Aims & Scope

Light: Science & Applications (LSA) seeks to promote research from all aspects of optics and photonics, including basic, applied and engineering research and applications. This journal will primarily publish new research results in cutting-edge and emerging topics in optics and photonics, as well as covering traditional topics in optical engineering. The journal will publish original articles and reviews that are of high quality, high interest and far-reaching consequence. Light: Science & Applications is an open access, online-only journal.

Topics of particular interest within the journal's scope include, but are not limited to, those listed below:

  • Biophotonics and Medical Optics
  • Fiber Optics and Optical Communications
  • Green Photonics
  • Integrated and Optoelectronics Devices
  • Lasers and Laser Optics
  • Micro- and Nano-photonics
  • Nonlinear Optics and Ultrafast Optics
  • Optical Imaging and Display
  • Optical Materials, Metamaterials and Photonic Crystals
  • Optical Memory and Data Storage
  • Optical Metrology and Detection
  • Optical Spectroscopy
  • Quantum Optics and Quantum Information