OSA Publishing

10 October 2011, Volume 19, Issue 21, pp. 19790-21108   132 articles


Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Probability density function of the intensity of a laser beam propagating in the maritime environment

Opt. Express 19(21), 20322-20331 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Retrieving cloud geometrical extents from MIPAS/ENVISAT measurements with a 2-D tomographic approach

Opt. Express 19(21), 20704-20721 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Phase dependence of electron localization in HeH2+ dissociation with an intense few-cycle laser pulse

Opt. Express 19(21), 20279-20287 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Scaling law for energy-momentum spectra of atomic photoelectrons

Opt. Express 19(21), 20849-20856 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Coherence characterization of narrow-linewidth beam by C-OFDR based Rayleigh speckle analysis

Opt. Express 19(21), 19790-19796 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Efficient electro-optic sampling detection of terahertz radiation via Cherenkov phase matching

Opt. Express 19(21), 19901-19906 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Low optical power reference detector implemented in the validation of two independent techniques for calibrating photon-counting detectors.

Opt. Express 19(21), 20347-20363 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Engineering a square truncated lattice with light's orbital angular momentum

Opt. Express 19(21), 20616-20621 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Extraordinary light transmission through opaque thin metal film with subwavelength holes blocked by metal disks

Opt. Express 19(21), 21098-21108 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Photo darkening of rare earth doped silica

Opt. Express 19(21), 19797-19812 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultra-high-speed wavelength conversion in a silicon photonic chip

Opt. Express 19(21), 19886-19894 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Birefringent photonic crystal fiber coils and their application to transverse displacement sensing

Opt. Express 19(21), 19948-19954 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Characteristics of embedded-core hollow optical fiber

Opt. Express 19(21), 20069-20078 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

High-accuracy photoreceiver frequency response measurements at 1.55 µm by use of a heterodyne phase-locked loop

Opt. Express 19(21), 20103-20114 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral and temporal stealthy fiber-optic communication using sampling and phase encoding

Opt. Express 19(21), 20182-20198 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

First real-time experimental demonstrations of 11.25Gb/s optical OFDMA PONs with adaptive dynamic bandwidth allocation

Opt. Express 19(21), 20557-20570 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Design studies for ASIC implementations of 28 GS/s optical QPSK- and 16-QAM-OFDM transceivers

Opt. Express 19(21), 20857-20864 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Supercontinuum generation in chalcogenide-silica step-index fibers

Opt. Express 19(21), 21003-21010 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Slim Luneburg lens for antenna applications

Opt. Express 19(21), 19925-19934 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Transport of intensity phase imaging from multiple intensities measured in unequally-spaced planes

Opt. Express 19(21), 20244-20250 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Realization of undistorted volumetric multiview image with multilayered integral imaging

Opt. Express 19(21), 20395-20404 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Effect of fundamental depth resolution and cardboard effect to perceived depth resolution on multi-view display

Opt. Express 19(21), 20468-20482 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (8)]

Digital cleaning and “dirt” layer visualization of an oil painting

Opt. Express 19(21), 21011-21017 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical processing of color images with incoherent illumination: orientation-selective edge enhancement using a modified liquid-crystal display

Opt. Express 19(21), 21091-21097 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Thermal imaging of a heat transport in regions structured by femtosecond laser

Opt. Express 19(21), 20542-20550 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

About the influence of Line Edge Roughness on measured effective–CD

Opt. Express 19(21), 19967-19972 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Role of the filter phase in phase sampling interferometry

Opt. Express 19(21), 19987-19992 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase extraction from randomly phase-shifted interferograms by combining principal component analysis and least squares method

Opt. Express 19(21), 20483-20492 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Monolithically integrated heterodyne optical phase-lock loop with RF XOR phase detector

Opt. Express 19(21), 20048-20053 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

CMOS compatible reconfigurable filter for high bandwidth non-blocking operation

Opt. Express 19(21), 20115-20121 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Luneburg lens via ultra-strong index gradient on silicon

Opt. Express 19(21), 20122-20127 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Five-port optical router for photonic networks-on-chip

Opt. Express 19(21), 20258-20268 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical XOR logic gate for 40Gb/s DPSK signals via FWM in a silicon nanowire

