1 February 2016, Volume 55, Issue 4, pp. 638-953  
44 articles


2015 in review: editorial

open access Appl. Opt. 55(4), ED2-ED3 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of mirrors for generating prescribed continuous illuminance distributions on the basis of the supporting quadric method

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 687-695 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Modeling and analysis of the thermal effects of a circular bimorph piezoelectric actuator

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 873-878 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Technique of weight factor shifting for aperture averaging

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 654-659 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Aerosol optical properties in Northern Norway and Svalbard

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 660-672 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherent beam combining in atmospheric channels using gated backscatter

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 861-867 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Magnetic field sensor using the fiber loop ring-down technique and an etched fiber coated with magnetic fluid

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 673-678 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging of various optical fiber Bragg gratings using differential interference contrast microscopy: analysis and comparison

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 783-790 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Sensor based on macrobent fiber Bragg grating structure for simultaneous measurement of refractive index and temperature

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 791-795 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

All-plastic fiber-based pressure sensor

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 811-816 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

New method of attack and security enhancement on an asymmetric cryptosystem based on equal modulus decomposition

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 679-686 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

On the performance of compressed sensing-based methods for millimeter-wave holographic imaging

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 728-738 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Defocus and geometric distortion correction for projected images on a curved surface

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 896-902 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time 3D digital image correlation method and its application in human pulse monitoring

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 696-704 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Scattering and absorption coefficients of silica-doped alumina aerogels

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 705-711 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Focal length calibration of an electrically tunable lens by digital holography

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 749-756 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Study of thermal decomposition mechanisms and absorption cross section of nitro-rich phenyl- and bis-series 1,2,3-triazoles

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 817-824 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase stepping optical profilometry using fiber optic Lloyd’s mirrors

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 846-852 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Magnetic-field-compensation optical vector magnetometer

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 892-895 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable sensitivity phase detection of transmitted-type dual-channel guided-mode resonance sensor based on phase-shift interferometry

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 903-907 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable dual-wavelength ytterbium-doped fiber laser using a strain technique on microfiber Mach–Zehnder interferometer

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 778-782 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Spatial modulation spectroscopy imaging of nano-objects of different sizes and shapes

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 796-801 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Power-ratio tunable dual-wavelength laser using linearly variable Fabry–Perot filter as output coupler

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 879-883 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Pump polarization insensitive and efficient laser-diode pumped Yb:KYW ultrafast oscillator

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 929-934 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical properties of lithium terbium fluoride and implications for performance in high power lasers

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 834-837 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Use of single-negative material as a tunable defect in a dielectric photonic crystal heterostructure

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 825-829 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Refractive indices of common solvents and solutions at 1550  nm

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 947-953 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Probability density function of the electric field in diffuse correlation spectroscopy of human bone in vivo

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 757-762 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of intermediary scan-lens and tube-lens mechanisms for optical coherence tomography

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 646-653 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Study of a wheel-like electrorheological finishing tool and its applications to small parts

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 638-645 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical design of the Fresnel lens for LED-driven flashlight

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 712-721 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Restraint of path effect on optical surface in magnetorheological jet polishing

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 935-942 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Cross-talk compensation of a spatial light modulator for iterative phase retrieval applications

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 802-810 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Magnetic-field tunable multichannel filter in a plasma photonic crystal at microwave frequencies

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 943-946 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical simulation of laser focusing properties inside birefringent crystal

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 853-860 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Evaluation of a linear birefringence measurement method with increased sensitivity

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 868-872 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

All-optical switching between optical bistability and multistability in a defect dielectric medium doped with a multiple quantum well nanostructure

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 722-727 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Miniaturized time-resolved Raman spectrometer for planetary science based on a fast single photon avalanche diode detector array

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 739-748 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Resolution enhancement of surface plasmon resonance sensors with spectral interrogation: resonant wavelength considerations

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 884-891 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF

Generating long sequences of high-intensity femtosecond pulses

Appl. Opt. 55(4), 830-833 (2016)  View: HTML | PDF