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1 December 2005, Volume 44, Issue 34, pp. 7261-7493   32 articles


Optical Technology and Biomedical Optics

Image Processing

Phase demodulation method from a single fringe pattern based on correlation with a polynomial form

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7261-7269 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Characterization of gradient-index lens-fiber spacing toward applications in two-photon fluorescence endoscopy

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7270-7274 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Assessment of refractive index gradients by standard rainbow thermometry

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7275-7281 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical vector network analyzer for single-scan measurements of loss, group delay, and polarization mode dispersion

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7282-7286 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF


In-line interferometer for direction-sensitive displacement measurements by optical feedback detection

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7287-7294 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Plasma interferometry and how the bound-electron contribution can bend fringes in unexpected ways

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7295-7301 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF


Rapid subsurface detection of nanoscale defects in live microprocessors by functional infrared emission spectral microscopy

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7302-7306 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Data Storage

Optical Design and Fabrication

Subwavelength surface-relief gratings for stellar coronagraphy

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7313-7321 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Active optics and modified-Rumsey wide-field telescopes: MINITRUST demonstrators with vase- and tulip-form mirrors

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7322-7332 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Characterization of AlF3 thin films at 193 nm by thermal evaporation

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7333-7338 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Diffraction and Gratings

Complex-argument Laguerre–Gauss beams: transport of mean-squared beam width

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7339-7343 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF


Polarization holographic high-density optical data storage in bacteriorhodopsin film

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7344-7348 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Blind multichannel reconstruction of high-resolution images using wavelet fusion

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7349-7356 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Finite element formulation for a digital image correlation method

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7357-7363 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and oceanic optics

Intensity fluctuations in laser links between the ground and a satellite

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7364-7370 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Narrowband fiber-optic phase-shifted Fabry–Perot Bragg grating filters for atmospheric water vapor lidar measurements

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7371-7377 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Reevaluation of the quondam dust trend in the middle atmosphere

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7378-7393 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Microbend-induced mode coupling in a graded-index multimode fiber

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7394-7402 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Vicarious calibration of the third and fourth Stokes parameters of Windsat measurements

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7403-7406 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

In-line type micropulse lidar with an annular beam: experiment

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7407-7413 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-color laser-induced incandescence (2C-LII) technique for absolute soot volume fraction measurements in flames

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7414-7423 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF


Imaging through turbulence with a quadrature-phase optical interferometer

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7424-7438 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Continuous-wave laser performance of Nd:LuVO4 crystal operating at 1.34 µm

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7439-7441 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional calculation of high-power, annularly distributed, laser-beam-induced thermal effects on reflectors and windows

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7442-7450 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Spatial distribution of power coupling in self-pumped photorefractive reflection gratings

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7452-7457 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

In-line type micropulse lidar with an annular beam: theoretical approach

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7467-7474 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Remote sensing and sensors

Oceanic inherent optical properties: proposed single laser lidar and retrieval theory

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7483-7486 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF


Patterns in Mie scattering: evolution when normalized by the Rayleigh cross section

Appl. Opt. 44(34), 7487-7493 (2005)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

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