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1 July 2011, Volume 50, Issue 19, pp. 3064-3382   40 articles

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Optical Technology

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Validity of the thin mask approximation in extreme ultraviolet mask roughness simulations

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3346-3350 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Design of a high-efficiency seven-port beam splitter using a dual duty cycle grating structure

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3187-3190 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Sensitivity enhancement of grating interferometer based two-dimensional sensor arrays using two-wavelength readout

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3289-3295 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Highly sensitive fiber loop ringdown strain sensor using photonic crystal fiber interferometer

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3087-3092 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical distortion evaluation of an aerodynamically heated window using the interfacial fluid thickness concept

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3135-3144 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Evaluation and optimization of the optical performance of low-concentrating dielectric compound parabolic concentrator using ray-tracing methods

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3303-3310 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Holography

Single-shot, dual-wavelength digital holography based on polarizing separation

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3360-3368 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Iris segmentation using an edge detector based on fuzzy sets theory and cellular learning automata

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3191-3200 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Nonaxial Strehl ratio of wavefront coding systems with a cubic phase mask

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3337-3345 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

All-fiber magneto-optic Sagnac interferometer

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3123-3127 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz reflectivities of metal-coated mirrors

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3201-3204 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of the double-telecentric high-aperture diffractive–refractive objectives

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3254-3258 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Interferometric investigation and simulation of refractive index in glass matrixes containing nanoparticles of varying sizes

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3259-3267 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Active phase locking of fiber amplifiers using sine–cosine single-frequency dithering technique

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3330-3336 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Materials

Tunable solid-body elastomer lenses with electromagnetic actuation

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3268-3274 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectrally selective reflector surfaces for heat reduction in concentrator solar cells: modeling and applications of TiO2:Nb-based thin films

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3296-3302 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Improving fast aspheric convex surface tests with dynamic null screens using LCDs

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3101-3109 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Hybrid optical (freeform) components—functionalization of nonplanar optical surfaces by direct picosecond laser ablation

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3221-3228 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Research on error control and compensation in magnetorheological finishing

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3321-3329 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Construction method of axially asymmetric lenses

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3369-3374 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Thin Films

Optical and tribomechanical stability of optically variable interference security devices prepared by dual ion beam sputtering

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3351-3359 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Holography

Image Processing

Automated localization of retinal features

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3064-3075 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

On the importance of path for phase unwrapping in synthetic aperture radar interferometry

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3205-3220 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of shaft diameters by machine vision

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3246-3253 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional modeling using x-ray shape-from-silhouette

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3282-3288 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Estimating optical absorption, scattering, and Grueneisen distributions with multiple-illumination photoacoustic tomography

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3145-3154 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

An inherent-optical-property-centered approach to correct the angular effects in water-leaving radiance

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3155-3167 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Neural network approach to retrieve the inherent optical properties of the ocean from observations of MODIS

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3168-3186 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Generalized Bessel beams in modified axially symmetric graded index structures

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3128-3134 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Large-mode-area leaky optical fiber fabricated by MCVD

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3118-3122 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Absolute refractometry of dry gas to ±3 parts in 109

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3076-3086 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Selection of dark modes in resonators with conical reflectors

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3093-3100 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Yb:Y2SiO5 laser investigation based on a carbon nanotube absorber

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3229-3232 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of focusing conditions on laser-induced shock waves at titanium–water interface

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3275-3281 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of membrane rigidity on trapped unilamellar phospholipid vesicles by using differential confocal microscopy

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3311-3315 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Measurement of the two-photon absorption cross section by means of femtosecond thermal lensing

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3240-3245 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Emission characteristics of photonic crystal light-emitting diodes

Appl. Opt. 50(19), 3233-3239 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

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