Conference special issues

Metamaterials for Novel Wave Phenomena: Theory, Design and Application in Microwaves, Optics, and Mechanics

Time-varying Artificial Photonic Metastructures


Metamaterials for Novel Wave Phenomena: Theory, Design and Application in Microwaves, Optics, and Mechanics

Starting from the 2015 edition of the Metamaterials conference, a partnership between the journal EPJ Applied Metamaterials and the Metamaterials Congress has been established, which envisage a Special Issue of the Congress published on EPJ AM every year.

The aim of the Metamaterials'2023 congress special issue is to provide a representative collection of recent developments in microwave, optical, photonic, and mechanical metamaterials. Particularly, the special issue offers the possibility to publish in extended format the best contributions submitted and presented at Metamaterials’2023.

We therefore invite the authors of abstracts whose topic falls in the above categories to submit an extended version of their work to EPJ AM. 

As for the previous editions (free access here: 2015, 2016, 20172018, 2020, 2021), also the 2023 edition of the Special Issue will contain a selection of invited, regular and review articles submitted and accepted to Metamaterials 2023 conference. 

EPJ AM is an open access platform for multidisciplinary researchers to exchange information on metamaterials with a focus on high impact engineering applications. The journal is indexed in Scopus, Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), Engineering Village-EI Compendex databases, and DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals).

Submissions are now open. When submitting your manuscript on the EPJ AM submission home page, please, under “General Information” –> “Section/Category” select the Topical Issue Special Issue - Metamaterials for Novel Wave Phenomena: Theory, Design and Application in Microwaves, Optics, and Mechanics"

The Special Issue is expected to be published before the end of 2023. Please note that the journal has no mandatory publication fees and adopts a "Pay what you want model".

Click here for more information.

Guest Editors
Sander Mann, 
CUNY Advanced Science Research Center, US
Stefano Vellucci, Niccolò Cusano University, Italy

September 30, 2023


Feature Issue

"Time-varying Artificial Photonic Metastructures"

On behalf of the Guest-Editors, the organizers of the Metamaterials Congress 2023 (General Chair Prof. Maria Kafesaki, Technical Program Committee Chair Prof. Filiberto Bilotti), and the Editor-In-Chief of Optical Materials Express Prof. Andrea Alù, we are excited to announce an upcoming Feature-Issue "Time-varying artificial photonic metastructures" to be published in Optical Materials Express.

Optical Materials Express, Optica Publishing Group's open-access, rapid-review journal, primarily emphasizes advances in both conventional and novel optical materials, their properties, theory and modeling, synthesis, and fabrication approaches for optics and photonics; how such materials contribute to novel optical behavior; and how they enable new or improved optical devices. The journal is indexed in Scopus and Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science).

It would be our greatest pleasure if you could consider submitting an article to this feature issue. A selection of bold articles on the themes we are all interested in would strengthen the visibility of our entire community in that influential journal. It would also be an excellent opportunity for you to disseminate some of your important findings.

The feature issue is linked to the Special Session "Time-varying metamaterials" of the Metamaterials 2023 Congress held in Crete, Greece, from 11-16 September 2023. While participants from that special session are particularly encouraged to submit their work, the feature issue is open to all other researchers in related areas, and we invite you to contribute to it with original or mini-review (~15 journal pages) articles.

More info can be found HERE. In case of questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Guest Editors
Davide Ramaccia, RomaTre University, Italy (Lead Editor)
Mario Silveirinha, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Yakir Hadad, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Viktar Asadchy, Aalto university, Finland
Filipa R. Prudencio, Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal

The submissions window opens on Oct 1, 2023, that leaves you, hopefully, enough time to prepare a dedicated manuscript. The submission deadline is Nov. 1, 2023.

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The Organizers wish to acknowledge the financial support provided by ONRONRGARO and Army-DEVCOM.