Conference special issues

Starting from the previous edition, a partnership between MDPI and the Metamaterials Congress has been established, which envisage a Special Issue of the Congress published on Photonics

The title of the Special Issue is: Metamaterials for advanced photonic and plasmonic applications - Selected Papers from Metamaterials’2019

The Special Issue will contain a selection of papers submitted and accepted to Metamaterials 2019 conference. The Guest-Editors of the special issue, Dimitrios Sounas (Wayne State University), and Constantinos Valagiannopoulos (Nazarbayev University), invite researchers to submit their contributions, both original research articles and review papers, to this Special Issue. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Fundamentals and applications of artificial materials and surfaces at infrared and optical frequencies;
  • Plasmonics and optical properties of metamaterials;
  • Novel optical effects enabled by metamaterials;
  • Experimental techniques and characterization of nanomaterials;
  • Biological and biomedical applications of metamaterials;
  • Metamaterials for nanoelectronics and nanophotonics;
  • Metamaterials for quantum electronics;
  • Energy harvesting and thermophotovoltaics;
  • Nanocarbon, nanotubes, graphene and bio-inspired materials.

Photonics is an international scientific open access journal on the science and technology of optics and photonics, published quarterly online by MDPI. We aim at establishing Photonics as a leading venue for publishing high impact fundamental research but also applications of optics and photonics. The journal particularly welcomes both theoretical (simulation) and experimental research. There is no restriction on the length of the papers. The journal is Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), Inspec (IET) and Scopus.


Best MDPI Photonic Poster

Title"Some Ideas for Non-Hermitian Doping of Epsilon-Near-Zero Media"

Authors: Marino Coppolaro, Massimo Moccia, Giuseppe Castaldi, Nader Engheta, and Vincenzo Galdi


Best MDPI Photonic Paper


Title"Nonreciprocal Metagratings"

Authors: Younes Ra’di, and Andrea Alù

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