Opt. Express 19(21), 20364-20371 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of the optical force in the Micro Ring Resonator

Opt. Express 19(21), 20405-20419 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultracompact all-optical XOR logic gate in a slow-light silicon photonic crystal waveguide

Opt. Express 19(21), 20681-20690 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultra-low inter-channel crosstalk in array waveguide device incorporating self-assembled microsphere diffraction layer

Opt. Express 19(21), 20904-20909 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Microfabrication

Free carrier accumulation during direct laser writing in chalcogenide glass by light filamentation

Opt. Express 19(21), 20088-20096 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Power scaling of AOM-switched lasers with SCPEM-based time-multiplexing

Opt. Express 19(21), 19855-19860 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical modeling of alkali vapor lasers

Opt. Express 19(21), 19875-19885 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical characterization of transient polarization square-wave switching in two orthogonally coupled VCSELs

Opt. Express 19(21), 20269-20278 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

SESAMs for high-power femtosecond modelocking: power scaling of an Yb:LuScO3 thin disk laser to 23 W and 235 fs

Opt. Express 19(21), 20288-20300 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

50-mJ macro-pulses at 1064 nm from a diode-pumped picosecond laser system

Opt. Express 19(21), 20316-20321 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasing characteristics of an optically pumped single ZnO nanosheet

Opt. Express 19(21), 20389-20394 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Femtosecond Cr:LiSAF and Cr:LiCAF lasers pumped by tapered diode lasers

Opt. Express 19(21), 20444-20461 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Single- and dual-pulse oscillation in a passively Q-switched Nd:YAG microchip laser

Opt. Express 19(21), 20628-20633 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Extended coherence length Fourier domain mode locked lasers at 1310 nm

Opt. Express 19(21), 20930-20939 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

High density spectral beam combination with spatial chirp precompensation

Opt. Express 19(21), 20984-20990 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Beam quality improvement by gain guiding effect in end-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser amplifiers

Opt. Express 19(21), 21060-21073 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Strong infrared absorber: surface-microstructured Au film replicated from black silicon

Opt. Express 19(21), 20462-20467 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Energy transfer and enhanced 1.54 μm emission in Erbium-Ytterbium disilicate thin films

Opt. Express 19(21), 20761-20772 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrabroad NIR luminescence and energy transfer in Bi and Er/Bi co-doped germanate glasses

Opt. Express 19(21), 20799-20807 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Three dimension optical imaging in a high throughput layered expression system

Opt. Express 19(21), 19822-19835 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time handheld optical-resolution photoacoustic microscopy

Opt. Express 19(21), 20097-20102 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffuse optical monitoring of repeated cerebral ischemia in mice

Opt. Express 19(21), 20301-20315 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Dispersion-relation phase spectroscopy of intracellular transport

Opt. Express 19(21), 20571-20579 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Motion artifacts associated with in vivo endoscopic OCT images of the esophagus

Opt. Express 19(21), 20722-20735 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging with a Single Plane Illumination Microscope provides an improved Signal to Noise Ratio

Opt. Express 19(21), 20743-20750 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase-stabilized optical frequency domain imaging at 1-µm for the measurement of blood flow in the human choroid

Opt. Express 19(21), 20886-20903 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]


Optical fiber metamagnetics

Opt. Express 19(21), 19813-19821 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Competing coupled gaps and slabs for plasmonic metamaterial analysis

Opt. Express 19(21), 20372-20385 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Spatial light interference tomography (SLIT)

Opt. Express 19(21), 19907-19918 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (5)]

Nonlinear Optics

Slow light enhanced optical nonlinearity in a silicon photonic crystal coupled-resonator optical waveguide

Opt. Express 19(21), 19861-19874 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Soliton-self compression in highly nonlinear chalcogenide photonic nanowires with ultralow pulse energy

Opt. Express 19(21), 19955-19966 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Continuous generation of “light bullets” in dissipative media by an annularly periodic potential

Opt. Express 19(21), 20009-20014 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase discrimination and simultaneous frequency conversion of the orthogonal components of an optical signal by four-wave mixing in an SOA

Opt. Express 19(21), 20015-20022 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

