Instruction to Author

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Instruction to authors for preparing the full paper of ICESP Japan


Manuscript can be in the following formats: PDF (fonts included). The length of the full paper is limited up to 10 pages. Manuscript should contain the following sessions: Title, Author, Affiliations, Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Experimental (Methods), Results and Discussion (also can be separated), Conclusion, Acknowledgment, Reference. Subsections can be used.


General Style

Manuscript should be prepared with single column and double spacing with 12 pt size. Abbreviations and acronym must be defined where they appear for the first time in the manuscript. Either American or English spelling can be use, and it should be consistent throughout the manuscript. Sections should be numbered with Arabic numerals (e.g, 1. Introduction, 2. Experimental, 3. Results and Discussion). Heading and sub-heading should be also number (e.g., 3.1 Pressure range 3.1.1 Vacuum chamber, 3.1.2 Atmospheric pressure).



Abstract should be not more than 300 words. An abstract should contain main objective and most important result(s) and their importance. However, an abstract should not contain figure, table, equation, and reference citation.



Authors should provide at least 3 keywords but not more than 5.


Author names and Affiliation

Full name of authors, and professional affiliations, and emails addresses of the presenter and the corresponding author should be provided. Author names in the order of “First name”, “middle name (if any)” and “last name”. A corresponding author with contact email address should be indicated by asterisk mark. The email address of corresponding author is the primary contact for the journal office. It is highly recommended to use professional email account (university, institute, organization) rather than personal or free account. Frequently, email contacts with private account are filtered as spam which causes substantial delays in the publication process.


Experimental/ Methods

Details on the experimental design, instruments (e.g. company and model), materials (e.g. maker and purity) and methods should be provided so that the experiments can be repeated by the third party.



Use SI units. If you use other units, provide the SI value in parentheses.



Equations must be numbered consecutively in parentheses at the end of the line.



Figures must be numbered with Arabic numbers. Captions are placed below the figure. Figures that include more than one image should be labeled as a, b, c, etc. Either from of TIFF, GIF and JPG is acceptable but the resolution should be high enough (minimum of 300 dpi).



Tables must be numbered with Arabic numbers in the order in which they are cited in the main text. Title should be placed at the top with a brief description.



Citation in the main text must be numbered consecutively and typed in square brackets; for example [1, 2] or [3-7] (please see the “Full_Paper Template_for_ICESP.docx” to see the reference format). References are listed at the end of the manuscript and numbered in the order that they appear in the text. It is highly required to keep the accuracy of bibliographic information in reference. Please use the standard abbreviation of a journal’s name according to the Web of Science; (


Journal papers

[1]  Streamer A.B., and Trichel C.D., Pressure-dependent breakdown behavior in air, J. Electrostat., Vol. 22 (3), pp. 123-135, 2000.

[2]  Mizuno A., J. S. Clements, and R. H. Davis, A method for the removal of sulfur dioxide from exhaust gas utilizing pulsed streamer corona for electron energization, IEEE Trans. Ind. Applicat., Vol. 22 (3), pp. 516-522, 1986.

[3]  Corona H.A., Elecktrokia B.B., and Potencik C.C., Historical review of plasma and electronical discharges, Plasma Source Sci. Technol., Vol. 12 (3), pp, 01002134, 2018.

[4]  Nozaki T., Y. Miyazaki, Y. Unno, and K. Okazaki, Energy distribution and heat transfer mechanisms in atmospheric pressure non-equilibrium plasmas, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., Vol. 34 (23), pp. 3383-3390, 2001.

[5]  Yan K., E. J. M. v. Heesch, A. J. M. Pemen, and P. A. H. J. Huijbrechts, From Chemical Kinetics to Streamer Corona Reactor and Voltage Pulse Generator, Plasma Chem. Plasma Proc., Vol. 21 (1), pp. 107-137, 2001.


Conference proceedings

[6]  Hosokawa S., Sonoyama K., and Yamamoto T., “PPCP pilot plant experiments for decomposition of dioxins,” in 3rd International Symposium on Non-Thermal Technology for Pollution Control, Cheju, Korea, 2001, pp. 153-158.



[7]  Loeb L. B., Electrical coronas: Their basic physical mechanisms. Los Angeles: University of California press,1953.



[8]  Henis J. M., Nitrogen oxide decomposition process, USA Patent U.S. Patent 3,983,021, 1976.


Reports and theses

[9]  Smith A. C., Corona and atmospheric plasmas, PhD Thesis, University of Plasma, 2015.


Template for manuscript

Please use the template (MS-Word) file of “Full_Paper_Template_for_ICESP.docx” in preparing your full paper manuscript.