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10 November 2009, Volume 48, Issue 32, pp. 6082-6399   39 articles


Optical Technology

Diffraction and Gratings

Self-images location of amplitude/phase binary gratings

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6252-6258 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Design considerations for low-light level low-Fresnel number optical systems

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6259-6263 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optic Sensors

Optical current sensor immune to reflection phase shift based on graded-index magneto-optical glass

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6264-6270 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Sensitivity enhancement of fiber loop cavity ring-down pressure sensor

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6082-6087 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Microgrinding of lensed fibers by means of a scanning-probe microscope setup

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6172-6177 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Digital simulation of scalar optical diffraction: revisiting chirp function sampling criteria and consequences

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6132-6142 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Radiometric versus geometric, linear, and nonlinear vignetting coefficient

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6355-6364 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Adaptive thresholding and dynamic windowing method for automatic centroid detection of digital Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensor

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6088-6098 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Long-term stabilization of a heterodyne metrology interferometer down to a noise level of 20 pm over an hour

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6105-6110 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Diode-laser-based high-precision absolute distance interferometer of 20 m range

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6188-6194 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Automatic null ellipsometry with an interferometer

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6277-6280 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimal dark hole generation via two deformable mirrors with stroke minimization

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6296-6312 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Systematic errors analysis for a large dynamic range aberrometer based on aberration theory

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6324-6331 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Improved differential confocal microscopy with ultrahigh signal-to-noise ratio and reflectance disturbance resistibility

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6195-6201 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Active hexagonally segmented mirror to investigate new optical phasing technologies for segmented telescopes

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6392-6399 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Broadband optical pulse scattering from a glass fiber

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6223-6228 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Image Processing

Bicoherence: a new lucky region technique in anisoplanatic image restoration

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6111-6119 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Hybrid robust and fast algorithm for three-dimensional phase unwrapping

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6313-6323 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Measured turbulent mixing in a small-scale circuit breaker model

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6381-6391 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Optical Data Storage

Improving signal-to-noise ratio by use of a cross-shaped aperture in the holographic data storage system

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6234-6240 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Retrieval of size and refractive index of spherical particles by multiangle light scattering: neural network method application

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6178-6187 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Fabrication and transmission characteristics of infrared hollow fiber based on silver-clad stainless steel pipes

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6207-6212 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Propagation-based phase-contrast enhancement of nanostructure images using a debris-free femtosecond-laser-driven cluster-based plasma soft x-ray source and an LiF crystal detector

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6271-6276 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Design of flat-top interleaver and tunable dispersion compensator using cascaded Sagnac loop mirrors and ring resonators

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6213-6222 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Beam quality degradation of a higher order transverse mode beam due to spherical aberration of a lens

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6202-6206 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical analysis of the image with a local intensity minimum during hot image formation in high-power laser systems

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6229-6233 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparative study on the intracavity frequency-doubling 532 nm laser based on gray-tracking-resistant KTP and conventional KTP

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6371-6375 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Imaging capability of patterned liquid crystals

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6152-6158 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Long-range time-of-flight scanning sensor based on high-speed time-correlated single-photon counting

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6241-6251 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Monte Carlo simulation of multiple photon scattering in sugar maple tree canopies

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6159-6171 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Comparison of line-peak and line-scanning excitation in two-color laser-induced-fluorescence thermometry of OH

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6332-6343 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Measurement of axial and transverse trapping stiffness of optical tweezers in air using a radially polarized beam

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6143-6151 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Biomedical Optics

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Polarization-gated imaging in tissue phantoms: effect of size distribution

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6099-6104 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Determination of cell elasticity through hybrid ray optics and continuum mechanics modeling of cell deformation in the optical stretcher

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6344-6354 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography data processing with parallel computing

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6365-6370 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Systematic error of a large dynamic range aberrometer

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6376-6380 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Around-the-objective total internal reflection fluorescence microscopy

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6120-6131 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Edge enhancement for in-phase focal modulation microscope

Appl. Opt. 48(32), 6290-6295 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

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