IEEE Photonics Journal is an online-only rapid publication archival journal of top quality research at the forefront of photonics. Photonics integrates quantum electronics and optics to accelerate progress in the generation of novel photon sources and in their utilization in emerging applications at the micro and nano scales spanning from the far-infrared/THz to the x-ray region of the electromagnetic spectrum.
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IEEE Photonics Journal is an open access, online-only rapid publication archival journal of top-quality research at the forefront of photonics. Contributions addressing issues ranging from fundamental understanding to emerging technologies and applications are within the scope of the Journal.
IEEE Photonics Journal is published online only. This platform offers capabilities to enhance published articles; all articles are published in color. Authors have the opportunity to submit supplemental material which may include but is not limited to: multimedia presentations, simulations, webinars, etc. Authors can also store their data in IEEE DataPort, and receive a DOI for their dataset https://ieee-dataport.org. In their final form, all articles contain a cover page with a “Graphic Abstract.”
The journal offers a thorough review process that is a signature of IEEE Publications. Upon acceptance papers receive a Digital Object Identifier and are published in the Early Access section on IEEE Xplore https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/. At this stage, papers are fully citable. The final published version of the papers is copy edited by IEEE to ensure higher production quality.
Breakthroughs in the generation of light and its control and utilization have given rise to the field of Photonics; a rapidly expanding area of science and technology with major technological and economic impacts. Photonics integrates quantum electronics and optics to accelerate progress in the generation of novel photon sources and in their utilization in emerging applications at the micro- and nano-scales spanning from the far-infrared/THz to the x-ray region of the electromagnetic spectrum.
We welcome original contributions addressing issues ranging from fundamental understanding to emerging technologies and applications:
Area 1: Optical Networks and Systems, Senior Editor: Ben Puttnam, Junior Editor: Andrea Sgambelluri
Optical core, metro, access, and data center networks; fiber optics links; free-space communications; underwater communications; optical cryptography.
Area 2: Fiber Optics Devices and Subsystems, Senior Editor: Fan Zhang, Junior Editor: Yang Du
Optical sources, devices, and subsystems for fiber communications; multimode and multicore fibers; optical frequency combs; amplifiers; multiplexers; interconnects; modulators; switches.
Area 3: Light Sources, Senior Editor: Paul Crump, Junior Editor: Xin Wang
Lasers; coherent optical sources; LED; OLED; QLED; lightning; incoherent optical sources; semiconductor lasers; visual perception.
Area 4: Detection, Sensing, and Energy, Senior Editor: Young Min Song, Junior Editor: Zunaid Omair
Optical detectors; sensors; solar cells; display technology; photovoltaics; thermophotovoltaics; vision; colors; visual optics; environmental optics; photonics measurements; energy optics (solar concentrators, daylighting design, solar fuels); measurement for industrial inspection.
Area 5: Integrated Systems, Circuits and Devices: Design, Fabrication and Materials, Senior Editor: Sylwester Latkowski, Junior Editor, Sihan Xie
Integrated photonics systems; waveguides; integrated photonic devices; ring resonators; filters; multiplexers; liquid crystals; photonics manufacturing.
Area 6: Plasmonics and Metamaterials, Senior Editor: Jacob Khurgin, Junior Editor: Haifeng Hu
Micro photonics; nanophotonics; metamaterials; plasmonics; mid-Infrared and THz photonics; acoustic metamaterials; optomechanics; 2D material plasmonics and metasurfaces; nanowires; quantum dots; micro and nanoantennas; photonic bandgap structures.
Area 7: Biophotonics and Medical Optics, Senior Editor: Qiyin Fang, Junior Editor: Shu-Chi Allison Yeh
Biomedical optics, spectroscopy and microscopy; diffuse tomography; tissue imaging; nanoscopy; optical coherent tomography; bioimaging; optical biophysics; photophysics; photochemistry; biosensors; optical manipulation and molecular probes, imaging and drug delivery; photonics and the brain.
Area 8: Computational Photonics, Senior Editor: Jose Azana, Junior Editor: Maria del Rosario Fernandez Ruiz
Fourier optics; statistical optics; coherence; signal and image processing; microwave photonics; electromagnetics; artificial vision; lidar; computational imaging; diffractive optics.
Area 9: Propagation, Imaging, and Spectroscopy, Senior Editor: Stefan Stanciu, Junior Editor: Buga Roxana-Madalina
Microscopy (diffraction-limited and super-resolution techniques); spectroscopy (UV/VIS, infrared, THz); nanoscopy; adaptive optics; holography; scattering; diffraction; gratings; physical optics; diffuse optics; polarization, luminescence, fluorescence, vibrational, nonlinear, photoacoustic, plasmonic and multimodal imaging; image processing and analysis (restoration, classification, and augmentation); methods for inspection, characterization, and imaging; photonics for arts, architecture, and archaeology.
Area 10: Quantum Photonics, Senior Editor: Niels Gregersen
Quantum sources and detection; single-photon emission and detection; entanglement; integrated quantum optics; quantum cryptography; quantum computation; quantum simulation.
