20 October 2012, Volume 51, Issue 30, pp. 7134-7425  
38 articles


Heterodyne efficiency of a coherent free-space optical communication model through atmospheric turbulence

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7246-7254 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Modeling of line roughness and its impact on the diffraction intensities and the reconstructed critical dimensions in scatterometry

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7384-7394 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Research on FBG-based longitudinal-acousto-optic modulator with Fourier mode coupling method

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7314-7318 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamics of photoinduced refractive index changes in As2S3 fibers

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7333-7338 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of multiple vortex-cones by direct-phase modulation of annular aperture array

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7295-7302 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin LED collimator with free-form lens array for illumination applications

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7200-7205 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical performance of coherent and incoherent imaging systems in the presence of ghost images

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7134-7143 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarimetric imaging beyond the speckle grain scale

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7345-7356 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Applications of Fresnel diffraction from the edge of a transparent plate in transmission

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7170-7175 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Incoherent pump assisted atomic filter based on laser-induced optical anisotropy

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7183-7187 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fine structures in refractive index of sapphire at the LII,III absorption edge of aluminum determined by soft x-ray resonant reflectivity

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7402-7410 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fat emulsions as diffusive reference standards for tissue simulating phantoms?

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7176-7182 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical and experimental analysis of basic parameters of two-element optical systems

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7286-7294 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of cylindrical terahertz metallic hollow waveguide with multiple dielectric layers

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7276-7285 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fluorescence volume imaging with an axicon: simulation study based on scalar diffraction method

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7236-7245 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Modern design tools and a new paradigm in optical coating design

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7319-7332 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytical treatment of the polychromatic spatially multiplexed volume holographic grating

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7188-7199 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast high-resolution computer-generated hologram computation using multiple graphics processing unit cluster system

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7303-7307 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Shack–Hartmann centroid detection using the spiral phase transform

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7362-7367 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Vortex metrology using Fourier analysis techniques: vortex networks correlation fringes

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7411-7419 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Signal-to-noise ratio calculation in a moving-optical-wedge spectrometer

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7206-7213 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Active optics for dynamical correction of fluctuations of atmospheric refraction on a differential optical absorption spectroscopy device

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7221-7228 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatiotemporal structure of a laser beam over 144 km in a Canary Islands experiment

open access Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7374-7383 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Detection of toxic metals (lead and chromium) in talcum powder using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7395-7401 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Bulk regeneration of optical fiber Bragg gratings

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7165-7169 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction of digital micromirror device gratings and its effect on properties of tunable fiber lasers

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7214-7220 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Tapered-fiber-based refractive index sensor at an air/solution interface

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7368-7373 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Investigation of active filter using injection-locked slotted Fabry–Perot semiconductor laser

open access Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7357-7361 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarized spectral properties and laser demonstration of Nd-doped Sr3Y2(BO3)4 crystal

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7144-7149 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of pulsed Bessel–Gauss beams using passive axicon-theoretical and experimental studies

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7339-7344 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Detecting mode hopping in single-longitudinal-mode fiber ring lasers based on an unbalanced fiber Michelson interferometer

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7420-7425 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated hybrid Raman/fiber Bragg grating interrogation scheme for distributed temperature and point dynamic strain measurements

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7268-7275 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High-peak-power pulse generation from a monolithic master oscillator power amplifier at 1.5 μm

Appl. Opt. 51(30), 7160-7164 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF