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Keep up with research advances in optics and photonics with SPIE journals. Cutting-edge peer-reviewed articles on applied research in optics and photonics ensure timely access.

How do I get access to SPIE journals?

SPIE Membership provides journal access

Each SPIE Member receives an online subscription to one SPIE journal, including its online archive. SPIE journals are accessed through the SPIE Digital Library. SPIE Members also receive significant discounts on other SPIE publications, conferences, and courses, plus several other benefits. Learn more about becoming an SPIE Member.

Other ways to access SPIE journal articles

Check your library catalog or the SPIE Digital Library to see if you already have access. Many organizations subscribe to the full SPIE Digital Library or to SPIE journals.

Purchase a personal SPIE Digital Library subscription and download 25 or 50 journal articles or proceedings papers at a low price per article.

Buy individual journal articles from SPIE Digital Library on an as-needed basis.

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Do you read more than one SPIE journal?

Individuals who are SPIE Members may subscribe to additional journals at the discounted rates below. If you represent an organization, visit the SPIE Digital Library Subscription page for details on institutional subscription access.

Rates for additional subscriptions for 2023-2024 (Members only):

Advanced Photonics (bimonthly) open access
Advanced Photonics Nexus (bimonthly) open access
Biophotonics Discovery (quarterly) open access
Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (quarterly) $45
Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems (quarterly) $45
Journal of Biomedical Optics (monthly) open access
Journal of Electronic Imaging (bimonthly) $45
Journal of Medical Imaging (bimonthly) $45
Journal of Micro/Nanopatterning, Materials, and Metrology (quarterly) $45
Journal of Nanophotonics (quarterly) $45
Journal of Optical Microsystems (quarterly) open access
Journal of Photonics for Energy (quarterly) $45
Neurophotonics (quarterly) open access
Optical Engineering (monthly) $45
Photonics Insights (quarterly) open access

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