OSA Publishing

16 May 2016, Volume 24, Issue 10, pp. 10172-11281; Energy Express pp: A740–A984   128 articles


Light Trapping for Photovoltaics

Nanophotonic resonators for InP solar cells

Opt. Express 24(10), A925-A934 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical display film as flexible and light trapping substrate for organic photovoltaics

Opt. Express 24(10), A974-A980 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Light-Emitting Diodes

Light extraction efficiency enhancement of GaN-based blue LEDs based on ITO/ InxO ohmic contacts with microstructure formed by annealing in oxygen

Opt. Express 24(10), A797-A809 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved impedance characteristics of all-water-processable triple-stacked hole-selective layers in solution-processed OLEDs

Opt. Express 24(10), A846-A855 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical properties of highly polarized InGaN light-emitting diodes modified by plasmonic metallic grating

Opt. Express 24(10), A856-A867 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical sensing and sensors

Development of a tunable diode laser absorption sensor for online monitoring of industrial gas total emissions based on optical scintillation cross-correlation technique

Opt. Express 24(10), A943-A955 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Testing different classification methods in airborne hyperspectral imagery processing

Opt. Express 24(10), A956-A965 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Conversion efficiency limits and bandgap designs for multi-junction solar cells with internal radiative efficiencies below unity

Opt. Express 24(10), A740-A751 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Post-growth process for flexible CdS/CdTe thin film solar cells with high specific power

Opt. Express 24(10), A791-A796 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Understanding the angle-independent photon harvesting in organic homo-tandem solar cells

Opt. Express 24(10), A898-A906 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical characterization of voltage-accelerated degradation in CH3NH3PbI3 perovskite solar cells

Opt. Express 24(10), A917-A924 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Directionally solidified fabrication in planar geometry of Al2O3-Er3Al5O12 eutectic composite for thermophotovoltaic devices

Opt. Express 24(10), A823-A831 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Novel and efficient Mie-metamaterial thermal emitter for thermophotovoltaic systems

Opt. Express 24(10), A868-A877 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Omnidirectional, polarization-independent, ultra-broadband metamaterial perfect absorber using field-penetration and reflected-wave-cancellation

Opt. Express 24(10), A832-A845 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Feature issue introduction: light, energy and the environment, 2015

Opt. Express 24(10), A981-A984 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Environmental Monitoring

Scattered light modulation cancellation method for sub-ppb-level NO2 detection in a LD-excited QEPAS system

Opt. Express 24(10), A752-A761 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Wind turbine wake visualization and characteristics analysis by Doppler lidar

Opt. Express 24(10), A762-A780 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Sensing atmospheric reactive species using light emitting diode by incoherent broadband cavity enhanced absorption spectroscopy

Opt. Express 24(10), A781-A790 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Illumination Design

Dimming curve based on the detectability and acceptability of illuminance differences

Opt. Express 24(10), A885-A897 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamic lighting system for the learning environment: performance of elementary students

Opt. Express 24(10), A907-A916 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Light-Emitting Diodes

Analyses of optical out-coupling of organic light-emitting devices having micromesh indium tin oxide and conducting polymer as composite transparent electrode

Opt. Express 24(10), A810-A822 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Angular distribution of polarized light and its effect on light extraction efficiency in AlGaN deep-ultraviolet light-emitting diodes

Opt. Express 24(10), A935-A942 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar Thermal

Comparison-based optical study on a point-line-coupling-focus system with linear Fresnel heliostats

Opt. Express 24(10), A966-A973 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Spiral spectrum of Airy beams propagation through moderate-to-strong turbulence of maritime atmosphere

Opt. Express 24(10), 10847-10857 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Atomic coherence effects in four-wave mixing process of a ladder-type atomic system

Opt. Express 24(10), 10723-10732 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Propagation properties of Laguerre-Gaussian correlated Schell-model beam in non-Kolmogorov turbulence

Opt. Express 24(10), 10682-10693 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Spatial modeling of optical crosstalk in InGaAsP Geiger-mode APD focal plane arrays

Opt. Express 24(10), 10635-10648 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Optimized moth-eye anti-reflective structures for As2S3 chalcogenide optical fibers

Opt. Express 24(10), 10172-10187 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Generalized revival and splitting of an arbitrary optical field in GRIN media

