Argonne National Laboratory
RERTR 2008
International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors
RERTR Program, Nuclear Engineering Division at Argonne
U.S. Department of Energy

RERTR :: 2008 International RERTR Meeting :: Call for Papers :: Formatting Instructions

Paper Formatting Instructions

Here follows a set of instructions for typists. For those using Microsoft Word, we provide a .doc file which can be used as a template.

MS Word iconMS Word template available:

MS Word template for paper (48KB, 2 pages)

Font Type:
Please use Helvetica or Times Roman Typeface


12 Pt, in the format

A.B. Author and C.D. Author (12 Pt)
Organization, Street, Postal Code City – Country


E.F. Author (12 Pt)
Other Department
Other Organization, Street, Postal Code City – Country


Paper Structure:
Your paper must be in English. It should start with a short abstract of 150 words describing the key elements of your contribution and its conclusions. This paragraph should be typeset in block mode, 10 pt, with left and right indents of .5 in.

1. Introduction (12 Pt, bold)

Your paper should then continue on the same page with an introduction. For these main sections the size is 12 pt, single line spacing with a spacing of 0 pt before and after the paragraph mark, and the lines are justified in block mode. Please use 1 in. top, bottom, left, and right on 8˝×11 paper; for authors using A4 paper, please use standard margins.

Additional sections should follow on the experimental set-up, results, their discussion, conclusions, acknowledgements and references.

2. Page numbering

Please do not number the pages of your paper.

3. Tables and figures

Tables, black and white or color figures should be inserted into the text at the appropriate place in publication quality. They should be centered and figures should be identified with a caption.

Note: All photographs and figures that are not in electronic format should be scanned into your paper at 300 dpi in BMP or JPEG format. If you are unable to scan such photographs and figures, please provide original images along with the text and tables of your paper to the registration desk at the meeting.

4. References

Please number your references and cite them in brackets [1]. The list of references should be at the very end of your paper under the section heading “References”.

[1] A. Olson, S.A. Jonah, “MNSR Transient Analysis and Thermal-Hydraulic Safety Margins for HEU and LEU Cores Using PARET,” Proceedings of the XXIX International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors, Prague, Czech Republic, September 23-27, 2007.

5. Length

The maximum length of your paper is 10 pages, including the title page and all tables and figures.

6. Format

Please submit your paper in Microsoft Word format by e-mail or on diskette(s), CD, or on a Zip disk by August 1, 2008.

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2008 RERTR Meeting

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Mar. 3, 2009 - First set of available Papers now online The first available papers from the RERTR 08 International Meeting are now available for download.
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Feb. 25, 2009 - Final Monday  Program available and Technical Program updated
The final Technical Program of RERTR 2008 and the List of Invited Presentations scheduled for Monday Oct. 6, 2008 have been updated.  For more information and to download these documents:
FINAL Technical Program / FINAL Monday Program

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