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16 April 2018, Volume 26, Issue 8, pp. 9373-11067   144 articles



Twenty years of Optics Express: invited review articles

Opt. Express 26(8), 9415-9416 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems, Microscopy, and Displays

Editors' Pick

Twenty years of terahertz imaging [Invited]

Opt. Express 26(8), 9417-9431 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Optical Amplifiers, and Laser Optics

Editors' Pick

Several new directions for ultrafast fiber lasers [Invited]

Opt. Express 26(8), 9432-9463 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

The harmonic state of quantum cascade lasers: origin, control, and prospective applications [Invited]

Opt. Express 26(8), 9464-9483 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber design and fabrication

Single-mode solarization-free hollow-core fiber for ultraviolet pulse delivery

Opt. Express 26(8), 10879-10887 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]


Feature issue introduction: Advanced Solid-State Lasers 2017

Opt. Express 26(8), 11018-11024 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser beam combining

Gain dependent self-phasing in a two-core coherently combined fiber laser

Opt. Express 26(8), 9373-9388 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Mode-locked lasers

Sub-10 optical-cycle passively mode-locked Tm:(Lu2/3Sc1/3)2O3 ceramic laser at 2 µm

Opt. Express 26(8), 10299-10304 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly-stable mode-locked PM Yb-fiber laser with 10 nJ in 93-fs at 6 MHz using NALM

Opt. Express 26(8), 10428-10434 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Semiconductor Lasers

Analysis of high-frequency oscillations in mutually-coupled nano-lasers

Opt. Express 26(8), 10013-10022 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive Optics

Adaptive piston correction of sparse aperture systems with stochastic parallel gradient descent algorithm

Opt. Express 26(8), 9541-9551 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

CVD SiC deformable mirror with monolithic cooling channels

Opt. Express 26(8), 9724-9739 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Variability of the reflectance coefficient of skylight from the ocean surface and its implications to ocean color

Opt. Express 26(8), 9615-9633 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced Back-Scatter in double-pass optical links with non-classic turbulence

Opt. Express 26(8), 10128-10139 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Power spectrum of refractive-index fluctuations in turbulent ocean and its effect on optical scintillation

Opt. Express 26(8), 10188-10202 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Saturation of water reflectance in extremely turbid media based on field measurements, satellite data and bio-optical modelling

Opt. Express 26(8), 10435-10451 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Lensless Stokes holography with the Hanbury Brown-Twiss approach

Opt. Express 26(8), 10801-10812 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Paraxial propagation of a class of Bessel-correlated fields

Opt. Express 26(8), 11055-11067 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


MTF measurements of a type-II superlattice infrared focal plane array sealed in a cryocooler

Opt. Express 26(8), 11034-11045 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

First-order optical spatial differentiator based on a guided-mode resonant grating

Opt. Express 26(8), 10997-11006 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics

Polarization-filtering and polarization-maintaining low-loss negative curvature fibers

Opt. Express 26(8), 9528-9540 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Space-time adaptive control of femtosecond pulses amplified in a multimode fiber

Opt. Express 26(8), 10682-10690 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Reconfigurable microwave signal processor with a phase shift of π

Opt. Express 26(8), 10358-10370 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics and Optical Design

Laboratory demonstration of a broadband six-level phase mask coronagraph

Opt. Express 26(8), 10007-10012 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Predictor-corrector framework for the sequential assembly of optical systems based on wavefront sensing

Opt. Express 26(8), 10669-10681 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Digitally switchable multi-focal lens using freeform optics

Opt. Express 26(8), 11007-11017 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


Highly efficient holograms based on c-Si metasurfaces in the visible range

Opt. Express 26(8), 9573-9583 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Improving axial resolution for holographic tracking of colloids and bacteria over a wide depth of field by optimizing different factors

Opt. Express 26(8), 9920-9930 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Colour computer-generated holography for point clouds utilizing the Phong illumination model

Opt. Express 26(8), 10282-10298 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Efficient tiled calculation of over-10-gigapixel holograms using ray-wavefront conversion

Opt. Express 26(8), 10773-10786 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Image Processing

Wide field fluorescence epi-microscopy behind a scattering medium enabled by speckle correlations

Opt. Express 26(8), 9866-9881 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems and Displays

Investigation on quantitative uniformity evaluation for directional backlight auto-stereoscopic displays

Opt. Express 26(8), 9398-9408 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Revealing hidden scenes by photon-efficient occlusion-based opportunistic active imaging

Opt. Express 26(8), 9945-9962 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Magneto-optical imaging characteristics of weld defects under alternating magnetic field excitation

Opt. Express 26(8), 9972-9983 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

High frame-rate computational ghost imaging system using an optical fiber phased array and a low-pixel APD array

Opt. Express 26(8), 10048-10064 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Lithographic source and mask optimization with narrow-band level-set method

Opt. Express 26(8), 10065-10078 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Holographic near-eye display system based on double-convergence light Gerchberg-Saxton algorithm

Opt. Express 26(8), 10140-10151 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Imaging through a projection screen using bi-stable switchable diffusive photon sieves

Opt. Express 26(8), 10162-10170 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Resolution of spectral focusing in coherent Raman imaging

Opt. Express 26(8), 10230-10241 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Particle free optical imaging of flow field by liquid crystal polarization

Opt. Express 26(8), 10452-10461 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Time-resolved multispectral imaging based on an adaptive single-pixel camera

Opt. Express 26(8), 10550-10558 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatial resolution versus contrast trade-off enhancement in high-resolution surface plasmon resonance imaging (SPRI) by metal surface nanostructure design

Opt. Express 26(8), 10616-10630 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Strain sensing based on strain to radio-frequency conversion of optical frequency comb

Opt. Express 26(8), 9484-9491 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Studying the fundamental limit of optical fiber links to the 10−21 level

Opt. Express 26(8), 9515-9527 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Resolution-enhanced heterodyne laser interferometer with differential configuration for roll angle measurement

Opt. Express 26(8), 9634-9644 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Hyperspectral imaging for the spectral measurement of far-field beam divergence angle and beam uniformity of a supercontinuum laser

Opt. Express 26(8), 9822-9828 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

One-dimensional angular-measurement-based stitching interferometry

Opt. Express 26(8), 9882-9892 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Point-cloud noncontact metrology of freeform optical surfaces

Opt. Express 26(8), 10242-10265 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of toluene LIF to transonic nozzle flows to identify zones of incomplete molecular mixing

Opt. Express 26(8), 10266-10273 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Full-circle range and microradian resolution angle measurement using the orthogonal mirror self-mixing interferometry

Opt. Express 26(8), 10371-10381 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

High resolution channeled imaging spectropolarimetry based on liquid crystal variable retarder

Opt. Express 26(8), 10382-10391 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Accurate evaluation of size and refractive index for spherical objects in quantitative phase imaging

Opt. Express 26(8), 10729-10743 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Interferometric profile measurement of optical-thickness by wavelength tuning with suppression of spatially uniform error

Opt. Express 26(8), 10870-10878 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Flight trajectory analysis of CuSn-droplets generated by laser drop on demand jetting, using stereoscopic high-speed imaging

Opt. Express 26(8), 10968-10980 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Two-dimensional beam-steering device using a doubly periodic Si photonic-crystal waveguide

Opt. Express 26(8), 9389-9397 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

All-organic switching polarizer based on polymer waveguides and liquid crystals

Opt. Express 26(8), 9584-9594 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear silicon nitride waveguides based on a PECVD deposition platform

Opt. Express 26(8), 9645-9654 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrashort and broadband silicon polarization splitter-rotator using fast quasiadiabatic dynamics

Opt. Express 26(8), 9655-9665 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Four-port mode-selective silicon optical router for on-chip optical interconnect

Opt. Express 26(8), 9740-9748 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical gradient forces in PT-symmetric coupled-waveguide structures

Opt. Express 26(8), 10220-10229 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

High-performance GeSn photodetector and fin field-effect transistor (FinFET) on an advanced GeSn-on-insulator platform

Opt. Express 26(8), 10305-10314 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Broad-band surface optical coupler based on a SiO2-capped vertically curved silicon waveguide

Opt. Express 26(8), 10400-10407 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

CdTe microwires as mid-infrared optical waveguides

Opt. Express 26(8), 10944-10952 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Machining and Material Processing

Demonstration and characterization of ultrafast laser-inscribed mid-infrared waveguides in chalcogenide glass IG2

Opt. Express 26(8), 10930-10943 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Spectral engineering for circular-side square microlasers

Opt. Express 26(8), 9409-9414 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of a fully integrated heterogeneous silicon/III-V colliding pulse mode-locked laser with on-chip feedback

Opt. Express 26(8), 9714-9723 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Narrowband diode laser pump module for pumping alkali vapors

Opt. Express 26(8), 9792-9797 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Supercontinuum generation in an Er-doped figure-eight passively mode-locked fiber laser

Opt. Express 26(8), 9893-9900 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

7.5 W blue light generation at 452 nm by internal frequency doubling of a continuous-wave Nd-doped fiber laser

Opt. Express 26(8), 10000-10006 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

High-performance second-Stokes generation of a Nd:YVO4/YVO4 Raman laser based on a folded coupled cavity

Opt. Express 26(8), 10171-10178 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Incoherent beam combining of fiber lasers by an all-fiber 7 × 1 signal combiner at a power level of 14 kW

Opt. Express 26(8), 10421-10427 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparative study of high power Tm:YLF and Tm:LLF slab lasers in continuous wave regime

Opt. Express 26(8), 10559-10572 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Pump-modulation-induced beam stabilization in high-power fiber laser systems above the mode instability threshold

Opt. Express 26(8), 10691-10704 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Principle of beam generation in on-chip 2D beam pattern projecting lasers

Opt. Express 26(8), 10787-10800 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Composite filtering effect in a SESAM mode-locked fiber laser with a 3.2-GHz fundamental repetition rate: switchable states from single soliton to pulse bunch

Opt. Express 26(8), 10842-10857 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF



Freeform engineered disordered metalenses for super-resolution imaging and communication

Opt. Express 26(8), 9749-9771 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Printed optical metamaterials composed of embedded silver nanoparticles for flexible applications

Opt. Express 26(8), 10326-10338 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

CMOS compatible metamaterial absorbers for hyperspectral medium wave infrared imaging and sensing applications

Opt. Express 26(8), 10408-10420 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional transformation optics for arbitrary coordinate systems: transforming conductive materials and boundaries

Opt. Express 26(8), 10462-10475 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Huygens’ optical vector wave field synthesis via in-plane electric dipole metasurface

Opt. Express 26(8), 10649-10660 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


In situ high temperature microwave microscope for nondestructive detection of surface and sub-surface defects

Opt. Express 26(8), 9595-9606 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Achieving superresolution with illumination-enhanced sparsity

Opt. Express 26(8), 9850-9865 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation on improvement of lateral resolution of continuous wave STED microscopy by standing wave illumination

Opt. Express 26(8), 9901-9919 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Long working range light field microscope with fast scanning multifocal liquid crystal microlens array

Opt. Express 26(8), 10981-10996 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Efficient half-harmonic generation of three-optical-cycle mid-IR frequency comb around 4 µm using OP-GaP

Opt. Express 26(8), 9963-9971 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Collisional dynamics in laser-induced plasmas: evidence for electron-impact excitation

Opt. Express 26(8), 10392-10399 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Double-hump solitons in fractional dimensions with a 𝒫𝒯–symmetric potential

Opt. Express 26(8), 10509-10518 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering as an effective tool for visualization of single-wall carbon nanotubes

Opt. Express 26(8), 10527-10534 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Faster light with competing absorption and gain

Opt. Express 26(8), 10643-10648 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Cluster synchronization in symmetric VCSELs networks with variable-polarization optical feedback

Opt. Express 26(8), 10754-10761 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Quasi-phase-matched self-pumped optical parametric oscillation in a micro-resonator

Opt. Express 26(8), 10813-10819 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Continuous-wave whispering-gallery optical parametric oscillator based on CdSiP2

Opt. Express 26(8), 10833-10841 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatiotemporal coherent noise in frequency-domain optical parametric amplification

Opt. Express 26(8), 10953-10967 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Communications

On line rates, information rates, and spectral efficiencies in probabilistically shaped QAM systems

Opt. Express 26(8), 9784-9791 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Directly using 8.8-km conventional multi-mode fiber for 6-mode orbital angular momentum multiplexing transmission

Opt. Express 26(8), 10038-10047 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Raman-enhanced optical phase conjugator in WDM transmission systems

Opt. Express 26(8), 10274-10281 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Joint atmospheric turbulence detection and adaptive demodulation technique using the CNN for the OAM-FSO communication

Opt. Express 26(8), 10494-10508 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time 100 Gbps/λ/core NRZ and EDB IM/DD transmission over multicore fiber for intra-datacenter communication networks

Opt. Express 26(8), 10519-10526 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Linewidth-tolerant and multi-format carrier phase estimation schemes for coherent optical m-QAM flexible transmission systems

Opt. Express 26(8), 10599-10615 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear equalization based on pruned artificial neural networks for 112-Gb/s SSB-PAM4 transmission over 80-km SSMF

Opt. Express 26(8), 10631-10642 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Column generation algorithms for virtual network embedding in flexi-grid optical networks

Opt. Express 26(8), 10898-10913 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Software-defined networking control plane for seamless integration of multiple silicon photonic switches in Datacom networks

Opt. Express 26(8), 10914-10929 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Dynamical optical response of nematic liquid crystal cells through electrically driven Fréedericksz transition: influence of the nematic layer thickness

Opt. Express 26(8), 10716-10728 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Template-stripped nanoaperture tweezer integrated with optical fiber

Opt. Express 26(8), 9607-9613 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Prediction performance of reservoir computing system based on a semiconductor laser subject to double optical feedback and optical injection

Opt. Express 26(8), 10211-10219 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


Highly efficient all-optical beam modulation utilizing thermo-optic effects

Opt. Express 26(8), 9502-9514 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of tunable, high repetition rate optical frequency combs using on-chip silicon modulators

