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1 June 2007, Volume 46, Issue 16, pp. 3069-3375   39 articles


Optical Technology


Direct measurement of photon number statistics at telecom wavelengths using a charge integration photon detector

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3069-3074 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Resonant frequencies of Fabry-Perot interferometers with ultrathin mirror spacings

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3075-3078 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Asymmetric transverse-load characteristics and polarization dependence of long-period fiber gratings written by a focused CO2 laser

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3079-3086 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometrical optics

Analytical solutions for image orientation changes in prisms

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3087-3094 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

High-resolution, flat-field, plane-grating, f/10 spectrograph with off-axis parabolic mirrors

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3095-3101 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation of the inhomogeneous medium with a self-adapting grid

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3102-3106 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Circle of least confusion of a spherical reflector

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3107-3117 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF


Determination of large-scale out-of-plane displacements in digital Fourier holography

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3118-3125 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Multipoint laser vibrometer for modal analysis

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3126-3132 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Electro-optic heterodyne interferometer

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3144-3149 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of aerosol-particle trajectories using a structured laser beam

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3150-3155 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic force microscopy characterization of Zerodur mirror substrates for the extreme ultraviolet telescopes aboard NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3156-3163 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Two-dimensional performance of uniform irradiation with the use of an edge-softened lens array and spectral dispersion

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3164-3168 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Laser linear encoder with both high fabrication and head-to-scale tolerances

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3169-3176 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical combiner-splitter and gating devices based on straight waveguides

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3177-3184 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and analysis of all-dielectric broadband nonpolarizing parallel-plate beam splitters

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3185-3188 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Long-term stable device for tuning fiber Bragg gratings

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3189-3195 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Analysis of a two-dimensional photonic bandgap structure fabricated by an interferometric lithographic system

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3196-3204 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation analysis of the restraining effect of a spatial filter on a hot image

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3205-3209 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF


Resolution enhancement by combination of subpixel and deconvolution in miniature spectrometers

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3210-3214 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Embedded spectroscopic fiber sensor for on-line arc-welding analysis

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3215-3220 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Nanoporous structure of a GdF3 thin film evaluated by variable angle spectroscopic ellipsometry

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3221-3226 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Analysis of the interchannel response in a MEMS 1 × N2 wavelength-selective switch

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3227-3232 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF


Orthogonal polarization simultaneous readout for volume holograms with hybrid angle and polarization multiplexing in LiNbO3

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3233-3238 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Infrared target tracking with kernel-based performance metric and eigenvalue-based similarity measure

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3239-3252 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Multiple-step triangular-pattern phase shifting and the influence of number of steps and pitch on measurement accuracy

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3253-3262 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Design of a broadband highly dispersive pure silica photonic crystal fiber

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3263-3268 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser with 38 W average power and user-selectable, flat-in-time subnanosecond pulses

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3269-3275 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

National Ignition Facility laser performance status

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3276-3303 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Birefringence-induced bifocusing for selection of radially or azimuthally polarized laser modes

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3304-3310 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Passively Q-switched Tm3+-doped silica fiber lasers

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3311-3317 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Enhanced second-harmonic generation in an electro-optic controlled periodically poled ferroelectric crystal

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3318-3322 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Bulk electro-optic deflector-based switches

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3323-3331 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing


Fiber optic Raman sensor to monitor the concentration ratio of nitrogen and oxygen in a cryogenic mixture

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3345-3351 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Biomedical Optics

Imaging Systems

Photoacoustic tomography using a Mach-Zehnder interferometer as an acoustic line detector

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3352-3358 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Feasibility analysis of an epidermal glucose sensor based on time-resolved fluorescence

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3359-3368 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Bandgap-assisted surface-plasmon sensing

Appl. Opt. 46(16), 3369-3375 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

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