OSA Publishing

8 October 2012, Volume 20, Issue 21, pp. 22976-24093   116 articles


Adaptive Optics

Characterization of the dynamic mechanical stability of liquid-filled lenses

Opt. Express 20(21), 23720-23727 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Demonstration of up-conversion fluorescence from Ar clusters in intense free-electron-laser fields

Opt. Express 20(21), 23174-23179 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Reduced dark counts in optimized geometries for superconducting nanowire single photon detectors

Opt. Express 20(21), 23610-23616 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Extending single-photon optimized superconducting transition edge sensors beyond the single-photon counting regime

Opt. Express 20(21), 23798-23810 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Periodic and aperiodic liquid crystal-polymer composite structures realized via spatial light modulator direct holography

Opt. Express 20(21), 23138-23143 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherent stitching of light in multilayered diffractive optical elements

Opt. Express 20(21), 23960-23970 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Demonstration of bi-directional LED visible light communication using TDD traffic with mitigation of reflection interference

Opt. Express 20(21), 23019-23024 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mechanisms of optical losses in Bi:SiO2 glass fibers

Opt. Express 20(21), 23186-23200 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

512 QAM transmission over 240 km using frequency-domain equalization in a digital coherent receiver

Opt. Express 20(21), 23383-23389 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coupled Manakov equations in multimode fibers with strongly coupled groups of modes

Opt. Express 20(21), 23436-23441 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance analysis of short-range NLOS UV communication system using Monte Carlo simulation based on measured channel parameters

Opt. Express 20(21), 23489-23501 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultra-stable long distance optical frequency distribution using the Internet fiber network

Opt. Express 20(21), 23518-23526 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance influence of FCA and nonlinear FCD to the Mach-Zehnder-Interference based silicon DPSK generation

Opt. Express 20(21), 23527-23534 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A new technique for 100-fold increase in the FSR of optical recirculating delay line filters using a time compression unit

Opt. Express 20(21), 23570-23581 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Staged demodulation and decoding

Opt. Express 20(21), 23728-23734 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive frequency-domain equalization for the transmission of the fundamental mode in a few-mode fiber

Opt. Express 20(21), 24010-24017 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Acceleration of integral imaging based incoherent Fourier hologram capture using graphic processing unit

Opt. Express 20(21), 23735-23743 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Image Processing

Improved Fourier-based characterization of intracellular fractal features

Opt. Express 20(21), 23442-23455 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive enhancement of optical fringe patterns by selective reconstruction using FABEMD algorithm and Hilbert spiral transform

Opt. Express 20(21), 23463-23479 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of image distortion based on light ray field by multi-view and horizontal parallax only integral imaging display

Opt. Express 20(21), 23755-23768 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement limitations in knife-edge tomographic phase retrieval of focused IR laser beams

Opt. Express 20(21), 23875-23886 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Integrated spectral-polarization imaging sensor with aluminum nanowire polarization filters

Opt. Express 20(21), 22997-23012 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization sensitive terahertz imaging: detection of birefringence and optical axis

Opt. Express 20(21), 23025-23035 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Depth extraction of 3D objects using axially distributed image sensing

Opt. Express 20(21), 23044-23052 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum limits of super-resolution of optical sparse objects via sparsity constraint

Opt. Express 20(21), 23235-23252 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dispersion compensation in Fourier domain optical coherence tomography using the fractional Fourier transform

Opt. Express 20(21), 23398-23413 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Pattern-Integrated Interference Lithography: Prospects for Nano- and Microelectronics

Opt. Express 20(21), 23643-23652 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A system-level simulator for indoor mmW SAR imaging and its applications

Opt. Express 20(21), 23811-23820 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Novel approach to optical profiler with gradient focal point methods

Opt. Express 20(21), 23061-23073 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-quadrant area structure function analysis for optical surface characterization

Opt. Express 20(21), 23275-23280 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Chalmers interferometric test using a reflective spatial light modulator

Opt. Express 20(21), 23865-23874 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Enhanced monolithically integrated coherent 120° downconverter with high fabrication yield

Opt. Express 20(21), 23013-23018 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultra-low power generation of twin photons in a compact silicon ring resonator

Opt. Express 20(21), 23100-23107 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Echelle grating silicon multi/demultiplexers with single-reflection total internal reflectors

Opt. Express 20(21), 23582-23586 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of cladding layer and subsequent heat treatment on hydrogenated amorphous silicon waveguides

Opt. Express 20(21), 23676-23683 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Development and integration of xerogel polymeric absorbance micro-filters into lab-on-chip systems

Opt. Express 20(21), 23700-23719 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Submicrometer-wide amorphous and polycrystalline anatase TiO2 waveguides for microphotonic devices

Opt. Express 20(21), 23821-23831 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Low TPA and free-carrier effects in silicon nanocrystal-based horizontal slot waveguides

