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10 May 2010, Volume 18, Issue 10, pp. 9739-10923   118 articles


Focus Issue: Unconventional Polarization States of Light

Opt. Express 18(10), 10775-10776 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Full Poincaré beams

Opt. Express 18(10), 10777-10785 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

A new type of vector fields with hybrid states of polarization

Opt. Express 18(10), 10786-10795 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

The Pancharatnam-Berry phase for non-cyclic polarization changes

Opt. Express 18(10), 10796-10804 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time measurement of space-variant polarizations

Opt. Express 18(10), 10805-10812 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Polarization characterization in the focal volume of high numerical aperture objectives

Opt. Express 18(10), 10813-10821 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Focusing of a femtosecond vortex light pulse through a high numerical aperture objective

Opt. Express 18(10), 10822-10827 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Optical trapping of micrometer-sized dielectric particles by cylindrical vector beams

Opt. Express 18(10), 10828-10833 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

An all-fiber laser generating cylindrical vector beam

Opt. Express 18(10), 10834-10838 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Vectorial fiber laser using intracavity axial birefringence

Opt. Express 18(10), 10839-10847 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatially engineered polarization states and optical vortices in uniaxial crystals

Opt. Express 18(10), 10848-10863 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Structured light for focusing surface plasmon polaritons

Opt. Express 18(10), 10864-10870 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Demonstration of an elliptical plasmonic lens illuminated with radially–like polarized field

Opt. Express 18(10), 10871-10877 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Nanofocusing radially-polarized beams for high-throughput funneling of optical energy to the near field

Opt. Express 18(10), 10878-10887 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Extraordinary transmission through a single coaxial aperture in a thin metal film

Opt. Express 18(10), 10896-10904 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

On the experimental investigation of the electric and magnetic response of a single nano-structure

Opt. Express 18(10), 10905-10923 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Impact of particulate oceanic composition on the radiance and polarization of underwater and backscattered light

Opt. Express 18(10), 10432-10445 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Second-order statistics of stochastic electromagnetic beams propagating through non-Kolmogorov turbulence

Opt. Express 18(10), 10650-10658 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Multiple ionization of oxygen studied by coincident measurement

Opt. Express 18(10), 10395-10403 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


Real-time visualization of electromagnetic waves propagating in air using live electro-optic imaging technique

Opt. Express 18(10), 10029-10035 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Room temperature photon number resolving detector for infared wavelengths

Opt. Express 18(10), 10750-10759 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

100 nm period grating by high-index phase-mask immersion lithography

Opt. Express 18(10), 10557-10566 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Wavelength reused bidirectional transmission of adaptively modulated optical OFDM signals in WDM-PONs incorporating SOA and RSOA intensity modulators

Opt. Express 18(10), 9791-9808 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Downhill simplex algorithm based approach to holey fiber design for tunable fiber parametric wavelength converters

Opt. Express 18(10), 9831-9839 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Time domain spectral phase encoding/DPSK data modulation using single phase modulator for OCDMA application

Opt. Express 18(10), 9879-9890 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance analysis of incoherent multi-wavelength OCDMA systems under the impact of four-wave mixing

Opt. Express 18(10), 9922-9933 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

640 Gbit/s and 1.28 Tbit/s polarisation insensitive all optical wavelength conversion

Opt. Express 18(10), 9961-9966 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Brillouin spectroscopy of YAG-derived optical fibers

Opt. Express 18(10), 10055-10067 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

OTDM to WDM format conversion based on quadratic cascading in a periodically poled lithium niobate waveguide

Opt. Express 18(10), 10282-10288 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Direct CATV modulation and phase remodulated radio-over-fiber transport system

Opt. Express 18(10), 10301-10307 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical modulation-transparent wavelength multicasting in a highly nonlinear fiber Sagnac loop mirror

Opt. Express 18(10), 10343-10353 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Hybrid fiber grating cavity for multi-parametric sensing

Opt. Express 18(10), 10473-10486 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental demonstration of ultraviolet pulse broadening in short-range non-line-of-sight communication channels

Opt. Express 18(10), 10500-10509 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

High-speed optical transmissions over a second- and third-order dispersion-managed DSF span with parametric tunable dispersion compensator

Opt. Express 18(10), 10594-10603 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-fold symmetric geometries for tailored phase-matching in birefringent solid-core air-silica microstructured fibers

Opt. Express 18(10), 10731-10741 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Experimental validation of an optimized signal processing method to handle non-linearity in swept-source optical coherence tomography

Opt. Express 18(10), 10446-10461 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


Fast calculation of computer-generated-hologram on AMD HD5000 series GPU and OpenCL

Opt. Express 18(10), 9955-9960 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Sonification of optical coherence tomography data and images

Opt. Express 18(10), 9934-9944 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Distributed aperture synthesis

Opt. Express 18(10), 10334-10342 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Image reconstruction exploiting object sparsity in boundary-enhanced X-ray phase-contrast tomography

