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10 December 2016, Volume 55, Issue 35, pp. 9907-10137   32 articles


Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

High-power lasers for directed-energy applications: comment

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9950-9953 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Analysis of an optical turbulence profile using complete ensemble empirical mode decomposition

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9932-9938 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarimetric characteristics of a class of hyperspectral radiometers

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10092-10104 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

First mesospheric wind images using the Michelson interferometer for airglow dynamics imaging

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10105-10118 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Rigorous coupled-wave analysis equivalent-index-slab method for analyzing 3D angular misalignment in interlayer grating couplers

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10006-10015 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Detailed study of bending effects in large mode area segmented cladding fibers

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9954-9960 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly nonlinear polarization-maintaining photonic crystal fiber with nanoscale GaP strips

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10030-10037 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-mode large-mode-area laser fiber with ultralow numerical aperture and high beam quality

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10133-10137 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Temperature-induced spectrum response of volume grating as an effective strategy for holographic sensing in acrylamide polymer part I: sensing

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9907-9916 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature-induced spectrum response of a volume grating as an effective strategy for holographic sensing in an acrylamide polymer part II: physical mechanism

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9917-9924 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Optical double-image encryption and authentication by sparse representation

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9939-9944 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Single-acquisition wide-field superresolution for telescopes

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10025-10029 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Naturalness index for a tone-mapped high dynamic range image

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10084-10091 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Combining sub-Nyquist sampling and chirp decomposition for a high-precision and speed absolute distance measurement method

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9974-9977 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Design, fabrication, and verification of a three-dimensional autocollimator

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9986-9991 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Virtual interferometer calibration method of a non-null interferometer for freeform surface measurements

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9992-10001 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of surface form error of an optical surface with reduced interferometric spatial coherence artifacts using a ring source and polarization phase-shifting interferometry

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10053-10059 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Accurate testing of aspheric surfaces using the transport of intensity equation by properly selecting the defocusing distance

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10067-10072 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Issues of laser safety of visual landing systems

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9945-9949 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral phase effects and control requirements of coherent beam combining for ultrashort ultrahigh intensity laser systems

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10124-10132 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Editors' Pick

Method of super-resolution based on array detection and maximum-likelihood estimation

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9925-9931 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Terahertz generation based on difference frequency generation by rotating fan-out poled LiNbO3

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10073-10077 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Numerical characterization of InP-based quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifier

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9978-9985 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Liquid-crystal-grating-based optical displacement sensors

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10045-10052 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Wideband and low-dispersion engineered slow light using liquid infiltration of a modified photonic crystal waveguide

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10060-10066 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Slow light in narrow-core hollow optical waveguide with low loss and large bandwidth

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10119-10123 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Synthesis of ultrathin TiO2/Ti films with tunable structural color

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10002-10005 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Radiometric calibration of tempospatially modulated polarization interference imaging spectrometer

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10016-10024 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Higher Q factor and higher extinction ratio with lower detection limit photonic crystal–parallel-integrated sensor array for on-chip optical multiplexing sensing

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 10078-10083 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Linear depolarization of lidar returns by aged smoke particles

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9968-9973 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Chair-like pulses in an all-normal dispersion Ytterbium-doped mode-locked fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 55(35), 9961-9967 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

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