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Journal of Photonics for Energy

Zakya H. Kafafi
Founding Editor and Editor-in-Chief

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The Journal of Photonics for Energy (JPE) is an e-journal that covers fundamental and applied research areas focused on the applications of photonics for renewable energy harvesting, conversion, storage, distribution, monitoring, consumption, and efficient usage.

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E-ISSN: 1947-7988
Publisher: SPIE
Frequency: Annual (1 volume/year); articles published continuously throughout the year.
Year started: 2011
Format: Online only
Impact Factor: 1.381*
Subject Category Rankings: 41st out of 82 journals in Optics; 74th out of 136 journals in Applied Physics; 125th out of 251 journals in Multidisciplinary Materials Science.*
h5-index: 10

* 2014 Release of Journal Citation Reports with "Source: 2013 Web of Science data." Journal Citation Reports is a registered trademark of Thomson Reuters. All rights reserved.
† h5-index is the h-index for articles published in the last 5 complete years. It is the largest number h such that h articles published in 2009-2013 have at least h citations each (from Google Scholar)

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P.O. Box 10
Bellingham, WA 98227-0010 USA
tel: +1 360 676 3290
fax: +1 360 647 1445



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