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OSA Publishing

10 February 2013, Volume 52, Issue 5, pp. 897-1116   23 articles


Optical Technology

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Studies on some of the inherent optical properties of natural waters [Invited]

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 930-939 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Genesis and evolution of polarization of light in the ocean [Invited]

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 940-948 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics


Review of ultrafast fluorescence polarization spectroscopy [Invited]

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 917-929 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Technology

Diffraction and Gratings

Effect of modular diffraction gratings on absorption in P3HT:PCBM layers

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 1025-1034 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Calculation of the diffraction efficiency on concave gratings based on Fresnel–Kirchhoff’s diffraction formula

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 1110-1116 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Experimental study of z resolution in acousto-optical coherence tomography using random phase jumps on ultrasound and light

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 949-957 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Full-range parallel Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography using a spatial carrier frequency

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 958-965 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

High-resolution spectral imaging based on coded dispersion

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 1041-1048 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Ultra-compact and fabrication-tolerant polarization rotator based on a bend asymmetric-slab waveguide

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 990-996 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Comparison of an accelerated weighted fluorescence Monte Carlo simulation method with reference methods in multi-layered turbid media

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 1066-1075 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Optics of hemispherical top dome and its effect on tubular light guide efficiency: diffuse light case

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 1100-1109 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Optimization of the absorption efficiency of an amorphous-silicon thin-film tandem solar cell backed by a metallic surface-relief grating

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 966-979 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization-independent high-index contrast grating and its fabrication tolerances

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 1049-1053 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Information Processing

Imaging Systems

Exploring underwater target detection by imaging polarimetry and correlation techniques

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 997-1005 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Dynamic polarization holography: 2. Dynamic polarization-holographic gratings and their application

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 1006-1015 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Photonics, and Environmental Optics

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Compact echelle spectrometer for occultation sounding of the Martian atmosphere: design and performance

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 1054-1065 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Monitoring adsorption and sedimentation using evanescent-wave cavity ringdown ellipsometry

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 1086-1093 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Approach dealing with the temporal profile of a probe laser pulse in the open-aperture Z-scan

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 1076-1085 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Optics at Surfaces

Systematic investigation on light intensification by typical subsurface cracks on optical glass surfaces

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 980-989 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


High-sensitive measurement of water vapor: shot-noise level performance via a noise canceller

Appl. Opt. 52(5), 1094-1099 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

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