OSA Publishing

20 June 2011, Volume 50, Issue 18, pp. 2815-3063   32 articles


Optical Technology

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Analysis of the improvement in sky coverage for multiconjugate adaptive optics systems obtained using minimum variance split tomography

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 3000-3010 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Spatial coherence effect on layer thickness determination in narrowband full-field optical coherence tomography

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 3021-3027 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Characterization of zone plate properties using monochromatic synchrotron radiation in the 2 to 20 nm wavelength range

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 3015-3020 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Hole-assisted dual concentric core fiber with ultralarge negative dispersion coefficient of −13,200 ps/nm/km

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2979-2983 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of altitude on aero-optic imaging deviation

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2949-2957 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Midwave infrared optical zooming design and kinoform degrading evaluation methods

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 3043-3049 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Method for designing phase-calculation algorithms for two-dimensional grating phase-shifting interferometry

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2815-2822 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Slope measurement of bent plates using double grating shearing interferometry

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2958-2963 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectroscopic ellipsometer based on direct measurement of polarization ellipticity

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2973-2978 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Investigation of THz birefringence measurement and calculation in Al2O3 and LiNbO3

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2906-2910 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Method for studying the effects of thermal deformations on optical systems for space application

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2836-2845 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Autostereoscopic three-dimensional display based on two parallax barriers

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2911-2915 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Three-dimensional polarization ray-tracing calculus I: definition and diattenuation

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2855-2865 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional polarization ray-tracing calculus II: retardance

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2866-2874 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing


Investigation on the panchromaticity of silver-doped poly(vinyl alcohol)/acrylamide photopolymer

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2886-2891 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Incorrect depth sense due to focused object distance

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2931-2939 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Depth fingerprint map of active range-gated imaging for real-time three-dimensional measurement of foreground objects

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2984-2989 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Mesopause-region temperature and wind measurements with pseudorandom modulation continuous-wave (PMCW) lidar at 589 nm

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2916-2926 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Relationships between water attenuation coefficients derived from active and passive remote sensing: a case study from two coastal environments

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2990-2999 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Off-axis detection and characterization of laser beams in the maritime atmosphere

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 3050-3056 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Enhancement of localized surface plasmon resonance detection by incorporating metal-dielectric double-layered subwavelength gratings

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2846-2854 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Switchable and tunable multiple-channel erbium-doped fiber laser using graphene-polymer nanocomposite and asymmetric two-stage fiber Sagnac loop filter

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2940-2948 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Reconstruction dynamics of recorded holograms in photochromic glass

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2892-2898 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Ion-exchanged silica-on-silicon structured channel erbium-doped waveguide amplifiers

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2964-2972 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Beam shaping design for coupling high power diode laser stack to fiber

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2927-2930 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis on the polarization property of the eigenmodes in a nonplanar ring resonator

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 3057-3063 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Compensation for time fluctuations of phase modulation in a liquid-crystal-on-silicon display by process synchronization in laser materials processing

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 2899-2905 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Impact of atmospheric clutter on Doppler-limited gas sensors in the submillimeter/terahertz

Appl. Opt. 50(18), 3028-3042 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

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