OSA Publishing

27 August 2012, Volume 20, Issue 18, pp. 19612-20799   116 articles


Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Estimation of broadband emissivity (8-12um) from ASTER data by using RM-NN

Opt. Express 20(18), 20096-20101 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A simple optical model to estimate diffuse attenuation coefficient of photosynthetically active radiation in an extremely turbid lake from surface reflectance

Opt. Express 20(18), 20482-20493 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Exponentiated Weibull distribution family under aperture averaging Gaussian beam waves: comment

Opt. Express 20(18), 20680-20683 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Reply to comment on “The exponentiated Weibull distribution family under aperture averaging for Gaussian beam waves”

Opt. Express 20(18), 20684-20687 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric correction of satellite ocean color imagery using the ultraviolet wavelength for highly turbid waters

Opt. Express 20(18), 20754-20770 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Revealing the multi-electron effects in sequential double ionization using classical simulations

Opt. Express 20(18), 20201-20209 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Strong correlations between incoherent vortices

Opt. Express 20(18), 19708-19713 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-frequency laser Doppler velocimeter for speckle noise reduction and coherence enhancement

Opt. Express 20(18), 20255-20265 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Vulnerability of CMOS image sensors in megajoule class laser harsh environment

Opt. Express 20(18), 20028-20042 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

170 GHz uni-traveling carrier photodiodes for
InP-based photonic integrated circuits

Opt. Express 20(18), 20090-20095 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Low-jitter single flux quantum signal readout from superconducting single photon detector

Opt. Express 20(18), 20115-20123 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhancement of ultraviolet detecting by coupling the photoconductive behavior of GaN nanowires and p-n junction

Opt. Express 20(18), 20748-20753 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Sub-wavelength GaN-based membrane high contrast grating reflectors

Opt. Express 20(18), 20551-20557 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Integrated hybrid Si/InGaAs 50 Gb/s DQPSK receiver

Opt. Express 20(18), 19726-19734 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Marked performance improvement of 256 QAM transmission using a digital back-propagation method

Opt. Express 20(18), 19815-19821 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Linear and nonlinear propagation of optical Nyquist pulses in fibers

Opt. Express 20(18), 19836-19849 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Stepwise fabrication of arbitrary fiber optic tapers

Opt. Express 20(18), 19893-19904 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Fiber nonlinearity compensation for OFDM super-channels using optical phase conjugation

Opt. Express 20(18), 19921-19927 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High phase noise tolerant pilot-tone-aided DP-QPSK optical communication systems

Opt. Express 20(18), 19990-19995 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical 16-QAM-52-OFDM transmission at 4 Gbit/s by directly modulating a coherently injection-locked colorless laser diode

Opt. Express 20(18), 20071-20077 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A complex-weighted, decision-aided, maximum-likelihood carrier phase and frequency-offset estimation algorithm for coherent optical detection

Opt. Express 20(18), 20102-20114 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multicore fiber with integrated fiber Bragg gratings for background-free Raman sensing

Opt. Express 20(18), 20156-20169 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Cladding-pumped erbium-doped multicore fiber amplifier

Opt. Express 20(18), 20191-20200 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Semi-guiding high-aspect-ratio core (SHARC) fiber amplifiers with ultra-large core area
for single-mode kW operation
in a compact coilable package

Opt. Express 20(18), 20238-20254 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

On the optimum signal constellation design for high-speed optical transport networks

Opt. Express 20(18), 20396-20406 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Measuring higher-order modes in a low-loss, hollow-core, photonic-bandgap fiber

Opt. Express 20(18), 20494-20505 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Tm:fiber MOPA with polarized output and narrow linewidth with 100 W average power

Opt. Express 20(18), 20558-20563 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Test of spectral emission and absorption characteristics of active optical fibers by direct side pumping

Opt. Express 20(18), 20623-20628 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Extending Nodal Aberration Theory to include mount-induced aberrations with application to freeform surfaces

Opt. Express 20(18), 20139-20155 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Quasi-nonvolatile storage in Ru-doped Bi12SiO20 crystals by two-wavelength holography

Opt. Express 20(18), 19628-19634 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence holography by achromatic 3-D field correlation of generic thermal light with an imaging Sagnac shearing interferometer

Opt. Express 20(18), 19658-19669 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Selectable-wavelength low-coherence digital holography with chromatic phase shifter

Opt. Express 20(18), 19744-19756 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Algorithm for reconstructing wide space-bandwidth information in parallel two-step phase-shifting digital holography

Opt. Express 20(18), 19806-19814 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Reconstruction of objects above and below the objective focal plane with dimensional fidelity by FINCH fluorescence microscopy

Opt. Express 20(18), 19822-19835 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-shot femtosecond-pulsed phase-shifting digital holography

Opt. Express 20(18), 20286-20291 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Wavefront reconstruction by modal decomposition

Opt. Express 20(18), 19714-19725 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Hierarchical Bayesian estimation improves depth accuracy and spatial resolution of diffuse optical tomography

