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The Optical Society (OSA) publishes high-quality, peer-reviewed articles in its portfolio of journals, which serve the full breadth of the optics and photonics community.

Co-published by The Optical Society (OSA) and Chinese Laser Press (CLP) at the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM), Photonics Research disseminates fundamental and applied research progress in optics and photonics.

The Journal is:

  • Published in English
  • Open Access online with subscription-based print edition available in China
  • Published monthly
  • Professional composition and timely publication
  • Accessible in the OSA Publishing platform and the Chinese Laser Press OpticsJournal.net platform

Topics include, but are not limited to, lasers, LEDs and other light sources; fiber optics and optical communications; imaging, detectors and sensors; novel materials and engineered structures; optical data storage and displays; plasmonics; quantum optics; diffractive optics and guided optics; medical optics and biophotonics; ultraviolet and x-rays; terahertz technology.

Photonics Research considers original research articles, feature issue contributions, invited reviews and comments on published articles.

For more information, you may email prjournal@osa.org or prjournal@siom.ac.cn.

Submission Information

Is my paper appropriate for Photonics Research? Read about all OSA journals here.

Please see the Author Resource Center for instructions to prepare and submit a manuscript.


Key Journal Metrics

Impact Factor: 5.242 (ranked 10th out of 94 journals)*
Google Scholar h5-index: 30
Median Time to Publication: 95 days

*According to Optics category rankings in the 2017 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2018)
July 2018 Google Scholar Optics & Photonics Top Publications.

For more information on Journal metrics, click here.

Editorial Board

Lan Yang, Washington University, St. Louis, USA

Associate Editors
Eric Cassan, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies, Université Paris-Sud, France
Xianfeng Chen, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Daoxin Dai, Zhejiang University, China
Wayne Dickson, King's College London, UK
Frederic Gardes, University of Southampton, UK
Li Ge, City University of New York, USA
Claire Gu, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Junpeng Guo, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA
Yong-Zhen Huang, Institute of Semiconductors, CAS, China
Satoshi Iwamoto, University of Tokyo, Japan
Xianmin Jin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Hao-Chung (Henry) Kuo, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Xiaohang Li, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia
Ching-Fuh Lin, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Huiyun Liu, University College London, UK
Jurgen Michel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Ryuji Morita, Hokkaido University, Japan
Yikai Su, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Stefano Trillo, Universita degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy
Jun Wang, SIOM, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Yunfeng Xiao, Peking University, China
Koji Yamada, AIST, Japan
Han Zhang, Shenzhen University, China
Xinliang Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China


Editorial and Production E-mail Phone
Keith Jackson, OSA Peer Review Coordinator prjournal@osa.org 202-416-1414
Jie Ding, CLP Publisher prjournal@siom.ac.cn 86-21-69918198
Feature proposals dmcdonold@osa.org

General Information
Copyright permission requests prjournal@siom.ac.cn
Online Journal Technical Support elec@osa.org
Elizabeth Nolan, OSA Chief Publishing Officer
M. Scott Dineen, Senior Director, Publishing, Production & Technology
Kelly Cohen, OSA Senior Publisher
Tim Fincham, OSA Director, Production and Technology
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