Journal of Photonics for Energy

Journal of Photonics for Energy

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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About the Journal


Areas of special interest for this journal include, but are not limited to:

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

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


  • Photonic sensors in power plants and buildings
  • Photonics in buildings (e.g., lighting, sensing, control systems, integrated photovoltaics)
ISSN: 1947-7988
Frequency: Annual (1 volume/year); articles published continuously throughout the year.
Indexed in:
  • Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Current Contents Connect - Physical, Chemical, & Earth Sciences
  • Current Contents Connect - Engineering, Computing & Technology
  • Ei Compendex
  • Inspec
  • Scopus
  • Chemical Abstracts
  • Astrophysics Data System

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