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Optical Materials Express is OSA's newest all-electronic, open-access optics journal. The journal primarily emphasizes advances in novel optical materials, their properties, modeling, synthesis and fabrication techniques; how such materials contribute to novel optical behavior; and how they enable new or improved optical devices.
Editor-in-Chief: David J. Hagan, CREOL, University of Central Florida
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication, monthly issues
2013 Impact Factor: 2.923
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Synthesis of titania- and silica-polymer hybrid materials and their application as refractive index-matched layers in touch screens
Titania- and silica-polymer hybrid materials were prepared with an in situ sol-gel process for refractive... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.690-703 (2015)
KTP OPO with signal wave at 1630 nm intracavity pumped by an efficient σ-polarized Nd,MgO:LiNbO3 laser
An efficient, 808-nm-laser-diode end-pumped, σ-polarized Nd,MgO:LiNbO3 laser emitting at... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.684-689 (2015)
Effect of Yb3+ on the upconversion luminescence of Tm3+/Yb3+ co-doped La2O3-TiO2-ZrO2 glasses
Containerless processing has been used to prepare Tm3+/Yb3+ co-doped... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.676-683 (2015)
Switchable and non-switchable zero backscattering of dielectric nano-resonators
Previous studies have shown that two-dimensional (2D) arrays of high-permittivity dielectric nanoparticles... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp.668-675 (2015)
Prospects of monoclinic Yb:KLu(WO4)2 crystal for multi-watt microchip lasers
The concept of Yb-doped double tungstate microchip lasers is verified and scaled to the multi-watt power... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp.661-667 (2015)
Ultra-low viscosity liquid crystal materials
We report five ultra-low viscosity nematic liquid crystal mixtures with birefringence around 0.1, dielectric... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp.655-660 (2015)
Erbium-doped AlN epilayers synthesized by metal-organic chemical vapor deposition
Erbium doped AlN epilayers (AlN:Er) have been grown by metal organic chemical vapor deposition. The 1.54... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp.648-654 (2015)
Purification of deteriorated liquid crystals by employing porous metal–organic-framework/polymer composites
This study demonstrates the effectual purification of degraded nematic liquid crystals (LCs) by introducing... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp.639-647 (2015)
Tunable lasing on silver island films by coupling to the localized surface plasmon
Lasing of N,N'-bis(3-methylphenyl)-N,N'-diphenyl-[1,1':4',1”-terphenyl]-4,4”-diamine (BMT-TPD)... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp.629-638 (2015)
Towards broadband terahertz generation due to coherent phonon–polariton excitations in centrosymmetric media
In this work, four-wave difference-frequency generation in centrosymmetric media doped with three-level... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp.623-628 (2015)
High energy-transfer rate from Sn2+ to Mn2+ in phosphate glasses
High energy-transfer rates from Sn2+ to Mn2+ centers are demonstrated in... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp.617-622 (2015)
Continuous-wave laser operation of Nd:LuAG ceramic with 4F3∕2→4I11∕2 transition
The diode-end-pumped continuous-wave Nd:LuAG ceramic lasers at 1064 nm and 1123 nm with... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp.611-616 (2015)
Fast-response liquid crystals for high image quality wearable displays
We demonstrate two ultra-low viscosity liquid crystal mixtures to enable field-sequential-color wearable... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 3, pp.603-610 (2015)
Topics in Current Issue
Vol. 5, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 2015 pp: 462–675
|Advanced Solid-State Lasers 2014|
|Chirality in Optics|
|Optical Materials for Flat Panel Displays|
|Advanced Solid-state Lasers|
|Nonlinear Optics 2013|
|Ultrafast Laser Modification of Materials|
|Mid-IR Photonic Materials|
|Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Materials for Novel Photonic Applications|
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- Mar 05 2015 : New Flexible Films for Touch Screen Applications Achieve Longer Lasting Display
- Jan 26 2015 : Optica Research - Entanglement on a Chip: Breakthrough Promises Secure Communications and Faster Computers
- Jan 23 2015 : OSA Welcomes New Editor of Applied Optics
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