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20 June 2006, Volume 45, Issue 18, pp. 4209-4507   33 articles


Optical Technology and Biomedical Optics

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Speckle contrast reduction in a large-core fiber delivering Q-switched pulses for fluid flow measurements

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4209-4218 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Minimizing bend loss by removing material inside the caustic in bent single-mode fibers

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4219-4222 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Analysis of phase sensitivity for binary computer-generated holograms

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4223-4234 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Wide-field Fizeau imaging telescope: experimental results

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4235-4240 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Multispectral system for reflectance reconstruction in the near-infrared region

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4241-4253 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytical design method for a modified Schwarzschild optics

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4254-4262 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Characterization of objective transmittance for optical tweezers

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4263-4269 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Iterative full-bandwidth wavefront reconstruction from a set of low-tilt Fizeau interferograms for high-numerical-aperture surface characterization

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4270-4283 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Tunable Bragg filters based on polymer swelling

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4284-4290 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Dwell function algorithm in fluid jet polishing

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4291-4296 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Nonpolarizing beam splitter designed by frustrated total internal reflection inside a glass cube

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4297-4302 (2006)  View: PDF

Thin Films

X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy study of thin TiO2 films cosputtered with Al

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4303-4309 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Diffraction and Gratings

Analysis of the resolution-bandwidth-noise trade-off in wavelength-based photonic analog-to-digital converters

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4310-4318 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Optimization of the input losses in fiber-optic communications with an acousto-optic all-optical switch

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4319-4324 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Pixel patterns for voxels in a contact-type three-dimensional imaging system for full-parallax image display

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4325-4333 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Depth-enhanced three-dimensional integral imaging by use of multilayered display devices

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4334-4343 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Polarization-rich continuous wave direct imaging: modeling and visualization

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4344-4354 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


2 Gbit/s 0.5 μm complementary metal-oxide semiconductor optical transceiver with event-driven dynamic power-on capability

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4355-4365 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Measurements of the foreign-broadened continuum of water vapor in the 6.3 μm band at −30 °C

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4366-4382 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Narrowband filter radiometer for ground-based measurements of global ultraviolet solar irradiance and total ozone

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4383-4395 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Exo-zodi detection capability of the Ground-Based European Nulling Interferometry Experiment (GENIE) Instrument

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4404-4410 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy of alkali metals in high-temperature gas

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4411-4423 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Assessment of diffusion-bonded KTP crystals for efficient, low pulse energy conversion from 1 to 2 μm

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4424-4427 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Self-adaptive optical systems for long-distance flying optics

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4428-4432 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of glass photonic crystal fibers with a die-cast process

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4433-4436 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing

Estimating random errors due to shot noise in backscatter lidar observations

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4437-4447 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Two-micrometer heterodyne differential absorption lidar measurements of the atmospheric CO2 mixing ratio in the boundary layer

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4448-4458 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Weak localization of electromagnetic waves and opposition phenomena exhibited by high-albedo atmosphereless solar system objects

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4459-4463 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Biomedical Optics

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Characterizing of tissue microstructure with single-detector polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4464-4479 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Monitoring of tissue thermal modification with a bundle-based full-field speckle analyzer

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4480-4490 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization-degree imaging contrast in turbid media: a quantitative study

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4491-4496 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Confined diffusion in tubular structures analyzed by fluorescence correlation spectroscopy on a mirror

Appl. Opt. 45(18), 4497-4507 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

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