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Optics Letters



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Optics Letters (OL) provides rapid dissemination of new results in all areas of optics and photonics with short, original, peer-reviewed communications. The articles often describe research-in-progress, thus reflecting the leading edge in the "science of light." With an Impact Factor above a 3, OL is among the top-ranked journals in the Optics category.

Editor-in-Chief: Xi-Cheng Zhang, University of Rochester
ISSN: 0146-9592 | eISSN: 1539-4794
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication, issues twice monthly
2013 Impact Factor: 3.179

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Incident-polarization-sensitive and large in-plane-photonic-spin-splitting at the Brewster angle
In this Letter, we report a phenomenon of large in-plane-photonic-spin-splitting (IPPSS) in the case of a... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.1018-1021 (2015)

Stable and high-power few cycle supercontinuum for 2D ultrabroadband electronic spectroscopy
Broadband supercontinuum (SC) pulses in the few cycle regime are a promising source for spectroscopic and... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.1014-1017 (2015)

Analysis of anisotropic epsilon-near-zero hetero-junction lens for concentration and beam splitting
In this Letter, we analyze a recently reported hetero-junction lens of two anisotropic epsilon-near-zero... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.1010-1013 (2015)

Directional out-coupling of light from a plasmonic nanowire-nanoparticle junction
We experimentally show how a single Ag nanoparticle (NP) coupled to an Ag nanowire (NW) can convert... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.1006-1009 (2015)

Ptychographic ultrafast pulse reconstruction
We demonstrate a new ultrafast pulse reconstruction modality that is somewhat reminiscent of... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.1002-1005 (2015)

40-Gb/s PDM-QPSK signal transmission over 160-m wireless distance at W-band
We experimentally demonstrate a W-band optical-wireless transmission system over 160-m wireless distance with... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.998-1001 (2015)

Three-dimensional terahertz imaging using swept-frequency feedback interferometry with a quantum cascade laser
We demonstrate coherent three-dimensional terahertz imaging by frequency modulation of a quantum cascade... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.994-997 (2015)

Enhanced lasing assisted by the Ag-encapsulated Au plasmonic nanorods
Threshold reduction and emission enhancement were reported for the waveguided random lasing, assisted by the... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.990-993 (2015)

Designing directional cloaks from localized fields
Designs of cloaking devices and more general invisible objects have primarily applied the techniques of... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.986-989 (2015)

Anisotropy analysis of third-harmonic generation in a germanium-doped silica optical fiber
We performed an intermodal third-harmonic generation around 516 nm in a germanium-doped silica optical... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.982-985 (2015)

Coupling between surface plasmon polaritons and transverse electric polarized light via L-shaped nano-apertures
Given that plasmonic fields are intrinsically transverse magnetic (TM), coupling surface plasmon polaritons... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.978-981 (2015)

Multioctave, 3–18  μm sub-two-cycle supercontinua from self-compressing, self-focusing soliton transients in a solid
Strongly coupled nonlinear spatiotemporal dynamics of ultrashort mid-infrared pulses undergoing self-focusing... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.974-977 (2015)

Quantitative imaging of microvasculature in deep tissue with a spectrum-based photo-acoustic microscopy
We analyze photo-acoustic signals from capillaries and theoretically demonstrate the quantitative... Optics Letters, Vol. 40 Issue 6, pp.970-973 (2015)

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