Call for Papers

META 2018, the 9th International Conference on Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics will cover the entire scope of Electromagnetic  & Nanophotonic Complex Materials, including metamaterials, plasmonics and photonic crystals. Special attention will be given to applications of these innovative materials in optical communication systems, antennas, high-speed circuits, optical sensing, nanoscale imaging, cloaking, biology and medicine,...

META 2018 program will include :

  • Keynote lectures
  • Invited talks
  • Contributed oral and poster presentations

META 2018 topics include, but are not limited to:

  1. Plasmonics and nanophotonics
  2. Metamaterials and negative index materials
  3. Photonic crystals, laser and cavities
  4. Acoustic metamaterials
  5. Materials for photonics (Graphene, MoS2, WS2, etc)
  6. Chiral and bianisotropic materials
  7. Plasmonics-based devices
  8. Metamaterial-based devices
  9. Metasurfaces and flat optics
  10. Optical antennas
  11. Photothermal and photoelectric nanophotonics
  12. Plasmon-enhanced photovoltaics, photocatalysis, and solar fuels
  13. Quantum photonics
  14. Biophotonics
  15. Super-resolution imaging
  16. Transformational electromagnetics, cloaking
  17. FSS,  HIS and Extraordinary transmission
  18. Modeling, Computational Techniques and Verification of Theory
  19. Emerging applications: Quantum photonic devices, Biophotonics, Plasmonics for health, Nanoantennas, Nanoscale imaging,...
  20. Nanofabrication Technology: Lithography and etching techniques, Growth and deposition approaches, Self-organized methods, Nanoscale structure characterization,...

META 2018 will be the foremost place to learn about the most important developments in the field of advanced electromagnetic materials and nanophotonics.


All presenters (including invited speakers) must submit a 2-page summary. The symmary should be in Adobe Portable Document format (pdf). If your paper is accepted, you will be invited to submit an extended version of your paper for the conference proceedings. Submitting a full paper is not mandatory but is highly recommended. If a full paper is not submitted, your accepted 2-page summary will be included in the Conference Proceedings.

Paper Format Summary preparation

Please use the conference templates to prepare your summary.

  • Do Not Include headers, footers or page numbers.
  • Do Not Use Symbols, Special Characters, or Math in the Title or Abstract.
  • Please note that no additional content editing will be performed after submission has been completed.
  • For authors who choose to use Microsoft Word, a template can be downloaded here.
  • For preparing the paper using LaTEX, a template can be downloaded here.
  • It is advised to start writing your paper by entering the text into the template, to make sure that all formatting is correct.
  • The information on page layout and formatting can be found in the templates.

Summary Submission

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