OSA Publishing

19 November 2012, Volume 20, Issue 24, pp. 26099-27475   140 articles


Focus Issue Introduction: Nonlinear Photonics

Opt. Express 20(24), 27212-27219 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optical Parametric Amplifiers

Alleviation of additional phase noise in fiber optical parametric amplifier based signal regenerator

Opt. Express 20(24), 27254-27264 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental investigation of pulse generation with one-pump fiber optical parametric amplification

Opt. Express 20(24), 27344-27354 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase regeneration of DPSK signals in a highly nonlinear lead-silicate W-type fiber

Opt. Express 20(24), 27419-27424 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Four-Wave Mixing in Waveguides and Fibers

Bragg-Scattering conversion at telecom wavelengths towards the photon counting regime

Opt. Express 20(24), 27220-27225 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photon-pair generation in arrays of cubic nonlinear waveguides

Opt. Express 20(24), 27441-27446 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Frequency Comb Generation

Broadband parametric frequency comb generation with a 1-μm pump source

Opt. Express 20(24), 26935-26941 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Kerr frequency comb generation in overmoded resonators

Opt. Express 20(24), 27290-27298 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Stable, dual mode, high repetition rate mode-locked laser based on a microring resonator

Opt. Express 20(24), 27355-27363 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Graphene as a Saturable Absorber

Polarization rotation vector solitons in a graphene mode-locked fiber laser

Opt. Express 20(24), 27283-27289 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical switch consisting of two-stage interferometers controlled by using saturable absorption of monolayer graphene

Opt. Express 20(24), 27322-27330 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Shock wave far-field in ordered and disordered nonlocal media

Opt. Express 20(24), 27369-27375 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Rejuvenation in scale-free optics and enhanced diffraction cancellation life-time

Opt. Express 20(24), 27382-27387 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Photonics in Optical Fibers

Analytic theory of fiber-optic Raman polarizers

Opt. Express 20(24), 27242-27247 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

RIN transfer in random distributed feedback fiber lasers

Opt. Express 20(24), 27376-27381 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Effects of nonlinear phase modulation on Bragg scattering in the low-conversion regime

Opt. Express 20(24), 27454-27475 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals

Multiplexing complex two-dimensional photonic superlattices

Opt. Express 20(24), 27331-27343 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Enhancement of a nano cavity lifetime by induced slow light and nonlinear dispersions

Opt. Express 20(24), 27403-27410 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization Control and Vector Solitons

Demonstration of polarization pulling using a fiber-optic parametric amplifier

Opt. Express 20(24), 27248-27253 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Vector solitons with locked and precessing states of polarization

Opt. Express 20(24), 27434-27440 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Signal Processing in X(2) Materials

High resolution time-to-space conversion of sub-picosecond pulses at 1.55µm by non-degenerate SFG in PPLN crystal

Opt. Express 20(24), 27388-27395 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable all-optical wavelength broadcasting in a PPLN with multiple QPM peaks

Opt. Express 20(24), 27425-27433 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Signal Processing in X(3) Bulk Materials

Optical limiting and spectral stabilization in segmented photonic lattices

Opt. Express 20(24), 27299-27310 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical technique for modulation format conversion from NRZ-OOK to RZ-16QAM employing nonlinear optical loop mirror with 1:2 coupler

Opt. Express 20(24), 27311-27321 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Bistability suppression and low threshold switching using frozen light at a degenerate band edge waveguide

Opt. Express 20(24), 27363-27368 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Spatial Solitons in Nonlinear Materials

Beam steering using optical parametric amplification in Kerr medium: a space-time analogy of parametric slow-light

Opt. Express 20(24), 27396-27402 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Waveguide properties of the asymmetric collision between two bright spatial solitons in Kerr media

Opt. Express 20(24), 27411-27418 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Supercontinuum Generation and Ultra-Short Pulses

Attosecond ionization control for broadband supercontinuum generation using a weak 400-nm few-cycle controlling pulse

Opt. Express 20(24), 27226-27241 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Time-domain model of quantum-dot semiconductor optical amplifiers for wideband optical signals

Opt. Express 20(24), 27265-27282 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Three key regimes of single pulse generation per round trip of all-normal-dispersion fiber lasers mode-locked with nonlinear polarization rotation

Opt. Express 20(24), 27447-27453 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive Optics

Frequency based design of modal controllers for adaptive optics systems

Opt. Express 20(24), 27108-27122 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Time domain measurement of the THz refractivity of water vapor

Opt. Express 20(24), 26208-26218 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A photon-counting spatial-diversity-and-multiplexing MIMO scheme for Poisson atmospheric channels relying on Q-ary PPM

