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 "Wave-optics investigation of turbulence thermal blooming interaction: I. Using steady-state simulations" by Mark F. Spencer in the Special Section on Atmospheric Propagation in Vol. 59, Issue 8.