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1 May 2012, Volume 51, Issue 13, pp. 2223-2514   40 articles

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Optical Technology

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Theoretical explanation of enhanced low dose rate sensitivity in erbium-doped optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2230-2235 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Profiling of micrometer-sized laser beams in restricted volumes

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2341-2345 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Resonance asymmetry induced bias errors in waveguide type optical passive resonator gyro

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2373-2378 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Holography

Partially coherent light-emitting diode illumination for video-rate in-line holographic microscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2333-2340 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Wavefront measurements of a laser-induced breakdown spark in still air

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2306-2314 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Axial nanodisplacement measurement based on astigmatism effect of crossed cylindrical lenses

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2379-2387 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical transmittance measurement system for coated elements with low transmittance

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2395-2399 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Calibration method for high-accuracy measurement of long focal length with Talbot interferometry

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2407-2413 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Flexible structured-light-based three-dimensional profile reconstruction method considering lens projection-imaging distortion

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2419-2428 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Utilization of frequency information in a linear wavenumber-scanning interferometer for profile measurement of a thin film

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2429-2435 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Materials

Negative-index metamaterial at visible frequencies based on high order plasmon resonance

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2469-2476 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Optimization design of irradiance array for LED uniform rectangular illumination

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2257-2263 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Laminar and blazed type holographic gratings for a versatile soft x-ray spectrograph attached to an electron microscope and their evaluation in the 50–200 eV range

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2351-2360 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical modeling and experiment of refractive index change in He+ ion-implanted KTP waveguide

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2400-2406 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Development and characterization of piezoelectrically actuated corner cube retroreflectors for applications in free-space optical sensor network

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2315-2321 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Far-field interference from a sphere and its applications

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2501-2504 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Preparation and wettability examinations of transparent SiO2 binder-added MgF2 nanoparticle coatings covered with fluoro-alkyl silane self-assembled monolayer

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2298-2305 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Diffraction and Gratings

Three-dimensional Dammann vortex array with tunable topological charge

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2485-2490 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Lensless multiple-image optical encryption based on improved phase retrieval algorithm

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2388-2394 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Image-inpainting and quality-guided phase unwrapping algorithm

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2457-2462 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Optical compressive change and motion detection

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2491-2496 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Optical eye tracking system for noninvasive and automatic monitoring of eye position and movements in radiotherapy treatments of ocular tumors

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2441-2450 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Full-band absorption enhancement in ultrathin-filmsolar cells through the excitation of multiresonant guided modes

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2436-2440 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Experimental validation of the MODTRAN 5.3 sea surface radiance model using MIRAMER campaign measurements

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2264-2276 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Ultracompact 1×4 TM-polarized beam splitter based on photonic crystal surface mode

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2361-2366 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Influence of acoustic waves on supercontinuum generation in photonic crystal fibers

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2223-2229 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High-stability erbium-doped photonic crystal fiber source

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2277-2281 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Uniformly thinned optical fibers produced via HF etching with spectral and microscopic verification

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2282-2287 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Transfer-matrix method based on a discrete coupling model for analyzing uniform and nonuniform codirectional fiber grating couplers

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2367-2372 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic crystalline IR fibers for the spectral range of 2–40 μm

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2414-2418 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

157 W all-fiber high-power picosecond laser

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2497-2500 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Influence of water environment on holmium laser ablation performance for hard tissues

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2505-2514 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Quasi-phase-matched intracavity laser frequency summation

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2250-2256 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Studies of third-order optical nonlinearities and optical limiting of 2, 3-butanedione dihydrazone

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2288-2297 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

All-fiber quasi-continuous wave supercontinuum generation in single-mode high-nonlinear fiber pumped by submicrosecond pulse with low peak power

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2346-2350 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Controlled bistability by using array defect layers in one-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystals

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2477-2484 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Dual-mode surface-plasmon sensor based on bimetallic film

Appl. Opt. 51(13), 2451-2456 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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