Opt. Express 20(24), 26379-26393 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Electromagnetic non-uniformly correlated beams in turbulent atmosphere

Opt. Express 20(24), 26458-26463 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A new instrument for measuring the high dynamic range radiance distribution in near-surface sea water

Opt. Express 20(24), 27024-27038 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Markov speckle for efficient random bit generation

Opt. Express 20(24), 26394-26410 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Improving CMOS-compatible Germanium photodetectors

Opt. Express 20(24), 26345-26350 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamic BOTDA measurements based on Brillouin phase-shift and RF demodulation

Opt. Express 20(24), 26942-26949 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Improvement of measurement uncertainties in laser power detector calibration by convolving with the detector’s impulse response function

Opt. Express 20(24), 27018-27023 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Obstructive micro diffracting structures as an alternative to plasmonics nano slits for making efficient microlenses

Opt. Express 20(24), 26542-26547 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spoof-plasmon relevant one-way collimation and multiplexing at beaming from a slit in metallic grating

Opt. Express 20(24), 26636-26648 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High efficiency, high selectivity ultra-thin resonant diffractive elements

Opt. Express 20(24), 26714-26724 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Strong polarization dependence in the optical transmission through a bull’s eye with an elliptical sub-wavelength aperture

Opt. Express 20(24), 26798-26805 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Rotatable diffractive gratings based on hybrid-aligned cholesteric liquid crystals

Opt. Express 20(24), 26837-26844 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Ultrafast wavelength conversion via cross-phase modulation in hydrogenated amorphous silicon optical fibers

Opt. Express 20(24), 26110-26116 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Linear phase-and-frequency-modulated photonic links using optical discriminators

Opt. Express 20(24), 26292-26298 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laminated polymer waveguide fan-out device for uncoupled multi-core fibers

Opt. Express 20(24), 26317-26325 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mode area scaling with all-solid photonic bandgap fibers

Opt. Express 20(24), 26363-26372 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mitigation of Rayleigh crosstalk using noise suppression technique in 10-Gb/s REAM-SOA

Opt. Express 20(24), 26373-26378 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A Raman amplified GPON reach extension system using parameters of a deployed fiber

Opt. Express 20(24), 26473-26479 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Novel optical fiber design for low-cost optical interconnects in consumer applications

Opt. Express 20(24), 26528-26541 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance of carrier phase recovery for electronically dispersion compensated coherent systems

Opt. Express 20(24), 26568-26582 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance improvement of FSO/CDMA systems over dispersive turbulence channel using multi-wavelength PPM signaling

Opt. Express 20(24), 26786-26797 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Rapid and complete hitless defragmentation method using a coherent RX LO with fast wavelength tracking in elastic optical networks

Opt. Express 20(24), 26958-26968 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly birefringent dual-mode microstructured fiber with enhanced polarimetric strain sensitivity of the second order mode

Opt. Express 20(24), 26996-27002 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Modeling and characterization of a few-mode EDFA supporting four mode groups for mode division multiplexing

Opt. Express 20(24), 27051-27061 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mid-infrared 2000-nm bandwidth supercontinuum generation in suspended-core microstructured Sulfide and Tellurite optical fibers

Opt. Express 20(24), 27083-27093 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generating tunable optical pulses over the ultrabroad range of 1.6–2.5 μm in GeO2-doped silica fibers with an Er:fiber laser source

Opt. Express 20(24), 27102-27107 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Cancellation of photodiode-induced second harmonic distortion using single side band modulation from a dual parallel Mach-Zehnder

Opt. Express 20(24), 27163-27173 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Binary Mask Programmable Hologram

Opt. Express 20(24), 26480-26485 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Image Processing

Experimental realization of optical eigenmode super-resolution

Opt. Express 20(24), 26424-26433 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-transmitter aperture synthesis with Zernike based aberration correction

Opt. Express 20(24), 26448-26457 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

3D passive integral imaging using compressive sensing

Opt. Express 20(24), 26624-26635 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Super-resolution photon-efficient imaging by nanometric double-helix point spread function localization of emitters (SPINDLE)

Opt. Express 20(24), 26681-26695 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Motion-parallax smoothness of short-, medium-, and long-distance 3D image presentation using multi-view displays

Opt. Express 20(24), 27180-27197 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Correlation matching method for high-precision position detection of optical vortex using Shack–Hartmann wavefront sensor

Opt. Express 20(24), 26099-26109 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement errors induced by deformation of optical axes of achromatic waveplate retarders in RRFP Stokes polarimeters

