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Please note that if you are interested in submitting editorial, then it should have the following framework:

Headline: Five or six words that capture the key accomplishment

Opening line(s): A statement of the big achievement, and who did it. This should be no more than a couple of sentences

First section: The impact that this work would have. For example, if you have made the world's first green laser chip, then this promises to have big implications for RGB displays.

Second section: Put your work in context. If you have broken a record, how did you do it? What was the breakthrough?

Third section: Details about your research. How did you make the device? What were the results of measurements on the structure?

Fourth section: How you can improve on this result, and what do you plan to do next?

Last: Give a reference for the paper, or say where it will be published.

We want the piece to be short, so we are looking for pieces to be around 400 words, and the upper limit is 600." . It can include 1 or 2 diagrams.

To give you a flavour of what we're looking for, you may wish to click here.

Please note that we may edit the article for style. If we do that, you will be able to view the edition version prior to publication.

Once you have written your story, please send it to: [email protected]

If would like more information about our editorial guidelines please contact us via [email protected]

Editor Profiles

Dr James Tyrrell

James is Editor of PIC International magazine. He is a science and technology writer with more than 10 years of experience in covering research breakthroughs, emerging applications and their impact on the market. Previously, James has held editorial positions on a number of industry publications, Read moreincluding titles focusing on photonics, nanotechology and the commercialization of advanced materials. Before hanging up his lab coat for a career in journalism, he worked as a medical device engineer in the UK, measured the properties of nanobubbles in Australia, and built equipment in Germany that used part of a digital watch to look for faults in computer chips. You can find his full profile on LinkedIn.

Richard Stevenson

Richard Stevenson is the Contributing Editor for PIC Magazine. He has many years experience in science and technology journalism, and prior to that he worked in MOCVD process engineering. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge, and a MPhys from the University of Southampton.

Christine Evans-Pughe

Christine Evans-Pughe is the News Editor for PIC Magazine. An experienced journalist specialising in science and technology, she has a degree in physics (with solid state electronics) from University College Cardiff.

Rebecca Pool

Rebecca Pool is a News Analysis Editor for PIC Magazine. Rebecca has over a decade of experience in science and technology writing for a range of semiconductor, electronics, optics and telecommunications publications. She holds an Engineering Doctorate in Materials Science from the University of Manchester.

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