Abstracts: Call & Preparation Guidelines

Call for Abstracts

The Scientific Committee invites authors to submit abstracts for consideration and inclusion in the programme. The submission must be done electronically via this page and prepared using LaTeX templates as described below. All abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Program Committee.

Deadline for submission of abstracts extended until 8 April 2012.
Feedback on acceptance or rejection of your abstract will be given by 30 April 2012.

Abstract Preparation

How should the abstract look like ?

  • one page, double column
  • it should have a title
  • it should mention all authors (people who contributed to the work presented)
  • you may use coloured pictures, but the book of abstracts will be in black and white
  • it is possible,  to include a list of references
  • please use the LaTeX template and don’t change the style or settings in the files

LaTeX Template

Please use this LaTeX template to render your abstract to PDF. Detailed explanations are given in the template file itself (see “qcmc_template_2012.tex” for the LaTeX source and “qcmc_template_2012.pdf” for the rendered version of the instructions). Submit your finished PDF file to the abstract submission form linked below.


During online submission you will be asked to categorize your abstract into one of the following topics:
1 Foundations of Quantum Physics
2 Quantum measurement and metrology
3 Quantum control
4 Quantum Communication and Cryptography
5 Quantum Information  and Communication theory
6 Quantum Information  and Communication implementations
6.1 Atoms/Ions
6.2 Solid State: Superconductors, Quantum Dots, Nano mechanics etc …
6.3 Defects and Ions in Crystals, Spins
6.4 Photons and Linear Optics QIP
6.5 Hybrid quantum systems
6.6 Components: Detectors, Quantum memory etc …

Submission Procedure

Abstract submission has ended!
The on-line registration system will take you step-by-step through the submission of your abstract.

You will be required to upload your abstract PDF file at the end of the online submission process. A confirmation email indicating a successful upload will be instantly sent to the email address you have specified.

Speaker Zone

By using your personal Access Key, which you will be issued during the submission process, you will be able to log into the Speaker Zone and change your data at a later time. In the Speaker Zone you will be able to:

  • View the PDF version of your abstract currently uploaded to ensure that the abstract has been received correctly
  • Upload a replacement abstract, if required
  • Add additional abstracts, if required
  • Register for the conference

Contact Addresses for Authors

  • Organizing committee QCMC 2012
    TU Vienna – Atominstitut
    Stadionallee 2
    1020 Vienna, Austria
    E-mail: office@qcmc2012.org
  • Abstract submission technical support (Technical questions concerning the online submission process):
    Austropa Interconvention, Vienna, Austria
    E-mail: qcmc2012@interconvention.at

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