The biaxial nonlinear crystal BiB3O6 as a polarization entangled photon source using non-collinear type-II parametric down-conversion

Opt. Express 19(21), 20420-20434 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Four-wave mixing analysis of Brillouin dynamic grating in a polarization-maintaining fiber: theory and experiment

Opt. Express 19(21), 20785-20798 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of ionization on ultrafast gas-based nonlinear fiber optics

Opt. Express 19(21), 21018-21027 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of the Raman scattering cross section of the breathing mode in KDP and DKDP crystals

Opt. Express 19(21), 21050-21059 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

High luminance hybrid light guide plate for backlight module application

Opt. Express 19(21), 20079-20087 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Photonic approach to microwave frequency measurement with digital circular-code results

Opt. Express 19(21), 20580-20585 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Hollow-bottle optical microresonators

Opt. Express 19(21), 20773-20784 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Multiplying optical tweezers force using a micro-lever

Opt. Express 19(21), 20604-20609 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Position clamping of optically trapped microscopic non-spherical probes

Opt. Express 19(21), 20622-20627 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

FDTD simulation of trapping nanowires with linearly polarized and radially polarized optical tweezers

Opt. Express 19(21), 20736-20742 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

High precision and continuous optical transport using a standing wave optical line trap

Opt. Express 19(21), 20833-20848 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Optics at Surfaces

Surface plasmon-polariton propagation in piecewise linear chains of composite nanospheres: The role of optical gain and chain layout

Opt. Express 19(21), 19973-19986 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Beamed Raman: directional excitation and emission enhancement in a plasmonic crystal double resonance SERS substrate

Opt. Express 19(21), 20054-20068 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional subwavelength confinement of terahertz electromagnetic surface modes in a coupled slit structure

Opt. Express 19(21), 20199-20204 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Far-field superfocusing with an optical fiber based surface plasmonic lens made of nanoscale concentric annular slits

Opt. Express 19(21), 20233-20243 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Understanding the effects of dielectric medium, substrate, and depth on electric fields and SERS of quasi-3D plasmonic nanostructures

Opt. Express 19(21), 20493-20505 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Theory of noise in high-gain surface plasmon-polariton amplifiers incorporating dipolar gain media

Opt. Express 19(21), 20506-20517 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Modeling and designing metallic superlens with metallic objects

Opt. Express 19(21), 20634-20641 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface-plasmon mediated total absorption of light into silicon

Opt. Express 19(21), 20673-20680 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

A compact light concentrator by the use of plasmonic faced folded nano-rods

Opt. Express 19(21), 20751-20760 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanoscale subsurface- and material-specific identification of single nanoparticles

Opt. Express 19(21), 20865-20875 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

High-order harmonic generation employing field enhancement by metallic fractal rough surfaces

Opt. Express 19(21), 20910-20915 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical field characteristics of nanofocusing by conical metal-coated dielectric probe

Opt. Express 19(21), 21028-21037 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Absorption Enhancement in Solution Processed Metal-Semiconductor Nanocomposites

Opt. Express 19(21), 21038-21049 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Plasmon-enhanced depolarization of reflected light from arrays of nanoparticle dimers

Opt. Express 19(21), 21081-21090 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Passive all-optical polarization switch, binary logic gates, and digital processor

Opt. Express 19(21), 20332-20346 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

25Gb/s 1V-driving CMOS ring modulator with integrated thermal tuning

Opt. Express 19(21), 20435-20443 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


High speed silicon electro-optical modulators enhanced via slow light propagation

Opt. Express 19(21), 20876-20885 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals

Directional free-space coupling from photonic crystal waveguides

Opt. Express 19(21), 20586-20596 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Out-of-plane resonances in terahertz photonic crystal slabs modulated by optical pumping

Opt. Express 19(21), 20808-20816 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Junction-type photonic crystal waveguides for notch- and pass-band filtering

Opt. Express 19(21), 21074-21080 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

General properties of two-dimensional conformal transformations in electrostatics

Opt. Express 19(21), 20035-20047 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Cloaking a sensor for three-dimensional Maxwell’s equations: transformation optics approach

Opt. Express 19(21), 20518-20530 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Transformation media producing quasi-perfect isotropic emission

