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15 January 2019
WASHINGTON —The Optical Society (OSA) is pleased to announce two new editors-in-chief. Kurt Busch and James Leger have been appointed as the new editors-in-chief of the Journal of the Optical Society of America B and Optics Express, respectively.
James Leger (left), Kurt Busch (right)
Commenting on these appointments, Elizabeth Nolan, deputy executive director and chief publishing officer, The Optical Society stated, “We are very grateful to Prof. Swartzlander and Prof. Weiner for their hard work and dedication to the Journal of the Optical Society of America B and Optics Express over the last 6 years, and we are delighted that Prof. Busch and Prof. Leger have been promoted to the Editor-in-Chief position of their respective journals. Both of these exceptional individuals bring a wealth of experience to their new editorial roles, and I am confident that their strong leadership, technical expertise, and knowledge of scientific publishing will ensure the continued success of the Journal of the Optical Society of America B and Optics Express.”
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