About the Journal
Advances in Optics and Photonics encompasses comprehensive review articles and multimedia tutorials appropriate for students, researchers, faculty, business professionals and engineers. Authoritative content covers advances in optics and photonics from fundamental science to engineering applications.
Editor-in-Chief: Govind Agrawal, University of Rochester
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publishing; Quarterly issues
2013 Impact Factor: 9.688
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Ultrafast laser direct writing and nanostructuring in transparent materials
An overview of recent achievements in the field of femtosecond laser writing in transparent materials is... Advances in Optics and Photonics, Vol. 6 Issue 3, pp.293-339 (2014)
The circular Bragg phenomenon
Exhibited by structurally chiral materials—such as Reusch piles, cholesteric liquid crystals (CLCs),... Advances in Optics and Photonics, Vol. 6 Issue 2, pp.225-292 (2014)
Real photonic waveguides: guiding light through imperfections
Real photonic waveguides are affected by structural imperfections due to fabrication tolerances that cause... Advances in Optics and Photonics, Vol. 6 Issue 2, pp.156-224 (2014)
Advances in optical security systems
Information security with optical means, such as double random phase encoding, has been investigated by... Advances in Optics and Photonics, Vol. 6 Issue 2, pp.120-155 (2014)
Selected Review Articles from OSA JournalsThe following review articles appear in recent issues of OSA journals.
- Aug 28 2014 : This is Your Brain's Blood Vessels on Drugs - A new method for measuring and imaging how quickly blood flows in the... more
- Aug 20 2014 : Optica Research - UAlberta Engineers Take Major Step Toward Photonic Circuits. Nano-optical cables could replace copper wiring on computer chips… more
- Aug 06 2014 : Optica Research - New Hand-Held Device Uses Lasers, Sound Waves for Deeper Melanoma Imaging