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Photonics Research

Editor-in-Chief: Zhiping (James) Zhou
Professor at Peking University
ISSN: 2327-9125

The Optical Society (OSA) and the Chinese Laser Press (CLP) have partnered to launch a new peer-reviewed journal publishing theoretical and applied research progress in optics and photonics. Photonics Research debuted in June 2013, joining OSA's portfolio of high-quality, peer-reviewed journals.

  • Published in English
  • Open access online with subscription-based print edition available in China
  • Bi-monthly frequency
  • Professional composition and timely publication
  • Accessible in OSA's Optics InfoBase and Chinese Laser Press OpticsJournal.net platform

Topics include, but are not limited to, lasers, LEDs and other light sources; fiber optics and optical communications; imaging, detectors and sensors; novel materials and engineered structures; optical data storage and displays; plasmonics; quantum optics; diffractive optics and guided optics; medical optics and biophotonics; ultraviolet and x-rays; terahertz technology.

Learn more from the Photonics Research announcement 25 Sept 2012 press release. Contact prjournal@osa.org or prjournal@siom.ac.cn with questions or for more information.

Submission Instructions

Photonics Research authors should follow the manuscript preparation guidelines for Applied Optics/JOSA. Publication charges will be waived for articles submitted during the first year.

(1) Consult the appropriate Style Guide and prepare your manuscript in one of the accepted formats (Word or TeX). Prepare your multimedia files, if any.

(2) Review the Copyright Transfer guidelines. Copyright Transfer is the first step in the online submission site. If you are not authorized to transfer copyright electronically, please print the form for signature by an authorized agent and return to Chinese Laser Press.

(3) Click below to enter the online submission system, complete the submission form, upload your manuscript with embedded figures, and upload any multimedia files.

Note: Authors who do not have an OSA account will be able to create one before beginning the submission process. Please do not create a new account if you have previous OSA activity.

Editorial Board


Zhiping (James) Zhou
Peking University

Deputy Editor

Michael A. Fiddy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA

Associate Editors

Xianfeng Chen, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Claire Gu, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Satoshi Iwamoto, University of Tokyo, Japan
Jurgen Michel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Boris Mizaikoff, University of Ulm, Germany
Takashige Omatsu, Chiba University, Japan
Yikai Su, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Stefano Trillo, Universita degli Studi di Ferrara, Italy
Hon Ki Tsang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Zhengyuan Xu, Tsinghua University, China

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