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8 April 2013, Volume 21, Issue 7, pp. 7851-9197   133 articles


Adaptive Optics

Tunable lenses using transparent dielectric elastomer actuators

Opt. Express 21(7), 8669-8676 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of the transmitted near-infrared wavefront error for the GRAVITY/VLTI Coudé Infrared Adaptive Optics System

Opt. Express 21(7), 9069-9080 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Retrieval chlorophyll-a concentration from coastal waters: three-band semi-analytical algorithms comparison and development

Opt. Express 21(7), 9024-9042 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

A versatile high resolution objective for imaging quantum gases

Opt. Express 21(7), 9011-9016 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

2.1-watts intracavity-frequency-doubled all-solid-state light source at 671 nm for laser cooling of lithium

Opt. Express 21(7), 9091-9102 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Evolutions of speckles on rough glass/silver surfaces with film thickness

Opt. Express 21(7), 8831-8842 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Despeckling fly’s eye homogenizer for single mode laser diodes

Opt. Express 21(7), 9081-9090 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Temperature dependence of impact ionization in InAs

Opt. Express 21(7), 8630-8637 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

The performance of 2D array detectors for light sheet based fluorescence correlation spectroscopy

Opt. Express 21(7), 8652-8668 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Robustness of Cantor Diffractals

Opt. Express 21(7), 7951-7956 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Improving vector vortex waveplates for high-contrast coronagraphy

Opt. Express 21(7), 8205-8213 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Superimposed surface-relief diffraction grating holographic lenses on azo-polymer films

Opt. Express 21(7), 8711-8723 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Metallic diffraction grating enhanced coupling in whispering gallery resonator

Opt. Express 21(7), 8939-8944 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

5-Gb/s optical transmitter based on incoherent-light-injected RSOAs with graceful upgrade capability for WDM PONs

Opt. Express 21(7), 8135-8141 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Simple and efficient frequency offset tracking and carrier phase recovery algorithms in single carrier transmission systems

Opt. Express 21(7), 8157-8165 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous nominal and effective differential group delay in-service monitoring method for optical communications systems

Opt. Express 21(7), 8190-8204 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical fiber amplifiers based on PbS/CdS QDs modified by polymers

Opt. Express 21(7), 8214-8219 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

In-line polarization-dependent microfiber interferometers and their applications in UWB signal generation

Opt. Express 21(7), 8231-8239 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Power margin improvement for OFDMA-PON using hierarchical modulation

Opt. Express 21(7), 8261-8268 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Joint digital signal processing for superchannel coherent optical communication systems

Opt. Express 21(7), 8342-8356 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Evidence of AlOHC responsible for the radiation-induced darkening in Yb doped fiber

Opt. Express 21(7), 8382-8392 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous scalar and cross-phase modulation instabilities in highly birefringent photonic crystal fiber

Opt. Express 21(7), 8437-8443 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of multiple Bragg gratings in microstructured polymer fibers using a phase mask with several diffraction orders

Opt. Express 21(7), 8521-8534 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic fractional Fourier transformer with a single dispersive device

Opt. Express 21(7), 8558-8563 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

20-Gbps WDM-PON transmissions employing weak-resonant-cavity FPLD with OFDM and SC-FDE modulation formats

Opt. Express 21(7), 8622-8629 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Heterodyne coherent detection of WDM PDM-QPSK signals with spectral efficiency of 4b/s/Hz

Opt. Express 21(7), 8808-8814 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fully-elastic multi-granular network with space/frequency/time switching using multi-core fibres and programmable optical nodes

Opt. Express 21(7), 8865-8872 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Geometrical Optics

A possible approach on optical analogues of gravitational attractors

Opt. Express 21(7), 8298-8310 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Speckle-free digital holographic recording of a diffusely reflecting object

Opt. Express 21(7), 8183-8189 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical phase conjugation (OPC)-assisted isotropic focusing

Opt. Express 21(7), 8781-8792 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Band-limited double-step Fresnel diffraction and its application to computer-generated holograms

Opt. Express 21(7), 9192-9197 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Image Processing

Assessing the performance of a method of simultaneous compression and encryption of multiple images and its resistance against various attacks

