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Optical Materials Express


About the Journal

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
eISSN: 2159-3930
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication, monthly issues
2013 Impact Factor: 2.923

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Mid-infrared gyrotropy in split-ring resonators measured by Mueller matrix ellipsometry
Understanding gyrotropic effects in the mid-infrared (MIR) spectral range is of high technological interest... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2646-2655 (2014)

Qualitative correlation between structural chirality through the cuticle of Chrysina aurigans scarabs and left-handed circular polarization of the reflected light
Measured reflection spectra from elytra of C. aurigans scarabs are reported for wavelengths between 300 and... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2632-2645 (2014)

Breaking trade-offs between translucency and diffusion in particle-doped films
Particle-doped thin films that are translucent and diffusive have applications in cosmetics, coatings, and... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2621-2631 (2014)

Nanodiamond in tellurite glass Part I: origin of loss in nanodiamond-doped glass
Tellurite glass fibers with embedded nanodiamond are attractive materials for quantum photonic applications.... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2608-2620 (2014)

Blueshift in near-band-edge emission in Y3+-doped CuAlO2 nanofibers
The optical properties of CuAlO2:Y3+ electrospun nanofibers have been studied through... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2602-2607 (2014)

Modulation of dielectric properties of KTaO3 in terahertz region via 532nm continuous-wave laser
The dielectric constant of potassium tantalate (KTaO3) single crystals at 0.1-0.8 THz is modulated... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2595-2601 (2014)

Enhance energy transfer between quantum dots by the surface plasmon of Ag island film
We observed enhanced energy transfer between quantum dots which were spin coated on the surface of Ag island... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2586-2594 (2014)

Magnetic circular dichroism as a local probe of the polarization of a focused Gaussian beam
We study experimentally the polarisation of an asymptotically linearly polarized focused Gaussian beam.... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2574-2585 (2014)

Enhanced photocurrent of a nitride–based photodetector with InN dot-like structures
The InN dot-like layer was applied in the gallium nitride based material for the purpose of infrared... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2565-2573 (2014)

In situ measurements of the axial expansion of palladium microdisks during hydrogen exposure using diffraction phase microscopy
We measured the height of Pd microdisks during H2 exposure using epi-illumination diffraction... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2559-2564 (2014)

Current status of the development of the Kumgang laser
The Kumgang laser, a 4 kW (4 x 0.1 J @ 10 kHz / 8.5 ns) coherent beam combination laser using self-controlled... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2551-2558 (2014)

Defect modes in a one-dimensional photonic crystal with a chiral defect layer
We investigate the propagation of electromagnetic waves in a one-dimensional photonic crystal containing a... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2542-2550 (2014)

Fast switchable optical vortex generator based on blue phase liquid crystal fork grating
Optical vortices have great potentials in optical communications, quantum computations, micro-manipulations... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 12, pp.2535-2541 (2014)

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Call for Papers

Advanced Solid-State Lasers 2014
  • Kenneth Schepler, Katia Gallo, F. Ömer Ilday, Yoonchan Jeong, Shibin Jiang, Takunori Taira
  • Submissions Open: 1 November 2014; Submission Deadline: 15 December 2014

In Progress

Chirality in Optics
  • Thierry Verbiest (Lead), Benoît Champagne, Guy Koeckelberghs
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)


Laser Ceramics
  • David Hagan, Hong Jin Kong, Jas Sanghera, Takunori Taira
  • Published
Optical Materials for Flat Panel Displays
  • Wei Lee, Jongwook Park, Vivek Subramanian, Hideo Takezoe
  • Published
Advanced Solid-state Lasers
  • Shibin Jiang, Markus Hehlen, Takunori Taira
  • Published
Nonlinear Optics 2013
  • Yanqing Lu, Takunori Taira, Jerry Dadap, Magnus Karlsson, and Nicolae Panoiu
  • Published
Ultrafast Laser Modification of Materials
  • Thierry Cardinal, Lionel Canioni, Yves Bellouard, and Ya Cheng
  • Published
Mid-IR Photonic Materials
  • Juejun Hu, Jerry Meyer, Kathleen Richardson, and Lawrence Shah
  • Published
Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Materials for Novel Photonic Applications
  • Partha Banerjee, Dean Evans, Wei Lee, Victor Reshetnyak, and Nelson Tansu
  • Published
Optical Ceramics
  • Jasbinder Sanghera, Takunori Taira, and Romain Gaume
  • Published

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