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1 April 2015, Volume 40, Issue 7, pp. 1137-1618   123 articles


Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics

Phase correction for a distorted orbital angular momentum beam using a Zernike polynomials-based stochastic-parallel-gradient-descent algorithm

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1197-1200 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavefront sensorless adaptive optics based on the trust region method

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1235-1237 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

On-sky demonstration of optimal control for adaptive optics at Palomar Observatory

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1575-1578 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Microscopic lensing by a dense, cold atomic sample

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1137-1140 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherence and Statistical Optics

Experimental determination of generalized Stokes parameters

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1227-1230 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Plane-wave decomposition of spatially random fields

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1394-1397 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Twisted Gaussian Schell-model beams as series of partially coherent modified Bessel–Gauss beams

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1587-1590 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Enhancing near-infrared light absorption in PtSi thin films for Schottky barrier IR detectors using moth-eye surface structures

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1512-1515 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Diffraction of waves by a boundary between two half-planes with different resistivities

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1306-1309 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction and Gratings

Determining the vortex densities of random nondiffracting beams

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1418-1421 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Time-dependent variation of fiber Bragg grating reflectivity in PMMA-based polymer optical fibers

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1476-1479 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-grating-mirror intracavity stretcher design for chirped pulse regenerative amplification

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1532-1535 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Microfluidic channels with ultralow-loss waveguide crossings for various chip-integrated photonic sensors

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1563-1566 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Materials

Anti-Stokes photoluminescence in Ga/Bi co-doped sol-gel silica glass

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1591-1594 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

100.29-Gb/s direct detection optical OFDM/OQAM 32-QAM signal over 880  km SSMF transmission using a single photodiode

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1185-1188 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Millijoule pulse energy 100-nanosecond Er-doped fiber laser

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1189-1192 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Compressing μJ-level pulses from 250  fs to sub-10  fs at 38-MHz repetition rate using two gas-filled hollow-core photonic crystal fiber stages

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1238-1241 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental demonstration of a novel indoor optical wireless localization system for high-speed personal area networks

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1246-1249 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband near-to-shot-noise suppression of arbitrary cw-laser excess intensity noise in the gigahertz range

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1334-1337 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced intermodal four-wave mixing for visible and near-infrared wavelength generation in a photonic crystal fiber

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1338-1341 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Rogue waves in a normal-dispersion fiber laser

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1366-1369 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanobump microresonator

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1430-1433 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact fiber-optic curvature sensor based on super-mode interference in a seven-core fiber

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1468-1471 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization and mitigation of phase-modulation-dependent loss of liquid crystal on silicon

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1484-1487 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Few-mode fiber multi-parameter sensor with distributed temperature and strain discrimination

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1488-1491 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of highly stable microfiber structures via high-substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose coating for device and sensor applications

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1492-1495 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Slowing down light to 300  km/s in a deuterium-loaded fiber Bragg grating

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1524-1527 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast all-optical technologies for bidirectional optical wireless communications

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1583-1586 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing

Incoherent-light temporal stretching of high-speed intensity waveforms: comment

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1438-1438 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Incoherent-light temporal stretching of high-speed intensity waveforms: reply to comment

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1439-1439 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Optimum generation of annular vortices using phase diffractive optical elements

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1173-1176 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-adaptive vibrometry with CMOS-LCOS digital holography

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1302-1305 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High spatial resolution recording of near-infrared hologram based on photo-induced phase transition of vanadium dioxide film

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1595-1598 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Simultaneous dual-wavelength photoacoustic radar imaging using waveform engineering with mismatched frequency modulated excitation

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1145-1148 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Incoherent wavefront reconstruction by a retroemission device

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1169-1172 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-directional 3D flame chemiluminescence tomography based on lens imaging

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1231-1234 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Image quality improvement by the structured light illumination method in an optical readout cantilever array infrared imaging system

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1390-1393 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Multi-color carrier-envelope-phase stabilization for high-repetition-rate multi-pulse coherent synthesis

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1208-1211 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Full characterization of dichroic samples from a single measurement by circular polarization orthogonality breaking

