The Society for fNIRS has adopted Neurophotonics as its official journal. Please consider submitting your next relevant article there.

Founded in 2014, Neurophotonics has had a healthy start in indexing, submissions, and citations:

  • PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, Ei Compendex, Web of Science-SCIE, and Inspec include the journal in their indexes. It is covered by all the major relevant search services.
  • In 2017, 78 articles were published.
  • In the current citation indexing year, Neurophotonics received the following scores:
    • Two-year impact factor: 4.129
    • Five-year impact factor: 4.319
    • CiteScore, a three-year Scopus metric: 3.52
  • Neurophotonics has the following placement in its CiteScore categories:
    • 92nd percentile for the CiteScore Medicine-Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Imaging
    • 90th percentile for Health Professions-Radiological and Ultrasound Technology
    • 82nd percentile for Neuroscience (miscellaneous).

In July 2018, Neurophotonics adopted a gold open access publishing model; the APC must be paid for articles to be published in the 2019 volume. Affiliates of SPIE Digital Library subscribing institutions and SPIE members will receive a 25% discount from the standard $1,675 APC.

Members of SfNIRS can obtain a membership rate for subscribing to the journal through SPIE using the SfNIRS member-only form provided here.

In order to keep track of the new articles in Neurophotonics, sign up for e-alerts on the SPIE Digital Library.

Past Special Issues

In 2017, Neurophotonics published a Special Issue on fNIRS. You can browse part 1 here, part 2 here, and part 3 here.

In 2016, Neurophotonics published a Special Issue on “Clinical Near-Infrared Spectroscopy and Imaging the Brain”. You can browse the table of contents here.

In 2014, NeuroImage published a Special Issue on “Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS)” featuring 57 review articles and original submissions highlighting recent developments. You can browse the table of contents here.