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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
2012 Impact Factor: 3.546

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Compressive holographic two-dimensional localization with 1/302 subpixel accuracy
We propose the use of compressive holography for two–dimensional (2D) subpixel motion localization.... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 8, pp.9774-9782 (2014)

A novel integrated structure of thin film GaN LED with ultra-low thermal resistance: erratum
This erratum amends the missing part in acknowledgment section of our publication [Opt. Express 22, A606... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A960-A960 (2014)

Retrieval of vertical particle concentration profiles by optical remote sensing: a model study
Water-leaving radiance is subject to depth variability of the water constituents. The optical penetration... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A947-A959 (2014)

High performance GaN-based flip-chip LEDs with different electrode patterns
A high-performance flip-chip light-emitting diode (FCLED) with a Ni/Ag metallic film as high reflectivity... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A941-A946 (2014)

Near-unity broadband absorption designs for semiconducting nanowire arrays via localized radial mode excitation
We report design methods for achieving near-unity broadband light absorption in sparse nanowire arrays,... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A930-A940 (2014)

Hollow antiresonant fibers with low bending loss
We first use numerical simulations to show that bending losses of hollow antiresonant fibers are a strong... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 8, pp.10091-10096 (2014)

Orthogonal dispersive spectral-domain optical coherence tomography
Ultrahigh depth range spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SDOCT) can be realized based on the... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 8, pp.10081-10090 (2014)

Fiber-integrated optical nano-tweezer based on a bowtie-aperture nano-antenna at the apex of a SNOM tip
We propose a new concept of fiber-integrated optical nano-tweezer on the basis of a single bowtie-aperture... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 8, pp.10072-10080 (2014)

Multi-polarization fringe projection imaging for high dynamic range objects
Traditional fringe-projection three-dimensional (3D) imaging techniques struggle to estimate the shape of... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 8, pp.10064-10071 (2014)

Texture analysis microscopy: quantifying structure in low-fidelity images of dense fluids
Optical images are often corrupted by noise, low contrast, uneven illumination and artefacts, which may pose... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 8, pp.10046-10063 (2014)

Prediction of radiation pressure force exerted on moving particles by the two-level skeletonization
A fast full-wave method for computing radiation pressure force (RPF) exerted by shaped light beams on moving... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 8, pp.10032-10045 (2014)

Ultraviolet electroluminescence from hetero p-n junction between a single ZnO microsphere and p-GaN thin film
We report ultraviolet electroluminescence from a hetero p-n junction between a single ZnO microsphere and... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 8, pp.10026-10031 (2014)

All-optical helicity dependent magnetic switching in Tb-Fe thin films with a MHz laser oscillator
We demonstrate all-optical magnetic switching (AOS) in an amorphous Tb30Fe70 thin film,... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue 8, pp.10017-10025 (2014)

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Advanced Solid-State Lasers
  • Katia Gallo, Yoonchan Jeong, Thomas Sudmeyer
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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
Laser Ignition Conference
  • Takunori Taira, Hirohide Furutani, Ernst Wintner, Fumiteru Akamatsu, Kunihiko Washio, Chunlei Guo, Robert Lucht
  • Published
Surface Plasmon Photonics (Invitation Only)
  • Pierre Berini, Javier Garcia de Abajo, Namkyoo Park, and Alexandre Bouhelier
  • Published
Microwave Photonics
  • Jose Capmany, Guifang Li, Christina Lim, and Jianping Yao
  • Published
ECOC 2013
  • Ekaterina Golovchenko, Andrew Lord, Graeme Maxwell, Periklis Petropoulos, Albert Rafel, Seb Savory
  • Published
Hyperbolic Metamaterials
  • Mikhail Noginov, Mikhail Lapine, Viktor Podolskiy, and Yuri Kivshar
  • Published
Renewable Energy and the Environment (Invitation Only)
  • Christian Seassal and John Koshel
  • 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.


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A novel integrated structure of thin film GaN LED with ultra-low thermal resistance: erratum
This erratum amends the missing part in acknowledgment section of our publication [Opt. Express 22, A606... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A960-A960 (2014)

Retrieval of vertical particle concentration profiles by optical remote sensing: a model study
Water-leaving radiance is subject to depth variability of the water constituents. The optical penetration... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A947-A959 (2014)

High performance GaN-based flip-chip LEDs with different electrode patterns
A high-performance flip-chip light-emitting diode (FCLED) with a Ni/Ag metallic film as high reflectivity... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A941-A946 (2014)

Near-unity broadband absorption designs for semiconducting nanowire arrays via localized radial mode excitation
We report design methods for achieving near-unity broadband light absorption in sparse nanowire arrays,... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A930-A940 (2014)

Design of a high efficiency ultrathin CdS/CdTe solar cell using back surface field and backside distributed Bragg reflector
A high efficiency CdS/CdTe solar cell was designed with a reduced CdTe absorber-layer thickness and a... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A921-A929 (2014)

Phase space considerations for light path lengths in planar, isotropic absorbers
Fundamental limits for path lengths of light in isotropic absorbers are calculated. The method of calculation... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A908-A920 (2014)

Illumination of dense urban areas by light redirecting panels
With the high population growth rate, especially in developing countries, and the scarcity of land resources,... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A895-A907 (2014)

Aperiodic and randomized dielectric mirrors: alternatives to metallic back reflectors for solar cells
Dielectric mirrors have recently emerged for solar cells due to the advantages of lower cost, lower... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A880-A894 (2014)

Enhanced power conversion efficiency of quantum dot sensitized solar cells with near single-crystalline TiO2 nanohelixes used as photoanodes
Photo-electrodes with tailored three-dimensional nanostructures offer a large enhancement in light harvesting... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A867-A879 (2014)

Influence of V-pits on the efficiency droop in InGaN/GaN quantum wells
We discuss the influence of V-pits and their energy barrier, originating from its facets of (101¯1)... Optics Express, Vol. 22 Issue S3, pp.A857-A866 (2014)

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An implementation method based on ERS imaging mode for sun sensor with 1 kHz update rate and 1″ precision level

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GPU accelerated toolbox for real-time beam-shaping in multimode fibres

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