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Optical Review

Optical Review

Editor-in-Chief: Takanori Nomura

ISSN: 1349-9432 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10043

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OSJ Young Researcher’s Award

OSJ welcomes contribution from young researchers 

Authors whose papers are published in Optical Review are eligible candidates for the “Young Researcher’s Award of the Optical Society of Japan”.
The Young Researcher’s Award started in 1992 and has been given to young researchers every year by the Optical Society of Japan (OSJ). The recipients are corresponding authors whose papers appeared in Optical Review or Kogaku, a Japanese journal edited by the OSJ. Papers must have been published no more than one year before the award. The researchers must be members of the OSJ and be under 30 years of age on April 1 of the award year. More than 40 young researchers have received the award so far and have continued to work actively in the field of optical research.
The OSJ welcomes candidate papers for the award. Submit your paper now!!

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  • 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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