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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 of 3.385, 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
2012 Impact Factor: 3.385

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Integrated phased array for wide-angle beam steering
We demonstrate an on-chip optical phased array fabricated in a CMOS compatible process with continuous, fast... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4575-4578 (2014)

Enhanced photorefractive performance of polymeric composites through surface plasmon effects of gold nanoparticles
We investigated the photorefractivity enhancement of polymeric composites by introducing gold nanoparticles... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4571-4574 (2014)

Highly birefringent 98-core fiber
We report on the fabrication and characterization of a polarization-maintaining multicore fiber. The fiber... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4568-4570 (2014)

Double-Brillouin-frequency spaced multiwavelength generation in one loop structure
We demonstrate a simple and unique double-Brillouin-frequency spaced multiwavelength structure. It uses the... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4565-4567 (2014)

Highly efficient higher-order modes filtering into aperiodic very large mode area fibers for single-mode propagation
We report here on the first experimental demonstration, to the best of our knowledge, of a new generation of... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4561-4564 (2014)

Generation of Airy beams by four-wave mixing in Rubidium vapor cell
We report on an experimental generation of Airy beams by four-wave mixing (FWM) in atomic vapor cells. This... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4557-4560 (2014)

Efficient laser emission from cladding waveguide inscribed in Nd:GdVO4 crystal by direct femtosecond laser writing
We report on the fabrication of depressed cladding waveguides in Nd:GdVO4 laser crystal by using... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4553-4556 (2014)

Simple, portable, and low-cost microscope based on off-axis digital holography using two spherical waves
In this Letter, we present a highly compact and low-cost holographic microscope which is especially suitable... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4549-4552 (2014)

Field-programmable optical devices based on resonance elimination
Optical switches are among the essential building blocks in optical networks due to their unique role in... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4545-4548 (2014)

Controllable multiband terahertz notch filter based on a parallel plate waveguide with a single deep groove
The influence of the air gap on the response of transmission for a transverse-electric mode parallel plate... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4541-4544 (2014)

Controllable single-mode random laser using stimulated Raman gain
The present study demonstrates numerically a novel approach to perform a controllable single-mode random... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4537-4540 (2014)

Piconewton force measurement using a nanometric photonic crystal diaphragm
A compact force fiber sensor capable of measuring forces at the piconewton level is reported. It consists of... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4533-4536 (2014)

Demonstration of subtraction imaging in confocal microscopy with vector beams
The subtraction imaging in confocal microscopy is demonstrated by using two vector beams with radial and... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 15, pp.4529-4532 (2014)

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