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26 March 2012, Volume 20, Issue 7, pp. 6851-8218   130 articles


Ultrafast Optics

The development and application of femtosecond laser systems

Opt. Express 20(7), 6989-7001 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High power laser pulses with voltage controlled durations of 400 – 1000 ps

Opt. Express 20(7), 7002-7007 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High-power, high repetition-rate, green-pumped, picosecond LBO optical parametric oscillator

Opt. Express 20(7), 7008-7014 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-microjoule, MHz repetition rate Ti:sapphire ultrafast regenerative amplifier system

Opt. Express 20(7), 7015-7021 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Algorithm-based continuous pulse duration tuning and performance control of a mode-locked laser diode

Opt. Express 20(7), 7022-7034 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrashort superradiant pulse generation from a GaN/InGaN heterostructure

Opt. Express 20(7), 7035-7039 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

175 GHz, 400-fs-pulse harmonically mode-locked surface emitting semiconductor laser.

Opt. Express 20(7), 7040-7045 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Octave-spanning ultrafast OPO with 2.6-6.1µm instantaneous bandwidth pumped by femtosecond Tm-fiber laser

Opt. Express 20(7), 7046-7053 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Frontiers in passively mode-locked high-power thin disk laser oscillators

Opt. Express 20(7), 7054-7065 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical trapping with “on-demand” two-photon luminescence using Cr:LiSAF laser with optically addressed saturable Bragg reflector

Opt. Express 20(7), 7066-7070 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Adaptive Optics

Determination of wavefront structure for a Hartmann Wavefront Sensor using a phase-retrieval method

Opt. Express 20(7), 7822-7832 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Detailed validation of the bidirectional effect in various Case I and Case II waters

Opt. Express 20(7), 7630-7645 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Temporal broadening of optical pulses propagating through non-Kolmogorov turbulence

Opt. Express 20(7), 7749-7757 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

MOCRA: a Monte Carlo code for the simulation of radiative transfer in the atmosphere

Opt. Express 20(7), 7973-7993 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Calibrating the interaction matrix for the LINC-NIRVANA high layer wavefront sensor

Opt. Express 20(7), 8078-8092 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Decelerating a pulsed subsonic molecular beam by a quasi-cw traveling optical lattice

Opt. Express 20(7), 7792-7806 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High-precision atom localization via controllable spontaneous emission in a cycle-configuration atomic system

Opt. Express 20(7), 7870-7885 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Bandwidth enhancement of waveguide-coupled photodetectors with inductive gain peaking

Opt. Express 20(7), 7101-7111 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Si/Ge uni-traveling carrier photodetector

Opt. Express 20(7), 7488-7495 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Silicon-Germanium multi-quantum well photodetectors in the near infrared

Opt. Express 20(7), 7608-7615 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiplication theory for dynamically biased avalanche photodiodes: new limits for gain bandwidth product

Opt. Express 20(7), 8024-8040 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Subwavelength cylindrical grating by holistic phase-mask coordinate transform

Opt. Express 20(7), 7946-7953 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Simultaneous frequency conversion, regeneration and reshaping of optical signals

Opt. Express 20(7), 6881-6886 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-octave tunable RF signal generation based on a dual-polarization fiber grating laser

Opt. Express 20(7), 6961-6967 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimizing single mode robustness of the distributed modal filtering rod fiber amplifier

Opt. Express 20(7), 7263-7273 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

PMD tolerant direct-detection polarization division multiplexed OFDM systems with MIMO processing

Opt. Express 20(7), 7316-7322 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A simple and efficient frequency offset estimation algorithm for high-speed coherent optical OFDM systems

Opt. Express 20(7), 7350-7361 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmission of PM-QPSK and PS-QPSK with different fiber span lengths

Opt. Express 20(7), 7544-7554 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly nonlinear fiber with dispersive characteristic invariant to fabrication fluctuations

Opt. Express 20(7), 7716-7725 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Localized and stationary dynamic gratings via stimulated Brillouin scattering with phase modulated pumps

Opt. Express 20(7), 7807-7821 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

PDM-iRZ-QPSK vs. PS-QPSK at 100 Gbit/s over dispersion-managed links

Opt. Express 20(7), 7895-7900 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of soft-decision FEC on non-AWGN channels

