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Optics Letters



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Optics Letters (OL) provides rapid dissemination of new results in all areas of optics and photonics with short, original, peer-reviewed communications. The articles often describe research-in-progress, thus reflecting the leading edge in the "science of light." With an Impact Factor above a 3, OL is among the top-ranked journals in the Optics category.

Editor-in-Chief: Xi-Cheng Zhang, University of Rochester
ISSN: 0146-9592 | eISSN: 1539-4794
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication, issues twice monthly
2013 Impact Factor: 3.179

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Torsional optical spring effect in coupled nanobeam photonic crystal cavities
Compared to probe-tuned optomechanical cavity systems, coupled cavity systems have the merit of having much... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6289-6292 (2014)

Wave manipulation with designer dielectric metasurfaces
The concept of an ultra-thin metasurface made of single layer of only-dielectric disks for successful phase... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6285-6288 (2014)

Handling noise in single image defocus map estimation by using directional filters
State-of-the-art defocus map estimation methods are sensitive to image noise. Even a small amount of noise... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6281-6284 (2014)

Measurement of temperature profile induced by the optical signal in fiber Bragg gratings using whispering-gallery modes
The temperature sensitivity of whispering-gallery mode resonances of an optical fiber is exploited to measure... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6277-6280 (2014)

Short and efficient mode-size converter designed by segmented-stepwise method
We present an efficient segmented-stepwise method to design a short and low-loss mode-size converter. A... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6273-6276 (2014)

Tunable terahertz coherent perfect absorption in a monolayer graphene
Coherent perfect absorber (CPA) was proposed as the time-reversed counterpart to laser: a resonator... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6269-6272 (2014)

Improved multiphoton ultraviolet upconversion photoluminescence in ultrasmall core-shell nanocrystals
Near-infrared to ultraviolet multiphoton upconversion photoluminescence in ultrasmall... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6265-6268 (2014)

Extended fisheye lens model for practical geometric correction and image enhancement
An extended fisheye lens model is presented to control the size ratio between the distorted and virtually... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6261-6264 (2014)

Observing angular deviations in light-beam reflection via weak measurements
An optical analog of the quantum weak measurement scheme proved to be very useful for the observation of... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6257-6260 (2014)

Tunable Fabry–Perot resonators with embedded graphene from terahertz to near-infrared frequencies
Fabry–Perot resonators with inserted graphene are proposed for efficient reflectance modulation from... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6253-6256 (2014)

Generation of broadband 17-μJ mid-infrared femtosecond pulses at 3.75  μm by silicon carbide crystal
In this contribution, we report the generation of 17-μJ mid-infrared (MIR) pulses with duration of... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6249-6252 (2014)

Ultra low-loss hypocycloid-core Kagome hollow-core photonic crystal fiber for green spectral-range applications
We report on the development of a hypocycloidal-core Kagome hollow-core photonic crystal fiber guiding, with... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6245-6248 (2014)

Terahertz-bandwidth photonic fractional Hilbert transformer based on a phase-shifted waveguide Bragg grating on silicon
We propose and experimentally demonstrate the first THz bandwidth on-chip photonic fractional Hilbert... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6241-6244 (2014)

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