Photonics Research

About Photonics Research

  • Aims and Scope

    Photonics Research (PR) is co-published by Chinese Laser Press (CLP) at the Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (SIOM) and The Optical Society (OSA). PR disseminates fundamental and applied research progress in optics and photonics.

    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.

Key Journal Metrics

  • Impact Factor: 6.099 (ranked 10th out of 97 journals)*

    Google Scholar h5-index: 48†

    Median Time to Publication: 117 days

    *According to Optics category rankings in the 2019 Journal Citation Reports® (Clarivate Analytics, 2020)

    †July 2019 Google Scholar Optics & Photonics Top Publications.

    Photonics Research is accessible in the CLP Publishing platform and the OSA Publishing platform. For more information, you may email or

Editorial Board

  • Editor-in-Chief

    Lan Yang, Washington University, St. Louis, USA

  • Deputy Editor

    Cun-Zheng Ning, Tsinghua University, China

  • Associate Editors

    Eric Cassan, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies, Université Paris-Sud, France

    Nunzio Cennamo, University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Italy

    Giuseppe D'Aguanno, The Johns Hopkins University-Applied Physics Lab, USA

    Chun-Hua Dong, University of Science and Technology of China, China

    Yan Feng, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, CAS, China

    Weibo Gao, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Frederic Gardes, University of Southampton, UK

    Li Ge, City University of New York, USA

    Yong-Zhen Huang, Institute of Semiconductors, CAS, China

    Xianmin Jin, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

    Yuri Kivshar, Australian National University, Australia

    Hao-Chung (Henry) Kuo, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

    Xiaohang Li, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia

    Di Liang, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA

    Jinyang Liang, Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS), Universite du Quebec, Canada

    Huiyun Liu, University College London, UK

    Zhiwen Liu, Pennsylvania State University, USA

    Ryuji Morita, Hokkaido University, Japan

    Cheng-Wei Qiu, National University of Singapore, Singapore

    Stephan Reitzenstein, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

    Kebin Shi, Peking University, China

    Zhipei Sun, Aalto University, Finland

    Jingbi You, Institute of Semiconductors, CAS, China

Past Editorial Board Members

Contact Information

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  • General Inquiry:

    Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 390 Qinghe Rd., Jiading, P. O. Box 800-211, 201800, Shanghai, China


    Tel: 0086-21-69918428

    Fax: 0086-21-69918705