This template can be used to prepare a research article for submission to OSA’s journals Applied Optics, Advances in Optics and Photonics, JOSA A, JOSA B and Optics Letters.
Note that this template can be run from your own TeX system or within the cloud-based Overleaf system (formerly writeLaTeX).
Once your article is complete, you may submit it directly to Prism (the OSA's article tracking system) via the 'Submit to OSA' option in the Overleaf editor.
Version 1.4, 2015/10/20: update includes addition of Advances in Optics and Photonics style and update to Optics Letters template to include automatic generation of the two reference list styles (abbreviated and full).
Version 1.5, 2016/04/19: update to OCIS code styling.
Version 1.6, 2016/08/25: refactored .tex to make it more streamlined and less cluttered.
Version 1.7, 2017/12/06: journal titles are automatically abbreviated when using BibTeX.
aop.sty Version 1.1, 2017/03/25: AOP manuscripts have a narrower column.
Version 1.8, 2018/05/20: OCIS codes are no longer compulsory.
Version 1.9, 2018/07/19: The styles/ folder is now renamed legacy-styles.
2019/08/01: Added disclosure information.
Version 1.10, 2019/08/05: osajnl.cls is updated to be compatible with latest TeX Live/MikTeX packages.
Version 1.11, 2019/09/01: osajnl.cls is updated to be compatible with latest caption package.
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