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1 February 2020, Volume 59, Issue 4, pp. 884-1252   46 articles


Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Complex refractive index of volcanic ash aerosol in the infrared, visible, and ultraviolet

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 884-895 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (6)]

Improved adaptive-optics performance using polychromatic speckle mitigation

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1071-1081 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Moon with amethyst hues during full eclipse from tropical region

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1105-1109 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Faceted gratings for an optical security feature

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 910-917 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Athermalization of dual-waveband infrared systems containing diffractive optical elements via optical–digital joint design

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1212-1216 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics, Fiber Sensors, and Optical Communications

Frequency tracking out-of-lock control in a resonator fiber-optic gyro

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 923-928 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical aggregation and de-aggregation between 3 × BPSK and 8QAM in HNLF with wavelength preserved

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1092-1098 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

5 × 25  Gbit/s WDM transmitters based on passivated graphene–silicon electro-absorption modulators

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1156-1162 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Squared peak-to-peak algorithm for the spectral interrogation of short-cavity fiber-optic Fabry–Perot sensors

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1198-1205 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous measurement of temperature and refractive index based on a hybrid surface plasmon resonance multimode interference fiber sensor

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1225-1229 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems, Image Processing, and Displays

Dual-projector structured light 3D shape measurement

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 964-974 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation and Measurements

Method of fiber transfer delay measurement based on phase quantization and delay synthesis

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 918-922 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser-speckle-projection-based handheld anthropometric measurement system with synchronous redundancy reduction

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 955-963 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous measurement of the surface shape and thickness for an optical flat with a wavelength-tuning Fizeau interferometer with suppression of drift error

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 991-997 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Automatic surface inspection for S-PVC using a composite vision-based method

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1008-1017 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast template matching method in white-light scanning interferometry for 3D micro-profile measurement

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1082-1091 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Design and analysis of a reactionless large-aperture fast steering mirror with piezoelectric actuators

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1169-1179 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

2D modeling of silicon optical PN phase shifter

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 998-1007 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Optical Amplifiers, and Laser Optics

Bilayer synchronous measuring method of curved screen based on a line-structured light-scanning sensor

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 929-939 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Reconfigurable multiwavelength fiber laser based on multimode interference in highly germanium-doped fiber

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1163-1168 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavelength-switchable all-fiber laser-emitting radially polarized beams

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1206-1211 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Tellurium-nanorod-based saturable absorber for an ultrafast passive mode-locked erbium-doped fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1230-1236 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF


Investigation of the reaction mechanism and optical transparency in nanosecond laser welding of glasses assisted with titanium film

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 940-947 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Effects of working pressure and power on photovoltaic and defect properties of magnetron sputtered Sb2Se3 thin-film solar cells

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 948-954 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Zn2+ responsive fluorescence enhancement for optical data storage

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1249-1252 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics, Microscopy, and Biotechnology

Nonlinear Optics

High performance of an all-optical two-bit analog-to-digital converter based on Kerr effect nonlinear nanocavities

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1049-1057 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced quasi-phase-matched second-harmonic generation in a silicon-organic hybrid microring resonator

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1117-1122 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Impact of third-order dispersion and three-photon absorption on mid-infrared time magnification via four-wave mixing in Si0.8Ge0.2 waveguides

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1187-1192 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Isosbestic light absorption by metallic dimers: effect of interparticle electromagnetic coupling

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1028-1036 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

CO2 laser thermal reflow shaped convex glass microlens array after Bessel picosecond laser inscribing and hydrofluoric acid processing

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1099-1104 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband astigmatism-free Offner imaging spectrometer with high resolution

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1110-1116 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Linewidth study of pixelated aluminum nanowire gratings on polarization performance

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1180-1186 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices, Sensors, and Detectors

Design and analysis of refractive index sensors based on slotted photonic crystal nanobeam cavities with sidewall gratings

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 896-903 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Optoelectronic optimization of graded-bandgap thin-film AlGaAs solar cells

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1018-1027 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultraviolet trifrequency Rayleigh DWL for stratosphere atmospheric wind measurements during the daytime based on an ultranarrow-bandwidth optical receiver

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1037-1048 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-camera snapshot spectral imaging with a pupil-domain optical diffuser and compressed sensing algorithms

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1058-1070 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of antimagnetic interference properties and structural optimization of magneto-optical glass current sensors

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1123-1129 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Extreme ultraviolet photon conversion efficiency of tetraphenyl butadiene

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1217-1224 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Optical characteristics of oil spill based on polarization scattering rate

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1193-1197 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF


Pore size assessment using gas in scattering media absorption spectroscopy and gas adsorption

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1130-1135 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Characterization of fuel/water mixtures and emulsions with ethanol using laser-induced fluorescence

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 1136-1144 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface Optics and Plasmonics

Compact and broadband 2 × 2 optical switch based on hybrid plasmonic waveguides and curved directional couplers

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 975-984 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz and X-ray Optics

Editors' Pick

Terahertz optical properties of wood–plastic composites

Appl. Opt. 59(4), 904-909 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

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