Lighting Research & Technology

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Lighting Research & Technology  
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Former names
International Journal of Lighting Research and Technology, Transactions of the Illuminating Engineering Society
Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Lighting Res. Technol.
Discipline Engineering
Language English
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Quarterly
ISSN 1477-1535 (print)
1477-0938 (web)
LCCN 2001252688
OCLC no. 516681060

Lighting Research & Technology is a peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all aspects of light and lighting. Its editor-in-chief is David Carter (Society of Light and Lighting). It was established in 1969 and is published by Sage Publications on behalf of the Society of Light and Lighting (part of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers).

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in Scopus and the Science Citation Index Expanded. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2013 impact factor is 1.485, ranking it 35th out of 82 journals in the category "Optics"[1] and 14th out of 58 journals in the category "Construction & Building Technology".[2]


  1. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Optics". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.) (Thomson Reuters). 2014. 
  2. ^ "Journals Ranked by Impact: Construction & Building Technology". 2013 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.) (Thomson Reuters). 2014. 

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