Opt. Express 20(21), 23838-23845 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Reconfigurable optical routers based on 
Coupled Resonator Induced Transparency resonances

Opt. Express 20(21), 23856-23864 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Visible-band dispersion by a tapered air-core Bragg waveguide

Opt. Express 20(21), 23906-23911 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mode conversion using optical analogy of shortcut to adiabatic passage in engineered multimode waveguides

Opt. Express 20(21), 24085-24092 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Microfabrication

Non-ablative texturing of silicon surface with a continuous wave fiber laser

Opt. Express 20(21), 23180-23185 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Widely tunable mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers using sampled grating reflectors

Opt. Express 20(21), 23339-23348 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Switchable dual-wavelength SOA-based fiber laser with continuous tunability over the C-band at room-temperature

Opt. Express 20(21), 23367-23373 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High-spectral-radiance, red-emitting tapered diode lasers with monolithically integrated distributed Bragg reflector surface gratings

Opt. Express 20(21), 23374-23382 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Attosecond timing jitter pulse trains from semiconductor saturable absorber mode-locked Cr:LiSAF lasers

Opt. Express 20(21), 23422-23435 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Power-efficient III-V/Silicon external cavity DBR lasers

Opt. Express 20(21), 23456-23462 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

275 W average output power from a femtosecond thin disk oscillator operated in a vacuum environment

Opt. Express 20(21), 23535-23541 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dissipative soliton generation from a graphene oxide mode-locked Er-doped fiber laser

Opt. Express 20(21), 23653-23658 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A 31 mW, 280 fs passively mode-locked fiber soliton laser using a high heat-resistant SWNT/P3HT saturable absorber coated with siloxane

Opt. Express 20(21), 23659-23665 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

DFB laser based on single mode large effective area heavy concentration EDF

Opt. Express 20(21), 23684-23689 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser action in Nd3+-doped lanthanum oxysulfide powders

Opt. Express 20(21), 23690-23699 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

400 µJ 79 ns amplified pulses from a Q-switched fiber laser using an Yb3+-doped fiber saturable absorber

Opt. Express 20(21), 23778-23789 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

THz quantum cascade lasers with wafer bonded active regions

Opt. Express 20(21), 23832-23837 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Random lasing in blue phase liquid crystals

Opt. Express 20(21), 23978-23984 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Transform-limited pulse generation in normal cavity dispersion erbium doped single-walled carbon nanotubes mode-locked fiber ring laser

Opt. Express 20(21), 23994-24001 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Microwave and optical saturable absorption in graphene

Opt. Express 20(21), 23201-23214 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical analyses of the formation of a silver nanoparticle-containing layer in glass

Opt. Express 20(21), 23227-23234 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Raman probing of competitive laser heating and local recrystallization effect in ZnO nanocrystals

Opt. Express 20(21), 23281-23289 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Imaging Fourier transform endospectroscopy for in vivo and in situ multispectral imaging

Opt. Express 20(21), 23349-23360 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Active tremor cancellation by a “Smart” handheld vitreoretinal microsurgical tool using swept source optical coherence tomography

Opt. Express 20(21), 23414-23421 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lateral shearing digital holographic imaging of small biological specimens

Opt. Express 20(21), 23617-23622 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A 2.5-mm diameter probe for photoacoustic and ultrasonic endoscopy

Opt. Express 20(21), 23944-23953 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Internal homogenization: Effective permittivity of a coated sphere

Opt. Express 20(21), 22976-22986 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable dual-band perfect absorbers based on extraordinary optical transmission and Fabry-Perot cavity resonance

Opt. Express 20(21), 24002-24009 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dependence of LC resonance wavelength on size of silver split-ring resonator fabricated by nanosphere lithography

Opt. Express 20(21), 24059-24067 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Concurrent polarization retrieval in multi-heterodyne scanning near-field optical microscopy: validation on silicon form-birefringent grating

Opt. Express 20(21), 23088-23099 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis on enhanced depth of field for integral imaging microscope

Opt. Express 20(21), 23480-23488 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Terahertz radiation shaping based on optical spectrum modulation in the time domain

Opt. Express 20(21), 23117-23125 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable 2-μm optical vortex parametric oscillator

Opt. Express 20(21), 23666-23675 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Axially symmetric polarization converter made of patterned liquid crystal quarter wave plate

Opt. Express 20(21), 23036-23043 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband and robust optical waveguide devices using coherent tunnelling adiabatic passage

Opt. Express 20(21), 23108-23116 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Improvement of light extraction efficiency of GaN-based light-emitting diodes using Ag nanostructure and indium tin oxide grating

Opt. Express 20(21), 23290-23299 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization-independent visible wavelength filter incorporating a symmetric metal-dielectric resonant structure

