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1 October 2020, Volume 59, Issue 28, pp. 8519-9080   69 articles


Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Editors' Pick

Diurnal temperature variations in the lower troposphere as measured by an all-day-operational pure rotational Raman lidar

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8688-8696 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Autocorrected preconditioning regularization inversion algorithm for an atmospheric turbulence profile

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8773-8788 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Predicting the refractive index of amorphous materials using the Bruggeman effective medium approximation

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8822-8827 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

On the value of CTIS imagery for neural-network-based classification: a simulation perspective

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8697-8710 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectrometric methods of grating constants for different holographic samples

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8976-8986 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics, Fiber Sensors, and Optical Communications

Negative curvature hollow-core anti-resonant fiber for terahertz sensing

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8519-8525 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient multi-LED dimming control scheme with space–time codes for VLC systems

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8553-8559 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Open-channel-based dual-core D-shaped photonic crystal fiber plasmonic biosensor

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8856-8865 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

LiFi grid: a machine learning approach to user-centric design

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8895-8901 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical analysis of large negative dispersion photonic crystal fiber with small confinement loss

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8925-8931 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrashort all-fiber Fabry–Perot interferometer fabricated by a CO2 laser

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8959-8963 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometrical Optics

Interference of two diverging beams reflected from a plane parallel plate: stationary fringes with characteristic stable period

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8568-8574 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Designing a wideband dielectric polygonal directional beam antenna using the ray inserting method

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8970-8975 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF


Extension of refocus depth range in digital holographic microscopy

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8540-8552 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (7)]

Imaging Systems, Image Processing, and Displays

Weighted-encoding-based image interpolation with the nonlocal linear regression model

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8588-8594 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Joint Retinex-based variational model and CLAHE-in-CIELUV for enhancement of low-quality color retinal images

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8628-8637 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

3D finger vein biometric authentication with photoacoustic tomography

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8751-8758 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Tolerancing and characterization of curved image sensor systems

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8814-8821 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatially modulated snapshot imaging polarimeter using two Savart polariscopes

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 9023-9031 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive clip-limit-based bi-histogram equalization algorithm for infrared image enhancement

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 9032-9041 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation and Measurements

3D reconstruction of specular surface by combined binocular vision and zonal wavefront reconstruction

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8526-8539 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Cross-point calibration method for the Scheimpflug measurement system

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8618-8627 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Early forest-fire detection using scanning polarization lidar

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8638-8644 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Simplified kilogram traceability for high-power laser measurement using photon momentum radiometers

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8719-8723 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Acoustic resonance laser calorimetry for measurements of low optical absorption

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8733-8739 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Data augmentation of optical time series signals for small samples

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8848-8855 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Robust polarimetry via convex optimization

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8886-8894 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Measurement of supersonic jet screech with focused laser differential interferometry

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8902-8908 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Evaluating edge loss in the reflectance measurement of translucent materials

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8939-8950 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral response of large-area luminescent solar concentrators

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8964-8969 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Diverging cyclic radial shearing interferometry for single-shot wavefront sensing

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 9067-9074 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Cost-effective demonstration of fiber-optic frequency transfer

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 9075-9080 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Estimation of maximum temperature and thermal crosstalk between two active elements in a PIC: development of a thermal equivalent circuit

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8866-8877 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Optical Amplifiers, and Laser Optics

Optimization of noncollinear AOTF design for laser beam shaping

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8575-8581 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Emission behavior of distributed Bragg-reflector ridge waveguide lasers exposed to strong optical feedback

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8653-8660 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Modeling of a picosecond CO2 amplifier with electrical and optical pumping

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8711-8718 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Soliton mode-locked pulse generation with a bulk structured MXene Ti3AlC2 deposited onto a D-shaped fiber

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8759-8767 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-order DBR semiconductor lasers: effect of grating parameters on grating performance

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8789-8792 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Few-layer GaSe nanosheet-based broadband saturable absorber for passively Q-switched solid-state bulk lasers

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8834-8838 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Robust frequency stabilization and linewidth narrowing of a laser with large intermittent frequency jumps using an optical cavity and an atomic beam

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8918-8924 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermally stabilized operating mode of an erbium–ytterbium laser

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8997-9002 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytical approximation of the second-harmonic conversion efficiency

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 9010-9014 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF


Full set of piezo-optic and elasto-optic coefficients of Ca3TaGa3Si2O14 crystals at room temperature

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8951-8958 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

UV-vis spectroscopic studies of low-energy argon-ion-bombarded ion-exchanged glasses

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 9060-9066 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Effects of two weak continuous-wave triggers on picosecond pulse pumped supercontinuum generation

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8560-8567 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermal lensing effects and nonlinear refractive indices of fluoride crystals induced by high-power ultrafast lasers

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8806-8813 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Manipulation of infrared dispersive waves in customized microstructured optical fibers for 1.7 and 2.0  µm light sources

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 9015-9022 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Cassegrain-based concentrator with tailored mirrors

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8603-8611 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual subaperture stitching for large flat mirror testing

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8681-8687 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and prototyping of highly-collimated long-distance optical systems with an LED light source

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8724-8732 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Distribution model of the surface roughness in magnetorheological jet polishing

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8740-8750 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Concave aspheric test combining Dall with Offner null compensation using a plane wave

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8987-8996 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Triple-band black-phosphorus-based absorption using critical coupling

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 9003-9009 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices, Sensors, and Detectors

Calibration method of three-dimensional plane array laser radar based on space-time transformation

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8595-8602 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Absorption enhancement by semi-cylindrical-shell-shaped structures for an organic solar cell application

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8645-8652 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (7)]

Broadband/multiband absorption through surface plasmon engineering in graphene-wrapped nanospheres

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8909-8917 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Strong enhanced efficiency of natural alginate for polymer solar cells through modification of the ZnO cathode buffer layer

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 9042-9050 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Measurement algorithm for real front and back curved surfaces of contact lenses

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 9051-9059 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

High accuracy cross-sectional shape analysis by coherent soft x-ray diffraction

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8661-8667 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Single speckle image analysis for monitoring the hardening kinetics of glass ionomer cements

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8828-8833 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact optical module to generate arbitrary vector vortex beams

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8932-8938 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics, Quantum Communications, and Optical Computing

Proposal of Rydberg atomic receiver for amplitude-modulated microwave signals with active Raman gain

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8612-8617 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF


Quantitative analysis of pH value in soil using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy coupled with a multivariate regression method

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8582-8587 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface Optics and Plasmonics

Multiband metamaterial selective absorber for infrared stealth

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8768-8772 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical investigation of an ultra-broadband, wide-angle, and polarization-independent metasurface light absorber

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8878-8885 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz and X-ray Optics

Development of x-ray mirror foils using a hot plastic deformation process

Appl. Opt. 59(28), 8793-8805 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

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