1 October 2015, Volume 54, Issue 28, pp. 8248-8579; Feat. pp: E1–E248  
84 articles


Publishing supplementary material: editorial

open access Appl. Opt. 54(28), ED12-ED12 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Sensitivity modeling of binary optical receivers

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8254-8259 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of micro-injection molding based on longitudinal ultrasonic vibration core

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8399-8405 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical design and testing: introduction

open access Appl. Opt. 54(28), ODT1-ODT2 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Free-form illumination of a refractive surface using multiple-faceted refractors

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E1-E7 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Conditions for having identical aberration behaviors of various thick lenses

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E8-E14 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and assessment of a wide FOV and high-resolution optical tiled head-mounted display

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E15-E22 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Thin hollow light guide for high-efficiency planar illuminator

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E23-E29 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of remote-phosphor white light-emitting diodes with improved scattered photon extraction structure

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E30-E34 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Precision distance measurement using a two-photon absorption process in a silicon avalanche photodiode with saw-tooth phase modulation

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E35-E40 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Approach to analytically minimize the LCD moiré by image-based particle swarm optimization

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E41-E46 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Experiment evaluation of speckle suppression efficiency of 2D quasi-spiral M-sequence-based diffractive optical element

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E47-E54 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Transverse image translation using an optical freeform single lens

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E55-E62 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Reconfigurable optofluidic switch for generation of optical pulse width modulation based on tunable reflective interface

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E63-E68 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of multisegmented freeform lens for LED fishing/working lamp with high efficiency

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E69-E74 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Improving the color uniformity of multiple colored light-emitting diodes using a periodic microstructure surface

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E75-E79 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-view angle backlight module design

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E80-E87 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Aspherical lens design using hybrid neural-genetic algorithm of contact lenses

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E88-E93 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical and thermal design of light emitting diodes omnidirectional bulb

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E94-E101 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical design of an LED motorcycle headlamp with compound reflectors and a toric lens

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E102-E108 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High temperature strain sensor based on a fiber Bragg grating and rhombus metal structure

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E109-E112 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Least-squares fitting of Hartmann or Shack–Hartmann data with a circular array of sampling points

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E113-E122 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Near-infrared imaging system for nondestructive inspection of micro-crack in wafer through dicing tape

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E123-E128 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Implementation of laser acupuncture with lifting–thrusting through the use of mechanically immobile components

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E129-E135 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Image quality affected by diffraction of aperture structure arrangement in transparent active-matrix organic light-emitting diode displays

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E136-E145 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Freeform lens design for light-emitting diode uniform illumination by using a method of source–target luminous intensity mapping

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E146-E152 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar concentrator with a toroidal relay module

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E153-E158 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Freeform microstructure linear light emitter design for a natural light illumination system

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E159-E164 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Innovative light collimator with afocal lens and total internal reflection lens for daylighting system

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E165-E170 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical design of dental light with high performance and low power based on white LEDs

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E171-E175 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Statistics-based reconstruction method with high random-error tolerance for integral imaging

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E176-E180 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Human vision model in relation to characteristics of shapes for the Mach band effect

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E181-E187 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-shot digital holography for fast measuring optical properties of fibers

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E188-E195 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Double peak-induced distance error in short-time-Fourier-transform-Brillouin optical time domain reflectometers event detection and the recovery method

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E196-E202 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation of autofocus lens design for a cell phone camera with object distance from infinity to 9.754  mm

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E203-E209 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Micro-lens array design on a flexible light-emitting diode package for indoor lighting

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E210-E215 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical analysis of miniature lenses with curved imaging surfaces

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E216-E223 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Study of optical design of three-dimensional digital ophthalmoscopes

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E224-E234 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Wavefront measurement made by an off-the-shelf laser-scanning pico projector

open access Appl. Opt. 54(28), E235-E240 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Color multiplexing method to capture front and side images with a capsule endoscope

Appl. Opt. 54(28), E241-E248 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Validation of ozone monitoring instrument ultraviolet index against ground-based UV index in Kampala, Uganda

