Aims and scope
Rapid progress in optics and photonics has broadened its application enormously into many branches, including information and communication technology, security, sensing, bio- and medical sciences, healthcare and chemistry.
Recent achievements in other sciences have allowed continual discovery of new natural mysteries and formulation of challenging goals for optics that require further development of modern concepts and running fundamental research.
The Journal of the European Optical Society – Rapid Publications (JEOS:RP) aims to tackle all of the aforementioned points in the form of prompt, scientific, high-quality communications that report on the latest findings. It presents emerging technologies and outlining strategic goals in optics and photonics.
The journal covers both fundamental and applied topics, including but not limited to:
- Classical and quantum optics
- Light/matter interaction
- Optical communication
- Micro- and nanooptics
- Nonlinear optical phenomena
- Optical materials
- Optical metrology
- Optical spectroscopy
- Colour research
- Nano and metamaterials
- Modern photonics technology
- Optical engineering, design and instrumentation
- Optical applications in bio-physics and medicine
- Interdisciplinary fields using photonics, such as in energy, climate change and cultural heritage
The journal aims to provide readers with recent and important achievements in optics/photonics and, as its name suggests, it strives for the shortest possible publication time.
The European Optical Society, EOS, is a non-profit society, an umbrella organization for the national optical learned societies (NOS) around Europe, and a platform for individuals. Its mission is to bring together and encourage the cooperation of all with an interest in optics, photonics and related scientific fields, to make practical use of research results, and to support the industrial exploitation of optics. EOS members extend from Europe to all over the world. Among other benefits, EOS members receive a substantial reduction in their publication fees in JEOS:RP.