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Information Acquisition, Processing, and Display

  • Spotlight Summary by Ralf Reulke

    • Monochromatic measurements of the JPSS-1 VIIRS polarization sensitivity
    • Appl. Opt. 55(27) 7444-7454 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Simone Lolli

    • Design of a monolithic Michelson interferometer for fringe imaging in a near-field, UV, direct-detection Doppler wind lidar
    • Appl. Opt. 55(25) 6910-6929 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Brad Deutsch

    • Application of range migration algorithms to imaging with a dynamic metasurface antenna
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33(10) 2082-2092 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Roarke Horstmeyer

    • Metacoatings for wavelength-scale, high-numerical-aperture plano–concave focusing lenses
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33(10) 2120-2128 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Mariia Sorokina

    • High-speed all-optical NAND/AND logic gates using four-wave mixing Bragg scattering
    • Opt. Lett. 41(14) 3320-3323 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Roarke Horstmeyer

    • Beyond the diffraction limit via optical amplification
    • Opt. Lett. 41(14) 3181-3184 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Roarke Horstmeyer

    • Effects of surface materials on polarimetric-thermal measurements: applications to face recognition
    • Appl. Opt. 55(19) 5226-5233 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Nathan Doble

    • Dynamic full field optical coherence tomography: subcellular metabolic contrast revealed in tissues by interferometric signals temporal analysis
    • Biomed. Opt. Express 7(4) 1511-1524 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Summer Gibbs

    • Topical MMP beacon enabled fluorescence-guided resection of oral carcinoma
    • Biomed. Opt. Express 7(3) 1089-1099 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Mengyang Liu

    • High power visible light emitting diodes as pulsed excitation sources for biomedical photoacoustics
    • Biomed. Opt. Express 7(4) 1260-1270 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Roarke Horstmeyer

    • Rank-based camera spectral sensitivity estimation
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 33(4) 589-599 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Francesco Morichetti

    • Freeform three-dimensional embedded polymer waveguides enabled by external-diffusion assisted two-photon lithography
    • Appl. Opt. 55(8) 1906-1912 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

Light–Matter Interactions

  • Spotlight Summary by Filippo Miatto

    • Extended phase-matching properties of periodically poled potassium niobate crystals for mid-infrared polarization-entangled photon-pair generation
    • Appl. Opt. 55(34) 9791-9796 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Ilya Shadrivov

    • Terahertz saturable absorption in superconducting metamaterials
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33(12) 2649-2655 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Jean-Baptiste Masson

    • Simple and distortion-free optical sampling of terahertz pulses via heterodyne detection schemes
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33(10) 2045-2050 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Bryn Bell

    • Decoherence of orbital angular momentum tangled photons in non-Kolmogorov turbulence
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 33(9) 1831-1835 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Paul Hamilton

    • Phase shift formulation for N-light-pulse atom interferometers: application to inertial sensing
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33(8) 1777-1788 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Filippo Miatto

    • A certification scheme for the boson sampler
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33(9) 1835-1841 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by William Okell

    • Attosecond photoelectron streaking with enhanced energy resolution for small-bandgap materials
    • Opt. Lett. 41(16) 3714-3717 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Taek Yong Hwang

    • High power multi-color OPCPA source with simultaneous femtosecond deep-UV to mid-IR outputs
    • Opt. Lett. 41(15) 3583-3586 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Shalin Mehta

    • Exploring the potential of tailored spectral focusing
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33(7) 1482-1491 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Taek Yong Hwang

    • Angle-resolved multioctave supercontinua from mid-infrared laser filaments
    • Opt. Lett. 41(15) 3479-3482 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Michael Frosz

    • Mid-infrared supercontinuum generation spanning 2.0 to 15.1  μm in a chalcogenide step-index fiber
    • Opt. Lett. 41(9) 2117-2120 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Julien Réhault

    • Fourier transform two-dimensional electronic-vibrational spectroscopy using an octave-spanning mid-IR probe
    • Opt. Lett. 41(12) 2895-2898 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Gianluca Galzerano

    • Thermally controlled comb generation and soliton modelocking in microresonators
    • Opt. Lett. 41(11) 2565-2568 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Bryn Bell

    • Single-mode squeezing in arbitrary spatial modes
    • Opt. Express 24(7) 7633-7642 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Shakil Rehman

    • Ultraviolet femtosecond Kerr-gated wide-field fluorescence microscopy
    • Opt. Lett. 41(11) 2462-2465 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Prashant K. Jain

    • Shape-induced optical activity of chiral nanocrystals
    • Opt. Lett. 41(11) 2438-2441 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Omri Gat

    • Critical fluctuations in an optical parametric oscillator: when light behaves like magnetism
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33(5) 871-883 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Ilya Shadrivov

    • Optical Fano resonances in a nonconcentric nanoshell
    • Appl. Opt. 55(10) 2611-2618 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Filippo Miatto

    • Coupled orbital angular momentum conversions in a quasi-periodically poled LiTaO3 crystal
    • Opt. Lett. 41(6) 1169-1172 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Brynmor Davis

    • Ptychographic reconstruction of attosecond pulses
    • Opt. Express 23(23) 29502-29513 (2015) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Jean-Baptiste Masson

    • Carrier envelope phase shifter for broadband terahertz pulses
    • Opt. Lett. 41(5) 986-989 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Filippo Miatto

    • Bright source of polarization-entangled photons using a PPKTP pumped by a broadband multi-mode diode laser
    • Opt. Express 24(2) 1165-1174 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Jürgen Röpcke

    • Fiber-coupled diode-laser sensors for calibration-free stand-off measurements of gas temperature, pressure, and composition
    • Appl. Opt. 55(3) 479-484 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Siddharth Sivankutty

    • Two-photon imaging through a multimode fiber
    • Opt. Express 23(25) 32158-32170 (2015) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by M.E. Thomas and T.R. Clark

    • Surface losses in the visible governed by Rayleigh scattering in synthetic diamonds
    • Opt. Mater. Express 5(11) 2443-2447 (2015) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Kedar Khare

    • Efficient and versatile surface integral approach to light scattering in stratified media
    • Opt. Express 23(17) 21741-21760 (2015) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Instrumentation

  • Spotlight Summary by Roarke Horstmeyer

    • Transparent optical fingerprint capture system based on subwavelength metallic grating couplers
    • Opt. Mater. Express 6(12) 3899-3907 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by David Paganin

    • Unidirectional x-ray output from a crystal waveguide affected by Berry’s phase
    • Opt. Express 24(21) 24544-24550 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Alessandro Restelli

    • High-voltage integrated active quenching circuit for single photon count rate up to 80 Mcounts/s
    • Opt. Express 24(16) 17819-17831 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Kathleen Adelsberger

    • Simple method for determination of parameters of cemented doublet
    • Appl. Opt. 55(20) 5456-5458 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Filippo Miatto

    • Ultra-precise holographic beam shaping for microscopic quantum control
    • Opt. Express 24(13) 13881-13893 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Richard Bowman

    • Varied-line-spacing switchable holographic grating using polymer-dispersed liquid crystal
    • Appl. Opt. 55(18) 4952-4957 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Maria Losurdo

    • Use of optical spacers to enhance infrared Mueller ellipsometry sensitivity: application to the characterization of organic thin films
    • Appl. Opt. 55(12) 3323-3332 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Kedar Khare

    • Open-geometry Fourier modal method: modeling nanophotonic structures in infinite domains
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 33(7) 1298-1306 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Paul Kuzmenko

    • Vacuum and cryogenic compatible black surface for large optical baffles in advanced gravitational-wave telescopes
    • Opt. Mater. Express 6(5) 1613-1626 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Shakil Rehman

    • High refractive index immersion liquid for superresolution 3D imaging using sapphire-based aplanatic numerical aperture increasing lens optics
    • Appl. Opt. 55(12) 3165-3169 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Ilya Shadrivov

    • Omnidirectional transformation-optics cloak made from lenses and glenses
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 33(6) 1032-1040 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Jean-Baptiste Masson

    • Probing low-density carriers in a single atomic layer using terahertz parallel-plate waveguides
    • Opt. Express 24(4) 3885-3893 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Richard Bownman

    • Nanoparticle-polymer composite volume holographic gratings dispersed with ultrahigh-refractive-index hyperbranched polymer as organic nanoparticles
    • Opt. Lett. 41(6) 1281-1284 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Kedar Khare

    • Nondiffracting Bessel beams with polarization state that varies with propagation distance
    • Opt. Lett. 40(23) 5451-5454 (2015) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Brad Deutsch

    • Effective light absorption and its enhancement factor for silicon nanowire-based solar cell
    • Appl. Opt. 55(1) 117-121 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Gianluca Gagliardi

    • Shock-tube measurements of excited oxygen atoms using cavity-enhanced absorption spectroscopy
    • Appl. Opt. 54(29) 8766-8775 (2015) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

Optics in Biology and Medicine

  • Spotlight Summary by Robert Zawadzki

    • Photoreceptor disc shedding in the living human eye
    • Biomed. Opt. Express 7(11) 4554-4568 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Summer Gibbs

    • Functional imaging of the human brain using a modular, fibre-less, high-density diffuse optical tomography system
    • Biomed. Opt. Express 7(10) 4275-4288 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Summer Gibbs

    • Sensitive and selective detection of prostate-specific antigen using a photonic crystal nanolaser
    • Opt. Express 24(12) 12886-12892 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Shalin Mehta

    • Deep in vivo two-photon microscopy with a low cost custom built mode-locked 1060 nm fiber laser
    • Biomed. Opt. Express 7(2) 324-334 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

Optoelectronics

  • Spotlight Summary by Franko Küppers

    • Survey of Photonic Switching Architectures and Technologies in Support of Spatially and Spectrally Flexible Optical Networking [Invited]
    • J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 9(1) 1-26 (2017) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Erik Schartner

    • Fiber-optic electron-spin-resonance thermometry of single laser-activated neurons
    • Opt. Lett. 41(23) 5563-5566 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Andrey Kuzmin

    • Analytical model of tunable Alexandrite lasing under diode end-pumping with experimental comparison
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 33(12) 2525-2534 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Stephan Pachnicke

    • PON Roadmap [Invited]
    • J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 9(1) A71-A76 (2017) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Bernhard Schmauss

    • Multi-wavelength coherent transmission using an optical frequency comb as a local oscillator
    • Opt. Express 24(22) 25432-25445 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Thomas Udem

    • Generation of a frequency comb spanning more than 3.6 octaves from ultraviolet to mid infrared
    • Opt. Lett. 41(17) 3980-3983 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Paul Steinvurzel

    • An all fiber-optic multi-parameter structure health monitoring system
    • Opt. Express 24(18) 20287-20296 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Stefano Palomba

    • CMOS compatible metal-insulator-metal plasmonic perfect absorbers
    • Opt. Mater. Express 6(7) 2389-2396 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Andrey Kuzmin

    • Near perfect mode overlap between independently seeded, gain-switched lasers
    • Opt. Express 24(16) 17849-17859 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Younggyun Jeong

    • Coherent octave-spanning mid-infrared supercontinuum generated in As2S3-silica double-nanospike waveguide pumped by femtosecond Cr:ZnS laser
    • Opt. Express 24(11) 12406-12413 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Paul McManamon

    • High power compatible internally sensed optical phased array
    • Opt. Express 24(12) 13467-13479 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by James Cryan

    • High-repetition-rate and high-photon-flux 70 eV high-harmonic source for coincidence ion imaging of gas-phase molecules
    • Opt. Express 24(16) 18133-18147 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Michael Frosz

    • Polymer-clad silica fibers for tailoring modal area and dispersion
    • Opt. Lett. 41(15) 3587-3590 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Alexander Pukhov

    • Demonstration of acceleration of relativistic electrons at a dielectric microstructure using femtosecond laser pulses
    • Opt. Lett. 41(12) 2696-2699 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Francesco Morichetti

    • Ultralow crosstalk nanosecond-scale nested 2 × 2 Mach–Zehnder silicon photonic switch
    • Opt. Lett. 41(13) 3002-3005 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Darli Mello

    • Using 25  GbE Client Rates to Access the Gains of Adaptive Bit- and Code-Rate Networking
    • J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 8(7) A86-A91 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Andrey N. Kuzmin

    • GaSb-based vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with an emission wavelength at 3 μm
    • Opt. Lett. 41(12) 2799-2802 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Stephan Pachnicke

    • Potentialities and Criticalities of Flexible-Rate Transponders in DWDM Networks: A Statistical Approach
    • J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 8(7) A76-A85 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Bernhard Schmauss

    • Large-Area Low-Loss Fibers and Advanced Amplifiers for High-Capacity Long-Haul Optical Networks [Invited]
    • J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 8(7) A55-A63 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Tetsuya Ido

    • Measuring absolute frequencies beyond the GPS limit via long-haul optical frequency dissemination
    • Opt. Express 24(11) 11865-11875 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Parinda Vasa

    • Broadband efficient directional coupling to short-range plasmons: towards hybrid fiber nanotips
    • Opt. Express 24(7) 7507-7524 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Taek Yong Hwang

    • 100  W average power femtosecond laser at 343  nm
    • Opt. Lett. 41(8) 1885-1888 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Francesco Morichetti

    • Broadband on-chip near-infrared spectroscopy based on a plasmonic grating filter array
    • Opt. Lett. 41(9) 1913-1916 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Steven Rogers

    • Design and characterization of integrated components for SiN photonic quantum circuits
    • Opt. Express 24(7) 6843-6860 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by James R. Taylor

    • Versatile and widely tunable mid-infrared erbium doped ZBLAN fiber laser
    • Opt. Lett. 41(7) 1676-1679 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by James R. Taylor

    • Mid-IR supercontinuum from 2.4 to 5.4  μm in a low-loss fluoroindate fiber
    • Opt. Lett. 41(8) 1756-1759 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Andrey N. Kuzmin

    • Optically pumped 1.3  μm room-temperature InAs quantum-dot micro-disk lasers directly grown on (001) silicon
    • Opt. Lett. 41(7) 1664-1667 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Brad Deutsch

    • Electrical excitation of waveguided surface plasmons by a light-emitting tunneling optical gap antenna
    • Opt. Express 24(4) 3873-3884 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Val Zwiller

    • Superconducting nanowire single photon detector at 532 nm and demonstration in satellite laser ranging
    • Opt. Express 24(4) 3535-3542 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Shui-Qing Yu

    • Study of GeSn based heterostructures: towards optimized group IV MQW LEDs
    • Opt. Express 24(2) 1358-1367 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Sun-Kyu Lee

    • High luminous flux from single crystal phosphor-converted laser-based white lighting system
    • Opt. Express 24(2) A215-A221 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Stephan Pachnicke

    • Physical Layer Aspects of NG-PON2 Standards—Part 2: System Design and Technology Feasibility [Invited]
    • J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 8(1) 43-52 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Stephan Pachnicke

    • Physical Layer Aspects of NG-PON2 Standards—Part 1: Optical Link Design [Invited]
    • J. Opt. Commun. Netw. 8(1) 33-42 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Enrique J. Galvez

    • Experimental demonstration of 20  Gbit/s data encoding and 2  ns channel hopping using orbital angular momentum modes
    • Opt. Lett. 40(24) 5810-5813 (2015) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Alfred U’Ren

    • Electro-optic modulation for high-speed characterization of entangled photon pairs
    • Opt. Lett. 40(22) 5331-5334 (2015) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

  • Spotlight Summary by Parinda Vasa

    • Properties of near-field photoluminescence in green emitting single and multiple semipolar (2021) plane InGaN/GaN quantum wells
    • Opt. Mater. Express 6(1) 39-45 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

Vision and Color

  • Spotlight Summary by Mark Fairchild

    • Method to determine the degrees of consistency in experimental datasets of perceptual color differences
    • J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 33(12) 2289-2296 (2016) View: Abstract | HTML | PDF

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