OSA Publishing

10 August 2013, Volume 52, Issue 23, pp. 5577-5868   40 articles


Coherence and Statistical Optics

Analytical approach of laser beam propagation in the hollow polygonal light pipe

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5619-5630 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Generation of programmable 3D optical vortex structures through devil’s vortex-lens arrays

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5822-5829 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Improvements in electric-field sensor sensitivity by exploiting a tangential field condition

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5742-5747 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis and characterization of Er–Yb codoped-depressed inner cladding fiber

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5856-5861 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Three-dimensional modeling of light rays on the surface of a slanted lenticular array for autostereoscopic displays

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5591-5599 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Image quality improvement in optical coherence tomography using Lucy–Richardson deconvolution algorithm

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5663-5670 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Accurate position measurement of a high-density beam spot array in digital maskless lithography

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5862-5868 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Reflective terahertz imaging with the TEM01 mode laser beam

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5640-5644 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimization and tolerance analysis of a polarimeter with ferroelectric liquid crystals

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5748-5757 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Carrier-suppressed modulation and self-mixing demodulation for vibration measurement

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5773-5780 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Machine Vision

High-dynamic angle measurement based on laser displacement sensors

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5676-5685 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]


Enhanced sensitivity in dark-field microscopy by optimizing the illumination angle

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5718-5723 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Feedback phase correction of Bessel beams in confocal line light-sheet microscopy: a simulation study

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5835-5842 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Stabilization of pupils in a zoom lens with two independent movements

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5611-5618 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Modified stitching algorithm for annular subaperture stitching interferometry for aspheric surfaces

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5686-5694 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Aberration correction of zoom lenses using evolutionary programming

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5724-5732 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Modeling and validation of polishing tool influence functions for manufacturing segments for an extremely large telescope

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5781-5787 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Embedding a nondiffracting defect site in helical lattice wave-field by optical phase engineering

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5653-5658 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Terahertz surface plasmon sensor for distinguishing gasolines

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5695-5700 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Broadband and wide-angle antireflection realized by multireflection effect in a micro-∧-shape array

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5585-5590 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin-film thickness-modulated designs for optical minus filter

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5788-5793 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Optical identity authentication scheme based on elliptic curve digital signature algorithm and phase retrieval algorithm

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5645-5652 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Diffraction of a plane wave by an infinitely long circular cylinder or a sphere: solution from Mie theory

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5707-5712 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Sun glint estimation in marine satellite images: a comparison of results from calculation and radiative transfer modeling

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5631-5639 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Stabilized fiber-optic Mach–Zehnder interferometer for carrier-frequency rejection

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5713-5717 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Two-component cavity based on a regular photonic crystal nanobeam

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5830-5834 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of plastic diffractive–refractive compact zoom lenses for visible–near-IR spectrum

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5843-5850 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Asymmetric design of photonic crystal surface-emitting lasers with low-threshold characteristics

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5851-5855 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Analysis and simulation of a fiber bundle method for creating a partially spatially coherent beam

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5794-5802 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Method of excess fractions with application to absolute distance metrology: analytical solution

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5758-5765 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

High efficiency coupling of light from a ridge to a photonic crystal waveguide

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5803-5815 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Spatial properties of coaxial superposition of two coherent Gaussian beams

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5766-5772 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Attenuation performance of reflection-mode AlGaN photocathode under different preparation methods

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5671-5675 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Nucleonic-resolution optical mass sensor based on a graphene nanoribbon quantum dot

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5816-5821 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Low-loss hybrid plasmonic modes guided by metal-coated dielectric wedges for subwavelength light confinement

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5733-5741 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Photoluminescence properties of Tm3+/Tb3+/Eu3+ tri-doped phosphate glass and glass ceramics for white-light-emitting diodes

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5606-5610 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Determination of ablation threshold of copper alloy with orthogonal dual-pulse laser-ablation laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 52(23), 5600-5605 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

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