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18 August 2008, Volume 16, Issue 17, pp. 12423-13491   110 articles

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Atmospheric and oceanic optics

A novel, low-cost, high performance dissolved methane sensor for aqueous environments

Opt. Express 16(17), 12607-12617 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of the variations in the water leaving polarized reflectance from the POLDER satellite data over two biogeochemical contrasted oceanic areas

Opt. Express 16(17), 12905-12918 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

A single-shot imaging magnetometer using cold atoms

Opt. Express 16(17), 13062-13069 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Finding the field transfer matrix of scattering media

Opt. Express 16(17), 13225-13232 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Detectors

Sub-Poissonian shot noise of a high internal gain injection photon detector

Opt. Express 16(17), 12701-12706 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Quasi-near field terahertz generation and detection

Opt. Express 16(17), 12794-12805 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

A note on plane wave diffraction by a perfectly conducting strip in a homogeneous bi-isotropic medium

Opt. Express 16(17), 13203-13217 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Integration of hybrid silicon lasers and electroabsorption modulators

Opt. Express 16(17), 12478-12486 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization independent 4-stage OTDM multiplexer using plated GRIN lens

Opt. Express 16(17), 12544-12549 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherent energy exchange between components of a vector soliton in fiber lasers

Opt. Express 16(17), 12618-12623 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamics of pump-induced refractive index changes in single-mode Yb-doped optical fibers

Opt. Express 16(17), 12658-12663 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact polymeric four-wavelength multiplexers based on cascaded step-size MMI for 1G/10G hybrid TDM-PON applications

Opt. Express 16(17), 12664-12669 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

The mechanism of rare earth incorporation in solution doping process

Opt. Express 16(17), 12835-12846 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation and detection of broadband coherent terahertz radiation using 17-fs ultrashort pulse fiber laser

Opt. Express 16(17), 12859-12865 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Long-haul 10 Gbit/s linear and non-linear IMDD transmission over uncompensated standard fiber using a SQRT-metric MLSE receiver

Opt. Express 16(17), 12919-12936 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

A staggered differential phase-shift keying modulation format for 100Gbit/s applications

Opt. Express 16(17), 12937-12942 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Special optical fiber for temperature sensing based on cladding-mode resonance

Opt. Express 16(17), 12967-12972 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Local electric field enhancement and polarization effects in a surface-enhanced Raman scattering fiber sensor with chessboard nanostructure

Opt. Express 16(17), 13016-13023 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Twist effect on spectral properties of two-mode fiber acousto-optic filters

Opt. Express 16(17), 13042-13051 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast detection of humidity with a subwavelength-diameter fiber taper coated with gelatin film

Opt. Express 16(17), 13349-13353 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Pointing and tracking errors due to localized deformation in inter-satellite laser communication links

Opt. Express 16(17), 13372-13380 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of PMD tolerance in 40-Gb/s polarization-multiplexed RZ-DQPSK

Opt. Express 16(17), 13398-13404 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Evaluation of large girth LDPC codes for PMD compensation by turbo equalization

Opt. Express 16(17), 13450-13455 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric optics

Freeform LED lens for uniform illumination

Opt. Express 16(17), 12958-12966 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Depth of field extension with spherical optics

Opt. Express 16(17), 12995-13004 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Holography

Constructing 3D crystal templates for photonic band gap materials using holographic optical tweezers

Opt. Express 16(17), 13005-13015 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Image Processing

Image analysis algorithms for cell contour recognition in budding yeast

Opt. Express 16(17), 12943-12957 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography based on polarization-maintaining fibers and frequency multiplexing

Opt. Express 16(17), 13032-13041 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional visualization of objects in scattering medium by use of computational integral imaging

Opt. Express 16(17), 13080-13089 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Extension ratio of depth of field by wavefront coding method

Opt. Express 16(17), 13364-13371 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy in a reverse Kretchmann surface plasmon assisted microscope

Opt. Express 16(17), 13381-13390 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Analysis of the possibility of analog detectors calibration by exploiting stimulated parametric down conversion

Opt. Express 16(17), 12550-12558 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Analog differential-phase detection in optical coherence reflectometer

Opt. Express 16(17), 12847-12858 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz spectrum analyzer based on a terahertz frequency comb

Opt. Express 16(17), 13052-13061 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Correction of sampling errors due to laser tuning rate fluctuations in swept-wavelength interferometry

Opt. Express 16(17), 13139-13149 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Pseudo-random single photon counting for time-resolved optical measurement

Opt. Express 16(17), 13233-13239 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical and experimental study of optothermal expansion and optothermal microactuator

Opt. Express 16(17), 13476-13485 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Integrated Optics

