Open Access

Open Access Rights Management

All open access articles will be published under the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY).

CC BY allows authors to retain the copyright of their article and permit a very broad range of reuse. Under CC BY, reuse for commercial purposes or to create derivative works is permitted, and authors are responsible for protecting their content from possible abuses such as infringement and plagiarism.

Publishing open access requires payment of an open access article processing charge (APC).

Open Access Article Processing Charges

IEEE Photonics Journal is a fully Open Access Journal, compliant with funder mandates, including Plan S.

The article processing charge (APC) are:

 20% Discount5% Discount 
PagesSociety MemberIEEE MemberNon-Member
Unlimited $1,480  $1,758 $1,850

Photonics Journal has a waiver policy for authors from low-income countries. Corresponding authors from low-income countries (as classified by the World Bank) are eligible for a 100% waiver on APCs. Corresponding authors from lower-middle-income countries are also eligible for a discount on APCs ranging from 25% to 50% based on the GDP of the country of the corresponding author. 

For additional information, please visit Basic Information About Open Access (OA)  


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