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10 June 2011, Volume 50, Issue 17, pp. 2493-2814   39 articles


Optical Technology


Laser-textured silicon photodiode with broadband spectral response

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2508-2511 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Post-hydrogen-loaded draw tower fiber Bragg gratings and their thermal regeneration

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2519-2522 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Liquid crystal infiltrated photonic crystal fibers for electric field intensity measurements

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2628-2635 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber optic hot-wire flowmeter based on a metallic coated hybrid long period grating/fiber Bragg grating structure

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2738-2743 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Electrically switchable holographic liquid crystal/polymer Fresnel lens using a Michelson interferometer

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2701-2707 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Navy Prototype Optical Interferometer observations of geosynchronous satellites

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2692-2698 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

High-speed digital color imaging pyrometry

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2659-2665 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Phase error compensation for three-dimensional shape measurement with projector defocusing

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2572-2581 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

On-sky multiwavelength phasing of segmented telescopes with the Zernike phase contrast sensor

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2708-2718 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical polarimetry for noninvasive glucose sensing enabled by Sagnac interferometry

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2719-2731 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Realization of fiber-based laser Doppler vibrometer with serrodyne frequency shifting

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2809-2814 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Spot size effects in miniaturized moving-optical-wedge interferometer

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2671-2678 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology


Slightly off-axis interferometry for microscopy with second wavelength assistance

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2793-2798 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Design of a vector-sum integrated microwave photonic phase shifter in silicon-on-insulator waveguides

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2523-2530 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Improvement of the performance of the twisted-nematic liquid-crystal display as a phase modulator

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2588-2593 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Physical Optics

On determination of sign of the piezo-optic coefficients using torsion method

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2512-2518 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Differential Rayleigh scattering method for measurement of polarization and intermodal beat length in optical waveguides and fibers

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2594-2600 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Determination of quantum efficiency in fluorescing turbid media

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2784-2792 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Diffraction and Gratings

Wide-angle, nonmechanical beam steering with high throughput utilizing polarization gratings

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2636-2639 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of duty cycles of metal grating masks formed on dielectric substrates

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2732-2737 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Phase mapping and wavefront analysis based on multi-illumination light fields generated by a spatial light modulator

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2679-2691 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Imaging Systems

Photoacoustic holographic imaging of absorbers embedded in silicone

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2551-2558 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Data Storage

Physical Optics

Propagation of Bessel beams from a dielectric to a conducting medium

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2654-2658 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Range separation performance and optimal pulse-width prediction of a three-dimensional flash laser detection and ranging using the Cramer–Rao bound

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2559-2571 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Kernel wavelet-Reed–Xiaoli: an anomaly detection for forward-looking infrared imagery

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2744-2751 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics


Optical response of laser-doped silicon carbide for an uncooled midwave infrared detector

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2640-2653 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

High-sensitivity photovoltaic responses in manganite-based heterojunctions on Si substrates for weak light detection

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2666-2670 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Continuous wave, dual-wavelength-pumped supercontinuum generation in an all-fiber device

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2752-2758 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Methodology for detection of carbon monoxide in hot, humid media by telecommunication distributed feedback laser-based tunable diode laser absorption spectrometry

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2531-2550 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of a 10 PW (150 J/15 fs) peak power laser system with Ti:sapphire medium through spectral control

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2617-2621 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Theory for optimal design of waveguiding light concentrators in photovoltaic microcell arrays

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2799-2808 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Proposal for postfabrication fine-tuning of three-port photonic crystal channel drop filters by means of optofluidic infiltration

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2622-2627 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Cloud detection performance of spaceborne visible-to-infrared multispectral imagers

Appl. Opt. 50(17), 2601-2616 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

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