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16 January 2012, Volume 20, Issue 2, pp. 706-1911   121 articles


Adaptive Optics

Spotlight on Optics

High-speed scattering medium characterization with application to focusing light through turbid media

Opt. Express 20(2), 1733-1740 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

A novel approach for simulating the optical misalignment caused by satellite platform vibration in the ground test of satellite optical communication systems

Opt. Express 20(2), 1033-1045 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Aggregate behavior of branch points - persistent pairs

Opt. Express 20(2), 1046-1059 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical analysis of ocean color radiances anomalies and implications for phytoplankton groups detection in case 1 waters

Opt. Express 20(2), 1070-1083 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

System analysis of a tilted field-widened Michelson interferometer for high spectral resolution lidar

Opt. Express 20(2), 1406-1420 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of fog on free-space optical links employing imaging receivers

Opt. Express 20(2), 1649-1661 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Backbone and Core Networks

Dynamic on-demand defragmentation in flexible bandwidth elastic optical networks

Opt. Express 20(2), 1798-1804 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


A superconducting focal plane array for ultraviolet, optical, and near-infrared astrophysics

Opt. Express 20(2), 1503-1511 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

New perspective on passively quenched single photon avalanche diodes: effect of feedback on impact ionization

Opt. Express 20(2), 1512-1529 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Gated mode superconducting nanowire single photon detectors

Opt. Express 20(2), 1608-1616 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Photoinduced diffraction grating in hybrid artificial molecule

Opt. Express 20(2), 1219-1229 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Cavity-resonator-integrated guided-mode resonance filter for aperture miniaturization

Opt. Express 20(2), 1444-1449 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Experimental demonstration of 1.08 Tb/s PDM CO-SCFDM transmission over 3170 km SSMF

Opt. Express 20(2), 787-793 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Energy-efficient 0.26-Tb/s coherent-optical OFDM transmission using photonic-integrated all-optical discrete Fourier transform

Opt. Express 20(2), 896-904 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Crosstalk in multicore fibers with randomness: gradual drift vs. short-length variations

Opt. Express 20(2), 949-959 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

On nonlinear distortions of highly dispersive optical coherent systems

Opt. Express 20(2), 1022-1032 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrahigh-speed “orthogonal” TDM transmission with an optical Nyquist pulse train

Opt. Express 20(2), 1129-1140 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Directly draw highly nonlinear tellurite microstructured fiber with diameter varying sharply in a short fiber length

Opt. Express 20(2), 1141-1150 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic ultra-wideband pulse generation, hybrid modulation and dispersion-compensation-free transmission in multi-access communication systems

Opt. Express 20(2), 1184-1201 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Elliptical defected core photonic crystal fiber with high birefringence and negative flattened dispersion

Opt. Express 20(2), 1385-1391 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A novel scheme for achieving quasi-uniform rate polarization scrambling at 752 krad/s

Opt. Express 20(2), 1691-1699 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

146-GHz millimeter-wave radio-over-fiber photonic wireless transmission system

Opt. Express 20(2), 1769-1774 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fibers, Fiber Devices, and Amplifiers

WDM/SDM transmission of 10 x 128-Gb/s PDM-QPSK over 2688-km 7-core fiber with a per-fiber net aggregate spectral-efficiency distance product of 40,320 km⋅b/s/Hz

Opt. Express 20(2), 706-711 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of multi-wavelength picosecond pulses with tunable pulsewidth and channel spacing using a Raman amplification-based adiabatic soliton compressor

Opt. Express 20(2), 1230-1236 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mitigation of intra-channel nonlinearities using a frequency-domain Volterra series equalizer

Opt. Express 20(2), 1360-1369 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase sensitive amplification in a highly nonlinear lead-silicate fiber

Opt. Express 20(2), 1629-1634 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Flexible OTDM to WDM converter enabled by a programmable optical processor

Opt. Express 20(2), 1783-1789 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Importance of residual stresses in the Brillouin gain spectrum of single mode optical fibers

Opt. Express 20(2), 1790-1797 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Estimation of multiple phases from a single fringe pattern in digital holographic interferometry

Opt. Express 20(2), 1281-1291 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Partition calculation for zero-order and conjugate image removal in digital in-line holography

Opt. Express 20(2), 1805-1815 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

High speed image space parallel processing for computer-generated integral imaging system

Opt. Express 20(2), 732-740 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Transport of intensity phase imaging from multiple noisy intensities measured in unequally-spaced planes

Opt. Express 20(2), 972-985 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Comparison of image quality in computed laminography and tomography

Opt. Express 20(2), 794-806 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High-resolution far-field integral-imaging camera by double snapshot

Opt. Express 20(2), 890-895 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Selection of optimal combinations of band-pass filters for ice detection by hyperspectral imaging

Opt. Express 20(2), 986-1000 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffractive generalized phase contrast for adaptive phase imaging and optical security

Opt. Express 20(2), 1370-1377 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Theory for upconversion of incoherent images

