OSA Publishing

20 October 2009, Volume 48, Issue 30, pp. 5642-5888   34 articles


Optical Technology

Diffraction and Gratings

Design and fabrication of a spatial light modulator using thermally tunable grating and a thin-film heater

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5647-5654 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Continuous self-imaging regime with a double-grating mask

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5722-5727 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Design of a single-multimode-single-mode filter demodulator for fiber Bragg grating sensors assisted by mode observation

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5642-5646 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Distributed fiber sensor based on modulated pulse base reflection and Brillouin gain spectrum analysis

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5823-5828 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Holographic projection based on diamond-turned diffractive optical elements

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5782-5785 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Elimination of a zero-order beam induced by a pixelated spatial light modulator for holographic projection

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5834-5841 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Using integrating spheres as absorption cells: path-length distribution and application of Beer's law

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5748-5758 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarimetric stellar interferometry by use of birefringent retarders

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5774-5781 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Windowed defocused photographic speckle vibration measurement

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5853-5862 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Study on optical constants of ITO:Ag nanocompsite films

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5759-5763 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Liquid tunable double-focus lens fabricated with diamond cutting and soft lithography

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5733-5740 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Measurement of Faraday rotation using phase-sensitive low-coherence interferometry

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5829-5833 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Propagation length of surface plasmons in a metal film with roughness

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5683-5691 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Anomalous reflection in a metallic plate with subwavelength grooves of circular cross section

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5863-5870 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Design and experimental validation of a snapshot polarization contrast imager

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5764-5773 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Microreflectance difference spectrometer based on a charge coupled device camera: surface distribution of polishing-related linear defect density in GaAs (001)

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5713-5717 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Effects of residue and antioxidant on thermo-optical properties of biodiesel

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5728-5732 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Imaging Systems

Axial imaging necessitates loss of lateral shift invariance: proof with the Wigner analysis

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5881-5888 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Whispering-gallery mode excitation in a microdroplet illuminated by a train of chirped ultrashort laser pulses

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5842-5848 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Insect monitoring with fluorescence lidar techniques: feasibility study

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5668-5677 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Cross-correlation technique for dispersion characterization of chirped volume Bragg gratings

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5786-5792 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

High power handling shape memory alloy optical fiber connector

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5664-5667 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Ice crystal habits from cloud chamber studies obtained by in-line holographic microscopy related to depolarization measurements

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5811-5822 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Mid-infrared ethene detection using difference frequency generation in a quasi-phase-matched LiNbO3 waveguide

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5696-5703 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Minimum-variance Brownian motion control of an optically trapped probe

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5871-5880 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Optical near-field study of photonic crystal tapers

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5718-5721 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices


Ultrafast Optics

Carrier-envelope phase stabilization and control of 1 kHz, 6 mJ, 30 fs laser pulses from a Ti:sapphire regenerative amplifier

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5692-5695 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Biomedical Optics

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Terminal reflections in fiber-optic image guides

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5802-5810 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Visual performance after LASIK for a Q-optimized and a standard ablation algorithm

Appl. Opt. 48(30), 5741-5747 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

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