Optics Letters Journal Impact Factor & Information

Publisher: Optical Society of America, Optical Society of America

Journal description

Optics Letters offers rapid dissemination of new results in all areas of optics with short, original, peer-reviewed communications. Edited by Anthony M. Johnson of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, OL covers the latest research in optical science, including atmospheric optics, quantum electronics, Fourier optics, integrated optics, and fiber optics. Criteria used in determining acceptability of contributions include newsworthiness to a substantial part of the optics community and the effect of rapid publication on the research of others. This journal, published twice each month, is where readers look for the latest discoveries in optics.

Current impact factor: 3.18

Impact Factor Rankings

2015 Impact Factor Available summer 2015
2013 / 2014 Impact Factor 3.179
2012 Impact Factor 3.385
2011 Impact Factor 3.399
2010 Impact Factor 3.316
2009 Impact Factor 3.059
2008 Impact Factor 3.772
2007 Impact Factor 3.711
2006 Impact Factor 3.598
2005 Impact Factor 3.599
2004 Impact Factor 3.882
2003 Impact Factor 3.395
2002 Impact Factor 3.511
2001 Impact Factor 3.195
2000 Impact Factor 2.989
1999 Impact Factor 3.537
1998 Impact Factor 2.951
1997 Impact Factor 2.487
1996 Impact Factor 2.246
1995 Impact Factor 2.627
1994 Impact Factor 2.525
1993 Impact Factor 2.449
1992 Impact Factor 2.52

Impact factor over time

Impact factor

Additional details

5-year impact 3.30
Cited half-life 6.50
Immediacy index 0.71
Eigenfactor 0.13
Article influence 1.15
Website Optics Letters website
Other titles Optics letters (Online), Optics letters, Optics Infobase
ISSN 1539-4794
OCLC 37350310
Material type Document, Periodical, Internet resource
Document type Internet Resource, Computer File, Journal / Magazine / Newspaper

Publisher details

Optical Society of America

  • Pre-print
    • Author can archive a pre-print version
  • Post-print
    • Author can archive a post-print version
  • Conditions
    • On author's personal website, institutional website or e-print servers, including in arXiv
    • Non-Commercial
    • Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged with set statement (see policy)
    • Set statement to accompany deposit (see policy)
    • NIH authors only may deposit in PubMed Central
    • Authors may comply with government funding agency requirements, after 12 months embargo
    • Must link to publisher version
    • Closed access institutional repository deposit is also allowed
  • Classification
    ​ green

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