Opt. Express 20(7), 7915-7928 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optically tunable compensation of nonlinear signal distortion in optical fiber by end-span optical phase conjugation

Opt. Express 20(7), 8015-8023 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Energy-efficient WDM-OFDM-PON employing shared OFDM modulation modules in optical line terminal

Opt. Express 20(7), 8071-8077 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated liquid-core optical fibers for ultra-efficient nonlinear liquid photonics

Opt. Express 20(7), 8148-8154 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of polarization state, baud rate and PMD on non-linear impairments in WDM systems with mixed PM (D)QPSK and OOK channels

Opt. Express 20(7), 8155-8160 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Multiple-hologram recording with one-beam encoding

Opt. Express 20(7), 6897-6904 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Short temporal coherence digital holography with a femtosecond frequency comb laser for multi-level optical sectioning

Opt. Express 20(7), 7237-7242 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Hybrid-resolution multispectral imaging using color filter array

Opt. Express 20(7), 7173-7183 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Drift estimation for single marker switching based imaging schemes

Opt. Express 20(7), 7274-7289 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Method for estimating the axial intensity derivative in the TIE with higher order intensity derivatives and noise suppression

Opt. Express 20(7), 8186-8191 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lossless compression of hyperspectral images using hybrid context prediction

Opt. Express 20(7), 8199-8206 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Evaluation of sCMOS cameras for detection and localization of single Cy5 molecules

Opt. Express 20(7), 7338-7349 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coaxial waveguide mode reconstruction and analysis with THz digital holography

Opt. Express 20(7), 7706-7715 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast source optimization involving quadratic line-contour objectives for the resist image

Opt. Express 20(7), 8161-8174 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Crescent shaped dielectric periodic structure for light manipulation

Opt. Express 20(7), 7184-7194 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Objective-first design of high-efficiency, small-footprint couplers between arbitrary nanophotonic waveguide modes

Opt. Express 20(7), 7221-7236 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance evaluation of photonic UWB generation based on silicon MZM

Opt. Express 20(7), 7398-7403 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High speed silicon microring modulator employing dynamic intracavity energy balance

Opt. Express 20(7), 7404-7414 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Selective-mode optical nanofilters based on plasmonic complementary split-ring resonators

Opt. Express 20(7), 7516-7525 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Chirp-free optical return-to-zero modulation based on a single microring resonator

Opt. Express 20(7), 7663-7671 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optomechanically induced non-reciprocity in microring resonators

Opt. Express 20(7), 7672-7684 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatially distributed successive approximation register (SDSAR) photonic ADCs based on phase-domain quantization

Opt. Express 20(7), 7833-7869 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Chip-to-chip optical interconnections between stacked self-aligned SOI photonic chips

Opt. Express 20(7), 7886-7894 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Temperature dependence of the frequency noise in a mid-IR DFB quantum cascade laser from cryogenic to room temperature

Opt. Express 20(7), 6851-6859 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-dimensional modeling of transient gain gratings in saturable gain media

Opt. Express 20(7), 6887-6896 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermal and laser properties of Nd:Lu3Sc1.5Ga3.5O12 for high power dual-wavelength laser

Opt. Express 20(7), 6944-6951 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

An ellipse model for cavity mode behavior of optically injection-locked VCSELs

Opt. Express 20(7), 6980-6988 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiwavelength erbium-doped fiber laser based on a nonlinear amplifying loop mirror assisted by un-pumped EDF

Opt. Express 20(7), 7088-7094 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of high-order Hermite-Gaussian modes in end-pumped solid-state lasers for square vortex array laser beam generation

Opt. Express 20(7), 7128-7141 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Study on transition from photonic-crystal laser to random laser

Opt. Express 20(7), 7300-7315 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

SCPEM-Q-switching of a fiber-rod-laser

Opt. Express 20(7), 7415-7421 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherent combining of pulsed fiber amplifiers in the nonlinear chirp regime with intra-pulse phase control

Opt. Express 20(7), 7422-7435 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (5)]

Investigating the effectiveness of thermally poling optical fibers with various internal electrode configurations

Opt. Express 20(7), 7436-7444 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Alternative laser system for cesium magneto-optical trap via optical injection locking to sideband of a 9-GHz current-modulated diode laser

Opt. Express 20(7), 7480-7487 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

