LaTeX manuscripts submitted to Optica Publishing Group journals may use these instructions and this universal template format. The template simplifies manuscript preparation and eases transfer between Optica journals. Applied Optics, Journal of Optical Communications and Networking, JOSA A, JOSA B, Optics Letters, Optica and Photonics Research authors may also use the previous, legacy templates, particularly if a precise length estimate is needed. Authors will still need to adhere to article-length restrictions based on the final, published format.
Once your article is complete, you may submit it directly to Prism (the Optica's article tracking system) via the 'Submit to Optica' option in the Overleaf editor.