Molecular Physics Special Issue - Updated: 26 August 2017

Special Issue of Molecular Physics: 25th HRMS 2017, Helsinki. As in previous years there will be a special issue of the journal Molecular Physics published to mark the HRMS 2017 conference. This year, the HRMS special issue will be published jointly with a Festschrift for Prof. Michel Herman celebrating his career and his longstanding service to the HRMS meeting. All participants of the conference are invited to contribute a paper.

Please note this is not intended to be a conference proceedings, but rather a collection of original research papers, related to the conference themes and to material presented at the conference either as talks or posters. The papers will be refereed to the same standards as for normal papers submitted to the journal, and the volume will be edited by Frédéric Merkt ( and Stefan Willitsch ( The closing date for submissions will be Jan 31, 2018, but papers may be submitted at any time from the date of the conference onwards. All papers will be published online with a DOI number as soon as they are ready for publication, and will not need to wait for the hard copy volume in which they will be brought together (to be published in mid 2018).

Instructions for authors can be found at:

All manuscripts will need to be submitted online via:

To ensure submission to this special issue, please select "Special issue paper" as manuscript type, select "HRMS2017 / Michel Herman Festschrift" and choose "Frédéric Merkt" or "Stefan Willitsch" as the editor.