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13 February 2012, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp. 3367-4811   144 articles

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Access Networks and LAN

Network-embedded self-tuning cavity for WDM-PON transmitter

Opt. Express 20(4), 3781-3786 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Impact of signal-to-noise ratio in a hyperspectral sensor on the accuracy of biophysical parameter estimation in case II waters

Opt. Express 20(4), 4309-4330 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Combining red and blue-detuned optical potentials to form a Lamb-Dicke trap for a single neutral atom

Opt. Express 20(4), 3711-3724 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhancing electromagnetically-induced transparency in a multilevel broadened medium

Opt. Express 20(4), 4346-4351 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Spatial coherence of electron bunches extracted from an arbitrarily shaped cold atom electron source

Opt. Express 20(4), 3967-3974 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Speckle size of light scattered from 3D rough objects

Opt. Express 20(4), 4726-4737 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Detectors

Use of two-dimensional nanorod arrays with slanted ITO film to enhance optical absorption for photovoltaic applications

Opt. Express 20(4), 3479-3489 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Selecting detection wavelength of resonant cavity-enhanced photodetectors by guided-mode resonance reflectors

Opt. Express 20(4), 3572-3579 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

InAs/InP(100) quantum dot waveguide photodetectors for swept-source optical coherence tomography around 1.7 µm

Opt. Express 20(4), 3675-3692 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

3D scanning characteristics of an amorphous silicon position sensitive detector array system

Opt. Express 20(4), 4583-4602 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

High efficiency half-wave retardation in diffracted light by coupled waves

Opt. Express 20(4), 4681-4689 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Long vs. short-range orders in random subwavelength hole arrays

Opt. Express 20(4), 4697-4709 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Broadband dispersion compensation using inner cladding modes in photonic crystal fibers

Opt. Express 20(4), 3467-3472 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Artificially disordered birefringent optical fibers

Opt. Express 20(4), 3620-3632 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance comparison of MSK and QPSK optical long haul DWDM transmission with coherent detection

Opt. Express 20(4), 3877-3882 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermally induced waveguide changes in active fibers

Opt. Express 20(4), 3997-4008 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytic models of spectral responses of fiber-grating-based interferometers on FMC theory

Opt. Express 20(4), 4009-4017 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Complete measurement of fiber modal content by wavefront analysis

Opt. Express 20(4), 4074-4084 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A hybrid CATV/OFDM long-reach passive optical network architecture

Opt. Express 20(4), 4219-4224 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

2x2 MIMO-OFDM Gigabit fiber-wireless access system based on polarization division multiplexed WDM-PON

Opt. Express 20(4), 4369-4375 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Direct measurement of bend-induced mode deformation in large-mode-area fibers

Opt. Express 20(4), 4436-4443 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic ADC: overcoming the bottleneck of electronic jitter

Opt. Express 20(4), 4454-4469 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mode coupling dynamics and communication strategies for multi-core fiber systems

Opt. Express 20(4), 4548-4563 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance of a novel LED lamp arrangement to reduce SNR fluctuation for multi-user visible light communication systems

Opt. Express 20(4), 4564-4573 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Side-illumination fluorescence critical angle: theory and application to F8BT-doped polymer optical fibers

Opt. Express 20(4), 4630-4644 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Experimental multiplexing of encrypted movies using a JTC architecture

Opt. Express 20(4), 3388-3393 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Geometric Optics

Observations on the linear programming formulation of the single reflector design problem

Opt. Express 20(4), 4050-4055 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Holography

Shading of a computer-generated hologram by zone plate modulation

Opt. Express 20(4), 3529-3540 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Accommodation measurements of horizontally scanning holographic display

Opt. Express 20(4), 3918-3931 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of real-time large computer generated hologram using wavefront recording method

Opt. Express 20(4), 4018-4023 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Image Processing

Phase retrieval from single biomolecule diffraction pattern

Opt. Express 20(4), 3375-3387 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical color-image encryption and synthesis using coherent diffractive imaging in the Fresnel domain

Opt. Express 20(4), 3853-3865 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Optical features of a LiF crystal soft x-ray imaging detector irradiated by free electron laser pulses

Opt. Express 20(4), 3424-3433 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Resolution limitations for tailored picture-generating freeform surfaces

Opt. Express 20(4), 3642-3653 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Array of tapered semiconductor waveguides in a fiber for infrared image transfer and magnification

Opt. Express 20(4), 4168-4175 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Progressive compressive imaging from Radon projections

