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 "Wide-range tunable, dual-band, background refractive index insensitive terahertz absorber based on graphene and Dirac semimetal" by Shuaizhao Wang et al. in Vol. 60 Issue 2.

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Special Section on Advances in Terahertz and Infrared Optoelectronics

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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

Monte Carlo first-order design method for anamorphic cinema zoom lenses

David H. Lippman, Doran S. Teverovsky, Julie L. Bentley (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

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

On-orbit beam pointing calibration for nanosatellite laser communications

Ondrej Čierny, Kerri L. Cahoy (2018) Open Access

Zinc oxide light-emitting diodes: a review

Faiz Rahman (2019) Open Access

Detecting vibration features from remote objects based on high-speed imagery

Gabriela Paunescu, Peter Lutzmann, Daniel Wegner, Benjamin Göhler (2021) Open Access

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

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

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