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Applied Optics

Applied Optics


Applied Optics
Editor-in-Chief: Joseph N. Mait, US Army Research Laboratory
ISSN: 1559-128X (print)
ISSN: 2155-3165 (online)
36 issues per year

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Applied Optics publishes peer-reviewed articles related to applications-centered research in optics, photonics, imaging, and sensing. Topics germane to the journal include optical technology, lasers, photonics, environmental optics, and information processing.

Articles should concentrate on moving the potential of science and technology to the practical. Articles introduce new science or technology in an optics discipline in the form of increased understanding or a novel application of an existing topic.

Articles are in-depth and should include the development and performance of technologies when applying theories. In-depth for Applied Optics means the authors provide sufficient background to convey context, provide sufficient detail so that others can reproduce the results, and provide sufficient explanation so that the significance of the work is clear.

Editorial Board


Joseph N. Mait, US Army Research Laboratory

Division Editors

James G. Grote, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
Eugenio Mendez, CICESE
Ting-Chung Poon, Virginia Tech

Features Editor

Gisele Bennett, Georgia Institute of Technology
Brian Monacelli, The Optical Sciences Co.

Topical Editors

Emmanuel A. Anagnostakis, Hellenic Air Force Academy (Optoelectronics, Photonic Nanodevices, and Detectors)
Partha Banerjee, University of Dayton (Dynamic Holography and Polymers)
Jean-Emmanuel Broquin, Grenoble Institute of Technology (Integrated Optics, lasers, and optical sensors; Silicon Photonics)
Eva Campo, Bangor University, UK (Nanophotonics and Optical Fabrication)
Nanguang Chen, National University of Singapore (optical microscopy and biomedical optics)
Alejandro Cornejo-Rodríguez, INAOE, Mexico (Metrology, Testing, Optical design)
Geoffrey Cranch, Naval Research Laboratory (Optical Fiber and Waveguide Devices; Optical Sensors)
Jesse A. Frantz, Naval Research Laboratory (Thin Films)
Augusto Garcia-Valenzuela, Univ. Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (Light Scattering)
Francois Goudail, Institut d'Optique (Target Detection and Recognition; Statistical Image Processing)
Warren N. Herman, Laboratory for Physical Sciences (Nonlinear Optics, Devices, and Instrumentation)
Frank (Kenneth) Hopkins, Air Force Research Lab, Materials & Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL/RXAP), USA (Sensors and Instrumentation)
Shibin Jiang, AdValue Photonics Inc. (Glass Optics and Lasers)
Myung Keun Kim, University of South Florida (Optical Tomography and Biomedical Imaging)
Steve Kim, UES, Inc (Organic Optics: Chemical Diagnosis)
Gilles Lerondel, Université de Technologie de Troyes (materials science, nanooptics, and photonics)
Ricardo Letelier, Oregon State University (Ocean Optics: Ocean Color Remote Sensing)
Rongguang Liang, University of Arizona (Optical Design and Imaging Systems)
Jung-Ping Liu, Feng Chia University (holographic data storage and holographic display)
Tariq Manzur, US Navy (Optical Devices, Lasers, and Imaging Systems)
Mario Carlos Marconi, Colorado State University (Extreme UV and Soft-X-Ray Lithography)
Daniel Marks, Duke University (Compressive Sensing, Microscopy, and Spectroscopy)
Gualtiero Nunzi Conti, Institute of Applied Physics—CNR (Lasers, Fiber Optics, and Optoelectronics)
Jae-Hyeung Park, Chungbuk National University (3D Display and Optical Information Processing)
Sri Rama Prasanna Pavani, Arecont Vision (Computational Imaging)
Giancarlo Pedrini, Stuttgart University. (Digital Holography and Speckle Interferometry)
Ileana Rau, Politehnica University of Bucharest (Nonlinear Optics; Devices and Instrumentation)
Oliver Reitebuch, German Aerospace Center DLR (Atmospheric Physics, Wind Lidar, Spaceborne Lidar, and Remote Sensing)
Giancarlo C. Righini, CNR—IFAC (Integrated Optics)
Joseph Rosen, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Digital Holography, 3-D Sensing, and Display)
Martin Schnaiter, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Atmospheric Optics)
Axel Schulzgen, University of Central Florida (Ultrafast Lasers and Optics)
Yunlong Sheng, University Laval (Nano-optics, plasmonics and optical trapping)
Wei Shi, Tianjin University (Nonlinear Optics and Lasers)
Ingve Simonsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Surface Scattering, Diffraction, Theory Wave Propagation)
Guohai Situ, Shanghai Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (Optical Imaging and Optical Signal Processing)
Feng Song, Nankai University (Lasers)
Ching-Cherng Sun, National Central University (Lighting and Display Optics; Volume Holography)
Anna Sytchkova, ENEA (Optical Coatings Technology)
Catherine E. Towers, University of Leeds (Optical Metrology and Interferometry)
Peter Tsang, City University of Hong Kong (Computer-Generated Holography)
Erik Vartiainen, Lappeenranta University of Technology (Spectroscopy and Optical Materials)
Timothy D. Wilkinson, University of Cambridge (Displays, Liquid Crystals, and Reconfigurable Photonic Materials)
Hiroshi Yoshikawa, Nihon University (Computer-Generated Holography and 3D Display)
Qiwen Zhan, University of Dayton Plasmonics, Metamaterials, Nano-Metallic Photonics, and Polarization)


Peer Review E-mail Phone
Nicole Williams-Jones, Peer Review Coordinator nwjones@osa.org 202-416-1969
General peer review questions aomss@osa.org
Applied Optics Fax Number 202-416-6129
Feature Proposals dmcdonold@osa.org
Editorial Production E-mail Phone
Cristina Kapler (copy editing, proofs, scheduling), Managing Editor ckapler@osa.org 202-416-1489
Reprints https://caesar.sheridan.com/osa/eoc
Page charges billing@osa.org
Copyright permission requests copyright@osa.org
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General Information
Dan Dawes, Sr. Production Editor
Elizabeth Nolan, Chief Publishing Officer
Kelly Cohen, Sr. Publisher
M. Scott Dineen, Senior Director, Publishing, Production & Technology.
Jennifer Mayfield, Deputy Senior Director, Electronic Publications
Christopher Videll Director, Production & Technology
Carmelita Washington, Peer Review Manager
Keith Allen, Deputy Sr. Director of Publishing Sales and Marketing

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