Area 11: Nonlinear Photonics and Novel Optical Phenomena, Senior Editor: Michelle Sander, Junior Editor: Huanyu Song
Nonlinear photonics and phenomena; Terahertz; ultrahigh field and ultrafast photonics; nonlinear pulse propagation and interaction; high power systems; X-rays and plasma; attosecond science; high precision metrology and frequency comb technology; magnetophotonics; acoustophotonics; photoacoustic effects.
Area: 12 Optical Data Science and Machine Intelligence in Photonics, Senior Editor: Gabriella Cincotti, Junior Editor: Jingxi Li
Machine learning-based solutions to inverse problems in optics; machine learning for life sciences imaging and microscopy; inverse design; materials for optical neural networks; photonic reservoir computing; photonic hardware accelerators; co-design of photonic systems and downstream algorithms; machine learning for ultrafast optics, for photonic material discovery and for optical storage.
Jose Azana, INRS-EMT, Canada
Nan Chi, Fudan University, China
Paul Crump, Ferdinand-Braun Institute for Hoechstfrequenztechnik, Germany
Qiyin Fang, McMaster University, Canada
Niels Gregersen, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Jacob Khurgin, John Hopkins University, USA
Sylwester Latkowski, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Benjamin Puttnam, Dokuritsu Gyosei Hojin Joho Tsushin Kenkyu Kiko, Japan
Michelle Y. Sander, Boston University, USA
Young Min Song, Gwangju Institute of Science & Technology, Korea
Stefan Stanciu, University of “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Romania
Fan Zhang, Peking University, China
Nicola Andriolli, CNR IEIIT, Italy
Amir Arbabi, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Marco Bellini, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Erwin A. Bente, Technische University Eindhoven, Netherlands
Francesco Bertazzi, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Thomas Bocklitz, Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany
Luigi Bonacina, Universite’ de Geneve, Switzerland
Ahmed Bukhamseen, Saudi Aramco, Saudi Arabia
Chi Wai Chow, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Michele Conroy, Imperial College London, UK
Giulio Cossu, Scuola Superiore Sant‘Anna, Italy
Fei Ding, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Lu Ding, Institute of Materials Research & Engineering, Singapore
Hery S. Djie, Lumentum LLC, USA
Dror Fixler, Bar Ilan University, Israel
Lan Fu, Australian National University, Australia
Songnian Fu, Guangdong University of Technology, China
Fei Gao, ShanghaiTech University, China
Satoshi Ishii, Busshitsu Zairyo Kenkyu Kiko Kokusai Nanoarchitectonics Kenkyu Kyoten, Japan
Yi-Jun Jen, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Zhensheng Jia, Cable Television Laboratories, USA
Antonio Jurado-Navas, University of Malaga, Spain
Tetsuya Kawanishi, Waseda University, Japan
Mukesh Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology, India
Jiun-Haw Lee, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Yan Li, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Peter Liu, State University of NY at Buffalo, USA
Ming Luo, Zhejiang University, China
Muhammad Qasim Mehmood, Information Technology University (ITU) of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
MD. Jarez Miah, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh
S.M.Abdur Razzak, Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh
Anurag Sharma, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Chao Shen, Fudan University, China
Lei Shi, Fudan University, China
Zachary Smith, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Jingbo Sun, Tsinghua University, China
Eduward Tangdiongga, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Devrim Unay, Izmir Democracy University, Turkey
Georgios Veronis, Louisiana State University, USA
Luca Vincetti, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Shang Wang, Stevens Institute of Technology, USA
Hai Xiao, Clemson University, USA
Shumin Xiao, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
He-Xiu Xu, Air Force Engineering University, China
Yu Yao, Arizona State University, USA
Changyuan Yu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Alessandro Zavatta, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Junwen Zhang, Fudan University, China
Lin Zhang, Tianjin University, China
Xiaobei Zhang, Shanghai University, China
Chao Zhou, Washington University in Saint Louis, USA
Xinxing Zhou, Hunan Normal University, China
Xin Wang, Southeast University, China
Zunaid Omair, Standford University, USA
Haifeng Hu, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China
Shu-Chi Allison Yeh, Harvard Medical School, USA
Maria Fernandez-Ruiz, Universidad de Alala, Spain
Roxana Buga, Ecole Polytechnique Fedrale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Jingxi Li, University of California Los Angeles, USA
Sihan Xie, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Andrea Sgambelluri, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy
Huanyu Song, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, USA
Yang Du, Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology, Germany
IEEE Photonics Journal is a fully Open Access Journal, compliant with funder mandates, including Plan S.
For papers submitted in 2023, the APC is US$1950 plus applicable local taxes.
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Photonics Journal has a waiver policy for authors from low-income countries. Corresponding authors from low-income countries (as classified by the World Bank) are eligible for a 100% waiver on APCs. Corresponding authors from lower-middle-income countries are also eligible for a discount on APCs ranging from 25% to 50% based on the GDP of the country of the corresponding author.
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