blue Allows pre/post prints


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Green open access summary

This is a short summary of the green open access policy of Optica.

Green circle
Preprint: archiving allowed
Green circle
Postprint: archiving allowed
Red circle
Published version: archiving forbidden


  • On author's personal website, institutional website or e-print servers, including in arXiv
  • On institutional repository or funder's designated repository 12 months embargo
  • Non-Commercial
  • Publisher copyright and source must be acknowledged with set statement (see policy)
  • Publisher automatically deposited in PubMed Central for selected titles
  • Must link to publisher version
  • Closed access institutional repository deposit is also allowed
  • Publisher last reviewed on 08/09/2017

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