OSA Publishing

15 August 2011, Volume 19, Issue 17, pp. 15652-16721   107 articles



Focus Issue: Space Multiplexed Optical Transmission

Opt. Express 19(17), 16574-16575 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Capacity Limits

Mode-dependent loss and gain: statistics and effect on mode-division multiplexing

Opt. Express 19(17), 16612-16635 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

MIMO capacities and outage probabilities in spatially multiplexed optical transport systems

Opt. Express 19(17), 16680-16696 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Mode-Division Multiplexing

Two mode transmission at 2x100Gb/s, over 40km-long prototype few-mode fiber, using LCOS-based programmable mode multiplexer and demultiplexer

Opt. Express 19(17), 16593-16600 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-LP11 mode 4x4 MIMO-OFDM transmission over a two-mode fiber

Opt. Express 19(17), 16672-16679 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

6×56-Gb/s mode-division multiplexed transmission over 33-km few-mode fiber enabled by 6×6 MIMO equalization

Opt. Express 19(17), 16697-16707 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Optical Amplifier

Multimode fiber amplifier with tunable modal gain using a reconfigurable multimode pump

Opt. Express 19(17), 16601-16611 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Amplification and noise properties of an erbium-doped multicore fiber amplifier

Opt. Express 19(17), 16715-16721 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Fiber

Design and fabrication of ultra-low crosstalk and low-loss multi-core fiber

Opt. Express 19(17), 16576-16592 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Supermodes for optical transmission

Opt. Express 19(17), 16653-16664 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Space-Division Multiplexing

112-Tb/s Space-division multiplexed DWDM transmission with 14-b/s/Hz aggregate spectral efficiency over a 76.8-km seven-core fiber

Opt. Express 19(17), 16665-16671 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive Optics

First laboratory results with the LINC-NIRVANA high layer wavefront sensor

Opt. Express 19(17), 16087-16095 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Atmospheric turbulence-induced fading channel model for space-to-ground laser communications links

Opt. Express 19(17), 15965-15975 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Effects of surface reflectance on skylight polarization measurements at the Mauna Loa Observatory

Opt. Express 19(17), 16008-16021 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Highly efficient and isotope selective photo-ionization of barium atoms using diode laser and LED light

Opt. Express 19(17), 16438-16447 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Diffraction and Gratings

Reflective cavity couplers based on resonant waveguide gratings

Opt. Express 19(17), 16466-16479 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

14 GHz visible supercontinuum generation: calibration sources for astronomical spectrographs

Opt. Express 19(17), 15690-15695 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical OFDM transmitter design using AWGRs and low-bandwidth modulators

Opt. Express 19(17), 15696-15704 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly efficient femtosecond pulse stretching by tailoring cavity dispersion in erbium fiber lasers with an intracavity short-pass edge filter

Opt. Express 19(17), 15879-15884 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical UWB signal generation and multicasting using a nonlinear optical loop mirror

Opt. Express 19(17), 15885-15890 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Channel estimation and synchronization for polarization-division multiplexed CO-OFDM using subcarrier/polarization interleaved training symbols

Opt. Express 19(17), 16174-16181 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Dipole emitters in fiber: interface effects, collection efficiency and optimization

Opt. Express 19(17), 16182-16194 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherent optical MIMO transmission over 20 km GI multi-mode fiber by using digital coherent receiver with mode convergence unit

Opt. Express 19(17), 16252-16258 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Exploration of in-fiber nanostructures from capillary instability

Opt. Express 19(17), 16273-16290 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavelength remodulation scheme using DPSK downstream and upstream for DWDM-PONs

Opt. Express 19(17), 16418-16422 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Design of a spherical focal surface using close-packed relay optics

Opt. Express 19(17), 16132-16138 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

A study of optical design and optimization of zoom optics with liquid lenses through modified genetic algorithm

Opt. Express 19(17), 16291-16302 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Enhancement of three-dimensional perception of numerical hologram reconstructions of real-world objects by motion and stereo

Opt. Express 19(17), 16075-16086 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Holographic deconvolution microscopy for high-resolution particle tracking

Opt. Express 19(17), 16410-16417 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Imaging Systems

Perturbation of quadric transfer due to deformation of curved screen displays

Opt. Express 19(17), 16236-16243 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast terahertz reflection tomography using block-based compressed sensing

Opt. Express 19(17), 16401-16409 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

On the accuracy of framing-rate measurements in ultra-high speed rotating mirror cameras