Opt. Express 20(21), 23769-23777 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation of the in-plane-switching blue-phase liquid crystal using the director model

Opt. Express 20(21), 23954-23959 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spoof four-wave mixing for all-optical wavelength conversion

Opt. Express 20(21), 24030-24037 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Dual-beam interference from a lensed multicore fiber and its application to optical trapping

Opt. Express 20(21), 23156-23161 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Optical levitation of a non-spherical particle in a loosely focused Gaussian beam

Opt. Express 20(21), 24068-24084 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Infrared surface plasmon resonance of AZO-Ag-AZO sandwich thin films

Opt. Express 20(21), 23215-23226 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of electrically driven hybrid vanadium dioxide (VO2) plasmonic switches

Opt. Express 20(21), 23598-23609 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Bimodal behavior and isobestic transition pathway in surface plasmon resonance sensing

Opt. Express 20(21), 23630-23642 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Metal-assisted photonic mode for ultrasmall bending with long propagation length at visible wavelengths

Opt. Express 20(21), 23898-23905 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface plasmons on zig-zag gratings

Opt. Express 20(21), 23921-23926 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Berreman mode and epsilon near zero mode

Opt. Express 20(21), 23971-23977 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Graphene–assisted critically–coupled optical ring modulator

Opt. Express 20(21), 23144-23155 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Full spectrum millimeter-wave modulation

Opt. Express 20(21), 23623-23629 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Parabasal field decomposition and its application to non-paraxial propagation

Opt. Express 20(21), 23502-23517 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Considerations on the electromagnetic flow in Airy beams based on the Gouy phase

Opt. Express 20(21), 23553-23558 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

All linear optical devices are mode converters

Opt. Express 20(21), 23985-23993 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Experimental quantum teleportation over a high-loss free-space channel

Opt. Express 20(21), 23126-23137 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spontaneous emission enhancement of a single molecule by a double-sphere nanoantenna across an interface

Opt. Express 20(21), 23331-23338 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Observation of the fluorescence spectrum for a driven cascade model system in atomic beam

Opt. Express 20(21), 23559-23569 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Entangled Bessel-Gaussian beams

Opt. Express 20(21), 23589-23597 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

MHz rate and efficient synchronous heralding of single photons at telecom wavelengths

Opt. Express 20(21), 23846-23855 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


A case study on the reciprocity in light scattering computations

Opt. Express 20(21), 23253-23274 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Scattering through fruits during ripening: laser speckle technique correlated to biochemical and fluorescence measurements

Opt. Express 20(21), 23887-23897 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Single beam grating coupled interferometry: high resolution miniaturized label-free sensor for plate based parallel screening

Opt. Express 20(21), 23162-23173 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Sensing characteristics of the rocking filters in microstructured fibers optimized for hydrostatic pressure measurements

Opt. Express 20(21), 23320-23330 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Interference-free coherence dynamics of gas-phase molecules using spectral focusing

Opt. Express 20(21), 23390-23397 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermo-optic coefficient measurement of liquids based on simultaneous temperature and refractive index sensing capability of a two-mode fiber interferometric probe

Opt. Express 20(21), 23744-23754 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Theoretical design of shadowing masks for uniform coatings on spherical substrates in planetary rotation systems

Opt. Express 20(21), 23790-23797 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Triple-wavelength, narrowband Mg/SiC multilayers with corrosion barriers and high peak reflectance in the 25-80 nm wavelength region

Opt. Express 20(21), 24018-24029 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

THz-driven nonlinear intersubband dynamics in quantum wells

Opt. Express 20(21), 23053-23060 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamic optical arbitrary waveform generation with amplitude controlled by interference of two FBG arrays

Opt. Express 20(21), 23074-23081 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Direct measurement of group delay dispersion in metamagnetics for ultrafast pulse shaping

Opt. Express 20(21), 23082-23087 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Active Bragg angle compensation for shaping ultrafast mid-infrared pulses

Opt. Express 20(21), 23912-23920 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Sub-1.5-cycle pulses from a single filament

Opt. Express 20(21), 24049-24058 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Analysis of light emitting diode array lighting system based on human vision: normal and abnormal uniformity condition

Opt. Express 20(21), 23927-23943 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Polychromatic X-ray tomography: direct quantitative phase reconstruction

Opt. Express 20(21), 23361-23366 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantitative X-ray wavefront measurements of Fresnel zone plate and K-B mirrors using phase retrieval

Opt. Express 20(21), 24038-24048 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

On-chip spectrometer with a circular-hole defect for optical sensing applications: errata

Opt. Express 20(21), 24093-24093 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Perturbative analysis of coherent combining efficiency with mismatched lasers: errata

Opt. Express 20(21), 23587-23518 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Power dependence of supercontinuum noise in uniform and tapered PCFs: erratum

Opt. Express 20(21), 23318-23319 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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