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10 August 2016, Volume 55, Issue 23, pp. 6145-6537   54 articles


Visual and instrumental correlation of sparkle by the magnitude estimation method

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6458-6463 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Long-term (2007–2013) analysis of aerosol optical properties over four locations in the Indo-Gangetic plains

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6199-6211 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote picometer fiber Bragg grating demodulation using a dual-wavelength source

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6523-6529 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Terahertz polarization splitter based on a dual-elliptical-core polymer fiber

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6236-6242 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Diffractive fan-out elements for wavelength-multiplexing subdiffraction-limit spot generation in three dimensions

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6371-6380 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Generating perfect polarization vortices through encoding liquid-crystal display devices

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6501-6505 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Continuous-wave and quasi-continuous wave thulium-doped all-fiber laser: implementation on kidney stone fragmentations

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6151-6155 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature dependence of birefringence in ethanol-filled suspended core fiber

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6222-6228 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Demonstration of a homogeneous Yb-doped core fully aperiodic large-pitch fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6229-6235 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Strain and high-temperature discrimination using a Type II fiber Bragg grating and a miniature fiber Fabry–Perot interferometer

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6341-6345 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental demonstration of optical stealth transmission over wavelength-division multiplexing network

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6394-6398 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrabroadband polarization splitter based on three-core photonic crystal fiber with a modulation core

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6428-6434 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Two-way shift of wavelength in holographic sensing of organic vapor in nanozeolites dispersed acrylamide photopolymer

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6212-6221 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of a phase transmission holographic optical element in polycarbonate and its characterization

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6452-6457 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Analysis of autostereoscopic three-dimensional images using multiview wavelets

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6275-6284 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Integral imaging system using an adaptive lens array

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6399-6403 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Fusion of infrared and visible images for night-vision context enhancement

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6480-6490 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Comparison of three-dimensional particle tracking and sizing using plenoptic imaging and digital in-line holography

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6410-6420 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Defects evaluation system for spherical optical surfaces based on microscopic scattering dark-field imaging method

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6162-6171 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Passive vibration compensation in scanning white-light interferometry

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6172-6182 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of refractive index dispersion of a fused silica plate using Fabry–Perot interference

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6285-6291 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Canceling the momentum in a phase-shifting algorithm to eliminate spatially uniform errors

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6331-6335 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical reflectance of pyrheliometer absorption cavities: progress toward SI-traceable measurements of solar irradiance

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6346-6354 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Interferometric measurement of surface shape by wavelength tuning suppressing random intensity error

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6464-6470 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Evaluating the beam quality of double-cladding fiber lasers in applications

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6145-6150 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

50-kHz, 50-ns UV pulse generation by diode-pumped frequency doubling Pr3+:YLF Q-switch laser with a Cr4+:YAG saturable absorber

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6193-6198 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Frequency spacing switchable multiwavelength Brillouin erbium fiber laser utilizing cascaded Brillouin gain fibers

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6475-6479 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Metal powder absorptivity: modeling and experiment

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6496-6500 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Effects of small misalignments on the intensity and Strehl ratio for a laser beam focused by an off-axis parabola

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6506-6515 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of Gaussian beam ray-equivalent model and back-propagation artificial neural network in laser diode fast axis collimator assembly

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6530-6537 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Machine Vision

Extrinsic calibration of a non-overlapping camera network based on close-range photogrammetry

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6363-6370 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Flexible calibration of phase-to-height conversion in fringe projection profilometry

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6381-6388 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Half-disordered photonic crystal slabs

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6389-6393 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz ultrathin film thickness sensor below λ/90 based on metamaterial

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6471-6474 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Fourier ptychographic microscopy using an infrared-emitting hemispherical digital condenser

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6421-6427 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Phase control of optical bistability and multistability in a tripod four-level atomic medium

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6263-6268 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Preparation and transmission characteristics of a mid-infrared attenuated total reflection hollow waveguide based on a stainless steel capillary tube

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6404-6409 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Design and fabrication of a tunable wavelength-selective polarization grating

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6269-6274 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmittance properties in a magnetized cold plasma–superconductor periodic multilayer

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6336-6340 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrically controlled spatial-polarization switch based on patterned photoalignment of nematic liquid crystals

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6491-6495 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Transmission characteristics and transmission line model of a metal-insulator-metal waveguide with a stub modified by cuts

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6443-6446 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Large range modification of exciton species in monolayer WS2

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6251-6255 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Multispecies absorption spectroscopy of detonation events at 100 kHz using a fiber-coupled, time-division-multiplexed quantum-cascade-laser system

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6256-6262 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Ground-based, integrated path differential absorption LIDAR measurement of CO2, CH4, and H2O near 1.6 μm

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6292-6310 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Modified iterative vector similarity measure for particle size analysis based on forward light scattering

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6183-6192 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation of optical caustics associated with the tertiary rainbow of oblate droplets

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6447-6451 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Performance estimation of dual-comb spectroscopy in different frequency-control schemes

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6321-6330 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

GRASSP: a spectrograph for the study of transient luminous events

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6436-6442 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Mid-infrared supercontinuum generation in silica photonic crystal fibers

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6355-6362 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Single plasma mirror providing 104 contrast enhancement and 70% reflectivity for intense femtosecond lasers: publisher’s note

Appl. Opt. 55(23), 6435-6435 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

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