9th Biennial International Workshop

Fullerenes and Atomic Clusters

St Petersburg, Russia July 6-10, 2009
  Scientific Program
  School of Young Scientists  
  Important Dates
  Location and date
  Social Program
  Registration Fee

Submission of Contributions

Authors are requested to submit a one-page abstract of their contributions (about 2000 symbols including title, name(s) of author(s) and affiliation(s)) in Word for Windows file. If you do not have access to this particular word processing program, or to a PC, please save your document as Rich Text Format (RTF). RTF is available through the "Save As" option on most major word processing packages.

[Winword file of typical abstract]

The deadline for abstracts is March 1, 2009. All abstracts have to be sent by e-mail: IWFAC@mail.ioffe.ru

File should be called by the name of the principal author (for example, "Petrov.doc") The name of the principal author who will present a paper at the Workshop - should be underlined. All the abstracts will be reviewed and the criterion of rejection will be a lack of originality.

Accepted abstracts will be published in the program booklet by the beginning of the Workshop.


The Proceedings of the Workshop will be published as a special issue of the journal "Fullerene, Nanotubes, and Carbon Nanostructures", Publisher: Taylor&Francis Group (http://www.informaworld.com).
The Proceedings issue is expected to be published by mid 2010.

Manuscript Submission

The Program Committee will review all manuscripts except those of the invited speakers.
To accelerate the review process, please send your manuscripts by e-mail: IWFAC@mail.ioffe.ru.
The deadline is June 1, 2009.
Please name all the files containing manuscript in the following manner: name of the first author and "proceedings" as subject. E.g.: ivanov_proceedings_text.doc; ivanov_proceedings_fig.tiff, etc.
Submission implies that the manuscript is not under consideration for publication elsewhere and that, with the exception of review papers, the manuscript represents original work which had never been published.
At the IWFAC' the representing author is kindly asked to pass to a representative of the Program committee 3 hard copies of the manuscript as well as corresponding files on CD or flash card (or check if the files which had been sent by e-mail, were received in full).

Manuscript Instructions
  1. Title page should contain the following information:
    • title of manuscript
    • authors of manuscript
    • academic or professional affiliations,
    • the complete address (e-mail address must be included) of the person to whom proofs and correspondence should be sent
    • approximately 5 key words
    • estimated word count (figure is equal to 200 words, table - 200 words, equation - 40 words);
      for example: 2 figures (x200) = 400
      2 tables (x200) = 400
      3 equations (x40) = 120
      1260 words text = 1260
      Total = 2180
  2. Take notice of the Word limit (text + equations + tables + figures altogether should not exceed):
    • poster paper - 2200 words,
    • oral paper - 4000 words,
    • invited paper - 5800 words.
  3. Manuscript body:
    Title, Authors, Abstract (100 words), approximately 5 key words, Text proper, References, Tables (separate sheets), Figures (separate sheets), Figures and Tables Captions (separate sheets) . Single-column and 1.5-spacing or double-spacing throughout. Electronic copy must be submitted in Word (.doc) format.
    For details see in http://www.informaworld.com
  4. References:
    • in the text, number references sequentially;
    • in the reference list, every position for a journal article must include:
      Number, ALL Authors, Title, Journal, Year, Volume (Issue), first-final pages;
      for a book:
      ALL Authors, Title, Publishers, Year, additionally chapter, pages etc. (if necessary).
  5. Figures:


The Program Committee will review all papers, but those of invited speakers. A hard copy of all presentations should be submitted during the Workshop. Deadline is June 1, 2009

The Organizers are pleased to welcome members of the world nanocarbon community to St Petersburg.

      mailto: iwfac@mail.ioffe.ru