OSA Publishing

10 May 2013, Volume 52, Issue 14, pp. 3116-3443   39 articles



Time-of-flight laser ranging and imaging at 1550 nm using low-jitter superconducting nanowire single-photon detection system

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3241-3245 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Grating-induced omnidirectional refraction of self-collimated beams at a photonic crystal surface

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3229-3233 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Long period fiber grating transverse load effect-based sensor for the omnidirectional monitoring of rebar corrosion in concrete

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3246-3252 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Computation of highly off-axis diffracted fields using the band-limited angular spectrum method with suppressed Gibbs related artifacts

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3288-3297 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Intermodal interferometer based on a fluid-filled two-mode photonic crystal fiber for sensing applications

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3166-3171 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of mirror-based modulation-averaging structures

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3234-3240 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz polarization splitter based on orthogonal microstructure dual-core photonic crystal fiber

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3305-3310 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Numerical investigation on the effects of fabrication conditions on fiber Bragg grating spectra using the phase mask technique

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3338-3344 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Polarization-independent adaptive lens with two different blue-phase liquid-crystal layers

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3216-3220 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

3D phase-shifting fringe projection system on the basis of a tailored free-form mirror

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3134-3146 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Iterative phase-shifting algorithm immune to random phase shifts and tilts

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3381-3386 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Optical properties of liquids for fluidic optics

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3203-3215 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Electrowetting lenses for compensating phase and curvature distortion in arrayed laser systems

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3172-3177 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Spectra analysis of nonuniform FBG-based acousto-optic modulator by using Fourier mode coupling theory

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3318-3323 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of the chromaticity of near-field binary beam shapers

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3368-3380 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Estimation of channel parameters and background irradiance for free-space optical link

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3260-3268 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Surface plasmon resonance sensor based on spectral interferometry: numerical analysis

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3253-3259 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Schlieren measurements in the round cylinder of an optically accessible internal combustion engine

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3433-3443 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Comprehensive nanostructure and defect analysis using a simple 3D light-scatter sensor

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3279-3287 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface Plasmons

High-resolution simultaneous microscopy of refractive index and fluorescent intensity distributions by using localized surface plasmons

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3324-3328 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Sputter deposition of PZT piezoelectric films on thin glass substrates for adjustable x-ray optics

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3412-3419 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Computer vision applications for coronagraphic optical alignment and image processing

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3394-3403 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Block-based mask optimization for optical lithography

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3351-3363 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical coherence tomography for vulnerability assessment of sandstone

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3387-3393 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2) | Spotlight]

Quantum Optics

High-speed free-space quantum key distribution system for urban daylight applications

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3311-3317 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Acquisition probability analysis of ultra-wide FOV acquisition scheme in optical links under impact of atmospheric turbulence

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3147-3155 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Vertical profiles of pure dust and mixed smoke–dust plumes inferred from inversion of multiwavelength Raman/polarization lidar data and comparison to AERONET retrievals and in situ observations

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3178-3202 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Spatial coherence of broad-area laser diodes

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3221-3228 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Fabrication, characterization, and simulation of a cantilever-based airflow sensor integrated with optical fiber

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3420-3427 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Compact remote multisensing instrument for planetary surfaces and atmospheres characterization

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3116-3126 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Studies on the spectral purity of copper–hydrogen bromide laser radiations

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3269-3278 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparative research of multichannel slab and discharge tube CO2 lasers

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3298-3304 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of sub-100 ps pulses with a peak power of 65 W by gain switching, pulse shortening, and pulse amplification using a semiconductor-based master oscillator–power amplifier system

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3364-3367 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Modeling of laser interactions with composite materials

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3329-3337 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Four-wave mixing in quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifiers

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3156-3165 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical NAND/NOT/AND/OR logic gates based on combined Brillouin gain and loss in an optical fiber

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3404-3411 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Self-polarization smoothing technique based on 2×2 beam array and type II+II third-harmonic generation system

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3428-3432 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Validation of refractive index structure parameter estimation for certain infrared bands

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3127-3133 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Approach to frequency estimation in self-mixing interferometry: multiple signal classification

Appl. Opt. 52(14), 3345-3350 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

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