Journal Review Criteria

To be accepted for publication in an Optica Publishing Group journal, manuscripts must meet the high quality standards that have been established for reporting original results of interest to the optics and photonics community. After an initial screening by the editors, external reviewers are asked to judge manuscripts based on the criteria described below. For manuscripts that are based on work published in a conference proceedings, reviewers should refer to Optica Publishing Group's guidelines on expanded conference papers.

JournalResearch Article/LetterMini-Review/ReviewTutorialDiscussion/OpinionEngineering and Lab NotesComments and Replies
Advances in Optics and PhotonicsXViewViewXXView
Applied OpticsViewViewXXViewView
Biomedical Optics ExpressViewViewXXXView
JOSA AViewViewViewViewXView
JOSA BViewViewViewXXView
Optical Materials ExpressViewViewXViewXView
Optics ExpressViewViewXXXView
Optics LettersViewXXXXView
Optics ContinuumViewXXXXView
Photonics ResearchViewViewXXXView