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1 December 2020, Volume 59, Issue 34, pp. 10638-10985   43 articles

Editors' Pick

Calibration of liquid crystal variable retarders using a common-path interferometer and fit of a closed-form expression for the retardance curve

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10673-10679 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Influence of thermal blooming on the beam quality of an array of Hermite–Gaussian beams propagating in the atmosphere

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10944-10952 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Guided-mode resonance-based bandpass filter operating at full conical mounting

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10700-10705 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-efficiency, tunable, fringe-field switching-mode beam steering based on a liquid crystal Pancharatnam phase

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10706-10718 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics, Fiber Sensors, and Optical Communications

Optimized design of the light source for an indoor visible light communication system based on an improved bat algorithm

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10638-10644 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Bragg grating accelerometer-based nonintrusive flow rate measurements and leak detection

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10680-10687 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-order mode conversion in a few-mode fiber via laser-inscribed long-period gratings at 1.55  µm and 2  µm wavebands

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10688-10694 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance-enhanced indoor MIMO-OFDM visible light communications using individual/joint CAZAC precoding techniques

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10746-10753 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Pulp chamber temperature variation evaluation using fiber Bragg grating sensor

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10953-10958 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Optical Processing

Theory analysis and experimental demonstration of a microlens array scanner with Kepler structure

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10754-10760 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems, Image Processing, and Displays

Stray light nonuniform background correction for a wide-field surveillance system

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10719-10728 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Practical, open source, GPU-accelerated, high-fidelity phase retrieval by simultaneous propagations

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10761-10767 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Fresnel zone plate development for x-ray radiography of hydrodynamic instabilities at the National Ignition Facility

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10777-10785 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation and Measurements

High-quality 3D shape measurement by kernel-optimized high sinusoidal similarity dither patterns

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10645-10650 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

One-dimensional reference-beam LDV for accurate altitude estimation in a land vehicle

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10667-10672 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Development and validation of a reconstruction approach for three-dimensional confined-space tomography problems

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10786-10800 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

High-accuracy optical extensometer realized by two parallel cameras and two-dimensional digital image correlation

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10813-10825 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Detection of birefringence singularity by supercontinuum vector beam

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10846-10852 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Femtosecond laser activation and sensing of hydroxyl for velocimetry in reacting flows

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10853-10861 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Detailed investigation of the iterative analysis for inertial confinement fusion target characterization

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10880-10886 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced detection and sizing algorithm to improve LOAC optical particle counter performances

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10892-10901 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Study on deformation evolution law of coal under asymmetric loading by digital image correlation

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10959-10966 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

W-shaped common-path interferometer

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10973-10979 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers, Optical Amplifiers, and Laser Optics

Simple and compact diode laser system stabilized to Doppler-broadened iodine lines at 633  nm

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10808-10812 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-photon cross-section calculations for krypton in the 190–220  nm range

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10826-10837 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband tunable single-longitudinal-mode erbium-doped fiber ring laser based on a microfiber knot resonator

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10929-10932 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of laser cleaning in postwelding treatment of aluminum alloy

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10967-10972 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF


Microstructure evolution and wear behavior of AISI 304 stainless steel after Nd:YAG pulsed laser surface melting

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10862-10869 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics, Microscopy, and Biotechnology

3D resolution enhancement in saturated competition microscopy

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10661-10666 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantification of iris elasticity using acoustic radiation force optical coherence elastography

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10739-10745 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Nonlinear Optics

Orthogonally polarized tunable dual-wavelength femtosecond optical parametric oscillator

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10887-10891 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Fringe field-tunable LC refractive index interface for in-plane beam steering applications

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10695-10699 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Reflective Toraldo pupil for high-resolution millimeter-wave astronomy

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10729-10738 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-throughput and uniform large field-of-view multichannel fluorescence microscopy with super-thin dichroism for a dPCR gene chip

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10768-10776 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of zoom systems composed of lenses with variable focal length

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10838-10845 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Design and analysis of inner focus for a large spectral bandwidth optical system

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10870-10879 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices, Sensors, and Detectors

Optical model of light propagation in total internal reflection fluorescence sensors

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10651-10660 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time isotopic methane detection using mid-infrared spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10801-10807 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF


Baseline correction method based on improved asymmetrically reweighted penalized least squares for the Raman spectrum

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10933-10943 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface Optics and Plasmonics

Ultrahigh-figure-of-merit refractive index sensor based on the Rayleigh anomaly resonance

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10980-10985 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz and X-ray Optics

Investigation of boron carbide and iridium thin films, an enabling technology for future x-ray telescopes

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10902-10911 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

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