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10 March 2012, Volume 51, Issue 8, pp. 1010-1187   24 articles


Optical Technology

Diffraction and Gratings

Generation of midfield concentrated beam arrays using periodic metal annular apertures

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1076-1085 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Microbubble based fiber-optic Fabry–Perot interferometer formed by fusion splicing single-mode fibers for strain measurement

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1033-1036 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional phase step profilometry with a multicore optical fiber

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1045-1048 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Compact infrared cryogenic wafer-level camera: design and experimental validation

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1049-1060 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Spatial mismatch calibration using circular carrier technique in the simultaneous phase shifting interferometry

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1037-1044 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of in-plane displacement by wavelength-modulated heterodyne speckle interferometry

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1095-1100 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved algorithm for phase-to-height mapping in phase measuring profilometry

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1149-1155 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photothermal self-phase-modulation technique for absorption measurements on high-reflective coatings

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1156-1161 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional measuring technique for surface topography using a light-sectioning microscope

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1162-1170 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Spotlight on Optics

Magnetic field sensing based on V-shaped groove filled with magnetic fluids

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1010-1020 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Optical Design and Fabrication

Reactive self-tracking solar concentrators: concept, design, and initial materials characterization

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1086-1094 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband and mid-infrared absorber based on dielectric-thin metal film multilayers

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1109-1114 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Semiellipsoid microlens fabrication method using UV proximity printing

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1122-1130 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Optical properties of solution-processable semiconducting TiOx thin films for solar cell and other applications

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1131-1136 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Physical Optics

On the influence of noise statistics on polarimetric contrast optimization

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1178-1187 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Diffraction and Gratings

All-fiber Q-switched operation of thulium-doped silica fiber laser by piezoelectric microbending

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1067-1070 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Highly nonlinear all-solid photonic crystal fibers with low dispersion slope

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1021-1027 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic generation of tunable microwave signal using Brillouin fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1028-1032 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature-dependent photoluminescence spectra of Er-Tm codoped calcium boroaluminate glasses

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1115-1121 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Multiparameter measurement of absorbing liquid by time-resolved photoacoustics

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1061-1066 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

All-fiber broadband supercontinuum source with high efficiency in a step-index high nonlinear silica fiber

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1071-1075 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Utilization of a digital-versatile-disc pickup head for benchtop laser microfabrication

Appl. Opt. 51(8), 1171-1177 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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