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 "Quantitative analysis of water content and distribution in plants using terahertz imaging" by Anton V. Shchepetilnikov et al. in the Special Section on Terahertz and Infrared Optics: Towards Biophotonics in Optical Engineering Vol. 59, Issue 6.