Optics Express Referencing Guide
(updated May 2022)


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How to do citations in Optics Express style?

This is the Citationsy guide to Optics Express citations, reference lists, in-text citations, and bibliographies.
The complete, comprehensive guide shows you how easy citing any source can be. Referencing books, youtube videos, websites, articles, journals, podcasts, images, videos, or music in Optics Express.

cite Optics Express  — Referencing Guide



How do you cite a book in the Optics Express referencing style? (2022 Guide)

Books are written works or compositions that have been published, many of which might be in digital version. Here’s how to cite a book in Optics Express

Here’s an example book citation in Optics Express using placeholders:
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F. N. Last Name, Title, Edition (Publisher, 2000).
So if we want to cite, for example, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” by Maya Angelou we’d do so like this:
Optics Express citation:
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M. Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1st ed. (Random House, 1969).
And an in-text citation book citation in Optics Express looks like this: [1]

How to reference a journal article in the Optics Express citation style?

How do you cite scientific papers in Optics Express format?

Do you need help referencing or citing a research paper in Optics Express? Here’s how

Here’s a Optics Express journal citation example using placeholders:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author3 LastnameA. F., "Title," Container Volume(Issue), pages Used (2000).
So if we want to reference this scientific article: “Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?” by C. Petit and J.M. Sieffermann in Optics Express:
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C. Petit and J. Sieffermann, "Testing consumer preferences for iced-coffee: Does the drinking environment have any influence?," 18(1), 161-172 (2007).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a website in a paper in Optics Express style?

I found a useful website and want to cite information from it in my paper. How do I reference in Optics Express? Here’s a simple guide on how to do it

Here’s an Optics Express example website reference:
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Author1 LastnameA. F. and Author2 LastnameA. F., "Title," https://www.example.com.
To reference the article located at this link:
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083
on The Guardian website:
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M. Tran, "Barack Obama To Be America’s First Black President," https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/nov/05/uselections20083.
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

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How to cite a YouTube video Optics Express in 2022

Citing a video from YouTube may appear more difficult than citing a book because YouTube has so much information. But the process is quite simple, here’s how to do it in Optics Express

Here’s a Optics Express citation YouTube video example:
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ChannelName, "Title," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXX.
So how to cite a video Optics Express?
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Pixar, "Pizza Clip — Inside Out," https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8W6rntBADUQ.
And an in-text video citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a podcast using Optics Express referencing style

As the world goes digital, so does the way we learn. Podcasts have become an increasingly common source of knowledge. Here’s how to cite a podcast episode in Optics Express

It is becoming more and more common to reference podcasts in essays or other school work.
Here’s how to reference a podcast it in Optics Express.
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F. Lastname, "Title," (2000).
Podcast referencing example in Optics Express using “This American Life” episode 640:
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This American Life, "640: Five Women," (2018).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]

How to cite a piece of music or a song using Optics Express referencing style?

Did you know there are well over 100 million different songs you can cite and reference? Here’s a simple guide to reference any song in Optics Express

An example song citation in Optics Express.
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F. Lastname, Song Title (2000).
Let‘s say we want to reference “Here Comes the Sun” off The Beatles “Abbey Road” album in Optics Express:
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The Beatles, Here Comes the Sun (1969).
And an in-text citation would look like this: [1]


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