Opt. Express 21(7), 8025-8043 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Efficient source and mask optimization with augmented Lagrangian methods in optical lithography

Opt. Express 21(7), 8076-8090 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Sub-surface terahertz imaging through uneven surfaces: visualizing Neolithic wall paintings in Çatalhöyük

Opt. Express 21(7), 8126-8134 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

2D and 3D sub-diffraction source imaging with a superoscillatory filter

Opt. Express 21(7), 8142-8157 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Panoramic stereo photography based on single-lens with a double-symmetric prism

Opt. Express 21(7), 8474-8482 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Kilometer-range, high resolution depth imaging via 1560 nm wavelength single-photon detection

Opt. Express 21(7), 8904-8915 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Angle measurement with laser feedback instrument

Opt. Express 21(7), 8044-8050 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Point diffraction interferometer with a liquid crystal monopixel

Opt. Express 21(7), 8116-8124 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Overdetermined broadband spectroscopic Mueller matrix polarimeter designed by genetic algorithms

Opt. Express 21(7), 8753-8762 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Separating misalignment from misfigure in interferograms on cylindrical optics

Opt. Express 21(7), 8856-8864 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

CMOS-compatible high efficiency double-etched apodized waveguide grating coupler

Opt. Express 21(7), 7868-7874 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Long-range plasmonic directional coupler switches controlled by nematic liquid crystals

Opt. Express 21(7), 8240-8250 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Phase modulation in horizontal metal-insulator-silicon-insulator-metal plasmonic waveguides

Opt. Express 21(7), 8320-8330 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Reversible Fano resonance by transition from fast light to slow light in a coupled-resonator-induced transparency structure

Opt. Express 21(7), 8570-8586 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Bragg gratings in spiral waveguides

Opt. Express 21(7), 8953-8963 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser Microfabrication

Numerical analysis of laser ablation and damage in glass with multiple picosecond laser pulses

Opt. Express 21(7), 7858-7867 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

1.5 GHz picosecond pulse generation from a monolithic waveguide laser with a graphene-film saturable output coupler

Opt. Express 21(7), 7943-7950 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Characteristics and instabilities of mode-locked quantum-dot diode lasers

Opt. Express 21(7), 8007-8017 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation dynamics of the narrowband Yb-doped fiber laser

Opt. Express 21(7), 8177-8182 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Merged beam laser design for reduction of gain-saturation and two-photon absorption in high power single mode semiconductor lasers

Opt. Express 21(7), 8276-8285 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

High efficiency 12.5 J second-harmonic generation from CsLiB6O10 nonlinear crystal by diode-pumped Nd:glass laser

Opt. Express 21(7), 8393-8400 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Realization of pure frequency modulation of DFB laser via combined optical and electrical tuning

Opt. Express 21(7), 8401-8408 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Harmonic mode locking counterparts of dark pulse and dark-bright pulse pairs

Opt. Express 21(7), 8409-8416 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Formation of multiscale surface structures on nickel via above surface growth and below surface growth mechanisms using femtosecond laser pulses

Opt. Express 21(7), 8460-8473 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (6)]

Random fiber laser formed by mixing dispersion compensated fiber and single mode fiber

Opt. Express 21(7), 8544-8549 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of wideband chaos with suppressed time-delay signature by delayed self-interference

Opt. Express 21(7), 8701-8710 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental evidence and theoretical modeling of two-photon absorption dynamics in the reduction of intensity noise of solid-state Er:Yb lasers

Opt. Express 21(7), 8773-8780 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Lateral cavity photonic crystal surface emitting laser based on commercial epitaxial wafer

Opt. Express 21(7), 8844-8855 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Room temperature single longitudinal mode laser output at 1645 nm from a laser-diode pumped Er:YAG nonplanar ring oscillator

Opt. Express 21(7), 8916-8921 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

A stable polarization switching laser from a bidirectional passively mode-locked thulium-doped fiber oscillator

Opt. Express 21(7), 8945-8952 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Optimization of laser-based white light illuminants

Opt. Express 21(7), 8964-8971 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Sub-100nm pattern generation by laser direct writing using a confinement layer

Opt. Express 21(7), 9017-9023 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Narrow linewidth picosecond UV pulsed laser with mega-watt peak power

Opt. Express 21(7), 9123-9131 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


On the analogy between photoluminescence and carrier-type reversal in Bi- and Pb-doped glasses

Opt. Express 21(7), 8101-8115 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Can OCT be sensitive to nanoscale structural alterations in biological tissue?

