OSA's Digital Library

Optics Express

Optics Express

  •  

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

View full Current Issue





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

View all Forthcoming articles

Temperature retrieval from Rayleigh-Brillouin scattering profiles measured in air
In order to investigate the performance of two different algorithms for retrieving temperature from... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.29655-29667 (2014)

Self-tracking solar concentrator with an acceptance angle of 32°
Solar concentration has the potential to decrease the cost associated with solar cells by replacing the... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1880-A1894 (2014)

Observation of electro-activated localized structures in broad area VCSELs
We demonstrate experimentally the electro-activation of a localized optical structure in a coherently driven... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.30225-30233 (2014)

A novel tunable frequency selective surface absorber with dual-DOF for broadband applications
A novel tunable frequency selective surface (FSS) with dual-degrees of freedom (DOF) is presented, and... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.30217-30224 (2014)

Non-iterative holographic axial localization using complex amplitude of diffraction-free vortices
We present a novel technique of digital holography using digitally implemented diffraction-free vortices for... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.30200-30216 (2014)

Enhanced conductivity of sol-gel silica cladding for efficient poling in electro-optic polymer/TiO2 vertical slot waveguide modulators
We report the enhanced conductivity of sol-gel silica under-cladding for efficient poling of electro-optic... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.30191-30199 (2014)

Relation of the angular momentum of surface modes to the position of their power-flow center
We show that the value of the total angular momentum (AM) carried by a surface mode can be interpreted as... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.30184-30190 (2014)

Tunable THz absorption in graphene-based heterostructures
We investigate THz absorption properties of graphene-based heterostructures by using characteristics matrix... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.30177-30183 (2014)

Generation and elimination of polarization-dependent ablation of cubic crystals by femtosecond laser radiation
We experimentally showed that the π/2-period oscillation of an ablation area with laser polarization... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.30170-30176 (2014)

Enhanced transmission due to antireflection coating layer at surface plasmon resonance wavelengths
We present experiments and analysis on enhanced transmission due to dielectric layer deposited on a metal... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.30161-30169 (2014)

Analysis of the THz response of a simple periodic graphite-based structure
We report the observation of the dichroism effect in simple wire grid structures made of graphite on a paper... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.30156-30160 (2014)

Ag nanoparticles@ZnO nanowire composite arrays: an absorption enhanced UV photodetector
A novel heterojunction ultraviolet (UV) photodetector of assembling Ag nanoparticles (NPs) onto ZnO nanowire... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.30148-30155 (2014)

Longitudinal fiber parameter measurements of multi-core fiber using OTDR
A novel technique is proposed for measuring the longitudinal fiber parameters of multi-core fiber (MCF). The... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 24, pp.30137-30147 (2014)

View all Forthcoming articles

Call for Papers

Light, Energy, and the Environment
  • Thomas White, César Domínguez, Gerard Wysocki, Seunghyup Yoo
  • Submissions Open: January 2, 2015; Submission Deadline: 1 February 2015
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: 4 December 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)
Optical Interconnects
  • Zhaohui Li, Ivan Shubin, Xiang 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

Read More


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

Self-tracking solar concentrator with an acceptance angle of 32°
Solar concentration has the potential to decrease the cost associated with solar cells by replacing the... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1880-A1894 (2014)

Thermoresponsive scattering coating for smart white LEDs
White light emitting diode (LED) systems, capable of lowering the color temperature of emitted light on... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1868-A1879 (2014)

P-side-up thin-film AlGaInP-based light emitting diodes with direct ohmic contact of an ITO layer with a GaP window layer
A twice wafer-transfer technique can be used to fabricate high-brightness p-side-up thin-film AlGaInP-based... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1862-A1867 (2014)

Photoelectrochemical hydrogen generation with linear gradient Al composition dodecagon faceted AlGaN/n-GaN electrode
We demonstrated photoelectrochemical cells (PECs) with dodecagon faceted AlGaN/n-GaN heterostructure... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1853-A1861 (2014)

High efficiency of photon-to-heat conversion with a 6-layered metal/dielectric film structure in the 250-1200 nm wavelength region
The optical properties and thermal stability of a 6-layered metal/dielectric film structure are investigated... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1843-A1852 (2014)

Roll-to-roll embossing of optical linear Fresnel lens polymer film for solar concentration
Roll-to-roll manufacturing has been proven to be a high-throughput and low-cost technology for continuous... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1835-A1842 (2014)

Planar solar concentrator featuring alignment-free total-internal-reflection collectors and an innovative compound tracker
This study proposed a planar solar concentrator featuring alignment-free total-internal-reflection (TIR)... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1818-A1834 (2014)

Trace aerosol detection and identification by dynamic photoacoustic spectroscopy
Dynamic photoacoustic spectroscopy (DPAS) is a high sensitivity technique for standoff detection of trace... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1810-A1817 (2014)

Regularly patterned non-polar InGaN/GaN quantum-well nanorod light-emitting diode array
The growth and process of a regularly patterned nanorod (NR)- light-emitting diode (LED) array with its... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1799-A1809 (2014)

Light extraction analysis and enhancement in a quantum dot light emitting diode
We apply a rigorous dipole model to analyze the light outcoupling and angular performance of quantum dot... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1783-A1798 (2014)