Photonics — Open Access Journal

Photonics (ISSN 2304-6732; CODEN: PHOTC5) is an international scientific peer-reviewed open access journal on the science and technology of optics and photonics, published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: covered by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE - Web of Science), Scopus (2019 CiteScore: 2.9), and other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 1.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 2.140 (2019)
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Special Issue in Photonics
Optical Nanoantennas Guest Editor: Alex Krasnok
Deadline: 31 October 2020
Special Issue in Photonics
Optical Parametric Amplifiers Guest Editors: Nick Doran, Filipe Ferreira, Vladimir Gordienko
Deadline: 1 December 2020
Special Issue in Photonics
Optical Fiber Interferometric Sensors: New Production Methodologies and Novel Applications Guest Editors: Paulo André, Nélia J. Alberto, Maria de Fátima Domingues
Deadline: 15 December 2020
Special Issue in Photonics
Bound States in the Continuum in Photonics Guest Editor: Andrey Bogdanov
Deadline: 31 December 2020
Topical Collection in Photonics
Visible Light Communication (VLC) Collection Editors: Paul Haigh, Chen Chen
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