Journal of Modern Optics
|Journal of Modern Optics|
|Former name(s)||Optica Acta|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||J. Mod. Opt.|
|Discipline||Optics, quantum optics|
|Edited by||Jon Marangos|
|Publisher||Taylor & Francis|
The Journal of Modern Optics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that was established as Optica Acta in 1954. It obtained its current name in 1987 and is published by Taylor & Francis with 21 issues per year. The journal covers most branches of classical and quantum optics including lasers, diffraction, holographs, nonlinear optics, and photon statistics. The editor-in-chief) is Jon Marangos (Imperial College London). According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2011 impact factor of 1.17006.