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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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From Cartesian to polar: a new POLICRYPS geometry for realizing circular optical diffraction gratings
We report on the realization of a liquid crystal (LC)-based optical diffraction grating showing a polar... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6201-6204 (2014)

Narrow linewidth 1560  nm InGaAsP split-contact corrugated ridge waveguide DFB lasers
We demonstrate a split-contact corrugated ridge waveguide InGaAsP distributed feedback laser at 1560 nm.... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6197-6200 (2014)

Wide-angle reflection-mode spatial filtering and splitting with photonic crystal gratings and single-layer rod gratings
New diffractive optical elements offering a frequency tolerant, very efficient, high-pass and bandpass... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6193-6196 (2014)

Coherent kiloelectronvolt x-rays generated by subcycle optical drivers: a feasibility study
We theoretically explored the feasibility of high-harmonic generation in the kiloelectronvolt spectral range... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6189-6192 (2014)

All-fiber self-accelerating Bessel-like beam generator and its application
We demonstrate an all-fiber transverse self-accelerating Bessel-like beam generator and its optical trapping... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6185-6188 (2014)

On-chip programmable ultra-wideband microwave photonic phase shifter and true time delay unit
We proposed and experimentally demonstrated an ultra-broadband on-chip microwave photonic processor that can... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6181-6184 (2014)

Phase imaging using shifted wavefront sensor images
We propose a new approach to the complete retrieval of a coherent field (amplitude and phase) using the same... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6177-6180 (2014)

Measurement of optical magnitude response based on double-sideband modulation
A novel approach to perform high-resolution optical magnitude response measurements, using optical... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6174-6176 (2014)

One-step Jones matrix polarization holography for extraction of spatially resolved Jones matrix of polarization-sensitive materials
We propose, for the first time to our knowledge, a method for realizing one-step measurement of... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6170-6173 (2014)

Effect of B3+-N3− on YAG:Dy thermographic phosphor luminescence
The use of thermographic phosphors for high-temperature (>1000  K) thermometry currently is... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6166-6169 (2014)

Epi-illumination diffraction phase microscopy with white light
We demonstrate the first reflection-based epi-illumination diffraction phase microscope with white light... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6162-6165 (2014)

Optical realization of quantum Kerr medium dynamics
We use the propagation of a conveniently shaped Gaussian beam in a GRIN media to mimic a quantum cavity... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6158-6161 (2014)

Experimental evidence of Er3+ ion reduction in the radiation-induced degradation of erbium-doped silica fibers
The gain of erbium-doped fiber amplifiers is damaged by irradiation partly because of creation of color... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 21, pp.6154-6157 (2014)

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