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Aims and scope

Aims and scope

PhotoniX aims to present brave endeavors in promoting X-disciplinary research, latest progress of engineering applications and breakthroughs in scientific discoveries, all enabled by photonics. Original scientific letters, articles, reviews, and technology progress reports are equally welcome.

The journal focuses on the enabling power of photonics, with topics including but not limited to:

  • Light manipulation and applications, beam propagation and steering techniques
  • Optical communication, storage, information processing and computing
  • Photonics for big data and artificial intelligence
  • Astrophotonics and aero-space optics
  • Optical sensing technologies
  • Terahertz and X-ray optics
  • Green technologies
  • Small-scale optics
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Optoelectronics
  • Meta optics
  • Bionics

Affiliated with

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Chinese Society for Optical Engineering

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Tsinghua University

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University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

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Westlake University


Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    19.818 - 2-year Impact Factor (2021)
    19.818 - 5-year Impact Factor (2021)

    Speed
    25 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    54 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    Usage 
    74,309 downloads (2021)

This journal is indexed by

o    Science Citation Index Expanded 
o    DOAJ
o    CNKI
o    Dimensions
o    EBSCO Discovery Service
o    Google Scholar
o    Naver
o    OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
o    ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
o    ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
o    TD Net Discovery Service
o    Portico
o    INSPEC
o    Current Contents/Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences
o    Current Contents/Engineering, Computing and Technology
o    CNPIEC
o    CLOCKSS