Hints for Authors


The almanac will be published by VDI-Verlag in the series Fortschritt-Berichte.

The source format DIN A4 is reduced to the final format DIN A5 in black and white.

Please pay attention:

  • Labels and references MUST start with your initials,
    e.g. \label{smith:scheme}.
  • The bibliography section MUST follow this form:
    BibTeX is not allowed.
  • The caption is below in figure environments and above in table environments.
  • The colour differences of graphics must also be recognisable in black and white printing.
  • The slash (/) is preferred to express fractions in text formulae.
  • The type-size in tables and pictures must amount to at least 3 mm because of the printed text's reduction to 70%.

Your paper should be written in English. The number of pages is limited to 15.

Style Sheet

Please use the following LaTeX template to write your paper.

In exceptional cases a Word template can be requested. In this case we convert the text to LaTeX.

Paper Submission

Print your paper in black and white with text's reduction to 70% and check the readability, especially the contrast of the graphics.

Submit your source files together with any graphics in .eps and .pdf or .png format as a ZIP file by e-mail to Jutta Düring.


Deadline for submission of the camera-ready paper: 31st March 2021     NEW DATE

January 2021, JD