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OSA Publishing

1 August 2006, Volume 45, Issue 22, pp. 5451-5782   37 articles


Polarization Imaging and Remote Sensing

Introduction and Review

Polarization in Remote Sensing--introduction

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5451-5452 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Review of passive imaging polarimetry for remote sensing applications

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5453-5469 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Polarimeters

Dual-field imaging polarimeter using liquid crystal variable retarders

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5470-5478 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Normal-incidence generalized ellipsometry using the two-modulator generalized ellipsometry microscope

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5479-5488 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmission imaging polarimetry for a linear birefringent medium using a carrier fringe method

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5489-5496 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

System Modeling and Optimization

Optimizing imaging polarimeters constructed with imperfect optics

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5497-5503 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive algorithms for two-channel polarization sensing under various polarization statistics with nonuniform distributions

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5504-5520 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization-discrimination technique to maximize the lidar signal-to-noise ratio for daylight operations

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5521-5531 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Environmental Effect and Signatures

Effects of turbid media optical properties on object visibility in subsurface polarization imaging

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5532-5541 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Retrieval of chlorophyll fluorescence from reflectance spectra through polarization discrimination: modeling and experiments

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5568-5581 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Celestial polarization patterns during twilight

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5582-5589 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Contributed Papers

Optical Technology

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Laser-machined fibers as Fabry-Perot pressure sensors

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5590-5596 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Aberration properties in a chirped grating for coarse wavelength division demultiplexing

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5597-5606 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Phase-stepped gauge block interferometry using a frequency-tunable visible laser diode

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5607-5613 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of group refractive index wavelength dependence using a low-coherence tandem interferometer

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5614-5620 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Optical Design and Fabrication

Polynomial shape of an inclined ellipsoid with rotational symmetry about its major axis

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5629-5635 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Fourier transform approach for thickness estimation of reflecting interference filters

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5636-5641 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Reflectance measurements and optical constants in the extreme ultraviolet-vacuum ultraviolet regions for SiC with a different C/Si ratio

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5642-5650 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Application of eigenmode in the adaptive optics system based on a micromachined membrane deformable mirror

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5651-5656 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimized phase screen modeling for optical turbulence

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5657-5668 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Computer-generated holograms of a real three-dimensional object based on stereoscopic video images

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5669-5676 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Imaging Systems

Millimeter wave imaging system for land mine detection

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5686-5692 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Polarization encoding and multiplexing of two-dimensional signals: application to image encryption

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5693-5700 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Balloonborne lidar for cloud physics studies

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5701-5708 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Method of estimating time scales of the atmospheric piston and its application at Dome C (Antarctica)

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5709-5715 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Laboratory measurements of spectral reflection from ice clouds of various habits

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5716-5724 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Simultaneous measurement of temperature and chemicalspecies concentrations with a holographic interferometer and infrared absorption

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5725-5732 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Optical low-coherence reflectometry based on long-period grating Mach-Zehnder interferometers

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5733-5739 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Multiline two-dimensional guided-mode resonant filters

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5740-5747 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Tunable distributed feedback lasing with a threshold in the nanojoule range in an organic guest-host polymeric waveguide

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5748-5751 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance of high-power laser diode arrays for spaceborne lasers

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5752-5757 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimization of peak power of doubly Q-switched lasers with both an acousto-optic modulator and a Cr4+-doped saturable absorber

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5767-5776 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Precisely introducing defects into periodic structures by using a double-step laser scanning technique

Appl. Opt. 45(22), 5777-5782 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

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