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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B

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About the Journal

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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Use of etalon-immune distances to reduce the influence of background signals in frequency-modulation spectroscopy and noise-immune cavity-enhanced optical heterodyne molecular spectroscopy
The detection sensitivity of phase-modulated techniques such as frequency-modulation spectroscopy (FMS) and... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 12, pp.2938-2945 (2014)

Extracting dynamical Green’s function of ultracold quantum gases via electromagnetically induced transparency
The essential quantum many-body physics of an ultracold quantum gas relies on the single-particle... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 12, pp.2931-2937 (2014)

Laser interaction with materials: introduction
Laser-materials interaction is the fascinating nexus where laser physics, optical physics, and materials... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.LIM1-LIM3 (2014)

Boundary tracking algorithms for determining the stability of mode-locked pulses
We develop robust computational methods, referred to as boundary tracking algorithms, that can rapidly... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2914-2930 (2014)

GaInAsP/InP-based optical modulator consisting of gap-surface-plasmon-polariton waveguide: theoretical analysis
We propose a III–V-based electro-absorption plasmon modulator that can be used to construct fully... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2908-2913 (2014)

Polarization dynamics induced by orthogonal optical injection close to the lasing mode of a single-transverse-mode VCSEL
We experimentally investigate the polarization-resolved nonlinear dynamics of a long-wavelength... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2901-2907 (2014)

Micromachining of borosilicate glass surfaces using femtosecond higher-order Bessel beams
We report experimental results on micromachining of borosilicate glass slides with femtosecond higher-order... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.C48-C52 (2014)

Composite Au-on-SiC nanorods for sensing
A self-consistent theoretical model for the optical response of composite metal–dielectric nanorods on... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2893-2900 (2014)

Ground-state cooling for a nanomechanical resonator by a double quantum dot system coupled to ferromagnetic leads
In this article, a scheme for cooling a nanomechanical resonator (NMR) by a double quantum dot system with an... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2885-2892 (2014)

Electromagnetically induced phase grating via population trapping condition in a microwave-driven four-level atomic system
An electromagnetically induced phase grating (EIG) controlled by coherent population trapping (CPT) in a... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2879-2884 (2014)

Orthogonal solutions for asymmetric strongly coupled waveguide arrays: an elegant, analytical approach
Silicon-on-insulator (SOI) waveguides are the focus of present-day photonics due to their smaller device... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2871-2878 (2014)

Rotation dynamics of a uniaxial birefringent cylinder in an optical tweezer with a rotating polarization ellipse
We make a theoretical investigation on the rotation dynamics of a uniaxial birefringent cylinder in an... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 11, pp.2864-2870 (2014)

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)

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)

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
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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