OSA Publishing

20 September 2009, Volume 48, Issue 27, pp. 5015-5204   26 articles


Optical Technology

Diffraction and Gratings

High-efficiency diffractive beam splitters surface-structured on submicrometer scale using deep-UV interference lithography

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5105-5113 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical waveguide grating couplers: 2nd-order and 4th-order finite-difference time-domain analysis

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5164-5175 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Plane wave coupling into single-mode fiber in the presence of random angular jitter

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5184-5189 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Multiple frequency resolution using stressed liquid crystal as a Fourier transform spectrometer

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5138-5142 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Measurement of low-derivative surface lenses by two-laser holography with Bi12TiO20 crystals

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5114-5120 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Characterizing large-area electro-optic crystals toward two-dimensional real-time terahertz imaging

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5197-5204 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Optical encoder based on a nondiffractive beam III

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5015-5024 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Angle resolved Mueller polarimetry with a high numerical aperture and characterization of transparent biaxial samples

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5025-5034 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Microvalve thickness and topography measurements in microfluidic devices by white-light confocal microscopy

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5088-5094 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Using quantum dots to tag subsurface damage in lapped and polished glass samples

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5155-5163 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Information Processing

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Hardware accelerated optical alignment of lasers using beam-specific matched filters

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5190-5196 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Tri-arm multipinhole interferometer for wavefront measurement and diffractive imaging

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5099-5104 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

High fidelity sky coverage analysis via time domain adaptive optics simulations

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5076-5087 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of molecular scattering models on aerosol optical properties measured by high spectral resolution lidar

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5143-5154 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Color filter based on a two-dimensional submicrometer metal grating

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5035-5039 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Design considerations for short-wavelength operation of 790-nm-pumped Tm-doped fibers

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5072-5075 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Extinction efficiencies for metallic fibers in the infrared

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5095-5098 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Gain dispersion for dissipative soliton generation in all-normal-dispersion fiber lasers

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5131-5137 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Lasers and Laser Optics

Optimization of output coupling ratio on the performance of a ring-cavity Brillouin-erbium fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5055-5060 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization properties of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers subject to feedback with variably rotated polarization angle

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5176-5183 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Self-switching of solitons in an AlGaAs nanowire coupler

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5067-5071 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Plasmonics enhancement of a luminescent or Raman-active layer in a multilayered metallic nanoshell

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5040-5049 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals

Small-hole waveguides in silicon photonic crystal slabs: efficient use of the complete photonic bandgap

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5050-5054 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Enhanced sensitivity for the detection of trace gases using multiple line integrated absorption spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5061-5066 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Temperature feedback control for long-term carrier-envelope phase locking

Appl. Opt. 48(27), 5127-5130 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

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