A robust random number generator based on differential comparison of chaotic laser signals

Opt. Express 20(7), 7496-7506 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of mid-infrared amplifiers based on fiber taper coupling to erbium-doped microspherical resonator

Opt. Express 20(7), 7616-7629 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Extreme ultraviolet multilayer for the FERMI@Elettra free electron laser beam transport system

Opt. Express 20(7), 8006-8014 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Continuous-wave mid-infrared intra-cavity singly resonant PPLN-OPO under 880 nm in-band pumping

Opt. Express 20(7), 8041-8046 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-wavelength passive and hybrid mode-locking of 3, 4.5 and 10 GHz InAs/InP(100) quantum dot lasers

Opt. Express 20(7), 8117-8135 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


On the origin of near-IR luminescence in Bi-doped materials (II). Subvalent monocation Bi+ and cluster Bi53+ luminescence in AlCl3/ZnCl2/BiCl3 chloride glass

Opt. Express 20(7), 7212-7220 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Depth-dependent cerebral hemodynamic responses following Direct Cortical Electrical Stimulation (DCES) revealed by in vivo dual-optical imaging techniques

Opt. Express 20(7), 6932-6943 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Digistain: a digital staining instrument for histopathology

Opt. Express 20(7), 7290-7299 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Incorporation of an experimentally determined MTF for spatial frequency filtering and deconvolution during optical projection tomography reconstruction

Opt. Express 20(7), 7323-7337 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (5)]

Adaptive synthetic-aperture focusing technique for microvasculature imaging using photoacoustic microscopy

Opt. Express 20(7), 7555-7563 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Automated measurement of choroidal thickness in the human eye by polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography

Opt. Express 20(7), 7564-7574 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparative intrinsic optical signal imaging of wild-type and mutant mouse retinas

Opt. Express 20(7), 7646-7654 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High-resolution imaging of microvasculature in human skin in-vivo with optical coherence tomography

Opt. Express 20(7), 7694-7705 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Inducing transparency with large magnetic response and group indices by hybrid dielectric metamaterials

Opt. Express 20(7), 6952-6960 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Co-sputtered SiC + Ag nanomixtures as visible wavelength negative index metamaterials

Opt. Express 20(7), 7095-7100 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Interference theory of metamaterial perfect absorbers

Opt. Express 20(7), 7165-7172 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Transparency window for the absorptive dipole resonance in a symmetry-reduced grating structure

Opt. Express 20(7), 7206-7211 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Ultra-broad and sharp-transition bandpass terahertz filters by hybridizing multiple resonances mode in monolithic metamaterials

Opt. Express 20(7), 7580-7589 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Improving the radiative decay rate for dye molecules with hyperbolic metamaterials

Opt. Express 20(7), 8100-8116 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Strategies to maximize the performance of a STED microscope

Opt. Express 20(7), 7362-7374 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Confocal surface plasmon microscopy with pupil function engineering

Opt. Express 20(7), 7388-7397 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Free carrier induced spectral shift for GaAs filled metallic hole arrays

Opt. Express 20(7), 7142-7150 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence properties of a broadband femtosecond mid-IR optical parametric oscillator operating at degeneracy

Opt. Express 20(7), 7255-7262 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Bistability and self-pulsation phenomena in silicon microring resonators based on nonlinear optical effects

Opt. Express 20(7), 7454-7468 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Solitons in nonlocal nonlinear kerr media with exponential response function

Opt. Express 20(7), 7469-7479 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High-efficiency second-harmonic generation in doubly-resonant χ(2) microring resonators

Opt. Express 20(7), 7526-7543 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

High numerical aperture hybrid optics for two-photon polymerization

Opt. Express 20(7), 7994-8005 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Reflective three-dimensional displays using the cholesteric liquid crystal with an inner patterned retarder

Opt. Express 20(7), 6927-6931 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Low-loss polysilicon waveguides fabricated in an emulated high-volume electronics process

Opt. Express 20(7), 7243-7254 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Curvature effects on optical emission of flexible organic light-emitting diodes

Opt. Express 20(7), 7929-7945 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Unconventional structure-assisted optical manipulation of high-index nanowires in liquid crystals

Opt. Express 20(7), 7741-7748 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (6)]

