10 October 2004, Volume 43, Issue 29, pp. 5425-5574  
19 articles

Bend sensors with direction recognition based on long-period gratings written in D-shaped fiber

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5425-5428 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-wavelength method for endoscopic shape measurement by spatial phase-shifting speckle-interferometry

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5429-5437 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Instrument for measuring small angles by use of multiple total internal reflections in heterodyne interferometry

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5438-5442 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved emission uniformity from a liquid-jet laser-plasma extreme-ultraviolet source

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5452-5457 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance of the Keck Observatory adaptive-optics system

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5458-5467 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Quasi-free-space optical coupling between diffraction grating couplers fabricated on independent substrates

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5468-5475 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and fabrication of continuous-profile diffractive micro-optical elements as a beam splitter

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5476-5480 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Programmable select multiwavelength gigahertz Raman soliton pulse generation

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5481-5488 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Study of the dynamic formation of transmission gratings recorded in photopolymers and holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystals

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5489-5497 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance of a write-once multilayer optical disk that uses transparent recording material with an optical switching layer

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5498-5502 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of atmospheric aerosols from infrared measurements: simulations, testing, and applications

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5503-5511 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical simulation of light backscattering by spheres with off-center inclusion. Application to the lidar case

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5512-5522 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurements and numerical analysis for femtosecond pulse deformations after propagation of hundreds of meters in air with water-vapor absorption lines

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5523-5530 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaginary refractive-index effects on desert-aerosol extinction versus backscatter relationships at 351 nm: numerical computations and comparison with Raman lidar measurements

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5531-5541 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of numerical aperture on mode coupling in step-index plastic optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5542-5546 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Simple method for frequency locking of an extended-cavity diode laser

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5547-5551 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Algorithm for the retrieval of columnar water vapor from hyperspectral remotely sensed data

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5552-5563 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of 266-nm and 355-nm Nd:YAG laser radiation for the investigation of fuel-rich sooting hydrocarbon flames by Raman scattering

Appl. Opt. 43(29), 5564-5574 (2004)  View: HTML | PDF