Photonics is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science and technology of optics and photonics, published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusSCIE (Web of Science), Inspec, CAPlus / SciFinder, and other databases.
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 15.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • 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.
  • Companion journal: Optics.
Impact Factor: 2.4 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.4 (2022)
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Topic in Entropy, Photonics, Physics, Plasma, Universe, Fractal Fract, Condensed Matter
Applications of Photonics, Laser, Plasma and Radiation Physics Topic Editors: Viorel-Puiu Paun, Eugen Radu, Maricel Agop, Mircea Olteanu
Deadline: 30 March 2024
Topic in Drones, Electronics, Land, Photonics, Remote Sensing, Sensors
Hyperspectral Imaging and Signal Processing Topic Editors: Yinnian Liu, Bing Zhang, Liangpei Zhang, Chenchao Xiao, Yueming Wang, Yongguang Zhang, Qingli Li, Yuwei Chen, Jianxin Jia, Mingyang Zhang
Deadline: 31 March 2024
Topic in Materials, Nanomaterials, Photonics, Polymers, Applied Sciences, Sensors
Optical and Optoelectronic Properties of Materials and Their Applications Topic Editors: Zhiping Luo, Gibin George, Navadeep Shrivastava
Deadline: 20 May 2024
Topic in Applied Sciences, JMMP, Materials, Photonics, Plasma
Hybrid and Heterogeneous Integration on Photonic Circuits Topic Editors: Joan Manel Ramírez, Carlos Alberto Alonso-Ramos
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Special Issue in Photonics
Photonic Crystals: Physics and Devices Guest Editors: Feng Wu, Haitao Jiang, Shuyuan Xiao
Deadline: 10 March 2024
Special Issue in Photonics
Fiber Lasers and Fiber Sensors Guest Editors: Daru Chen, Hongyan Fu, Dongmei Huang
Deadline: 30 March 2024
Special Issue in Photonics
Metrology at High-Power Laser Facilities: Primary and Secondary Laser-Driven Sources Guest Editors: Daniel Ursescu, Zsolt Divéki, Uddhab Chaulagain, Gabriele Maria Grittani, Michael Ehret
Deadline: 10 April 2024
Special Issue in Photonics
Organic and Hybrid Optoelectronic Materials and Devices Guest Editors: Aung Ko Ko Kyaw, Tao Ye
Deadline: 20 April 2024
Topical Collection in Photonics
Advances in 3OM: Opto-Mechatronics, Opto-Mechanics, and Optical Metrology Collection Editors: Virgil-Florin Duma, Guillermo Garcia-Torales, Tomohiko Hayakawa
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