1 May 2015, Volume 54, Issue 13, pp. 3817-4308; Feat. pp: D1–D98  
81 articles


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open access Appl. Opt. 54(13), ED5-ED5 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging systems and signal recovery: introduction to feature issue

open access Appl. Opt. 54(13), IS1-IS2 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

System analysis of full-field reflection-type three-dimensional angle-deviation microscope

Appl. Opt. 54(13), D1-D7 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Hyperbolic rotation of the Wigner distribution function

Appl. Opt. 54(13), D8-D14 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Outdoor scene reflectance measurements using a Bragg-grating-based hyperspectral imager

Appl. Opt. 54(13), D15-D24 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time automated counterfeit integrated circuit detection using x-ray microscopy

Appl. Opt. 54(13), D25-D32 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

One-dimensional sensor modulation transfer function, revisited

Appl. Opt. 54(13), D33-D37 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase-sensitive noise suppression in a photoacoustic sensor based on acoustic circular membrane modes

Appl. Opt. 54(13), D38-D42 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Superresolved imaging based on wavelength multiplexing of projected unknown speckle patterns

Appl. Opt. 54(13), D51-D60 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavefront corrections of incoming light in two-mirror telescope by Seidel-sum method of mirror aberrations

Appl. Opt. 54(13), D61-D67 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of low SNR on visual image quality

Appl. Opt. 54(13), D68-D73 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Functional near-infrared imaging reconstruction based on spatiotemporal features: venous occlusion studies

Appl. Opt. 54(13), D82-D90 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

GPU accelerated parallel FFT processing for Fourier transform hyperspectral imaging

Appl. Opt. 54(13), D91-D98 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Pyramid wavefront sensor using a sequential operation method

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3894-3901 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fractal phase screen generation algorithm for atmospheric turbulence

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4023-4032 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Uncertainty in the bidirectional reflectance model for oceanic waters

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4061-4069 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Impact of speed, direction, and accuracy of diffractive optical element shift on efficiency of speckle suppression

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4070-4076 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarized structure color from thin dielectric gratings on a metal film

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3868-3872 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Fabrication and characterization of high-quality spiral phase plates for optical applications

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4077-4083 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly sensitive refractive index sensor using a resonant grating waveguide on a metal substrate

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4161-4166 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of polymer microfiber through direct drawing and splicing of silica microfiber via vapor spray and flame treatment

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3863-3867 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonlinear pulse propagation in wavelength dependence of birefringence fiber optics

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3933-3936 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable second-order, birefringent interferometric filter for dynamic chirp management

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4104-4108 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of the photonic generation of phase-coded RF signals based on pulse shaping and frequency-to-time mapping

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3956-3962 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental evaluation of inline free-space holography systems

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3991-4000 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase-step digital holography with speckled reference beams

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4116-4119 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Three-dimensional combined pyrometric sizing and velocimetry of combusting coal particles. I. Velocimetry

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4049-4060 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Omnidirectional-view three-dimensional display based on rotating selective-diffusing screen and multiple mini-projectors

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4154-4160 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiscale contrast direction adaptive image fusion technique for MWIR-LWIR image pairs and LWIR multifocus infrared images

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4172-4179 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Infrared and visible image fusion using multiscale directional nonlocal means filter

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4299-4308 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Passive imaging of concealed objects in terahertz and long-wavelength infrared

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3826-3833 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Signature simulation of infrared target by tracing multiple areal sources

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3842-3848 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase imaging using spiral-phase diversity

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3979-3985 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Volumetric aerial three-dimensional display based on heterogeneous imaging and image plane scanning

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4109-4115 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Zernike power spectra of clear and cloudy light-polluted urban night skies

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4120-4129 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Image-based displacement and rotation detection using scale invariant features for 6 degree of freedom ICF target positioning

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4130-4134 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Mutual constraint using partial occlusion artifact removal for computational integral imaging reconstruction

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4147-4153 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Compressive moving target tracking with thermal light based on complementary sampling

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4249-4254 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparative study on passive and active projector nonlinear gamma calibration

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3834-3841 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Aberration calibration in high-NA spherical surfaces measurement on point diffraction interferometry

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3877-3885 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral and total effective emissivity of a nonisothermal blackbody cavity formed by two coaxial tubes

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3948-3955 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Bidirectional reflectance scale comparison between NIST and PTB

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4006-4015 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Practical method study on correcting yaw error of 500 mm grating blank carriage in real time

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4084-4088 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Piston error calibration of zonal reconstruction for a segmented wavefront in lateral shearing interferometry

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4180-4187 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Subnanometer resolution displacement sensor based on a grating interferometric cavity with intensity compensation and phase modulation

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4188-4196 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface profile measurement of a highly reflective silicon wafer by phase-shifting interferometry

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4207-4213 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Time-resolved combination of the Mueller–Stokes and Jones calculus for the optimization of a twisted-nematic spatial-light modulator

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4239-4248 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Nanometer level characterization of the James Webb Space Telescope optomechanical systems using high-speed interferometry

open access Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4285-4298 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Packaged and robust microcavity device based on a microcylinder–taper coupling system

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4016-4022 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Scalable design for a high energy cryogenic gas cooled diode pumped laser amplifier

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4227-4238 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Intracavity frequency-doubled and single-frequency Ti:sapphire laser with optimal length of the gain medium

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4262-4266 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical loading sensor based on ring-cavity fiber laser incorporating a 45°-tilted fiber polarizing grating

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4267-4272 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Study on the feasibility of LEDs in wound healing applications

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3873-3876 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Planar all-silicon metamaterial for terahertz applications

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3986-3990 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of all-normal dispersion based on multi-material photonic crystal fiber in IR region for broadband supercontinuum generation

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4042-4048 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

One-step fabrication of annular microstructures based on improved femtosecond laser Bessel–Gaussian beam shaping

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3943-3947 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytical investigation of the parasitic diffraction orders of tilt carrier frequency computer-generated holograms

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4033-4041 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Detection of high explosive detonation across material interfaces with chirped fiber Bragg gratings

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3849-3854 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

2.5-fold increase in lens power of a KTN varifocal lens by employing an octagonal structure

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4197-4201 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable subwavelength terahertz plasmon-induced transparency in the InSb slot waveguide side-coupled with two stub resonators

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3918-3924 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Research on measuring polarization state of light by Stokes parameters based on electro-optic effect

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4214-4220 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Toward an operational stray light correction for the Landsat 8 Thermal Infrared Sensor

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3963-3978 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Slant edge method for point spread function estimation

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4097-4103 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-dimensional laser feature extraction based on improved successive edge following

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4273-4279 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Vector similarity measure for particle size analysis based on forward light scattering

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3855-3862 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Evaluating the safe limit of large-aperture potassium dihydrogen phosphate crystals associated with transverse stimulated Raman scattering

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4167-4171 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Shape estimation of diffractive optical elements using high-dynamic range scatterometry

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4255-4261 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Sub-megahertz frequency stabilization of a diode laser by digital laser current modulation

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3913-3917 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Modeling and implementation of a fiber-based quartz-enhanced photoacoustic spectroscopy system

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4202-4206 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Impact of plasma dynamics on equivalence ratio measurements by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4221-4226 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of oxygen partial pressure on properties of asymmetric bipolar pulse dc magnetron sputtered TiO2 thin films

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 3817-3825 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Flicker-glare and visual-comfort assessments of light emitting diode billboards II: color display

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4089-4096 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Molybdenum/silicon multilayer components for high harmonic generation sources

Appl. Opt. 54(13), 4280-4284 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF