Optics Communications

Optics Communications
Optics Communications  
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Abbreviated title (ISO) Opt Commun
Discipline Modern optics
Language English
Edited by B.J. Eggleton, S. Maier, B.C. Sanders, and W. Schleich
Publication details
Publisher North-Holland Pub. Co. (an Elsevier imprint) (Netherlands)
Publication history 1969-present
Frequency Biweekly
Open access partly
Impact factor
ISSN 0030-4018
LCCN 77014636
OCLC number 1761347

Optics Communications is a peer-reviewed rapid-publication scientific journal published by Elsevier. It reports on all fields of optical science and technology. Articles are available since year 1969. According to the Library of Congress, and CASSI: Vol.1 No. 1 of this journal was issued in April 1969.


The journal covers the following subjects:[1][2]

  • Physical optics
  • Optical information and image processing
  • Guided wave optics
  • Atomic and molecular physics
  • Optical properties of condensed and soft matter
  • Quantum optics
  • Lasers and Laser Applications
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Nano and Micro optics
  • Matter waves
  • Quantum information
  • Bio and medical optics

Abstracting and indexing

According to the 2009 Journal Citation Reports, the journal has an impact factor of 1.316. In addition, it is indexed in the following databases:[3]


  1. ^ Home page. Elsevier. 2010
  2. ^ Guide for Authors List of index topics. Elsevier. 2010
  3. ^ Abstracting and indexing. Elsevier. 2010

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