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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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Tunable deep-subwavelength superscattering using graphene monolayers
In this Letter, we theoretically propose for the first time that graphene monolayers can be used for... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 8, pp.1651-1654 (2015)

Adsorption of cationic organic dyes in suspended-core fibers
We report on the absorption measurements of the liquid-filled pure-silica microstructured optical fibers. The... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 8, pp.1647-1650 (2015)

Micro-patterned photo-aligned ferroelectric liquid crystal Fresnel zone lens
In this Letter, we disclose a fast switchable Fresnel zone lens (FZL) by confining the ferroelectric liquid... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 8, pp.1643-1646 (2015)

On the dual-cone nature of the conical refraction phenomenon
In conical refraction (CR), a focused Gaussian input beam passing through a biaxial crystal and parallel to... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 8, pp.1639-1642 (2015)

Discrete plasmonic Talbot effect in finite metal waveguide arrays
We introduce supermode theory into the propagation of surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) in nanoscale metal... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 8, pp.1635-1638 (2015)

Distributed MIMO chaotic radar based on wavelength-division multiplexing technology
A distributed multiple-input multiple-output chaotic radar based on wavelength-division multiplexing... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 8, pp.1631-1634 (2015)

260-megahertz, megawatt-level thin-disk oscillator
A Kerr-lens mode-locked (KLM) Yb:YAG thin-disk oscillator delivering 215-fs pulses with 75-W average power... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 8, pp.1627-1630 (2015)

Single-shot speckle reduction in numerical reconstruction of digitally recorded holograms
A single-shot method to reduce the speckle noise in the numerical reconstructions of electronically recorded... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 8, pp.1623-1626 (2015)

Beam wander of partially coherent array beams through non-Kolmogorov turbulence
Based on the theory of second moments and non-Kolmogorov spectrum, the beam wander theory is extend to... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 8, pp.1619-1622 (2015)

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)