Advanced Optical Materials

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Advanced Optical Materials  
Cover Advanced Optical Materials 01-2013.jpeg
Discipline Materials Science and Optical science
Language English
Edited by Peter Gregory
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency biweekly
Standard abbreviations
Adv. Opt. Mater.
ISSN 2195-1071

Advanced Optical Materials, is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Wiley-VCH. It was launched as an independent journal in January 2013, after a section with the same name having been published since March 2012 in the journal Advanced Materials. Initiated as monthly, the journal moved to biweekly in 2017. Its scope is all aspects of light-matter interactions. Peter Gregory is the founding and acting chief editor.[1]

Aims and scope[edit]

Publishing formats are three or four page (short) communications, detailed full papers, review articles, progress reports and essays with the same specifications as for the sister-journal Advanced Materials. In 2013 the journal published 12 issues containing 126 articles and two reviews.[2] The stated purpose of the journal is to communicate significant discoveries which advance the fields of photonics, plasmonics, and metamaterials and important results in fundamental research.[3]

The section Advanced Optical Materials in the Journal Advanced Materials also covered topics related to these fields such as optical structures and devices of various scales. Complimentary topics included coatings, fluorescent materials, detectors, optical data storage, holography, laser materials, miniature resonators and cavities, fabrication methods, and other devices and principles.[4]


Research areas covered in the journal include[3]

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Advanced Optical Materials is indexed in the following databases:

Due to its recent launch in 2013, Advanced Optical Materials has received its first Journal Citation Reports impact factor of 4.062 for the year 2014, as published in June 2015.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Advanced Optical Materials - Overview". Advanced Optical Materials. Wiley V.C.H. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  2. ^ "Web of Science". Web of Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2014-06-27. (Subscription required (help)). 
  3. ^ a b "Advanced Optical Materials - Aims and Scope". Advanced Optical Materials. Wiley V.C.H. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  4. ^ "Scope of Advanced Optical Materials" (PDF flyer). Wiley Online Library. March 3, 2012. Retrieved 2012-06-11. 

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