Opt. Express 20(4), 4260-4271 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coronagraphs adapted to atmosphere conditions

Opt. Express 20(4), 4574-4582 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Precise and rapid distance measurements by scatterometry

Opt. Express 20(4), 3954-3966 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction effects for interferometric measurements due to imaging aberrations

Opt. Express 20(4), 4403-4418 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectroscopic ellipsometry as an optical probe of strain evolution in ferroelectric thin films

Opt. Express 20(4), 4419-4427 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultra-precise characterization of LCLS hard X-ray focusing mirrors by high resolution slope measuring deflectometry

Opt. Express 20(4), 4525-4536 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical coherence tomography for quality assessment of embedded microchannels in alumina ceramic

Opt. Express 20(4), 4603-4618 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Plasmon filters and resonators in metal-insulator-metal waveguides

Opt. Express 20(4), 3408-3423 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Graphene-based polymer waveguide polarizer

Opt. Express 20(4), 3556-3562 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mid- to long-wavelength infrared plasmonic-photonics using heavily doped n-Ge/Ge and n-GeSn/GeSn heterostructures

Opt. Express 20(4), 3814-3824 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication and experimental demonstration of the first 160 Gb/s hybrid silicon-on-insulator integrated all-optical wavelength converter

Opt. Express 20(4), 3825-3831 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact electric field sensors based on indirect bonding of lithium niobate to silicon microrings

Opt. Express 20(4), 4032-4038 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Waveguide structures for the visible and near-infrared wavelength regions in near-stoichiometric lithium niobate formed by swift argon-ion irradiation

Opt. Express 20(4), 4213-4218 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lossless intensity modulation in integrated photonics

Opt. Express 20(4), 4280-4290 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

3-D integrated heterogeneous intra-chip free-space optical interconnect

Opt. Express 20(4), 4331-4345 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Step-index optical waveguide produced by multi-step ion implantation in LiNbO3

Opt. Express 20(4), 4444-4453 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Slow-light-based variable symbol-rate silicon photonics DQPSK receiver

Opt. Express 20(4), 4796-4804 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Microfabrication

Low loss depressed cladding waveguide inscribed in YAG:Nd single crystal by femtosecond laser pulses

Opt. Express 20(4), 3832-3843 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of three-dimensional microfluidic channels inside glass using nanosecond laser direct writing

Opt. Express 20(4), 4291-4296 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mechanism of nanograting formation on the surface of fused silica

Opt. Express 20(4), 4389-4396 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Passive Q-switching of the diode pumped Tm3+:KLu(WO4)2 laser near 2-µm with Cr2+:ZnS saturable absorbers

Opt. Express 20(4), 3394-3400 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High average-power ultrafast CPA Yb:KYW laser system with dual-slab amplifier

Opt. Express 20(4), 3434-3442 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optically-pumped dilute nitride spin-VCSEL

Opt. Express 20(4), 3550-3555 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Pulse duration and energy scaling of femtosecond all-normal dispersion fiber oscillators

Opt. Express 20(4), 3844-3852 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz quantum cascade lasers operating up to ∼ 200 K with optimized oscillator strength and improved injection tunneling

Opt. Express 20(4), 3866-3876 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Single mode quantum cascade lasers with shallow-etched distributed Bragg reflector

Opt. Express 20(4), 3890-3897 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Low threshold current and widely tunable external cavity lasers with chirped multilayer InAs/InGaAs/GaAs quantum-dot structure

Opt. Express 20(4), 3941-3947 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Room-temperature operation of npn- AlGaInAs/InP multiple quantum well transistor laser emitting at 1.3-µm wavelength

Opt. Express 20(4), 3983-3989 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-layer resonant-waveguide grating for polarization and wavelength selection in Yb:YAG thin-disk lasers

Opt. Express 20(4), 4024-4031 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

VECSEL gain characterization

Opt. Express 20(4), 4136-4148 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High power density vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with ion implanted isolated current aperture

Opt. Express 20(4), 4206-4212 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Femtosecond diode-pumped solid-state laser with a repetition rate of 4.8 GHz

Opt. Express 20(4), 4248-4253 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Synchronization in small networks of time-delay coupled chaotic diode lasers

Opt. Express 20(4), 4352-4359 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Tapered 4.7 μm quantum cascade lasers with highly strained active region composition delivering over 4.5 watts of continuous wave optical power

Opt. Express 20(4), 4382-4388 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Smart Q-switching for single-pulse generation in an erbium-doped fiber laser

Opt. Express 20(4), 4397-4402 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

