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20 June 2013, Volume 52, Issue 18, pp. 4083-4418   41 articles



Wide-field compact catadioptric telescope spanning 0.7–14 μm wavelengths

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4334-4342 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Highly sensitive fiber pressure sensor based on off-center diaphragm reflection

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4223-4227 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Bend-resistant large-mode-area photonic crystal fiber with a triangular-core

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4323-4328 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometric Optics

Imaging Systems

Estimation of normalized point-source sensitivity of segment surface specifications for extremely large telescopes

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4111-4122 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging interferometry to measure surface rotation field

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4360-4369 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Wedge-plate shear for focus-shifting testing in single-shot laser system

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4237-4241 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulated and experimental study of laser-beam-induced thermal aberrations in precision optical systems

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4370-4376 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Laser-induced optogalvanic signal oscillations in miniature neon glow discharge plasma

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4404-4411 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Full-field optical coherence tomography using immersion Mirau interference microscope

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4400-4403 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Curved laser microjet in near field

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4131-4136 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Terahertz plastic compound lenses

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4186-4191 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation method for evaluating progressive addition lenses

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4273-4278 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Inspection of freeform intraocular lens topography by phase measuring deflectometric methods

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4279-4286 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and experimental verification for optical module of optical vector–matrix multiplier

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4412-4418 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Design and development of an injection-molded demultiplexer for optical communication systems in the visible range

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4103-4110 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-adaptive demodulation for polarization extinction ratio in distributed polarization coupling

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4353-4359 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Lens design with reduced sensitivity to thermally induced stress birefringence

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4311-4322 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Modulation depth of static four-phase-divided wind imaging interferometer

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4242-4248 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Determination of the bulk scattering parameters of diffusing materials

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4083-4090 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Thin Films

High-sensitivity optical humidity sensor based on a thin dielectric waveguide

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4287-4293 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

X-ray magneto-optical polarization spectroscopy: an analysis from the visible region to the x-ray regime

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4294-4310 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Coherent optical correlator based on combined halftone and position modulation of light phase

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4163-4170 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Image encryption using polarized light encoding and amplitude and phase truncation in the Fresnel domain

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4343-4352 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Study of reference waves in single-exposure generalized phase-shifting digital holography

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4097-4102 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytical brightness compensation algorithm for traditional polygon-based method in computer-generated holography

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4391-4399 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Image processing for safety assessment in civil engineering

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4385-4390 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Imaging Systems

Hybrid source mask optimization for robust immersion lithography

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4200-4211 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Sensitivity improvement of micro-grating accelerometer based on differential detection method

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4091-4096 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics


Reliability analysis and comparison of demodulation methods for dual-beam wavelength-modulation spectroscopy water vapor detection

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4171-4178 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Ultrahigh contrast from a frequency-doubled chirped-pulse-amplification beamline

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4258-4263 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Passive Q-switching laser performance of Yb:Gd3Ga5O12 garnet crystal

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4329-4333 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Size effect on the optical limiting in suspensions of detonation nanodiamond clusters

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4123-4130 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Athermal directions in KGd(WO4)2 and KLu(WO4)2 crystals under uniform heating

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4377-4384 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Quantum Optics

Electromagnetically induced grating based on the giant Kerr nonlinearity controlled by spontaneously generated coherence

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4264-4272 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Analysis of laser generated ultrasonic wave frequency characteristics induced by a partially closed surface-breaking crack

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4179-4185 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Modeling of femtosecond pulse propagation inside x-cut and z-cut MgO doped LiNbO3 anisotropic crystals

Appl. Opt. 52(18), 4212-4222 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

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