OSA Publishing

10 August 2010, Volume 49, Issue 23, pp. 4331-4482   20 articles


Optical Technology

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Very efficient speckle contrast reduction realized by moving diffuser device

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4385-4391 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


Shot-noise-limited control-loop noise in an interferometer with multiple degrees of freedom

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4335-4342 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatial resolution of a hard x-ray CCD detector

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4372-4378 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Investigation on the properties of a laminar grating as a soft x-ray beam splitter

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4450-4459 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Design of achromatic and apochromatic plastic micro-objectives

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4379-4384 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Spotlight]

Software configurable optical test system: a computerized reverse Hartmann test

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4404-4412 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Time-domain optical reflectometry measurements using a frequency comb interferometer

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4413-4419 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical heterodyne accelerometry: passively stabilized, fully balanced velocity interferometer system for any reflector

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4427-4433 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional, arbitrary orientation of focal polarization

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4479-4482 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Removal characteristics of plasma chemical vaporization machining with a pipe electrode for optical fabrication

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4434-4440 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar Concentrators

Solar concentrator constructed with a circular prism array

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4472-4478 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Form birefringence in intrinsic birefringent media possessing a subwavelength structure

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4355-4361 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Imaging Systems

Improved measurement linearity and precision for AMCW time-of-flight range imaging cameras

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4392-4403 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous displacement and angular drift measurement based on defocus grating

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4420-4426 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Backscattering linear depolarization ratio measurements of mineral, sea-salt, and ammonium sulfate particles simulated in a laboratory chamber

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4441-4449 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Coherent optical ultrasound detection with rare-earth ion dopants

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4331-4334 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


Detection of explosives based on surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4362-4366 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Challenge of false alarms in nitroaromatic explosive detection—a detection device based on surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4367-4371 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Biomedical Optics

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Multi-projection fluorescence optical tomography using a handheld-probe-based optical imager: phantom studies

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4343-4354 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


Modeling and interpretation of extinction spectra of oriented nonspherical composite particles: application to biological cells

Appl. Opt. 49(23), 4460-4471 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

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