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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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Arbitrary holographic spectral shaping of plasmonic broadband excitations
We demonstrate a new method for controlling the broadband excitations of surface plasmons. This method is... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1615-1618 (2015)

Tuning random lasing in photonic glasses
We present a detailed numerical investigation of the tunability of a diffusive random laser when Mie... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1611-1614 (2015)

Thermal oscillatory behavior analysis and dynamic modulation of refractive index in microspherical resonator
The thermal nonlinear effects in whispering-gallery-mode resonators are characterized by oscillatory behavior... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1607-1610 (2015)

Toward integrated electrically controllable directional coupling based on dielectric loaded graphene plasmonic waveguide
We propose and numerically analyze a mid-infrared electrically controllable plasmonic waveguide directional... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1603-1606 (2015)

Compensating thermal drift of hybrid silicon and lithium niobate ring resonances
We present low-power compensation of thermal drift of resonance wavelengths in hybrid silicon and lithium... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1599-1602 (2015)

High spatial resolution recording of near-infrared hologram based on photo-induced phase transition of vanadium dioxide film
We present a method to record near-infrared (NIR) hologram at high spatial resolution. This method... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1595-1598 (2015)

Anti-Stokes photoluminescence in Ga/Bi co-doped sol-gel silica glass
Unusual temperature dependence of the anti-Stokes photoluminescence (ASPL) at 734 nm was found in Ga/Bi... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1591-1594 (2015)

Twisted Gaussian Schell-model beams as series of partially coherent modified Bessel–Gauss beams
We show that twisted Gaussian Schell-model (TGSM) beams can be represented through an incoherent... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1587-1590 (2015)

Ultrafast all-optical technologies for bidirectional optical wireless communications
In this Letter, a spherical retro-modulator architecture is introduced for operation as a bidirectional... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1583-1586 (2015)

Long-range micro-pulse aerosol lidar at 1.5  μm with an upconversion single-photon detector
A micro-pulse lidar at eye-safe wavelength is constructed based on an upconversion single-photon detector.... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1579-1582 (2015)

On-sky demonstration of optimal control for adaptive optics at Palomar Observatory
High-order adaptive optics systems often suffer from significant computational latency, which ultimately... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1575-1578 (2015)

Plasmon ruler with gold nanorod dimers: utilizing the second-order resonance
The idea of utilizing the second-order plasmon resonance of gold nanorod π-dimers for plasmon rulers is... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1571-1574 (2015)

Kerr optical frequency comb generation in strontium fluoride whispering-gallery mode resonators with billion quality factor
We report the fabrication for the first time of a strontium fluoride (SrF2) whispering-gallery... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 7, pp.1567-1570 (2015)

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