OSA Publishing

20 May 2009, Volume 48, Issue 15, pp. 2778-2965   25 articles


Optical Technology

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Feasibility of estimating the degree of coherence of waves at the near field

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2784-2788 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Fast time-domain balanced homodyne detection of light

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2884-2889 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Design study for transmission improvement of resonant surface plasmons using dielectric diffraction gratings

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2924-2931 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Ellipsometry and Polarimetry

Simultaneous characterization of detector and source imperfections in infrared ellipsometry

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2853-2859 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Tunable photonic filters: a digital signal processing design approach

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2799-2810 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Aberrations of anamorphic optical systems. II. Primary aberration theory for cylindrical anamorphic systems

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2836-2841 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Comparison measurements of 0∶45 radiance factor and goniometrically determined diffuse reflectance

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2946-2956 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Fresnel Interferometric Imager: ground-based prototype

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2811-2820 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Active Optics: stress polishing of toric mirrors for the VLT SPHERE adaptive optics system

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2932-2941 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Operational modes of a ferroelectric LCoS modulator for displaying binary polarization, amplitude, and phase diffraction gratings

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2903-2914 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Modal characteristics of coupled metallic nanoscale rectangular apertures

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2847-2852 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Design of freeform mirrors in Czerny-Turner spectrometers to suppress astigmatism

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2871-2879 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Method for characterization of repetitive frequency laser resistance of optical coatings

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2860-2864 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing


Transmission digital holographic microscopy based on a beam-splitter cube interferometer

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2778-2783 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Direct reconstruction of an object from dual exposure Fourier intensity measurements

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2890-2898 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Polarization-sensitive compositions of organic dyes

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2793-2798 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Forward scattering light of droplets containing different size inclusions

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2957-2965 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics: Wave-front Sensing

Wavefront sensing through measurements of binary aberration modes

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2865-2870 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Optical tweezers with tips grown at the end of fibers by photopolymerization

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2880-2883 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

How small can a microring resonator be and yet be polarization independent?

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2821-2835 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Microsystem 671 nm light source for shifted excitation Raman difference spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2789-2792 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunability enhancement of a terahertz-wave parametric generator pumped by a microchip Nd:YAG laser

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2899-2902 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-mixing technique for vibration measurements in a laser diode with multiple modes created by optical feedback

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2915-2923 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Ultraviolet-to-visible image conversion microscopy using photoluminescence from self-assembled CdSe/ZnCdMgSe quantum dots and quantum wells

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2942-2945 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Synthesis and optical spectroscopic studies of semiconducting cadmium sulfide nanowires

Appl. Opt. 48(15), 2842-2846 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

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