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30 November 2015, Volume 23, Issue 24, pp. 30583-31618; Energy Express pp: A1342–A1734   128 articles


Lasers and Laser Optics

High-peak-power optically-pumped AlGaInAs eye-safe laser with a silicon wafer as an output coupler: comparison between the stack cavity and the separate cavity

Opt. Express 23(24), 30749-30754 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric Optics

Empirical relationships between optical properties and equivalent diameters of fractal soot aggregates at 550 nm wavelength

Opt. Express 23(24), A1354-A1362 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Broadband Gerchberg-Saxton algorithm for freeform diffractive spectral filter design

Opt. Express 23(24), A1512-A1527 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fluorescent and Luminescent Materials

Determination of the optimal amount of scattering in a wavelength conversion plate for white LEDs

Opt. Express 23(24), A1629-A1641 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Illumination Design

Compact étendue-preserving light-mixing optics

Opt. Express 23(24), A1485-A1490 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimizing indoor illumination quality and energy efficiency using a spectrally tunable lighting system to augment natural daylight

Opt. Express 23(24), A1564-A1574 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Nonlinear physical segmentation algorithm for determining the layer boundary from lidar signal

Opt. Express 23(24), A1589-A1602 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Light Trapping for Photovoltaics

Light trapping in horizontally aligned silicon microwire solar cells

Opt. Express 23(24), A1463-A1471 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Path length enhancement in disordered media for increased absorption

Opt. Express 23(24), A1472-A1484 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Rigorous modelling of light scattering in solar cells based on finite element method and Huygens’ expansion

Opt. Express 23(24), A1549-A1563 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Angular dependence of light trapping in nanophotonic thin-film solar cells

Opt. Express 23(24), A1575-A1588 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced photovoltaic performance of an inclined nanowire array solar cell

Opt. Express 23(24), A1603-A1612 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-step fabrication process of 1-D photonic crystals coupled to nanocolumnar TiO2 layers to improve DSC efficiency

Opt. Express 23(24), A1642-A1650 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

4-fold photocurrent enhancement in ultrathin nanoplasmonic perovskite solar cells

Opt. Express 23(24), A1700-A1706 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Angular matrix framework for light trapping analysis of solar cells

Opt. Express 23(24), A1707-A1719 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

3D optical simulation formalism OPTOS for textured silicon solar cells

Opt. Express 23(24), A1720-A1734 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Light-Emitting Diodes

Pore characteristics for improving luminous efficacy of phosphor-in-glass

Opt. Express 23(24), A1499-A1511 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Stacked waveguide reactors with gradient embedded scatterers for high-capacity water cleaning

Opt. Express 23(24), A1664-A1671 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Enhanced power conversion efficiency in InGaN-based solar cells via graded composition multiple quantum wells

Opt. Express 23(24), A1434-A1441 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Charge separation in subcells of triple-junction solar cells revealed by time-resolved photoluminescence spectroscopy

Opt. Express 23(24), A1687-A1692 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Improved technique for retrieval of forest parameters from hyperspectral remote sensing data

Opt. Express 23(24), A1342-A1353 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Retrieval of snow physical parameters by neural networks and optimal estimation: case study for ground-based spectral radiometer system

Opt. Express 23(24), A1442-A1462 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric aerosol monitoring by an elastic Scheimpflug lidar system

Opt. Express 23(24), A1613-A1628 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar Concentrators

Spotlight on Optics

New types of refractive-reflective aplanats for maximal flux concentration and collimation

Opt. Express 23(24), A1541-A1548 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Subwavelength structures, nanostructures

Fano resonances of dielectric gratings: symmetries and broadband filtering

Opt. Express 23(24), A1672-A1686 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Terahertz Spectroscopy

Pattern transitions of oil-water two-phase flow with low water content in rectangular horizontal pipes probed by terahertz spectrum

Opt. Express 23(24), A1693-A1699 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Water Splitting

Ultrathin planar hematite film for solar photoelectrochemical water splitting

Opt. Express 23(24), A1491-A1498 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Control of radiative processes for energy conversion and harvesting

Opt. Express 23(24), A1533-A1540 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Towards doubling solar harvests using wide-angle, broad-band microfluidic beam steering arrays

Opt. Express 23(24), A1398-A1417 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Photon tunneling into a single-mode planar silicon waveguide

