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Journal of Photonics for Energy

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

Editorial Board

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.

Scope

Materials and Concepts:

  • Novel photonic materials for renewable energy 
  • Innovative photonic concepts for renewable energy (e.g., light harvesting, light management, antireflective materials, plasmonic structures)

Devices:

  • Photovoltaic devices (including thin film and organic semiconductors) 
  • Photonic devices for efficient harvesting and conversion of solar energy (e.g., thermophotovoltaics, photoelectrochemical solar cells) 
  • Solar thermal and concentrator technology (e.g., thermoelectrics, mirrors, optics) 
  • Energy-efficient photonic devices (e.g., solid-state lighting, flat-panel displays) 
  • Sensors to measure, control, and regulate energy

Efficient Energy Usage:

  • Photonic technologies for monitoring energy usage 
  • Photonic technologies for monitoring exhaust gases and pollutants 
  • Measurement techniques for energy technologies 
  • Photonics in process control (e.g., for more energy-efficient production processes) 
  • Photonics in production of renewable energy devices and applications

Applications:

  • Photonic sensors in power plants and buildings 
  • Photonics in buildings (e.g., lighting, sensing, control systems, integrated photovoltaics)

If you are interested in submitting a manuscript to the Journal of Photonics for Energy, please read our guidelines for authors.

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JPE Video Intro Introduction to the Journal of Photonics for Energy from the Editor-in-Chief, Zakya Kafafi.

Abstracting and Indexing

  • Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Current Contents Connect - Physical, Chemical, & Earth Sciences
  • Current Contents Connect - Engineering, Computing, & Technology
  • Ei Compendex
  • Inspec
  • Scopus
  • Chemical Abstracts

Editorial Office

Contact the Journal of Photonics for Energy staff at:

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


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JPE Facts and Figures

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*:1.366
5-Year Impact Factor*: 1.407
Subject Category Rankings*: 48th out of 86 journals in Optics; 86th out of 143 journals in Applied Physics; 147th out of 259 journals in Multidisciplinary Materials Science.
*Source: 2014 Web of ScienceTM Data
h5-index: 10


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