Special Issue on: GUIDED LIGHTWAVES FOR SENSORS & MEASUREMENT SYSTEMS  (Submission Deadline: 16 October 2020) This special issue, organized by the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, aims to highlight the advancement of guided lightwaves in applications to sensors, instrumentation and measurement. The scope includes, but is not limited to the following: sensors and instrumentation for industrial, environmental and biological applications including o chemical, medical and biological applications o environmental monitoring of structural health monitoring, novel concepts and techniques for the measurement of physical, chemical and biological parameters , instrumentation for optical fiber communication monitoring applications, micro- and nano-scale sensors, multiplexing and distributed sensor networks, high speed instrumentation and measurement systems, sensor fusion, big data and artificial intelligence.

Special Issue on: MICROWAVE PHOTONICS (Submission Deadline: 1 February 2020)This special issue covers all topics in the field of microwave photonics, a special issue for the 2019 IEEE International Topical Conference on Microwave Photonics (MWP’2019). Microwave photonics is concerned with the use of photonic devices, systems and techniques for applications in microwave, millimeter, and THz wave engineering, and also encompasses the development of high-speed photonic components for microwave system applications. The field is continuing to experience significant growth, fueled by the recent interest and development in integrated microwave photonics and microwave/millimeter-wave photonics for 5G applications and beyond.