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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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Micromachined tethered silicon oscillator for an endomicroscopic Lissajous fiber scanner
This work reports micromachined tethered silicon oscillators (MTSOs) for endoscopic Lissajous fiber scanners.... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6675-6678 (2014)

Efficient yellow-green light generation at 561  nm by frequency-doubling of a QD-FBG laser diode in a PPLN waveguide
A compact high-power yellow–green continuous wave (CW) laser source based on second-harmonic... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6672-6674 (2014)

Bandwidth and repetition rate programmable Nyquist sinc-shaped pulse train source based on intensity modulators and four-wave mixing
We propose and experimentally demonstrate an all-optical Nyquist sinc-shaped pulse train source based on... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6668-6671 (2014)

Broadband cavity-enhanced molecular spectra from Vernier filtering of a complete frequency comb
We present a new approach to cavity enhanced-direct frequency comb spectroscopy where the full emission... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6664-6667 (2014)

Multiline resonant filters fashioned with different periodic subwavelength gratings
We present the potential realization of multiline optical filters by the integration of different periodic... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6660-6663 (2014)

Optical coherence gratings and lattices
We introduce a class of partially coherent temporal/spatial sources, optical coherence gratings/lattices that... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6656-6659 (2014)

Trimodality imaging system and intravascular endoscopic probe: combined optical coherence tomography, fluorescence imaging and ultrasound imaging
In this Letter, we present a trimodality imaging system and an intravascular endoscopic probe for the... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6652-6655 (2014)

Content adaptive illumination for Fourier ptychography
Fourier ptychography (FP) is a recently reported technique, for large field-of-view and high-resolution... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6648-6651 (2014)

Simple parameterized coordinate transformation method for deep- and smooth-profile gratings
A simple variable transformation that consists of two joined straight-line segments per grating period is... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6644-6647 (2014)

Role of incoherent pumping in a strongly coupled system of exchange-split excitons and pillar-microcavities
We present an experimental study of the influence of incoherent pumping upon the strong coupling between... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6640-6643 (2014)

Anomalous diffraction and Abel transformation of astigmatic beams in photonic lattices
We identify a novel and counterintuitive regime of discrete diffraction for astigmatic light beams in 2D... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6636-6639 (2014)

Generation of 0.9-mJ THz pulses in DSTMS pumped by a Cr:Mg2SiO4 laser
We report on high-field terahertz transients with 0.9-mJ pulse energy produced in a... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6632-6635 (2014)

Yellow laser performance of Dy3+ in co-doped Dy,Tb:LiLuF4
We present laser results obtained from a Dy3+-Tb3+ co-doped LiLuF4 crystal,... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 23, pp.6628-6631 (2014)

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