Opt. Express 20(2), 1475-1482 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical scanhead for ultrasound and photoacoustic dual-modality imaging

Opt. Express 20(2), 1588-1596 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental evidence of the theoretical spatial frequency response of cubic phase mask wavefront coding imaging systems

Opt. Express 20(2), 1878-1895 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Ellipsometry with randomly varying polarization states

Opt. Express 20(2), 870-878 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-referenced composite Fabry-Pérot cavity vapor sensors

Opt. Express 20(2), 966-971 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental validation of Mueller matrix differential decomposition

Opt. Express 20(2), 1151-1163 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Use of numerical orthogonal transformation for the Zernike analysis of lateral shearing interferograms

Opt. Express 20(2), 1530-1544 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhancing long-term stability of the optoelectronic oscillator with a probe-injected fiber delay monitoring mechanism

Opt. Express 20(2), 1597-1607 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Method of surface topography retrieval by direct solution of sparse weighted seminormal equations

Opt. Express 20(2), 1714-1726 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Dissemination of an optical frequency comb over fiber with 3 × 10−18 fractional accuracy

Opt. Express 20(2), 1775-1782 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Zero-bias 40Gbit/s germanium waveguide photodetector on silicon

Opt. Express 20(2), 1096-1101 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Silicon waveguide with four zero-dispersion wavelengths and its application in on-chip octave-spanning supercontinuum generation

Opt. Express 20(2), 1685-1690 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Materials Processing

Evaporation kinetics of laser heated silica in reactive and inert gases based on near-equilibrium dynamics

Opt. Express 20(2), 1575-1587 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Microfabrication

High spatial frequency periodic structures induced on metal surface by femtosecond laser pulses

Opt. Express 20(2), 905-911 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Theoretical and experimental studies on output characteristics of an intracavity KTA OPO

Opt. Express 20(2), 807-815 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Near-infrared tunable lasers with polymer waveguide Bragg gratings

Opt. Express 20(2), 827-834 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional temperature distribution and modification mechanism in glass during ultrafast laser irradiation at high repetition rates

Opt. Express 20(2), 934-940 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced 355-nm generation using a simple method to compensate for walk-off loss

Opt. Express 20(2), 941-948 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrical modulation of the complex refractive index in mid-infrared quantum cascade lasers

Opt. Express 20(2), 1172-1183 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Hybrid Q-switched broadband laser source with low timing jitter

Opt. Express 20(2), 1202-1212 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Observation of phase noise reduction in photonically synthesized sub-THz signals using a passively mode-locked laser diode and highly selective optical filtering

Opt. Express 20(2), 1253-1260 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical investigation of injection-locked high modulation bandwidth quantum cascade lasers

Opt. Express 20(2), 1450-1464 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Evolution of time delay signature of chaos generated in a mutually delay-coupled semiconductor lasers system

Opt. Express 20(2), 1741-1753 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Assessing the contribution of cell body and intracellular organelles to the backward light scattering

Opt. Express 20(2), 816-826 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Sm3+-doped germanate glass channel waveguide as light source for minimally invasive photodynamic therapy surgery

Opt. Express 20(2), 879-889 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Refractive index measurement of acute rat brain tissue slices using optical coherence tomography

Opt. Express 20(2), 1084-1095 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Double common-path interferometer for flexible optical probe of optical coherence tomography

Opt. Express 20(2), 1102-1112 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

3D-visual laser-diode-based photoacoustic imaging

Opt. Express 20(2), 1237-1246 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient reduction of speckle noise in Optical Coherence Tomography

Opt. Express 20(2), 1337-1359 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Diffraction pattern study for cell type identification

Opt. Express 20(2), 1465-1474 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]


Spiral plasmonic nanoantennas as circular polarization transmission filters

Opt. Express 20(2), 1308-1319 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

What makes single-helical metamaterials generate “pure” circularly polarized light?

Opt. Express 20(2), 1552-1560 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of thin–film photonic metamaterial Lüneburg lens using analytical approach

Opt. Express 20(2), 1617-1628 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Planar, flattened Luneburg lens at infrared wavelengths

Opt. Express 20(2), 1706-1713 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of plasmonic toroidal metamaterials at optical frequencies

Opt. Express 20(2), 1760-1768 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Active tuning of mid-infrared metamaterials by electrical control of carrier densities

Opt. Express 20(2), 1903-1911 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Optical refocusing three-dimensional wide-field fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy

Opt. Express 20(2), 960-965 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Dynamic of total internal reflection (2+1)D bright beams on photorefractive SBN61:Ce crystal

Opt. Express 20(2), 754-763 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Near-zero anomalous dispersion Ge11.5As24Se64.5 glass nanowires for correlated photon pair generation: design and analysis

Opt. Express 20(2), 776-786 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High power ultra-widely tuneable femtosecond pulses from a non-collinear optical parametric oscillator (NOPO)

Opt. Express 20(2), 912-917 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical simulation of nonlinear field distributions in two-dimensional optical superlattices