All-fiber laser source for CARS microscopy based on fiber optical parametric frequency conversion

Opt. Express 20(4), 4484-4493 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Piston and tilt cophasing of segmented laser array using Shack-Hartmann sensor

Opt. Express 20(4), 4663-4674 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Spotlight]

Fundamental characteristics of degradation- recoverable solid-state DFB polymer laser

Opt. Express 20(4), 4690-4696 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High density fringes and phase behavior in birefringence dual frequency laser with multiple feedback

Opt. Express 20(4), 4747-4752 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dispersion dependence of linewidth in actively mode-locked ring lasers

Opt. Express 20(4), 4753-4762 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Materials

Superbroadband near-IR photoluminescence from Pr3+-doped fluorotellurite glasses

Opt. Express 20(4), 3803-3813 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of excitation power and temperature on photoluminescence in InGaN/GaN multiple quantum wells

Opt. Express 20(4), 3932-3940 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Novel yellow-emitting phosphors of Ca5M4(VO4)6 (M=Mg, Zn) with isolated VO4 tetrahedra

Opt. Express 20(4), 4360-4368 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Impurity concentration and temperature dependence of the refractive indices of Er3+doped ceramic Y2O3

Opt. Express 20(4), 4428-4435 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Optoacoustic monitoring of cerebral venous blood oxygenation though intact scalp in large animals

Opt. Express 20(4), 4159-4167 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Split-spectrum amplitude-decorrelation angiography with optical coherence tomography

Opt. Express 20(4), 4710-4725 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Metamaterials

Giant resonance absorption in ultra-thin metamaterial periodic structures

Opt. Express 20(4), 3693-3702 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dirac cone in two- and three-dimensional metamaterials

Opt. Express 20(4), 3898-3917 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-band slow light metamaterial

Opt. Express 20(4), 4494-4502 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband metamaterial absorber based on coupling resistive frequency selective surface

Opt. Express 20(4), 4675-4680 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Microscopy

Effects of laser polarization and interface orientation in harmonic generation microscopy

Opt. Express 20(4), 3654-3662 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Scattered light fluorescence microscopy in three dimensions

Opt. Express 20(4), 3744-3752 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear microscopy techniques for assessing the UV laser polymer interactions

Opt. Express 20(4), 3990-3996 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Widely tunable femtosecond optical parametric oscillator based on silicon-on-insulator waveguides

Opt. Express 20(4), 3490-3498 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Two photon frequency conversion

Opt. Express 20(4), 3613-3619 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-directional Čerenkov second harmonic generation in two-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystal

Opt. Express 20(4), 3948-3953 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast nonlinear optical studies of silicon nanowaveguides

Opt. Express 20(4), 4085-4101 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparison of the nonlinear transmission performance of quasi-Nyquist WDM and reduced guard interval OFDM

Opt. Express 20(4), 4198-4205 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable Mid-infrared ZnGeP2 RISTRA OPO pumped by periodically-poled Rb:KTP optical parametric master-oscillator power amplifier

Opt. Express 20(4), 4509-4517 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Local-field enhancement effect on the nonlinear optical response of gold-silver nanoplanets

Opt. Express 20(4), 4537-4547 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband amplification by picosecond OPCPA in DKDP pumped at 515 nm

Opt. Express 20(4), 4619-4629 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Modulation of the propagation speed of mechanical waves in silicon quantum dots embedded in a silicon-nitride film

Opt. Express 20(4), 4784-4789 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Impressive laser intensity increase at the trailing stage of femtosecond laser filamentation in air

Opt. Express 20(4), 4790-4795 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Laser lithographic approach to micro-optical freeform elements with extremely large sag heights

Opt. Express 20(4), 4763-4775 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Photoinduced helical inversion in cholesteric liquid crystal cells with homeotropic anchoring

Opt. Express 20(4), 3499-3508 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Monolithic integration of a nanomechanical resonator to an optical microdisk cavity

Opt. Express 20(4), 4272-4279 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Using photopolymerization to achieve tunable liquid crystal lenses with coaxial bifocals

Opt. Express 20(4), 4738-4746 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

An integrated microparticle sorting system based on near-field optical forces and a structural perturbation

Opt. Express 20(4), 3367-3374 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Multi-beam bilateral teleoperation of holographic optical tweezers

Opt. Express 20(4), 3633-3641 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Calibration of the optical torque wrench

Opt. Express 20(4), 3787-3802 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Precise switching control of liquid crystalline microgears driven by circularly polarized light

