PhotonicsViews Magazine

PhotonicsViews, the successor of Laser Technik Journal and Optik & Photonik, is a business-to-business magazine that highlights innovations and developments in the fields of optics, photonics, and industrial laser technology. These include optical components and systems, radiation sources from terahertz to EUV as well as electro-optics, silicon photonics, optical measurement technology, and a special focus on new applications in micro and macro laser material processing.

PhotonicsViews pilot cover, 2018 (Source: Wiley)

“PhV” is available online at, (online ISSN: 2626-1308) all technical articles are directly citable through digital object identifiers (DOIs).

PhotonicsViews is published in English six times a year, every two months, beginning with the February/March issue. For more information, please take a look into our 4-page Flyer (PDF, 1.5 MB).


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Member companies of the European Photonics Industry Consortium EPIC receive each issue, covered by their EPIC membership fee. Under the media partnership of April 11, 2019, they may also order further subscriptions for their technical departments free of charge.

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PhV is welcoming contributions from industry and academia. Please submit a working title, short abstract or executive summary, and some keywords to and ask for deadlines, authors’ instructions, and template / check list.


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Advance Online Publications

E. Schäfer: And… Cut!, PhotonicsViews, online 5 November 2020; DOI: 10.1002/phvs.202000049 (Source: Wiley)

Eckhard Schäfer (Photonics Systems Group): And… Cut! – Innovative laser cutting technologies in photovoltaics, PhotonicsViews, online 5 November 2020; DOI: 10.1002/phvs.202000049

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