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Special Topics

Submission Guidelines

The journal EPJ - Special Topics is exclusively devoted to the publication of topical issues, and individual papers cannot be submitted with the exception of long review, tutorial or working report type papers filling a complete issue.

How to submit your contribution to an open topical issue

To submit your manuscript as contribution to an open topical issue, please follow the instructions provided in the Open Call for Papers for this topical issue and make sure to clearly specify the title of the topical issue during the submission process. Please do not choose a topical issue without open Call for Papers as they are for invited authors only. If you do not find a suitable special issue in the EPJ ST Open Calls for Papers, you may have a look at other EPJ journals on the EPJ portal.

How to submit your topical issue proposal as guest editor

To submit a proposal to EPJ ST as guest editor of a topical issue please proceed as described here.

We strongly encourage the submission of proposals that take the format of “Discussion and Debate” issues: the aim of such publications is the balanced critical presentation of specific unsolved problems, controversial topics, rival theories, alternative methodologies, and negative results of interest at the cutting edge of scientific and technological development. To submit a proposal to EPJ ST “Discussion and Debate” please proceed as described here.

How to submit your proposal as author of a single, review-type monograph

To submit a proposal to EPJ ST as author of a topical issue consisting of a single, review-type monograph, please send the names and affiliations of all authors along with the title, outline and table of contents to

either:
Sandrine Karpe
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Vijala Kiruvanayagam
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EDP Sciences

or:
Sabine Lehr
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Managing Editors
Sandrine Karpe and Vijala Kiruvanayagam (EDP Sciences) and Sabine Lehr (Springer-Verlag)
Dear Sabine,
For me it was a great pleasure to work with you, Christian and Isabelle. All questions have been resolved very fast. And amiability and competence of Isabelle are inestimable. Best regards,

Natasha Kirova, CNRS & University Paris Sud, Orsay, France
Editor EPJ Special Topics 222/5, 2013

ISSN: 1951-6355 (Print Edition)
ISSN: 1951-6401 (Electronic Edition)

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