Opt. Express 19(21), 20551-20556 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Truncated spherical voids for nearly omnidirectional optical absorption

Opt. Express 19(21), 20642-20649 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Photosensitivity control of an isotropic medium through polarization of light pulses with tilted intensity front

Opt. Express 19(21), 20657-20664 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Universal shift of the Brewster angle and disorder-enhanced delocalization of p waves in stratified random media

Opt. Express 19(21), 20817-20826 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Hiding in the corner

Opt. Express 19(21), 20827-20832 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Quantum Optics

Efficient and low-noise single-photon avalanche photodiode for 1.244-GHz clocked quantum key distribution

Opt. Express 19(21), 20531-20541 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum entanglement distribution with 810 nm photons through active telecommunication fibers

Opt. Express 19(21), 20597-20603 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

True random numbers from amplified quantum vacuum

Opt. Express 19(21), 20665-20672 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing

Measurements of NO and CO in Shanghai urban atmosphere by using quantum cascade lasers

Opt. Express 19(21), 20224-20232 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum cascade laser based standoff photoacoustic chemical detection

Opt. Express 19(21), 20251-20257 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Object level HSI-LIDAR data fusion for automated detection of difficult targets

Opt. Express 19(21), 20916-20929 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Surfactant sensing based on whispering-gallery-mode lasing in liquid-crystal microdroplets

Opt. Express 19(21), 19836-19844 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Slope-assisted fast distributed sensing in optical fibers with arbitrary Brillouin profile

Opt. Express 19(21), 19845-19854 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Tiny surface plasmon resonance sensor integrated on silicon waveguide based on vertical coupling into finite metal-insulator-metal plasmonic waveguide

Opt. Express 19(21), 19895-19900 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Salinity sensor based on polyimide-coated photonic crystal fiber

Opt. Express 19(21), 20003-20008 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanoscale photonic crystal sensor arrays on monolithic substrates using side-coupled resonant cavity arrays

Opt. Express 19(21), 20023-20034 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimal design of a spectral readout type planar waveguide-mode sensor with a monolithic structure

Opt. Express 19(21), 20205-20213 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Realization of nano static strain sensing with fiber Bragg gratings interrogated by narrow linewidth tunable lasers

Opt. Express 19(21), 20214-20223 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous strain and temperature fiber grating laser sensor based on radio-frequency measurement

Opt. Express 19(21), 20650-20656 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Non-spectroscopic refractometric nanosensor based on a tilted slit-groove plasmonic interferometer

Opt. Express 19(21), 20691-20703 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF


Infrared absorption nano-spectroscopy using sample photoexpansion induced by tunable quantum cascade lasers

Opt. Express 19(21), 19942-19947 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of cavity ring-down spectroscopy to the Boltzmann constant determination

Opt. Express 19(21), 19993-20002 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Exact field solution to guided wave propagation in lossy thin films

Opt. Express 19(21), 20159-20171 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Carrier-Envelope Phase stabilization of a 20 W, grating based, chirped-pulse amplified laser, using Electro-Optic effect in a LiNbO3 crystal

Opt. Express 19(21), 19935-19941 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrabroadband TW-class Ti:sapphire laser system with adjustable central wavelength, bandwidth and multi-color operation

Opt. Express 19(21), 20128-20140 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

All-fiber design of erbium-doped laser system for tunable two-cycle pulse generation

Opt. Express 19(21), 20141-20150 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of high quality, 1.3 cycle pulses by active phase control of an octave spanning supercontinuum

Opt. Express 19(21), 20151-20158 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Mid-infrared to telecom-band supercontinuum generation in highly nonlinear silicon-on-insulator wire waveguides

Opt. Express 19(21), 20172-20181 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-color field for the generation of an isolated attosecond pulse in water-window region

Opt. Express 19(21), 20610-20615 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic phase shifts in mixed-glass, multi-petawatt laser systems

Opt. Express 19(21), 20953-20959 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Creating effective focus cues in multi-plane 3D displays

Opt. Express 19(21), 20940-20952 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Full-field microimaging with 8 keV X-rays achieves a spatial resolutions better than 20 nm

Opt. Express 19(21), 19919-19924 (2011)  View: HTML | PDF

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