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1 November 2010, Volume 49, Issue 31, pp. 5938-6195; Feat. pp: AO1, G1–G189   54 articles

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Adaptive Optics: introduction to the feature issue

Appl. Opt. 49(31), AO1-AO2 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Turbulence Modeling

Deformable Mirror Control

Open-loop shape control for continuous microelectromechanical system deformable mirror

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G148-G154 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Control of an electromagnetic deformable mirror using high speed dynamics characterization and identification

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G120-G128 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Deformable Mirror

Actuator patterns for unimorph and bimorph deformable mirrors

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G37-G46 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavefront Sensors

Ophthalmic wavefront measurements using a versatile pyramid sensor

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G67-G77 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance comparison of centroiding algorithms for laser guide star wavefront sensing with extremely large telescopes

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G78-G94 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Automatic sensitivity adjustment for a curvature sensor

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G140-G147 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Statistical error of a compact high-resolution Shack–Hartmann wavefront sensor with a discrete detector array

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G136-G139 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavefront Sensor Hardware

Low-light-level charge-coupled devices for pyramid wavefront sensing on 8 m class telescopes: what actual gain?

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G167-G173 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavefront Sensor Reconstruction

Optimal noise-weighted reconstruction with elongated Shack–Hartmann wavefront sensor images for laser tomography adaptive optics

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G27-G36 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Impact of laser launch location on the performance of laser tomography and multiconjugate adaptive optics for extremely large telescopes

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G114-G119 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Force-optimized alignment for optical control of the Advanced Technology Solar Telescope

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G105-G113 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Point Spread Function Reconstruction

Estimation and application of the solar adaptive optics corrected long-exposure point spread function

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G95-G104 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiobject Adaptive Optics System

Considerations for EAGLE from Monte Carlo adaptive optics simulation

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G1-G8 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Guide Star System

Rayleigh laser guide star calibration unit for the Large Binocular Telescope

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G53-G59 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive Optics System

Laboratory characterization and performance of the high-order adaptive optics system for the Large Binocular Telescope

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G174-G189 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance of the 37-element solar adaptive optics for the 26 cm solar fine structure telescope at Yunnan Astronomical Observatory

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G129-G135 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive optics development at the German solar telescopes

Appl. Opt. 49(31), G155-G166 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Technology

Detectors

Analytical approach to optimizing alternating current biasing of bolometers

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 5938-5946 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Proposal of an electrically controlled terahertz switch based on liquid-crystal-filled dual-metallic grating structures

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6092-6097 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Impact of random angular jitter on fiber-coupled differential phase-shift keying receivers with Mach–Zehnder interferometer demodulation

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6024-6029 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

High birefringent rhombic-hole photonic crystal fibers

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6098-6101 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Worst-case-based methodology for tolerance analysis and tolerance allocation of optical systems

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6179-6188 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Holography

Real-time color electroholography using multiple graphics processing units and multiple high-definition liquid-crystal display panels

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 5993-5996 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Imaging Systems

Snapshot color fringe projection for absolute three-dimensional metrology of video sequences

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 5947-5953 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Wide-field high-resolution solid immersion fluorescence microscopy applying an aplanatic solid immersion lens

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6160-6169 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Improvements to the three-color optical CCD-based pyrometer system

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 5997-6005 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Calibration of spherical reference surfaces for Fizeau interferometry: a comparative study of methods

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6014-6023 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Microscopy

Depth-resolved velocimetry of Hagen–Poiseuille and electro-osmotic flow using dynamic phase-contrast microscopy

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6030-6038 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Data Storage

Temperature-stabilized one-way electromagnetic modes in a magneto-optic unidirectional waveguide

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6111-6115 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Flooded mask for underwater and above-water vision

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6134-6138 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of injection molding process parameters on optical properties of lenses

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6149-6159 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Planar waveguides in Nd:SGG crystal formed by He ion implantation

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6039-6042 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Scattering

Effect of line roughness on the diffraction intensities in angular resolved scatterometry

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6102-6110 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Optical constants determination of samarium, holmium, and erbium in the 1.5-850 eV spectral range using a transmittance method

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6006-6013 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Efficient numerical calculation of interference and diffraction of optical fields in any state of spatial coherence in the phase-space representation

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6063-6071 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Image Processing

Color spatial feature-based approach for multiple-vehicle tracking

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6043-6056 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Time-resolved quantitative multiphase interferometric imaging of a highly focused ultrasound pulse

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6127-6133 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Self-imaging-based laser collimation testing technique

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6057-6062 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Machine Vision

Compression of periodic images for faster phase retrieval

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6116-6126 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Active and Adaptive Optics

Moiré-based focusing and leveling scheme for optical projection lithography

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 5959-5963 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-beam coupling dynamic range compression deconvolution

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 5964-5976 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Polarization-maintaining photonic-crystal-fiber-based all-optical polarimetric torsion sensor

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 5954-5958 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-parameter optical fiber sensor based on a tilted fiber Bragg grating

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6085-6091 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Ultralow reflectance metal surfaces by ultrafast laser texturing

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 5983-5988 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanotube Q-switched low-threshold linear cavity tunable erbium-doped fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 5989-5992 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical interrupter for high peak power transfer in laser initiation systems

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6189-6195 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Biomedical Optics

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Optical design of a line-focused forward-viewing scanner for optical coherence tomography

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6170-6178 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Optical Technology

Adaptive Optics feature pagination: publisher’s note

Appl. Opt. 49(31), 6139-6139 (2010)  View: PDF

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