Optics Communications

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Optics Communications  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
Opt. Commun.
Discipline Modern optics
Language English
Edited by B.J. Eggleton, S. Maier, B.C. Sanders, and W. Schleich
Publication details
North-Holland Pub. Co. (an Elsevier imprint) (Netherlands)
Publication history
Frequency Biweekly
ISSN 0030-4018
LCCN 77014636
OCLC no. 1761347

Optics Communications is a peer-reviewed rapid-publication scientific journal published by Elsevier. It reports on all fields of optical science and technology. Articles are available since year 1969. According to the Library of Congress, and CASSI: Vol.1 No. 1 of this journal was issued in April 1969.


The journal covers the following subjects:[1][2]

  • Physical optics
  • Optical information and image processing
  • Guided wave optics
  • Atomic and molecular physics
  • Optical properties of condensed and soft matter
  • Quantum optics
  • Lasers and Laser Applications
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Nano and Micro optics
  • Matter waves
  • Quantum information
  • Bio and medical optics

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

According to the 2009 Journal Citation Reports, the journal has an impact factor of 1.316. In addition, it is indexed in the following databases:[3]


  1. ^ Home page. Elsevier. 2010
  2. ^ Guide for Authors List of index topics. Elsevier. 2010
  3. ^ Abstracting and indexing. Elsevier. 2010