Opt. Express 23(24), A1528-A1532 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Photonic materials, structures and devices for Reststrahlen optics

Opt. Express 23(24), A1418-A1433 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Radiative Transfer

Radiative thermal rectification between SiC and SiO2

Opt. Express 23(24), A1388-A1397 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Solar heating of GaAs nanowire solar cells

Opt. Express 23(24), A1363-A1372 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Design of emitter structures based on resonant perfect absorption for thermophotovoltaic applications

Opt. Express 23(24), A1373-A1387 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Nonlinear Optics

Modeling of nonlinear combining of multiple laser beams in Kerr medium

Opt. Express 23(24), 31120-31125 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Harmonic Generation and Mixing

Optimization of terahertz generation from LiNbO3 under intense laser excitation with the effect of three-photon absorption

Opt. Express 23(24), 31313-31323 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Hyperbolic metamaterial antenna for second-harmonic generation tomography

Opt. Express 23(24), 30730-30738 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Impact of surface collisions on enhancement and quenching of the luminescence near the metal nanoparticles

Opt. Express 23(24), 30739-30748 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Long-range surface plasmon Y-junctions for referenced biosensing

Opt. Express 23(24), 31098-31108 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Long-range plasmonic waveguides with hyperbolic cladding

Opt. Express 23(24), 31109-31119 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Classification of scalar and dyadic nonlocal optical response models

Opt. Express 23(24), 31296-31312 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Ellipticity of near-threshold harmonics from stretched molecules

Opt. Express 23(24), 31010-31025 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Ultrashort coherence times in partially polarized stationary optical beams measured by two-photon absorption

Opt. Express 23(24), 31274-31285 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Condition for Doppler-free three-photon resonance in a ladder-type atomic system

Opt. Express 23(24), 31574-31581 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Stretchable photo sensor using perylene/graphene composite on ridged polydimethylsiloxane substrate

Opt. Express 23(24), 30583-30591 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Curved focal plane extreme ultraviolet detector array for a EUV camera on CHANG E lander

Opt. Express 23(24), 30755-30766 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

InN-based heterojunction photodetector with extended infrared response

Opt. Express 23(24), 31150-31162 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Propagation equation for tight-focusing by a parabolic mirror

Opt. Express 23(24), 31240-31252 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Evaluation and improvement of simplified modal method for designing dielectric gratings

Opt. Express 23(24), 31342-31356 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Computational imaging using lightweight diffractive-refractive optics

Opt. Express 23(24), 31393-31407 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Tri-color composite volume H-PDLC grating and its application to 3D color autostereoscopic display

Opt. Express 23(24), 31436-31445 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Large-capacity multiplexing of near-identical weak fiber Bragg gratings using frequency-shifted interferometry

Opt. Express 23(24), 31484-31495 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics

Mid-infrared supercontinuum generation spanning 1.8 octaves using step-index indium fluoride fiber pumped by a femtosecond fiber laser near 2 µm

Opt. Express 23(24), 30592-30602 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Light driven optofluidic switch developed in a ZnO-overlaid microstructured optical fiber

Opt. Express 23(24), 31496-31509 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Geometric Optics and Optical Design

Efficient uncertainty quantification of large two-dimensional optical systems with a parallelized stochastic Galerkin method

Opt. Express 23(24), 30833-30850 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Light field acquisition using a planar catadioptric system

Opt. Express 23(24), 31126-31135 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Figuring large optics at the sub-nanometer level: compensation for coating and gravity distortions

Opt. Express 23(24), 31171-31180 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimentally exploiting the violation of the Lagrange invariant for resolution improvement

Opt. Express 23(24), 31408-31418 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Exploiting data redundancy in computational optical imaging

Opt. Express 23(24), 30603-30617 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems and Displays

Compact near-eye display system using a superlens-based microlens array magnifier

Opt. Express 23(24), 30618-30633 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High dynamic range coherent imaging using compressed sensing

Opt. Express 23(24), 30904-30916 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Design architectures for optically multiplexed imaging

Opt. Express 23(24), 31419-31435 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Parametrization of optimum filter passbands for rotational Raman temperature measurements

Opt. Express 23(24), 30767-30782 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Developing a microspectrophotometer to measure the dependence of broadband refractive indices on Ge-doped concentrations in GRIN rods

Opt. Express 23(24), 30815-30820 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quality assessment of combined quantization-shot-noise-induced decorrelation noise in high-speed digital holographic metrology

Opt. Express 23(24), 30917-30932 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-method approach to quantify uncertainties in the measurements of light absorption by particles

Opt. Express 23(24), 31043-31058 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Determination of backscattering cross section of individual particles from cytometric measurements: a new methodology

Opt. Express 23(24), 31510-31533 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Absolute distance measurement by chirped pulse interferometry using a femtosecond pulse laser

Opt. Express 23(24), 31582-31593 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

In-resonator variation of waveguide cross-sections for dispersion control of aluminum nitride micro-rings

Opt. Express 23(24), 30634-30640 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Adiabatic light transfer in titanium diffused lithium niobate waveguides

Opt. Express 23(24), 30641-30650 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Sharp bends and Mach-Zehnder interferometer based on Ge-rich-SiGe waveguides on SiGe graded buffer

Opt. Express 23(24), 30821-30826 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Zero-coupling-gap degenerate band edge resonators in silicon photonics

Opt. Express 23(24), 30933-30942 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Dissipative soliton resonances in all-fiber Er-Yb double clad figure-8 laser

Opt. Express 23(24), 30651-30656 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Simple detuning method for low-chirp operation in polymer-based tunable external-cavity lasers

Opt. Express 23(24), 30657-30666 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-power, narrow-bandwidth mid-infrared PPMgLN optical parametric oscillator with a volume Bragg grating

Opt. Express 23(24), 30827-30832 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Active coherent combining of laser beam arrays by means of phase-intensity mapping in an optimization loop

Opt. Express 23(24), 31059-31068 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-power actively Q-switched single-mode 1342 nm Nd:YVO4 ring laser, injection-locked by a cw single-frequency microchip laser

Opt. Express 23(24), 31357-31366 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

260 fs and 1 nJ pulse generation from a compact, mode-locked Tm-doped fiber laser

Opt. Express 23(24), 31446-31451 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Magnetic response at visible and near-infrared frequencies from black phosphorus sheet arrays

Opt. Express 23(24), 30667-30680 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Comprehensive analytical model for CW laser induced heat in turbid media

Opt. Express 23(24), 31069-31084 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Automated segmentation of optic disc in SD-OCT images and cup-to-disc ratios quantification by patch searching-based neural canal opening detection

Opt. Express 23(24), 31216-31229 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


High efficiency thermophotovoltaic emitter by metamaterial-based nano-pyramid array

Opt. Express 23(24), 30681-30694 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


isoSTED nanoscopy with intrinsic beam alignment

Opt. Express 23(24), 30891-30903 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-color dynamic tracking of GM-CSF receptors/JAK2 kinases signaling activation using temporal focusing multiphoton fluorescence excitation and astigmatic imaging

Opt. Express 23(24), 30943-30955 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Label-free optical-resolution photoacoustic microscopy of superficial microvasculature using a compact visible laser diode excitation

Opt. Express 23(24), 31026-31033 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Studying different illumination patterns for resolution improvement in fluorescence microscopy

Opt. Express 23(24), 31367-31383 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive optics in multiphoton microscopy: comparison of two, three and four photon fluorescence

Opt. Express 23(24), 31472-31483 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Enhancement of second-harmonic generation from silicon nitride with gold gratings

Opt. Express 23(24), 30695-30700 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimal frequency conversion in the nonlinear stage of modulation instability

Opt. Express 23(24), 30861-30871 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation on the intense fringe formation phenomenon downstream hot-image plane

Opt. Express 23(24), 30878-30890 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

All optical wavelength multicaster and regenerator based on four-mode phase-sensitive parametric mixer

Opt. Express 23(24), 30956-30969 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Apodized waveguide arrays induced by photorefractive nonlinear surface waves

Opt. Express 23(24), 31144-31149 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Frequency tripling mirror

Opt. Express 23(24), 31594-31601 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Communications

2.56 Tbit/s/ch (640 Gbaud) polarization-multiplexed DQPSK non-coherent Nyquist pulse transmission over 525 km

Opt. Express 23(24), 30801-30806 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental demonstration of wavelength domain rogue-free ONU based on wavelength-pairing for TDM/WDM optical access networks

