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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
2012 Impact Factor: 2.616
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Direct measurement of the dielectric frame rotation of monoclinic crystals as a function of the wavelength
We report a method based on Malus’ law to directly measure the dielectric frame orientation of... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 1, pp.57-62 (2014)
Investigation into inhomogeneous electrical and optical properties of indium tin oxide film using spectroscopic ellipsometry with multi-layer optical models
Indium tin oxide (ITO) films with various thicknesses are deposited on glass substrates using a DC magnetron... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 1, pp.43-56 (2014)
Introduction: Nonlinear Optics (NLO) 2013 feature
Abstract: This feature issue contains 1 invited paper and 5 contributed papers from presentations from the... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 1, pp.41-42 (2014)
Predicting the drawing conditions for Microstructured Optical Fiber
The efficient and accurate fabrication of Microstructured optical fibers (MOFs) requires a practical... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 1, pp.29-40 (2014)
Tunable white-light emission in single-phase
A series of Tm3+ and/or Eu3+ doped Ca9Gd(VO4)7... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 1, pp.16-28 (2014)
Infrared supercontinuum generation in soft-glass photonic crystal fibers pumped at 1560 nm
In this work we present results on supercontinuum (SC) generation in a photonic crystal fiber (PCF)... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 1, pp.7-15 (2014)
Mode-locking in Er-doped fiber laser based on mechanically exfoliated Sb2Te3 saturable absorber
We demonstrate the usage of a new saturable absorber material – antimony telluride... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 1, pp.1-6 (2014)
Nonlinear absorption and refraction of binary and ternary alkaline and alkaline earth silicate glasses
Nonlinear optical properties such as the nonlinear refractive index and nonlinear absorption are... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3 Issue 12, pp.2132-2140 (2013)
RF sputtered amorphous chalcogenide thin films for surface enhanced infrared absorption spectroscopy
The primary objective of this study is the development of transparent thin film materials in the IR enabling... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3 Issue 12, pp.2112-2131 (2013)
A parametric study of laser induced-effects in terbium-doped borosilicate glasses: prospects for compact magneto-optic devices
We report a study of ultrafast laser waveguide inscription in two magneto-optical glasses. Two types of... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3 Issue 12, pp.2096-2111 (2013)
Single-substrate polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystal display
We demonstrated a single-substrate polymer-stabilized blue phase liquid crystal (PSBP LC) display using a... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3 Issue 12, pp.2086-2095 (2013)
Sol-gel fabrication and characterization of ZnO and Zn2SiO4
nanoparticles embedded silica glass-ceramic waveguides
ZnO and Zn2SiO4 nanoparticles embedded SiO2 waveguides, a new candidate for... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3 Issue 12, pp.2078-2085 (2013)
Engineering of optically defect free Cu2O enabling exciton luminescence at room temperature
Cu2O is an interesting semiconductor with extraordinary high exciton binding energy, however... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3 Issue 12, pp.2072-2077 (2013)
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Vol. 3, Iss. 12 — Dec. 1, 2013 pp: 2003–2140
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|Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Materials for Novel Photonic Applications|
|Specialty Optical Fibers|
|Advances in Optical Materials|
|Nanocarbon for Photonics and Optoelectronics|
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