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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Principles of interference microscopy for the measurement of surface topography
Interference microscopy plays a central role in noncontact strategies for process development and quality... Advances in Optics and Photonics, Vol. 7 Issue 1, pp.1-65 (2015)
Space-division multiplexing: the next frontier in optical communication
Space-division multiplexing (SDM) uses multiplicity of space channels to increase capacity for optical... Advances in Optics and Photonics, Vol. 6 Issue 4, pp.413-487 (2014)
Vector Fourier optics of anisotropic materials
The Fourier optics technique is founded on the transfer function derived from the scalar wave equation and... Advances in Optics and Photonics, Vol. 6 Issue 4, pp.368-412 (2014)
Selected Review Articles from OSA JournalsThe following review articles appear in recent issues of OSA journals.
- Mar 12 2015 : Optica Research - Engineers Create Chameleon-like Artificial 'Skin’ That Shifts Color on Demand
- Mar 05 2015 : Optical Materials Express Research - New Flexible Films for Touch Screen Applications Achieve Longer Lasting Display
- Jan 26 2015 : Optica Research - Entanglement on a Chip: Breakthrough Promises Secure Communications and Faster Computers