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OSA Publishing

20 July 2012, Volume 51, Issue 21, pp. 4927-5339   51 articles


Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Applied Optics growth: 1991–1999

Appl. Opt. 51(21), ED7-ED8 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Technology

Diffraction and Gratings

Nanometer displacement measurement using Fresnel diffraction

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5066-5072 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of diffractive phase element for modulating the electric field at the out-of-focus plane in a lens system

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5149-5153 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Full investigation of the resonant frequency servo loop for resonator fiber-optic gyro

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5178-5185 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Paraxial analysis of four-component zoom lens with fixed distance between focal points

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5231-5235 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Optical reconfiguration by anisotropic diffraction in holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystal memory

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5168-5177 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Contouring of diffused objects using lensless Fourier transform digital moiré holography

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5331-5339 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Instrumental error in chromotomosynthetic hyperspectral imaging

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5186-5200 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-dimensional single-shot tomography using a virtually imaged phased array and a spatial phase modulator

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5224-5230 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fully tunable active polarization imager for contrast enhancement and partial polarimetry

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5302-5309 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Flexible error-reduction method for shape measurement by temporal phase unwrapping: phase averaging method

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 4945-4953 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-shot two-dimensional surface measurement based on spectrally resolved white-light interferometry

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 4971-4975 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Modal wavefront reconstruction based on Zernike polynomials for lateral shearing interferometry: comparisons of existing algorithms

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5028-5037 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

White-light ellipsometer with geometric phase shifter

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5060-5065 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-modulator broadband infrared Mueller matrix ellipsometry

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5100-5110 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Accuracy of a multiple height-transfer interferometric technique for absolute distance metrology

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5283-5294 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Designs for high performance PAL-based imaging systems

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5310-5317 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous determination of thickness and refractive index based on time-of-flight measurements of terahertz pulse

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5326-5330 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Closely packed hexagonal conical microlens array fabricated by direct laser photopolymerization

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 4995-5003 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Tomographic imaging of ratiometric fluorescence resonance energy transfer in scattering media

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5044-5050 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical analysis of astigmatism correction in gradient refractive index lens based optical coherence tomography catheters

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5244-5252 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Fabrication of concave and convex potassium bromide lens arrays by compression molding

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 4936-4944 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Preflight calibration of the Imaging Magnetograph eXperiment polarization modulation package based on liquid-crystal variable retarders

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 4954-4970 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photodetector performance enhancement using an electron accelerator controlled by light

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5111-5118 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-crystal magneto-optic sensor with electrically adjustable sensitivity

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5119-5125 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimization of all-garnet magneto-optical magnetic field sensors with genetic algorithm

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5144-5148 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Determination of quality and adulteration of tequila through the use of surface plasmon resonance

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5161-5167 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Design of interference using coherent beams configured as a six-sided pyramid

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5004-5010 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Image Processing

Optical correlator based target detection, recognition, classification, and tracking

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 4976-4983 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase unwrapping for noisy phase map using localized compensator

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 4984-4994 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved infrared target-tracking algorithm based on mean shift

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5051-5059 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiple linear feature detection based on multiple-structuring-element center-surround top-hat transform

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5201-5211 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavelet power spectrum-based autofocusing algorithm for time delayed and integration charge coupled device space camera

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5216-5223 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Binary image encryption based on interference of two phase-only masks

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5253-5258 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

OCT skin image enhancement through attenuation compensation

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 4927-4935 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Algorithm for automated analysis of surface vibrations using time-averaged digital speckle pattern interferometry

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5154-5160 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Characteristics of composite images in multiview imaging and integral photography

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5236-5243 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Optical reversible programmable Boolean logic unit

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5266-5271 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Comparison of optically derived particle size distributions: scattering over the full angular range versus diffraction at near forward angles

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5085-5099 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Dispersion properties of liquid-core photonic crystal fibers

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5259-5265 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Performance comparison of an all-fiber-based laser Doppler vibrometer for remote acoustical signal detection using short and long coherence length lasers

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5011-5018 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-mixing vibrometer with real-time digital signal elaboration

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5318-5325 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Nanoscale all-optical plasmonic switching using electromagnetically induced transparency

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5019-5027 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Two-beam nonlinear Kerr effect to stabilize laser frequency with sub-Doppler resolution

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5080-5084 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact Q-switched and mode-locked Nd3+:YVO4/Cr4+:YAG self-Raman laser

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5126-5129 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved coupling technique of ultracompact ring resonators in silicon-on-insulator technology

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5212-5215 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Q-switched mode-locking of an erbium-doped fiber laser using cavity modulation frequency detuning

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5295-5301 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Effect of paramagnetic magnetization in Faraday isolators

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5073-5079 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Estimation of a lidar’s overlap function and its calibration by nonlinear regression

Appl. Opt. 51(21), 5130-5143 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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