1 September 2016, Volume 55, Issue 25, pp. 6791-7194  
53 articles


How many times should a paper be reconsidered?: editorial

open access Appl. Opt. 55(25), ED9-ED9 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Recognition of wall materials through active thermography coupled with numerical simulations

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6821-6828 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Collimated focal ratio degradation testing for highly multiplexed fiber systems—an improvement to a standard test

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6829-6831 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Large-aperture two-dimensional x-ray refractive mosaic lenses

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7138-7141 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Optical turbulence in confined media: part I, the indoor turbulence sensor instrument

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7068-7077 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Impacts of field of view configuration of Cross-track Infrared Sounder on clear-sky observations

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7113-7119 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultraviolet (250–550  nm) absorption spectrum of pure water

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7163-7172 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Diffraction efficiency sensitivity to oblique incident angle for multilayer diffractive optical elements

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7126-7133 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Vibration monitoring of a helicopter blade model using the optical fiber distributed strain sensing technique

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6953-6959 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Refractometer probe based on a reflective carbon nanotube-modified microfiber Bragg grating

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7037-7041 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of a holographic tracking module for long-range retroreflector free-space systems

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7173-7178 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Split Hopkinson bar measurement using high-speed full-spectrum fiber Bragg grating interrogation

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7179-7185 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Large field distributed aperture laser semiactive angle measurement system design with imaging fiber bundles

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7000-7008 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Oversaturated part-based visual tracking via spatio-temporal context learning

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6960-6968 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Camera response prediction for various capture settings using the spectral sensitivity and crosstalk model

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6989-6999 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Staircase-scene-based nonuniformity correction in aerial point target detection systems

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7149-7156 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical algorithm for calculating the quantity distribution of fiber assembly

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7157-7162 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Common-path optical coherence tomography using a microelectromechanical-system-based endoscopic probe

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6930-6935 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of wavefront coding imaging with cubic phase mask decenter and tilt

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7009-7017 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Low-volume, fast response-time hollow silica waveguide gas cells for mid-IR spectroscopy

open access Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6797-6806 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of measurement configuration optimization for accurate metrology of sub-wavelength dimensions in multilayer gratings using optical scatterometry

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6844-6849 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrahigh-contrast kilojoule-class petawatt LFEX laser using a plasma mirror

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6850-6857 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of an immersive virtual reality head-mounted display with high performance

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6969-6977 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Homodyne laser interferometer involving minimal quadrature phase error to obtain subnanometer nonlinearity

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7086-7092 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and simulation of a biconic multipass absorption cell for the frequency stabilization of the reference seeder laser in IPDA lidar

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7106-7112 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Equivalent wavelength self-mixing interferometry for displacement measurement

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7120-7125 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamic, infrared bandpass filters prepared from polymer-stabilized cholesteric liquid crystals

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7134-7137 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time thermal imaging of solid oxide fuel cell cathode activity in working condition

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7142-7148 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Ablation threshold and ablation mechanism transition of polyoxymethylene irradiated by CO2 laser

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7042-7049 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Properties of defect-induced multiple pulse laser damage of transmission components

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7078-7085 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Omnidirectional stereo vision sensor based on single camera and catoptric system

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6813-6820 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Calibration of line-scan cameras for precision measurement

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6836-6843 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Gram–Schmidt orthonormalization for retrieval of amplitude images under sinusoidal patterns of illumination

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6866-6873 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved system calibration for specular surface measurement by using reflections from a plane mirror

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7018-7028 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Extrinsic parameter calibration of stereo vision sensors using spot laser projector

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7098-7105 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Vision-based measurement for rotational speed by improving Lucas–Kanade template tracking algorithm

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7186-7194 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact terahertz wave polarization beam splitter using photonic crystal

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7093-7097 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser differential fitting confocal microscopy with high imaging efficiency

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6903-6909 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and analysis of single-mode tellurite photonic crystal fibers for stimulated Brillouin scattering based slow-light generation

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6791-6796 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical logic gates based on cross phase modulation effect in a phase-shifted grating

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6880-6886 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Extrusion printing for fabrication of spherical and cylindrical microlens arrays

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6947-6952 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (5)]

Figure of merit enhancement of surface plasmon resonance sensors using absentee layer

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6832-6835 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance analysis of an all-optical logic gate based on a single I/Q modulator with direct detection

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6807-6812 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of SO3 absorption line for in situ gas detection inside combustion plants using a 4-μm-band laser source

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6887-6892 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental verification of reconstructed absorbers embedded in scattering media by optical power ratio distribution

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6874-6879 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Mid-infrared absorption-spectroscopy-based carbon dioxide sensor network in greenhouse agriculture: development and deployment

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 7029-7036 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Analytical elimination of substrate backside reflections from reflectance measurements

Appl. Opt. 55(25), 6983-6988 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF