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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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Dynamic spatial pulse shaping via a digital micromirror device for patterned laser-induced forward transfer of solid polymer films
We present laser-induced forward transfer of solid-phase polymer films, shaped using a Digital Micromirror... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1129-1136 (2015)

Observation of giant local photoinduced birefringence in Ge25As30S45 thin films
Photoinduced birefringence (PIB) is studied in thin films of Ge25As30S45... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1122-1128 (2015)

Effect of TEA on the blue emission of ZnO quantum dots with high quantum yield
This work reports the luminescence, morphology and synthesis of ZnO quantum dots using a simple wet chemical... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1109-1121 (2015)

Enhanced light extraction efficiency of GaN-based LED fabricated by multi-chip array
In this study, we report the enhanced light extraction efficiency of light emitting diode (LED) devices by... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1098-1108 (2015)

Thermo-optic dispersion formulas for YCOB and GdCOB laser host crystals
We report on a comparative study of anisotropy and dispersion of thermo-optic coefficients, dn/dT, and... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1089-1097 (2015)

Radiation damage by light- and heavy-ion bombardment of single-crystal LiNbO3
In this work, a battery of analytical methods including in situ RBS/C, confocal micro-Raman, TEM/STEM, EDS,... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1071-1088 (2015)

Electrically controllable self-assembly for radial alignment of gold nanorods in liquid crystal droplets
We demonstrate the dispersion and alignment of gold nanorods in 5CB liquid crystal droplets in silicon oil... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1065-1070 (2015)

Ge(2), Ge(1) and Ge-E′ centers in irradiated Ge-doped silica: a first-principles EPR study
We present a first-principles investigation of Ge paramagnetic centers in Ge-doped vitreous silica... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1054-1064 (2015)

Strain engineering at a crystal fiber laser–metal alloy interface: an ultra-sensitive crystal-fiber-based sensor
The strain-activated tuning of a continuous wave ... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1045-1053 (2015)

Generalized characteristics of photo-elastic birefringence in polymer strip waveguides
This work investigates the material birefringence in a polymer strip waveguide which originates from thermal... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1030-1044 (2015)

Unique scattering patterns and reduced reflectance from Bessel’s rough surfaces
Two randomly rough surfaces are fabricated on a crystalline silicon substrate, exhibiting autocorrelation... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1016-1029 (2015)

Laser-induced nickel sphere migration and nanoparticle precipitation in silica glass
Techniques to control the colors and properties of glasses based on doping of the glasses with various metals... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1006-1015 (2015)

Fabrication of hierarchical photonic nanostructures inspired by Morpho butterflies utilizing laser interference lithography
We introduce laser interference lithography (LIL) as a tool to fabricate hierarchical photonic nanostructures... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.996-1005 (2015)

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