Optical Engineering

Optical Engineering

Optical Engineering publishes papers reporting on research and development in optical science and engineering and the practical applications of known optical science, engineering, and technology.

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About the Journal


Contributed papers cover a broad range of subject classifications encompassing the general fields of:

  • Imaging Components, Systems, and Processing
  • Instrumentation, Techniques, and Measurement
  • Optical Design and Engineering
  • Lasers, Fiber Optics, and Communications
  • Materials, Photonic Devices, and Sensors

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ISSN: 0091-3286
E-ISSN: 1560-2303
Frequency: Monthly
Indexed in:
  • Science Citation Index
  • Current Contents - Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences
  • Current Contents - Engineering, Computing & Technology
  • Inspec
  • Scopus
  • Ei Compendex
  • Astrophysics Data System

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