1 June 2017, Volume 56, Issue 16, pp. 4577-4891  
45 articles


Ethics, plagiarism, and Crosscheck: editorial

open access Appl. Opt. 56(16), ED5-ED5 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

High-power lasers for directed-energy applications: reply

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4825-4826 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of wafer-bonded structures for near room temperature Geiger-mode operation of germanium on silicon single-photon avalanche photodiode

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4646-4653 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Spherical aberration measurement of a microscope objective by use of calibrated spherical particles

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4766-4771 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Detecting the topological charge of optical vortex beams using a sectorial screen

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4868-4872 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Range extension of the optical delay line in white light interferometry

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4598-4605 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature sensing using CdSe quantum dot doped poly(methyl methacrylate) microfiber

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4675-4679 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance improvement of coherent free-space optical communication with quadrature phase-shift keying modulation using digital phase estimation

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4695-4701 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Chiral long-period gratings: fabrication, highly sensitive torsion sensing, and tunable single-band filtering

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4702-4707 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Correcting aero-optical wavefront aberration of the supersonic mixing layer based on periodic pulse forcing

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4613-4621 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Calculation of the overlap factor for scanning LiDAR based on the tridimensional ray-tracing method

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4636-4645 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Digital holography on moving objects: interference contrast as a function of velocity and aperture width

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4622-4628 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Optically coherent image formation and denoising using a plug and play inversion framework

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4735-4744 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Hyperspectral remote sensing image retrieval system using spectral and texture features

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4785-4796 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

General filtering method for electronic speckle pattern interferometry fringe images with various densities based on variational image decomposition

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4843-4853 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Lensless complex amplitude image retrieval through a visually opaque scattering medium

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4591-4597 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of a metamaterial slab lens and an imaging system based on an ellipsoidal cavity

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4772-4778 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Beam-steering efficiency optimization method based on a rapid-search algorithm for liquid crystal optical phased array

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4585-4590 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of a variable Rayleigh scattering-loss coefficient on the light backscattering in multimode optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4629-4635 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Investigation on a laser-assisted radiation thermometry technique

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4654-4660 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Interfacial surface roughness determination by coherence scanning interferometry using noise compensation

open access Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4757-4765 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Simple lock-in detection technique utilizing multiple harmonics for digital PGC demodulators

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4807-4813 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Extended shift-rotation method for absolute interferometric testing of a spherical surface with pixel-level spatial resolution

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4886-4891 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Aluminum oxide nanoparticles as saturable absorber for C-band passively Q-switched fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4720-4726 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Graphene Q-switched Er,Yb:GdAl3(BO3)4 laser at 1550  nm

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4745-4749 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Shock-related effects on aero-optical environment for hemisphere-on-cylinder turrets at transonic speeds

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4814-4824 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Structural evolution of axial intensity distribution during hot image formation

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4835-4842 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Towards industrial ultrafast laser microwelding: SiO2 and BK7 to aluminum alloy

open access Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4873-4881 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimal parameter retrieval for metamaterial absorbers using the least-square method for wide incidence angle insensitivity

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4670-4674 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Picosecond nonlinear optical properties of SrTiO3 composite films doped with gold and nickel nanoparticles

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4690-4694 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of the local dispersion change in anomalous dispersion microcavity and quantitative analysis of the phase-matching in Kerr comb generation

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4828-4834 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimal micro-mirror tilt angle and sync mark design for digital micro-mirror device based collinear holographic data storage system

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4779-4784 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

On-chip splicer for coupling light between photonic crystal and solid-core fibers

open access Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4680-4684 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrafast all-optical flip-flop based on passive micro Sagnac waveguide ring with photonic crystal fiber

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4577-4584 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Evanescent coupling between refillable ring resonators and laser-inscribed optical waveguides

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4750-4756 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Tolerance of holographic polymer-dispersed liquid crystal memory for gamma-ray irradiation

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4854-4860 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Mode properties in metallic and non-metallic plasmonic waveguides

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4861-4867 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Design, fabrication, and testing of zone-plate interconnects for a compact optoelectronic integrated neural coprocessor

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4606-4612 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and implementation of the modified signed digit multiplication routine on a ternary optical computer

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4661-4669 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Noise level estimation of BOTDA for optimal non-local means denoising

Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4727-4734 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantifying the polarization properties of non-depolarizing optical elements with virtual distorting elements: publisher’s note

open access Appl. Opt. 56(16), 4827-4827 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF