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
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication, monthly issues
2012 Impact Factor: 2.616
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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
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)
Monitoring and analysis of pendant droplets evaporation using bare and monolayer-coated optical fiber facets
The monitoring of sub nano-liter pendant liquid droplets, during their evaporation from the cleaved facet of... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.903-915 (2014)
Investigation of blue emission from Raman-active crystals: Its origin and impact on laser performance
The origin and consequences to laser performance of blue emission observed in some Raman crystals has been... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.889-902 (2014)
Highly accurate interferometric evaluation of thermal expansion and dn/dT of optical materials
Thermo-mechanical and -optical properties of Y3Al5O12 (YAG),... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pp.876-888 (2014)
Generation of broadband THz pulses in organic crystal OH1 at room temperature and 10 K
We studied the effects of cryogenic cooling of a 2-[3-(4-hydroxystyryl)-5, 5-dimethylcyclohex-2-enylidene]... Optical Materials Express, Vol. 4 Issue 4, pp.870-875 (2014)
Topics in Current Issue
Vol. 4, Iss. 4 — Apr. 1, 2014 pp: 575–875
|Optical Materials for Flat Panel Displays|
|Advanced Solid-state Lasers|
|Nonlinear Optics 2013|
|Ultrafast Laser Modification of Materials|
|Mid-IR Photonic Materials|
|Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Materials for Novel Photonic Applications|
|Specialty Optical Fibers|
|Advances in Optical Materials|
|Nanocarbon for Photonics and Optoelectronics|
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