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1 August 2017, Volume 42, Issue 15, pp. 2858-3059   53 articles


Editorial: Optics Letters’ 40th Anniversary Retrospective 2008–2013

Opt. Lett. 42(15), ED5-ED5 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Atomic and Molecular Physics

Editors' Pick

Tunable and polarization-controlled high-contrast bright and dark coherent resonances in potassium

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2930-2933 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Luminescence in germania–silica fibers in a 1–2 μm region

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2874-2877 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear spectrum broadening cancellation by sinusoidal phase modulation

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2902-2905 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface-plasmon-resonance-based optical-fiber temperature sensor with high sensitivity and high figure of merit

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2948-2951 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

All-positive-coefficient microwave photonic filter with rectangular response

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3012-3015 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmissive single-beam-splitter resonator optic gyro based on a hollow-core photonic-crystal fiber

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3016-3019 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Fourier Optics and Signal Processing


Editors' Pick

Scanning holographic optical tweezers

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2862-2865 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Systems

Piston alignment for a segmented-aperture imaging system by using piston-sweep phasing

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2922-2925 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Mitigating the influence of wafer topography on the implantation process in optical lithography

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2934-2937 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization management to mitigate misalignment-induced fringe fading in fiber-based optical coherence tomography

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2996-2999 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

Generation of a coherent light beam with precise and fast dynamic control of the state and degree of polarization

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2898-2901 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Cell-based refractometer for pascal realization

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2944-2947 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Whispering gallery germanium-on-silicon photodetector

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2878-2881 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Mid-infrared germanium photonic crystal cavity

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2882-2885 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultra-compact bent multimode silicon waveguide with ultralow inter-mode crosstalk

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3004-3007 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Lasers and Laser Optics

End-pumped Nd:YVO4 laser with reduced thermal lensing via the use of a ring-shaped pump beam

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2910-2913 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Thermo-optic tuning of whispering gallery mode lasing from a dye-doped hollow polymer optical fiber

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2926-2929 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Genetic algorithm-based control of birefringent filtering for self-tuning, self-pulsing fiber lasers

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2952-2955 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optically pumped lasing with a Q-factor exceeding 6000 from wet-etched GaN micro-pyramids

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2976-2979 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrically tunable whispering gallery mode microresonator based on a grapefruit-microstructured optical fiber infiltrated with nematic liquid crystals

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2988-2991 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Extreme events induced by collisions in a forced semiconductor laser

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3000-3003 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

5  W output power from a double-clad hybrid fiber with Yb-doped phosphate core and silicate cladding

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3008-3011 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Noninvasive photoacoustic identification and imaging of gut microbes

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2938-2940 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Multispectral open-air intraoperative fluorescence imaging

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2964-2967 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Sparsity-promoting Bayesian approximation error method for compensating for the mismodeling of optical properties in fluorescence molecular tomography

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3024-3027 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear Optics

Chimera-like states in an array of coupled-waveguide resonators

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2906-2909 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

PT symmetry in nonlinear twisted multicore fibers

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2972-2975 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Pulse shaping of broadband adiabatic SHG from a Ti-sapphire oscillator

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2992-2995 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral broadening of picosecond pulses forming dispersive shock waves in optical fibers

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3044-3047 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical Devices

Control of exceptional points in photonic crystal slabs

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2866-2869 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Mid-infrared beam splitter for ultrashort pulses

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2918-2921 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Drying-mediated optical assembly of silica spheres in a symmetrical metallic waveguide structure

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2960-2963 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Using back focal plane interferometry to probe the influence of Zernike aberrations in optical tweezers

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2968-2971 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Femtosecond laser written waveguides deep inside silicon

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3028-3031 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics at Surfaces

Angularly dense comb-like enhanced absorption of graphene monolayer with attenuated-total-reflection configuration

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2984-2987 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

High-extinction-ratio TE/TM selective Bragg grating filters on silicon-on-insulator

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3040-3043 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-band perfect plasmonic absorptions using rectangular graphene gratings

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3052-3055 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF


Interaction between graphene-coated nanowires revisited with transformation optics

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2890-2893 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical Optics

Generation of continuously rotating polarization by combining cross-polarizations and its application in surface structuring

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2870-2873 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum Optics

Controllable single-photon nonreciprocal propagation between two waveguides chirally coupled to a quantum emitter

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2914-2917 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote Sensing and Sensors

Demonstration of an iron fluorescence lidar operating at 372  nm wavelength using a newly-developed Nd:YAG laser

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2858-2861 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced Fano resonance in a non-adiabatic tapered fiber coupled with a microresonator

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2956-2959 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF


Optical time-domain reflectometry based on a Brillouin dynamic grating in an elliptical-core two-mode fiber

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3036-3039 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF


Measurable lower limit of thin film conductivity with parallel plate waveguide terahertz time domain spectroscopy

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3056-3059 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin Films

Anomalous dispersion engineering of co-sputtering Ag-AZO hybrids for antireflection coatings

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2894-2897 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved performance of transparent-conducting AZO/Cu/AZO multilayer thin films by inserting a metal Ti layer for flexible electronics

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3020-3023 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-angle, spectral reconstruction imaging method for the determination of dielectric thin-film thickness

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3032-3035 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast Optics

Inline self-diffraction dispersion-scan of over octave-spanning pulses in the single-cycle regime

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 3048-3051 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Soliton-plasma nonlinear dynamics in mid-IR gas-filled hollow-core fibers: publisher’s note

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2943-2943 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated Optics

Octave-spanning supercontinuum generation in a silicon-rich nitride waveguide: erratum

Opt. Lett. 42(15), 2941-2942 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

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