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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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Computational toolbox for optical tweezers in geometrical optics
Optical tweezers have found widespread application in many fields, from physics to biology. Here, we explain... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.B6-B14 (2015)

Optical collimation of an atomic beam using a white light molasses
We investigate optical collimation of an atomic beam using a spectrally broadened white light molasses. We... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.B1-B10 (2015)

80 years of steering and the Einstein–Podolsky–Rosen paradox: introduction
The year 2015 marks 80 years since Einstein, Podolsky, and Rosen argued for the incompleteness of quantum... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.EPR1-EPR2 (2015)

Decoherence of Einstein–Podolsky–Rosen steering
We consider two systems A and B that share Einstein–Podolsky–Rosen (EPR) steering correlations... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.A82-A91 (2015)

Analog of the Clauser–Horne–Shimony–Holt inequality for steering
The Clauser–Horne–Shimony–Holt (CHSH) inequality and its permutations are necessary and... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.A74-A81 (2015)

Einstein–Podolsky–Rosen quantum simulations in nonclassical phase-space
We give a brief history of probabilistic quantum simulations of Einstein–Podolsky–Rosen... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.A64-A73 (2015)

Verifying the quantumness of a channel with an untrusted device
Suppose one wants to certify that a quantum channel is not entanglement breaking. I consider all four... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.A56-A63 (2015)

Polarization and mutual coupling effects in aluminum nanoantenna arrays
This paper uses finite-difference time-domain modeling to study the impact of varying the polarization of the... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.721-729 (2015)

Elliptic cylindrical pseudo-optical black hole for omnidirectional light absorber: comment
We prove that Lee et al.’s theoretical analysis and final formula for ray trajectories in an... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.719-720 (2015)

How Einstein and/or Schrödinger should have discovered Bell’s theorem in 1936
We show how one can be led from considerations of quantum steering to Bell’s theorem. We begin with... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.A50-A55 (2015)

Einstein–Podolsky–Rosen steering and the steering ellipsoid
The question of which two-qubit states are steerable [i.e., permit a demonstration of... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.A40-A49 (2015)

Joint measurability and temporal steering
Quintino et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett.113, 160402 (2014)10.1103/PhysRevLett.113.160402PRLTAO0031-9007] and... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.A34-A39 (2015)

High average power, diffraction-limited picosecond output from a sapphire face-cooled Nd:YVO4 slab amplifier
We demonstrated high average power, diffraction-limited (M2∼1.1) picosecond output from a... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.714-718 (2015)

Call for Papers

Electromagnetic Metasurfaces
  • Andrea Alù, George Eleftheriades
  • Submission Opens: 15 July 2015; Submission Deadline: 1 September 2015
Diamond Photonics
  • Paul Barclay (Lead), Kai-Mei Fu, Fedor Jelezko, Marko Loncar
  • Submission opens: 1 May 2015; Submission deadline: 1 June 2015

In Progress

Optical Cooling and Trapping
  • Antonio A. R. Neves (Lead), Philip H. Jones, Le Luo, Onofrio M. Maragò
  • In progress (no new submissions accepted)
80 years of Steering and the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradox
  • Eric G. Cavalcanti (Lead), Curtis J. Broadbent, Stephen P. Walborn, Howard M. Wiseman
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)


Laser Interaction with Materials (Invited only)
  • Leonid Zhigilei (Lead), Thomas Baumert, Pavel Polynkin
  • Published
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

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