OSA Publishing

20 December 2012, Volume 51, Issue 36, pp. 8505-8892   43 articles


Optical Technology

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Method of estimation of turbulence characteristic scales

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8505-8515 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Production of phase screens for simulation of atmospheric turbulence

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8769-8778 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Dynamic polarization grating based on a dye-doped liquid crystal controllable by a single beam in a homeotropic-planar geometry

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8526-8534 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Theoretical and experimental analysis of splicing between the photonic crystal fiber and the conventional fiber using grin fibers

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8516-8520 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic nanojet focusing for hollow-core photonic crystal fiber probes

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8637-8640 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical analysis of a photovoltaic V-trough system installed in western India

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8606-8614 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Joint influences of aerodynamic flow field and aerodynamic heating of the dome on imaging quality degradation of airborne optical systems

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8625-8636 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Application of white-light scanning interferometer on transparent thin-film measurement

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8579-8586 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Through-focus response of multifocal intraocular lenses evaluated with a spatial light modulator

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8594-8598 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparison study of algorithms and accuracy in the wavelength scanning interferometry

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8854-8862 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Time-domain fluorescence-guided diffuse optical tomography based on the third-order simplified harmonics approximation

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8656-8668 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Weighted depth compensation algorithm for fluorescence molecular tomography reconstruction

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8883-8892 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Design of a compact modified total internal reflection lens for high angular color uniformity

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8557-8562 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Analysis of a color-matching backlight system using a blazed grating and a lenticular lens array

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8615-8620 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nested fiber ring resonator enhanced Mach–Zehnder interferometer for temperature sensing

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8873-8876 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Single Mach–Zehnder interferometer based optical Boolean logic gates

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8693-8701 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Effects of thermal gradients on total internal reflection corner cubes

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8793-8799 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Signal-to-noise performance analysis of streak tube imaging lidar systems. II. Theoretical analysis and discussion

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8836-8847 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Spectral and geometrical variation of the bidirectional reflectance distribution function of diffuse reflectance standards

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8535-8540 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Polarimetric characterization of bismuth thin films deposited by laser ablation

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8549-8556 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Computational manufacturing as a tool for the selection of the most manufacturable design

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8677-8686 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

X-ray Optics

Structural properties of subnanometer thick Y layers in extreme ultraviolet multilayer mirrors

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8541-8548 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing


Fast algorithm for reliability-guided phase unwrapping in digital holographic microscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8800-8807 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Modified two-dimensional digital image correlation method with capability of merging of data distributed in time

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8641-8655 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Fluorescence molecular tomography using a two-step three-dimensional shape-based reconstruction with graphics processing unit acceleration

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8731-8744 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Spatial and temporal film thickness measurement of a soap bubble based on large lateral shearing displacement interferometry

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8863-8872 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

On-orbit calibration of SeaWiFS

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8702-8730 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Ultrasensitive detection of amplified spontaneous emission at 710 nm by means of picosecond collinear optical parametric amplification near degeneracy

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8877-8882 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Sharp plasmonic resonance on gold gratings in amplitude and phase domains

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8563-8566 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Motion compensated frequency modulated continuous wave 3D coherent imaging ladar with scannerless architecture

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8745-8761 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical evaluation of ink prints made with heat-treated alder and birch

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8808-8816 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Superficial and Shroud-like coloration of linen by short laser pulses in the vacuum ultraviolet

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8567-8578 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanosecond soliton pulse generation by mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser using single-walled carbon-nanotube-based saturable absorber

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8621-8624 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser-induced damage behaviors of antireflective coatings at cryogenic condition

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8687-8692 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nitric-oxide planar laser-induced fluorescence at 10 kHz in a seeded flow, a plasma discharge, and a flame

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8817-8824 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Pulse-front tilt for short-wavelength lasing by means of traveling-wave plasma-excitation

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8848-8853 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Optical isolator based on the electro-optic effect in periodically poled lithium niobate with the addition of a half domain

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8521-8525 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Si3N4 waveguide-based parallel optical interconnect incorporating an interface comprising arrayed grating couplers combined with fiber arrays

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8587-8593 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Signal-to-noise performance analysis of streak tube imaging lidar systems. I. Cascaded model

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8825-8835 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Qualitative assessment of laser-induced breakdown spectra generated with a femtosecond fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8669-8676 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric vertical profiles of O3, N2O, CH4, CCl2F2, and H2O retrieved from external-cavity quantum-cascade laser heterodyne radiometer measurements

Appl. Opt. 51(36), 8779-8792 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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