Opt. Express 20(24), 26649-26666 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-channel low-coherence interferometry and its application to quantitative phase imaging of fingerprints

Opt. Express 20(24), 26906-26912 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Differential measurement scheme for Brillouin Optical Correlation Domain Analysis

Opt. Express 20(24), 27094-27101 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time displacement measurement immune from atmospheric parameters using optical frequency combs

Opt. Express 20(24), 27133-27146 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Taming the flow of light via active magneto-optical impurities

Opt. Express 20(24), 26200-26207 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Sideband spectroscopy and dispersion measurement in microcavities

Opt. Express 20(24), 26337-26344 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Novel microwave photonic fractional Hilbert transformer using a ring resonator-based optical all-pass filter

Opt. Express 20(24), 26499-26510 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Refractive index profiling of an optical waveguide from the determination of the effective index with measured differential fields

Opt. Express 20(24), 26766-26777 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Non-classical interference in integrated 3D multiports

Opt. Express 20(24), 26895-26905 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Electro-optical tunable waveguide Bragg gratings in lithium niobate induced by femtosecond laser writing

Opt. Express 20(24), 26922-26928 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous retrieval of fluidic refractive index and surface adsorbed molecular film thickness using silicon wire waveguide biosensors

Opt. Express 20(24), 26969-26977 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Encoding and decoding of orbital angular momentum for wireless optical interconnects on chip

Opt. Express 20(24), 26986-26995 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (8)]

Geometric requirements for photonic lanterns in space division multiplexing

Opt. Express 20(24), 27123-27132 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Microfabrication

Evolution of hole shape and size during short and ultrashort pulse laser deep drilling

Opt. Express 20(24), 27147-27154 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Lasers and Laser Optics

Traveling wave electrode design of electro-optically modulated coupled-cavity surface-emitting lasers

Opt. Express 20(24), 26184-26199 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Widely tuneable fiber optical parametric amplifier for coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy

Opt. Express 20(24), 26583-26595 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

75 MW few-cycle mid-infrared pulses from a collinear apodized APPLN-based OPCPA

Opt. Express 20(24), 26888-26894 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Sideband-controllable mode-locking fiber laser based on chirped fiber Bragg gratings

Opt. Express 20(24), 27045-27050 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Wafer-scale highly-transparent and superhydrophilic sapphires for high-performance optics

Opt. Express 20(24), 26160-26166 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Strongly modified spontaneous emission decay rate of silicon nanocrystals near semicontinuous gold films

Opt. Express 20(24), 26548-26558 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Optical needle endoscope for safe and precise stereotactically guided biopsy sampling in neurosurgery

Opt. Express 20(24), 26117-26126 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

First-order design of a reflective viewfinder for adaptive optics ophthalmoscopy

Opt. Express 20(24), 26596-26605 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantitative multi-color FRET measurements by Fourier lifetime excitation-emission matrix spectroscopy

Opt. Express 20(24), 26806-26827 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Manipulating dispersive wave generation by anomalous self-steepening effect in metamaterials

Opt. Express 20(24), 26828-26836 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


3D-resolved fluorescence and phosphorescence lifetime imaging using temporal focusing wide-field two-photon excitation

Opt. Express 20(24), 26219-26235 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Limits of 3D dipole localization and orientation estimation for single-molecule imaging: towards Green’s tensor engineering

Opt. Express 20(24), 26667-26680 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Modulation of nanocavity plasmonic emission by local molecular states of C60 on Au(111)

Opt. Express 20(24), 26725-26735 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Phase-matching loci and angular acceptance of non-collinear optical parametric amplification

Opt. Express 20(24), 26176-26183 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Effective third-order susceptibility of silicon-nanocrystal-doped silica

Opt. Express 20(24), 26275-26284 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-wavelength Gratings formed via cascaded Stimulated Brillouin Scattering

Opt. Express 20(24), 26434-26440 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhancement of nonlinear optical properties of BaTiO3 nanoparticles by the addition of silver seeds

Opt. Express 20(24), 26511-26520 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced harmonic emission from a polar molecule medium driven by few-cycle laser pulses

Opt. Express 20(24), 26521-26527 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Femtosecond third-order optical nonlinearity of an azobenzene-containing ionic liquid crystalline polymer

Opt. Express 20(24), 26845-26851 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Soliton compression to few-cycle pulses with a high quality factor by engineering cascaded quadratic nonlinearities

Opt. Express 20(24), 27071-27082 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

A bio-inspired polymeric gradient refractive index (GRIN) human eye lens

Opt. Express 20(24), 26746-26754 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Design of LED fish lighting attractors using horizontal/vertical LIDC mapping method

