20 April 2012, Volume 51, Issue 12, pp. 1828-2222  
50 articles


Partially light-controlled imager based on liquid crystal plate and image intensifier for aurora and airglow measurement

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1968-1975 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization and closed-loop performance of a liquid mirror adaptive optical system

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2155-2163 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Color separation of high-density dielectric rectangular grating in the Fresnel diffraction region

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2172-2177 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

ZrO2 thin-film-based sapphire fiber temperature sensor

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2129-2134 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Titanium dioxide nanoparticle based optical fiber humidity sensor with linear response and enhanced sensitivity

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2164-2171 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Sinusoidal phase-modulating interferometer insensitive to intensity modulation of a laser diode for displacement measurement

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1939-1944 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral calibration of radiometric detectors using tunable laser sources

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1950-1961 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

In-plane effects on segmented-mirror control

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1929-1938 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of an LED-based sensor system to distinguish human skin from workpieces in safety applications

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1865-1871 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Complete fringe order determination in scanning white-light interferometry using a Fourier-based technique

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1922-1928 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Double slit interferometry to measure the EUV refractive indices of solids using high harmonics

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2057-2061 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Full-field digital gradient sensing method for evaluating stress gradients in transparent solids

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2088-2097 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Development and calibration of mirrors and gratings for the soft x-ray materials science beamline at the Linac Coherent Light Source free-electron laser

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2118-2128 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Demonstration of spectral and spatial interferometry at THz frequencies

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2202-2211 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication and properties of ITO films treated by excited atomic oxygen

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1997-2003 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Achromatic quarter-wave plate using crystalline quartz

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1976-1980 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffractive/refractive (hybrid) UV-imaging system for minimally invasive metrology: design, performance, and application experiments

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1982-1996 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Microoptics for efficient redirection of sunlight

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2051-2056 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Polymeric dual-slab waveguide interferometer for biochemical sensing applications

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1886-1893 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Modulating and driving system for the application of microelectromechanical system infrared source array

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2070-2074 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Long memory retention time and high contrast ratio in a tristate liquid crystal display device

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2178-2182 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Tailored complex 3D vortex lattice structures by perturbed multiples of three-plane waves

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1872-1878 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Retrieval of aerosol extinction coefficient profiles from Raman lidar data by inversion method

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2035-2044 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of the fractional Fourier transform to the design of LCOS based optical interconnects and fiber switches

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2212-2222 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fusion of infrared and visible images based on focus measure operators in the curvelet domain

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1910-1921 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-dimensional wavelet transform for reliability-guided phase unwrapping in optical fringe pattern analysis

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2026-2034 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-shot color fringe projection for three-dimensional shape measurement of objects with discontinuities

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2062-2069 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Plasmon-induced transparency by detuned magnetic atoms in trirod metamaterials

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1879-1885 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Finite element modeling and testing of a deformable carbon fiber reinforced polymer mirror

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2081-2087 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Notes on Rayleigh scattering in lidar signals

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2135-2149 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Colors of transparent submicron suspensions on approaching the Rayleigh regime

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2183-2191 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser speckle reduction by multimode optical fiber bundle with combined temporal, spatial, and angular diversity

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1894-1904 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase-function normalization for accurate analysis of ultrafast collimated radiative transfer

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2192-2201 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis on the saturation of refractive index modulation in fiber Bragg gratings (FBGs) written by partially coherent UV beams

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1828-1835 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Tailoring fiber grating sensors for assessment of highly refractive fuels

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2015-2022 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Wind speed measurements of Doppler-shifted absorption lines using two-beam interferometry

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1853-1864 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of deep ultraviolet narrow linewidth laser by mixing frequency Ti:sapphire laser at 5 kHz repetition rate

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1905-1909 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Photoelastic lensing effect in Ti:sapphire crystal pumped by high-energy pulses

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1945-1949 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Double-end-pumped Nd:YVO4 slab laser at 1064 nm

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2012-2014 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Reinforced direct bonding of optical materials by femtosecond laser welding

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2098-2106 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Conceptual design of a 10 PW class laser with a hybrid amplification chain

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2150-2154 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of intrapulse Raman scattering on broadband amplitude noise of supercontinuum generated in fiber normal dispersion region

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1962-1967 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of nonlinear refractive index coefficient using emission spectrum of filament induced by gigawatt-femtosecond pulse in BK7 glass

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2045-2050 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Backscatter signatures of biological aerosols in the infrared

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 1836-1842 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Angular output of hollow, metal-lined, waveguide Raman sensors

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2023-2025 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Method to correct the distortion caused by amplified stimulated emission as motivated by LIF-based flow diagnostics

Appl. Opt. 51(12), 2107-2117 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Mesopause region temperature and wind measurements with pseudorandom modulation continuous-wave (PMCW) lidar at 589 nm: Erratum

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