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1 October 2007, Volume 46, Issue 28, pp. 6849-7082   30 articles


Optical Technology

Diffraction and Gratings

On the nonparaxial modes of two-dimensional nearly concentric resonators

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6859-6866 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical analysis and optimization of optical spectral characteristics of fiber Bragg gratings modulated by a transverse acoustic wave

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6959-6965 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Grating mosaic based on image processing of far-field diffraction intensity patterns in two wavelengths

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 7018-7025 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Vernier-effect optical interrogation technique for fiber Bragg grating sensors

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6879-6884 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral behavior in thinned long period gratings: effects of fiber diameter on refractive index sensitivity

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6945-6952 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Electric field sensing with a hybrid polymer/glass fiber

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6953-6958 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Lambertian radiance and transmission of an integrating sphere

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6966-6970 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Design considerations for the absolute testing approach of aspherics using combined diffractive optical elements

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 7040-7048 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF


Comparison between gradient-doping GaAs photocathode and uniform-doping GaAs photocathode

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 7035-7039 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Enhancing the tuning range of a single resonant band long period grating while maintaining the resonant peak depth by using an optimized high index indium tin oxide overlay

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6984-6989 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication and evaluation of a wideband multilayer laminar-type holographic grating for use with a soft-x-ray flat-field spectrograph in the region of 1.7 keV

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 7054-7060 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Optomechanical integration method for finite integrals

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6918-6922 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF


Impact of relative intensity noise of vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers on optics-based micromachined audio and seismic sensors

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6907-6911 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Spatial effect on the interference of light propagated in a film structure

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 7049-7053 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF


Structural dependence of guided acoustic-wave Brillouin scattering spectra in hole-assisted fiber and its temperature dependence

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6912-6917 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Computational experiments on optical coating production using monochromatic monitoring strategy aimed at eliminating a cumulative effect of thickness errors

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6936-6944 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Image Processing

Iterative algorithm of phase determination in digital holography for real-time recording of real objects

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6849-6853 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Hybrid iterative phase retrieval algorithm based on fusion of intensity information in three defocused planes

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6872-6878 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Maximum a posteriori estimation of spectral reflectance from color image and multipoint spectral measurements

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 7068-7082 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Common-path achromatic interferometer-coronagraph: images from a breadboard demonstrator

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6885-6895 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Geometrical Optics

Multilaser Herriott cell for planetary tunable laser spectrometers

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6923-6935 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Simple method for the temporal characterization of amplified spontaneous emission in femtosecond terawatt Ti:sapphire lasers

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6854-6858 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Minimization of the impact of a broad bandwidth high-gain nonlinear preamplifier to the amplified spontaneous emission pedestal of the Vulcan petawatt laser facility

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6978-6983 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Theory and practice of ubiquitous quantitative chemical analysis using conventional computer optical disk drives

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 7007-7017 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors


Light scattering and absorption by fractal-like carbonaceous chain aggregates: comparison of theories and experiment

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6990-7006 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Biomedical Optics

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Fiber Bragg grating displacement sensor for movement measurement of tendons and ligaments

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6867-6871 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Study of the surface structure of butterfly wings using the scanning electron microscopic moiré method

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 7026-7034 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Dynamic eye model for adaptive optics testing

Appl. Opt. 46(28), 6971-6977 (2007)  View: HTML | PDF

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