|Edited by||Gisele Bennett|
|ISO 4||Appl. Opt.|
Applied Optics is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by The Optical Society three times a month. It was established in 1962 with John N. Howard as founding editor-in-chief. The journal covers all aspects of optics, photonics, imaging, and sensing. According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2020 impact factor of 1.980.