OSA Publishing

7 May 2012, Volume 20, Issue 10, pp. 10446-11581; Energy Express pp: A366–A440   117 articles



Feature issue introduction: quantum dots for photonic applications

Opt. Express 20(10), 10721-10723 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


1300 nm Wavelength InAs Quantum Dot Photodetector Grown on Silicon

Opt. Express 20(10), 10446-10452 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Materials for Integrated Optics

Saturation behaviour of colloidal PbSe quantum dot exciton emission coupled into silicon photonic circuits

Opt. Express 20(10), 10453-10469 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Optical properties and sub-bandgap formation of nano-crystalline Si quantum dots embedded ZnO thin film

Opt. Express 20(10), 10470-10475 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Significant enhancement of the power conversion efficiency for organic photovoltaic cells due to a P3HT pillar layer containing ZnSe quantum dots

Opt. Express 20(10), 10476-10483 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Voltage-tunable dual-band quantum dot infrared photodetectors for temperature sensing

Opt. Express 20(10), 10484-10489 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Variations in the optical scattering properties of phytoplankton cultures

Opt. Express 20(10), 11189-11206 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics


310 GHz gain-bandwidth product Ge/Si avalanche photodetector for 1550 nm light detection

Opt. Express 20(10), 11031-11036 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Accurate analysis of electromagnetic scattering from periodic circular cylinder array with defects

Opt. Express 20(10), 10646-10657 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Physics of near-wavelength high contrast gratings

Opt. Express 20(10), 10888-10895 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Relief diffracted elements recorded on absorbent photopolymers

Opt. Express 20(10), 11218-11231 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Formation of X-pulses in periodically gain/loss modulated materials

Opt. Express 20(10), 11271-11276 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

109.92-Gb/s WDM-OFDMA Uni-PON with Dynamic Resource Allocation and Variable Rate Access

Opt. Express 20(10), 10552-10561 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Impact of amplified spontaneous emission on Brillouin scattering of a single-frequency signal

Opt. Express 20(10), 10572-10582 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optically tunable chirped fiber Bragg grating

Opt. Express 20(10), 10827-10832 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

DSP complexity of mode-division multiplexed receivers

Opt. Express 20(10), 10859-10869 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Joint phase noise and frequency offset estimation and mitigation for optically coherent QAM based on adaptive multi-symbol delay detection (MSDD)

Opt. Express 20(10), 10944-10962 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherent ultrashort pulse generation from incoherent light by pulse trapping in birefringent fibers

Opt. Express 20(10), 11073-11082 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Experimental investigation on Brillouin scattering property in highly nonlinear photonic crystal fiber with hybrid core

Opt. Express 20(10), 11083-11090 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Bidirectional measurement for Brillouin optical correlation domain analysis

Opt. Express 20(10), 11091-11096 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Low loss silica hollow core fibers for 3–4 μm spectral region

Opt. Express 20(10), 11153-11158 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Spotlight]

High speed photodiodes in standard nanometer scale CMOS technology: a comparative study

Opt. Express 20(10), 11256-11270 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Incoherent photon conversion in selectively infiltrated hollow-core photonic crystal fibers for single photon generation in the near infrared

Opt. Express 20(10), 11536-11547 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Distortion-free spectrum sliced microwave photonic signal processor: analysis, design and implementation

Opt. Express 20(10), 11517-11528 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Analytic free-form lens design in 3D: coupling three ray sets using two lens surfaces

Opt. Express 20(10), 10839-10846 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]


Azimuthal decomposition with digital holograms

Opt. Express 20(10), 10996-11004 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Image Processing

Hyperspectral video restoration using optical flow and sparse coding

Opt. Express 20(10), 10658-10673 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of discrete imaging models and iterative image reconstruction in differential X-ray phase-contrast tomography

Opt. Express 20(10), 10724-10749 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Abnormal pixel detection using sum-of-projections symmetry in cone beam computed tomography

Opt. Express 20(10), 11014-11030 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Focusing and scanning light through a multimode optical fiber using digital phase conjugation

Opt. Express 20(10), 10583-10590 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Novel compact dual-band LOROP camera with telecentricity

Opt. Express 20(10), 10921-10932 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Wide-band coronagraph with sinusoidal phase in the angular direction

Opt. Express 20(10), 10933-10943 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High-resolution lightfield photography using two masks

Opt. Express 20(10), 10971-10983 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Stabilized high-power laser system for the gravitational wave detector advanced LIGO

Opt. Express 20(10), 10617-10634 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A high-accuracy and convenient figure measurement system for large convex lens

Opt. Express 20(10), 10761-10775 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Versatile generation of optical vector fields and vector beams using a non-interferometric approach

Opt. Express 20(10), 10788-10795 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

40 Gbit/s low-loss silicon optical modulator based on a pipin diode

Opt. Express 20(10), 10591-10596 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband microwave photonic fully tunable filter using a single heterogeneously integrated III-V/SOI-microdisk-based phase shifter

Opt. Express 20(10), 10796-10806 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Single silicon wire waveguide based delay line interferometer for DPSK demodulation

