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20 August 2014, Volume 53, Issue 24, pp. 5264-5575; Feat. pp: F1–F45   46 articles


Sandia National Laboratories Focus Issue: introduction

Appl. Opt. 53(24), SL1-SL1 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient multiframe super-resolution for imagery with lateral shifts

Appl. Opt. 53(24), F1-F9 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Ray tracing in a finite-element domain using nodal basis functions

Appl. Opt. 53(24), F10-F20 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectroradiometric monitoring for open outdoor culturing of algae and cyanobacteria

Appl. Opt. 53(24), F31-F45 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Far-infrared spectroscopy of the troposphere: calibration with a cold background

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5425-5433 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF


Measuring very low optical powers with a common camera

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5460-5464 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Characterization and analysis of finite-beam Bragg diffraction in a periodically poled lithium niobate electro-optic grating

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5312-5321 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Adaptive fiber optics collimator based on flexible hinges

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5434-5438 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Stray current sensor with cylindrical twisted fiber

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5486-5492 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Switchable and spacing-tunable dual-wavelength thulium-doped silica fiber laser based on a nonlinear amplifier loop mirror

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5522-5526 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometrical Optics

Determination of injection molding process windows for optical lenses using response surface methodology

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5264-5274 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF


Traceable interferometry using binary reconfigurable holograms

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5353-5358 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral interference in multiplexed volume Bragg gratings: theoretical calculations and experimental verification

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5477-5485 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Three-dimensional trace measurements for fast-moving objects using binary-encoded fringe projection techniques

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5283-5289 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Swarm-based algorithm for phase unwrapping

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5502-5509 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Synthetic aperture ladar imaging demonstrations and information at very low return levels

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5531-5537 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental demonstration of 4D imaging in two-phase flows based on computed tomography at 5  kHz

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5547-5553 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Full-Stokes Fourier-transform imaging spectropolarimeter using a time-division polarization modulator

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5275-5282 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Improving accuracy in period measurement of gratings with multiple diffraction orders

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5290-5293 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase discontinuity predictions using a machine-learning trained kernel

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5439-5447 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Balanced plane-mirror heterodyne interferometer with subnanometer periodic nonlinearity

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5448-5452 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Tri-window common-path interferometer for quantifying phase objects

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5453-5459 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

On-line surface inspection using cylindrical lens–based spectral domain low-coherence interferometry

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5510-5516 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Reverse optimization reconstruction of aspheric figure error in a non-null interferometer

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5538-5546 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Fluence ablation threshold dependence on tin impurities in commercial soda-lime glass

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5416-5420 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Refocusing a scanned laser projector for small and bright images: simultaneously controlling the profile of the laser beam and the boundary of the image

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5421-5424 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

2.4  W highly efficient simultaneous dual-wavelength laser operation of monoclinic Yb3+:Ca4LaO(BO3)3 crystals

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5517-5521 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

High efficiency single-mode-multimode-single-mode fiber laser with diffraction-limited beam output

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5554-5558 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF


Parametric formulation of the dielectric function of palladium and palladium hydride thin films

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5294-5306 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Red/blue spectral shifts of laser-induced fluorescence emission due to different nanoparticle suspensions in various dye solutions

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5398-5409 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Dual-channel spectral-domain optical-coherence tomography system based on 3 × 3 fiber coupler for extended imaging range

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5375-5379 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF


Spotlight on Optics

Photonic nanojets generated using square-profile microsteps

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5322-5329 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Optical bistability and multistability via magnetic field intensities in a solid

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5391-5397 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Microscopic lithography with pixelate diffraction of a digital micro-mirror device for micro-lens fabrication

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5307-5311 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Tunable wavelength terahertz polarization converter based on quartz waveplates

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5410-5415 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

LED high-beam headlamp based on free-form microlenses

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5570-5575 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Percolation threshold determination of sputtered silver films using Stokes parameters and in situ conductance measurements

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5367-5374 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Spectral Neugebauer-based color halftone prediction model accounting for paper fluorescence

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5380-5390 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Encoding high-order cylindrically polarized light beams

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5493-5501 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF


Ray tracing algorithm for accurate solar irradiance prediction in urban areas

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5465-5476 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF


Impacts of dichroic prism coatings on radiometry of the airborne imaging spectrometer APEX

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5344-5352 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved Savitzky–Golay-method-based fluorescence subtraction algorithm for rapid recovery of Raman spectra

Appl. Opt. 53(24), 5559-5569 (2014)  View: HTML | PDF

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