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1270-1273 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase noise measurement of wideband microwave sources based on a microwave photonic frequency down-converter

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1326-1329 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Frequency-agile dual-frequency lidar for integrated coherent radar-lidar architectures

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1358-1361 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Femtosecond laser writing of Bragg grating waveguide bundles in bulk glass

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1266-1269 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable Q-factor silicon microring resonators for ultra-low power parametric processes

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1274-1277 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Volume integrated phase modulator based on funnel waveguides for reconfigurable miniaturized optical circuits

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1386-1389 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Heterogeneously integrated 2.0 μm CW hybrid silicon lasers at room temperature

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1480-1483 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Near-infrared electro-optic modulator based on plasmonic graphene

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1516-1519 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

Noise reduction in solid-state lasers using a SHG-based buffer reservoir

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1149-1152 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Mode-locked Er:Yb-doped double-clad fiber laser with 75-nm tuning range

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1153-1156 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser-diode-pumped thin-slice c-cut Nd:GdVO4 multimode laser with coherent vector fields

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1177-1180 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Free space self-similar beams

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1216-1219 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Diode end-pumped passively Q-switched Tm:YAP laser with 1.85-mJ pulse energy

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1250-1253 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Kinetics of optically pumped Kr metastables

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1310-1313 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-mode-locking mechanism for an akinetic dispersive ring cavity swept source

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1322-1325 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

463-MHz fundamental mode-locked fiber laser based on few-layer MoS2 saturable absorber

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1374-1377 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-energy dissipative solitons generation from a large normal dispersion Er-fiber laser

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1414-1417 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Actively mode-locked Tm3+-doped silica fiber laser with wavelength-tunable, high average output power

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1464-1467 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Narrow-spectral-linewidth silicon photonic wavelength-tunable laser with highly asymmetric Mach–Zehnder interferometer

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1504-1507 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Liquid Crystals

Fast electric field switched 2D-photonic liquid crystals

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1254-1257 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Electrically induced red, green, and blue scattering in chiral-nematic thin films

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1201-1203 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Light-shift-modulated photon-echo

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1294-1297 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature characteristics of silicon core optical fiber Fabry–Perot interferometer

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1362-1365 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-photon-induced Förster resonance energy transfer in a hybrid material engineered from quantum dots and bacteriorhodopsin

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1440-1443 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-sensitivity and high-Q-factor glass photonic crystal cavity and its applications as sensors

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1508-1511 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Distributed feedback and random lasing in DCNP aggregates dispersed in a polymeric layer

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1552-1555 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Single-trial estimation of the cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen with imaging photoplethysmography and laser speckle contrast imaging

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1193-1196 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Third-harmonic generation microscopy reveals dental anatomy in ancient fossils

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1354-1357 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Hybrid M-mode-like OCT imaging of three-dimensional microvasculature in vivo using reference-free processing of complex valued B-scans

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1472-1475 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Multispectral opto-acoustic tomography of exercised muscle oxygenation

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1496-1499 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Thermal oscillatory behavior analysis and dynamic modulation of refractive index in microspherical resonator

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1607-1610 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Actively tunable Fano resonances based on colossal magneto-resistant metamaterials

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1286-1289 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Brewster effect in metafilms composed of bi-anisotropic split-ring resonators

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1382-1385 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Spotlight on Optics

Label-free imaging of melanoma with nonlinear photothermal microscopy

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1141-1144 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Brightness calibrates particle size in single particle fluorescence imaging

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1242-1245 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

In vivo optical resolution photoacoustic microscopy using glancing angle-deposited nanostructured Fabry–Perot etalons

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1350-1353 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Nonlinear optimization of slot Si waveguides: TPA minimization with FOMTPA up to 4.25

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1212-1215 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast-beam self-trapping in LiNbO3 films by pyroelectric effect

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1258-1261 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiple quasi-phase-matching in nonlinear Raman–Nath diffraction

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1314-1317 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of intrinsic surface roughness on the efficiency of intermodal phase matching in silica optical nanofibers

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1318-1321 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-power femtosecond mid-infrared optical parametric oscillator at 7  μm based on CdSiP2

