Call for Application Notes

April 14, 2010

Application Notebook

Volume 0, Issue 0

Spectroscopy is planning to publish the next issue of The Application Notebook special supplement in September.

Spectroscopy is planning to publish the next issue of The Application Notebook special supplement in September. The publication will include vendor application notes that describe techniques and applications of all forms of chromatography and capillary electrophoresis that are of immediate interest to users in industry, academia, and government. If your company is interested in participating in these special supplements, contact:
Michael J. Tessalone, Group Publisher, (732) 346-3016
Edward Fantuzzi, Associate Publisher, (732) 346-3015
Stephanie Shaffer, East Coast Sales Manager, (508) 481-5885

Application Note Preparation
It is important that each company’s material fits within the allotted space. The editors cannot be responsible for substantial editing or handling of application notes that deviate from the following guidelines: Each application note page should be no more than 500 words in length and should followthe following format.

Format
• Title: short, specific, and clear
• Abstract: brief, one- or two-sentenceabstract
• Introduction
• Experimental Conditions
• Results
• Conclusions
• References
• Two graphic elements: one is the companylogo; the other may be a sample chromatogram,figure, or table
• The company’s full mailing address, telephonenumber, fax number, and Internetaddress

All text will be published in accordance withSpectroscopy's style to maintain uniformity throughoutthe book. It also will be checked for grammaticalaccuracy, although the content willnot be edited. Text should be sent in electronicformat, preferably using Microsoft Word.

Figures
Refer to photographs, line drawings, andgraphs in the text using arabic numerals inconsecutive order (Figure 1, etc.). Companylogos, line drawings, graphs, and charts mustbe professionally rendered and submitted as .TIF or .EPS files with a minimum resolutionof 300 dpi. Lines of chromatograms must beheavy enough to remain legible after reduction.Provide peak labels and identification.Provide figure captions as part of the text,each identified by its proper number and title.If you wish to submit a figure or chromatogram,please follow the format of the sampleprovided below.

Tables
Each table should be typed as part of the maintext document. Refer to tables in the text byroman numerals in consecutive order (TableI, etc.). Every table and each column withinthe table must have an appropriate heading.Table number and title must be placed in acontinuous heading above the data presented.If you wish to submit a table, please followthe format of the sample provided below.

References
Literature citations must be indicated by arabicnumerals in parentheses. List cited referencesat the end in the order of their appearance.Use the following format for references:(1) T.L. Einmann and C. Champaign, Science387, 922–930 (1981).

The deadline for submitting application notes for the September issueof The Application Notebook is: July 26, 2010.