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 "Single-shot phase retrieval for aspheric surface testing based on the transport of intensity equation and a prism-mirror module" by Neeraj Pandey et al. in Vol. 61 Issue 5.

Featured Content

Special Section on Education and Training in Quantum Sciences and Technologies

Guest Editors: Anne-Sophie Poulin-Girard, Matthew Posner, and G. Groot Gregory

Special Section on Laser Damage VI

Guest Editors: Vitaly Gruzdev and Jonathan W. Arenberg

Special Section on Advances in Optical Measurement for Geometrical and Mechanical Quantities

Guest Editors: Haojie Xia, Liandong Yu, and Lianxiang Yang

Journal Metrics

CiteScore™ 2019: 2.4
Impact Factor*: 1.084
5-Year Impact Factor*: 1.098
h5-index: 29

*Source: Journal Impact Factor TM, from Clarivate, 2021

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  • Open access publication option at a low cost
  • Integration with Code Ocean, a cloud-based code development and publishing platform

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