupt the procedure and complete it in a successive session. Please, remember to save the last input data.

5) To specify that the manuscript is a candidate to EXRS2016 special issue, you should follow the instructions below:
At point 1 (Type, Title and Abstract) of the manuscript submission, in the field Manuscript type, select Research Article. Later on, at the field Special Issue, select Yes.
At point 4 (Details and Comments) of the manuscript submission, in the field Special Issue Information you should write “EXRS2016”. Later on, at the field Editor selection, please write “Guest Editor”

Call for abstracts (Closed)

The submission of abstracts is now closed. You are still very welcome to register for the conference and enjoy the discussions with and presentations by other researchers in the field.

Authors will be informed of the acceptance or rejection of their contribution and its presentation (oral or poster) before April 30th, 2016.

Abstracts of all accepted contributions will be published in the Book of Abstracts that will be distributed to all participants during registration.

Only abstracts of registered participants will be included in the proceedings and in the book of abstracts.

The conference proceedings might be published on a CD-ROM and distributed to participants after the conference.

Authors of accepted contributions are invited to submit one manuscript for publication in the journal X-Ray Spectrometry.

Only one manuscript per registered author will be allowed in the special issue of X-ray Spectrometry.

Instructions for abstracts

Go to the web address for the abstract submission at the URL:

If you do not have already an account, choose “sign up for an account” and follow the procedure to obtain an account, using the e-mail you will have received as confirmation of the creation of the account. Define an user ID and a password to access to the system of submission of abstracts.

Once you are logged in to the site, to submit an abstract choose “New Submission”.

Complete the information related to every author of the paper, specifying at least one Corresponding Author. If the abstract has more than 3 authors, use the “Click here to add more authors” option.

Enter the Title and the Abstract in plain text in the reported form. This is only to help the system and the database, but the ABSTRACT MUST BE SUBMITTED AS PDF format according to this exrs_2016_Abstract_Template. Please notice that abstract length must be limited to one A4 page as indicated in the template.

Enter at least 3 keywords, one per line.

Select topics relevant to the abstract submission (one or more from the reported list).


Submit your abstract clicking the “Submit” button.

Once you have submitted one or more papers, you can access to your submission(s) through either the “overview” or “my submissions” menu. You can edit or add corrections or upload a new version of your abstract(s) until the abstract deadline.