Opt. Express 20(4), 4254-4259 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Optical trapping in an absorbing medium: from optical tweezing to thermal tweezing

Opt. Express 20(4), 4645-4652 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Polarizability of nanowires at surfaces: exact solution for general geometry

Opt. Express 20(4), 3663-3674 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface plasmon-enhanced terahertz emission from a hemicyanine self-assembled monolayer

Opt. Express 20(4), 4067-4073 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Modified field enhancement and extinction by plasmonic nanowire dimers due to nonlocal response

Opt. Express 20(4), 4176-4188 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Direct generation of all-optical random numbers from optical pulse amplitude chaos

Opt. Express 20(4), 4297-4308 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optoelectronics

Frozen and broadband slow light in coupled periodic nanowire waveguides

Opt. Express 20(4), 3519-3528 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Room-temperature continuous-wave operation of lateral current injection wavelength-scale embedded active-region photonic-crystal laser

Opt. Express 20(4), 3773-3780 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optomechanics

Suppression of extraneous thermal noise in cavity optomechanics

Opt. Express 20(4), 3586-3612 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals

Near-field probing of slow Bloch modes on photonic crystals with a nanoantenna

Opt. Express 20(4), 4124-4135 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermo-optic characteristics and switching power limit of slow-light photonic crystal structures on a silicon-on-insulator platform

Opt. Express 20(4), 4225-4231 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental demonstration of light bending at optical frequencies using a non-homogenizable graded photonic crystal

Opt. Express 20(4), 4776-4783 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Orbital rotation without orbital angular momentum: mechanical action of the spin part of the internal energy flow in light beams

Opt. Express 20(4), 3563-3571 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Quantum Optics

Control of spontaneous emission from a micro-wave driven atomic system

Opt. Express 20(4), 3509-3518 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantifying the non-Gaussianity of the state of spatially correlated down-converted photons

Opt. Express 20(4), 3753-3772 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum-correlated two-photon transitions to excitons in semiconductor quantum wells

Opt. Express 20(4), 4470-4483 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Scattering

Color effects from scattering on random surface structures in dielectrics

Opt. Express 20(4), 4376-4381 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Sensors

Modulation cancellation method for isotope 18O/16O ratio measurements in water

Opt. Express 20(4), 3401-3407 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of a distributed fiber-optic temperature sensor using single-photon detectors

Opt. Express 20(4), 3456-3466 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization phase shifting dispersed fringe sensor

Opt. Express 20(4), 3703-3710 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrical tracing-assisted dual-microring label‑free optical bio/chemical sensors

Opt. Express 20(4), 4189-4197 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Easily fabricated, robust fiber-optic probe for weak fluorescence detection: modeling and initial experimental evaluation

Opt. Express 20(4), 4805-4811 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar Energy

Enhanced photon absorption and carrier generation in nanowire solar cells

Opt. Express 20(4), 3733-3743 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectroscopy

A transmission-grating-modulated pump-probe absorption spectroscopy and demonstration of diffusion dynamics of photoexcited carriers in bulk intrinsic GaAs film

Opt. Express 20(4), 3580-3585 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous measurements of absorption spectrum and refractive index in a microfluidic system

Opt. Express 20(4), 4653-4662 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Advanced broadband monitoring for thin film deposition through equivalent optical admittance loci observation

Opt. Express 20(4), 3883-3889 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High-dispersive mirrors for high power applications

Opt. Express 20(4), 4503-4508 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz emission from Indium Oxide films grown on MgO substrates using sub-bandgap photon energy excitation

Opt. Express 20(4), 4518-4524 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Experimental and theoretical investigation of timing jitter inside a stretcher-compressor setup

Opt. Express 20(4), 3443-3455 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Pulse compression of phase-matched high harmonic pulses from a time-delay compensated monochromator

Opt. Express 20(4), 3725-3732 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

10 GHz femtosecond pulse interleaver in planar waveguide technology

Opt. Express 20(4), 4102-4113 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

D-Scan measurement of ablation threshold incubation effects for ultrashort laser pulses

Opt. Express 20(4), 4114-4123 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Framework for computing the spatial coherence effects of polycapillary x-ray optics

Opt. Express 20(4), 3975-3982 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Three-dimensional structure of a single colloidal crystal grain studied by coherent x-ray diffraction

Opt. Express 20(4), 4039-4049 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (5)]

Femtosecond free-electron laser x-ray diffraction data sets for algorithm development

Opt. Express 20(4), 4149-4158 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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