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1 February 2018, Volume 57, Issue 4, pp. 573-982   59 articles


Python-based dynamic scheduling assistant for atmospheric measurements by Bruker instruments using OPUS

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 689-691 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Alignment of sensor arrays in optical instruments using a geometric approach

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 794-801 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Practical splicing of poly-methyl-methacrylate plastic optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 812-816 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Backscatter signals in underwater lidars: temporal and frequency features

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 673-677 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Statistical and temporal irradiance fluctuations modeling for a ground-to-geostationary satellite optical link

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 709-721 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Acceleration of diffraction calculations in cylindrically symmetrical optics

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 788-793 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband self-collimating phenomenon in a low-loss hybrid plasmonic photonic crystal

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 829-833 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Multilayer graphene-based metasurfaces: robust design method for extremely broadband, wide-angle, and polarization-insensitive terahertz absorbers

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 959-968 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Evaluation of the communication quality of free-space laser communication based on the power-in-the-bucket method

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 573-581 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber-based simultaneous mode and wavelength demultiplexer

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 582-587 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Room temperature slow light in an optical fiber with dual-frequency laser pumping

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 602-606 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytical approach of Brillouin amplification over threshold

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 607-611 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Zeonex-based asymmetrical terahertz photonic crystal fiber for multichannel communication and polarization maintaining applications

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 666-672 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of a pressure-dependent refractive index of germanium film with an optical fiber film sensor

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 684-688 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

High-sensitivity optical fiber relative humidity probe with temperature calibration ability

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 872-876 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Finding trap stiffness of optical tweezers using digital filters

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 652-658 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Editors' Pick

Ultra-widely tunable mid-infrared (6–18  μm) optical vortex source

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 620-624 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Image decomposition model Shearlet–Hilbert–L2 with better performance for denoising in ESPI fringe patterns

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 861-871 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Volumetric calibration of a plenoptic camera

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 914-923 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-view-zone tabletop 3D display system based on integral imaging

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 952-958 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Imaging Systems

No-reference high-dynamic-range image quality assessment based on tensor decomposition and manifold learning

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 839-848 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Influence of absorption on the refractive index determination accuracy by the minimum deviation method

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 639-647 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

High-accuracy vibration sensor based on a Fabry–Perot interferometer with active phase-tracking technology

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 659-665 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase unwrapping algorithm using polynomial phase approximation and linear Kalman filter

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 702-708 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Spatial characterization of light beams analyzed by cylindrical-grating slit-less spectrometers

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 738-745 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamic microscopic 3D shape measurement based on marker-embedded Fourier transform profilometry

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 772-780 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Characterization of the pinhole diffraction based on the waveguide effect in a point diffraction interferometer

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 781-787 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and experimental verification of a photoacoustic flow sensor using computational fluid dynamics

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 802-806 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Closed-loop laser polishing using in-process surface finish metrology

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 834-838 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimized digital speckle patterns for digital image correlation by consideration of both accuracy and efficiency

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 884-893 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Exact surface profile measurement without subtracting dispersion phase through Fourier transform in a white-light scanning interferometer

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 894-899 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Polarization-independent directional coupler and polarization beam splitter based on asymmetric cross-slot waveguides

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 678-683 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Research on the compensation of laser launch optics to improve the performance of the LGS spot

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 648-651 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamic analysis and rotation experiment of an optical-trapped microsphere in air

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 823-828 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


Tunable plasmon-induced transparency in H-shaped Dirac semimetal metamaterial

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 752-756 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanofinishing of BK7 glass using a magnetorheological solid rotating core tool

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 942-951 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


Nonlinear Optics

Decomposition of group-velocity-locked-vector-dissipative solitons and formation of the high-order soliton structure by the product of their recombination

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 746-751 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Data Storage

Editors' Pick

Multilevel data writing in nanoporous glass by a few femtosecond laser pulses

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 978-982 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Kinematic model for material removal distribution and surface figure in full-aperture polishing

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 588-593 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of focusing and correcting aberrations with binary amplitude and polarization modulation

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 763-771 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Sensitivity of diffraction efficiency to period width errors for multilayer diffractive optical elements

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 855-860 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Tunable mechanisms of quantum efficiencies in CdSe and TiO2 quantum dot solar cells

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 612-619 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral optimization of phosphor-coated white LED for road lighting based on the mesopic limited luminous efficacy and IES color fidelity index

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 931-936 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical sensing and sensors

Lumen degradation analysis of LED lamps based on the subsystem isolation method

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 849-854 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


Physical Optics

Light propagation in ordered and disordered optical waveguide arrays with a transverse loss gradient

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 625-631 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical and experimental evaluation of piezo-optic parameters and photoelastic constant in tetragonal PWO

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 730-737 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Measuring optical activity with the internal reflection in a glass prism

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 937-941 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Hybrid quantum receiver for quadrature amplitude modulation coherent-state discrimination beating the classical limit

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 817-822 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


Orthogonal vector algorithm to obtain the solar vector using the single-scattering Rayleigh model

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 594-601 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Tracking moving targets behind a scattering medium via speckle correlation

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 905-913 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering under frequency comb excitation

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 632-638 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Full-field fabric stress mapping by micro Raman spectroscopy in a yarn push-out test

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 924-930 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Use of a broadband monitoring system for the determination of the optical constants of a dielectric bilayer

Appl. Opt. 57(4), 877-883 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

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