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10 October 2008, Volume 47, Issue 29, pp. 5235-5549   37 articles


Optical Technology

Correction to the Beer-Lambert-Bouguer law for optical absorption

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5354-5357 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Polarization manifestations of correlation (intrinsic coherence) of optical fields

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5492-5499 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF


Photodiode-based sensor for flame sensing and combustion-process monitoring

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5541-5549 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Measurement of CO2-laser-irradiation-induced refractive index modulation in single-mode fiber toward long-period fiber grating design and fabrication

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5296-5304 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Noise-cancellation-based nonuniformity correction algorithm for infrared focal-plane arrays

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5394-5399 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Intensity range extension method for three-dimensional shape measurement in phase-measuring profilometry using a digital micromirror device camera

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5400-5407 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Exact computation of image disruption under reflection on a smooth surface and Ronchigrams

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5500-5518 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Design of an instrument for measuring the spectral bidirectional scatter distribution function

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5454-5467 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-wavelength low-coherence instantaneous phase-shifting interferometer to measure the shape of a segmented mirror with subnanometer precision

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5473-5491 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved speckle projection profilometry for out-of-plane shape measurement

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5527-5533 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF


Transmission-type angle deviation microscopy

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5442-5445 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Optical Devices

Thermomechanical characterization of a membrane deformable mirror

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5325-5329 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Narrowband high-reflection filters with wide and low-reflection sidebands

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5370-5377 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Gloss optical elementary representative surface

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5429-5435 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF


MEMS-based optical limiter

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5468-5472 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Removal of a protective coating on Al by ion etching for high reflectance in the far ultraviolet

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5253-5260 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF


Thin Films

Multiscale analysis of the laser-induced damage threshold in optical coatings

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5272-5280 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of high-bandwidth one- and two-dimensional photonic bandgap dielectric structures at grazing incidence of light

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5330-5336 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Investigation of multilevel amplitude modulation for a dual-wavelength free-space optical communications system using realistic channel estimation and minimum mean-squared-error linear equalization

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5378-5389 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF


Fast measurements of concentration profiles inside deformable objects in microflows with reduced spatial coherence digital holography

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5305-5314 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Nonlinear registration for scanned retinal images: application to ocular polarimetry

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5341-5347 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Absolute phase estimation: adaptive local denoising and global unwrapping

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5358-5369 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Windowed Fourier transform for fringe pattern analysis: theoretical analyses

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5408-5419 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Windowed Fourier-filtered and quality-guided phase-unwrapping algorithm

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5420-5428 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Clutter metric based on the Cramer-Rao lower bound on automatic target recognition

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5534-5540 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Spatial carrier phase-shifting algorithm based on least-squares iteration

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5446-5453 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Diffraction and Gratings

Self-stabilized recording of fixed gratings at high temperature in LiNbO3:Fe

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5315-5320 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Theory and design of a simple tunable Sagnac loop filter for multiwavelength fiber lasers

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5242-5252 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Liquid crystal photonic bandgap fiber: different bandgap transmissions at different temperature ranges

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5321-5324 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Empirical relations for the propagation characteristics of diffused channel waveguides

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5348-5353 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Anisotropy in laser performance of Yb:GdCa4O(BO3)3 crystal

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5436-5441 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Lidar backscatter signal recovery from phototransistor systematic effect by deconvolution

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5281-5295 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF


Color, iridescence, and thermoregulation in Lepidoptera

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5235-5241 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Nitrogen dioxide monitoring using a blue LED

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5337-5340 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Biomedical Optics

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Localization of adipose tissue embedded biliary tree vessels by use of near-infrared diffuse photon propagation models: a computational feasibility study

Appl. Opt. 47(29), 5261-5271 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

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