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Editor In Chief: Volker Sorger

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

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Supplementary Materials

Volume 9 (2020): Issue 16 (Dec 2020)

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 https://mc.manuscriptcentral.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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Instructions for Authors, Templates and Forms
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Federico Capasso, Harvard University, USA


Volker Sorger, George Washington University, USA


Daniel Brunner, FEMTO-ST Institute, France
Jonathan Fan, Stanford University, USA
Yuri Kivshar, Australian National University, Australia
Jonathan Klamkin, UC Santa Barbara, USA
Matthew A. Pelton, University of Maryland, USA
Han Wang, University of Southern California, USA
Lei Zhou, Fudan University, China
Jia Zhu, Nanjing University, China


Javier Garcia de Abajo, IQFR-CSIC, Spain
Andrea Alu, City University of New York, USA
Dimitri Basov, Columbia University, USA
Mark Brongersma, Stanford University, USA
Jennifer Dionne, Stanford University, USA
Nader Engheta, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Shaya Fainman, UC San Diego, USA
Shanghui Fan, Stanford University, USA
Harald Giessen, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Michael Hochberg, University of Washington, USA
Frank Koppens, ICFO, Spain
Uriel Levy, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Ning Li, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA
Michal Lipson, Cornell University, USA
Tony Low, University of Minnesota, USA
Asger Mortensen, DKU, Denmark
Evghenii Narimanov, Purdue University, USA
Masaya Notomi, NTT Basic Research Laboratories, Japan
Rupert Oulton, Imperial College London, UK
Aydogan Ozcan, UCLA, USA
Romain Quidant, ICFO, Spain
Vladimir Shalaev, Purdue University, USA
Takuo Tanaka, RIKEN, Japan
Jelena Vuckovic, Stanford University, USA
Hongxing Xu, Wuhan University, China
Anatoly Zayats, King’s College London, UK
Xiang Zhang, UC Berkeley, USA
Nikolay Zheludev, University of Southampton, UK

Journal Manager
Holger Kleessen, DeGruyter, Germany
E-mail: nanophotonics.editorial@degruyter.com




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