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Optics Express

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About the Journal

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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Light field geometry of a standard plenoptic camera
The Standard Plenoptic Camera (SPC) is an innovation in photography, allowing for acquiring two-dimensional... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.26659-26673 (2014)

Parallel LC circuit model for multi-band absorption and preliminary design of radiative cooling
We perform a comprehensive analysis of multi-band absorption by exciting magnetic polaritons in the infrared... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1713-A1724 (2014)

MRGC performance evaluation model of gas leak infrared imaging detection system
Gas leak infrared imaging detection technology has become one of the most effective means to detect gas... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1701-A1712 (2014)

Light extraction enhancement of organic light-emitting diodes using aluminum zinc oxide embedded anodes
Aluminum zinc oxide (AZO) has been embedded onto indium tin oxide (ITO) anode to enhance the light extraction... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1695-A1700 (2014)

Light outcoupling enhancement from top-emitting organic light-emitting diodes made on a nano-sized stochastic texture surface
An effective method for enhancing the light outcoupling efficiency from top-emitting organic light-emitting... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1687-A1694 (2014)

Improvement of the light extraction efficiency of GaN-based LEDs using rolled-up nanotube arrays
In this paper, we have investigated the effect of rolled-up nanotubes on the light extraction efficiency of... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1680-A1686 (2014)

Enhanced performances in inverted small molecule solar cells by Ag nanoparticles
We demonstrate a highly efficient inverted small molecular solar cell with integration of Ag nanoparticles... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1669-A1679 (2014)

Energy efficiency and color quality limits in artificial light sources emulating natural illumination
We present in this work a calculation of the theoretical limits attainable for natural light emulation with... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1659-A1668 (2014)

Low-power communication with a photonic heat pump
An optical communication channel is constructed using a heated thermo-electrically pumped, high efficiency... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1650-A1658 (2014)

Balanced optical-microwave phase detector for sub-femtosecond optical-RF synchronization
We demonstrate that balanced optical-microwave phase detectors (BOMPD) are capable of optical-RF... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27102-27111 (2014)

Widefield two laser interferometry
A novel system has been developed that can capture the wide-field interference pattern generated by... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27094-27101 (2014)

High-average-power 266 nm generation with a KBe2BO3F2 prism-coupled device
High-average-power fourth harmonic generation (4thHG) of an Nd:YAG laser has been achieved by using a... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27086-27093 (2014)

All-optical phase-preserving multilevel amplitude regeneration
The possibility of all-optical phase-preserving amplitude regeneration for star-8QAM is demonstrated using a... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27077-27085 (2014)

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Call for Papers

Controlled Light Propagation through Complex Media
  • Jerome Mertz, Hui Cao, Sylvain Gigan, Rafael Piestun
  • Submissions Open: 1 December 2014; Submission Deadline: 1 February 2015
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
Advanced Solid-State Lasers 2014
  • Kenneth Schepler, Katia Gallo, F. Ömer Ilday, Yoonchan Jeong, Shibin Jiang, Takunori Taira
  • Submissions Open: 1 November 2014; Submission Deadline: 15 December 2014
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
Optical Interconnects
  • Zhaohui Li, Ivan Shubin, Xiang Zhou
  • Submission Opens: 1 October 2014; Submission Deadline: 3 November 2014

In Progress

Nonlinear Photonics
  • Nail Akhmediev (Lead) and Yaroslav Kartashov
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)
2014 Digital Holography and 3-D Imaging
  • Yoshio Hayasaki (lead), Levent Onural, Gabriel Popescu, Changhe Zhou
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)
Space-Division Multiplexing (Invited Only)
  • Guifang Li, Xiang Liu, Magnus Karlsson, Yves Quiquempois
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)

Published

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

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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

Parallel LC circuit model for multi-band absorption and preliminary design of radiative cooling
We perform a comprehensive analysis of multi-band absorption by exciting magnetic polaritons in the infrared... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1713-A1724 (2014)

MRGC performance evaluation model of gas leak infrared imaging detection system
Gas leak infrared imaging detection technology has become one of the most effective means to detect gas... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1701-A1712 (2014)

Light extraction enhancement of organic light-emitting diodes using aluminum zinc oxide embedded anodes
Aluminum zinc oxide (AZO) has been embedded onto indium tin oxide (ITO) anode to enhance the light extraction... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1695-A1700 (2014)

Light outcoupling enhancement from top-emitting organic light-emitting diodes made on a nano-sized stochastic texture surface
An effective method for enhancing the light outcoupling efficiency from top-emitting organic light-emitting... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1687-A1694 (2014)

Improvement of the light extraction efficiency of GaN-based LEDs using rolled-up nanotube arrays
In this paper, we have investigated the effect of rolled-up nanotubes on the light extraction efficiency of... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1680-A1686 (2014)

Enhanced performances in inverted small molecule solar cells by Ag nanoparticles
We demonstrate a highly efficient inverted small molecular solar cell with integration of Ag nanoparticles... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1669-A1679 (2014)

Energy efficiency and color quality limits in artificial light sources emulating natural illumination
We present in this work a calculation of the theoretical limits attainable for natural light emulation with... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1659-A1668 (2014)

Low-power communication with a photonic heat pump
An optical communication channel is constructed using a heated thermo-electrically pumped, high efficiency... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1650-A1658 (2014)

Multi-objective genetic algorithm for the optimization of a flat-plate solar thermal collector
We present a multi-objective genetic algorithm we developed for the optimization of a flat-plate solar... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S6, pp.A1641-A1649 (2014)

Binary phase shift keying on orthogonal carriers for multi-channel CO2 absorption measurements in the presence of thin clouds
A new modulation technique for Continuous Wave (CW) Lidar is presented based on Binary Phase Shift Keying... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S6, pp.A1634-A1640 (2014)