Optics at Surfaces

Resonant optical excitations in complementary plasmonic nanostructures

Opt. Express 20(7), 6968-6973 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dispersion relation for surface plasmon polaritons on a Schottky junction

Opt. Express 20(7), 7151-7164 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Collective behavior of impedance matched plasmonic nanocavities

Opt. Express 20(7), 7685-7693 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Plasmonic band structures and optical properties of subwavelength metal/dielectric/metal Bragg waveguides

Opt. Express 20(7), 7726-7740 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Partial loss compensation in dielectric-loaded plasmonic waveguides at near infra-red wavelengths

Opt. Express 20(7), 7771-7776 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Fast visible light photoelectric switch based on ultralong single crystalline V2O5 nanobelt

Opt. Express 20(7), 6974-6979 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Ultra-low-power carrier-depletion Mach-Zehnder silicon optical modulator

Opt. Express 20(7), 7081-7087 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

0.48Tb/s (12x40Gb/s) WDM transmission and high-quality thermo-optic switching in dielectric loaded plasmonics

Opt. Express 20(7), 7655-7662 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Purcell effect in photonic crystal microcavities embedding InAs/InP quantum wires

Opt. Express 20(7), 7901-7914 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals and Devices

Optically generated reconfigurable photonic structures of elastic quasiparticles in frustrated cholesteric liquid crystals

Opt. Express 20(7), 6870-6880 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (11)]

Efficient light amplification in low gain materials due to a photonic band edge effect

Opt. Express 20(7), 7071-7080 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Monolithic integration of III-V nanowire with photonic crystal microcavity for vertical light emission

Opt. Express 20(7), 7758-7770 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Nano-lens diffraction around a single heated nano particle

Opt. Express 20(7), 8055-8070 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Transformation thermodynamics: cloaking and concentrating heat flux

Opt. Express 20(7), 8207-8218 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Experimental realization of a four-photon seven-qubit graph state for one-way quantum computation

Opt. Express 20(7), 6915-6926 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral properties of high-gain parametric down-conversion

Opt. Express 20(7), 7507-7515 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing

Full waveform hyperspectral LiDAR for terrestrial laser scanning

Opt. Express 20(7), 7119-7127 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time measurements of atmospheric CO using a continuous-wave room temperature quantum cascade laser based spectrometer

Opt. Express 20(7), 7590-7601 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Optimization of a DPP-BOTDA sensor with 25 cm spatial resolution over 60 km standard single-mode fiber using Simplex codes and optical pre-amplification

Opt. Express 20(7), 6860-6869 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Differentiating surface and bulk interactions using localized surface plasmon resonances of gold nanorods

Opt. Express 20(7), 6905-6914 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spheroidal Fabry-Perot microcavities in optical fibers for high-sensitivity sensing

Opt. Express 20(7), 7112-7118 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical phase modulation for integrated interferometric biosensors

Opt. Express 20(7), 7195-7205 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic-crystal membranes for optical detection of single nano-particles, designed for biosensor application

Opt. Express 20(7), 7954-7965 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar Energy

Light harvesting improvement of organic solar cells with self-enhanced active layer designs

Opt. Express 20(7), 8175-8185 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF


Referenced passive spectroscopy using dual frequency combs

Opt. Express 20(7), 7375-7387 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved 800 nm emission of Tm3+ sensitized by Yb3+ and Ho3+ in β-NaYF4 nanocrystals under 980 nm excitation

Opt. Express 20(7), 7602-7607 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmission-grating-photomasked transient spin grating and its application to measurement of electron-spin ambipolar diffusion in (110) GaAs quantum wells

Opt. Express 20(7), 8192-8198 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Porous SiO2/MgF2 broadband antireflection coatings for superstrate-type silicon-based tandem cells

Opt. Express 20(7), 7445-7453 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband and omnidirectional light harvesting enhancement of fluorescent SiC

Opt. Express 20(7), 7575-7579 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Indium-rich InGaN epitaxial layers grown pseudomorphically on a nano-sculpted InGaN template

Opt. Express 20(7), 8093-8099 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Antireflective coatings for multijunction solar cells under wide-angle ray bundles

Opt. Express 20(7), 8136-8147 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmission Systems and Network Elements

Modeling nonlinearity in coherent transmissions with dominant intrachannel-four-wave-mixing

Opt. Express 20(7), 7777-7791 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystal Fibers

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