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1398-1401 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Reconfigurable dual-channel all-optical logic gate in a silicon waveguide using polarization encoding

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1448-1451 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Stimulated Raman scattering and nonlinear focusing of high-power laser beams propagating in water

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1556-1558 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Kerr optical frequency comb generation in strontium fluoride whispering-gallery mode resonators with billion quality factor

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1567-1570 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Coherence Tomography

Optical coherence photoacoustic microscopy for in vivo multimodal retinal imaging

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1370-1373 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

In vivo molecular contrast OCT imaging of methylene blue

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1426-1429 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Design and Fabrication

Impact of substrate pits on laser-induced damage performance of 1064-nm high-reflective coatings

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1330-1333 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Heterogeneously integrated III-V laser on thin SOI with compact optical vertical interconnect access

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1378-1381 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Mounting with compliant cylinders for deformable mirrors

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1536-1539 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Optical Devices

Experimental performance evaluation of analog signal transmission in a silicon microring resonator

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1181-1184 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber in-line Mach–Zehnder interferometer based on an inner air-cavity for high-pressure sensing

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1220-1222 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Reconfigurable nonblocking 4-port silicon thermo-optic optical router based on Mach–Zehnder optical switches

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1402-1405 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Low-loss partial rib polarization rotator consisting only of silicon core and silica cladding

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1410-1413 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

40-GHz photonic waveform generator by linear shaping of four spectral sidebands

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1422-1425 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Ultra-compact TE and TM pass polarizers based on vanadium dioxide on silicon

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1452-1455 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization control of quantum dot emission by chiral photonic crystal slabs

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1528-1531 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Compensating thermal drift of hybrid silicon and lithium niobate ring resonances

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1599-1602 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Improved resolution in SPR and MCWG microscopy by combining images acquired with distinct mode propagation directions

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1165-1168 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Arbitrary holographic spectral shaping of plasmonic broadband excitations

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1615-1618 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Physical Optics

Strong enhancement of nano-sized circularly polarized light using an aperture antenna with V-groove structures

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1298-1301 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Closed-form expressions for nonparaxial accelerating beams with pre-engineered trajectories

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1444-1447 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Plasmon ruler with gold nanorod dimers: utilizing the second-order resonance

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1571-1574 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Toward integrated electrically controllable directional coupling based on dielectric loaded graphene plasmonic waveguide

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1603-1606 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Universal polarization terahertz phase controllers using randomly aligned liquid crystal cells with graphene electrodes

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1544-1547 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Spotlight on Optics

Shot-by-shot imaging of Hong–Ou–Mandel interference with an intensified sCMOS camera

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1540-1543 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Positive operator-valued measure reconstruction of a beam-splitter tree-based photon-number-resolving detector

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1548-1551 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Long-range micro-pulse aerosol lidar at 1.5  μm with an upconversion single-photon detector

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1579-1582 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Modeling light scattering by forsterite particles

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1204-1207 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermally induced light-scattering effects as responsible for the degradation of cholesteric liquid crystal lasers

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1262-1265 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Hydrated-electron resonance enhancement O–H stretching vibration of water hexamer at air–water interface

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1434-1437 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Simple way to analyze Brillouin spectra from turbid liquids

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1456-1459 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Tuning random lasing in photonic glasses

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1611-1614 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF


Analytical calculation of two-dimensional spectra

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1157-1160 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Determination of the basic optical parameters of ZnSnN2

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1282-1285 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Radiocarbon dioxide detection based on cavity ring-down spectroscopy and a quantum cascade laser

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1342-1345 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface Plasmons

Polarization controlled coupling and shaping of surface plasmon polaritons by nanoantenna arrays

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1520-1523 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Performance enhancement in a-Si:H/μc-Si:H tandem solar cells with periodic microstructured surfaces

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1290-1293 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced third-harmonic generation in Si-compatible epsilon-near-zero indium tin oxide nanolayers

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1500-1503 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

First observation of the temperature-dependent light-induced response of Ge25As10Se65 thin films

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1559-1562 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Low wavenumber efficient single-beam coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering using a spectral hole

Opt. Lett. 40(7), 1223-1226 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

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