Expand this Topic clickable element to expand a topic
OSA Publishing

Editors' Picks Collection: Spectroscopy

To honor its 40th Anniversary, the editors of Optics Letters selected articles from a variety of topic areas that reflect the progression of each area over the journal's history. Below is a collection of articles in the area of Spectroscopy.

Note that this selection of articles is not meant to be exhaustive but authoritative, showing that significant contributions were made and continue to be made in this area.


  1. Coherent trapping of atomic populations
    H. R. Gray, R. M. Whitley, and C. R. Stroud
    Opt. Letters 3(6) 218-220 (1978)
  2. Frequency-modulation spectroscopy: a new method for measuring weak absorptions and dispersions
    Gary C. Bjorklund
    Opt. Letters 5(1) 15-17 (1980)
  3. Sensitive photothermal deflection technique for measuring absorption in optically thin media
    A. C. Boccara, D. Fournier, Warren Jackson, and Nabil M. Amer
    Opt. Letters 5(9) 377-379 (1980)
  4. Folded BOXCARS for rotational Raman studies
    John A. Shirley, Robert J. Hall, and Alan C. Eckbreth
    Opt. Letters 5(9) 380-382 (1980)
  5. Stimulated Raman scattering from individual water and ethanol droplets at morphology-dependent resonances
    Judith B. Snow, Shi-Xiong Qian, and Richard K. Chang
    Opt. Letters 10(1) 37-39 (1985)
  6. Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy of water vapor
    Martin van Exter, Ch. Fattinger, and D. Grischkowsky
    Opt. Letters 14(20) 1128-1130 (1989)
  7. In vivo retinal imaging by optical coherence tomography
    E. A. Swanson, J. A. Izatt, M. R. Hee, D. Huang, C. P. Lin, J. S. Schuman, C. A. Puliafito, and J. G. Fujimoto
    Opt. Letters 18(21) 1864-1866 (1993)
  8. Enhanced reverse saturable absorption and optical limiting in heavy-atom-substituted phthalocyanines
    Joseph W. Perry, Kamjou Mansour, Seth R. Marder, Kelly J. Perry, Daniel Alvarez, and Ingrid Choong
    Opt. Letters 19(9) 625-627 (1994)
  9. Determination of the refractive index of highly scattering human tissue by optical coherence tomography
    G. J. Tearney, M. E. Brezinski, J. F. Southern, B. E. Bouma, M. R. Hee, and J. G. Fujimoto
    Opt. Letters 20(21) 2258-2260 (1995)
  10. Sensitive absorption spectroscopy with a room-temperature distributed-feedback quantum-cascade laser
    K. Namjou, S. Cai, E. A. Whittaker, J. Faist, C. Gmachl, F. Capasso, D. L. Sivco, and A. Y. Cho
    Opt. Letters 23(3) 219-221 (1998)
  11. Spectroscopic optical coherence tomography
    U. Morgner, W. Drexler, F. X. Kärtner, X. D. Li, C. Pitris, E. P. Ippen, and J. G. Fujimoto
    Opt. Letters 25(2) 111-113 (2000)
  12. Polarization coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy
    Ji-Xin Cheng, Lewis D. Book, and X. Sunney Xie
    Opt. Letters 26(17) 1341-1343 (2001)
  13. Quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy
    A. A. Kosterev, Yu. A. Bakhirkin, R. F. Curl, and F. K. Tittel
    Opt. Letters 27(21) 1902-1904 (2002)
  14. Dynamic range in terahertz time-domain transmission and reflection spectroscopy
    Peter Uhd Jepsen and Bernd M. Fischer
    Opt. Letters 30(1) 29-31 (2005)
  15. In vivo dark-field reflection-mode photoacoustic microscopy
    Konstantin Maslov, Gheorghe Stoica, and Lihong V. Wang
    Opt. Letters 30(6) 625-627 (2005)
  16. High-sensitivity vibrational imaging with frequency modulation coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering (FM CARS) microscopy
    Feruz Ganikhanov, Conor L. Evans, Brian G. Saar, and X. Sunney Xie
    Opt. Letters 31(12) 1872-1874 (2006)
Select as filters


    Select Topics Cancel
    © Copyright 2020 | The Optical Society. All Rights Reserved