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Optics Express

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The original all-electronic, open-access optics journal, Optics Express (OpEx) is known for its rapid time to publication and high Impact Factor. OpEx publishes peer-reviewed articles that emphasize scientific and technology innovations in all aspects of optics and photonics.

Editor-in-Chief: Andrew M. Weiner, Purdue University
eISSN: 1094-4087
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication, Bi-weekly issues
2013 Impact Factor: 3.525

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Linearly-polarized short-pulse AOM Q-switched 978 nm photonic crystal fiber laser: errata
A typing error in our manuscript is reported and corrected. Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S6, pp.A1399-A1399 (2014)

Global optimization of omnidirectional wavelength selective emitters/absorbers based on dielectric-filled anti-reflection coated two-dimensional metallic photonic crystals
We report the design of dielectric-filled anti-reflection coated (ARC) two-dimensional (2D) metallic photonic... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21711-21718 (2014)

Experimental classification of dynamical regimes in optically injected lasers
We present a reliable and fast technique to experimentally categorise the dynamical state of optically... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21701-21710 (2014)

Mode-locking and frequency mixing at THz pulse repetition rates in a sampled-grating DBR mode-locked laser
We report a sampled grating distributed Bragg reflector (SGDBR) laser with two different gratings which... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21690-21700 (2014)

High quality micro liquid crystal phase lenses for full resolution image steering in auto-stereoscopic displays
The use of pixel-level tunable liquid crystal (LC) lenses to steer the images shown on a flat panel display... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21679-21689 (2014)

Improved near-infrared ocean reflectance correction algorithm for satellite ocean color data processing
A new approach for the near-infrared (NIR) ocean reflectance correction in atmospheric correction for... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21657-21678 (2014)

Aquatic laser fluorescence analyzer: field evaluation in the northern Gulf of Mexico
The new Aquatic Laser Fluorescence Analyzer (ALFA) provides spectral and temporal measurements of... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21641-21656 (2014)

Real-time laser differential confocal microscopy without sample reflectivity effects
A new real-time laser differential confocal microscopy (RLDCM) without sample reflectivity difference effects... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21626-21640 (2014)

Tailoring single-cycle electromagnetic pulses in the 2–9 THz frequency range using DAST/SiO2 multilayer structures pumped at Ti:sapphire wavelength
We present a numerical parametric study of single-cycle electromagnetic pulse generation in a... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21618-21625 (2014)

Mid-IR hyperspectral imaging of laminar flames for 2-D scalar values
This work presents a new emission-based measurement which permits quantification of two-dimensional scalar... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21600-21617 (2014)

A 4-way wavelength demultiplexer based on the plasmonic broadband slow wave system
We propose a broadband slow wave system based on the thin metal-insulator-metal (MIM) graded grating... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21589-21599 (2014)

Arbitrary cylinder color model for the codebook based background subtraction
The codebook background subtraction approach is widely used in computer vision applications. One of its... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21577-21588 (2014)

Silicon nanodisk array design for effective light trapping in ultrathin c-Si
The use of ultrathin c-Si (crystalline silicon) wafers thinner than 20 μm for solar cells is a very... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S6, pp.A1431-A1439 (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
Quantum Cascade Lasers (Invited Only)
  • Miriam Serena Vitiello (Lead), Giacomo Scalari, Benjamin Williams, Paolo De Natale
  • Submissions Open: 1 November 2014; Submission Deadline: 1 December 2014
Nonlinear Photonics
  • Nail Akhmediev (Lead), John M. Dudley, Yaroslav Kartashov
  • Submission Opens: 1 September 2014; Submission Deadline: 1 October 2014
2014 Digital Holography and 3-D Imaging
  • Yoshio Hayasaki (lead), Levent Onural, Gabriel Popescu, Changhe Zhou
  • Submissions Open: 1 August 2014; Submission Deadline: 1 September 2014
Optical Interconnects
  • Zhaohui Li, Ivan Shubin, Xiang Zhou
  • Submission Opens: 1 October 2014; Submission Deadline: 3 November 2014
Space-Division Multiplexing (Invited Only)
  • Guifang Li, Xiang Liu, Magnus Karlsson, Yves Quiquempois
  • Submission Opens: 29 July 2014; Submission Deadline: 15 September 2014

