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Open Access Agreements and Memberships

Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Overview


  • For Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
  • Open Access articles will be published under a Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0 Attribution license. Under the CC-BY license, ownership of copyright in the article and all other proprietary rights remain with the Eligible Authors.
  • Eligible journals: 
    • Advanced Photonics
    • Advanced Photonics Nexus
    • Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (JARS)
    • Journal of Astronomical Telescopes, Instruments, and Systems (JATIS)
    • Journal of Biomedical Optics (JBO)
    • Journal of Electronic Imaging (JEI)
    • Journal of Medical Imaging (JMI)
    • Journal of Micro/Nanopatterning, Materials, and Metrology
    • Journal of Nanophotonics (JNP)
    • Journal of Optical Microsystems (JOM)
    • Journal of Photonics for Energy (JPE)
    • Neurophotonics (NPh)
    • Optical Engineering (OE)
    • Photonics Insights – Diamond Open Access


*Articles in Open Access journals without a CMU corresponding author can still be made OA using the Libraries' APC fund to pay some of the OA publishing fees. See CMU’s APC webpage for more information and to apply for APC funds.

See full list of journals supported through CMU's Open Access publisher agreements and memberships.


If you are unsure whether your article or journal is covered under this CMU publisher agreements, or with other questions, please contact the University Libraries Data and Publishing Services team.