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Managing Editor: Sorger, Volker

IMPACT FACTOR 2015: 4.333
5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 5.372

Rank 9 out of 90 in category Optics, 20 out of 145 in Applied Physics, 24 out of 83 in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology and 42 out of 271 in Materials Science, Multidisciplinary in the 2015 Thomson Reuters Journal Citation Report/Science Edition

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    Highly Cited Papers*

    Low-loss, infrared and terahertz nanophotonics using surface phonon polaritons
    by: Caldwell, Joshua D.; Lindsay, Lucas; Giannini, Vincenzo; et al.
    Nanophotonics Volume: 4 Issue: 1 Pages: 44-68 Published: APR 2015

    Label-free detection with high-Q microcavities: a review of biosensing mechanisms for integrated devices
    by: Vollmer, Frank; Yang, Lan
    Nanophotonics Volume: 1 Issue: 3-4 Pages: 267-291 Published: 2012

    * A highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of the academic field of Physics based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year. (Data from Essential Science Indicators℠)

    Aims and Scope

    Nanophotonics covers recent international research results, specific developments in the field and novel applications. It belongs to the top journals in the field. Nanophotonics focuses on the interaction of photons with nano-structures, such as carbon nano-tubes, nano metal particles, nano crystals, semiconductor nano dots, photonic crystals, tissue and DNA. The journal covers the latest developments for physicists, engineers and material scientists, working in fields related to:

    • Plasmonics: metallic nanostructures and their optical properties
    • Meta materials, fundamentals and applications
    • Nanophotonic concepts and devices for solar energy harvesting and conversion
    • Near-field optical microscopy
    • Nanowaveguides and devices
    • Nano Lasers
    • Nanostructures, nanoparticles, nanotubes, nanowires, nanofibers
    • Photonic crystals
    • Integrated silicon photonics
    • Semiconductor quantum dots
    • Quantum optics & Quantum information
    • Ultrafast and nonlinear pulse propagation in nano materials and structures
    • Light-matter interaction, optical manipulation techniques
    • Nano-biophotonics
    • Optofluidics
    • Optomechanics
    • System applications based on nanophotonic devices
    • Nanofabrication techniques, thin film processing, self-assembly


    Type of Publication:

    Physicists, Engineers and Material Scientists, in public and private research.

    Submission of Manuscripts

    Instructions for Authors

    Nanophotonics is Open Access.

    Authors benefit from timely, detailed and critical peer review and rapid publication.
    Thanks to Open Access all articles are freely available worldwide. An Article Processing Charge will apply.

    The editors would like to invite submissions for this journal:

    • Please submit your manuscript online at http://www.editorialmanager.com/nanoph.
    • Publication of color figures is provided free of charge.
    • Online publication for all papers accepted after peer reviewing.
    • Rapid publication times: max 3 weeks from acceptance to online publication.
    • High quality manuscript processing.
    • Your paper is freely available worldwide through Open Access.
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    Abstracting & Indexing

    Nanophotonics is covered by the following services:

    • Astrophysics Data System (ADS)
    • Baidu Scholar
    • Celdes
    • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) - CAplus
    • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
    • CNPIEC
    • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
    • EBSCO (relevant databases)
    • EBSCO Discovery Service
    • Elsevier - Compendex
    • Elsevier - Engineering Village
    • Elsevier - Reaxys
    • Elsevier - SCOPUS
    • Genamics JournalSeek
    • Google Scholar
    • INIST Institut de l’Information Scientifique et Technique
    • Inspec
    • J-Gate
    • JournalTOCs
    • Naviga (Softweco)
    • Primo Central (ExLibris)
    • ProQuest (relevant databases)
    • ReadCube
    • ResearchGate
    • SCImago (SJR)
    • Sherpa/RoMEO
    • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
    • TDOne (TDNet)
    • TEMA Technik und Management
    • Thomson Reuters - Current Contents/Engineering, Computing, and Technology
    • Thomson Reuters - Current Contents/Physical, Chemical and Earth Sciences
    • Thomson Reuters - Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition
    • Thomson Reuters - Science Citation Index Expanded
    • Ulrich's Periodicals Directory/ulrichsweb
    • WorldCat (OCLC)

    Editorial Information

    Publishing Editor
    Dennis Couwenberg
    E-mail: dcouwenberg@nanophotonics-journal.com

    Managing Editor
    Volker Sorger,
    The George Washington University, USA

    Editorial Board

    Javier Garcia de Abajo, IQFR-CSIC, Spain
    Mark Brongersma, Stanford University, USA
    Federico Capasso, Harvard University, USA (Founding Editor)
    Jennifer Dionne, Stanford University, USA
    Nader Engheta, University of Pennsylvania, USA
    Shaya Fainman, UC San Diego, USA
    Harald Giessen, University of Stuttgart, Germany
    Michael Hochberg, University of Washington, USA
    Ning Li, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA
    Tony Low, University of Minnesota, USA
    Masaya Notomi, NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Japan
    Rupert Oulton, Imperial College London, UK
    Stefano Palomba, University of Sydney, Australia
    Vladimir Shalaev, Purdue University, USA
    Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford University, USA
    Hongxing Xu, Chinese Institute of Physics, China
    Anatoly Zayats, King's College London, UK
    Xiang Zhang, UC Berkeley, USA
    Nikolay Zheludev, University of Southampton, UK

    Associate Editorial Board

    Rashid Zia, Brown University, USA
    Takuo Tanaka, RIKEN, Japan
    Volker Sorger, George Washington University, USA
    Romain Quidant, ICFO, Spain
    Lev T. Perelman, Harvard Medical School, USA
    Aydogan Ozcan, UCLA, USA
    Evghenii Narimanov, Purdue University, USA
    Michal Lipson, Cornell University, USA
    Uriel Levy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    Frank Koppens, ICFO, Spain
    Pierre Berini, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Andrea Alu, University of Texas at Austin, USA


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    • Amazing editorial board! But why cannot be indexed by SCIE (ISI)? Anyway, I wish a great success to this journal.

      posted by: Tony on 2013-12-11 01:49 PM (America/New_York)