OSA Publishing

20 January 2009, Volume 48, Issue 3, pp. 436-657   27 articles


Optical Technology

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Correlated speckle noise in white-light interferometry: theoretical analysis of measurement uncertainty

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 525-538 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Continuously tunable all-in-fiber devices based on thermal and electrical control of negative dielectric anisotropy liquid crystal photonic bandgap fibers

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 497-503 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical analysis of low chromatic aberration of a gradient refractive index rod lens

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 584-590 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Measurement range of phase retrieval in optical surface and wavefront metrology

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 442-449 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Applicability of moiré deflection tomography for diagnosing arc plasmas

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 489-496 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Optical resonant sensors: a method to reduce the effect of thermal drift

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 458-463 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Distortion compensation in interferometric testing of mirrors

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 560-565 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast polarization-dependent loss measurement based on continuous polarization modulation

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 573-578 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Multilayer structure for a spectral imaging sensor

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 653-657 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Three-channel three-dimensional self-mixing thin-slice solid-state laser-Doppler measurements

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 609-616 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Determination of the size distribution of metallic nanoparticles by optical extinction spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 566-572 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Wavefront propagation from one plane to another with the use of Zernike polynomials and Taylor monomials

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 477-488 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Analysis of the characteristics of the Golay3 multiple-mirror telescope

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 643-652 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Angle spread function degradation by surface roughness in imaging optics

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 436-441 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing


Automatic target detection in forward-looking infrared imagery via probabilistic neural networks

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 464-476 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Digital phase contrast with the fractional Fourier transform

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 579-583 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Uniform angular resolution integral imaging display with boundary folding mirrors

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 504-511 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Satellite remote sensing of dust aerosol indirect effects on ice cloud formation

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 633-642 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Representing the light field in finite three-dimensional spaces from sparse discrete samples

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 450-457 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Quasi-Gaussian output from dual case I waveguide resonators with mirrors of step-index reflectivity profiles

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 539-544 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Analysis of thermal effects in an orthotropic laser medium

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 598-608 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Three-dimensional analysis of surface plasmon resonance modes on a gold nanorod

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 617-622 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Scanning tropospheric ozone and aerosol lidar with double-gated photomultipliers

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 512-524 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lidar returns from multiply scattering media in multiple-field-of-view and CCD lidars with polarization devices: comparison of semi-analytical solution and Monte Carlo data

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 623-632 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF



Synchrotron infrared reflectivity measurements of iron at high pressures

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 545-552 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Biomedical Optics

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Time-gated total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy with a supercontinuum excitation source

Appl. Opt. 48(3), 553-559 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

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