The proceedings for SRI 2021 will be published online by IOP in an open access volume of the Journal of Physics: Conference Series. We invite all authors whose abstracts have been accepted for presentation (oral contributions or posters) to publish their contribution as SRI 2021 conference proceedings.

To ensure a high standard of the scientific quality of the proceedings, all submissions will be evaluated by our editors according to the IOP proceedings peer review policy. Our editors have the right to reject submissions that do not meet the minimum standards of the IOP peer review policy and the main points for the peer review process laid down therein about the scientific content, quality, and presentation of the contribution.

Please follow the below steps to prepare and submit your paper.

1. Guidance on preparing your paper
Papers must be correctly prepared to be considered for publication in the Proceedings. When submitted, your paper must be proofread and in its final form ready for publication.
The IOP website provides guidelines detailed advice on preparing your paper for publication. Please visit the IOP website for more information.

2. Templates
Authors must prepare their papers using the Microsoft Word or LaTeX2e templates provided by IOP, and then convert these to PDF format for submission. Templates are available from the IOP website.

3. Length of papers
(i) contributed (oral/poster): 4-6 pages
(ii) invited: 4-10 pages
(iii) keynote and plenary: no limit

4. Publication license agreement
By submitting a paper for publication in the SRI 2021 Proceedings, you accept the terms of the IOP Proceedings Publication License, and also accept the terms on behalf of any co-authors. Please carefully read the IOP Proceedings License before making your submission.

5. Submission process
Papers are submitted through the IOP’s proceedings management platform. The call for papers opened on 15 February 2022. The deadline for submissions was 26 April 2022.

Online submission
For templates, guidance, and the publication license, please see the IOP website:
For the IOP Proceedings Peer Review Policy:

Key dates

Proceedings submission opens: 15 February 2022
Deadline for proceedings submission (extended): 26 April 2022
Peer review begins: April 2022
Expected publication date: December 2022