Special Issue of Optical and Quantum Electronics

Traditionally the Conference Proceedings are published as a Special Issue of Optical and Quantum Electronics, a Springer journal of IF: 0.987 (2014). This special issue is focused on subjects related to development and application of IR/THz materials, emitters and detectors. This time the issue will be open also for papers outside the conference, but related to the subject. We encourage all MP1204 members, especially young researchers to contribute to this special issue and submit their original manuscripts.

As usual, the Guest Editors of the special issue will be: Mauro F. Pereira, Anna Wojcik-Jedlinska, Marian Marciniak and Trevor Benson. In order to ensure effective and timely review, the review process will be assisted by Leaders of all Working Groups of COST Action MP1204.

Detailed instructions for Authors can be found on the journal's website:


COST Action MP1204

The main objective of the action TERA-MIR Radiation: Materials, Generation, Detection and Applications is to advance novel materials, concepts and device designs for generating and detecting THz (0.3 THz to 10 THz) and Mid-IR (10 THz to 100 THz) radiation using semiconductor, superconductor, metamaterials and lasers and to beneficially exploit their common aspects within a synergetic approach.

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SMMO Conference

The International Conference on Semi- conductor Mid-IR Materials and Optics SMMO brings together scientists working in the area of Mid-IR optoelectronics. The SMMO conference provides a forum to discuss material issues and topics important for the realization of semiconductor emitters and detectors as well as their application. This year the conference is extended to cover also THz optoelectronics.

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