Paper Submission has been CLOSED.

Modification of submitted paper(s) is allowed until April 23 (Fri.), 2021 (JST) May 10 (Mon), 23:59 JST (EXTENDED).

Papers should be submitted electronically via Web.

I. Download Template File

Please download the file from the following links and open it in MS Word or Acrobat Reader. Authors must download a fresh copy of the MOC2021 template. Authors must NOT reuse their past papers as a template. Submissions will ONLY be accepted in our submission format. Submissions that do not conform to the MOC2021 standards will be returned to the author. The page size is A4 (210x297 mm or 8.27x11.69 inches). Do not submit your paper in US Letter size. Only A4 will be accepted.

Paper templates

WORD of Windows version WORD of Mac version PDF

II. Prepare your paper

Original papers that have not been previously presented and that describe new technical contributions to the areas covered by the microoptics will be accepted for presentation. See the Scope for detail of covered areas of microoptics. Authors will be requested to submit 2-page paper written in English, including text, figures, tables, and references.
The accepted paper will be uploaded on IEEE Xplore after the conference except no show.

  • 1) Do not use two-byte characters.
  • 2) Times-Font family should be used as the standard font.
  • 3) If you wish to type symbolic characters, please use Symbol-Font family.

The system accepts PDF file of camera-ready papers within 5MB of the file size.

III. Create PDF file using PDF eXpress

The only way to create an IEEE Xplore compliant PDF file is to use IEEE PDF eXpress. Please go to the IEEE PDF eXpress site at With IEEE PDF eXpress you can convert your source file to an IEEE Xplore compatible PDF, or check the IEEE Xplore compatibility of a PDF format camera-ready paper file of your own. The file size must be less than 5 MB.

First time users

  • 1) Please create your account by clicking "Create account".
  • 2) Enter 52031X for the conference ID, your email address and a password. Continue to enter information as prompted.

An online confirmation will be displayed and an email confirmation will be sent verifying your account setup.

Previous users using PDF eXpress for the first time for MOC2021

  • 1) Enter 52031X for the conference ID. You can log in using the email address and password from the previous conference.
  • 2) When you click “Login”, you will receive an error saying you need to setup an account. Simply click "Continue".

By entering your previously used email address and password combination, you will enable your old account for access to the MOC2021.
Once you have an account, you can login as often as you need to process all of your papers.

IV. Prepare copyright transfer form

The copyright of the article published in the 26th Microoptics Conference (MOC2021) Technical Digest and the IEEE Xplore is to be transferred to the Japan Society of Applied Physics. Please download the copyright transfer form, fill in the blanks and upload it together with your paper.
In addition, please let us know your preference for attendance in the questionnaire included in the copyright transfer form.

Copyright Transfer Form & Questionnaire for attendance

PDF format

V. Upload files

For uploading PDF files of your paper and copyright transfer form, go to Paper Submission Page. Submission by other ways such as e-mail, FAX or post will be rejected.