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Print Available at Main Library Applied Optics RSS
V. 1 (1962) - Present
Print Available at Main Library Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics RSS
V. 64, No. 2 (1997) - Present
V. 63 (1996) - 12 months ago
Available at Main Library European Physical Journal D - Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics RSS
V. 1 (1998) - Present
V. 26 (2003) - 12 months ago
Fiber and Integrated Optics RSS
V. 24 (2005) - V. 27 (2008)
Journal of Biomedical Optics Letters
Sep. 2005 - Present
Print Available at Main Library Journal of Lightwave Technology
V. 1 (1983) - Present - Full access provided by NIST for NIST employees only
Print Available at Main Library Journal of Modern Optics RSS
V. 1 (1954) - Present
V. 45 (1998) - 18 months ago
Journal of Nanophotonics Letters
2007 - Present
Journal of OpticsRSS
V. 8 (1977) - V. 29 (1998); V. 12 (2010) - Present
Continued by Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics; reverted to Journal of Optics, 2010 -
Print Available at Main Library Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics RSS
V. 1 (1999) - Present
Print Available at Main Library Journal of Optics B: Quantum and Semiclassical Optics RSS
V. 1 (1999) - V. 7 (2005)
Merged with Journal of Physics B
Print Available at Main Library Journal of Physics B RSS
V. 21 (1988) - Present (Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics)
V. 1 (1968) - V. 20 (1987) (Atomic and Molecular Physics)
Print Available at Main Library Journal of the Optical Society of America (JOSA). A, Optics, Image Science, and Vision RSS
V. 1 (1984) - Present
Print Available at Main Library Journal of the Optical Society of America (JOSA). B, Optical Physics RSS
V. 1 (1984) - Present
Print Available at Main Library Microwave and Optical Technology Letters RSS
V. 11 (1996) - Present
Available at Main Library Nature Photonics RSS
V. 1 (2007) - Present
Nouvelle Revue d'Optique RSS
V. 4 (1973) - V. 7 (1976)
Continued by Journal of Optics
Nouvelle Revue d'Optique Applique RSS
V. 1 (1970) - V. 3 (1972)
Continued by Nouvelle Revue d'Optique
OE Magazine
Print Available at Main Library Optical and Quantum Electronics RSS
V. 29 (1997) - Present
Print Available at Main Library Optical Engineering RSS
V. 29 (1990) - Present
Optical Engineering Letters
July 2005 - Present
Optical Nanoscopy
2011 - Present
Optics and Photonics Letters (OPL)
V. 1 (2008) - Present
Print Available at Main Library Optics and Photonics News
V. 13 (2002) - Present
Print Available at Main Library Optics Communications RSS
V. 113 (1995) - Present
Optics Express RSS
V. 1 (1997) - Present
Print Available at Main Library Optics Letters RSS
V. 1 (1977) - Present
Photonic Sensors RSS
2011 - Present
Print Available at Main Library Pure and Applied Optics: Journal of the European Optical Society Part A RSS
V. 1 (1992) - V. 7 (1998)
Continued by Journal of Optics A: Pure and Applied Optics
Print Available at Main Library Quantum and Semiclassical Optics: Journal of the European Optical Society Part B RSS
V. 7 (1995) - V. 10 (1998)
Continued by Journal of Optics B: Quantum and Semiclassical Optics
Available at Main Library Quantum Optics: Journal of the European Optical Society Part B RSS
V. 1 (1989) - V. 6 (1994)
Continued by Quantum and Semiclassical Optics
Transactions of the Optical Society RSS
V. 1 (1899) - V. 33 (1932)
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