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1 May 2021, Volume 60, Issue 13, pp. 3549-4063   64 articles

Spotlight on Optics

Step-by-step guide to 3D print motorized rotation mounts for optical applications

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3764-3771 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Polarization neutral point pairs of the solar corona and the lunar disc observed during the total solar eclipse on 11 August 1999 in Hungary

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3609-3616 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Measurement of the internal electric field in periodically poled congruent lithium niobate crystals by far-field diffraction

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3791-3796 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Nearly dispersionless multicolor metasurface beam deflector for near eye display designed by a physics-driven deep neural network

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3947-3953 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Editors' Pick

Efficient vortex beam generation using gradient refractive-index microphase plates

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3997-4003 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics, Fiber Sensors, and Optical Communications

Automatic traffic monitoring by ϕ-OTDR data and Hough transform in a real-field environment

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3579-3584 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical wireless communication performance enhancement using Hamming coding and an efficient adaptive equalizer with a deep-learning-based quality assessment

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3677-3688 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical boundary discrimination in spatial posture measurement

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3797-3800 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous measurement of temperature and relative humidity based on a twisted microfiber coated with nanomaterials

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3849-3855 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

All-normal dispersion ytterbium-doped fiber laser mode locked by nonlinear multimode interference

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3888-3894 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Underwater localization system based on visible-light communications using neural networks

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3977-3988 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

All-fiber high-voltage capacitor unbalanced current transformer

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 4034-4038 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometrical Optics

Active alignment of complex perturbed pupil-offset off-axis telescopes using the extension of nodal aberration theory

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3874-3887 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF


Efficient implementation of optical scanning holography in cancelable biometrics

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3659-3667 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems, Image Processing, and Displays

Extensive-dynamic-range and high-resolution surface profiling with phase-sensitive spectral-domain white-light interferometry

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3604-3608 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Image-matching enhancement using a polarized intensity-hue-saturation fusion method

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3699-3715 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Verification of phase measurement error sources in phase-shifting interferometry with four step phase-shifting algorithms

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3856-3864 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Extended depth-of-field projection method using a high-speed projector with a synchronized oscillating variable-focus lens

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3917-3924 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Image reconstruction with the chaotic fiber laser in scattering media

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 4004-4012 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation and Measurements

Design and application of a comprehensive experimental system for real imaging–virtual imaging of dynamic caustics

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3549-3558 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Possible use of fluorescence from iodine blocking filter in high-spectral-resolution lidar to detect Mie scattering signals

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3617-3622 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient calibration method of total polarimetric errors in a channeled spectropolarimeter

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3623-3628 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Heatwave distortion correction using an improved reference sample compensation method and multispectral digital image correlation

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3716-3723 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Absolute testing method of shift-rotation based on the influence function

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3808-3815 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Directional phase-unwrapping algorithm and phase shift technique on hydrogel

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3901-3908 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Convolutional neural network for estimating physical parameters from Newton’s rings

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3964-3970 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Robust incident angle calibration of angle-resolved ellipsometry for thin film measurement

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3971-3976 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Induction and detection of pressure waves by pulsed thermal lens technique in water–ethanol mixtures

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 4029-4033 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Specular highlight removal based on an iterative light field method

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 4039-4046 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Electrically controlled 1 × 2 tunable switch using a phase change material embedded silicon microring

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3559-3568 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable plasmonic filter based on parallel bulk Dirac semimetals at terahertz frequencies

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3634-3640 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Optical Amplifiers, and Laser Optics

Observation of square- and h-shaped pulse from a mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3591-3595 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

STOP model development and analysis of an optical collimation system for a tactical high-energy laser weapon

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3596-3603 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Evolutions of Q-switched mode-locked square noise-like pulse with different cavity lengths

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3641-3646 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

2.4 kW 1045 nm narrow-spectral-width monolithic single-mode CW fiber laser by using an FBG-based MOPA configuration

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3740-3746 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Vibration reconstruction and optical feedback parameter evaluation based on the direction discrimination in self-mixing interferometry

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3801-3807 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical analysis of the DKDP-based high-energy optical parametric chirped pulse amplifier for a 100 PW class laser

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3842-3848 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics, Microscopy, and Biotechnology

Improving spatial precision and field-of-view in wavelength-tagged single-particle tracking using spectroscopic single-molecule localization microscopy

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3647-3658 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

In-vivo imaging of melanoma with simultaneous dual-wavelength acoustic-resolution-based photoacoustic/ultrasound microscopy

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3772-3778 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

High-energy nanosecond parametric source at 2.7 µm

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3585-3590 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

321 W high-efficiency continuous-wave green laser produced by single-pass frequency doubling of narrow-linewidth fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3836-3841 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Optimization study of metallic hole arrays as the multi-channel spectral filters in long-infrared wavelengths

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3830-3835 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimizing photonic ring-resonator filters for OH-suppressed near-infrared astronomy

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3865-3873 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

High-efficiency transmissive invisibility cloaking based on all-dielectric multilayer frame structure metasurfaces

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3909-3916 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Smoothing process of conformal vibration polishing for mid-spatial frequency errors: characteristics research and guiding prediction

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3925-3935 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices, Sensors, and Detectors

Ambient temperature effect on the imaging quality of an aspherical airborne camera: theoretical and experimental analysis

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3668-3676 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional measurement for spherical and nonspherical shapes of contact lenses

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3689-3698 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Micro-opto-electro-mechanical gyroscope based on the Talbot effect of a single-layer near-field diffraction grating

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3724-3731 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Periodic structure of different dielectric layers for dielectric laser accelerators

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3747-3752 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz sensor based on a three-dimensional double I-type metamaterial integrated microfluidic channel

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3816-3822 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature sensing utilizing unclad plastic optical fiber with a balloon-like bent structure

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3895-3900 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz focusing metalens of reflectionless meta-atoms with negative refractive indices

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3989-3996 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Point absorbers in Advanced LIGO

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 4047-4063 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Optical needles with arbitrary three-dimensional spin angular momentum

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3779-3783 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Flexible, fast, and benchmarked vectorial model for focused laser beams

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3954-3963 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics, Quantum Communications, and Optical Computing

Ghost imaging of blurred object based on deep-learning

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3732-3739 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF


OrganiCam: a lightweight time-resolved laser-induced luminescence imager and Raman spectrometer for planetary organic material characterization

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3753-3763 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Accurate and nondestructive detection of apple brix and acidity based on visible and near-infrared spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 4021-4028 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz and X-ray Optics

Dynamic switching of coaxial focus based on terahertz meta-lens

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3629-3633 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

High-performance 1–10 THz integrating sphere

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 3784-3790 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

THz-TDS parameter extraction: empirical correction terms for the analytical transfer function solution

Appl. Opt. 60(13), 4013-4020 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

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