JSI—Journal of Spectral Imaging

Cover of JSI—Journal of Spectral ImagingJSI—Journal of Spectral Imaging is an online, Open Access, peer-review journal publishing high-quality papers in the rapidly growing field of spectral, hyperspectral and chemical imaging. Currently, the Open Access publication fee will be waived for all authors.

With our >35 years’ experience of publishing high-quality scientific content, you can be assured that your work will be assessed fairly and quickly, and published with care and accuracy.

ISSN: 2040-4565

Aims and scope

High-quality papers are welcomed from all researchers in the field on work where imaging and spectral information is obtained at the same time. Such areas include, but are not restricted to:

All applications are welcomed, including:

  • Agriculture
  • Cultural heritage
  • Food
  • Geology
  • Medicine
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Surfaces

With techniques such as:

  • Mass spectrometry
  • Mid-infrared spectroscopy
  • Near infrared spectroscopy
  • Nuclear magnetic resonance
  • Raman spectroscopy
  • Secondary ion mass spectrometry
  • Ultraviolet spectroscopy
  • Visible spectroscopy
  • X-ray spectrometry (microanalysis)

Spatial regions may include:

  • Remote sensing
  • Macro imaging
  • Micro imaging
  • Nano imaging

Data handling, data mining and chemometrics are also important topics for papers.


JSI is indexed in major databases, including Google Scholar, CNKI Scholar, CrossRef, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Norwegian Register for Scientific Journals, Series and Publishers (NSD), Portico and Semantic Scholar.

Impact Factor

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Open Access Publishing

Open Access means that your paper can be read by anyone. Currently, we do not charge fees to publish in JSI, but we will do so in the future. Publish in JSI for:

  • No author charges of any kind (for a limited period)
  • Easy online submission
  • Thorough and constructive peer review
  • Online publication within hours of acceptance
  • Our excellent support for authors
  • Our active promotion of your paper
  • Choice of Creative Commons licences

Directory of Open Access Journals

JSI is indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals.

Digital Preservation

JSI—Journal of Spectral Imaging is pleased to be a member of Portico, ensuring that all papers are securely preserved for the future.
JSI is Archiving in Portico


JSI—Journal of Spectral Imaging is owned and published by IM Publications Open LLP (IMP Open). IMP Open have particular experience in publishing periodicals and books in the spectroscopy field.