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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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Errata: Frequency ratio measurement of 171Yb and 87Sr optical lattice clocks
We correct the errors in the uncertainty budget. The determined ratio... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32199-32199 (2014)

Optimal signal constellation design for ultra-high-speed optical transport in the presence of nonlinear phase noise
In this paper, we first describe an optimal signal constellation design algorithm suitable for the coherent... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32188-32198 (2014)

Control of cavity lifetime of 1.5 µm wafer-fused VCSELs by digital mirror trimming
Digital chemical etching is used to trim the output mirror thickness of wafer-fused VCSELs emitting at a... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32180-32187 (2014)

Design and production of antireflection coating for the 8–10 µm spectral region
A special design procedure allowing to trap layer thicknesses inside specified limits is applied for... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32174-32179 (2014)

Phase noise performance comparison between optoelectronic oscillators based on optical delay lines and whispering gallery mode resonators
We investigate the phase noise performance of optoelectronic oscillators when the optical energy storage... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32158-32173 (2014)

Planarised optical fiber composite using flame hydrolysis deposition demonstrating an integrated FBG anemometer
This paper reports for the first time a planarised optical fiber composite formed using Flame Hydrolysis... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32150-32157 (2014)

Experimental demonstration and devices optimization of NRZ-DPSK amplitude regeneration scheme based on SOAs
We propose and experimentally demonstrate a novel scheme which can simultaneously realize... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32138-32149 (2014)

Imaging bacterial 3D motion using digital in-line holographic microscopy and correlation-based de-noising algorithm
Abstract: Better understanding of bacteria environment interactions in the context of biofilm formation... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32119-32137 (2014)

Regularized iterative integration combined with non-linear diffusion filtering for phase-contrast x-ray computed tomography
Phase-contrast x-ray computed tomography has a high potential to become clinically implemented because of its... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32107-32118 (2014)

Generation of bright attosecond x-ray pulse trains via Thomson scattering from laser-plasma accelerators
Generation of attosecond x-ray pulse attracts more and more attention within the advanced light source user... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32098-32106 (2014)

Parallel ptychographic reconstruction
Ptychography is an imaging method whereby a coherent beam is scanned across an object, and an image is... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32082-32097 (2014)

Nanofocusing of terahertz wave in a tapered hyperbolic metal waveguide
An tapered hyperbolic metal waveguide is suggested for the nanofocusing of terahertz waves. We numerically... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32071-32081 (2014)

Mode conversion based on forward stimulated Brillouin scattering in a hybrid phononic-photonic waveguide
We propose a scheme for on-chip all optical mode conversion based on forward stimulated Brillouin scattering... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 26, pp.32060-32070 (2014)

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Call for Papers

Light, Energy, and the Environment
  • Thomas White, César Domínguez, Gerard Wysocki, Seunghyup Yoo
  • Submissions Open: January 5, 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

In Progress

Quantum Cascade Lasers (Invited Only)
  • Miriam Serena Vitiello (Lead), Giacomo Scalari, Benjamin Williams, Paolo De Natale
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)
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)

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Advanced Solid-State Lasers
  • Katia Gallo, Yoonchan Jeong, Thomas Sudmeyer
  • 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

Structural study and Raman scattering analysis of Cu2ZnSiTe4 bulk crystals
Bulk crystals of Cu2ZnSiTe4 (CZSiTe) have been prepared by modified Bridgman method and... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1936-A1943 (2014)

Design of efficient LED optics with two free-form surfaces
Most LED illumination applications require generation of complex light patterns for which the secondary... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1926-A1935 (2014)

Numerical method for an analysis of nonlinear light propagation in photorefractive media - time nonlocal approach
Nonlinear light propagation in photorefractive media can be analyzed by numerical methods. The presented... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1907-A1925 (2014)

Superlattice photonic crystal as broadband solar absorber for high temperature operation
A high performance solar absorber using a 2D tantalum superlattice photonic crystal (PhC) is proposed and its... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1895-A1906 (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)

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)