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Optical Engineering

Michael T. Eismann
Air Force Research Laboratory, USA 

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Optical Engineering publishes peer-reviewed articles reporting on research, development, and applications of optics and photonics.

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

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  • Astrophysics Data System

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Bellingham, WA 98227-0010 USA
tel: +1 360 676 3290
fax: +1 360 647 1445


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ISSN: 0091-3286
E-ISSN: 1560-2303
Publisher: SPIE
Frequency: Monthly (12 issues/year)
Year established: 1962
Format: Online and Print
Impact Factor*: 1.082
5-Year Impact Factor*: 1.018
*2016 Journal Citation Reports®
CiteScore 2016: 1.11
h5-index: 31