• IMPACT FACTOR 2021: 7.923
  • 5-year IMPACT FACTOR: 8.606
  • Rank 11 out of 101 in category Optics, 25 out of 161 in Applied Physics, 73 out 345 in Materials Science, Multidisciplinary and 34 out of 109 in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology in the 2021 Journal Citation Report
  • In co-publication with Science Wise Publishing

Aims and Scope

Nanophotonics covers recent international research results, specific developments in the field and novel applications. Every issue contains a balanced combination of invited review articles, regular articles, letters and opinionated reports. 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