Optical Engineering

Editor-in-Chief: Michael T. Eismann, Air Force Research Laboratory, USA

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 cover image was provided by Duncan Moore of the University of Rochester, a guest editor for the Special Section on Advances in Gradient Index Optics Technology in Vol. 59, Issue 11.

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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


On-orbit beam pointing calibration for nanosatellite laser communications

Ondrej Čierny, Kerri L. Cahoy (2018) 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


Zinc oxide light-emitting diodes: a review

Faiz Rahman (2019) Open Access


Moiré effect in displays: a tutorial

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


Comprehensive review of hyperspectral image compression algorithms

Yaman Dua, Vinod Kumar, Ravi Shankar Singh (2020) Open Access


Hardware implementations of computer-generated holography: a review

Youchao Wang, Daoming Dong, Peter J. Christopher, Andrew Kadis, Ralf Mouthaan, Fan Yang, Timothy D. Wilkinson (2020) Open Access


Laser-based long-wave-infrared hyperspectral imaging system for the standoff detection of trace surface chemicals

Anish K. Goyal, Derek Wood, Vincent Lee, Joshua Rollag, Peter Schwarz, Leyun Zhu, Gary Santora (2020) 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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