10 March 2015, Volume 54, Issue 8, pp. 1861-2163; Feat. pp: CS1–C44  
44 articles


International Year of Light: editorial

open access Appl. Opt. 54(8), ED3-ED3 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Compressive Sensing Focus Issue: introduction

open access Appl. Opt. 54(8), CS1-CS3 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Pitfalls and possibilities of radar compressive sensing

Appl. Opt. 54(8), C1-C13 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Compressive sensing in the EO/IR

Appl. Opt. 54(8), C14-C22 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Compressive sensing in medical imaging

Appl. Opt. 54(8), C23-C44 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Long-term comparisons of UV index values derived from a NILU-UV instrument, NWS, and OMI in the New York area

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1945-1951 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Anisotropic non-Kolmogorov turbulence phase screens with variable orientation

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2039-2045 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Features for instantaneous emissions of low-level infrared signals of glucokinase enzyme from pyrococcus furiosus

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2057-2065 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature dependence of a refractive index sensor based on a macrobending micro-plastic optical fiber

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1890-1893 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of ghost coupling points on distributed polarization crosstalk measurements in high birefringence fiber and its solution

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1918-1925 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Widely tunable LP11 cladding-mode resonance in a twisted mechanically induced long-period fiber grating

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2007-2010 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Demodulation algorithm used in single-beam system immune to light power drift

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2032-2038 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Midinfrared supercontinuum generation via As2Se3 chalcogenide photonic crystal fibers

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2072-2079 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (6)]

Amplitude and phase retrieval in simultaneous π/2 phase-shifting heterodyne interferometry using the synchrosqueezing transform

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2132-2140 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Pixel size adjustment in coherent diffractive imaging within the Rayleigh–Sommerfeld regime

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1936-1944 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Using Doppler shift induced by Galvanometric mirror scanning to reach shot noise limit with laser optical feedback imaging setup

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1978-1983 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Calibration optimization of laser-induced deflection signal for measuring absorptance of laser components

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1861-1869 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase topography-based characterization of thermal effects on materials and joining techniques

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2046-2056 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

3 × 3 coupler based interferometric magnetic field sensor using a TbDyFe rod

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2085-2090 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Precise measurement of three-dimensional positions of transparent ellipsoidal particles using digital holographic microscopy

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2106-2112 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Semi-analytical model of arrayed waveguide grating in SOI using Gaussian beam approximation

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2158-2163 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of high-power diode-end-pumped Tm:YLF laser in slab geometry

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1958-1962 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly efficient end-side-pumped Nd:YAG solar laser by a heliostat–parabolic mirror system

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1970-1977 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparison of actively Q-switched laser performance of disordered Yb:Ca3La2(BO3)4 crystals cut along the crystallographic axes

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2066-2071 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

High-power passively mode-locked laser at 1062.4  nm based on Nd:LaGGG disordered crystal

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2118-2122 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Detection of carcinogenic metals in kidney stones using ultraviolet laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2123-2131 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Novel analytical solution for the radiance in an anisotropically scattering medium

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1963-1969 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-mode fiber variable optical attenuator based on a ferrofluid shutter

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1952-1957 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Silicon-based dual ARROW power splitters with remote coupling

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2098-2105 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Direct measurement of the parameters of a femtosecond pulse train with a THz repetition rate generated by the interference of two phase-modulated femtosecond pulses

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2113-2117 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of compressive sensing with optical mixing using a spatial light modulator

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1894-1899 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

On-orbit calibration of the Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite for ocean color applications

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1984-2006 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Determination of the smoke-plume heights and their dynamics with ground-based scanning lidar

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2011-2017 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical beam distortions induced by a shock wave

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2023-2031 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Photoinduced insulator-to-metal transition and surface statistics of VO2 monitored by elastic light scattering

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2141-2150 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Vacuum ultraviolet spectropolarimeter design for precise polarization measurements

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2080-2084 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Long-range surface plasmons supported by a bilayer metallic structure for sensing applications

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 2151-2157 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Automated construction of monochromatic monitoring strategies

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1900-1909 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmittance and optical constants of Ca films in the 4–1000  eV spectral range

Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1910-1917 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF

Modal processing of Hartmann and Shack–Hartmann patterns by means of a least squares fitting of the transverse aberrations: erratum

open access Appl. Opt. 54(8), 1870-1871 (2015)  View: HTML | PDF