Opt. Express 20(18), 20427-20446 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

High-throughput optical coherence tomography at 800 nm

Opt. Express 20(18), 19612-19617 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamic three-dimensional tracking of single fluorescent nanoparticles deep inside living tissue

Opt. Express 20(18), 19697-19707 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Crosstalk reduction in auto-stereoscopic projection 3D display system

Opt. Express 20(18), 19757-19768 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Chromatically-corrected, high-efficiency, multi-colour, multi-plane 3D imaging

Opt. Express 20(18), 20705-20714 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Profile measurement of transparent inclined surface with transmitted differential interference contrast shearing interferometer

Opt. Express 20(18), 19868-19881 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Modified Roberts-Langenbeck test for measuring thickness and refractive index variation of silicon wafers

Opt. Express 20(18), 20078-20089 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimum selection of input polarization states in determining the sample Mueller matrix: a dual photoelastic polarimeter approach

Opt. Express 20(18), 20466-20481 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (10)]

Polarization studies for backscattering of RBC suspensions based on Mueller matrix decomposition

Opt. Express 20(18), 20771-20782 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Demonstration of a curved sidewall grating demultiplexer on silicon

Opt. Express 20(18), 19882-19892 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication tolerant polarization splitter and rotator based on a tapered directional coupler

Opt. Express 20(18), 20021-20027 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Second-order nonlinear silicon-organic hybrid waveguides

Opt. Express 20(18), 20506-20515 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Novel hybrid plasmonic waveguide consisting of two identical dielectric nanowires symmetrically placed on each side of a thin metal film

Opt. Express 20(18), 20535-20544 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A semiconductor laser with monolithically integrated dynamic polarization control

Opt. Express 20(18), 20545-20550 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Direct fabrication of silicon photonic devices on a flexible platform and its application for strain sensing

Opt. Express 20(18), 20564-20575 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Spotlight]

Efficient light coupling into in-plane semiconductor nanomembrane photonic devices utilizing a sub-wavelength grating coupler

Opt. Express 20(18), 20659-20665 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced optomechanical interaction in coupled microresonators

Opt. Express 20(18), 20790-20799 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Microfabrication

Focussing over the edge: adaptive subsurface laser fabrication up to the sample face

Opt. Express 20(18), 19978-19989 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Compact MEMS external cavity tunable laser with ultra-narrow linewidth for coherent detection

Opt. Express 20(18), 19670-19682 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Raman fiber laser harmonically mode-locked by exploiting the intermodal beating of CW multimode pump source

Opt. Express 20(18), 19905-19911 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Regrowth-free high-gain InGaAsP/InP active-passive platform via ion implantation

Opt. Express 20(18), 19946-19955 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultraviolet single-frequency coupled optofluidic ring resonator dye laser

Opt. Express 20(18), 19996-20001 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of a high coherence, Brillouin microcavity laser on silicon

Opt. Express 20(18), 20170-20180 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

10-Gb/s direct modulation of polymer-based tunable external cavity lasers

Opt. Express 20(18), 20368-20375 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diode pumped laser operation and spectroscopy of Pr3+:LaF3

Opt. Express 20(18), 20387-20395 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Power scaling of a directly diode-laser-pumped Ti:sapphire laser

Opt. Express 20(18), 20629-20634 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Indirectly pumped 3.7 THz InGaAs/InAlAs quantum-cascade lasers grown by metal-organic vapor-phase epitaxy

Opt. Express 20(18), 20647-20658 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface plasmon-enhanced lasing in dye-doped cholesteric liquid crystals

Opt. Express 20(18), 20698-20704 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Dynamics of transient absorption in bulk DKDP crystals following laser energy deposition

Opt. Express 20(18), 20447-20458 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

A fiber optic probe design to measure depth- limited optical properties in-vivo with Low-coherence Enhanced Backscattering (LEBS) Spectroscopy

Opt. Express 20(18), 19643-19657 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Angiography of the retina and the choroid with phase-resolved OCT using interval-optimized backstitched B-scans

Opt. Express 20(18), 20516-20534 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

flatFLIM: enhancing the dynamic range of frequency domain FLIM

Opt. Express 20(18), 20730-20741 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Resonant metamaterials for contrast enhancement in optical lithography

Opt. Express 20(18), 19928-19935 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Improved signal model for confocal sensors accounting for object depending artifacts

Opt. Express 20(18), 19936-19945 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Confocal light sheet microscopy: micron-scale neuroanatomy of the entire mouse brain

Opt. Express 20(18), 20582-20598 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Enhancement of imaging depth of two-photon microscopy using pinholes: Analytical simulation and experiments

Opt. Express 20(18), 20605-20622 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Half-joule output optical-parametric oscillation by using 10-mm-thick periodically poled Mg-doped congruent LiNbO3

Opt. Express 20(18), 20002-20010 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Modal theory of slow light enhanced third-order nonlinear effects in photonic crystal waveguides

Opt. Express 20(18), 20043-20058 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imprints of the molecular-orbital geometry on the high-harmonic ellipticity

