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10 November 2015, Volume 54, Issue 32, pp. 9370-9643   38 articles


Diffraction and Gratings

Improving the spectral resolution of flat-field concave grating miniature spectrometers by dividing a wide spectral band into two narrow ones

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9450-9455 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Tolerance analysis of multilayer diffractive optics based on polychromatic integral diffraction efficiency

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9528-9532 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Photonic crystal fiber modal interferometer based on thin-core-fiber mode exciter

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9415-9418 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Filterless frequency 12-tupling optical millimeter-wave generation using two cascaded dual-parallel Mach–Zehnder modulators

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9432-9440 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Tellurite glass defect-core spiral photonic crystal fiber with low loss and large negative flattened dispersion over S + C + L + U wavelength bands

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9456-9461 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Silver/cyclic olefin copolymer hollow glass waveguides for infrared laser delivery

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9548-9553 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Detection and correction of wavefront errors caused by slight reference tilt in two-step phase-shifting digital holography

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9591-9596 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Massive parallel processing of image reconstruction from bispectrum through turbulence

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9370-9378 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction-limited step-zoom telescope by image restoration

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9462-9468 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Analysis and characterization of high-resolution and high-aspect-ratio imaging fiber bundles

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9422-9431 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Fringe order error in multifrequency fringe projection phase unwrapping: reason and correction

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9390-9399 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Empirical mode decomposition profilometry: small-scale capabilities and comparison to Fourier transform profilometry

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9409-9414 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Frequency stability of a wavelength meter and applications to laser frequency stabilization

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9446-9449 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

3D mouse shape reconstruction based on phase-shifting algorithm for fluorescence molecular tomography imaging system

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9573-9582 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Parallel-quadrature on-axis phase-shifting common-path interferometer using a polarizing beam splitter

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9513-9517 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Lasers and Laser Optics

Compact noise-like pulse fiber laser and its application for supercontinuum generation in highly nonlinear fiber

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9379-9384 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High brightness laser-diode device emitting 160 watts from a 100  μm/NA  0.22 fiber

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9385-9389 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin-disk laser pump schemes for large number of passes and moderate pump source quality

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9400-9408 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

2  kW narrow spectral width monolithic continuous wave in a near-diffraction-limited fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9419-9421 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Interband cascade lasers with long lifetimes

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9441-9445 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diode-end-pumped single-longitudinal-mode Er:LuAG laser with intracavity etalons at 1.6  μm

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9500-9503 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diode-pumped tri-wavelength synchronously mode-locked Yb,Y:CaF2 laser

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9509-9512 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical analysis on the rotation-induced frequency difference in ring lasers with coupled cavities

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9568-9572 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of 1.5  W average power, 18  kHz repetition rate coherent mid-ultraviolet radiation at 271.2  nm

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9613-9621 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Retrieving mesopause temperature and line-of-sight wind from full-diurnal-cycle Na lidar observations

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9469-9489 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


High numerical aperture holographic microscopy reconstruction with extended z range

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9540-9547 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Polarization dependence of the nonlinear interaction between sinusoidally modulated optical signals in a randomly birefringent optical fiber

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9563-9567 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive defect and pattern detection in amplitude and phase structures via photorefractive four-wave mixing

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9622-9629 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Coherence Tomography

Alignment analyses of a galvanometer-based scanner in free-space Fourier domain optical coherence tomography

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9554-9562 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Communications

Continuous zoom antenna for mobile visible light communication

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9606-9612 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Wink-controlled polarization-switched telescopic contact lenses

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9597-9605 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Tweezers or Optical Manipulation

Developing a video tracking method to study interactions between close pairs of optically trapped particles in three dimensions

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9518-9527 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Analysis of a segmented q-plate tunable retarder for the generation of first-order vector beams

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9583-9590 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Spectral density response functions for modulated polarimeters

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9490-9499 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Development of a design tool for closed-loop digital vibrometer

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9637-9643 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Quantitative analysis of essential oils of Thymus daenensis using laser-induced fluorescence and Raman spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9533-9539 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Binocular open-view system to perform estimations of aberrations and scattering in the human eye

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9504-9508 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Simulation and experimental study of aspect ratio limitation in Fresnel zone plates for hard-x-ray optics

Appl. Opt. 54(32), 9630-9636 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

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