1 February 2009, Volume 48, Issue 4, pp. 658-809; Feat. pp: B1–B189  
47 articles


Laser Applications to Chemical, Security, and Environmental Analysis: introduction to the feature issue

Appl. Opt. 48(4), LACSEA1-LACSEA2 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast time-gated ballistic-photon imaging and shadowgraphy in optically dense rocket sprays

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B137-B144 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

High-speed laser-induced fluorescence and spark plug absorption sensor diagnostics for mixing and combustion studies in engines

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B94-B104 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-dimensional Raman mole-fraction and temperature measurements for hydrogen-nitrogen mixture analysis

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B57-B64 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of a picosecond lidar system for large-scale combustion diagnostics

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B65-B72 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of a simplified dual-pump dual-broadband coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering system

open access Appl. Opt. 48(4), B43-B50 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Advances in generation of high-repetition-rate burst mode laser output

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B23-B31 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical emission enhancement of laser-produced copper plasma under a steady magnetic field

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B105-B110 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Widely tunable laterally coupled distributed feedback laser diodes for multispecies gas analysis based on InAs/InGaAs quantum-dash material

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B51-B56 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum cascade laser linewidth investigations for high resolution photoacoustic spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B80-B86 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Assessment of variations in moisture content of wood using time-resolved diffuse optical spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B87-B93 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Differential absorption lidar CO2 laser system for remote sensing of TATP related gases

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B145-B150 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Distributed feedback diode laser spectrometer at 2.7 μm for sensitive, spatially resolved H2O vapor detection

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B172-B182 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Long optical cavities for open-path monitoring of atmospheric trace gases and aerosol extinction

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B159-B171 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Impact of collisional quenching on the detection of HgCl2 via photofragment emission

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B32-B42 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Particle size distribution retrieval from multiwavelength lidar signals for droplet aerosol

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B8-B16 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Fluorescence lifetime and intensity of terbium-doped dipicolinic acid in water, HCl, and sodium acetate buffer solutions

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B111-B118 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Classification and selective collection of individual aerosol particles using laser-induced fluorescence

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B126-B136 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical waveguide light-mode spectroscopy immunosensors for environmental monitoring

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B151-B158 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Off-axis integrated cavity output spectroscopy with a mid-infrared interband cascade laser for real-time breath ethane measurements

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B73-B79 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Standoff and arms-length detection of chemicals with single-beam coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B17-B22 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Resonant tuning fork detector for electromagnetic radiation

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B119-B125 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser system range calculations and the Lambert W function

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B1-B7 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Evanescent field sensors and the implementation of waveguiding nanostructures

Appl. Opt. 48(4), B183-B189 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffractive variable attenuator for femtosecond laser radiation control

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 708-711 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Technique for the focal-length measurement of positive lenses using Fizeau interferometry

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 730-736 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Active control of a 30 m ring interferometric telescope primary mirror

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 664-671 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Paired circularly polarized heterodyne ellipsometer

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 758-764 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Hyperparabolic concentrators

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 712-715 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface characteristics of an optical component manufactured with a polyurethane lap

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 737-742 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Low-speckle laser projection with a broad-area vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser in the nonmodal emission regime

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 792-798 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectrally resolved white-light interferometry for 3D inspection of a thin-film layer structure

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 799-803 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Noise analysis in photonic true time delay systems based on broadband optical source and dispersion components

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 658-663 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Characteristic analysis of tapered lens fibers for light focusing and butt-coupling to a silicon rib waveguide

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 672-678 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of nonideal chirped fiber Bragg grating characteristics on all-optical clock recovery based on the temporal Talbot effect

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 679-690 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermoacoustic optical path length stabilization in a single-mode optical fiber

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 704-707 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of a multiple gas analyzer using cavity ringdown spectroscopy for use in advanced fire detection

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 695-703 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Temporal wavefront stability of an ultrafast high-power laser beam

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 770-777 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinearly coupled, gain-switched Nd:YAG second harmonic laser with variable pulse width

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 765-769 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Three output port channel-drop filter based on photonic crystals

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 804-809 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of a 1.6 μm differential absorption lidar with a quasi-phase-matching optical parametric oscillator and photon-counting detector for the vertical CO2 profile

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 748-757 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavelength modulation waveforms in laser photoacoustic spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 743-747 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF

Light scattering calculations exploring sensitivity of depolarization ratio to shape changes. I. Single spores in air

Appl. Opt. 48(4), 716-724 (2009)  View: HTML | PDF