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8537-8545 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Method for measuring the cone angle and the shape of the axicon simultaneously using computer-generated holograms

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8290-8292 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of waist diameter and twist on tapered asymmetrical dual-core fiber MZI filter

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8248-8253 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-trench fiber with four gaps for improved bend performance

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8271-8274 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Monitoring techniques for the manufacture of tapered optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8531-8536 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient generation of Hermite–Gauss and Ince–Gauss beams through kinoform phase elements

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8444-8452 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Stray light and tolerance analysis of an ultrathin waveguide display

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8354-8362 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Light-controllable linear dichroism in nematics

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8293-8297 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Triple-image encryption based on phase-truncated Fresnel transform and basic vector operation

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8485-8493 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin-film optoacoustic transducers for subcellular Brillouin oscillation imaging of individual biological cells

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8388-8398 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Three dimensional polymer waveguide using hybrid lithography

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8412-8416 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantitative phase microscopy via optimized inversion of the phase optical transfer function

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8566-8579 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Mathematical modeling of surface roughness in magnetic abrasive finishing of BK7 optical glass

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8275-8281 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-resolution moiré interferometry for quantitative low-cost, real-time surface profilometry

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8298-8305 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantitative phase imaging applied to laser damage detection and analysis

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8375-8382 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Studies on dynamic motion compensation and positioning accuracy on star tracker

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8417-8424 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Approach for designing and developing high-precision integrative systems for strip flatness detection

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8429-8438 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Cavity-enhanced Faraday rotation measurement with auto-balanced photodetection

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8526-8530 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonblocking 3 × 3 polymer thermo-optic switch array based on total-internal-reflection effect

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8344-8349 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Proposed new approach to the design of universal logic gates using the electro-optic effect in Mach–Zehnder interferometers

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8479-8484 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of focused laser differential interferometry

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8459-8472 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable multiwavelength mode-locked Tm/Ho-doped fiber laser based on a nonlinear amplified loop mirror

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8260-8264 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Power-area method to precisely estimate laser linewidth from its frequency-noise spectrum

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8282-8289 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact linearly polarized ceramic laser made with anisotropic nanostructured thin films

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8326-8331 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of mode-hop free tuning of folded cavity grating feedback lasers

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8339-8343 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

1  GHz repetition rate femtosecond Yb:fiber laser for direct generation of carrier-envelope offset frequency

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8350-8353 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

End-pumped temperature-dependent passively Q-switched lasers

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8383-8387 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Low-timing-jitter high-power mode-locked 1063  nm Nd:GdVO4 master oscillator power amplifier

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8425-8428 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Effects of graded band-gap structures on spectral response of AlGaAs/GaAs photocathodes

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8521-8525 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of thermo-optic effect-based refractive index dynamic modulation in microspherical resonator

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8363-8368 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of deformation of flexible hemispherical lens arrays based on soft elastomers

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8265-8270 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparative study of AlxGa1−xAs/GaAs photocathodes with different aluminum concentrations by surface photovoltage spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8473-8478 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of optical scattered power from laser-induced shallow pits on silica

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8554-8560 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Research on quantum efficiency for reflection-mode InGaAs photocathodes with thin emission layer

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8332-8338 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Elasto-optic effect anisotropy in gallium phosphide crystals

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8546-8553 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Electromagnetic sunscreen model: design of experiments on particle specifications

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8369-8374 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Scattering phase function of a charged spherical particle

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8439-8443 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy technique for quantitative analysis of aqueous solution using matrix conversion based on plant fiber spunlaced nonwovens

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8318-8325 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

THz wave in double-metal-film waveguides and the application of wavelength analysis

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8406-8411 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

NOMAD spectrometer on the ExoMars trace gas orbiter mission: part 1—design, manufacturing and testing of the infrared channels

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8494-8520 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Modeling and analysis of optical properties of a gold nanoring based on electric and magnetic dipoles

Appl. Opt. 54(28), 8313-8317 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF