OSA Publishing

20 March 1999, Volume 38, Issue 9, pp. 1403-1886   61 articles

Laser applications to chemical and environmental analysis: introduction to the feature issue

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1403-1403 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of a photofragmentation laser-induced-fluorescence laser sensor for detection of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene in soil and groundwater

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1411-1417 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Minority species detection in aerosols by stimulated anti-Stokes–Raman scattering and external seeding

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1418-1422 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Radiative, collisional, and predissociative effects in CH laser-induced-fluorescence flame thermometry

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1423-1433 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantification of NO A–X(0, 2) laser-induced fluorescence: investigation of calibration and collisional influences in high-pressure flames

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1434-1443 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Cavity ringdown and laser-induced incandescence measurements of soot

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1444-1451 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of spatially resolved light absorption in a spark-ignition engine fueled with propane/air

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1452-1458 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser-induced breakdown spectrometry as a multimetal continuous-emission monitor

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1459-1466 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Spontaneous anti-Stokes Raman probe for gas temperature measurements in industrial furnaces

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1467-1475 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectroscopic analysis of fire suppressants and refrigerants by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1476-1480 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-molecule analysis of ultradilute solutions with guided streams of 1-µm water droplets

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1481-1487 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface profiling of lithium with a laser-desorption mass-spectrometer microprobe

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1488-1493 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of antimonide lasers for gas sensing in the 3–4-µm range

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1494-1501 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Mid-infrared vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers for chemical sensing

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1502-1505 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurements of CO, CO2, OH, and H2O in room-temperature and combustion gases by use of a broadly current-tuned multisection InGaAsP diode laser

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1506-1512 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast in situ sizing technique for single levitated liquid aerosols

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1523-1529 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Radiative transfer in the atmosphere–ocean system: the finite-element method

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1530-1542 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparison of column ozone retrievals by use of an UV multifilter rotating shadow-band radiometer with those from Brewer and Dobson spectrophotometers

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1543-1551 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

A general setting for halo theory

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1552-1625 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

How big should hexagonal ice crystals be to produce halos?

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1626-1629 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical properties and size distribution of aerosols derived from simultaneous measurements with lidar, a sunphotometer, and an aureolemeter

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1630-1635 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Retrieval of the albedo and phase function from exiting radiances with radiative perturbation theory

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1636-1643 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Information content of the kernel matrix for the phase function retrieval problem

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1644-1647 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Refractive-index structure parameter in the planetary boundary layer: comparison of measurements taken with a 10.6-µm coherent lidar, a 0.9-µm scintillometer, and in situ sensors

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1648-1656 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Refractive index of air. 2. Group index

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1663-1667 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and focusing of extremely short optical pulses: generalization of the Sommerfeld integral

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1677-1681 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytical formula for the transient response of erbium-doped fiber amplifiers

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1682-1685 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Passive single-mode fiber depolarizer

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1686-1691 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Flattopped tunable wavelength-division-multiplexer filter design

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1692-1699 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of copper oxide–coated hollow waveguides for CO2 laser radiation

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1700-1703 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of self-pumped phase conjugation from the -c face of BaTiO3 with femtosecond pulses

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1704-1708 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Method for characterization of filter radiometers

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1709-1713 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of the linewidth of a continuous-wave laser with a cavity-length modulation technique

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1742-1745 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Monolithically integrated optical displacement sensor based on triangulation and optical beam deflection

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1746-1751 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of fabrication errors in channel waveguide Bragg gratings

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1752-1758 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Aspects of CO2 laser engraving of printing cylinders

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1759-1763 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable output power varying with the splitting ratio of a coupler from a fiber ring semiconductor laser

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1764-1766 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiwavelength output from a Nd:YAG/Cr:LiSAF hybrid laser

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1767-1771 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient diffusive reflector-type diode side-pumped Nd:YAG rod laser with an optical slope efficiency of 55%

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1772-1776 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Beam-quality improvement of a passively Q-switched Nd:YAG laser with a core-doped rod

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1777-1783 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultranarrow-linewidth, efficient amplification of low-power seed sources by a fiber amplifier

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1784-1787 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Improvement of thermal effects in a diode-end-pumped, composite Tm:YAG rod with undoped ends

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1788-1791 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of near-field optical probes

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1792-1797 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Mid-infrared (5–12-µm) and limited (5.5–8.5-µm) single-knob tuning generated by difference-frequency mixing in single-crystal AgGaS2

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1798-1801 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient generation of 200–230-nm radiation in beta barium borate by noncollinear sum-frequency mixing: errata

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1802-1802 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Laboratory studies of alkali metal filter deposition, ultraviolet transmission, and visible blocking

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1803-1813 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Diagnostics of an argon arcjet plume with a diode laser

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1814-1822 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of the lidar ratio for atmospheric aerosols with a 180° backscatter nephelometer

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1823-1832 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Demonstration of literal three-dimensional imaging

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1833-1840 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Narrow-band, narrow-field-of-view Raman lidar with combined day and night capability for tropospheric water-vapor profile measurements

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1841-1849 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Arcjet flow properties determined from laser-induced fluorescence of atomic nitrogen

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1850-1858 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Cavity ringdown spectroscopy with a continuous-wave laser: calculation of coupling efficiency and a new spectrometer design

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1859-1866 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Scattering of a Gaussian beam by an infinite cylinder with arbitrary location and arbitrary orientation: numerical results

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1867-1876 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Average path-length parameter of diffuse light in scattering media

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1877-1883 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermal blooming effect on particle sizing with photon correlation spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 38(9), 1884-1886 (1999)  View: HTML | PDF

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