Laser Focus World is a monthly magazine published by PennWell Corporation covering laser, photonics and optoelectronics technologies, applications, and markets. Many professionals in those fields receive it free of charge; it is also possible to subscribe.

History and profile

Laser Focus World has been published since 1965.[2][3] It is published on a monthly basis and owned by PennWell Corporation.[3] The headquarters of the magazine is in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Approximately 70,000 subscribers have access to an annual "Lasers and Photonics Marketplace Seminar" and "The Photon Forum" and can track daily photonics news at the magazine's website. There is also an annual buyer's guide.

The magazine is the recipient of the 2011 Folio Awards.[3]