About the Journal
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 of 3.385, 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
2012 Impact Factor: 3.385
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Enhanced radiative recombination and suppressed Auger process in semipolar and nonpolar InGaN/GaN quantum wells grown over GaN nanowires
The mechanism behind the improved light emission properties of semipolar and nonpolar InGaN/GaN multiple... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1501-1504 (2014)
Phase modulation parallel optical delay detector for microwave angle-of-arrival measurement with accuracy monitored
A novel phase modulation parallel optical delay detector is proposed for microwave angle-of-arrival... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1497-1500 (2014)
Photonic generation of millimeter and terahertz waves with high phase stability
Optical generation of highly stable millimeter and terahertz waves is proposed and experimentally... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1493-1496 (2014)
One-step implementation of a multiqubit phase gate with one control qubit and multiple target qubits in coupled cavities
We propose a one-step scheme to implement a multiqubit controlled phase gate with one qubit simultaneously... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1489-1492 (2014)
Pulse shaping in the mid-infrared by a deformable mirror
We present a pulse-shaping scheme operating in the mid-infrared (MIR) wavelength range up to... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1485-1488 (2014)
Demonstration of spectral correlation control in a source of polarization-entangled photon pairs at telecom wavelength
Spectrally correlated photon pairs can be used to improve the performance of long-range fiber-based quantum... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1481-1484 (2014)
Efficient high-power terahertz beating in a dual-wavelength synchronously mode-locked laser with dual gain media
We originally present a novel tactic to accomplish a compact efficient dual-wavelength synchronously... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1477-1480 (2014)
Urogenital photoacoustic endoscope
Photoacoustic (PA) endoscopy for human urogenital imaging has the potential to diagnose many important... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1473-1476 (2014)
Demonstration of pulse controlled all-optical switch/modulator
An all-optical pulse controlled switch/modulator based on evanescent coupling between a polymer slab... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1469-1472 (2014)
Polarization correlations in backscattering from media with different optical densities
Random electromagnetic fields have a number of distinctive statistical properties that may depend on their... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1465-1468 (2014)
Multielectron contributions in elliptically polarized high-order harmonic emission from nitrogen molecules
We have studied the polarization and ellipticity of high-order harmonics from nitrogen molecules using the... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1461-1464 (2014)
Selective absorption of visible light in film-coupled nanoparticles by exciting magnetic resonance
We numerically demonstrate selective absorption of visible light in film-coupled nanoparticle metamaterials... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1457-1460 (2014)
Electro-optical effects in porous PET films filled with liquid crystal: new possibilities for fiber optics and THZ applications
The results of investigation of electro-optical properties of porous polyethylene terephthalate films filled... Optics Letters, Vol. 39 Issue 6, pp.1453-1456 (2014)
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