1 November 2016, Volume 55, Issue 31, pp. 8651-8961  
51 articles


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open access Appl. Opt. 55(31), ED11-ED12 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optics research at the U.S. Navy System Commands Laboratories: introduction

open access Appl. Opt. 55(31), NSC1-NSC2 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmittance derived line width and line shift in polycrystalline Nd:YAG

Appl. Opt. 55(31), C1-C8 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Simplified weighting function for high dynamic range video frame formation

Appl. Opt. 55(31), C9-C17 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Digital passband processing of wideband-modulated optical signals for enhanced underwater imaging

Appl. Opt. 55(31), C18-C24 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Independent component analysis for enhancement of an FMCW optical ranging technique in turbid waters

Appl. Opt. 55(31), C25-C33 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Propagation of modulated optical beams carrying orbital angular momentum in turbid water

Appl. Opt. 55(31), C34-C38 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Raman spectroscopy in the presence of stray resonant light

Appl. Opt. 55(31), C39-C45 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Ray tracing analysis of a two-dimensional rectangular optical cavity for enhancing detector efficiency

Appl. Opt. 55(31), C46-C49 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantification of optical turbulence in the ocean and its effects on beam propagation

open access Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8813-8820 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization properties of FEL lamps as applied to radiometric calibration

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8829-8832 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Scintillations of LED sources in oceanic turbulence

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8860-8863 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

IR radiation characteristics and operating range research for a quad-rotor unmanned aircraft vehicle

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8757-8762 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Moiré alignment algorithm for an aberration-corrected holographic grating exposure system and error analysis

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8683-8689 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimized design of delay-line buffers with an input-feedback mechanism for asynchronous optical packet switching networks

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8705-8712 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Slab-coupled optical sensor fabrication using side-polished Panda fibers

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8848-8854 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Cascaded photonic crystal fibers for three-stage soliton compression

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8868-8875 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber loop ringdown humidity sensor

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8938-8945 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Threshold secret sharing scheme based on phase-shifting interferometry

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8855-8859 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Basic geometry and aberration characteristics of conicoidal conformal domes

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8713-8721 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Interference data correction methods for lunar observation with a large-aperture static imaging spectrometer

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8770-8778 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced synthetic aperture radar automatic target recognition method based on novel features

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8893-8904 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Relative intersection of confidence intervals rule for sharper restoration of soft x-ray images

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8932-8937 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Method to measure the phase modulation characteristics of a liquid crystal spatial light modulator

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8676-8682 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of slow dynamics in turbid colloidal systems by a cross-correlation scheme based on echo dynamic light scattering

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8806-8812 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Estimation of the GSSM calibration error

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8884-8892 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Stochastic characterization of phase detection algorithms in phase-shifting interferometry

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8925-8931 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Determining the refractive index of human hemoglobin solutions by Kramers–Kronig relations with an improved absorption model

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8951-8961 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (5)]

Photonic microwave frequency measurement with a tunable range based on a dual-polarization modulator

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8727-8731 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of commercially available vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers tuned on Cs D1 line at 894.6 nm for miniature atomic clocks

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8839-8847 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Detectorless measurements of the operational linewidth of NIR VCSELs by self-mixing interferometry

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8946-8950 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Radial distortion correction in a vision system

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8876-8883 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Coupled equations of electromagnetic waves in nonlinear metamaterial waveguides

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8651-8656 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Manipulation of dual band ultrahigh index metamaterials in the terahertz region

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8743-8751 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultralow refractive index optical films with enhanced mechanical performance obtained by hybrid glancing angle deposition

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8796-8805 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Intelligent estimation of noise and blur variances using ANN for the restoration of ultrasound images

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8905-8915 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation of fluorescence enhancement by an AFM tip on a gold particle quenched emitter

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8722-8726 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Simple telecentric submillimeter lens with near-diffraction-limited performance across an 80 degree field of view

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8752-8756 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Multi-variable H-β optimization approach for the lateral support design of a wide field survey telescope

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8763-8769 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Study on fatigue damage characteristics of deformable mirrors under thermal-mechanical coupling effect

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8779-8786 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Backplane aberration calibration of spatial light modulators using a phase-retrieval algorithm

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8916-8924 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral response of InGaAs photocathodes with different emission layers

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8732-8737 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-sideband heterodyne of dispersion spectroscopy based on phase-sensitive detection

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8698-8704 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatially heterodyned snapshot imaging spectrometer

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8667-8675 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization-based material classification technique using passive millimeter-wave polarimetric imagery

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8690-8697 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Collimated light reflection and transmission of a surface partially covered by large and tenuous particles

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8657-8666 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Random lasing from cholesteric liquid crystal microspheres dispersed in glycerol

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8864-8867 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous retardation compensation during bending of plastic film coated with a polymer layer of opposite birefringence

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8738-8742 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced absorptance of the assembly structure incorporating germanium nanorods and two-dimensional silicon gratings for photovoltaics

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8821-8828 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband and highly absorbing multilayer structure in mid-infrared

Appl. Opt. 55(31), 8833-8838 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF