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10 March 2017, Volume 56, Issue 8, pp. 2047-2387   48 articles


2016 review and institutional feature issues: editorial

Appl. Opt. 56(8), ED3-ED3 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Using Arago’s spot to monitor optical axis shift in a Petzval refractor

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2074-2077 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Error compensation in a pointing system based on Risley prisms

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2209-2216 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Interferometric wavefront sensing with a single diode using spatial light modulation

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2353-2358 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

High-temperature sensor instrumentation with a thin-film-based sapphire fiber

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2068-2073 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive Optics

Wavefront correction by a low-cost deformable mirror group in a small-aperture-beam fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2176-2182 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

High-efficiency echelle gratings for MIGHTI, the spatial heterodyne interferometers for the ICON mission

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2090-2098 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Holographic recording of volume phase Fresnel lenses in ZnSe semiconductor material

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2314-2320 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optic Sensors

Stress homogenization effect in multicore fiber optic bending sensors

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2273-2279 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Specifics of spectral loss measurement in infrared fibers

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2112-2118 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Mid-infrared transmitter and receiver modules for free-space optical communication

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2260-2264 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Low-loss polarization-maintaining THz photonic crystal fiber with a triple-hole core

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2288-2293 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Photonic Doppler frequency shift measurement based on a dual-polarization modulator

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2084-2089 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometrical Optics

Strehl ratio and amplitude-weighted generalized orthonormal Zernike-based polynomials

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2336-2345 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF


Comparison of diffraction patterns exposed by pulsed and CW lasers on positive-tone photoresist

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2241-2249 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Effects of elemental images’ quantity on three-dimensional segmentation using computational integral imaging

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2132-2140 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Calibration of a paracatadioptric camera by projection imaging of a single sphere

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2230-2240 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Background noise removal in x-ray ptychography

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2099-2111 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Improving the timing jitter of a superconducting nanowire single-photon detection system

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2195-2200 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Enhancing wavefront estimation accuracy by using higher-order iterative compensations in the Southwell configuration

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2060-2067 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Large-aperture space optical system testing based on the scanning Hartmann

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2078-2083 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote photonic sensor to detect crude and refined oil

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2150-2156 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

BRDF-dependent accuracy of array-projection-based 3D sensors

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2162-2170 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Collimation testing using deflectometry in conjunction with windowed Fourier transform analysis

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2346-2352 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Programmable light source based on an echellogram of a supercontinuum laser

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2359-2367 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Robust silicon-on-insulator adiabatic splitter optimized by metamodeling

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2047-2052 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of plasmonic phase modulator with furan–thiophene chromatophore electro-optic polymer

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2053-2059 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact and fabrication-tolerant polarization splitter based on horizontal triple-slot waveguide

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2119-2126 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF


Characterization of micro structure through hybrid interference and phase determination in broadband light interferometry

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2301-2306 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Materials Processing

Silicon three-dimensional structures fabricated by femtosecond laser modification with dry etching

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2157-2161 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Passive Q-switching of an Er, Yb:glass laser with Co:Mg(Al,Ga)2O4-based glass-ceramics

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2142-2149 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Deep modulation of second-harmonic light by wavelength detuning of a laser diode

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2250-2254 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Machine Vision

High-precision method of binocular camera calibration with a distortion model

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2368-2377 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Scalable process for mitigation of laser-damaged potassium dihydrogen phosphate crystal optic surfaces with removal of damaged antireflective coating

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2217-2225 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of ultrashort pulses by time–frequency conversion and temporal magnification based on four-wave mixing at 1  μm

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2294-2300 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Long-range surface plasmon-induced tunable ultralow threshold optical bistability using graphene sheets at terahertz frequency

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2321-2329 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Coherence Tomography

Secure fingerprint identification based on structural and microangiographic optical coherence tomography

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2255-2259 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Imaging and Spectroscopy

Benchmark evaluation of inversion algorithms for tomographic absorption spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2183-2194 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF


Hybrid generation and analysis of vector vortex beams

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2171-2175 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Goos–Hänchen shifts due to spin-orbit coupling in the carbon nanotube quantum dot nanostructures

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2201-2208 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

GPS-aided method for platform attitude determination based on target images

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2378-2387 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF


Engineering polyshell spherical microcapsules for optimal localized light absorption

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2127-2131 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF


Univariate and multivariate analyses of rare earth elements by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2280-2287 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of deep-level defects in CuGaSe2 thin-film solar cells using photocapacitance methods

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2330-2335 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Enhanced light absorption in perpendicular elliptical silicon nanocone array for solar cells

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2307-2313 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Simple, picojoule-sensitive ultraviolet autocorrelator based on two-photon conductivity in sapphire

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2226-2229 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Ion–photon entanglement and quantum frequency conversion with trapped Ba+ ions: publisher’s note

Appl. Opt. 56(8), 2141-2141 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

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