Laser & Photonics Reviews

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Editor: Katja Paff

Impact Factor: 8.008

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 4/87 (Optics); 10/144 (Physics Applied); 10/67 (Physics Condensed Matter)

Online ISSN: 1863-8899

Associated Title(s): Advanced Optical Materials, Journal of Biophotonics


Aims and Scope

Laser & Photonics Reviews publishes top-quality review articles, original papers and letters covering the current range of laser physics and photonics, both theoretical and experimental, from recent breakthrough research to specific developments and novel applications.

Main Areas of Interest:

  • Photonic Materials
  • Nanophotonics
  • Ultrafast Optics and Ultrashort Pulses
  • Laser Metrology and Spectroscopy
  • Laser Cooling and Ultracold Gases
  • Quantum Communication and Cryptography
  • Laser Applications in Life Sciences and Medicine
  • Laser Matter Interaction
  • Semiconductor Photonics
  • Fibre Lasers
  • Biophotonics
  • Plasmonics
  • Optofluidics
  • Optomechanics
  • Metamaterials
  • Nanolasers
  • Photonic Crystals
  • Laser Material Processing
  • Integrated Silicon Photonics
  • Optics in Telecommunication

New Impact Factor 2014: Laser & Photonics Reviews has an Impact Factor of 8.008, and is placed as the #4 journal in Optics and ranking among the Top 10 in Applied Physics and Physics Condensed Matters.

ISSN: 1863-8880 (print). 1863-8899 (online).

Volume 10. 6 Issues in 2016.

How to cite: To make sure that references to this journal are correctly recorded and resolved (for example in CrossRef, PubMed, or ISI Web of Knowledge), please use the following abbreviated title in any citations: "Laser Photonics Rev." (punctuation may vary according to the style of the citing journal).


Applied Physicists, Theoretical Physicists, Laser Specialists, Optical Engineers, Scientists working in the optical industry and laboratories


laser, photonics, reviews, quantum electronics, nonlinear materials, nanophotonics, ultrafast optics, ultrashort pulses, laser metrology, laser spectroscopy, laser cooling, ultracold gases, fibre lasers, semiconductor photonics, ultracold gases, quantum crystalography, optical industry
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