OSA Publishing

20 May 1998, Volume 37, Issue 15, pp. 3097-3371   41 articles

Theory of the double-edge technique for Doppler lidar wind measurement

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3097-3104 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Oceanographic lidar attenuation coefficients and signal fluctuations measured from a ship in the Southern California Bight

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3105-3112 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Direct estimate of methane radiative forcing by use of nadir spectral radiances

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3113-3120 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Validation of the ORA spatial inversion algorithm with respect to the Stratospheric Aerosol and Gas Experiment II data

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3121-3127 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Field-of-view dependence of lidar signals by use of Newtonian and Cassegrainian telescopes

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3128-3132 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Estimation of the amount of tropospheric ozone in a cloudy sky by ground-based Fourier-transform infrared emission spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3133-3142 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Aperture dependence of the mixing efficiency, the signal-to-noise ratio, and the speckle number in coherent lidar receivers

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3143-3148 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimization of the Advanced Earth Observing Satellite II Global Imager channels by use of radiative transfer calculations

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3149-3163 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Detection of benzene and other gases with an open-path, static Fourier-transform UV spectrometer

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3172-3175 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of dispersion on sensitivity of highly birefringent fibers to temperature and hydrostatic pressure

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3176-3180 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization-independent optical fiber modulator by use of polymer-dispersed liquid crystals

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3181-3189 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber designs with significantly reduced nonlinearity for very long distance transmission

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3190-3197 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Is polar bear hair fiber optic?

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3198-3200 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of spherical aberration on real-image fidelity from replayed in-line holograms of underwater objects

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3206-3214 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Off-Bragg analysis of the diffraction efficiency of reflection photorefractive holograms

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3215-3221 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Airborne laser-induced oceanic chlorophyll fluorescence: solar-induced quenching corrections by use of concurrent downwelling irradiance measurements

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3222-3226 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Radiation pressure and stability of interferometric gravitational-wave detectors

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3236-3245 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Modal behavior in single-mode slab waveguides consisting of inhomogeneous cores

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3253-3255 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated optical micromachined pressure sensor with spectrally encoded output and temperature compensation

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3264-3267 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable single frequency thulium:YAG microchip laser with external feedback

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3268-3271 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Unstable Cr:LiSAF laser resonator with a variable reflectivity output coupler

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3272-3275 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Diode-laser-pumped tunable 896–939.5-nm neodymium-doped fiber laser with 43-mW output power

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3276-3281 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Mode-locked diode-pumped self-frequency-doubling neodymium yttrium aluminum borate laser

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3282-3285 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient pulsed 946-nm laser emission from Nd:YAG pumped by a titanium-doped sapphire laser

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3286-3289 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Reduction of thermal effects in a diode-end-pumped, composite Nd:YAG rod with a sapphire end

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3290-3294 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Frequency-stabilized diode laser with the Zeeman shift in an atomic vapor

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3295-3298 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly efficient, widely tunable, 10-Hz parametric amplifier pumped by frequency-doubled femtosecond Ti:sapphire laser pulses

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3299-3305 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Temporal beating of nondegenerate azimuthal modes in nonspherical microdroplets: technique for determining the distortion amplitude

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3306-3310 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Simple method of detecting ferroelectric domains with non-phase-matched second-harmonic generation

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3311-3317 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of a simple method for the reduction of phonon peak broadening in surface Brillouin Light Scattering

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3318-3323 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Raman scattering by pure water and seawater

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3324-3332 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical analysis of polarization patterns from incoherent backscattering of light

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3333-3338 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Picosecond investigation of the collisional deactivation of OH A2Σ+(v′ = 1, N′ = 4, 12) in an atmospheric-pressure flame

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3354-3367 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

Propagation effects in electro-optic sampling of terahertz pulses in GaAs

Appl. Opt. 37(15), 3368-3371 (1998)  View: HTML | PDF

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