Opt. Express 24(10), 10445-10457 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

New hybrid genetic particle swarm optimization algorithm to design multi-zone binary filter

Opt. Express 24(10), 10748-10758 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of a concave grating with a large line spacing via a novel dual-beam interference lithography method

Opt. Express 24(10), 10759-10766 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact spectrometer system based on a gradient grating period guided-mode resonance filter

Opt. Express 24(10), 10972-10979 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Far-field sub-diffraction focusing lens based on binary amplitude-phase mask for linearly polarized light

Opt. Express 24(10), 11002-11008 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Angle- and polarization-dependent spectral characteristics of circular grating filters

Opt. Express 24(10), 11033-11042 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Transverse circular-polarized Bessel beam generation by inward cylindrical aperture distribution

Opt. Express 24(10), 11103-11111 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics

Large-mode-area fibers operating near single-mode regime

Opt. Express 24(10), 10295-10301 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Empirical formulas for calculating loss in hollow core tube lattice fibers

Opt. Express 24(10), 10313-10325 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Cylindrical vector beam generation in fiber with mode selectivity and wavelength tunability over broadband by acoustic flexural wave

Opt. Express 24(10), 10376-10384 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase-shifted Brillouin dynamic gratings using single pump phase-modulation: proof of concept

Opt. Express 24(10), 11218-11231 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics and Optical Design

Analytical source-target mapping method for the design of freeform mirrors generating prescribed 2D intensity distributions

Opt. Express 24(10), 10962-10971 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and evaluation of new color-corrected rigid endomicroscopic high NA GRIN-objectives with a sub-micron resolution and large field of view

Opt. Express 24(10), 10987-11001 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Improving spatial resolution of confocal Raman microscopy by super-resolution image restoration

Opt. Express 24(10), 10767-10776 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems and Displays

Optical full-depth refocusing of 3-D objects based on subdivided-elemental images and local periodic δ-functions in integral imaging

Opt. Express 24(10), 10359-10375 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental demonstration of reduced tilt-to-length coupling by a two-lens imaging system

Opt. Express 24(10), 10466-10475 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Improving the signal-to-noise ratio of single-pixel imaging using digital microscanning

Opt. Express 24(10), 10476-10485 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Engineered emissivity of textile fabrics by the inclusion of ceramic particles

Opt. Express 24(10), 10556-10564 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

SNR of swept SLEDs and swept lasers for OCT

Opt. Express 24(10), 11174-11186 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Cell imaging using GaInAsP semiconductor photoluminescence

Opt. Express 24(10), 11232-11238 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarised light sheet tomography

Opt. Express 24(10), 11239-11249 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Concept of contrast transfer function for edge illumination x-ray phase-contrast imaging and its comparison with the free-space propagation technique

Opt. Express 24(10), 11250-11265 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Novel scanning method for distortion-free BOTDA measurements

Opt. Express 24(10), 10188-10204 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Algebraic cancellation of polarisation noise in fibre interferometers

Opt. Express 24(10), 10486-10494 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Hybrid layered polymer slot waveguide Young interferometer

Opt. Express 24(10), 10275-10285 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient rational Chebyshev pseudo-spectral method with domain decomposition for optical waveguides modal analysis

Opt. Express 24(10), 10495-10511 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

4 channel × 10 Gb/s bidirectional optical subassembly using silicon optical bench with precise passive optical alignment

Opt. Express 24(10), 10777-10785 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Machining and Material Processing

Hybrid micro/nano-structure formation by angular laser texturing of Si surface for surface enhanced Raman scattering

Opt. Express 24(10), 10352-10358 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Aberration correction for direct laser written waveguides in a transverse geometry

Opt. Express 24(10), 10565-10574 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Self-compressed, spectral broadening of a Yb:YAG thin-disk amplifier

Opt. Express 24(10), 10286-10294 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Passively Q-switched waveguide lasers based on two-dimensional transition metal diselenide

Opt. Express 24(10), 10385-10390 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

3D integrated hybrid silicon laser

Opt. Express 24(10), 10435-10444 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimized SESAMs for kilowatt-level ultrafast lasers

Opt. Express 24(10), 10512-10526 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Femtosecond harmonic mode-locking of a fiber laser at 3.27 GHz using a bulk-like, MoSe2-based saturable absorber