Opt. Express 19(17), 16432-16437 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Doubling the spatial frequency with cavity resonance lithography

Opt. Express 19(17), 16518-16525 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Iterative reconstruction in x-ray computed laminography from differential phase measurements

Opt. Express 19(17), 16560-16573 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Experimental demonstration of weak-light laser ranging and data communication for LISA

Opt. Express 19(17), 15937-15946 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Reconstructing the phase distribution of two Interfering wavefronts by analysis of their nonlocalized fringes with an iterative method

Opt. Express 19(17), 15976-15981 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Simultaneous measurement of multiple target displacements by self-mixing interferometry in a single laser diode

Opt. Express 19(17), 16160-16173 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

A multiple height-transfer interferometric technique

Opt. Express 19(17), 16365-16374 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-referenceable frequency comb from a gigahertz diode-pumped solid-state laser

Opt. Express 19(17), 16491-16497 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical link for direct comparison of distant optical clocks

Opt. Express 19(17), 16498-16507 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Weak value amplified optical activity measurements

Opt. Express 19(17), 16508-16517 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Emission wavelength tuning by mechanical stressing of GaAs/Ge/Si microbeams

Opt. Express 19(17), 15732-15738 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Air-gap structure between integrated LiNbO3 optical modulators and micromachined Si substrates

Opt. Express 19(17), 15739-15749 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Long-wave infrared 1 × 2 MMI based on air-gap beneath silicon rib waveguides

Opt. Express 19(17), 15803-15809 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

A design method of lithium niobate on insulator ridge waveguides without leakage loss

Opt. Express 19(17), 15833-15842 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Tuning a racetrack ring resonator by an integrated dielectric MEMS cantilever

Opt. Express 19(17), 15864-15878 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fully reconfigurable compact RF photonic filters using high-Q silicon microdisk resonators

Opt. Express 19(17), 15899-15907 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental demonstration of microring-based optical pulse train generator

Opt. Express 19(17), 16259-16265 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Microfabrication

Nanofibre fabrication by femtosecond laser ablation of silica glass

Opt. Express 19(17), 15770-15776 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Optimization of end-pumped, actively Q-switched quasi-III-level lasers

Opt. Express 19(17), 15652-15668 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of a novel large bandwidth front-end system for high peak power OPCPA systems

Opt. Express 19(17), 15824-15832 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Random lasing from granular surface of waveguide with blends of PS and PMMA

Opt. Express 19(17), 16126-16131 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum cascade laser master-oscillator power-amplifier with 1.5 W output power at 300 K

Opt. Express 19(17), 16229-16235 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Coexistence of unequal pulses in a normal dispersion fiber laser

Opt. Express 19(17), 16303-16308 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Rogue-wave-like statistics in ultrafast white-light continuum generation in sapphire

Opt. Express 19(17), 16317-16323 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Quantum cutting in Li (770 nm) and Yb (1000 nm) co-dopant emission bands by energy transfer from the ZnO nano-crystalline host

Opt. Express 19(17), 15955-15964 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Yellow-emitting NaCaPO4:Mn2+ phosphor for field emission displays

Opt. Express 19(17), 16423-16431 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Simultaneous automatic arteries-veins separation and cerebral blood flow imaging with single-wavelength laser speckle imaging

Opt. Express 19(17), 15777-15791 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-photon induced collagen cross-linking in bioartificial cardiac tissue

Opt. Express 19(17), 15996-16007 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Monte-Carlo-based phase retardation estimator for polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography

Opt. Express 19(17), 16330-16345 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Abnormal refraction of microwave in ferrite/wire metamaterials

Opt. Express 19(17), 15679-15689 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

A broadband planar terahertz metamaterial with nested structure

Opt. Express 19(17), 15817-15823 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Focussing light through a stack of toroidal channels in PMMA

Opt. Express 19(17), 16154-16159 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Stacked-and-drawn metamaterials with magnetic resonances in the terahertz range

Opt. Express 19(17), 16480-16490 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Serial time-encoded amplified microscopy (STEAM) based on a stabilized picosecond supercontinuum source

Opt. Express 19(17), 15810-15816 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lateral resolution enhancement of laser scanning microscopy by a higher-order radially polarized mode beam

Opt. Express 19(17), 15947-15954 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of laser-induced air plasmas by third harmonic generation

Opt. Express 19(17), 16115-16125 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Ultrafast nonlinear optical response of photoconductive ZnO films with fluorine nanoparticles

Opt. Express 19(17), 16346-16355 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Data Storage

