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Optics Express

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)

Design of μc-Si:H/a-Si:H coaxial tandem single-nanowire solar cells considering photocurrent matching
Abstract: The single nanowire solar cells (SNSCs) with radial junctions are expected to show the superiority... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1761-A1767 (2014)

Light-opals interaction modeling by direct numerical solution of Maxwell’s equations
This work describes a 3-D Finite-Difference Time-Domain (FDTD) computational approach for the optical... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27739-27749 (2014)

Lithium niobate ridged waveguides with smooth vertical sidewalls fabricated by an ultra-precision cutting method
This paper demonstrates the application of ultra-precision cutting to the fabrication of ridged... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27733-27738 (2014)

Unprecedented highest electro-optic coefficient of 226 pm/V for electro-optic polymer/TiO2 multilayer slot waveguide modulators
We investigated the electrical properties and optical quality of two layers a titanium dioxide... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27725-27732 (2014)

Field enhancement of nonreciprocal electromagnetic wave supported by magnetic surface plasmon
At the zigzag edge of a magnetic photonic crystal with honeycomb lattice, the nonreciprocal surface modes... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27717-27724 (2014)

Flat mirror tilt and piston measurement based on structured light reflection
This paper presents a simple method for flat mirror tilt and piston measurement. The method only needs an LCD... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27707-27716 (2014)

Surface plasmon-enhanced nanoscopy of intracellular cytoskeletal actin filaments using random nanodot arrays
The feasibility of super-resolution microscopy has been investigated based on random localization of surface... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27695-27706 (2014)

Fiber Bragg gratings for low-temperature measurement
We demonstrate the use of fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) as a monolithic temperature sensor from ambient to... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27681-27694 (2014)

Wavelength-locking-free 1.57µm differential absorption lidar for CO2 sensing
We propose a novel wavelength-locking-free differential absorption lidar system for CO2 sensing.... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27675-27680 (2014)

Iterative algorithm for absolute planarity calibration in three-flat test
An iterative algorithm is presented to calibrate the shapes of the reference surfaces in three-flat test.... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27669-27674 (2014)

Push-broom hyperspectral image calibration and enhancement by 2D deconvolution with a variant response function estimate
In this paper, we propose a novel method for spectral and spatial calibration and resolution enhancement of... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27655-27668 (2014)

Nonlinear self-polarization flipping in silicon sub-wavelength waveguides: distortion, loss, dispersion, and noise effects
We numerically investigate nonlinear self-polarization flipping in a silicon waveguide. We identify specific... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 22, pp.27643-27654 (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

Design of μc-Si:H/a-Si:H coaxial tandem single-nanowire solar cells considering photocurrent matching
Abstract: The single nanowire solar cells (SNSCs) with radial junctions are expected to show the superiority... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1761-A1767 (2014)

Efficiency dip observed with InGaN-based multiple quantum well solar cells
The dip of external quantum efficiency (EQE) is observed on In0.15Ga0.85N/GaN multiple... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1753-A1760 (2014)

Enhanced optical phase conjugation in nonlinear metamaterials
Optical phase conjugation by degenerate four-wave mixing in nonlinear metamaterials is studied theoretically... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1744-A1752 (2014)

Analysis and demonstration of atmospheric methane monitoring by mid-infrared open-path chirped laser dispersion spectroscopy
Atmospheric methane concentration levels were detected using a custom built laser dispersion spectrometer in... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1731-A1743 (2014)

Wideband antireflective circular polarizer exhibiting a perfect dark state in organic light-emitting-diode display
We proposed wideband antireflective circular polarizer for realizing a true black state in all viewing... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S7, pp.A1725-A1730 (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)