20 December 2002, Volume 41, Issue 36, pp. 7449-7706  
29 articles

Evaluation of phase-shifting approaches for a point-diffraction interferometer with the mutual coherence function

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7499-7509 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Effectiveness of simultaneous independent realizations at low carrier-to-noise ratio to improve heterodyne Doppler lidar performance. II. Experimental results

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7510-7515 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatial filtering efficiency of monostatic biaxial lidar: analysis and applications

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7516-7521 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical and physical properties of stratospheric aerosols from balloon measurements in the visible and near-infrared domains. I. Analysis of aerosol extinction spectra from the AMON and SALOMON balloonborne spectrometers

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7522-7539 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical and physical properties of stratospheric aerosols from balloon measurements in the visible and near-infrared domains. II. Comparison of extinction, reflectance, polarization, and counting measurements

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7540-7549 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Redesign and improved performance of the tropospheric ozone lidar at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Table Mountain Facility

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7550-7555 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

High-energy, all-solid-state, ultraviolet laser power-amplifier module design and its output-energy scaling principle

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7556-7560 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of thermal and optical properties of distributed Bragg reflectors by photothermal deflection spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7561-7568 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Automatic output-beam-collimating configuration for high-average-power multirod resonator–amplifier systems

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7569-7572 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Quasi-continuous-wave birefringence-compensated single- and double-rod Nd:YAG lasers

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7573-7582 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Demonstration of a 1-W injection-locked continuous-wave titanium:sapphire laser

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7583-7587 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical power flow in plastic-clad silica fibers

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7588-7591 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Minimization of acquisition time in short-range free-space optical communication

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7592-7602 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Metal-covered photonic bandgap multilayer for infrared hollow waveguides

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7603-7606 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Image transfer through cirrus clouds. II. Wave-front segmentation and imaging

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7612-7619 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-step K+–Na+ and Ag+–Na+ ion-exchanged glass waveguides for C-band applications

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7620-7626 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermally induced nonlinear optical effects in an isotropic liquid crystal at 10.6 µm

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7627-7630 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced optical limiting and nonlinear absorption properties of azoarene-appended phosphorus (V) tetratolylporphyrins

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7631-7636 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Brewster’s angle attenuator for terahertz pulses

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7637-7643 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimal design method of a low-loss broadband Y branch with a multimode waveguide section

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7644-7649 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Organic microcavity light-emitting diodes with metal mirrors: dependence of the emission wavelength on the viewing angle

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7650-7656 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Combined Raman lidar for the measurement of atmospheric temperature, water vapor, particle extinction coefficient, and particle backscatter coefficient

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7657-7666 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional imaging laser radar with a photon-counting avalanche photodiode array and microchip laser

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7671-7678 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical modeling and measurements of a coccolithophore bloom

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7679-7688 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherent laser radar at 3.6 µm

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7689-7693 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Radiation force on a nonlinear microsphere by a tightly focused Gaussian beam

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7694-7701 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis and observation, on an atomic resonance, of the frequency shift due to the length modulation of an optical cavity

Appl. Opt. 41(36), 7702-7706 (2002)  View: HTML | PDF