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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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Dynamics of mode entanglement in a system of cavities coupled with a chiral mirror
We investigate the Hermitian and the non-Hermitian dynamics of the mode entanglement in two identical optical... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.2339-2344 (2014)

Alignment-free quantum key distribution by postselection
We propose an alignment-free photonic qubit transmission scheme and apply it in quantum key distribution... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.2334-2338 (2014)

Compact wavelength demultiplexer via photonic crystal multimode resonators
Wavelength demultiplexers based on photonic crystal resonators are attractive because they may be realized in... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.2330-2333 (2014)

Giant and tunable Goos–Hanchen shifts for attenuated total reflection structure containing graphene
We investigate the effect of surface plasmon (SP) resonance on Goos–Hanchen (GH) spatial and angular... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.2325-2329 (2014)

Dichroic colored luster of laser-induced silver nanoparticle gratings buried in dense inorganic films
This paper deals with the colorimetric properties of silver nanoparticle gratings buried in a dense titania... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.C1-C7 (2014)

Photon-number uncertainty in a superconducting transition edge sensor beyond resolved-photon-number determination
As part of an effort to extend fundamental single-photon measurements into the macroscopic regime, we explore... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.B20-B24 (2014)

Sub-30-fs pulse compression and pulse shaping at the output of a 2-m-long optical fiber in the near-infrared range
We experimentally demonstrate fiber delivery of sub-30-fs pulses in the near-infrared range achieving... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.2317-2324 (2014)

Theoretical and experimental study of slow-scale Hopf limit-cycles in laser-based wideband optoelectronic oscillators
Optoelectronic oscillators are the subject of extensive research because of the wide variety of associated... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.2310-2316 (2014)

Polarization spectroscopy of 1S01P1 transition of neutral ytterbium isotopes in hollow cathode lamp
We analyze the polarization spectrum of S10−P11 transition in atomic ytterbium... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.2302-2309 (2014)

Dispersion engineering of suspended silicon photonic waveguides for broadband mid-infrared wavelength conversion
Silicon photonics has much potential in the mid-infrared (MIR) band due to the broad low-loss window of... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.2295-2301 (2014)

Higher-dimensional localized mode families in parity-time-symmetric potentials with competing nonlinearities
Both two-dimensional and three-dimensional localized mode families in different parity-time (PT)-symmetric... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.2286-2294 (2014)

Analysis of silica-filled slot waveguides based on hyperbolic metamaterials: erratum
In this erratum we have replaced the wrong figures and corrected several misprints that were found in our... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.2285-2285 (2014)

Effective collinear optical pumping for nuclear spin polarization
By numerically solving the density matrix equations, we show that the laser frequency ramping method by means... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 10, pp.2278-2284 (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
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)


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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