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20 January 2006, Volume 45, Issue 3, pp. 411-577   24 articles


Optical Technology and Biomedical Optics

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Accuracy and resolution of a dynamic-speckle profilometer

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 411-418 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Recognition of living fingers with a sensor based on scattered-light detection

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 419-424 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Describing isotropic and anisotropic out-of-plane deformations in thin cubic materials by use of Zernike polynomials

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 432-437 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


One more possible mechanism of Weigert's effect in azo-dye-colored materials

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 438-444 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Proteins and dipicolinic acid released during heat shock activation of Bacillus subtilis spores probed by optical spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 445-450 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Digital holographic microscopy with dual-wavelength phase unwrapping

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 451-459 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Orientation-independent differential interference contrast microscopy

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 460-469 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Dark-field imaging with cylindrical-vector beams

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 470-479 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Fabrication of three-dimensional photonic crystals with two-beam holographic lithography

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 480-483 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Linear astigmatism of confocal off-axis reflective imaging systems and its elimination

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 484-488 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Correction method for absorption-dependent signal enhancement by a liquid-core optical fiber

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 489-494 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Dichroic rugate filters

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 495-500 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing


Synthetic-aperture chirp confocal imaging

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 501-510 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

High-power and high-accuracy integrating sphere radiometer: design, characterization, and calibration

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 511-518 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Origin of spectral modal noise in fiber-coupled spectrographs

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 519-527 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Development of a parallel demodulation system used for extrinsic Fabry-Perot interferometer and fiber Bragg grating sensors

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 528-535 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Holmium lasers passively Q-switched with PbS quantum-dot-doped glasses

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 536-539 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Duty cycle dependence of a periodically poled LiNbO3-based electro-optic Solc filter

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 540-545 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF


Matrix form for the instrument line shape of Fourier-transform spectrometers yielding a fast integration algorithm to theoretical spectra

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 546-557 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable ultrafast infrared/visible laser to probe vibrational dynamics

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 558-564 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Degenerated optical parametric chirped-pulse amplification with cesium lithium borate

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 565-568 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Focusing multiple high-order harmonics in the extreme-ultraviolet and soft-x-ray regions by a platinum-coated ellipsoidal mirror

Appl. Opt. 45(3), 573-577 (2006)  View: HTML | PDF

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