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1 April 2015, Volume 54, Issue 10, pp. 2558-3089   67 articles


Change of Format: Editorial

Appl. Opt. 54(10), ED4-ED4 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Inner scale effect on scintillation index of flat-topped beam in non-Kolmogorov weak turbulence

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2630-2638 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Empirical correction of multifilter rotating shadowband radiometer (MFRSR) aerosol optical depths for the aerosol forward scattering and development of a long-term integrated MFRSR-Cimel dataset at Lampedusa

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2725-2737 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Analytical approach of ordinary frozen waves for optical trapping and micromanipulation

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2584-2593 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Beam diffraction by a resistive half-plane

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2665-2671 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Intensity-modulated relative humidity sensing with polyvinyl alcohol coating and optical fiber gratings

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2620-2624 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic crystal fiber interferometric pH sensor based on polyvinyl alcohol/polyacrylic acid hydrogel coating

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2647-2652 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Method of simultaneous measurement of two direction force and temperature using FBG sensor head

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2677-2687 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

New coherent laser communication detection scheme based on channel-switching method

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2738-2746 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

1.5  kW ytterbium-doped single-transverse-mode, linearly polarized monolithic fiber master oscillator power amplifier

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2880-2884 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Weak-signal iterative holography

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2615-2619 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Holographic assessment of self-phase modulation and blooming in a thermal medium

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2857-2865 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Depth plane adaptive integral imaging using a varifocal liquid lens array

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2565-2571 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Large-scale three-dimensional measurement via combining 3D scanner and laser rangefinder

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2814-2823 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Object tracking based on incremental Bi-2DPCA learning with sparse structure

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2897-2907 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Analyzing closed-fringe images using two-dimensional Fan wavelets

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2939-2952 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Unsupervised defect detection in textiles based on Fourier analysis and wavelet shrinkage

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2963-2980 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation, fabrication, and characterization of a tunable electrowetting-based lens with a wedge-shaped PDMS dielectric layer

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 3010-3017 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Imaging and image restoration of an on-axis three-mirror Cassegrain system with wavefront coding technology

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2798-2805 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhancement of the perceived image quality of a 2D/3D convertible directional-backlight unit system using a double-slit barrier array and an active diffuser

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2832-2837 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Development and application of spherically curved charge-coupled device imagers

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 3072-3082 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Plasmonic bandpass filter based on graphene nanoribbon

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2558-2564 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Beam shaping system based on a prism array for improving the throughput of a dispersive spectrometer

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2715-2719 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Mid-infrared Mueller ellipsometer with pseudo-achromatic optical elements

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2776-2785 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Determination of aspheric vertex radius of curvature in non-null interferometry

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2838-2844 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Small displacement measurements based on an angular-deviation amplifier and interferometric phase detection

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2885-2890 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Correction of large retardation window effect for ellipsometry measurements using quasi-Newton method

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2991-2998 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Wrapping-free phase retrieval with applications to interferometry, 3D-shape profiling, and deflectometry

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 3018-3023 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber-based distance sensing interferometry

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 3051-3063 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Establishment and application of the 0/45 reflectance factor scale over the shortwave infrared

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 3064-3071 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Improved method for estimation of multiple parameters in self-mixing interferometry

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2703-2709 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Diode-pumped passively dual-wavelength Q-switched Nd:GYSGG laser using graphene oxide as the saturable absorber

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2688-2692 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical distortions in end-pumped zigzag slab lasers

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2693-2702 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization switching detection method using a ferroelectric liquid crystal for dichroic atomic vapor laser lock frequency stabilization techniques

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2806-2813 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytical model of optical path difference in an end-pumped Yb:YAG thin-disk laser with nonuniform pumping light

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 3024-3031 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Stable dual-wavelength Q-switched Nd:YAG laser using a two-step energy extraction technique

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 3032-3042 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Machine Vision

Structural compensation enhancement method for nonuniform illumination images

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2929-2938 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Estimation of excited-state absorption and photobleaching in Fe2+-doped lithium sodium silicate glass under exposure to high-power nanosecond laser pulses

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2762-2768 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Dielectric function of very thin nano-granular ZnO layers with different states of growth

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 3043-3050 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Deformation verification and surface improvement of active stressed lap for 4  m-class primary mirror fabrication

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2658-2664 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Holographic fabrication of nanoantenna templates through a single reflective optical element

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2720-2724 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Robust linear equation dwell time model compatible with large scale discrete surface error matrix

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2747-2756 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

First approach to characterize tilts through multiple pistons in the classical Ronchi test

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2870-2879 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Orthonormal polynomials for annular pupil including a cross-shaped obstruction

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2922-2928 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrument transfer function of slope measuring deflectometry systems

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2981-2990 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Titanium dioxide slot waveguides for visible wavelengths

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2653-2657 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrowetting-actuated optical switch based on total internal reflection

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2672-2676 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Radiation stability of visible and near-infrared optical and magneto-optical properties of terbium gallium garnet crystals

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2866-2869 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Parametric analysis of damage probability: a tool to identify weak layers within multilayer coatings

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2953-2962 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Implementation of the photonic time-stretch concept using an incoherent pulsed light source

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2757-2761 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Lossless propagation in metal-semiconductor-metal plasmonic waveguides using quantum dot active medium

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2790-2797 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystal Fibers

Physical Optics

Concept of annular vector beam generation at terahertz wavelengths via a nonlinear parametric process

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2769-2775 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband single-polarization single-mode photonic crystal fibers with three different background materials

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2851-2856 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Fano resonance by dipole–hexapole coupling in a χ-shaped plasmonic nanostructure

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2710-2714 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Investigation of optical bistability in a double InxGa1−xN/GaN quantum-dot nanostructure via inter-dot tunneling effect

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2606-2614 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Broadband and tunable optical parametric generator for remote detection of gas molecules in the short and mid-infrared

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2594-2605 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Effect of scattering angle error on particle size determination by multiangle dynamic light scattering

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2824-2831 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical design method for minimization of ghost stray light intensity

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 3083-3089 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Photoemission performance of thin graded structure AlGaN photocathode

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2572-2576 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultimate sensing resolution of water temperature by remote Raman spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2639-2646 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Extractive FTIR spectroscopy with cryogen-free low-temperature inert preconcentration for autonomous measurements of atmospheric organics: 1: Instrument development and preliminary performance

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2908-2921 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Periodic modulation-based spectral and temporal superresolution with a single measurement

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2999-3009 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface Plasmons

Dichroic directional excitation of surface plasmon based on an integer-programming model

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2625-2629 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

High time–bandwidth product and high repetition rate period signal generation based on spectral hole burning crystal

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2891-2896 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision and Visual Optics

Color-tunable light emitting diodes based on quantum dot suspension

Appl. Opt. 54(10), 2845-2850 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

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