Opt. Express 24(10), 10575-10589 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and simulation of two-section DFB lasers with short active-section lengths

Opt. Express 24(10), 10590-10598 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Passively Q-switched Er3+-doped fiber lasers using colloidal PbS quantum dot saturable absorber

Opt. Express 24(10), 10675-10681 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

High power and single mode quantum cascade lasers

Opt. Express 24(10), 10694-10699 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Gain-guided soliton fiber laser with high-quality rectangle spectrum for ultrafast time-stretch microscopy

Opt. Express 24(10), 10786-10796 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Emission regimes of random lasers with spatially localized feedback

Opt. Express 24(10), 10912-10920 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Short all Tm-doped germanate glass fiber MOPA single-frequency laser at 1.95 μm

Opt. Express 24(10), 10956-10961 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

8.4mJ, 10kHz, 3.6ns, Nd:YVO4 slab amplifier

Opt. Express 24(10), 11017-11022 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

300 W-level, wavelength-widely-tunable, all-fiber integrated thulium-doped fiber laser

Opt. Express 24(10), 11085-11090 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Rapidly tunable optical parametric oscillator based on aperiodic quasi-phase matching

Opt. Express 24(10), 11112-11125 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable broadband intense IR pulse generation at non-degenerate wavelengths using group delay compensation in a dual-crystal OPA scheme

Opt. Express 24(10), 11187-11198 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Synthesis of MoS2/g-C3N4 nanocomposites with enhanced visible-light photocatalytic activity for the removal of nitric oxide (NO)

Opt. Express 24(10), 10205-10212 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser-induced Hertzian fractures in silica initiated by metal micro-particles on the exit surface

Opt. Express 24(10), 10527-10536 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Strong multiphoton absorption properties of one styrylpyridinium salt in a highly polar solvent

Opt. Express 24(10), 11091-11102 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Variable spatial pattern probe based on offset launch of multimode waveguide for optogenetics

Opt. Express 24(10), 10921-10930 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Broadband circularly polarizing dichroism with high efficient plasmonic helical surface

Opt. Express 24(10), 11023-11032 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Jigsaw puzzle metasurface for multiple functions: polarization conversion, anomalous reflection and diffusion

Opt. Express 24(10), 11208-11217 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Single shot embedded surface plasmon microscopy with vortex illumination

Opt. Express 24(10), 10797-10805 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation of aperture-optimised refractive lenses for hard X-ray full field microscopy

Opt. Express 24(10), 10880-10889 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Trapping and controlling the dispersive wave within a solitonic well

Opt. Express 24(10), 10302-10312 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

High average power third harmonic generation at 355 nm with K3B6O10Br crystal

Opt. Express 24(10), 10345-10351 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Intracavity characterization of micro-comb generation in the single-soliton regime

Opt. Express 24(10), 10890-10897 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband wavelength converters with flattop responses based on cascaded second-harmonic generation and difference frequency generation in Bessel-chirped gratings

Opt. Express 24(10), 10946-10955 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical switches, unidirectional flow, and logic gates with discrete solitons in waveguide arrays

Opt. Express 24(10), 11062-11074 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of mid-infrared second harmonic generation in strained germanium waveguides

Opt. Express 24(10), 11126-11144 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Communications

Ultra-dense spatial-division-multiplexed optical fiber transmission over 6-mode 19-core fibers

Opt. Express 24(10), 10213-10231 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Special cascade LMS equalization scheme suitable for 60-GHz RoF transmission system

Opt. Express 24(10), 10599-10610 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Using single side-band modulation for colorless OFDM-WDM access network to alleviate Rayleigh backscattering effects

Opt. Express 24(10), 10898-10903 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Data Storage

One-shot and aberration-tolerable homodyne detection for holographic storage readout through double-frequency grating-based lateral shearing interferometry

Opt. Express 24(10), 10412-10423 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (11)]

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Laser-induced wavelength-controlled self-assembly of colloidal quasi-resonant quantum dots

Opt. Express 24(10), 11145-11150 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Compact resonant electro-optic modulator using randomness of a photonic crystal waveguide

Opt. Express 24(10), 11199-11207 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals

Symmetry-dependency of anticrossing phenomena in slab-type photonic crystals

Opt. Express 24(10), 10931-10938 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Control of photo-induced voltages in plasmonic crystals via spin-orbit interactions

