|2014||Photonics released its inaugural issue and was published as a quarterly journal.|
|2016||Photonics was covered by the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI—Web of Science).
Photonics published 21 papers in the Special Issue on Quantum Cascade Lasers—Advances and New Applications, edited by Photonics Editorial Board member, Prof. Dr. Manijeh Razeghi.
|2017||Photonics was indexed in Scopus, starting from Volume 1.|
|2018||Photonics received its first CiteScore of 1.96 (2017 Scopus data).|
|2019||Photonics was covered by the Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE—Web of Science).
Photonic’s CiteScore (2018 Scopus data) was 2.16.
|2020||Photonics’s CiteScore (2019 Scopus data) was 2.90.
Photonics received its first Impact Factor: 2.140, ranking 48/97 (Q2) in the category ‘OPTICS’.
The journal was divided into eight topical sections: Biophotonics and Biomedical Optics, Optical Communication and Network, Optoelectronics and Optical Materials, Lasers, Light Sources and Sensors, Optical Interaction Science, Quantum Photonics and Technologies, Data-Science Based Techniques in Photonics, New Applications Enabled by Photonics Technologies and Systems.
Prof. Dr. Sergio Fantini was nominated as Associate Editor by the Editor-in-Chief.
|2021||Photonics changed to a monthly publication schedule.|
|2014 to date||Founding Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Nelson Tansu|
|2020 to date||Section Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Huabei Jiang for Section “Biophotonics and Biomedical Optics”
Section Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Francesco Prudenzano for Section “Lasers, Light Sources and Sensors”