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OSA Publishing

10 March 2009, Volume 48, Issue 8, pp. 1419-1627   27 articles


Optical Technology

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Ray-based simulation of the propagation of light with different degrees of coherence through complex optical systems

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1527-1534 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental study of a multiwavelength photon sieve designed by random-area-divided approach

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1619-1623 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Characterization of graded index optical fibers by digital holographic interferometry

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1573-1582 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Reliability-guided digital image correlation for image deformation measurement

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1535-1542 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Near-infrared active polarimetric and multispectral laboratory demonstrator for target detection

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1610-1618 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Deterministic convergence in iterative phase shifting

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1494-1501 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanoscale defect detection by heterodyne interferometry

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1502-1506 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Dispersion-model-free determination of optical constants: application to materials for organic thin film devices

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1507-1513 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

External measurement of dihedral right angles with cyclic optical configuration

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1598-1605 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Modeling the absorption behavior of solar thermal collector coatings utilizing graded α-C:H/TiC layers

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1514-1519 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF


Simultaneous separation of polydisperse particles using an asymmetric nonperiodic optical stripe pattern

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1543-1552 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Information Processing

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics: Wave-front Sensing

Fast-convergent algorithm for speckle-based phase retrieval and a design for dynamic wavefront sensing

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1485-1493 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Spectral multiplexing method for digital snapshot spectral imaging

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1520-1526 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Retrievals of mixed-phase cloud properties during the National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1452-1462 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Retrievals of aerosol optical depth and Ångström exponent from ground-based Sun-photometer data of Singapore

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1473-1484 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Comparing polymer optical fiber, fiber Bragg grating, and traditional strain gauge for aircraft structural health monitoring

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1436-1443 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Beam divergence changing mechanism for short-range inter-unmanned aerial vehicle optical communications

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1565-1572 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Single longitudinal mode oscillation from a multi-interferometric cavity

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1430-1435 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Characteristics of beam alignment in a high power four-pass laser amplifier

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1591-1597 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Power splitters with different output power levels based on directional coupling

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1606-1609 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Optimization of sideband modulation in optical-heterodyne-downmixed electro-optic sensing

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1583-1590 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Biomedical Optics


Phase noise optimization in temporal phase-shifting digital holography with partial coherence light sources and its application in quantitative cell imaging

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1463-1472 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Real correlation time measurement in laser speckle contrast analysis using wide exposure time range images

Appl. Opt. 48(8), 1425-1429 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

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