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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
    In the case of an extended version of a conference paper, the Authors must explain the main points of extension in the cover letter or in the 'Comments for the Editor'.
  • The submission fulfils the requirement of originality in the sense that the paper or parts of it are
    - not plagiarized and
    - not derivative (AI-generated content must be declared by the authors and its use approved by the editor(s)).
  • Authors should use the Acta IMEKO Template. The template is in MS Word format, and contains built-in styles. Adding new styles should be avoided. All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end. Only papers in MS Word should be uploaded, no PDF.
  • Where available, DOIs or URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, and included in the ACTA IMEKO Template.


Introduces a special issue or special section. Exclusively written by the Editor in Chief, Section Editors or IMEKO Officers.

Research Papers

Journal article reporting about scientific research on the advancement of measurement technology.


Comments on earlier published articles

Technical Notes

Notes on metrological infrastructures, key comparisons, etc.


Notes from member Organizations, Technical Committees, IMEKO Officers, not dealing with technical content, for instance about special meetings and activities.

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