Opt. Express 20(18), 20181-20190 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of ultra-wideband triplet pulses based on four-wave mixing and phase-to-intensity modulation conversion

Opt. Express 20(18), 20222-20227 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous generation and Brillouin amplification of a dark hollow beam with a liquid-core optical fiber

Opt. Express 20(18), 20715-20720 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Edges in CNC polishing: from mirror-segments towards semiconductors, paper 1: edges on processing the global surface

Opt. Express 20(18), 19787-19798 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A frontal projection-type three-dimensional display

Opt. Express 20(18), 20130-20138 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Sputtered ZnO–SiO2 nanocomposite light-emitting diodes with flat-top nanosecond laser treatment

Opt. Express 20(18), 19635-19642 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Submillisecond-response and scattering-free infrared liquid crystal phase modulators

Opt. Express 20(18), 20124-20129 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Excellent color rendering indexes of multi-package white LEDs

Opt. Express 20(18), 20276-20285 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

All-reflective, highly accurate polarization rotator for high-power short-pulse laser systems

Opt. Express 20(18), 20742-20747 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Distributed gain in plasmonic reflectors and its use for terahertz generation

Opt. Express 20(18), 19618-19627 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Shifting of surface plasmon resonance due to electromagnetic coupling between graphene and Au nanoparticles

Opt. Express 20(18), 19690-19696 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Amplified all-optical polarization phase modulator assisted by a local surface plasmon in Au-hybrid CdSe quantum dots

Opt. Express 20(18), 19735-19743 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Study on spontaneous emission in complex multilayered plasmonic system via surface integral equation approach with layered medium Green’s function

Opt. Express 20(18), 20210-20221 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Plasmonic mode converter for controlling optical impedance and nanoscale light-matter interaction

Opt. Express 20(18), 20342-20355 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Phase transition in crowd synchrony of delay-coupled multilayer laser networks

Opt. Express 20(18), 19683-19689 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Cascadable excitability in microrings

Opt. Express 20(18), 20292-20308 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimal wavelength-space crossbar switches for supercomputer optical interconnects

Opt. Express 20(18), 20407-20426 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Complementary apodized grating waveguides for tunable optical delay lines

Opt. Express 20(18), 19859-19867 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Switching energy limits of waveguide-coupled graphene-on-graphene optical modulators

Opt. Express 20(18), 20330-20341 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals

Design of a compact mode and polarization converter in three-dimensional photonic crystals

Opt. Express 20(18), 20356-20367 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Asymmetric light propagation in chirped photonic crystal waveguides

Opt. Express 20(18), 20635-20646 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Analytic description of Airy-type beams when truncated by finite apertures

Opt. Express 20(18), 19972-19977 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Non-paraxial TM01 and TE01 from Laguerre-Gauss angular spectrum

Opt. Express 20(18), 20228-20237 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Photophysics of single silicon vacancy centers in diamond: implications for single photon emission

Opt. Express 20(18), 19956-19971 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing

Volume flow calculations on gas leaks imaged with infrared gas-correlation

Opt. Express 20(18), 20318-20329 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Highly range-resolved ammonia detection using near-field picosecond differential absorption lidar

Opt. Express 20(18), 20688-20697 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Boosting the directivity of optical antennas with magnetic and electric dipolar resonant particles

Opt. Express 20(18), 20376-20386 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

All-dielectric optical nanoantennas

Opt. Express 20(18), 20599-20604 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Perfect transmission through Anderson localized systems mediated by a cluster of localized modes

Opt. Express 20(18), 20721-20729 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Photonic crystal-based all-optical on-chip sensor

Opt. Express 20(18), 19912-19920 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly sensitive biosensor based on UV-imprinted layered polymeric–inorganic composite waveguides

Opt. Express 20(18), 20309-20317 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Continuous wavelet transform for non-stationary vibration detection with phase-OTDR

Opt. Express 20(18), 20459-20465 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Low-temperature THz time domain waveguide spectrometer with butt-coupled emitter and detector crystal

Opt. Express 20(18), 19769-19777 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imbalanced initial populations between dark and bright states in semiconductor quantum dots

Opt. Express 20(18), 19850-19858 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Frequency-domain optical probing of coherent spins in nanocrystal quantum dots

Opt. Express 20(18), 20011-20020 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Optical characteristics of silicon nanowires grown from tin catalyst layers on silicon coated glass

Opt. Express 20(18), 20266-20275 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Two-dimensional plasma current and optimized terahertz generation in two-color photoionization

Opt. Express 20(18), 19778-19786 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A hollow beam supercontinuum generation by the supermode superposition in a GeO2 doped triangular-core photonic crystal fiber

Opt. Express 20(18), 19799-19805 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz substance imaging by waveform shaping

Opt. Express 20(18), 20783-20789 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Determination of optimal converting point of color temperature conversion complied with ANSI C78. 377 for indoor solid-state lighting and display applications

Opt. Express 20(18), 20059-20070 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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