Publications/Journal Special Issue

All accepted papers (lectures and posters) at META 2018 will be published in the conference Proceedings (extended version, if submitted before the deadline, or abstract). The Proceedings will have an ISBN number.

Special Issues

All presented papers at META'18 will have opportunities for consideration for one of the Special Journal Issues associated with this meeting:



Nanophotonics (De Gruyter) 

Nanophotonics covers recent international research results, specific developments in the field and novel applications. It publishes all article in a Gold Open Access model and belongs to the top journals in the field. Nanophotonics focuses on the interaction of photons with nano-structures, such as carbon nano-tubes, nano metal particles, nano crystals, semiconductor nano dots, photonic crystals, tissue and DNA.




Applied Physics A (Springer)  

Acceptance for publication in the journal is subject to peer review and the journal still reserves the right to refuse the publication of any paper that does not meet the journal's standards of acceptability. The number of pages is limited to 6 pages for regular papers, 12 pages for invited papers and up to 20+ pages for keynote papers.

Representative topics: experimental and theoretical investigations in applied research and materials science.




Optical Materials Express (OSA)  

Optical Materials Express Feature Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals, and Plasmonics Submission Opens: 15 October 2018 Submission Deadline: 1 December 2018 The Optical Materials Express feature issue on "Metamaterials, Photonic Crystals and Plasmonics" will highlight research presented at META 2018. While meeting participants are particularly encouraged to submit, papers from the wider scientific community will also be considered.

  • Submission Opens: 15 October 2018
  • Submission Deadline: 1 December 2018

All papers will be handled and reviewed according to the journal's quality standards. Please note that submissions to this special issue incur the normal OMEx publication fee.




Advanced Electromagnetics (

All manuscripts will be subject to the usual selection process including the peer review procedure. The acceptance for presentation at the conference will not be a guarantee that the paper will also be included in the special issue.

Advanced Electromagnetics is indexed/abstracted in:

  • Emerging Sources Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • SCOPUS (Elsevier)






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