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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)

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)

Athermal and widely tunable VCSEL with bimorph micromachined mirror
We demonstrate an athermal and electrostatically-tunable 850nm-band MEMS VCSEL for the first time. The... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21471-21479 (2014)

Modulation efficiency of double-phase hologram complex light modulation macro-pixels
The modulation efficiency of the double-phase hologram macro-pixel that is designed for complex modulation of... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21460-21470 (2014)

Enhanced optical output performance in InGaN/GaN light-emitting diode embedded with SiO2 nanoparticles
We demonstrated the InGaN/GaN-based light-emitting diodes (LEDs) with SiO2 nanoparticles embedded... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21454-21459 (2014)

Resolution-enhanced all-optical analog-to-digital converter employing cascade optical quantization operation
In this paper, a cascade optical quantization scheme is proposed to realize all-optical analog-to-digital... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21441-21453 (2014)

Depolarization and enpolarization DOP histograms measured for surface and bulk speckle patterns
dop histograms are measured in the off-specular far field speckle of disordered media under polarized and... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21427-21440 (2014)

Coherent optomechanical oscillation of a silica microsphere in an aqueous environment
We report the observation of optomechanical oscillation by immersing a silica microsphere in liquid. Due to... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21421-21426 (2014)

Ultrafast waveform synthesis and characterization using coherent Raman sidebands in a reflection scheme
Coherent Raman sidebands have the potential to serve as a source of single cycle pulses. We generate these... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21411-21420 (2014)

Phase-sensitive Bloch surface wave sensor based on variable angle spectroscopic ellipsometry
In this paper, we propose a phase-sensitive Bloch surface wave sensor based on the variable angle... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21403-21410 (2014)

An analytical approach for gain optimization in multimode fiber Raman amplifiers
In this paper, an analytical approach is proposed to minimize the mode dependent gain as well as the... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21393-21402 (2014)

Coherent signal composition and global phase determination in signal multiplexed polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography
We present an analysis of the structural image information acquired with polarization sensitive optical... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21382-21392 (2014)

Spectral-resolved multifocal multiphoton microscopy with multianode photomultiplier tubes
Multiphoton excitation fluorescence microscopy is the preferred method for in vivo deep tissue imaging. Many... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 18, pp.21368-21381 (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

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)

Fabrication and characterization of back-side illuminated InGaN/GaN solar cells with periodic via-holes etching and Bragg mirror processes
In this study, the design and fabrication schemes of back-side illuminated InGaN/GaN solar cells with... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S5, pp.A1334-A1342 (2014)

Electroluminescence enhancement in InGaN light-emitting diode during the electrical stressing process
This study of the optoelectronic properties of blue light-emitting diodes under direct current stress. It is... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S5, pp.A1328-A1333 (2014)

Dual cyclic power saving technique for XG-PON
In a passive optical network (PON), energy conservation is an important system design goal to satisfy the... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S5, pp.A1310-A1327 (2014)

Experimental observation of electroluminescence enhancement on green LEDs mediated by surface plasmons
We experimentally demonstrate the 1.5-fold enhancement of the electroluminescence (EL) of surface-plasmon... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S5, pp.A1303-A1309 (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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