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
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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)
Diffraction phase microscopy: principles and applications in materials and life sciences
The main obstacle in retrieving quantitative phase with high sensitivity is posed by the phase noise due to... Advances in Optics and Photonics, Vol. 6 Issue 1, pp.57-119 (2014)
Subwavelength semiconductor lasers for dense chip-scale integration
Metal-clad subwavelength lasers have recently become excellent candidates for light sources in densely packed... Advances in Optics and Photonics, Vol. 6 Issue 1, pp.1-56 (2014)
Message from the Incoming Editor: Editorial
Abstract: The incoming Editor-in-Chief of Advances in Optics and Photonics, Govind Agrawal, shares his... Advances in Optics and Photonics, Vol. 6 Issue 1, pp.ED1-ED2 (2014)
Selected Review Articles from OSA JournalsThe following review articles appear in recent issues of OSA journals.
- Jul 22 2014 : Self-cooling Solar Cells Boost Power, Last Longer - Scientists at Stanford University may have overcome one of the major... more
- Jul 22 2014 : The Optical Society Launches Optica, New Open-Access Journal for Highest-Impact Research in the Science of Light - The Optical Society (OSA) today published the first issue of Optica,... more
- Jul 18 2014 : Improving Driver Safety: How to Prevent Streetlight Glare in the New World of LED Lighting - Long hours of nighttime driving can cause eyestrain because while our... more