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Enhanced Full-Text HTML

OSA is pleased to announce the enhanced HTML version of our full-text article. The new format delivers time-saving features that not only increase accessibility and discoverability but also rapidly connect you to an unprecedented amount of relevant content from all other journals on OSA's Digital Library, Optics InfoBase. The dynamic article presentation includes the following features:

  1. Enhanced full-text article – Viewable in your browser or mobile device. Content is displayed in multiple, interactive XML-based layers. For optimal display, we recommend the following web browsers:
    • Firefox 11+
    • Google Chrome 17+
    • Internet Explorer 9+
    • Safari 5+

    Full-text HTML display

  2. Equations powered by MathJax – Zoom, scale, and export equations in your browser (no software download required). See Viewing Equations in the HTML Article for tips on optimizing your browser for MathJax.


  3. Interactive citations list – Users can view and sort citation lists, link out to external sources, and view the context of the citation in the text.

    Reference sorting

  4. "Cited by" links – See the articles citing the current article

    Citing articles

    How to sign up for a Cited-By alert:

    1. Go to the article in which you are interested, and click on the "Cited-By" tab.
    2. Click on the "Alert me when this paper is cited" link.
    3. You will be taken to a screen that says, "Login or Create Account". If you have an OSA account, sign in to set up the Cited-By alert. If you do not have an OSA account, fill in your email address in the "Create Account" section and then answer a few quick questions.
    4. Click "Submit".

  5. Expandable figures – Expandable article images with ability to search related figures in other OSA journals or to download images in PPT or PDF files.

    Figure popups

  6. Article-level metrics – Users can see the number of abstract and article views over the past 13 months after initial 30 days published. Download statistics are shown for cumulative downloads since January 2010 and/or for a rolling, 18-month period.


  7. Article share and export tools – Easier access to export and share via e-mail, social networking, and other tools.