1 March 2012, Volume 51, Issue 7, pp. 780-1009; Feat. pp: B1–B222  
57 articles


The beginnings of Applied Optics

open access Appl. Opt. 51(7), ED3-ED4 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

North American Symposium on Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (NASLIBS): introduction to feature issue

open access Appl. Opt. 51(7), LIBS1-LIBS1 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of time-resolved superposed atomic hydrogen Balmer lines and molecular diatomic carbon spectra

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B1-B6 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiband sensor using thick holographic gratings for sulfur detection by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B7-B12 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser-induced plasma chemistry of the explosive RDX with various metallic nanoparticles

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B13-B21 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantitative carbon measurement in anthracite using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy with binder

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B22-B29 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Toward the optimization of double-pulse LIBS underwater: effects of experimental parameters on the reproducibility and dynamics of laser-induced cavitation bubble

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B30-B41 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of voltage and capacitance in nanosecond pulse discharge enhanced laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B42-B48 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Robust validation of pattern classification methods for laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B49-B56 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Use of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for the differentiation of pathogens and viruses on substrates

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B57-B64 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Advanced signal processing analysis of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy data for the discrimination of obsidian sources

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B65-B73 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Examining natural rock varnish and weathering rinds with laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for application to ChemCam on Mars

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B74-B82 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Classification of explosive residues on organic substrates using laser induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B83-B92 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of molybdenum layer on the laser plasma generated from interfacing copper layer

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B93-B98 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Pathogen identification with laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy: the effect of bacterial and biofluid specimen contamination

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B99-B107 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Construction of a predictive model for concentration of nickel and vanadium in vacuum residues of crude oils using artificial neural networks and LIBS

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B108-B114 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of the absorption layer of CIGS solar cell by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B115-B120 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparative study of Nd:YAG laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and transversely excited atmospheric CO2 laser-induced gas plasma spectroscopy on chromated copper arsenate preservative-treated wood

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B121-B129 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparison of two partial least squares-discriminant analysis algorithms for identifying geological samples with the ChemCam laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy instrument

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B130-B142 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Determination of elemental impurities in plastic calibration standards using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B143-B148 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for total carbon quantification in soil samples

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B149-B154 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Automated interpretation of LIBS spectra using a fuzzy logic inference engine

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B155-B164 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Practical high-resolution detection method for laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B165-B170 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Helium detection in gas mixtures by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B171-B175 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Spark-induced breakdown spectroscopy and multivariate analysis applied to the measurement of total carbon in soil

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B176-B182 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Characteristics of microwave plasma induced by lasers and sparks

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B183-B191 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Stoichiometric investigations of laser-ablated brass plasma

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B192-B200 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fraunhofer-type absorption lines in double-pulse laser-induced plasma

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B201-B212 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Correlation of limestone beds using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy and chemometric analysis

Appl. Opt. 51(7), B213-B222 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

The Diffuse Interstellar Cloud Experiment: a high-resolution far-ultraviolet spectrograph

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 812-822 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of high-order optical vortices using directly machined spiral phase mirrors

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 873-876 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Binary blazed grating based on autostereoscopic display mechanism

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 877-882 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantitative measurement of the orbital angular momentum density of light

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 823-833 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement device for noise factor of microchannel plate

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 883-887 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical pressure sensor based on the combined system of a variable liquid lens and a point diffraction interferometer

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 905-911 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Rapid optimization of cost-based tolerancing

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 855-860 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and experimental verification of terahertz wideband filter based on double-layered metal hole arrays

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 912-916 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiangle dynamic light scattering analysis using angular intensity weighting determined by iterative recursion

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 846-854 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Origin of particles during reactive sputtering of oxides using planar and cylindrical magnetrons

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 927-935 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Circular Dammann grating under high numerical aperture focusing

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 994-999 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

System integration and radiation pattern measurements of a phased array antenna employing an integrated photonic beamformer for radio astronomy applications

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 789-802 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiple-image encryption by compressive holography

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 1000-1009 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Stereo vision calibration based on GMDH neural network

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 841-845 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Robust camera pose estimation from unknown or known line correspondences

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 936-948 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Multilevel, hybrid regularization method for reconstruction of fluorescent molecular tomography

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 975-986 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and implementation of the one-step MSD adder of optical computer

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 917-926 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional tomographic reconstruction of mesospheric airglow structures using two-station ground-based image measurements

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 963-974 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Schottky barrier characteristics and internal gain mechanism of TiO2 UV detectors

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 894-897 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

High-spectral-flatness mid-infrared supercontinuum generated from a Tm-doped fiber amplifier

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 834-840 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber-based device for the detection of low-intensity fluctuations of ultrashort pulses

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 949-953 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast M2 measurement for fiber beams based on modal analysis

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 987-993 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Locking phenomenon of polarization flipping in He–Ne laser with a phase anisotropy feedback cavity

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 888-893 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Formation of transverse mode in axially symmetric lasers

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 954-962 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization-independent optical circulator for high accuracy Faraday depolarization lidar

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 898-904 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF

Tea classification and quality assessment using laser-induced fluorescence and chemometric evaluation

Appl. Opt. 51(7), 803-811 (2012)  View: HTML | PDF