Paper Submission


Original papers that have not been previously presented and that describe new technical contributions to the areas covered by the technical descriptions in the aforementioned category will be accepted for presentation.

A limited number of post deadline papers will be accepted for presentation at post deadline sessions. Latest significant results obtained after the regular deadline are most welcome.

Post deadline paper submission was closed.

Papers should be submitted electronically no later than September 28 (Mon.), 2015. Authors will be requested to submit 2-page paper written in English, including text, figures, tables, and references within a frame of 17 cm x 24 cm. The paper template is available through the paper submission site.


A special issue on Microoptics of the Japanese Journal of Applied Physics (JJAP) is scheduled for publication in Aug. 2016. Authors of papers for MOC'15 are encouraged to submit original papers to the special issue. The instructions for preparation of manuscript will be given to the authors. The deadline for submission of manuscripts is 15 January, 2016. Submitted papers will be reviewed based on the JJAP standard.


Some excellent contributed papers will be awarded the Best Paper Award and some excellent papers presented by students will be awarded the Student Paper Award upon application. Moreover, some excellent papers presented by young researchers will be awarded the IEEE Photonics Society Japan Chapter Young Scientist Award upon application.


Thanks to the support from Takano Foundation, MOC '15 will be able to provide limited financial support for student presenters in MOC '15. The applicants must be full-time students living overseas. Student presenters who are interested in getting this support should submit the application form after receiving the acceptance notice of the submitted paper from MOC '15.

Application form(Word)

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