01-04 July 2018 | John McIntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh University

All registered participants who have an accepted abstract at the Conference are encouraged to submit a corresponding manuscript for publication in the EPDIC16 Proceedings.

Deadline for submission of manuscripts - 17th September 2018

The Proceedings will be published in the ICDD journal Powder Diffraction by Cambridge University Press (CUP) through their on-line platform Cambridge Journals Online (CJO).

Manuscript preparation and submission for EPDIC 16 proceedings.

Accepted manuscripts will be published in the online version of Powder Diffraction Journal, EPDIC 16 Supplement Issue, published by Cambridge University Press. Authors and EPDIC attendees will have access and be able to print published papers.

To assist in preparation of EPDIC 16 manuscripts, please refer to Powder Diffraction Journal Notes for Authors. You will find format requirements for the text, tables, figures and references. The link is:

Powder Diffraction Journal Notes for Authors, U.S. letter size (PDF)

You may also find it useful to refer to the example publication from the EPDIC 15 Proceedings shown here

Authors will submit their manuscript online using Cambridge University Press, ScholarOne. The link is:


New users of ScholarOne will need to register and establish a UserID and Password. If you have previously submitted manuscripts to Powder Diffraction using ScholarOne, you can use your existing User ID and Password.

When submitting your manuscript, you will be asked for article type, indicate Technical Article, and for submission type, under the Confirmation Section you can click on Please check this box if this manuscript is to be considered for EPDIC 16. Follow the online instructions for uploading the text files, tables and figures. Of special note, figures must be in tif (tagged image file) format or eps (encapsulated postscript) format.

Your manuscript will be reviewed by referees selected by three EPDIC Editors; Michela Brunelli, Robert Cernik, and Paolo Scardi. If your manuscript requires revisions, you will upload the revised manuscript through your ScholarOne account. All accepted manuscripts will be type set in Powder Diffraction Journal format, and publication page proofs will be sent to the corresponding author by email for final review.

For all accepted papers, a signed publishing agreement transferring full-term copyright to ICDD will be required. The copyright form is located at:


If you have any questions or problems submitting your manuscript, you can contact the Managing Editor for Powder Diffraction Journal, Nicole Ernst-Boris by e-mail (boris@icdd.com). In addition Tom Blanton (tblanton@icdd.com), ICDD Executive Director/Principle Scientist, will be attending EPDIC 16 and will be available to answer any questions.