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 "Laser-based long-wave-infrared hyperspectral imaging system for the standoff detection of trace surface chemicals" by Anish Goyal et al. from the Special Section on Active Spectroscopy in Vol. 59, Issue 9.