“Optics in 2022” Cover Art

For its December 2022 “year in optics” feature, OPN received numerous submissions for cover art.

Which cover would you choose? Take our poll to select your favorite.


1. Asymmetric light control with nonlinear metasurfaces [S. Kruk and Y. Kivshar / Australian National University; Image by Ella Maru Studio]

2. Wavelength multiplexing for quantum networks [H-H. Lu et al. / Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Purdue University and SRI International; Image by Y.-Y. Pai]

3. Magnetic-free Si3N4 integrated optical isolator [H. Tian et al. / Purdue University and EPFL; Image by R. Allen and P. Allen, Second Bay Studios]

4. Coupled resonators twist the flow of light [Y. Hu and M. Lončar / Harvard University]

5. 3D zero-order imaging—a new holographic principle [A. Goncharsky et al. / M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University and Moscow Computer Holography Centre]

6. Multimodal handheld intraoral OCT and angiography [H.M. Subhash et al. / Colgate Palmolive and University of Washington Seattle; Image by N. Le and H.M. Subhash]

7. Distributed Brillouin fiber laser sensor [J.B. Murray et al. / US Naval Research Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories; Image by J.B. Murray]

8. Metasurfaces boost color-imaging sensitivity [M. Miyata et al. / NTT Device Technology Laboratories; Image by M. Miyata]

9. Lithium niobate isolators outperform magneto-optics [O.E. Örsel et al. / University of Illinois]

10. Toroidal vortices of light [C. Wan et al. / Univ. of Shanghai for Sci. and Technol., Zhangjiang Lab. and Pusan Natl. Univ.]

11. Two-photon machining of sensors on fiber tips [J. Williams et al. / Air Force Institute of Technology and AFRL, Wright–Patterson AFB]

Which cover would you choose?

View all of the “Optics in 2022” research summaries:

Publish Date: 01 March 2023

Add a Comment