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Optical Review

Optical Review

Editor-in-Chief: Kazuyoshi Itoh

ISSN: 1349-9432 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10043

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  • Publishes research and review papers in all branches of optics on the bimonthly basis
  • An official journal of the Optical Society of Japan

Optical Review is an international journal presenting top results in optical science and technology. The scope of the journal includes general and physical optics; quantum optics and spectroscopy; information optics; photonics and optoelectronics; lasers; nonlinear optics; optical systems and technologies; optical materials and manufacturing technologies; environmental, biological and space optics; vision; infrared and short wavelength optics; and other optical methods and applications

The international advisory board includes renowned scientists from 24 countries.

Related subjects » Atomic, Molecular, Optical & Plasma Physics - Electronics & Electrical Engineering - Optics & Lasers

Impact Factor: 0.6 (2016) * 

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    2016 Impact Factor
  • 0.600
  • Aims and Scope

    Aims and Scope


    Optical Review is an international journal published by the Optical Society of Japan. The scope of the journal is:   


    ・General and physical optics

    ・Quantum optics and spectroscopy

    ・Information optics

    ・Photonics and optoelectronics

    ・Biomedical photonics and biological optics


    ・Nonlinear optics

    ・Optical systems and technologies

    ・Optical materials and manufacturing technologies


    ・Infrared and short wavelength optics

    ・Cross-disciplinary areas such as environmental, energy, food, agriculture and space technologies

    ・Other optical methods and applications


    The journal aims to publish top results and the progress in all fields of optical science and technology.


    It appeals to all researchers and practitioners in optical sciences and technologies. The international advisory board is formed by world-wide appreciated scientists from 24 countries.
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