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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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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)

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 [Invited]
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)

Terahertz-wave detection in a GaP-based hybrid waveguide using a nonlinear optical parametric process
We design and simulate a GaP-based hybrid waveguide structure for room temperature terahertz-wave detection... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.708-713 (2015)

Spatially periodic modulation of optical conductivity in doped graphene by two-dimensional diffraction grating
We show theoretically that the optical conductivity of doped graphene can exhibit a spatially periodic... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.701-707 (2015)

Broadband infrared continuum generation in dispersion shifted tapered fiber
Experimental and theoretical studies of supercontinuum generation in the telecom spectral window are reported... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.692-700 (2015)

Dynamics and polarization of conventional and spin-VCSELs in the presence of an axial magnetic field
The spin flip model is used to investigate the effects of an axial magnetic field on the polarization and... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.683-691 (2015)

Numerical evaluation of irradiation diagram by plasmonic gratings and slit apertures
We describe a fast method to evaluate the far-field profile of a generic planar disposition of plasmonic... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.676-682 (2015)

Quantum phase transition in a shallow one-dimensional optical lattice
In this paper the extended Bose–Hubbard model describing ultracold atoms confined in a shallow,... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.670-675 (2015)

Split-field finite-difference time-domain method for second-harmonic generation in two-dimensionally periodic structures
The split-field finite-difference time-domain method is extended to second-harmonic generation in... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.664-669 (2015)

Modeling surface defects in fused silica optics for laser wave propagation
Modulation of the laser intensity caused by surface defects on optical components is a main concern for... JOSA B, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.655-663 (2015)

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Topics in Current Issue

Vol. 32, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2015  pp: 363–492

Atomic and Molecular Physics (1)
Lasers and Laser Optics (1)
Materials (2)
Nonlinear Optics (6)
Optical Devices (1)
Optics at Surfaces (1)
Plasmonics (1)
Scattering (1)
Sensors (1)
Spectroscopy (1)
Surface Plasmons (1)
Ultrafast Optics (1)

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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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