Opt. Express 18(10), 10404-10422 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Automatic image segmentation for concealed object detection using the expectation-maximization algorithm

Opt. Express 18(10), 10659-10667 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Validation of a crop field modeling to simulate agronomic images

Opt. Express 18(10), 10694-10703 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Electronically controlled coherent linear optical sampling for optical coherence tomography

Opt. Express 18(10), 9976-9990 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Lensless wide-field fluorescent imaging on a chip using compressive decoding of sparse objects

Opt. Express 18(10), 10510-10523 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Partially light-controlled imaging system based on High Temperature Poly-Silicon Thin Film Transistor-Liquid Crystal Display

Opt. Express 18(10), 10616-10626 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Optimization and performance criteria of a Stokes polarimeter based on two variable retarders

Opt. Express 18(10), 9815-9830 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Photoacoustic imaging velocimetry for flow-field measurement

Opt. Express 18(10), 9991-10000 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser-self-mixing interferometry in the Gaussian beam approximation: experiments and theory

Opt. Express 18(10), 10323-10333 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Fringe image analysis based on the amplitude modulation method

Opt. Express 18(10), 10704-10719 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Broadband all-optical modulation in hydrogenated-amorphous silicon waveguides

Opt. Express 18(10), 9809-9814 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

An integrated surface-plasmon source

Opt. Express 18(10), 10609-10615 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Microfabrication

Structuring materials with nanosecond laser pulses

Opt. Express 18(10), 10188-10199 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Mechanisms of three-dimensional structuring of photo-polymers by tightly focussed femtosecond laser pulses

Opt. Express 18(10), 10209-10221 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Simple piezoelectric-actuated mirror with 180 kHz servo bandwidth

Opt. Express 18(10), 9739-9746 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Gain competition in dual wavelength quantum cascade lasers

Opt. Express 18(10), 9900-9908 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrically switching transverse modes in high power THz quantum cascade lasers

Opt. Express 18(10), 10036-10048 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Passively Q-switched erbium all-fiber lasers by use of thulium-doped saturable-absorber fibers

Opt. Express 18(10), 10049-10054 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental demonstration of a synthetic aperture compression scheme for multi-Petawatt high-energy lasers

Opt. Express 18(10), 10088-10097 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

80-fs Nd:silicate glass laser pumped by a single-mode 200-mW diode

Opt. Express 18(10), 10098-10103 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental verification of soliton-like pulse-shaping mechanisms in passively mode-locked VECSELs

Opt. Express 18(10), 10143-10153 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

A compact, continuous-wave terahertz source based on a quantum-cascade laser and a miniature cryocooler

Opt. Express 18(10), 10177-10187 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser emission from mirrorless waveguides based on photosensitized polymers incorporating POSS

Opt. Express 18(10), 10247-10256 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Narrow linewidth 578 nm light generation using frequency-doubling with a waveguide PPLN pumped by an optical injection-locked diode laser

Opt. Express 18(10), 10308-10314 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-loss-modulated Q-switched and mode-locked YVO4/Nd:YVO4/KTP green laser with EO and Cr4+:YAG saturable absorber

Opt. Express 18(10), 10315-10322 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

In situ detection and analysis of laser-induced damage on a 1.5-m multilayer-dielectric grating compressor for high-energy, petawatt-class laser systems

Opt. Express 18(10), 10423-10431 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamics of material modifications following laser-breakdown in bulk fused silica

Opt. Express 18(10), 10642-10649 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrically pumped wavelength-tunable ultraviolet random lasing from MgxZn1-xO films on Si

Opt. Express 18(10), 10668-10673 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


Highly efficient nonradiative energy transfer mediated light harvesting in water using aqueous CdTe quantum dot antennas

Opt. Express 18(10), 10720-10730 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Double-clad fiber coupler for endoscopy

Opt. Express 18(10), 9755-9764 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Laminar optical tomography of the hemodynamic response in the lumbar spinal cord of rats

Opt. Express 18(10), 10068-10077 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Mueller matrix imaging of human colon tissue for cancer diagnostics: how Monte Carlo modeling can help in the interpretation of experimental data

Opt. Express 18(10), 10200-10208 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time fluorescence lifetime imaging system with a 32 × 32 0.13μm CMOS low dark-count single-photon avalanche diode array

Opt. Express 18(10), 10257-10269 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Measurement of the ratio of forward-propagating to back-propagating second harmonic signal using a single objective

Opt. Express 18(10), 10538-10550 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Non-contact, automated cardiac pulse measurements using video imaging and blind source separation.

Opt. Express 18(10), 10762-10774 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]


Plasmonic resonances in optomagnetic metamaterials based on double dot arrays.