Opt. Express 21(7), 9043-9059 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]


Electro-optical switching by liquid-crystal controlled metasurfaces

Opt. Express 21(7), 8879-8885 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Graphene metamaterials based tunable terahertz absorber: effective surface conductivity approach

Opt. Express 21(7), 9144-9155 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz epsilon-near-zero graded-index lens

Opt. Express 21(7), 9156-9166 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Plasmonic near-field probes: a comparison of the campanile geometry with other sharp tips

Opt. Express 21(7), 8166-8176 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast optical wide field microscopy

Opt. Express 21(7), 8763-8772 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Dye exclusion microfluidic microscopy

Opt. Express 21(7), 8793-8798 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Control of laser filamentation in fused silica by a periodic microlens array

Opt. Express 21(7), 7908-7915 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase-sensitive amplification of light in a χ(3) photonic chip using a dispersion engineered chalcogenide ridge waveguide

Opt. Express 21(7), 7926-7933 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Čerenkov-type second-harmonic spectroscopy in random nonlinear photonic structures

Opt. Express 21(7), 8220-8230 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast photoinduced enhancement of nonlinear optical response in 15-atom gold clusters on indium tin oxide conducting film

Opt. Express 21(7), 8483-8492 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparison analysis of optical frequency comb generation with nonlinear effects in highly nonlinear fibers

Opt. Express 21(7), 8508-8520 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

On-chip high sensitivity laser frequency sensing with Brillouin mutually-modulated cross-gain modulation

Opt. Express 21(7), 8605-8613 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Identification of the physical mechanism of generation of coherent N2+ emissions in air by femtosecond laser excitation

Opt. Express 21(7), 8746-8752 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Pulse quality analysis on soliton pulse compression and soliton self-frequency shift in a hollow-core photonic bandgap fiber

Opt. Express 21(7), 9132-9143 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamics of one-dimensional Kerr cavity solitons

Opt. Express 21(7), 9180-9191 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Switchable focus using a polymeric lenticular microlens array and a polarization rotator

Opt. Express 21(7), 7916-7925 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

A nanoscale conical polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) sub-wavelength structure with a high aspect ratio realized by a stamping method

Opt. Express 21(7), 8450-8459 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Improved performance of GaN-based vertical light emitting diodes with conducting and transparent single-walled carbon nanotube networks

Opt. Express 21(7), 8062-8068 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Near-diffraction-limited and low-haze electro-optical tunable liquid crystal lens with floating electrodes

Opt. Express 21(7), 8371-8381 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and investigation of properties of nanocrystalline diamond optical planar waveguides

Opt. Express 21(7), 8417-8425 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance improvement of GaN-based LEDs with step stage InGaN/GaN strain relief layers in GaN-based blue LEDs

Opt. Express 21(7), 8444-8449 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced light out-coupling of organic light-emitting diode using metallic nanomesh electrodes and microlens array

Opt. Express 21(7), 8535-8543 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable nonreciprocal terahertz transmission and enhancement based on metal/magneto-optic plasmonic lens

Opt. Express 21(7), 8614-8621 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental performance of DWDM quadruple Vernier racetrack resonators

Opt. Express 21(7), 9103-9112 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Trapping and Manipulation

Optical lock-in particle tracking in optical tweezers

Opt. Express 21(7), 8018-8024 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of the radiation force and torque exerted on a chiral sphere by a Gaussian beam

Opt. Express 21(7), 8677-8688 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Colloidal quantum dot-based plasmon emitters with planar integration and long-range guiding

Opt. Express 21(7), 7882-7890 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Spontaneous emission in paired graphene plasmonic waveguide structures

Opt. Express 21(7), 7897-7907 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Nano-polarization-converter based on magnetic plasmon resonance excitation in an L-shaped slot antenna

Opt. Express 21(7), 7934-7942 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparison of electric field enhancements: Linear and triangular oligomers versus hexagonal arrays of plasmonic nanospheres

Opt. Express 21(7), 7957-7973 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface plasmon polariton propagation in organic nanofiber based plasmonic waveguides

Opt. Express 21(7), 8251-8260 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Multiple Fano resonances in single-layer nonconcentric core-shell nanostructures

Opt. Express 21(7), 8426-8436 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Plasmonic wave propagation in silver nanowires: guiding modes or not?

