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Optical Materials Express

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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
2012 Impact Factor: 2.616

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Radiative efficiency of inelastic exciton-exciton scattering in ZnO nanocrystalline films
By using high-excitation photoluminescence spectroscopy, we explored the emissions due to inelastic... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.1023-1029 (2014)

Systematic z-scan measurements of the third order nonlinearity of chalcogenide glasses
We report measurements of the third order optical nonlinearity of 51 chalcogenide glasses in the near... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.1011-1022 (2014)

Manipulating wave polarization by twisted plasmonic metamaterials
A simple bilayered chiral metamaterial is constructed by using an array of two twisted split ring resonators... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.1003-1010 (2014)

Homogeneity of rapid grown DKDP crystal
For rapid grown DKDP crystals, homogeneity should be paid more attention than traditional grown ones because... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.997-1002 (2014)

Holographic nanoparticle-polymer composites based on radical-mediated thiol-yne photopolymerizations: characterization and shift-multiplexed holographic digital data page storage
We investigate volume holographic recording in a photopolymerizable nanoparticle-polymer (NPC) composite film... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.982-996 (2014)

Measurement of charge density distributions in KTa1-xNbxO3 optical beam deflectors
In a KTa1-xNbxO3 optical beam deflector, light rays are bent by a space... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.976-981 (2014)

Controlled modification of optical and structural properties of glass with embedded silver nanoparticles by nanosecond pulsed laser irradiation
Glass with embedded spherical silver nanoparticles of ~15 nm in radius contained in a layer with thickness of... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.969-975 (2014)

Secondary electro-optic effect in liquid crystalline cholesteric blue phases
The electro-optic Kerr effect in cubic blue phase liquid crystals comprises two components with different... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.960-968 (2014)

Electrically assisting crystal growth of blue phase liquid crystals
We proposed an electrically assisting crystal growth of blue phase liquid crystals (BP-LCs) to generate... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.953-959 (2014)

Large area plasmonic nanoparticle arrays with well-defined size and shape
We demonstrate an innovative process to fabricate uniformly shaped plasmonic nanoparticles. Laser... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.944-952 (2014)

Homeotropic orientation of nematic liquid crystals induced by dissolving polypropyleneimine dendrimer having peripheral mesogens
A mixture of nematic liquid crystals (NLCs) with a small amount of a polypropyleneimine-based ... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.934-943 (2014)

Highly efficient blue emitting materials based on indenopyrazine derivatives for OLEDs
Two indenopyrazine compounds for organic light emitting diodes were synthesized with phenanthrene or pyrene... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.924-933 (2014)

Nematic liquid crystal nanocomposite with scattering-free, microsecond electro-optic response
We report a microsecond electro-optic response in an anisotropic-polymer/liquid-crystal composite, which... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.916-923 (2014)

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