International Journal of Optics

About this Journal

Aims and scope

International Journal of Optics publishes papers on the nature of light, its properties and behaviours, and its interaction with matter. The journal considers both fundamental and highly applied studies, especially those that promise technological solutions for the next generation of systems and devices. As well as original research, International Journal of Optics also publishes focused review articles that examine the state of the art, identify emerging trends, and suggest future directions for developing fields.

    Bibliographic information

    ISSN: 1687-9384 (Print)

    ISSN: 1687-9392 (Online)

    DOI: 10.1155/3839

    Journal title history

    • International Journal of Optics 2009–Current
    • Advances in Nonlinear Optics 2008–2009 (Merged)
    • Research Letters in Optics 2008–2009 (Merged)

      Open Access

      International Journal of Optics is an open access journal. All articles are immediately available to read and reuse upon publication. More information about our Open Access policy can be found on our copyright page.


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          International Journal of Optics
           Journal metrics
          Acceptance rate26%
          Submission to final decision73 days
          Acceptance to publication36 days
          Journal Citation Indicator0.250
          Impact Factor1.033

          Article of the Year Award: Outstanding research contributions of 2020, as selected by our Chief Editors. Read the winning articles.