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OSA Publishing's Digital Library offers the largest collection of peer-reviewed optics and photonics content.

This cutting-edge repository includes content from OSA's prestigious journals and co-publications. Our journal content offers the highest number of article citations (39%) than any other publisher in the Optics category of the 2019 Journal Citation Reports ® (Source Clarivate Analytics, 2020). With more than 384,000 articles from 19 publications as well as conference papers from around 800 meetings, OSA Publishing covers a breadth of disciplines.

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Core Journals

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Applied Optics

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Biomedical Optics Express

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Optical Materials Express

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Optics Express

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Optics Letters

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OSA Continuum

Partnered Journals

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Applied Spectroscopy

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Journal of Lightwave Technology

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Photonics Research

Legacy Journals

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Optics News

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