OSA Publishing

10 June 2012, Volume 51, Issue 17, pp. 3701-3965   31 articles


Optical Technology

Optimization method for ultra-wide-angle and panoramic optical systems

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3776-3786 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Dependence of Strehl ratio on f-number of optical system

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3804-3810 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Optimal scan strategy for mega-pixel and kilo-gray-level OLED-on-silicon microdisplay

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3731-3743 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-calibrated subaperture stitching test of hyper-hemispheres using latitude and longitude coordinates

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3817-3825 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction based phase compensation method for phase-only liquid crystal on silicon devices in operation

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3837-3846 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High performance testbed for four-beam infrared interferometric nulling and exoplanet detection

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3907-3921 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Compact 1×4 wavelength demultiplexer based on directional coupling of periodic dielectric waveguides

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3950-3956 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Line-scanning Raman imaging spectroscopy for detection of fingerprints

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3701-3706 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Generation of a Bessel beam of variable spot size

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3718-3725 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Correcting the aero-optical aberration of the supersonic mixing layer with adaptive optics: concept validation

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3922-3929 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Denoising infrared maritime imagery using tailored dictionaries via modified K-SVD algorithm

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3941-3949 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Parametric uncertainty in nanoscale optical dimensional measurements

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3707-3717 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulations of imaging Fabry–Perot interferometers for measuring upper-atmospheric temperatures and winds

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3787-3800 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Machine Vision

Using concentric circles and wedge grating for camera calibration

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3811-3816 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Investigation of five types of switchable retroreflector films for enhanced visible and infrared conspicuity applications

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3744-3754 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Study on error calibration of fiber optic gyroscope under intense ambient temperature variation

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3755-3762 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Determination of the volume scattering function of aqueous particle suspensions with a laboratory multi-angle light scattering instrument

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3853-3873 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Long Island Sound Coastal Observatory: assessment of above-water radiometric measurement uncertainties using collocated multi and hyper-spectral systems: reply to comment

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3893-3899 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Fabrication and calibration of Oxazine-based optic fiber sensor for detection of ammonia in water

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3768-3775 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Simultaneous optical signal-to-noise ratio and differential group delay monitoring based on degree of polarization measurements in optical communications systems

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3957-3965 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Automatic threshold technique for holographic particle field characterization

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3874-3887 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Aluminum nitride grating couplers

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3763-3767 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Cavity-length optimization for high energy pulse generation in a long cavity passively mode-locked all-fiber ring laser

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3726-3730 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient linearly polarized ytterbium-doped fiber laser at 1120 nm

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3801-3803 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-frequency pulsed laser source with hybrid MOPA configuration

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3826-3831 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Note on the use of localized beam models for light scattering theories in spherical coordinates

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3832-3836 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Low-temperature atmospheric pressure argon plasma treatment and hybrid laser-plasma ablation of barite crown and heavy flint glass

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3847-3852 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-mixing detection of backscattered radiation in single-mode pulse-periodic CO2 lasers

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3900-3906 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Wide-angle emission and single-mode deformed circular microlasers with a flat side

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3930-3935 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact laser transmitter delivering a long-range infrared beam aligned with a monitoring visible beam

Appl. Opt. 51(17), 3936-3940 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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