Opt. Express 18(10), 9780-9790 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Light scattering by an array of electric and magnetic nanoparticles

Opt. Express 18(10), 10001-10015 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Fractal plasmonic metamaterials for subwavelength imaging

Opt. Express 18(10), 10377-10387 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


The correlation confocal microscope

Opt. Express 18(10), 9765-9779 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Label-free second harmonic generation holographic microscopy of biological specimens

Opt. Express 18(10), 9840-9851 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Performance of serial time-encoded amplified microscope

Opt. Express 18(10), 10016-10028 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Automatic deconvolution in 4Pi-microscopy with variable phase

Opt. Express 18(10), 10154-10167 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Single Plane Illumination Fluorescence Correlation Spectroscopy (SPIM-FCS) probes inhomogeneous three-dimensional environments

Opt. Express 18(10), 10627-10641 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Nonlinear spectrum broadening of femtosecond laser pulses in photorefractive waveguide arrays

Opt. Express 18(10), 10112-10119 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Modified elliptically polarized light Z-scan method for studying third-order nonlinear susceptibility components

Opt. Express 18(10), 10270-10281 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Modified resolution redistribution system for frameless hologram display module

Opt. Express 18(10), 10294-10300 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Cavity length resonances in a nanosecond singly resonant optical parametric oscillator

Opt. Express 18(10), 10742-10749 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Tunable liquid-filled lens integrated with aspherical surface for spherical aberration compensation

Opt. Express 18(10), 9945-9954 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Low power and compact reconfigurable multiplexing devices based on silicon microring resonators

Opt. Express 18(10), 9852-9858 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

OOK generation based on MZI incorporating a pumped nonlinear ring resonators system

Opt. Express 18(10), 9891-9899 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

A bistable polarizer-free electro-optical switch using a droplet manipulation on a liquid crystal and polymer composite film

Opt. Express 18(10), 10104-10111 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

The minimum Euclidean distance principle applied to improve the modulation diffraction efficiency in digitally controlled spatial light modulators

Opt. Express 18(10), 10581-10593 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

MQWs InGaN/GaN LED with embedded micro-mirror array in the epitaxial-lateral-overgrowth gallium nitride for light extraction enhancement

Opt. Express 18(10), 10674-10684 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Dynamic deformation of red blood cell in Dual-trap Optical Tweezers

Opt. Express 18(10), 10462-10472 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Diabolical point and conical-like diffraction in periodic plasmonic nanostructures

Opt. Express 18(10), 10120-10126 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface phonon polariton characteristics of In0.04Al0.06Ga0.90N/AlN/Al2O3 heterostructure

Opt. Express 18(10), 10354-10359 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherent transport of nanowire surface plasmons coupled to quantum dots

Opt. Express 18(10), 10360-10368 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Charge and current reservoirs for electric and magnetic field enhancement

Opt. Express 18(10), 10388-10394 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

A quantitative theory and the generalized Bragg condition for surface plasmon Bragg reflectors

Opt. Express 18(10), 10487-10499 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of surface-plasmon-polaritons-assisted interference imaging by using silver film with rough surface

Opt. Express 18(10), 10685-10693 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


Emission properties and photon statistics of a single quantum dot laser

Opt. Express 18(10), 9909-9921 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrically pumped 1.3 μm room-temperature InAs/GaAs quantum dot lasers on Si substrates by metal-mediated wafer bonding and layer transfer

Opt. Express 18(10), 10604-10608 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals and Devices

Terahertz form birefringence

Opt. Express 18(10), 10137-10142 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Manipulating the field distribution via optical transformation

Opt. Express 18(10), 10168-10176 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Aspects for calculating local absorption with the rigorous coupled-wave method

Opt. Express 18(10), 10369-10376 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Lateral shift effect on the spatial interference of light wave propagating in the single-layered dielectric film

Opt. Express 18(10), 10524-10537 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Reconstruction of optical fields with the Quasi-discrete Hankel transform

Opt. Express 18(10), 10551-10556 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Two-photon interference with a semiconductor integrated source at room temperature

Opt. Express 18(10), 9967-9975 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF


Novel auto-correction method in a fiber-optic distributed-temperature sensor using reflected anti-Stokes Raman scattering

Opt. Express 18(10), 9747-9754 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Slow and Fast Light

Wideband slow light in chirped slot photonic-crystal coupled waveguides

Opt. Express 18(10), 10567-10580 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar Energy

The origin of enhanced optical absorption in solar cells with metal nanoparticles embedded in the active layer

Opt. Express 18(10), 10078-10087 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

The projection approximation and edge contrast for x-ray propagation-based phase contrast imaging of a cylindrical edge

Opt. Express 18(10), 9865-9878 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Large phase-stepping approach for high-resolution hard X-ray grating-based multiple-information imaging

Opt. Express 18(10), 10222-10229 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Evaporation kinetics of a non-spherical, levitated aerosol particle using optical resonance spectroscopy for precision sizing: Errata

Opt. Express 18(10), 10760-10761 (2010)  View: HTML | PDF

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