Optical Engineering

Editor-in-Chief: Adam Wax, Duke University

Optical Engineering publishes peer-reviewed articles reporting on research, development, and applications of optics and photonics. Primary topical areas include: imaging components, systems, and processing; optical instrumentation, techniques, and measurement; optical design and engineering; lasers, fiber optics, and communications; and optical materials, photonic devices, and sensors.

On the cover: The figure is from the paper "Mechanisms of picosecond laser-induced damage from interaction with model contamination particles on a high reflector" by Kyle R. Kafka et al. in the Special Section on Laser Damage V in Vol. 60 Issue 3.

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Special Section on Laser Damage V

Guest Editors: Vitaly Gruzdev and Jonathan Arenberg

Special Section on Recent Advances in Lens Design and Optical Engineering

Guest Editors: Simon Thibault, R. Barry Johnson, Joseph Mulley, Cornelius Hahlweg

Special Section on Advances in Terahertz and Infrared Optoelectronics

Guest Editors: Irina N. Dolganova, Dmitry S. Ponomarev, Igor E. Spektor, Peter S. Timashev, Michael S. Shur, Valery V. Tuchin

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Understanding diffraction grating behavior: including conical diffraction and Rayleigh anomalies from transmission gratings

James E. Harvey, Richard N. Pfisterer (2019) Open Access


Fiber Bragg grating sensors for monitoring of physical parameters: a comprehensive review

Jasjot K. Sahota, Neena Gupta, Divya Dhawan (2020) Open Access


High capacity and access rate, data storage using laser communications

Paul McManamon, Armand Vedadi, Alan E. Willner, Dipayan Choudhary, Nick Montifiore, Ohad Harlev (2021) Open Access


Photonic integrated circuits for Department of Defense-relevant chemical and biological sensing applications: state-of-the-art and future outlooks

Rohith Chandrasekar, Zachary J. Lapin, Andrew Nichols, Rebecca Braun, Augustus W. Fountain III (2019) Open Access


Moiré effect in displays: a tutorial

Vladimir Saveljev, Sung-Kyu Kim, Jaisoon Kim (2018) Open Access


Development of convolutional neural network and its application in image classification: a survey

Wei Wang, Yujing Yang, Xin Wang, Weizheng Wang, Ji Li (2019) Open Access


Zinc oxide light-emitting diodes: a review

Faiz Rahman (2019) Open Access


Assembly process and optical performances for a golden laser spark-plug device

Pol Ribes-Pleguezuelo, et al. (2019) Open Access


High spatial resolution hyperspectral camera based on exponentially variable filter

Ingmar G. E. Renhorn, Linnéa Axelsson (2019) Open Access


Hardware implementations of computer-generated holography: a review

Youchao Wang, et al. (2020) Open Access


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