Opt. Express 20(10), 11037-11045 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Novel, low-index waveguide as laser external cavity

Opt. Express 20(10), 11137-11142 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Continuously tunable delay line based on SOI tapered Bragg gratings

Opt. Express 20(10), 11241-11246 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Passive InP regenerator integrated on SOI for the support of broadband silicon modulators

Opt. Express 20(10), 11383-11388 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced optical bistability from self-heating due to free carrier absorption in substrate removed silicon ring modulators

Opt. Express 20(10), 11478-11486 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Microfabrication

Rapid fabrication of 3D terahertz split ring resonator arrays by novel single-shot direct write focused proximity field nanopatterning

Opt. Express 20(10), 11097-11108 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Injection locking of Yb-fiber based optical frequency comb

Opt. Express 20(10), 10509-10518 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mode-locked femtosecond all-normal all-PM Yb-doped fiber laser using a nonlinear amplifying loop mirror

Opt. Express 20(10), 10545-10551 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Influences of spherical aberration on resonator’s stable zones and fundamental mode output power scaling of solid state laser oscillators

Opt. Express 20(10), 10605-10616 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of high-contrast, 30 fs, 1.5 PW laser pulses from chirped-pulse amplification Ti:sapphire laser

Opt. Express 20(10), 10807-10815 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectrally narrow mid-infrared optically pumped lasers with partial surface DBR

Opt. Express 20(10), 10833-10838 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Continuous wave and mode-locked Yb3+:Y2O3 ceramic thin disk laser

Opt. Express 20(10), 10847-10853 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Octave-spanning OPCPA system delivering CEP-stable few-cycle pulses and 22 W of average power at 1 MHz repetition rate

Opt. Express 20(10), 10870-10878 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental and theoretical study of longitudinal power distribution in a random DFB fiber laser

Opt. Express 20(10), 11178-11188 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lateral distributed-feedback gratings for single-mode, high-power terahertz quantum-cascade lasers

Opt. Express 20(10), 11207-11217 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

An electrically pumped germanium laser

Opt. Express 20(10), 11316-11320 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Temporal cross-correlation of x-ray free electron and optical lasers using soft x-ray pulse induced transient reflectivity

Opt. Express 20(10), 11396-11406 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Origin of thermal modal instabilities in large mode area fiber amplifiers

Opt. Express 20(10), 11407-11422 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (6) | Spotlight]

Finite element simulation of microphotonic lasing system

Opt. Express 20(10), 11548-11560 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Extracting the distribution of laser damage precursors on fused silica surfaces for 351 nm, 3 ns laser pulses at high fluences (20-150 J/cm2)

Opt. Express 20(10), 11561-11573 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

First principles study of Bismuth alloying effects in GaAs saturable absorber

Opt. Express 20(10), 11574-11580 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Long working distance fluorescence lifetime imaging with stimulated emission and electronic time delay

Opt. Express 20(10), 11445-11450 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional reconstruction of blood vessels extracted from retinal fundus images

Opt. Express 20(10), 11451-11465 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (6)]

Digital holographic microscopy long-term and real-time monitoring of cell division and changes under simulated zero gravity

Opt. Express 20(10), 11496-11505 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]


Dielectric based resonant guided wave networks

Opt. Express 20(10), 10674-10683 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Asymmetric fishnet metamaterials with strong optical activity

Opt. Express 20(10), 10776-10787 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Oblique incidence ellipsometric characterization and the substrate dependence of visible frequency fishnet metamaterials

Opt. Express 20(10), 11166-11177 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

THz near-field Faraday imaging in hybrid metamaterials

Opt. Express 20(10), 11277-11287 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Spotlight]


Site-selective laser spectroscopy of Nd3+ ions in 0.8CaSiO3-0.2Ca3(PO4)2 biocompatible eutectic glass-ceramics

Opt. Express 20(10), 10701-10711 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Silencing and enhancement of second-harmonic generation in optical gap antennas

Opt. Express 20(10), 10498-10508 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Control of near-infrared supercontinuum bandwidth by adjusting pump pulse duration

Opt. Express 20(10), 10750-10760 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhancing four-wave-mixing processes by nanowire arrays coupled to a gold film

Opt. Express 20(10), 11005-11013 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Random walks and random numbers from supercontinuum generation

Opt. Express 20(10), 11143-11152 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Freeform lens design for LED collimating illumination

Opt. Express 20(10), 10984-10995 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimization of refractive liquid crystal lenses using an efficient multigrid simulation

Opt. Express 20(10), 11159-11165 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Enhancement of light output power in GaN-based light-emitting diodes using hydrothermally grown ZnO micro-walls

Opt. Express 20(10), 10597-10604 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photo-induced SNAP: fabrication, trimming, and tuning of microresonator chains

Opt. Express 20(10), 10684-10691 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical configuration for symmetric and high contrast ratio in three-dimensional polarization switching display

Opt. Express 20(10), 11389-11395 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of SiNx-based photonic crystals on GaN-based LED devices with patterned sapphire substrate by nanoimprint lithography

