OSA Publishing

20 July 2011, Volume 50, Issue 21, pp. 3725-4245   61 articles


Optical Technology

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Instrumentation to measure the backscattering coefficient bb for arbitrary phase functions

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4134-4147 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Spotlight]

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics: Wave-front Sensing

Multiscale stochastic approach for phase screens synthesis

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4124-4133 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Replication of micro-optical elements with continuous relief by ultraviolet embossing with thiol-ene-based resist

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4063-4067 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Experimental investigation of link between growth and decay of fiber Bragg gratings

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4042-4047 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Imaging Systems

Ultra-high-speed phase-sensitive optical coherence reflectometer with a stretched pulse supercontinuum source

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4000-4004 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-order snapshot spectral imaging of plasmonic nanoparticles

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4198-4206 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Intermodal interferometer for strain and temperature sensing fabricated in birefringent boron doped microstructured fiber

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3742-3749 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Polypropylene embedded metal mesh broadband achromatic half-wave plate for millimeter wavelengths

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3750-3757 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Enlarging the angle of view in Michelson-interferometer-based shearography by embedding a 4f system

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3789-3794 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Ellipsometric study of dielectric functions of Mg1−yCayHx thin films (0.03≤y≤0.17)

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3879-3884 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

High-accuracy thickness measurement of a transparent plate with the heterodyne central fringe identification technique

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4011-4016 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Basic Fourier properties for generalized phase shifting and some interesting detuning insensitive algorithms

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4083-4090 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Far infrared thermal detectors for laser radiometry using a carbon nanotube array

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4099-4104 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of stable monolithic wide-field Michelson interferometers

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4105-4114 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Measuring the optical properties of astrophysical dust analogues: instrumentation and methods

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4115-4123 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultraviolet antireflection coatings for use in silicon detector design

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4180-4188 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Generation of dark hollow femtosecond pulsed beam by phase-only liquid crystal spatial light modulator

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4174-4179 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Depth resolution and multiexponential lifetime analyses of reflectance-based time-domain fluorescence data

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3962-3972 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Hybrid diffusion and two-flux approximation for multilayered tissue light propagation modeling

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4237-4245 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Control of spin angular momentum in quasi-phase-matched material

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4221-4225 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Secondary optical lens designed in the method of source-target mapping

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4031-4036 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Proposal for enhancing the transmission efficiency of photonic crystal 60° waveguide bends by means of optofluidic infiltration

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4048-4053 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Growth of Ag, Au, Cu, and Pt nanostructures on surfaces by micropatterned laser-image formations

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4161-4169 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Generation of Bessel beams using a magnetic liquid deformable mirror

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4005-4010 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

New version of solid telescope

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4148-4160 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Automatic parameter optimization of the local model fitting method for single-shot surface profiling

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3773-3780 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF



Scattering effects at near-wall flow measurements using Doppler global velocimetry

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4068-4082 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Propagation of Gaussian–Schell beam in turbulent atmosphere of three-layer altitude model

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3871-3878 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Third-order coma-free point in two-mirror telescopes by a vector approach

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3918-3923 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Simultaneous multidimensional deformation measurements using digital holographic moiré

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4189-4197 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Image coding for three-dimensional range-gated imaging

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3824-3828 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Subspace learning for Mumford–Shah-model-based texture segmentation through texture patches

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3947-3957 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient fringe image enhancement based on dual-tree complex wavelet transform

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3973-3986 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Polar decomposition of the Mueller matrix: a polarimetric rule of thumb for square-profile surface structure recognition

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3781-3788 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Graphics processing unit parallel accelerated solution of the discrete ordinates for photon transport in biological tissues

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3808-3823 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Modeling and estimation of signal-dependent noise in hyperspectral imagery

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3829-3846 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Evaluation of a compact sensor for backscattering and absorption

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3758-3772 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatial coherence function of partially coherent Gaussian beams in atmospheric turbulence

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3907-3917 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Raman and fluorescent scattering matrix of spherical microparticles

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4054-4062 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Risky intensity peaks resulting from nonlinear holographic imaging

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3733-3741 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

128×128 three-dimensional MEMS optical switch module with simultaneous optical path connection for optical cross-connect systems

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4037-4041 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Equilibrium mode distribution and steady-state distribution in 100–400 μm core step-index silica optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4170-4173 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Demonstration of a single-wavelength spectral-imaging-based Thai jasmine rice identification

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4024-4030 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Highly efficient coupling in lithium niobate photonic wires by the use of a segmented waveguide coupler

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3885-3888 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Numerical and experimental study of the thermal stress of silicon induced by a millisecond laser

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3725-3732 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Electro-optical sensor with spatial and spectral filtering capability

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3847-3853 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-pulse measurement of wind velocities using an Er:Yb:glass coherent laser radar

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4017-4023 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Characteristics of plasma scalds in multilayer dielectric films

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4226-4231 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Frequency stabilization of a single-frequency Q-switched Tm:YAG laser by using injection seeding technique

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 4232-4236 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Tunable optical properties of a two-dimensional square-lattice superconductor-dielectric Bragg reflector

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3860-3864 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Optical properties of a single mode planar waveguide in Nd:YVO4 fabricated by multienergy He ion implantation

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3865-3870 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Piezo-optic, photoelastic, and acousto-optic properties of SrB4O7 crystals

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3889-3895 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Effective tunability and realistic estimates of group index in plasmonic metamaterials exhibiting electromagnetically induced transparency

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3958-3961 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Calibration of the 1064 nm lidar channel using water phase and cirrus clouds

Appl. Opt. 50(21), 3987-3999 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

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