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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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Optimization of hybrid polymer materials for 2PP and fabrication of individually designed hybrid microoptical elements thereof
In the last decade, two-photon polymerization (2PP) has gained increasing interest for the production of... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.456-461 (2015)

Complex electrical permittivity of the monolayer molybdenum disulfide (MoS2) in near UV and visible
Temperature and Fermi energy dependent exciton eigenenergies of monolayer molybdenum disulfide... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.447-455 (2015)

HIP and pressureless sintering of transparent alumina shaped by magnetic field assisted slip casting
Alumina green bodies were shaped by slip casting under a strong magnetic field. Alumina ceramics were... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.441-446 (2015)

Effect of hydroxyl concentration on Yb3+ luminescence properties in a peraluminous lithium-alumino-silicate glass
Ytterbium doped lithium-alumino-silicate glasses suitable for diode-pumped laser applications were... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.430-440 (2015)

Study of optimal filler size for high performance polymer-filler composite optical reflectors
Polymer-based diffuse reflectors are cost-effective and high performance alternatives to metallic reflectors... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.423-429 (2015)

Time dependent study of femtosecond laser written waveguide lasers in Yb-doped silicate and phosphate glass
Abstract: We study the time dependent performance of distributed feedback (DFB) waveguide lasers (WGLs)... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.416-422 (2015)

Optical tuning of ultra-thin, silicon-based flexible metamaterial membranes in the terahertz regime
We present a fabrication method for flexible optically tunable terahertz metamaterial membranes based on... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.408-415 (2015)

Slanted n-ZnO nanorod arrays/p-GaN light-emitting diodes with strong ultraviolet emissions
Both of oblique angle deposition and conventional deposition techniques were used by a RF sputtering system... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.399-407 (2015)

Low-optical-loss, low-resistance Ag/Ge based ohmic contacts to n-type InP for membrane based waveguide devices
We present the development of Ag/Ge based ohmic contacts to n-type InP with both low contact resistances and... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.393-398 (2015)

AlGaN-based MQWs grown on a thick relaxed AlGaN buffer on AlN templates emitting at 285 nm
We report on the growth of Al0.57Ga0.43N/Al0.38Ga0.63N MQWs grown... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.380-392 (2015)

All-fiber Er-doped Q-Switched laser based on Tungsten Disulfide saturable absorber
We demonstrated a Q-switched fiber laser based on Tungsten Disulfide (WS2) saturable absorber. The... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.373-379 (2015)

THz photonic bands of periodic stacks composed of resonant dielectric and nonlocal metal
The photonic band structures of superlattices composed of spatially-dispersive metal and polaritonic... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.361-372 (2015)

Selective patterned growth of ZnO nanowires/nanosheets and their photoluminescence properties
Zinc oxide (ZnO) demonstrates promising applications in photocatalysis, photodetectors and light-emitting... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 2, pp.353-360 (2015)

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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


Chirality in Optics
  • Thierry Verbiest (Lead), Benoît Champagne, Guy Koeckelberghs
  • Published
Laser Ceramics
  • 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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