Opt. Express 26(8), 10744-10753 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals

Wideband slow short-pulse propagation in one-thousand slantingly coupled L3 photonic crystal nanocavities

Opt. Express 26(8), 9552-9564 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanocrystalline silicon optomechanical cavities

Opt. Express 26(8), 9829-9839 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Generation of optical vortex array along arbitrary curvilinear arrangement

Opt. Express 26(8), 9798-9812 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Non-paraxial idealized polarizer model

Opt. Express 26(8), 9840-9849 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]


Dynamic tailoring of surface plasmon polaritons through incident angle modulation

Opt. Express 26(8), 9772-9783 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Graphene patterns supported terahertz tunable plasmon induced transparency

Opt. Express 26(8), 9931-9944 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Color rendering based on a plasmon fullerene cavity

Opt. Express 26(8), 9984-9999 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultralow loss graphene-based hybrid plasmonic waveguide with deep-subwavelength confinement

Opt. Express 26(8), 10109-10118 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical investigation of narrowband infrared absorber and sensor based on dielectric-metal metasurface

Opt. Express 26(8), 10179-10187 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Three dimensional chiral plasmon rulers based on silver nanorod trimers

Opt. Express 26(8), 10315-10325 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Cascaded plasmonic superlens for far-field imaging with magnification at visible wavelength

Opt. Express 26(8), 10888-10897 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing

Estimation of suspended particulate matter in turbid coastal waters: application to hyperspectral satellite imagery

Opt. Express 26(8), 10476-10493 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

RF and Microwave Photonics

Photonic generation of linearly chirped microwave waveforms using a monolithic integrated three-section laser

Opt. Express 26(8), 9676-9685 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


Optimized criteria for angular parameter selection for the Chin-Shifrin integral transform inversion

Opt. Express 26(8), 10858-10869 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


HCN ppt-level detection based on a QEPAS sensor with amplified laser and a miniaturized 3D-printed photoacoustic detection channel

Opt. Express 26(8), 9666-9675 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

High performance all-fiber temperature sensor based on coreless side-polished fiber wrapped with polydimethylsiloxane

Opt. Express 26(8), 9686-9699 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Multifunctional paper strip based on GO-veiled Ag nanoparticles with highly SERS sensitive and deliverable properties for high-performance molecular detection

Opt. Express 26(8), 10023-10037 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

High precision position sensor based on CPA in a composite multi-layered system

Opt. Express 26(8), 10079-10090 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

A cost-effective quasi-distributed liquid leakage sensor based on the polymer optical fiber and flexible lamp belt with LEDs

Opt. Express 26(8), 10152-10161 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Six-state phase modulation for reduced crosstalk in a fiber optic gyroscope

Opt. Express 26(8), 10535-10549 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavelength-scanning coherent OTDR for dynamic high strain resolution sensing

Opt. Express 26(8), 10573-10588 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband FBG resonator seismometer: principle, key technique, self-noise, and seismic response analysis

Opt. Express 26(8), 10705-10715 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

High-spatial-resolution ultrasonic sensor using a micro suspended-core fiber

Opt. Express 26(8), 10820-10832 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrasonic imaging of seismic physical models using a fringe visibility enhanced fiber-optic Fabry-Perot interferometric sensor

Opt. Express 26(8), 11025-11033 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


Determination of the contributions of two simultaneous absorption orders using 2-beam action spectroscopy

Opt. Express 26(8), 9492-9501 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Frequency accurate coherent electro-optic dual-comb spectroscopy in real-time

Opt. Express 26(8), 9700-9713 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Accuracy and stability improvement for meat species identification using multiplicative scatter correction and laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Opt. Express 26(8), 10119-10127 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature-scanning saturation cavity ring-down spectrometry for Doppler-free spectroscopy

Opt. Express 26(8), 10203-10210 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-comb spectroscopy with a single free-running thulium-doped fiber laser

Opt. Express 26(8), 11046-11054 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Correlation between electrical direct current resistivity and plasmonic properties of CMOS compatible titanium nitride thin films

Opt. Express 26(8), 9813-9821 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Short pulse generation from a passively mode-locked fiber optical parametric oscillator with optical time-stretch

Opt. Express 26(8), 9565-9572 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Tailoring the spatio-temporal distribution of diffractive focused ultrashort pulses through pulse shaping

Opt. Express 26(8), 10762-10772 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Choosing sensitivity to reduce X-ray dose in medical phase contrast imaging

Opt. Express 26(8), 10339-10357 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF


Linear and nonlinear optical characterization of self-assembled, large-area gold nanosphere metasurfaces with sub-nanometer gaps: errata

Opt. Express 26(8), 9614-9614 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

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