20 April 2013, Volume 52, Issue 12, pp. 2521-2949  
51 articles


Numerical modeling of spatial coherence using the elementary function method

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2815-2827 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Modeling and simulation of the retina-like image sensor based on space-variant lens array

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2584-2594 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Intrinsic fiber-optic Fabry–Perot interferometer based on arc discharge and single-mode fiber

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2670-2675 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffractive optical elements for mode-division multiplexing of temporal signals with the aid of Laguerre–Gaussian modes

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2659-2669 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Single tunable laser interrogation of slab-coupled optical sensors through resonance tuning

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2682-2687 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase aberration correction by correlation in digital holographic adaptive optics

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2940-2949 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Parallax correction for precise near-wall flow investigations using particle imaging

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2923-2931 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

System design process for refractive simultaneous short and long wave infrared imaging

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2761-2772 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Precision absolute positional measurement of laser beams

open access Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2527-2530 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Suitability of goniospectrophotometric space curves as appearance fingerprints

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2718-2728 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Low-cost scheme for high-precision dual-wavelength laser metrology

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2808-2814 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Light turn-on transient of a whispering gallery mode resonance spectrum in different gas atmospheres

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2834-2840 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast all-optical switching using signal flow graph for PANDA resonator

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2866-2873 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical profiles of cathode ray tube and liquid crystal display monitors: implication in cutaneous phototoxicity in photodynamic therapy

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2711-2717 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Study of the effect of mechanical pressure on determination of position and size of tumor in biological phantoms

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2739-2749 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmission degradation and preservation for tapered optical fibers in rubidium vapor

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2595-2601 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytical design of freeform optical elements generating an arbitrary-shape curve

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2521-2526 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of an LED-based compound optical system for a driving beam system

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2688-2693 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of arrangement order ratio on the magneto-optical properties of one-dimensional microcavity structures

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2564-2569 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband mean free path of diffuse light in polydisperse ensembles of scatterers for white light-emitting diode lighting

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2602-2609 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Combined laser and broadband light for measuring the tuning relation of an acousto-optic tunable filter

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2633-2639 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fisheye lens calibration using virtual grid

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2577-2583 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Multireflection modal method for wideband fused-silica transmission gratings

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2800-2807 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental investigation of all-optical packet-level time slot assignment using two optical buffers cascaded

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2917-2922 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiple-image encryption scheme based on cascaded fractional Fourier transform

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2619-2625 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonmechanical zoom system through pressure-controlled tunable fluidic lenses

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2858-2865 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Image rotation measurement in scene matching based on holographic optical correlator

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2841-2848 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Distortion tolerant correlation filter design

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2570-2576 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Estimating detection and identification probabilities in maritime target acquisition

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2531-2545 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparing the equivalent particle number density distribution of gas and plasma flow fields

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2653-2658 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical image processing and compression based on Haar wavelet transform

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2932-2939 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Inversion of photon correlation spectroscopy based on truncated singular value decomposition and cascadic multigrid technology

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2792-2799 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Preprocessed cumulative reconstructor with domain decomposition: a fast wavefront reconstruction method for pyramid wavefront sensor

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2640-2652 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Atmospheric CO2 column measurements with an airborne intensity-modulated continuous wave 1.57 μm fiber laser lidar

open access Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2874-2892 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Simple and sensitive technique for alignment of the pinhole of a spatial filter of a high-energy, high-power laser system

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2546-2554 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient high-energy passively Q-switched Yb:GdCa4O(BO3)3 laser

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2676-2681 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

32.5 mJ and 4.6 ns 532 nm Q-switched Nd:YAG laser at 500 Hz

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2735-2738 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical simulation of low repetition rate subnanosecond laser based on dual-loss-modulation

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2773-2779 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast and accurate modal decomposition of multimode fiber based on stochastic parallel gradient descent algorithm

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2905-2908 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance of a thermally deformable mirror for correction of low-order aberrations in laser beams

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2909-2916 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamic symmetrical pattern projection based laser triangulation sensor for precise surface position measurement of various material types

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2750-2760 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Characteristics of two-wave mixing adaptive interferometer with CdTe:Ge at 1.06 and 1.55 μm and improved temporal adaptability with temperature control

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2729-2734 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Motion control of the wedge prisms in Risley-prism-based beam steering system for precise target tracking

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2849-2857 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced four-wave mixing in quantum cascade semiconductor optical amplifier

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2828-2833 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Standoff photoacoustic detection of explosives using quantum cascade laser and an ultrasensitive microphone

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2626-2632 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurements of multiple gas parameters in a pulsed-detonation combustor using time-division-multiplexed Fourier-domain mode-locked lasers

Appl. Opt. 52(12), 2893-2904 (2013)  View: HTML | PDF