Opt. Express 24(10), 10402-10411 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable double resonance of silver nanodecahedron on the insulator/conductor film

Opt. Express 24(10), 10611-10619 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly efficient tunable and localized on-chip electrical plasmon source using protruded metal-insulator-metal structure

Opt. Express 24(10), 10663-10674 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient, designable, and broad-bandwidth optical extinction via aspect-ratio-tailored silver nanodisks

Opt. Express 24(10), 10806-10816 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Liquid crystal filled surface plasmon resonance thermometer

Opt. Express 24(10), 10904-10911 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Heralded single-photon source utilizing highly nondegenerate, spectrally factorable spontaneous parametric downconversion

Opt. Express 24(10), 10733-10747 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum coherence and quantum correlation of two qubits mediated by a one-dimensional plasmonic waveguide

Opt. Express 24(10), 10817-10828 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient and pure femtosecond-pulse-length source of polarization-entangled photons

Opt. Express 24(10), 10869-10879 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Active stabilization of a fiber-optic two-photon interferometer using continuous optical length control

Opt. Express 24(10), 10980-10986 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing

Novel ray tracing method for stray light suppression from ocean remote sensing measurements

Opt. Express 24(10), 10232-10245 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

RF and Microwave Photonics

Multi-octave linearized analog photonic link based on a polarization-multiplexing dual-parallel Mach-Zehnder modulator

Opt. Express 24(10), 11009-11016 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Simulation of polarized optical speckle fields: effects of the observation scale on polarimetry

Opt. Express 24(10), 11151-11163 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Measurement and suppression of secondary waves caused by high-order modes in a photonic bandgap fiber-optic gyroscope

Opt. Express 24(10), 10246-10253 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

CW EC-QCL-based sensor for simultaneous detection of H2O, HDO, N2O and CH4 using multi-pass absorption spectroscopy

Opt. Express 24(10), 10391-10401 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Low-power motion gesture sensor with a partially open cavity package

Opt. Express 24(10), 10537-10546 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-tier calibrated electro-optic sensing system for intense field characterization of high-power W-band gyrotron

Opt. Express 24(10), 10547-10555 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation on sensitivity enhancement for optical fiber speckle sensors

Opt. Express 24(10), 10829-10840 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Inherent temperature compensation of fiber-optic current sensors employing spun highly birefringent fiber

Opt. Express 24(10), 11164-11173 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF


Coherent cavity-enhanced dual-comb spectroscopy

Opt. Express 24(10), 10424-10434 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Modulation transfer spectroscopy in a lithium atomic vapor cell

Opt. Express 24(10), 10649-10662 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast photoprotective properties of the sunscreening agent octocrylene

Opt. Express 24(10), 10700-10709 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Neural network calibration of a snapshot birefringent Fourier transform spectrometer with periodic phase errors

Opt. Express 24(10), 11266-11281 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz Optics

Stimulated polariton scattering in an intracavity RbTiOPO4 crystal generating frequency-tunable THz output

Opt. Express 24(10), 10254-10264 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly nonlinear organic crystal OHQ-T for efficient ultra-broadband terahertz wave generation beyond 10 THz

Opt. Express 24(10), 11054-11061 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Making metals transparent: a circuit model approach

Opt. Express 24(10), 10265-10274 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Anti-phase reflection coating maximizing the directionality of grating couplers

Opt. Express 24(10), 11075-11084 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Ultrafast pulse compression, stretching-and-recompression using cholesteric liquid crystals

Opt. Express 24(10), 10458-10465 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Sub-90 fs dissipative-soliton Erbium-doped fiber lasers operating at 1.6 μm band

Opt. Express 24(10), 10841-10846 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of 33 fs 93.5 W average power pulses from a third-order dispersion managed self-similar fiber amplifier

Opt. Express 24(10), 10939-10945 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Gigahertz frequency comb offset stabilization based on supercontinuum generation in silicon nitride waveguides

Opt. Express 24(10), 11043-11053 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Generalised Cornu spirals: an experimental study using hard x-rays

Opt. Express 24(10), 10620-10634 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavefront metrology for coherent hard X-rays by scanning a microsphere

Opt. Express 24(10), 10710-10722 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

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