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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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Resolving transient time profile in ToF imaging via log-sum sparse regularization
Multi-frequency time-of-flight (ToF) cameras have been used to recover the transient time profiles of optical... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.918-921 (2015)

Experimental investigation of chirp properties induced by signal amplification in quantum-dot semiconductor optical amplifiers
We experimentally show the dynamic frequency chirp properties induced by signal amplification in a... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.914-917 (2015)

Simultaneous photoacoustic microscopy of microvascular anatomy, oxygen saturation, and blood flow
Capitalizing on the optical absorption of hemoglobin, photoacoustic microscopy (PAM) is uniquely capable of... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.910-913 (2015)

Optical levitation of a microdroplet containing a single quantum dot
We demonstrate the optical levitation or trapping in helium gas of a single quantum dot (QD) within a liquid... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.906-909 (2015)

High-sensitivity ultrashort mid-infrared pulse characterization by modified interferometric field autocorrelation
We report on spectral phase retrieval of 43 MHz, ∼100  fs, 3.3 μm pulses... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.902-905 (2015)

Self-deflecting plasmonic lattice solitons and surface modes in chirped plasmonic arrays
We show that chirped metal-dielectric waveguide arrays with focusing cubic nonlinearity can support plasmonic... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.898-901 (2015)

Coupling-length phase matching for efficient third-harmonic generation based on parallel-coupled waveguides
We study third-harmonic generation (THG) in parallel-coupled waveguides where the spatial modulation of the... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.894-897 (2015)

Influence of graphene coating on speckle-pattern rotation of light in gyrotropic optical fiber
In the present work, change in speckle-pattern of linearly polarized light passed through graphene-covered... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.890-893 (2015)

Two-mode injection-locked FP laser receiver: a regenerator for long-distance stable fiber delivery of radio-frequency standards
We propose and experimentally validate a new cost-effective optical receiver–regenerator scheme for... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.886-889 (2015)

Improving cross-modal face recognition using polarimetric imaging
We investigate the performance of polarimetric imaging in the long-wave infrared (LWIR) spectrum for... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.882-885 (2015)

Observation of a classical Cheshire cat in an optical interferometer
A recent neutron interferometry experiment claims to demonstrate a paradoxical phenomenon dubbed the... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.879-881 (2015)

Continuous wave-pumped wavelength conversion in low-loss silicon nitride waveguides
In this Letter we introduce a complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS)-compatible low-loss... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.875-878 (2015)

Optical reflection modulation using surface plasmon resonance in a graphene-embedded hybrid plasmonic waveguide at an optical communication wavelength
We propose a high-performance, graphene-based optical modulator with a surface plasmon resonance (SPR) at... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.871-874 (2015)

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