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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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Two-pulse structured illumination imaging
Structured illumination (SI), which is an imaging technique that is employed in a variety of fields, permits... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2584-2587 (2014)

Locally pressed photonic crystal fiber interferometer for multiparameter sensing
A mode interferometer consisting of a short section of photonic crystal fiber (PCF) fusion spliced to a... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2580-2583 (2014)

Integrated 10  Gb/s multilevel multiband passive optical network and 500  Mb/s indoor visible light communication system based on Nyquist single carrier frequency domain equalization modulation
We propose and experimentally demonstrate a novel integrated passive optical network (PON) and indoor visible... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2576-2579 (2014)

Ice thickness measurements by Raman scattering
A compact Raman LIDAR system with a spectrograph was used for express ice thickness measurements. The... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2573-2575 (2014)

Automatic method for focusing biological specimens in digital lensless holographic microscopy
A self-focusing method applicable to digital lensless holographic microscopy is presented. The method... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2569-2572 (2014)

Simultaneous optical absorption and viscoelasticity imaging based on photoacoustic lock-in measurement
We propose a dual-parameter detection method to realize the simultaneous optical absorption and... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2565-2568 (2014)

Hanbury Brown–Twiss effect with partially coherent electromagnetic beams
We derive expressions that allow us to examine the influence of different source parameters on the... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2561-2564 (2014)

Fractal signatures in the aperiodic Fibonacci grating
The Fibonacci grating (FbG) is an archetypal example of aperiodicity and self-similarity. While aperiodicity... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2557-2560 (2014)

On-chip synthesis of circularly polarized emission of light with integrated photonic circuits
The helicity of circularly polarized (CP) light plays an important role in the light–matter... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2553-2556 (2014)

Generation of a controllable optical cage by focusing a Laguerre–Gaussian correlated Schell-model beam
We analyze the intensity of a Laguerre–Gaussian correlated Schell-model (LGCSM) beam focused by a thin... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2549-2552 (2014)

Eavesdropping time and frequency: phase noise cancellation along a time-varying path, such as an optical fiber
Single-mode optical fiber is a highly efficient connecting medium used not only for optical... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2545-2548 (2014)

Radiation-hard erbium optical fiber and fiber amplifier for both low- and high-dose space missions
We present a new structure for erbium-doped optical fibers [hole-assisted carbon-coated, (HACC)] that,... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2541-2544 (2014)

Beam wavefront dynamical compensation by aberrations of the gain medium in laser amplifiers for beam quality improvement
A method is presented to dynamically improve the beam quality in laser amplifiers by spherical aberration... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 9, pp.2537-2540 (2014)

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