John N. Howard
OSA’s first journal, the Journal of the Optical Society of America (JOSA), had been launched in 1917. Under the stewardship of a series of competent editors, it enjoyed growing popularity among authors and readers, even in the face of competition from an increasing number of specialized journals. JOSA’s first four decades were chronicled in a column published in the September 2002 issue of OPN.
Become a member of OSA or log in to view the full text of this article.
OSA Members get the full text of Optics & Photonics News, plus a variety of other member benefits.