Optica Publishing Group

Introduction: this agreement gives current staff and students at participating institutions

  • Access to Optics InfoBase Premium (see table below for list of titles)
  • The ability to make articles accepted for publication in eligible Optica Publishing Group journals open access, without the author paying an article processing charge (APC) (see table below for eligible titles)

Agreement period: January 2022 – December 2024

Participating members:

  •     Dublin City University
  •     Maynooth University
  •     Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
  •     Technological University Dublin
  •     Trinity College Dublin
  •     University College Cork
  •     University College Dublin
  •     University of Galway
  •     University of Limerick

Publisher page: https://opg.optica.org/submit/review/institutional_OA.cfm#institutionalOA

OA quota per year: 20 articles

Journals eligible for OA publishing:

Biomedical Optics Express (Open Access)

2155-3165 Online

Applied Optics

2155-3165 Online

Biomedical Optics Express (Open Access)

2156-7085 Online

Journal of the Optical Society of America A

1520-8532 Online

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

1520-8540 Online

Optica (Open Access)

2334-2536 Online

Optical Materials Express (Open Access)

2159-3930 Online

Optics Express (Open Access)

1094-4087 Online

Optics Letters

1539-4794 Online

OPG Continuum (Open Access)

2578-7519 Online


Eligible authors

  • The corresponding author must be a current staff member or student of a participating institution at the time the article is accepted for publication. The corresponding author must ensure their correct affiliation details are provided to the publisher as part of the manuscript submission process. 
  • Requests to publish OA under the agreement are subject to approval by participating members. Requests for approval will be sent via RightsLink for Scientific Communication.

Eligible article types:

  • Research Articles
  • Letters
  • Memoranda
  • Discussions
  • Mini-Reviews
  • Tutorials
  • Opinions
  • Negative Results
  • Reproducibility Studies
  • Comments
  • Replies
  • Engineering & Laboratory Notes

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