· Originality of the contribution;
· Technical value to the laser applications community;
· Prior publication of the material being reviewed;
· Proper credit to others working in the same area; and
· Justification of the conclusions based on the results.
The Journal publishes material in the form of technical papers, articles, reviews, focused overviews and letters in departments entitled 1)Laser Materials Processing; 2)Sensing, Measurement & Control; 3)Medical, Surgical & Bioeffects; 4)Science Education; and 5)Laser Safety. Senior Editors select manuscripts, arrange reviews and revisions, and allocate publication dates. The standard magazine format permits inclusion of charts, figures, illustrations and photographs. Issues are scheduled for February, April, June, August, October and December.
Sufficient keywords for indexing should be included after the title and abstract.
Consecutively numbered in the text between square brackets, and listed at the end of manuscript in this style:
1.Mazumder, J. and Kar, A. Transport phenomena in laser materials processing. In Heat and Mass Transfer in Materials Processing. (I. Tanasawa and N. Lior, eds). New York Hemisphere Publishing, pp.81-106, 1922.
Principal authors receive offprints order forms from the publisher, Chapman & Hall, London.
Manuscripts should be original work, not previously published. ICALEO originated manuscripts as published in Proceedings, after peer review, will be identified as such to preclude double citation. Under the terms of US Copyright Law, we are required to obtain a Copyright Transfer from all authors of LIA technical papers. Authors maintain all proprietary rights such as patents, and the right to extract, in part or in whole, the material for future use. Government exceptions will be honored.