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1 September 2013, Volume 52, Issue 25, pp. 6090-6427   42 articles


Diffraction and Gratings

Variable optical attenuator based on photonic crystal waveguide with low-group-index tapers

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6245-6249 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Photonic bandgap Bragg fiber sensors for bending/displacement detection

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6344-6349 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Imaging system to assess objectively the optical density of the macular pigment in vivo

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6201-6212 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Polydimethylsiloxane thin film characterization using all-optical photoacoustic mechanism

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6239-6244 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Liquid-crystal phase-shifting lateral shearing interferometer with improved fringe contrast for 3D surface profilometry

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6119-6125 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

3D palmprint and hand imaging system based on full-field composite color sinusoidal fringe projection technique

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6138-6145 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Machine Vision

Flexible camera calibration using not-measured imperfect target

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6278-6286 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Modulated zero-area solitary pulses: properties and applications

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6383-6389 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Data Storage

Control of polariton spectrum in bigyrotropic medium

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6112-6118 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

HyDRa: polishing with a vortex

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6146-6152 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Orthogonal incidence method for efficient sunlight collection from asymmetric light couplers in tree-structured light guiding systems

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6332-6343 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrasmooth surface polishing based on the hydrodynamic effect

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6411-6416 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Orientation with a Viking sun-compass, a shadow-stick, and two calcite sunstones under various weather conditions

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6185-6194 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Detection of Earth-rotation Doppler shift from Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership Cross-Track Infrared Sounder

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6250-6257 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Active modulation of refractive index by stress in the terahertz frequency range

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6364-6368 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Stability and normal incidence reflectivity of W/B4C multilayer mirror near the boron K absorption edge

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6126-6130 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

All-optical controlled switching in centrally coupled circular array of nonlinear optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6131-6137 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Brillouin optical spectrum analyzer monitoring of subcarrier-multiplexed fiber-optic signals

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6179-6184 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Optical Hash function based on two-beam interference

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6213-6219 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Holographic grating stability: influence of 4,4′-azobis (4-cyanopentanoic acid) on various spatial frequencies

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6322-6331 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Lensless object scanning holography for two-dimensional mirror-like and diffuse reflective objects

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6390-6400 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Image Processing

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Maximum likelihood method for calibration of Mueller polarimeters in reflection configuration

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6350-6358 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Downwelling and upwelling radiance distributions sampled under cloudless conditions in Antarctica

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6287-6294 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Simple, reliable, and nondestructive method for the measurement of vacuum pressure without specialized equipment

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6195-6200 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Very sensitive fiber Bragg grating accelerometer using transverse forces with an easy over-range protection and low cross axial sensitivity

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6401-6410 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Pulsed airborne lidar measurements of atmospheric optical depth using the Oxygen A-band at 765 nm

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6369-6382 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Generation of an array of optical bottle beams using a superposition of Bessel beams

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6230-6238 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Rotation of principal axes and birefringence in III-V lasers owing to bonding strain

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6258-6265 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhancement effects of flat-mirror reflection on plasma radiation

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6295-6299 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

High-power PPMgLN-based optical parametric oscillator pumped by a linearly polarized, semi-fiber-coupled acousto-optic Q-switched fiber master oscillator power amplifier

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6316-6321 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Optical parametric amplification in one-dimensional photonic bandgap structures

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6090-6099 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Multiple frequency bands of square split resonant rings and metal wire metamaterial

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6309-6315 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Stability of negative electron affinity Ga0.37Al0.63As photocathodes in an ultrahigh vacuum system

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6272-6277 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical attenuation of plasmonic nanocomposites within photonic devices

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6417-6427 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Polarized infrared reflectivity of one-dimensional Gaussian sea surfaces with surface reflections

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6100-6111 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Interferometric vibration sensor using phase-generated carrier method

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6359-6363 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Investigation of the chemical stability of the laser-induced fluorescence tracers acetone, diethylketone, and toluene under IC engine conditions using Raman spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 52(25), 6300-6308 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

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