20 April 2017, Volume 56, Issue 12, pp. 3240-3633  
60 articles


Using trademarked and copyrighted images and material: editorial

open access Appl. Opt. 56(12), ED4-ED4 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Tolerancing the alignment of large-core optical fibers, fiber bundles and light guides using a Fourier approach

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3303-3310 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Phase shifting by wavelength modulation in a cube beam splitter interferometer

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3543-3546 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Precise calibration of pupil images in pyramid wavefront sensor

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3281-3286 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Sensitivity tests on the convergence tendency of the scattering order formulation of the discrete dipole approximation

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3547-3555 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Experimental study of propagation properties of vortex beams in oceanic turbulence

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3577-3582 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Research on intelligent algorithms for amplitude optimization of wavefront shaping

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3240-3244 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Accurate determination of dielectric permittivity of polymers from 75  GHz to 1.6  THz using both S-parameters and transmission spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3287-3292 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Compound eye and retina-like combination sensor with a large field of view based on a space-variant curved micro lens array

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3502-3509 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Dimensional properties of Laguerre–Gaussian vortex beams

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3556-3561 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Widely tunable 2  μm continuous-wave and mode-locked fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3342-3346 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

All-fiber-optic acoustic sensor array for real-time sound source localization

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3347-3353 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimization of excitation of fiber Fabry–Perot tunable filters used in swept lasers using a phase-correction method

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3378-3382 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Machine learning approach to OAM beam demultiplexing via convolutional neural networks

open access Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3386-3396 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Illumination, data transmission, and energy harvesting: the threefold advantage of VLC

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3421-3427 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical simulation on the performance analysis of a graphene-coated optical fiber plasmonic sensor at anti-crossing

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3510-3517 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Bragg grating interrogation using wavelength modulated tunable distributed feedback lasers and a fiber-optic Mach–Zehnder interferometer

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3562-3569 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Stable nanosecond passively Q-switched all-fiber erbium-doped laser with a 45° tilted fiber grating

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3583-3588 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Trajectory variations of optical Bloch oscillations for Airy beams in transversely and longitudinally modulated photonic lattices

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3484-3490 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Data processing error analysis based on Doppler asymmetric spatial heterodyne measurement

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3531-3537 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Method of calculation of internal parameters of liquid lens

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3277-3280 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase retrieval for attacking fractional Fourier transform encryption

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3449-3456 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Lensless wide-field single-shot imaging through turbid media based on object-modulated speckles

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3335-3341 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Folded monocentric imager with deformable mirror focus

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3435-3444 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Relationship of the drying process of a corn grain with the thermal emissivity and optical interference in the mid infrared range

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3470-3476 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Impact of partial coherence on the apparent optical transfer function derived from the response to amplitude edges

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3518-3530 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral characterization and discrimination of synthetic fibers with near-infrared hyperspectral imaging system

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3570-3576 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Digital micromirror device as programmable rough particle in interferometric particle imaging

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3594-3598 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Transparency measurement of thin films with one-sided optical access using fluorescence imaging

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3359-3364 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Method for measuring the area of radiometric apertures using the ratio of Gaussian beams

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3497-3501 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Collimation technique and testing applied to finite size polychromatic sources

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3628-3633 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Impact of assisting atmospheric pressure plasma on the formation of micro- and nanoparticles during picosecond-laser ablation of titanium

open access Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3365-3371 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

High peak power hybrid MOPA laser with tunable pulse repetition frequency and pulse duration

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3457-3461 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral shaping for suppressing stimulated-Raman-scattering in a fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3538-3542 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase locking of a mode-locked titanium–sapphire laser-based optical frequency comb to a reference laser using a fast piezoelectric actuator

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3615-3621 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Globally optimal camera-and-rotation-sensor calibration with a branch-and-bound algorithm

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3462-3469 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical optimization platform for precision glass molding by the simplex algorithm

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3245-3250 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Probing the germination kinetics of ethanol-treated Bacillus thuringiensis spores

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3263-3269 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Light scattering from normal and cervical cancer cells

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3608-3614 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Study of a reflection grating used in Littrow mount

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3293-3302 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Operation of Ho:YAG ultrafast laser inscribed waveguide lasers

open access Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3251-3256 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermally stable WLEDs with excellent luminous properties by screen-printing a patterned phosphor glass layer on a microstructured glass plate

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3270-3276 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical pressure and numerical simulation of optical forces

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3354-3358 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical performance enhancement of chip-on-board light-emitting diodes through ionic wind patterning

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3397-3401 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Wideband spectrum analysis of ultra-high frequency radio-wave signals due to advanced one-phonon non-collinear anomalous light scattering

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3402-3410 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact, high-power, high-beam-quality quasi-CW microsecond five-pass zigzag slab 1319  nm amplifier

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3445-3448 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanoscale Schottky contact surface plasmon “point detectors” for optical beam scanning applications

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3329-3334 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantum dot semiconductor optical amplifier: role of second excited state on ultrahigh bit-rate signal processing

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3599-3607 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Singular skeleton of a Laguerre–Gaussian beam transformed by the double-phase-ramp converter

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3428-3434 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrahigh birefringence, ultralow material loss porous core single-mode fiber for terahertz wave guidance

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3477-3483 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Linear frequency-modulated continuous-wave ladar system for synthetic aperture imaging

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3257-3262 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Microsensors based on a whispering gallery mode in AlGaN microdisks undercut by hydrogen-environment thermal etching

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3589-3593 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Scattering of one-dimensional Airy beam light sheet with finite energy by a sphere

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3491-3496 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Energetic materials identification by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy combined with artificial neural network

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3372-3377 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Measuring spatiotemporal ultrafast field structures of pulses from multimode optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3319-3324 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (10)]

3D cost aggregation with multiple minimum spanning trees for stereo matching

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3411-3420 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of an x-ray eight-image Kirkpatrick–Baez diagnostic system for China’s laser fusion facility

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3311-3318 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Amplitude versus phase effects in extreme ultraviolet lithography mask scattering and imaging

Appl. Opt. 56(12), 3325-3328 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF