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10 May 2012, Volume 51, Issue 14, pp. 2515-2771   35 articles


Self-adaptive noise suppression for characterizing the dispersion of chirped fiber Bragg grating

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2651-2655 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Vicarious calibrations of HICO data acquired from the International Space Station

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2559-2567 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical turbulence on underwater image degradation in natural environments

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2678-2686 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Dark current and noise analyses of quantum dot infrared photodetectors

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2767-2771 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Binary beam splitter

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2672-2677 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Analysis and modeling for fiber-optic gyroscope scale factor based on environment temperature

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2541-2547 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Method to measure the second-order birefringence vector distribution along optical fibers based on high-speed polarization optical time domain reflectometry

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2548-2553 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Discrimination between strain and temperature by cascading single-mode thin-core diameter fibers

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2733-2738 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Parallel phase-shifting digital holography with adaptive function using phase-mode spatial light modulator

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2633-2637 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Multi-spatial-frequency and phase-shifting profilometry using a liquid crystal phase modulator

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2624-2632 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral optimized asymmetric segmented phase-only correlation filter

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2638-2650 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive affinity propagation with spectral angle mapper for semi-supervised hyperspectral band selection

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2656-2663 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Measurement of wide frequency range structural microvibrations with a pocket digital camera and sub-pixel techniques

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2664-2671 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Gated viewing laser imaging with compressive sensing

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2706-2712 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Autofocus for multispectral camera using focus symmetry

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2616-2623 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Visualizing the complex 3D geometry of the perfusion border zone in isolated rabbit heart

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2713-2721 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (6)]

Optical imaging systems analyzed with a 2D template

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2739-2746 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Integrated fiber optic incoherent broadband cavity enhanced absorption spectroscopy detector for near-IR absorption measurements of nanoliter samples

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2532-2540 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of a CH planar laser-induced fluorescence imaging system using a kHz-rate multimode-pumped optical parametric oscillator

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2589-2600 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

All-optical switch using optically controlled two mode interference coupler

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2601-2605 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Lowest-order axial and ring mode lasing in confocal quasi-stadium laser diodes

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2515-2520 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Modeling of end-pumped Yb:YAG thin-disk lasers with nonuniform temperature distribution

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2521-2531 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable graphene Q-switched erbium-doped fiber laser with suppressed self-mode locking effect

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2554-2558 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser heating of uncoated optics in a convective medium

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2573-2580 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diode-pumped 2 μm vibronic (Tm3+, Yb3+):KLu(WO4)2 laser

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2701-2705 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High power 2 MHz passively Q-switched nanosecond Nd:YVO4/Cr4+:YAG 914 nm laser

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2728-2732 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Automated, portable, low-cost bright-field and fluorescence microscope with autofocus and autoscanning capabilities

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2581-2588 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Optical throughput of the Sagnac interferometer with a modified large optical path difference

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2693-2700 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Polarization independent blue-phase liquid crystal cylindrical lens with a resistive film

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2568-2572 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of an ultracompact low-power all-optical modulator by means of dispersion engineered slow light regime in a photonic crystal Mach–Zehnder interferometer

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2687-2692 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical simulation of millisecond laser-induced damage in silicon-based positive-intrinsic-negative photodiode

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2759-2766 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Remote Sensing and Sensors

On the sensitivity of generic porous optical sensors

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2752-2758 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Surface enhanced absorption and transmission from dye coated gold nanoparticles in thin films

Appl. Opt. 51(14), 2606-2615 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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