OSA Publishing

20 November 2015, Volume 54, Issue 33, pp. 9644-9999   50 articles


Phase shifting and phase retrieval with a fully automated laser diode system

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9896-9901 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Comparison of online and offline tests in LED accelerated reliability tests under temperature stress

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9906-9910 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Analysis of heterodyne detection in the frequency domain

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9883-9888 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Quantum efficiency of InSbBi quantum dot photodetector

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9722-9727 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Correction of rolling wheel images captured by a linear array camera

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9736-9740 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optic Sensors

Monostatic all-fiber scanning LADAR system

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9752-9757 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Structure optimization of small-diameter polarization-maintaining photonic crystal fiber for mini coil of spaceborne miniature fiber-optic gyroscope

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9831-9838 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber dispersion measurement using chirped laser dispersion spectroscopy technique

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9844-9847 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Constraints on additivity of the 1D discrete linear canonical transform

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9960-9965 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Two-stage solar concentrators based on parabolic troughs: asymmetric versus symmetric designs

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9709-9721 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Monocular–binocular feature fidelity induced index for stereoscopic image quality assessment

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9671-9680 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Noise reducing phase retrieval

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9728-9735 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Guide filter-based gradient vector flow module for infrared image segmentation

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9809-9817 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface defect detection method for glass substrate using improved Otsu segmentation

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9823-9830 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Athermalization and thermal characteristics of multilayer diffractive optical elements

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9665-9670 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Coded aperture design in mismatched compressive spectral imaging

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9875-9882 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Simultaneous phase-shifting interferometry: immune to azimuth error of fast-axes in retarder array

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9803-9808 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of displacement and distance with a polarization phase shifting folded Twyman Green interferometer

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9839-9843 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-referenced interferometer for cylindrical surfaces

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9930-9938 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Inverse solutions for a Risley prism scanner with iterative refinement by a forward solution

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9981-9989 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Temperature dependence of electro-optic effect and natural linear birefringence in quartz measured by low-coherence interferometry

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9911-9918 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Lasing in imperfectly aligned cholesterics

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9644-9653 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Study of spectral linewidth in Ne-like Se x-ray laser

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9681-9687 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Control of the differential interference contrast in reinjected bimode laser

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9763-9771 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatial–spectral characterization of focused spatially chirped broadband laser beams

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9818-9822 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Modular pump geometry for diode side-pumped high-power Nd:YAG rod laser

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9855-9862 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Passively Q-switched Nd:YAG ceramic laser with V3+:YAG saturable absorber at 1357  nm

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9902-9905 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Dielectric elastomer stack actuator-based autofocus fluid lens

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9976-9980 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Machine Vision

Application of lidar techniques to time-of-flight range imaging

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9654-9664 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Shape from focus for large image fields

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9747-9751 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Effect of incorporation of different modified Al2O3 nanoparticles on holographic characteristics of PVA/AA photopolymer composites

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9799-9802 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Structural and optical properties of erbium-doped willemite-based glass-ceramics

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9925-9929 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Nonlinear Optics

Z-scan studies of the nonlinear optical properties of gold nanoparticles prepared by electron beam deposition

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9703-9708 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved multiple-wavelength Brillouin–Raman fiber laser assisted by four-wave mixing with a micro-air cavity

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9919-9924 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Optical Devices

Compact photonic crystal circulator with flat-top transmission band created by cascading magneto-optical resonance cavities

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9741-9746 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental demonstration of polarization smoothing in a convergent beam

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9786-9790 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Microscale hemisphere patterned backside mirror for GaN-based light-emitting diodes

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9791-9798 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Materials

Characterization of polarizer made of the deep-UV birefringent crystal Ba2Mg(B3O6)2

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9949-9953 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Design of superachromatic quarter-wave retarders in a broad spectral range

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9758-9762 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Using a laser source to measure the refractive index of glass beads and Debye theory analysis

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9688-9694 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Differential method for processing scanning lidar data

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9779-9785 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of the spectral reflectance and bidirectional reflectance distribution function of sea foam layer by the Monte Carlo method

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9863-9874 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Complex index of refraction estimation from degree of polarization with diffuse scattering consideration

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9889-9895 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Rapid long-wave infrared laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy measurements using a mercury-cadmium-telluride linear array detection system

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9695-9702 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of a compact multipass oxygen sensor used for gas diffusion studies in opaque media

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9772-9778 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Spotlight]

General study of asymmetrical crossed Czerny–Turner spectrometer

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9966-9975 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Ultrafast Optics

Investigation of phase effects of coherent beam combining for large-aperture ultrashort ultrahigh intensity laser systems

Appl. Opt. 54(33), 9939-9948 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

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