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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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Laser heating of the Y1-xDyxPO4 nanocrystals
We propose a novel material prepared by microwave-hydrothermal treatment, the tetragonal xenotime-type... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1230-1239 (2015)

Scattering of electromagnetic waves from a chiral coated nihility cylinder hosted by isotropic plasma medium
Theoretical analysis of the electromagnetic wave scattering of cylindrical waves from chiral coated nihility... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1224-1229 (2015)

Polarizing light waveguide plate from polymer stabilized liquid crystals
Liquid crystal displays are playing a crucial role in current information era. Many of them are edgelit,... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1217-1223 (2015)

Sulfonyl-containing polymer and its alumina nanocomposite with high Abbe number and high refractive index
In this study, we focus on refractive-index and Abbe-number improvements to optical polyesters. First, we... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1210-1216 (2015)

Spectral properties and role of aluminium-related bismuth active centre (BAC-Al) in bismuth and erbium co-doped fibres
Bismuth and erbium co-doped silicate fibres (BEDFs) and their potential for ultra-broadband applications are... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1195-1209 (2015)

Channel waveguides and Mach-Zehnder structures on RbTiOPO4 by Cs+ ion exchange
Cs+ ion exchange in RbTiOPO4 and (Yb,Nb):RTP/RTP(001) has been used to locally increase... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1183-1194 (2015)

Control of infrared cross-relaxation in LiNbO3:Tm3+ through high-pressure
The cross-relaxation process between the lower excited states of thulium ions has a strong influence on its... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1168-1182 (2015)

Implantation-synthesized Cu/Cu–Zn core/shell nanoparticles in SiO2 and their optical properties
Silica glasses were pre-implanted with 60 keV Zn ions at different fluences of 1 × 1016 and... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1156-1167 (2015)

Low-temperature enhancement of plasmonic performance in silver films
While plasmonic metals can manipulate optical energy at the nanoscale, they suffer from significant losses at... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1147-1155 (2015)

Efficient photo-induced dielectrophoretic particle trapping on Fe:LiNbO3 for arbitrary two dimensional patterning
1D and 2D patterning of uncharged micro- and nanoparticles via dielectrophoretic forces on photovoltaic z-cut... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 5, pp.1137-1146 (2015)

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)

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