Vertical coupling between gap plasmon waveguides

Opt. Express 16(17), 12677-12687 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Shaping ultrafast laser inscribed optical waveguides using a deformable mirror

Opt. Express 16(17), 12786-12793 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermal and Kerr nonlinear properties of plasma-deposited silicon nitride/ silicon dioxide waveguides

Opt. Express 16(17), 12987-12994 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhancing alignment tolerance of silicon waveguide by using a wide grating coupler

Opt. Express 16(17), 13024-13031 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Interferometric microring-resonant 2 x 2 optical switches

Opt. Express 16(17), 13304-13314 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Coupled-ring-resonator-based silicon modulator for enhanced performance

Opt. Express 16(17), 13342-13348 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Kaleidoscope modes in large aperture Porro prism resonators

Opt. Express 16(17), 12707-12714 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Analysis of the scalability of diffraction-limited fiber lasers and amplifiers to high average power

Opt. Express 16(17), 13240-13266 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

DWDM channel spacing tunable optical TDM carrier from a mode-locked weak-resonant-cavity Fabry-Perot laser diode based fiber ring

Opt. Express 16(17), 13405-13413 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Materials

Formation of superhydrophobic poly(dimethysiloxane) by ultrafast laser-induced surface modification

Opt. Express 16(17), 12715-12725 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of photonic crystals with functional defects by one-step holographic lithography

Opt. Express 16(17), 12899-12904 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Electric and magnetic resonances in arrays of coupled gold nanoparticle in-tandem pairs

Opt. Express 16(17), 13287-13295 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarized photoluminescence from single GaN nanorods: Effects of optical confinement

Opt. Express 16(17), 13465-13475 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Improving image quality of diffuse optical tomography with a projection-error-based adaptive regularization method

Opt. Express 16(17), 12423-12434 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Sensitive label-free biosensing using critical modes in aperiodic photonic structures

Opt. Express 16(17), 12511-12522 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrasound-modulated optical imaging using a powerful long pulse laser

Opt. Express 16(17), 12577-12590 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Intrinsic Raman spectroscopy for quantitative biological spectroscopy Part I: Theory and simulations

Opt. Express 16(17), 12726-12736 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Intrinsic Raman spectroscopy for quantitative biological spectroscopy Part II: Experimental applications

Opt. Express 16(17), 12737-12745 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic textiles for pulse oximetry

Opt. Express 16(17), 12973-12986 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

A self-normalized, full time-resolved method for fluorescence diffuse optical tomography

Opt. Express 16(17), 13104-13121 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Monte Carlo algorithm for efficient simulation of time-resolved fluorescence in layered turbid media

Opt. Express 16(17), 13188-13202 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear immunofluorescent assay for androgenic hormones based on resonant structures

Opt. Express 16(17), 13315-13322 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Metamaterials

A highly symmetric two-handed metamaterial spontaneously matching the wave impedance

Opt. Express 16(17), 12764-12770 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Synthesis design of artificial magnetic metamaterials using a genetic algorithm

Opt. Express 16(17), 12806-12818 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Microscopy

Surface inspection by monitoring spectral shifts of localized plasmon resonances

Opt. Express 16(17), 12872-12879 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

A new scanning heterodyne interferometer scheme for mapping both surface structure and effective local reflection coefficient

Opt. Express 16(17), 13456-13464 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Low-threshold, narrow-line THz-wave parametric oscillator with an intra-cavity grazing-incidence grating

Opt. Express 16(17), 12571-12576 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhancement of optical Kerr effect in quantum-cascade lasers with multiple resonance levels

Opt. Express 16(17), 12599-12606 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Continuously phase-matched terahertz difference frequency generation in an embedded-waveguide structure supporting only fundamental modes

Opt. Express 16(17), 13296-13303 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulations of the nonlinear Helmholtz equation: arrest of beam collapse, nonparaxial solitons and counter-propagating beams

Opt. Express 16(17), 13323-13329 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Acquisition of gated spectra from a supercontinuum using ultrafast optical Kerr gate of lead phthalocyanine-doped hybrid glasses

Opt. Express 16(17), 13486-13491 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Micro objective lens with NA 0.65 for the bluelight small-form-factor optical pickup head

Opt. Express 16(17), 13150-13157 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Weak-microcavity organic light-emitting diodes with improved light out-coupling

Opt. Express 16(17), 12632-12639 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of large-area patterned porous silicon distributed Bragg reflectors

Opt. Express 16(17), 12757-12763 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrically pumped single-photon emission in the visible spectral range up to 80 K

Opt. Express 16(17), 12771-12776 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Carbon nanotube doped liquid crystal OCB cells: physical and electro-optical properties