Resolution-limited optical recording in 3D

Opt. Express 19(17), 16096-16105 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Achromatic design in the illumination system for a mini projector with LED light source

Opt. Express 19(17), 15750-15759 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

High performance low-cost polarizer using depolarization of a polarized light by reactive mesogen

Opt. Express 19(17), 15891-15898 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly efficient full-color display based on blue LED backlight and electrochromic light-valve coupled with front-emitting phosphors

Opt. Express 19(17), 16022-16031 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Pulsed laser deposition of ITO/AZO transparent contact layers for GaN LED applications

Opt. Express 19(17), 16244-16251 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Calculation of radiation forces exerted on a uniaxial anisotropic sphere by an off-axis incident Gaussian beam

Opt. Express 19(17), 16044-16057 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of the discrete dipole approximation to optical trapping calculations of inhomogeneous and anisotropic particles

Opt. Express 19(17), 16526-16541 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Optimal design of composite nanowires for extended reach of surface plasmon-polaritons

Opt. Express 19(17), 16058-16074 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

The electromagnetics of light transmission through subwavelength slits in metallic films

Opt. Express 19(17), 16139-16153 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Surface and magnetic polaritons on two-dimensional nanoslab-aligned multilayer structure

Opt. Express 19(17), 16375-16389 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Five-bit parallel operation of optical quantization and coding for photonic analog-to-digital conversion

Opt. Express 19(17), 16106-16114 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Large enhancement of photocurrent gain based on the composite of a single n-type SnO2 nanowire and p-type NiO nanoparticles

Opt. Express 19(17), 16266-16272 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals

Propagation of self-collimated ultrashort pulses in a hybrid photonic crystal

Opt. Express 19(17), 15705-15710 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Higher order modes in photonic crystal slabs

Opt. Express 19(17), 15990-15995 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Quick root searching method for resonances of dielectric optical microcavities with the boundary element method

Opt. Express 19(17), 15669-15678 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Correlations of polarization in random electro-magnetic fields

Opt. Express 19(17), 15711-15719 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Improving resolution of superlens lithography by phase-shifting mask

Opt. Express 19(17), 15982-15989 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of Airy solitary-like wave beams by acceleration control in inhomogeneous media

Opt. Express 19(17), 16448-16454 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Arbitrary accelerating micron-scale caustic beams in two and three dimensions

Opt. Express 19(17), 16455-16465 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Generation of polarization entangled photon pairs at telecommunication wavelength using cascaded χ(2) processes in a periodically poled LiNbO3 ridge waveguide

Opt. Express 19(17), 16032-16043 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental demonstration of decoherence suppression via quantum measurement reversal

Opt. Express 19(17), 16309-16316 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing

Demonstration of a slow-light laser radar

Opt. Express 19(17), 15760-15769 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Light concentration in the near-field of dielectric spheroidal particles with mesoscopic sizes

Opt. Express 19(17), 16207-16222 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Single virus and nanoparticle size spectrometry by whispering-gallery-mode microcavities

Opt. Express 19(17), 16195-16206 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Solar Energy

Optical design of organic solar cell with hybrid plasmonic system

Opt. Express 19(17), 15908-15918 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Precision spectroscopy of Rb atoms using single comb-line selected from fiber optical frequency comb

Opt. Express 19(17), 15855-15863 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

High rejection bandpass optical filters based on sub-wavelength metal patch arrays

Opt. Express 19(17), 15720-15731 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Antireflective silicon surface with vertical-aligned silicon nanowires realized by simple wet chemical etching processes

Opt. Express 19(17), 15792-15802 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Towards new levels for stacking of sol-gel functional coatings

Opt. Express 19(17), 16356-16364 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Controlling the length of plasma waveguide up to 5 mm, produced by femtosecond laser pulses in atomic clustered gas

Opt. Express 19(17), 15919-15928 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast ablation dynamics in fused silica with a white light beam probe

Opt. Express 19(17), 16390-16400 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Effect of separating layer thickness on W/Si multilayer replication

Opt. Express 19(17), 15929-15936 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Magnetic imaging by x-ray holography using extended references

Opt. Express 19(17), 16223-16228 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Full optical characterization of coherent x-ray nanobeams by ptychographic imaging

Opt. Express 19(17), 16324-16329 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Unsupervised classification of single-particle X-ray diffraction snapshots by spectral clustering

Opt. Express 19(17), 16542-16549 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray wavefront characterization using a rotating shearing interferometer technique

Opt. Express 19(17), 16550-16559 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

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