CIOMP Launches New Academic Journal


Light: Advanced Manufacturing, a new academic journal is published by Light Publishing Group and sponsored by Jihua Laboratory (Foshan City, Guangdong Province) in close cooperation with CIOMP (Changchun,


The journal is a sister journal of Light: Science and Applications, one of the most respected academic journals in the field of optical science.


Light: Advanced Manufacturing is launched as an open access journal that will be highly selective. However, it will also be free-of-charge for authors to encourage a wide submission of high quality papers.


The journal’s chief editors include Prof. Cao Jianlin, former Vice Minister of China’s Ministry of Science and Technology and the Editor-in-Chief of Light: Science and Applications, Prof. Wolfgang Osten from Stuttgart University and Prof. Yan Lianshan of Southwest Jiaotong University.


In the forward article Prof. Cao wrote for the launch of the journal, he pledges “This journal will present the readers with the latest research progress and the most distinctive and promising progress in advanced manufacturing.”


The Editor-in-Chiefs promise to keep Light: Advanced Manufacturing grounded on research developments and achievements which meet the urgent needs of the people and industry and hope it will provide a cross-disciplinary platform for readers who may come from different branches of research and industry.


The journal has invited many of the worlds leading experts in the field of advanced manufacturing to join its editorial board. In addition to cutting-edge research, LAM offers a comprehensive view of the latest technological advances in light-based industries, covering a wide range of design, fabrication, testing, and application of innovative products, intending to bridge the gaps that often exist in moving technologies to market.


Benefits of publishing with LAM:

- Diamond Open Access: free of charge publishing

- Fast Online: 2 weeks after acceptance

- Rigorous and timely peer review process

- Professional copyediting and typesetting

- Wide exposure to a large global audience

- Scholar One Manuscript tracking system

- Awarding of the most influential papers at the annual Light Conference

- Highlighting new businesses and supporting young entrepreneurs in dissemination of their products


For details visit the journal’s website at



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