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20 August 2015, Volume 54, Issue 24, pp. 7142-7470   42 articles


High-resolution fiber profilometer for hard-to-access areas

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7205-7209 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband wavelength and angle-resolved scattering characterization for nanophotonics investigations

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7224-7229 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Direct measurements of temperature-dependent laser absorptivity of metal powders

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7230-7233 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-spectral infrared spectroscopy for robust plastic identification

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7396-7405 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Laser echo signal amplification in a turbulent atmosphere

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7301-7307 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Reducing coherent noise in interference systems using the phase modulation technique

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7308-7315 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Computer Holography

Optimal design of tilt carrier frequency computer-generated holograms to measure aspherics

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7433-7441 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Multiregion apodized photon sieve with enhanced efficiency and enlarged pinhole sizes

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7175-7180 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optic Sensors

Microwave interrogated large core fused silica fiber Michelson interferometer for strain sensing

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7181-7187 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics

Phase sensitivity to temperature of the guiding mode in polarization-maintaining photonic crystal fiber

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7330-7334 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Design of a pentagonal photonic crystal fiber with high birefringence and large flattened negative dispersion

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7350-7357 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Cell shape identification using digital holographic microscopy

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7442-7448 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Generalized Fibonacci photon sieves

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7278-7283 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Gradient-based inverse extreme ultraviolet lithography

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7284-7300 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Three-dimensional imaging through scattering media using three-dimensionally coded pattern projection

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7316-7322 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Study of the impact of truncations on wedge waves by using the laser ultrasound technique

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7406-7412 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Snake-assisted quality-guided phase unwrapping for discontinuous phase fields

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7462-7470 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Pseudo-cat’s eye for improved tilt-immune interferometry

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7387-7395 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Interferometric nulling of four channels with integrated optics

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7449-7454 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Materials Processing

Millijoule femtosecond micro-Bessel beams for ultra-high aspect ratio machining

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7358-7365 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Acousto-optic Q-switching laser performance of Yb:GdCa4O(BO3)3 crystal

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7142-7147 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Femtosecond pulsed laser ablation of polyimide at oblique angles for medical applications

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7413-7418 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Liquid Crystals

Investigation of fringing electric field effect on high-resolution blue phase liquid crystal spatial light modulator

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7169-7174 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Preparation of Fe-doped colloidal SiO2 abrasives and their chemical mechanical polishing behavior on sapphire substrates

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7188-7194 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Wearable telescopic contact lens

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7195-7204 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Dual-wavelength extinction method for fast sizing of metal nanosphere ensembles

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7160-7168 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanostructure fabrication

Precise autofocus method employing normalized fluorescence image size in a two-photon polymerization nanofabrication system

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7323-7329 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Efficient scheme for mid-infrared generation using simultaneous optical parametric oscillators and DFG processes in a double-pass pump configuration

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7234-7239 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Coherence Tomography

Polarization-based balanced detection for spectral-domain optical coherence tomography

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7252-7257 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Miniature endoscopic optical coherence tomography for calculus detection

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7419-7423 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Hyperbola–parabola primary mirror in Cassegrain optical antenna to improve transmission efficiency

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7148-7153 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication, characterization, and applications of microlenses

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7366-7376 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Graphene-based electromagnetically induced transparency with coupling Fabry–Perot resonators

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7455-7461 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Static spectropolarimeter concept adapted to space conditions and wide spectrum constraints

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7377-7386 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Optimization of GRIN lens Stokes polarimeter

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7424-7432 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (5)]

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Self-calibration and laser energy monitor validations for a double-pulsed 2-μm CO2 integrated path differential absorption lidar application

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7240-7251 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


560  W all fiber and polarization-maintaining amplifier with narrow linewidth and near-diffraction-limited beam quality

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7258-7263 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral attenuation and backscattering as indicators of average particle size

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7264-7277 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Backscatter near-end solution in processing of scanning lidar data

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7335-7341 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Measurement of lithium isotope ratio in various concentration samples using degenerate four-wave mixing

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7154-7159 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Detection of toxic elements using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy in smokers’ and nonsmokers’ teeth and investigation of periodontal parameters

Appl. Opt. 54(24), 7342-7349 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

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