Opt. Express 23(24), 31163-31170 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance evaluation of multi-stratum resources integration based on network function virtualization in software defined elastic data center optical interconnect

Opt. Express 23(24), 31192-31205 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum communication with macroscopically bright nonclassical states

Opt. Express 23(24), 31534-31543 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Luminance uniformity study of OLED lighting panels depending on OLED device structures

Opt. Express 23(24), 30701-30708 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High contrast electrochromic iris

Opt. Express 23(24), 31544-31549 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Mass-manufacturable polymer microfluidic device for dual fiber optical trapping

Opt. Express 23(24), 30991-31009 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Cooperative optical trapping in asymmetric plasmon nanocavity arrays

Opt. Express 23(24), 31324-31333 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Evaluating the blue-shift behaviors of the surface plasmon coupling of an embedded light emitter with a surface Ag nanoparticle by adding a dielectric interlayer or coating

Opt. Express 23(24), 30709-30720 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffusion barriers for achieving controlled concentrations of luminescent dopants via diffusion for mask-less RGB color patterning of organic light emitting devices

Opt. Express 23(24), 30783-30792 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Vertically coupled microresonators and oscillatory mode splitting in photonic molecules

Opt. Express 23(24), 30793-30800 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Observation of energy oscillation between strongly-coupled counter-propagating ultra-high Q whispering gallery modes

Opt. Express 23(24), 30851-30860 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

External stress effects on the optical and electrical properties of flexible InGaN-based green light-emitting diodes

Opt. Express 23(24), 31334-31341 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of Fresnel reflections in a hybrid air-core photonic-bandgap fiber ring-resonator gyro

Opt. Express 23(24), 31384-31392 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Wave impedance of an atomically thin crystal

Opt. Express 23(24), 31602-31606 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Optical torque reversal and spin-orbit rotational Doppler shift experiments

Opt. Express 23(24), 31230-31239 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient polarimetric BRDF model

Opt. Express 23(24), 31253-31273 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Nanoantenna-induced fringe splitting of Fabry-Perot interferometer: a model study of plasmonic/photonic coupling

Opt. Express 23(24), 31085-31097 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Rabi oscillations of surface plasmon polaritons in graphene-pair arrays

Opt. Express 23(24), 31136-31143 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient high-order analysis of bowtie nanoantennas using the locally corrected Nyström method

Opt. Express 23(24), 31452-31459 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Size and shape dependent few-cycle near-field dynamics of bowtie nanoantennas

Opt. Express 23(24), 31460-31471 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Phase and amplitude controlled heralding of N00N states

Opt. Express 23(24), 30807-30814 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Cooling mechanical motion via vacuum effect of an ensemble of quantum emitters

Opt. Express 23(24), 30970-30984 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-efficient entanglement distillation from photon loss and decoherence

Opt. Express 23(24), 31550-31563 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


High resolution polarization-independent high-birefringence fiber loop mirror sensor

Opt. Express 23(24), 30985-30990 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Micro-structured femtosecond laser assisted FBG hydrogen sensor

Opt. Express 23(24), 31034-31042 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Graphene-deposited photonic crystal fibers for continuous refractive index sensing applications

Opt. Express 23(24), 31286-31294 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Sensitive on-chip methane detection with a cryptophane-A cladded Mach-Zehnder interferometer

Opt. Express 23(24), 31564-31573 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Terahertz wafer-scale mobility mapping of graphene on insulating substrates without a gate

Opt. Express 23(24), 30721-30729 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz Optics

Terahertz waveform generation for S21-parameter measurements using a fiber-coupled optical pulse shaper

Opt. Express 23(24), 30872-30877 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Manipulating the optical bistability at terahertz frequency in the Fabry-Perot cavity with graphene

Opt. Express 23(24), 31181-31191 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable terahertz wave generation through a bimodal laser diode and plasmonic photomixer

Opt. Express 23(24), 31206-31215 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Ultrahigh energy resolution focusing monochromator for inelastic x-ray scattering spectrometer

Opt. Express 23(24), 31607-31618 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Controllable optoelectric composite logic gates based on the polarization switching in an optically injected VCSEL: erratum

Opt. Express 23(24), 31295-31295 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

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