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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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Tunable spectral filters based on metallic nanowire gratings
Via surface plasmon enhanced light transmission through bilayer metallic nanowire gratings (BMNGs), three... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.912-919 (2015)

Influence of neutron and gamma-ray irradiations on rad-hard optical fiber
We investigated point defects induced in rad-hard Fluorine-doped optical fibers using both a mixed source of... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.898-911 (2015)

Evolution of fluorine doping following the REPUSIL process for the adjustment of optical properties of silica materials
We report on the fluorine doping and codoping of powder-based silica bulk glasses fabricated using REPUSIL... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.887-897 (2015)

Mid-infrared photoluminescence in small-core fiber of praseodymium-ion doped selenide-based chalcogenide glass
Rare earth (RE)-ion doped chalcogenide glasses are attractive for mid-infrared (MIR) fiber lasers for... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.870-886 (2015)

Localized nanoclusters formation in PDMS upon irradiation with femtosecond laser
We demonstrate formation of localized carbonaceous and siliconaceous clusters, confined to the modified... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.858-869 (2015)

Reduced Stark shift in three-dimensionally confined GaN/AlGaN asymmetric multi-quantum disks
The optical transitions of the three-dimensionally confined GaN/AlGaN asymmetric multi quantum disks were... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.849-857 (2015)

Optically-controlled digital electrodeposition of thin-film metals for fabrication of nano-devices
Precise micro-scale patterning of metal thin-films with semiconductor materials is a critical step in the... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.838-848 (2015)

Twenty years of Tm:Ho:YLF and LuLiF laser development for global wind and carbon dioxide active remote sensing
NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) has a long history of developing pulsed 2-μm lasers. From... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.827-837 (2015)

Enhanced sensitivity of gold elliptic nanohole array biosensor with the surface plasmon polaritons coupling
Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) spectroscopy of the metal nanostructure (MN) is widely used in chemical and... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.818-826 (2015)

Deep-UV optical gain in AlGaN-based graded-index separate confinement heterostructure
We propose AlGaN-based GRaded-INdex Separate Confinement Heterostructure as a candidate for electrically... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.809-817 (2015)

Host matrix effect on the near infrared saturation performance of graphene absorbers
A comparative research on the near infrared performance of three kinds of widely used graphene saturable... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.802-808 (2015)

Passively mode-locked fiber lasers at 1039 and 1560 nm based on a common gold nanorod saturable absorber
We demonstrated passively mode-locked ytterbium and erbium doped fiber lasers operating at 1039 and 1560 nm... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.794-801 (2015)

Photosensitivity of pulsed laser deposited Ge-Sb-Se thin films
Pulsed laser deposition was used to prepare amorphous thin films from (GeSe2)100-x... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 5 Issue 4, pp.781-793 (2015)

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