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Optical Materials Express


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

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Synthesis in NH4NO3 flux and abnormal upconversion of LiYF4:Er3+/Yb3+ microcrystals
The NH4NO3 molten solution system was developed to synthesize... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2381-2391 (2014)

Rapid assembly of gold nanoparticle-based microstructures using optically-induced electrokinetics
This paper presents a rapid approach for assembling gold nano-particles (AuNPs)-based microstructures using... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2368-2380 (2014)

Plasmon-induced Lorentz forces of nanowire chiral hybrid modes
The mechanical forces associated with surface currents are widely overlooked and point to a new family of... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2355-2367 (2014)

Optical properties of the nonpolar a-plane MgZnO films grown on a-GaN/r-sapphire templates by pulsed laser deposition
Nonpolar (112¯0)a-plane MgZnO films were grown on different a-GaN/r-sapphire templates by pulsed laser... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2346-2354 (2014)

Chirality in Rhomborhina Gigantea beetle
The exocuticle of Rhomborhina Gigantea was examined for its iridescent properties. The iridescence was... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2340-2345 (2014)

Circular dichroism from windmill-shaped planar structures operating in mid-infrared regime
In this paper, windmill-shaped planar structure arrays operating in the mid-IR regime are proposed. Strong... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2332-2339 (2014)

Optical constants of hydrogenated zinc oxide thin films
Zinc oxide thin films were deposited via radio frequency magnetron sputtering. Hydrogenation of the films was... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2323-2331 (2014)

Arrays of core-shell nanospheres as 3d isotropic broadband ENZ and highly absorbing metamaterials
Making use of homogenization techniques, core-shell particle nanocomposites have been considered to estimate... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2310-2322 (2014)

Elastico-mechanoluminescent enhancement with Gd3+ codoping in diphase (Ba,Ca)TiO3:Pr3+
Elastico-mechanoluminescence (EML) in diphase (Ba,Ca)TiO3:Pr3+ with 60 mol% Ca content... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2300-2309 (2014)

Quasicrystalline-structured light harvesting nanophotonic silicon films on nanoimprinted glass for ultra-thin photovoltaics
We present nanophotonic light harvesting crystalline silicon (c-Si) thin films on glass exhibiting ten-fold... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2290-2299 (2014)

Annealing effect on structural, morphological, and optical behaviors of CBD-CdS nanostructured films for solar cells
In the current work, the effect of an annealing process on structural, morphological, and optical behaviors... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2280-2289 (2014)

Diode-pumped continuous-wave (Ho,Tm):KLu(WO4)2 laser with >1 W output power
We studied laser generation of the Ho3+-ion in (Ho,Tm):KLu(WO4)2 crystals... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2274-2279 (2014)

High performance liquid crystal displays with a low dielectric constant material
We report high performance liquid crystal displays (LCDs), including fringe field switching (p-FFS) and... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 11, pp.2262-2273 (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
  • Submission Opens: 1 August 2014; Submission Deadline: 15 September 2014


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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