Opt. Express 20(2), 1261-1267 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Reflection and transmission of twisted light at phase conjugating interfaces

Opt. Express 20(2), 1301-1307 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Plasmonic grating as a nonlinear converter-coupler

Opt. Express 20(2), 1392-1405 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Third and fifth harmonic generation by tightly focused femtosecond pulses at 2.2 μm wavelength in air

Opt. Express 20(2), 1662-1667 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Second harmonic generation in three-dimensional structures based on homogeneous centrosymmetric metallic spheres

Opt. Express 20(2), 1668-1684 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical bistability and nonlinearity of coherently coupled exciton-plasmon systems

Opt. Express 20(2), 1856-1861 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance of large aperture tapered fiber phase conjugate mirror with high pulse energy and 1-kHz repetition rate

Opt. Express 20(2), 1896-1902 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Physical mechanism for flat-to-lenticular lens conversion in homogeneous liquid crystal cell with periodically undulated electrode

Opt. Express 20(2), 864-869 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhancement of light extraction in GaN-based light-emitting diodes using rough beveled ZnO nanocone arrays

Opt. Express 20(2), 1013-1021 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Bidirectional scattering distribution function by screen imaging synthesis

Opt. Express 20(2), 1268-1280 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultra-wide-view patterned polarizer type stereoscopic LCDs using patterned alignment

Opt. Express 20(2), 1700-1705 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ce:YIG/Silicon-on-Insulator waveguide optical isolator realized by adhesive bonding

Opt. Express 20(2), 1839-1848 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Directed assembly of optically bound matter

Opt. Express 20(2), 1001-1012 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Particle separation in fluidic flow by optical fiber

Opt. Express 20(2), 1292-1300 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Optics at Surfaces

Analysis of focal-shift effect in planar metallic nanoslit lenses

Opt. Express 20(2), 1320-1329 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface plasmon drag effect in a dielectrically modulated metallic thin film

Opt. Express 20(2), 1561-1574 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultraviolet surface-enhanced Raman scattering at the plasmonic band edge of a metallic grating

Opt. Express 20(2), 1868-1877 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics in Computing

Demonstration of optical computing logics based on binary decision diagram

Opt. Express 20(2), 1378-1384 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


MgO nano-facet embedded silver-based dielectric/metal/dielectric transparent electrode

Opt. Express 20(2), 845-853 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature dependence and aging effects on silicon nanowires photoluminescence

Opt. Express 20(2), 1483-1490 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Fast vectorial calculation of the volumetric focused field distribution by using a three-dimensional Fourier transform

Opt. Express 20(2), 1060-1069 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing

Heterodyne Doppler velocity measurement of moving targets by mode-locked pulse laser

Opt. Express 20(2), 764-768 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Scattering of Gaussian beam by arbitrarily shaped particles with multiple internal inclusions

Opt. Express 20(2), 718-731 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast near field calculations in the discrete dipole approximation for regular rectilinear grids

Opt. Express 20(2), 1247-1252 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fluctuation correlation of the scattered intensity from two-dimensional rough surfaces

Opt. Express 20(2), 1491-1502 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


In situ gas sensing using a remotely detectable probe with replaceable insert

Opt. Express 20(2), 1727-1732 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Faraday Effect sensor redressed by Nd2Fe14B biasing magnetic film

Opt. Express 20(2), 1754-1759 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Carrier dynamics in InN nanorod arrays

Opt. Express 20(2), 769-775 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiplex Raman induced Kerr effect microscopy

Opt. Express 20(2), 835-844 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimally enhanced optical emission in laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy by combining spatial confinement and dual-pulse irradiation

Opt. Express 20(2), 1436-1443 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Subsystems for Optical Networks

Colorless coherent receiver using 3x3 coupler hybrids and single-ended detection

Opt. Express 20(2), 1164-1171 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Sensitivity improvement and carrier power reduction in direct-detection optical OFDM systems by subcarrier pairing

Opt. Express 20(2), 1635-1648 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Characterization of 1064nm nanosecond laser-induced damage on antireflection coatings grown by atomic layer deposition

Opt. Express 20(2), 854-863 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Controllable coherent perfect absorption in a composite film

Opt. Express 20(2), 1330-1336 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation and optimization of 1-D periodic dielectric nanostructures for light-trapping

Opt. Express 20(2), 1849-1855 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmission Systems and Network Elements

Polarization scattering by intra-channel collisions

Opt. Express 20(2), 1213-1218 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Nonlinear polarization dynamics in a weakly birefringent all-normal dispersion photonic crystal fiber: toward a practical coherent fiber supercontinuum laser

Opt. Express 20(2), 1113-1128 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mid-infrared spectral broadening in an ultrafast laser inscribed gallium lanthanum sulphide waveguide

Opt. Express 20(2), 1545-1551 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

An EUV beamsplitter based on conical grazing incidence diffraction

Opt. Express 20(2), 1825-1838 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

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