Opt. Express 21(7), 8587-8595 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Directional coupling in long-range dielectric-loaded plasmonic waveguides

Opt. Express 21(7), 8799-8807 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface enhanced infrared spectroscopy with gold strip gratings

Opt. Express 21(7), 9005-9010 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic Crystals and Devices

Compact bends for multi-mode photonic crystal waveguides with high transmission and suppressed modal crosstalk

Opt. Express 21(7), 8069-8075 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Degenerate band edge resonances in coupled periodic silicon optical waveguides

Opt. Express 21(7), 8736-8745 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-accelerating beams in photonic crystals

Opt. Express 21(7), 8886-8896 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Silk protein based hybrid photonic-plasmonic crystal

Opt. Express 21(7), 8897-8903 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Selective reflection of Airy beam at an interface between dielectric and homogeneous atomic medium

Opt. Express 21(7), 8311-8319 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Manifestation of the Gouy phase in strongly focused, radially polarized beams

Opt. Express 21(7), 8331-8341 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation and dynamics of optical beams with polarization singularities

Opt. Express 21(7), 8815-8820 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-diffraction of continuous laser radiation in a disperse medium with absorbing particles

Opt. Express 21(7), 8922-8938 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization singularities in superposition of vector beams

Opt. Express 21(7), 8972-8986 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Polarization changes in temporal imaging with pulses of random light

Opt. Express 21(7), 8987-9004 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Quantum Optics

Heralded generation of multipartite entanglement for one photon by using a single two-dimensional nonlinear photonic crystal

Opt. Express 21(7), 7875-7881 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Slow light enhanced correlated photon pair generation in photonic-crystal coupled-resonator optical waveguides

Opt. Express 21(7), 8596-8604 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing

Anti-noise algorithm of lidar data retrieval by combining the ensemble Kalman filter and the Fernald method

Opt. Express 21(7), 8286-8297 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Models for integrated and differential scattering optical properties of encapsulated light absorbing carbon aggregates

Opt. Express 21(7), 7974-7993 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Controlling light scattering and polarization by spherical particles with radial anisotropy

Opt. Express 21(7), 8091-8100 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Silicon photonic micro-disk resonators for label-free biosensing

Opt. Express 21(7), 7994-8006 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Accurate determination of the quality factor and tunneling distance of axisymmetric resonators for biosensing applications

Opt. Express 21(7), 8724-8735 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Slow and Fast Light

Slow light based on stimulated Raman scattering in an integrated liquid-core optical fiber filled with CS2

Opt. Express 21(7), 8821-8830 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF


Spectroscopy of 171Yb in an optical lattice based on laser linewidth transfer using a narrow linewidth frequency comb

Opt. Express 21(7), 7891-7896 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband nonlinear vibrational spectroscopy by shaping a coherent fiber supercontinuum

Opt. Express 21(7), 8269-8275 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization sensitive ultrafast mid-IR pump probe micro-spectrometer with diffraction limited spatial resolution

Opt. Express 21(7), 8357-8370 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Horizontal slot waveguide channel for enhanced Raman scattering

Opt. Express 21(7), 9060-9068 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

An optical test for identifying topological insulator thin films

Opt. Express 21(7), 8564-8569 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Photoacoustic emission from Au nanoparticles arrayed on thermal insulation layer

Opt. Express 21(7), 8689-8700 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Strong absorption and selective emission from engineered metals with dielectric coatings

Opt. Express 21(7), 9113-9122 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Mid-IR supercontinuum generation in a ZBLAN fiber pumped by a gain-switched mode-locked Tm-doped fiber laser and amplifier system

Opt. Express 21(7), 7851-7857 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

X-ray Optics

Damage investigation on tungsten and diamond diffractive optics at a hard x-ray free-electron laser

Opt. Express 21(7), 8051-8061 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

The theoretical analysis of the hard X-ray block-structure supermirror

Opt. Express 21(7), 8638-8651 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

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