About the Journal
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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Superattraction mediated by quantum fluctuations of plasmon quasi-continuum
We investigate the force between a plasmonic nanoparticle and a highly excited two-level system (molecule).... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2056-2059 (2015)
Cancellation of lateral displacement noise of three-port gratings for coupling light to cavities
Reflection gratings enable light coupling to optical cavities without transmission through substrates.... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2053-2055 (2015)
On the rewriting of ultrashort pulse-induced nanogratings
In this study, we report on the erasure and rewriting of nanogratings by femtosecond laser pulses in the bulk... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2049-2052 (2015)
Nanopillar arrays with nanoparticles fabricated by a femtosecond laser pulse train for highly sensitive SERRS
This work presents a novel method for fabricating repeatable, uniform, large-area, highly sensitive,... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2045-2048 (2015)
Temperature dependence of sapphire fiber Raman scattering
Anti-Stokes Raman scattering in sapphire fiber has been observed for the first time. Temperature dependence... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2041-2044 (2015)
Spatio-temporal light springs: extended encoding of orbital angular momentum in ultrashort pulses
We introduce a new class of spatio-temporally coupled ultrashort laser beams, which are obtained by... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2037-2040 (2015)
All-fiber bidirectional optical parametric oscillator for precision sensing
We present the design and operation of an all-fiber, synchronously pumped, bidirectional optical parametric... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2033-2036 (2015)
Quantitative time-averaged gas and liquid distributions using x-ray fluorescence and radiography in atomizing sprays
A method for quantitative measurements of gas and liquid distributions is demonstrated using simultaneous... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2029-2032 (2015)
Single input state, single-mode fiber-based polarization-sensitive optical frequency domain imaging by eigenpolarization referencing
Fiber-based polarization-sensitive optical frequency domain imaging is more challenging than free-space... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2025-2028 (2015)
Continuously tunable and fast-response terahertz metamaterials using in-plane-switching dual-frequency liquid crystal cells
A metamaterial that is embedded in an in-plane-switching dual-frequency liquid crystal cell is used to... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2021-2024 (2015)
Forward-peaked scattering of polarized light: erratum
We intend to correct the typographical errors that occurred in our recent Letter [Opt. Lett.39, 6422... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2020-2020 (2015)
Fabrication and characterization of high-contrast mid-infrared GeTe4 channel waveguides
We report the fabrication and characterization of high index contrast (Δn≈0.9) GeTe4... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2016-2019 (2015)
Experimental demonstration of robustness and accuracy of a DLI-based OSNR monitor under changes in the transmitter and link for different modulation formats and baud rates
We experimentally studied the performance of a delay-line interferometer-based optical signal-to-noise ratio... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 9, pp.2012-2015 (2015)
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