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20 June 2015, Volume 54, Issue 18, pp. 5610-5881   42 articles


Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Improved time-of-flight range acquisition technique in underwater lidar experiments

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5715-5725 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-frequency mutual coherence function for Gaussian-beam pulses propagating along a horizontal path in weak anisotropic atmospheric turbulence

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5797-5804 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Inversion of spectral absorption coefficients to infer phytoplankton size classes, chlorophyll concentration, and detrital matter

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5805-5816 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Digital micro-mirror device-based detector for particle-sizing instruments via Fraunhofer diffraction

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5842-5849 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Diffraction of collinear correlated photon pairs by an ultrasonic wave

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5662-5667 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Local foci of a parabolic binary diffraction lens

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5680-5685 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Uniformly thick tri-color filters capitalizing on an etalon with a nanostructured cavity

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5866-5871 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Theoretical and experimental study of structural slow light in a microfiber coil resonator

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5619-5623 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Smooth end face termination of microstructured, graded-index, and step-index polymer optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5629-5633 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonplanar fiber-optic sensing head for the compensation of bending-induced birefringence in Faraday current sensors

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5708-5714 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Hindering effect of the core–cladding interface in thermally poled optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5771-5776 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Dynamic gate algorithm for multimode fiber Bragg grating sensor systems

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5657-5661 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Speckle fields generated with binary diffusers and synthetic pupils implemented on a spatial light modulator

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5691-5696 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Enhancing the quality of reconstructed 3D objects by using point clusters

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5726-5733 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Optimization of reconstructed quality of hard x-ray phase microtomography

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5610-5618 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

3D nondestructive testing system with an affordable multiple reference optical-delay-based optical coherence tomography

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5634-5638 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Michelson interferometer vibrometer using self-correcting synthetic-heterodyne demodulation

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5734-5738 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Balancing a retroreflector to minimize rotation errors using a pendulum and quadrature interferometer

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5750-5758 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Tilting double-prism scanner driven by cam-based mechanism

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5788-5796 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Modified three-step iterative algorithm for phase-shifting interferometry in the presence of vibration

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5833-5841 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

FPGA-based phase control of acousto-optic modulator Fourier synthesis system through gradient descent phase-locking algorithm

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5624-5628 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz wave parametric oscillations at polariton resonance using a MgO:LiNbO3 crystal

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5645-5649 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Beam shaping design for compact and high-brightness fiber-coupled laser-diode system

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5759-5763 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

External cavity diode laser with frequency drift following natural variation in air pressure

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5777-5781 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Continuous-wave yellow–green laser at 0.56  μm based on frequency doubling of a diode-end-pumped ceramic Nd:YAG laser

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5817-5821 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Passively Q-switched mode locking performance of Nd:GdTaO4 crystal by MoS2 saturable absorber at 1066  nm

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5829-5832 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Optical Devices

Simulation of optically encoded multiplexing for parallel multipoint sensing

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5639-5644 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Microsecond-resolved SDR-based cavity ring down ellipsometry

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5861-5865 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Electrically controllable single-photon switch based on graphene

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5650-5656 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Surface roughness measurement by depolarization method

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5686-5690 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface Plasmons

Optimization and maximum potential of optical antennae in near-field enhancement

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5822-5828 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Infrared transmissometer to measure the thickness of NbN thin films

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5743-5749 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Multiwavelength 25-GHz picosecond pulse generation with phase modulation and double-side Mamyshev reshaping

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5703-5707 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Design of multi-area grating for soft x-ray flat-field spectrograph

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5675-5679 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Alignment method for fabricating a parallel flat-field grating used in soft x-ray region

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5782-5787 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Pd/B4C/Y multilayer coatings for extreme ultraviolet applications near 10  nm wavelength

Appl. Opt. 54(18), 5850-5860 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

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