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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B



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The Journal of the Optical Society of America B emphasizes scientific research on the fundamentals of the interaction of light with matter such as quantum optics, nonlinear optics, and laser physics. Topics include atom optics and cold atoms, metamaterials, nanophotonics, photonic crystals, spectroscopy, THz optics, ultrafast phenomena, and other related subjects.

Editor-in-Chief: Grover Swartzlander, Rochester Institute of Technology
ISSN: 0740-3224 | eISSN: 1520-8540
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication; Monthly issues
2013 Impact Factor: 1.806

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Thermal refraction defocusing in very-large-core step-index antiguided fiber lasers
Thermal refraction defocusing in very-large-core step-index antiguided fibers is investigated theoretically.... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2858-2863 (2014)

Dispersion engineered silicon nitride waveguides by geometrical and refractive-index optimization
Dispersion engineering in silicon nitride (SiXNY) waveguides is investigated through... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2846-2857 (2014)

Metallic nanoparticles on waveguide structures: effects on waveguide mode properties and the promise of sensing applications: erratum
We provide here corrected numerical values for Figs. 5, 6, 7, 9(b), and 11 in our article [J. Opt. Soc.... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2845-2845 (2014)

Investigation of a quasi-3D plasmonic nanostructure for TE and TM polarizations
Quasi-3D plasmonic nanostructures consisting of a metallic film perforated as an array of nanoholes,... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2838-2844 (2014)

Effect of input pulse chirp on nonlinear energy deposition and plasma excitation in water
We analyze numerically and experimentally the effect of the input pulse chirp on nonlinear energy deposition... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2829-2837 (2014)

Light-to-matter entanglement transfer in optomechanics
We analyze a scheme to entangle the movable mirrors of two spatially separated nanoresonators via a broadband... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2821-2828 (2014)

Varying clad-core ratio fiber design for efficient lasing at 976 nm
We propose and theoretically analyze an ytterbium-doped double-clad fiber with tapered pump cladding for... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2817-2820 (2014)

Unified model for analysis of light amplification in rare-earth doped fibers
This paper discusses a unified method for modeling and simulating signal light amplification in rare-earth... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2809-2816 (2014)

Fractal aggregate of hollow spherical nanoparticles: engineering the absorption spectrum by hollow size
We study the optical properties of aggregates of hollow gold nanoparticles: monodisperse and bidisperse... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2802-2808 (2014)

Optical cavity squeezing of multiwave mixing via dark states
We theoretically demonstrate the influence of dark states on single-mode and two-mode optical squeezing in a... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2792-2801 (2014)

Continuous-wave pumped, tunable mid-infrared fiber-optic parametric sources
In this paper, we investigate the effect of sixth-order dispersion parameter on the parametric amplification... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2786-2791 (2014)

Green-induced infrared absorption in annealed proton-exchanged MgO:LiNbO3 waveguides
The green-induced infrared absorption (GRIIRA) effect in annealed proton-exchanged (APE) MgO-doped... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2779-2785 (2014)

Mode characteristics for unidirectional-emission microring resonator lasers
Mode characteristics are investigated numerically and experimentally for microring resonator lasers directly... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2773-2778 (2014)

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Call for Papers

Optical Cooling and Trapping
  • Antonio A. R. Neves (Lead), Philip H. Jones, Le Luo, Onofrio M. Maragò
  • Submission Opens: 1 November 2014; Submission Deadline: 5 January 2015
80 years of Steering and the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradox
  • Eric G. Cavalcanti (Lead), Curtis J. Broadbent, Stephen P. Walborn, Howard M. Wiseman
  • Submission Opens: 1 October 2014; Submission Deadline: 1 November 2014

In Progress

Laser Interaction with Materials (Invited only)
  • Leonid Zhigilei (Lead), Thomas Baumert, Pavel Polynkin
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)


Photon-number-resolving Detectors for Quantum-state Engineering
  • Alessia Allevi, Maria Bondani, Ondrej Haderka
  • Published
Structured Light Interactions
  • David Andrews, Natalia Litchinitser
  • Published
Fundamental Optical Processes in Semiconductors
  • Frank Jahnke, Ted Norris, and Hailin Wang
  • Published
50th Anniversary of Nonlinear Optics (Invitation Only)
  • Henry van Driel
  • Published
Lasers: The Next Fifty Years
  • Franz Kaertner, Markus Pollnau, Ken-ichi Ueda, and Henry van Driel
  • Published
Quantum Optical Information Technologies
  • Giovanna Morigi, Andrew Jordan, and Philippe Grangier
  • Published
Plasmonics and Metamaterials
  • Allan Boardman, Mark Brongersma, Mark Stockman, and Martin Wegener
  • Published

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