Opt. Express 20(24), 26135-26146 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optically and thermally controllable light scattering based on dye-doped liquid crystals in poly(N-vinylcarbazole) films-coated liquid crystal cell

Opt. Express 20(24), 26252-26260 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Radially graded index whispering gallery mode resonator for penetration enhancement

Opt. Express 20(24), 26285-26291 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Hybrid spiral plasmonic lens: towards an efficient miniature circular polarization analyzer

Opt. Express 20(24), 26299-26307 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Gradient polymer network liquid crystal with a large refractive index change

Opt. Express 20(24), 26464-26472 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Highly reconfigurable microwave photonic single-bandpass filter with complex continuous-time impulse responses

Opt. Express 20(24), 26929-26934 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A novel two-axis MEMS scanning mirror with a PZT actuator for laser scanning projection

Opt. Express 20(24), 27003-27017 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Fano-like resonance in symmetry-broken gold nanotube dimer

Opt. Express 20(24), 26559-26567 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

A 25 Gbps silicon microring modulator based on an interleaved junction

Opt. Express 20(24), 26411-26423 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nitrogen ion implanted InP based photo-switch

Opt. Express 20(24), 26696-26703 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Quantum dot selective area intermixing for broadband light sources

Opt. Express 20(24), 26950-26957 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Silica-based, compact and variable-optical-attenuator integrated coherent receiver with stable optoelectronic coupling system

Opt. Express 20(24), 27174-27179 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals

Femtogram dispersive L3-nanobeam optomechanical cavities: design and experimental comparison

Opt. Express 20(24), 26486-26498 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

High-Q width modulated photonic crystal stack mode-gap cavity and its application to refractive index sensing

Opt. Express 20(24), 27039-27044 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Formation of chiral fields in a symmetric environment

Opt. Express 20(24), 26326-26336 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparison between ray-tracing and physical optics for the computation of light absorption in capillaries – the influence of diffraction and interference

Opt. Express 20(24), 26606-26617 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Singularities of interference of three waves with different polarization states

Opt. Express 20(24), 26755-26765 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generalizing higher-order Bessel-Gauss beams: analytical description and demonstration

Opt. Express 20(24), 26852-26867 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Negative propagation effect in nonparaxial Airy beams

Opt. Express 20(24), 26913-26921 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mason’s rule and Signal Flow Graphs applied to subwavelength resonant structures

Opt. Express 20(24), 27155-27162 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Transfer of photon number statistics from coupling light to stored and retrieved probe light

Opt. Express 20(24), 26308-26316 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental characterization of two spatial qutrits using entanglement witnesses

Opt. Express 20(24), 26351-26362 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

When does single-mode lasing become a condensation phenomenon?

Opt. Express 20(24), 26704-26713 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient single-spatial-mode periodically-poled KTiOPO4 waveguide source for high-dimensional entanglement-based quantum key distribution

Opt. Express 20(24), 26868-26877 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Deterministic generation of an on-demand Fock state

Opt. Express 20(24), 27198-27211 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Fiber-optic bend sensor using LP21 mode operation

Opt. Express 20(24), 26127-26134 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Periodic plasmonic enhancing epitopes on a whispering gallery mode biosensor

Opt. Express 20(24), 26147-26159 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High γ-ray dose radiation effects on the performances of Brillouin scattering based optical fiber sensors

Opt. Express 20(24), 26978-26985 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Effect of shot noise on X-ray speckle visibility spectroscopy

Opt. Express 20(24), 26878-26887 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Effective Bragg conditions in a one-dimensional quasicrystal

Opt. Express 20(24), 26618-26623 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Enhancement of high harmonic generation by confining electron motion in plasmonic nanostrutures

Opt. Express 20(24), 26261-26274 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization line-by-line pulse shaping for the implementation of vectorial temporal Talbot effect

Opt. Express 20(24), 27062-27070 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

A color difference metric based on the chromaticity discrimination ellipses

Opt. Express 20(24), 26441-26447 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Differential near-edge coherent diffractive imaging using a femtosecond high-harmonic XUV light source

Opt. Express 20(24), 26167-26175 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Internal structure of an intact Convallaria majalis pollen grain observed with X-ray Fresnel coherent diffractive imaging

Opt. Express 20(24), 26778-26785 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Erratum: Resolution limitations for tailored picture-generating freeform surfaces

Opt. Express 20(24), 26743-26743 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar Thermal

Absorption to reflection transition in selective solar coatings: errata

Opt. Express 20(24), 26744-26745 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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