Journal of Photonics for Energy

Journal of Photonics for Energy

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

Materials and Concepts

  • Novel photonic materials for renewable energy
  • Innovative photonic concepts for renewable energy
Optical Instrumentation, Techniques, and Measurement
  • Photovoltaic devices (including thin film and organic semiconductors)
  • Photonic devices for efficient harvesting and conversion of solar energy
  • Solar thermal and concentrator technology
  • 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 greater energy efficiency)
  • Photonics in production of renewable energy devices and applications


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