50th Annual (2001) Denver X-ray Conference™
Sheraton Steamboat Resort
Steamboat Springs, Colorado, U.S.A.
30 July – 3 August

2001 Denver X-ray Conference™  > Guidelines for Preparing Abstracts 
Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA - 30th July - 3rd August 2001

 Guidelines for Preparing Abstracts 

The Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts was 16 March 2001

Abstracts are reproduced as-submitted in the Book of Abstracts, and will also be posted here on the Denver X-ray Conference website. If you do not want your abstract posted on the website, please note your request on the information page of your abstract submission. Abstracts must not exceed one page in length and must include the title, author(s), affiliation(s) and the text. To provide uniformity, it is recommended that abstracts be prepared according to the following guidelines:

Abstract Format

  • Paper Size: 8.5 x 11 inches; A4 paper must be formatted for 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Size: Entire abstract, including title, author(s), affiliation(s), and text, must fit into a maximum area of 15 cm (5.9") wide by 20 cm (7.9") high. Please allow a top margin of 3.8 cm (1.5") to allow insertion of session codes/information by conference staff
  • Font: Times or Times New Roman, 12 point
  • Title: bold, centered, all uppercase (except where lowercase letters are needed for clarity)
  • Leave one blank line between the title and the author(s)
  • Author(s) and affiliation(s): mixed upper and lowercase, centered; if there is more than one author, underline the presenting author’s name
  • Leave two blank lines before beginning the text
  • Text:
    • text should appear flush left; do not indent
    • use line spacing sufficiently large enough to allow the abstract to be read easily, including subscripts, superscripts and Greek letters
    • a blank line is recommended (space permitting) between paragraphs

Information Page
In addition to the abstract, please submit a separate page with the following information:

  • Permission to post abstract on the DXC website
  • Speaker’s name, mailing address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address
  • If the speaker is not the person to whom correspondence should be sent, please include contact person’s name, mailing address, phone number, fax number, and e-mail address
  • Indicate your preferences: oral presentation or poster
  • If oral presentation, suggested session where paper may be best suited
  • If poster presentation, choose the XRD or XRF evening poster session or the Anniversary 
    Attention Poster Session Authors: The size of the poster boards at this year's Denver X-ray Conference will be four-foot-high by six-foot-wide as opposed to the traditional size of 4' x 8'. Please keep this change in mind when designing your posters. Additional details regarding oral and poster presentations will be mailed in May.
  • If your submittal is invited, please indicate that your paper is invited and include the chairperson’s name that issued your invitation along with the session title
  • Indicate whether you intend to publish this paper in Advances in X-ray Analysis, Volume 45
Abstract Submission
Abstracts may be submitted by regular mail or e-mail:
1. Mail: Send an original and one photocopy, WITHOUT FOLDS, to:

Ron Jenkins, Chairman
12 Campus Blvd., Newtown Square, PA 19073 USA

2. E-mail: Send as an attached file, created in Microsoft Word (6.0 through 97) or WordPerfect (6.0 through 7) to: dxc@icdd.com

Please note:

  • Special characters, tables, mathematical formulae and figures should be kept to a minimum
  • If special symbols or Greek letters are used, please limit the fonts to those that are available with the standard distribution of Microsoft Word or WordPerfect. Non-standard fonts may lead to errors in transmission
  • All graphics must be embedded in the Word or WordPerfect document 
  • Note: Because they do not reproduce well, abstracts submitted by facsimile will not be accepted

The Deadline for Receipt of Abstracts was 16 March 2001

Receipt of abstracts will be confirmed via e-mail. If you do not receive your confirmation within two weeks of your submission, please contact Denise Zulli, Conference Coordinator, zulli@icdd.com, PHONE 610-325-9814.  

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