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ISSN: 2053-2733

Welcome to the online submission service for Acta Crystallographica Section A: Foundations and Advances.

The service is easy and straightforward to use, but please read the notes for authors and submission instructions before you start.

Please have ready

  • a single file of the text, figures, tables and any supporting information
  • your full contact details
  • details of your article
  • details of the authors of your article (surnames, forenames and e-mail addresses of all authors)
  • high-resolution graphics files for each figure or scheme, and supporting data (including a CIF and structure-factor or Rietveld data files for structural papers), together with any other supplementary files you wish to submit
Context-sensitive help is available by holding your mouse over underlined text in the submission forms or by clicking on the help icons [info]

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Important information on licencing and open access

Subscription articles are published under a licence to publish and open-access articles under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) Licence. Both licences offer a Plan S compliant publishing option and are intended to be consistent with prior licences asserted or granted by the author.

Authors in certain countries and institutions may be able to publish their article as open access without direct cost via transformative arrangements. For details of such arrangements and open-access fees, see

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