Paper Submission


The special issue of OPTICAL REVIEW, the journal of the Optical Society of Japan, for the 14th International Conference on Optics-Photonics Design & Fabrication "ODF'24, Tucson" will be published in July 2025. All contributors of ODF'24 are strongly encouraged to submit their original papers for this special issue. Submissions from invited speakers are also welcome.

The deadline for submission is September 30th, 2024. Please check the website for the application form.
The following is the submission site of Springer, the publishing company.

Submission guidelines are here.
Please select "S.I. : ODF'24" at the question about "Please select the special issue your manuscript belongs to."

Please note that all the submitted papers must be at least 4 pages in length and will be accepted based on the editorial policy of OPTICAL REVIEW.


Post-deadline papers will be accepted for presentation in poster sessions. Latest and significant results obtained after the regular deadline are most welcome. Authors are required to submit 35-word abstracts and 2-page manuscripts. Papers must be submitted online. Authors are required to agree to copyright transfer by including a completed form when submitting abstracts and manuscripts. The form can be downloaded from the conference website.

35-word Abstracts
Abstracts should be up to 35 words in an ASCII text file. Please avoid the use of scientific and engineering symbols in the abstract. Abstracts that are longer than 35 words will be shortened by the program committee. If your paper is accepted, the abstract will appear in the Advance Program.
2-page Manuscripts
2-page camera-ready manuscripts including text, figures, tables and references must be typed single-spaced on A4 or letter size pages with the title followed by the author’s names and author affiliations. Accepted papers will be published in the Technical Digest of the conference. The manuscript template can be downloaded from the hyperlink below.
Copyright Transfer Agreement
The copyright of the article published in the ODF’24 Technical Digest is to be transferred to the Optical Society of Japan (OSJ). Authors are required to agree to the copyright transfer in the online submission procedure at the same time as the 35-word abstract and the 2-page manuscripts are submitted.
Paper Submission Period
The deadline for submission of post-deadline papers is May 25th, 2024 23:59 PST.
Review result will be noticed by June 15th, 2024.
ODF’24 Special Issue of OPTICAL REVIEW
The presented papers can be resubmitted and published in the ODF’24 special issue of OPTICAL REVIEW after peer review. It is the English-language journal of the Optical Society of Japan (OSJ). Application forms for the special issue will be presented on the website.
  • *On-site participation required
    (no use Remote Meeting System in ODF’24)