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1 June 2015, Volume 54, Issue 16, pp. 4960-5259   42 articles



Think Twice Before Declining a Manuscript Review Request: editorial

Appl. Opt. 54(16), ED6-ED6 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Acquisition of cross-polarized diffraction images and study of blurring effect by one time-delay-integration camera

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5223-5228 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Rapid bespoke laser ablation of variable period grating structures using a digital micromirror device for multi-colored surface images

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 4984-4988 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction in volume reflection gratings with variable fringe contrast

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5057-5064 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optic Sensors

Detection and monitoring of surface micro-cracks by PPP-BOTDA

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 4972-4978 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Push–pull slab coupled optical sensor for measuring electric fields in a vibrational environment

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5203-5209 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and performance investigation of a highly accurate apodized fiber Bragg grating-based strain sensor in single and quasi-distributed systems

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5243-5251 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometrical Optics

Generalized sine condition

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5037-5049 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Comparative analysis of the modified enclosed energy metric for self-focusing holograms from digital lensless holographic microscopy

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5102-5108 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Recording procedures for high-quality signal readout in self-referential holographic data storage

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5167-5174 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Full-color holographic diffuser using time-scheduled iterative exposure

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5252-5259 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Phase extraction algorithm considering high-order harmonics in fringe image processing

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 4989-4995 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

3D tracking the Brownian motion of colloidal particles using digital holographic microscopy and joint reconstruction

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 4996-5002 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Fast method of retrieving the asymmetry factor and scattering albedo from the maximum time-resolved reflectance of participating media

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5234-5242 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Backscanning step and stare imaging system with high frame rate and wide coverage

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 4960-4965 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-molecule localization software applied to photon counting imaging

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5074-5082 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Full-field parallel interferometry coherence probe microscope for high-speed optical metrology

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5083-5087 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Reflection terahertz time-domain imaging for analysis of an 18th century neoclassical easel painting

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5123-5129 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical compensation of phase curvature in digital holographic microscopy by use of programmable liquid lens

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5229-5233 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Fast and robust automatic calibration for single-shot dual-wavelength digital holography based on speckle displacements

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5003-5010 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Computational expressions for signals in frequency-modulation spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5031-5036 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of roughness based on the Talbot effect in reflection from rough surfaces

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5210-5215 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Air refractive index measurement using low-coherence interferometry

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5024-5030 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

8.2  kW high beam quality quasi-continuous-wave face-pumped Nd:YAG slab amplifier

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5011-5015 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

RTP Q-switched single-longitudinal-mode Nd:YAG laser with a twisted-mode cavity

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5143-5146 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Continuous-wave laser damage and conditioning of particle contaminated optics

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5216-5222 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Acousto-optics bandwidth broadening in a Bragg cell based on arbitrary synthesized signal methods

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5065-5073 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantitative phase microscopy: automated background leveling techniques and smart temporal phase unwrapping

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5175-5185 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Terahertz emission in ladder plus Y-configurations in double quantum dot structure

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5186-5192 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Amplifier

Measurement of the linewidth enhancement factor based on nonlinear polarization rotation of semiconductor optical amplifier

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5162-5166 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Communications

Experimental research on the MRC diversity reception algorithm for UV communication

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5050-5056 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Ultralong focal length microlens array fabricated based on SU-8 photoresist

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5088-5093 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Optical switch based on the electrically controlled liquid crystal interface

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5130-5135 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical properties

Measuring and modeling the inconspicuous iridescence of Formosan blue magpie’s feather (Urocissacaerulea)

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 4979-4983 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Photoelastic properties of NaBi(MoO4)2 crystals

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5016-5023 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Krypton tagging velocimetry of an underexpanded jet

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5094-5101 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Machined immersion grating with theoretically predicted diffraction efficiency

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5193-5202 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Description of particle induced damage on protected silver coatings

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 4966-4971 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of substrate temperatures on the properties of GdF3 thin films with quarter-wave thickness in the ultraviolet region

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5117-5122 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Performance of bent-crystal x-ray microscopes for high energy density physics research

Appl. Opt. 54(16), 5147-5161 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

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