With the publication of this issue, JON begins its second year as a fully peer-reviewed source of high-quality scientific and engineering articles describing the state-of-the-art of optical networking. In his Editorial, editor-in-chief Richard A. Linke examines where the field of optical networking stands and how JON is doing in fulfilling its mission.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 3, 2003
Revised Manuscript: January 3, 2003
Published: January 6, 2003
Richard Linke, "Editorial: The State of the Journal, January 2003," J. Opt. Netw. 2, 17-18 (2003)