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Advanced Solid-State Lasers
  • Katia Gallo, Yoonchan Jeong, Thomas Sudmeyer
  • Published
Physics and Applications of Laser Dynamics
  • Yung-Fu Chen, Frédéric Grillot, Marc Sciamanna
  • Published
Renewable Energy and the Environment
  • Olivier Deparis, John Koshel, Raavi Sai Santosh Kumar, Christian Seassal
  • Published
Nonlinear Optics 2013
  • Yanqing Lu, Takunori Taira, Jerry Dadap, Magnus Karlsson, and Nicolae Panoiu
  • Published

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Energy Express

Energy Express is a special bi-monthly supplement dedicated to rapid developments in optics for sustainable energy.

Submissions are encouraged in areas that encompass the science and engineering of light and its impact on sustainable energy development, the environment, and green technologies.


Recently Published Energy Express Articles

Silicon nanodisk array design for effective light trapping in ultrathin c-Si
The use of ultrathin c-Si (crystalline silicon) wafers thinner than 20 μm for solar cells is a very... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S6, pp.A1431-A1439 (2014)

Pyramidal surface textures for light trapping and antireflection in perovskite-on-silicon tandem solar cells
Perovskite-on-silicon tandem solar cells show potential to reach > 30% conversion efficiency,... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S6, pp.A1422-A1430 (2014)

Microstructured porous ZnO thin film for increased light scattering and improved efficiency in inverted organic photovoltaics
Microstructured porous zinc oxide (ZnO) thin film was developed and demonstrated as an electron selective... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S6, pp.A1412-A1421 (2014)

Hybrid tandem solar cell enhanced by a metallic hole-array as the intermediate electrode
A metallic hole-array structure was inserted into a tandem solar cell structure as an intermediate electrode,... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S6, pp.A1400-A1411 (2014)

Total internal reflection-based planar waveguide solar concentrator with symmetric air prisms as couplers
We present a waveguide coupling approach for planar waveguide solar concentrator. In this approach, total... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S6, pp.A1389-A1398 (2014)

Single chip super broadband InGaN/GaN LED enabled by nanostructured substrate
A new type of LED, single chip super broadband InGaN/GaN LED is presented in this paper. The LED is composed... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S5, pp.A1380-A1388 (2014)

Surface plasmon polariton enhanced ultrathin nano-structured CdTe solar cell
We demonstrate numerically that two-dimensional arrays of ultrathin CdTe nano-cylinders on Ag can serve as an... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S5, pp.A1372-A1379 (2014)

Multi-periodic nanostructures for photon control
We propose multi-periodic nanostructures yielded by superposition of multiple binary gratings for wide... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S5, pp.A1363-A1371 (2014)

Introduction on the fabrication technique of phosphor in glass by tape-casting and investigation on the chromaticity property
We introduce a new fabrication technique of phosphor in glass (PiG) for light-emitting diodes (LEDs)... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S5, pp.A1355-A1362 (2014)

Mode-based analysis of silicon nanohole arrays for photovoltaic applications
We investigate the optical properties of silicon nanohole arrays for application in photovoltaic cells in... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S5, pp.A1343-A1354 (2014)

Spotlight on Optics

Observation of strongly enhanced ultrashort pulses in 3-D metallic funnel-waveguide

One of the most challenging topics in the field of ultrafast optics is the understanding of unusual phenomena arising... [more]

Range-resolved vibrometry using a frequency comb in the OSCAT configuration

One of the intriguing uses for laser Doppler vibrometry is to eavesdrop on a conversation by picking up the vibrations... [more]

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