Optics is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on optics published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access—free to download, share, and reuse content. Authors receive recognition for their contribution when the paper is reused.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18.8 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.1 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: APC discount vouchers, optional signed peer review, and reviewer names published annually in the journal.
  • Optics is a companion journal of Photonics.
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Topic in Biosensors, Chemosensors, Optics, Photonics, Sensors
Advances in Optical Sensors Topic Editors: Jeroen Missinne, Geert Van Steenberge, Thomas Geernaert
Deadline: 31 March 2023
Special Issue in Optics
Frontiers in Ultrafast Spectroscopy Techniques Applied to Novel Materials Guest Editor: Mihalis Fakis
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Optics
New Frontiers in Laser Welding Guest Editor: Cheolhee Kim
Deadline: 15 June 2022
Special Issue in Optics
Laser-Assisted Micro- and Nano-Fabrications Guest Editor: David A. Willis
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Special Issue in Optics
Recent Developments in Novel Solid State Lasers Guest Editors: Marco Lamperti, Riccardo Gotti
Deadline: 31 July 2022
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