Opt. Express 20(10), 11423-11432 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Role of interfering optical fields in the trapping and melting of gold nanorods and related clusters

Opt. Express 20(10), 10963-10970 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectroscopy of 3D-trapped particles inside a hollow-core microstructured optical fiber

Opt. Express 20(10), 11232-11240 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Looking through the mirror: Optical microcavity-mirror image photonic interaction

Opt. Express 20(10), 11247-11255 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Circular motion of particles suspended in a Gaussian beam with circular polarization validates the spin part of the internal energy flow

Opt. Express 20(10), 11351-11356 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Optics at Surfaces

Imaging slit-coupled surface plasmon polaritons using conventional optical microscopy

Opt. Express 20(10), 10526-10537 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Handedness-sensitive emission of surface plasmon polaritons by elliptical nanohole ensembles

Opt. Express 20(10), 10538-10544 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulating light scattering from supported plasmonic nanowires

Opt. Express 20(10), 10816-10826 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Interacting plasmon and phonon polaritons in aligned nano- and microwires

Opt. Express 20(10), 10879-10887 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface plasmon resonances in periodic and random patterns of gold nano-disks for broadband light harvesting

Opt. Express 20(10), 11466-11477 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Active metal strip hybrid plasmonic waveguide with low critical material gain

Opt. Express 20(10), 11487-11495 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Figures of merit for microwave photonic phase shifters based on semiconductor optical amplifiers

Opt. Express 20(10), 10519-10525 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Effects of overgrown p-layer on the emission characteristics of the InGaN/GaN quantum wells in a high-indium light-emitting diode

Opt. Express 20(10), 11321-11335 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Over 67 GHz bandwidth hybrid silicon electroabsorption modulator with asymmetric segmented electrode for 1.3 μm transmission

Opt. Express 20(10), 11529-11535 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals

Reconfigurable photonic crystal waveguides created by selective liquid infiltration

Opt. Express 20(10), 11046-11056 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Electromagnetic field energy density in homogeneous negative index materials

Opt. Express 20(10), 11370-11381 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

A nanodiamond-tapered fiber system with high single-mode coupling efficiency

Opt. Express 20(10), 10490-10497 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Resonant gain suppression and superluminal group velocity in a multilevel system

Opt. Express 20(10), 10712-10720 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

EIT-based all-optical switching and cross-phase modulation under the influence of four-wave mixing

Opt. Express 20(10), 11057-11063 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of non-classical correlated photon pairs via a ladder-type atomic configuration: theory and experiment

Opt. Express 20(10), 11433-11444 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Satellite peaks in the scattering of light from the two-dimensional randomly rough surface of a dielectric film on a planar metal surface

Opt. Express 20(10), 11336-11350 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Refractive index sensor based on tilted fiber Bragg grating and stimulated Brillouin scattering

Opt. Express 20(10), 10853-10858 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

All-fiber Mach-Zehnder interferometers for sensing applications

Opt. Express 20(10), 11109-11120 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of plasmonic grating structures towards optimum signal discrimination for biosensing applications

Opt. Express 20(10), 11357-11369 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar Energy

Optimal design of light trapping in thin-film solar cells enhanced with graded SiNx and SiOxNy structure

Opt. Express 20(10), 11121-11136 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced photon absorption of single nanowire α-Si solar cells modulated by silver core

Opt. Express 20(10), 11506-11516 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Broadband near-field mid-infrared spectroscopy and application to phonon resonances in quartz

Opt. Express 20(10), 11064-11072 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Ultrafast mid-infrared spectroscopy by chirped pulse upconversion in 1800-1000cm−1 region

Opt. Express 20(10), 10562-10571 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Deep-blue supercontinnum sources with optimum taper profiles – verification of GAM

Opt. Express 20(10), 10635-10645 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Optical and structural performance of the Al(1%wtSi)/Zr reflection multilayers in the 17–19nm region

Opt. Express 20(10), 10692-10700 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Magnetical and electrical tuning of transient photovoltaic effects in manganite-based heterojunctions

Opt. Express 20(S3), A406-A411 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Nanophotonic light trapping with patterned transparent conductive oxides

Opt. Express 20(S3), A385-A394 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nano-patterned glass superstrates with different aspect ratios for enhanced light harvesting in a-Si:H thin film solar cells

Opt. Express 20(S3), A412-A417 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Plasmonic-photonic arrays with aperiodic spiral order for ultra-thin film solar cells

Opt. Express 20(S3), A418-A430 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar Concentrators

Progress in phosphors and filters for luminescent solar concentrators

Opt. Express 20(S3), A395-A405 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Overcoming the black body limit in plasmonic and graphene near-field thermophotovoltaic systems

Opt. Express 20(S3), A366-A384 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

SMS-based optimization strategy for ultra-compact SWIR telephoto lens design:erratum

Opt. Express 20(10), 11581-11581 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Experimental and numerical analysis on temporal dynamics of polarization switching in an injection-locked 1.55-μm wavelength VCSEL: errata

Opt. Express 20(10), 11382-11382 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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