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Journal of the Optical Society of America B

Journal of the Optical Society of America B



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The Journal of the Optical Society of America B emphasizes scientific research on the fundamentals of the interaction of light with matter such as quantum optics, nonlinear optics, and laser physics. Topics include atom optics and cold atoms, metamaterials, nanophotonics, photonic crystals, spectroscopy, THz optics, ultrafast phenomena, and other related subjects.

Editor-in-Chief: Grover Swartzlander, Rochester Institute of Technology
ISSN: 0740-3224 | eISSN: 1520-8540
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication; Monthly issues
2012 Impact Factor: 2.210

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Dirac soliton stability and interaction in binary waveguide arrays
We analyze the stability of a recently found exact analytical spatial soliton in binary waveguide... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1132-1136 (2014)

Thermal effects on bipartite and multipartite correlations in fiber coupled cavity arrays
We investigate the thermal influence of fibers on the dynamics of bipartite and multipartite correlations in... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1126-1131 (2014)

Compression of ultrashort laser pulses via gated multiphoton intrapulse interference phase scans
Delivering femtosecond laser light in the focal plane of a high numerical aperture microscope objective is... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1118-1125 (2014)

Analytical approach to the design of microring resonators for nonlinear four-wave mixing applications
An analytical approach for obtaining linear and nonlinear design parameters of microresonators is presented.... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1109-1117 (2014)

Optical characteristics associated with magnetic resonance in toroidal metamaterials of vertically coupled plasmonic nanodisks
Magnetic resonance in metamaterials is basically formed by an optically induced current loop that, when... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1103-1108 (2014)

Graphene ribbons for tunable coupling with plasmonic subwavelength cavities
Since graphene supports low loss plasmonic guided modes in the infrared range, we theoretically investigate... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1096-1102 (2014)

Steady-state entanglement, cooling, and tristability in a nonlinear optomechanical cavity
The interaction of a single-mode field with both a weak Kerr medium and a parametric nonlinearity in an... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1087-1095 (2014)

Collinear dissipative weakly coupled acousto-optical states governed by the acoustic waves of finite amplitude in a two-mode medium with linear optical losses
The components of dissipative weakly coupled states, originating due to collinear Bragg light scattering by... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.953-962 (2014)

Artificial magnetism at terahertz frequencies from three-dimensional lattices of TiO2 microspheres accounting for spatial dispersion and magnetoelectric coupling
We employ the generalized Lorentz–Lorenz method to investigate how both magnetoelectric coupling and... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1078-1086 (2014)

Photoelectric response in LiNbO3:Fe versus Fe2+/Fe3+ ratio studied by PILS method
Photoelectric response in photorefractive LiNbO3:Fe crystals of different degrees of reduction is... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1071-1077 (2014)

Strong power absorption in a new microstructured holey fiber-based plasmonic sensor
The propagation characteristics in a new microstructured single-core holey fiber-based plasmonic sensor are... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1062-1070 (2014)

Optical bistability based on Fano resonances in single- and double-layer nonlinear slab waveguide gratings
In this paper, we numerically investigate all-optical bistable switching at low input intensity based on Fano... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1054-1061 (2014)

Hyperfine Paschen–Back regime in alkali metal atoms: consistency of two theoretical considerations and experiment
Simple and efficient λ-method and λ/2-method (λ is the resonant wavelength of laser... JOSA B, Vol. 31 Issue 5, pp.1046-1053 (2014)

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Photon-number-resolving Detectors for Quantum-state Engineering
  • Alessia Allevi, Maria Bondani, Ondrej Haderka
  • Submission Deadline: 1 May 2014

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Slow Light and Its Applications
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