OSA Publishing

10 July 2010, Volume 49, Issue 20, pp. 3831-4023   30 articles


Optical Technology

Diffraction and Gratings

Limitations imposed by specimen phase gradients on the design of grating based x-ray phase contrast imaging systems

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3860-3863 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Enhanced transverse load sensitivity by using a highly birefringent photonic crystal fiber with larger air holes on one axis

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3841-3845 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Switchable waveguiding in two liquid-crystal-filled photonic crystal fibers

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3846-3853 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmission properties of hollow-core photonic bandgap fibers in relation to molecular spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3854-3859 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Looped back fiber mode for reduction of false alarm in leak detection using distributed optical fiber sensor

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3869-3874 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


Design of diamond-turned holograms incorporating properties of the fabrication process

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3949-3955 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Optical imaging of hidden objects behind clothing

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3926-3929 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Correction of self-screening effect in integrating sphere-based measurement of total luminous flux of large-area surface-emitting light sources

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3831-3839 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Synthetic aperture interferometry: error analysis

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3883-3893 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Cryogenic optical testing of an 800mm lightweight C/SiC composite mirror mounted on a C/SiC optical bench

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3941-3948 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction effects in optical microelectromechanical system Michelson interferometers

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3960-3966 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of three-dimensional deformations using digital holography with radial sensitivity

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 4004-4009 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


White-light total internal reflection microscopy for characterizing the optical properties of Ag-coated optical fiber tips

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3905-3908 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Wideband and wide-view circular polarizer for a transflective vertical alignment liquid crystal display

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3875-3882 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Optical fiber refractometers based on lossy mode resonances supported by TiO2 coatings

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3980-3985 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]


Scattered fields of conducting half-plane between two dielectric media

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 4010-4017 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Comparison of Mg-based multilayers for solar He II radiation at 30.4 nm wavelength

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3922-3925 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Imaging Systems

Photocurrent Switching

Photocurrent switching method based on photoisomerization of diarylethene layer for nondestructive readout of photochromic optical memory

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3894-3899 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics


Research on heterodyne detection of a mode-locked pulse laser based on an acousto-optic frequency shift

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 4018-4023 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Double Brillouin frequency shift through circulation of odd-order Stokes signal

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3956-3959 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Polarization-independent tunable optical filters using bilayer polarization gratings

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3900-3904 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Flat band slow light in asymmetric photonic crystal waveguide based on microfluidic infiltration

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3930-3934 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Efficient green continuous-wave lasing of blue-diode-pumped solid-state lasers based on praseodymium-doped LiYF4

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3864-3868 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Diode-pumped continuous-wave Nd:LuVO4laser emitting at 1089 nm based on the F43/2─I411/2 transition

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3986-3989 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


Variation of spectral response for exponential-doped transmission-mode GaAs photocathodes in the preparation process

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3935-3940 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Advanced signal processing methods for pulsed laser vibrometry

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3967-3979 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


Biomedical Optics


Investigation of a four-wave mixing signal generated in fiber-delivered CARS microscopy

Appl. Opt. 49(20), 3916-3921 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

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