Opt. Express 16(17), 12777-12785 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Loss determination in microsphere resonators by phase-shift cavity ring-down measurements

Opt. Express 16(17), 13158-13167 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Liquid crystal modulator with ultra-wide dynamic range and adjustable driving voltage

Opt. Express 16(17), 13168-13174 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Whispering-gallery modes and light emission from a Si-nanocrystal-based single microdisk resonator

Opt. Express 16(17), 13218-13224 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Optically compensated circular polarizers for liquid crystal displays

Opt. Express 16(17), 13276-13286 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Plasmonic band gap structures for surface-enhanced Raman scattering

Opt. Express 16(17), 12469-12477 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Interaction of nanoparticles with substrates: effects on the dipolar behaviour of the particles

Opt. Express 16(17), 12487-12504 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical chirality without optical activity: How surface plasmons give a twist to light

Opt. Express 16(17), 12559-12570 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface plasmon coupling in periodic metallic nanoparticle structures: a semi-analytical model

Opt. Express 16(17), 13070-13079 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Excitation of s-polarized surface electromagnetic waves in inhomogeneous dielectric media

Opt. Express 16(17), 13354-13363 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in computing

Chip-to-chip optical interconnect using gold long-range surface plasmon polariton waveguides

Opt. Express 16(17), 13133-13138 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Optoelectronics

Gain and noise characteristics of high-bit-rate silicon parametric amplifiers

Opt. Express 16(17), 13122-13132 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum efficiency enhancement in film by making nanoparticles of polyfluorene

Opt. Express 16(17), 13391-13397 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystal Fibers

Light-controllable photoresponsive liquid-crystal photonic crystal fiber

Opt. Express 16(17), 12670-12676 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Meshed index profile method for photonic crystal fibers with arbitrary structures

Opt. Express 16(17), 13175-13187 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals

Purcell effect in nonlinear photonic structures: a coupled mode theory analysis

Opt. Express 16(17), 12523-12537 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Modal properties and thermal behaviors of high quality factor quasi-photonic crystal microcavity

Opt. Express 16(17), 12591-12598 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Controlling uncoupled resonances in photonic crystals through breaking the mirror symmetry

Opt. Express 16(17), 13090-13103 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Bandgap formation and selective suppression of Bloch states in birefringent gyrotropic Bragg waveguides

Opt. Express 16(17), 13421-13430 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

High quality quasi-Bessel beam generated by round-tip axicon

Opt. Express 16(17), 12688-12700 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Observation of accelerating parabolic beams

Opt. Express 16(17), 12866-12871 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-healing properties of optical Airy beams

Opt. Express 16(17), 12880-12891 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Two-dimensional electromagnetic cloaks with arbitrary geometries

Opt. Express 16(17), 13414-13420 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Stable source of high quality telecom-band polarization-entangled photon-pairs based on a single, pulse-pumped, short PPLN waveguide

Opt. Express 16(17), 12460-12468 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Observation of quantum interference between a single-photon state and a thermal state generated in optical fibers

Opt. Express 16(17), 12505-12510 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

High brightness, tunable biphoton source at 976 nm for quantum spectroscopy

Opt. Express 16(17), 13439-13449 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote sensing and sensors

Coupled optical microcavities: an enhanced refractometric sensing configuration

Opt. Express 16(17), 12538-12543 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Scattering

Rapid simulation of wide-angle scattering from mitochondria in single cells

Opt. Express 16(17), 12819-12834 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytical fitting model for rough-surface BRDF

Opt. Express 16(17), 12892-12898 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectroscopy

Elemental analysis using micro Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (μLIBS) in a microfluidic platform

Opt. Express 16(17), 12435-12445 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-photon fluorescence correlation spectroscopy through a dual-clad optical fiber

Opt. Express 16(17), 12640-12649 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Long-term carrier-envelope-phase stabilization of a femtosecond laser by the direct locking method

Opt. Express 16(17), 12624-12631 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Chirp effect in hard X-ray generation from liquid target when irradiated by femtosecond pulses

Opt. Express 16(17), 12650-12657 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Direct amplification of terawatt sub-10-fs pulses in a CPA system of Ti:sapphire laser

Opt. Express 16(17), 13431-13438 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision, color, and visual optics

Optical dissection of stimulus-evoked retinal activation

Opt. Express 16(17), 12446-12459 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (6)]

In vivo measurement of erythrocyte velocity and retinal blood flow using adaptive optics scanning laser ophthalmoscopy

Opt. Express 16(17), 12746-12756 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

X-ray Optics

An attenuation-partition based iterative phase retrieval algorithm for in-line phase-contrast imaging

Opt. Express 16(17), 13330-13341 (2008)  View: HTML | PDF

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