20 August 2017, Volume 56, Issue 24, pp. 6714-7001  
42 articles


Bike ride, solar eclipse, and back to school: editorial

open access Appl. Opt. 56(24), ED6-ED7 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrasound-to-plastic optical fiber coupling as an acoustic source probe

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6889-6893 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

3D pose estimation of large and complicated workpieces based on binocular stereo vision

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6822-6836 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Random bit generation using coherent state and threshold detectors at 1550 nanometers

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6855-6860 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Re-examining the effect of particle phase functions on the remote-sensing reflectance

open access Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6881-6888 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Non-perturbing voltage measurement in a coaxial cable with slab-coupled optical sensors

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6814-6821 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

UV laser fabrication and modification of fiber Bragg gratings by stitching sub-gratings with in situ fluorescence monitoring

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6977-6981 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

D-shaped photonic crystal fiber refractive index sensor based on surface plasmon resonance

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6988-6992 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

High-precision frequency estimation for frequency modulated continuous wave laser ranging using the multiple signal classification method

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6956-6961 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Generalized sequential four-step phase-shifting color digital holography

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6851-6854 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

One-step real–virtual combined reflection hologram: a 4f relay approach

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6861-6866 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonvolatile plasmonic holographic memory based on photo-driven ion migration

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6942-6948 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Weighted reconstruction of three-dimensional refractive index in interferometric tomography

open access Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6755-6764 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Pattern-illuminated Fourier ptychography microscopy with a pattern-estimation algorithm

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6930-6935 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Compressive correlation holography

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6949-6955 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Adaptive optics retinal imaging with automatic detection of the pupil and its boundary in real time using Shack–Hartmann images

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6748-6754 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Computer-aided-design-model-assisted absolute three-dimensional shape measurement

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6770-6776 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Joint sparse and low rank recovery algorithm for compressive hyperspectral imaging

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6785-6795 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Point target detection based on multiscale morphological filtering and an energy concentration criterion

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6796-6805 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Sampling moiré technique for determination of optical transfer function of digital imaging systems

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6806-6813 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

MEMS tracking mirror system for a bidirectional free-space optical link

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6720-6727 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Bounds of parameter estimation for interference signals

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6867-6872 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Confocal laser displacement sensor using a micro-machined varifocal mirror

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6911-6916 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Absolute calibration of optical streak cameras on picosecond time scales using supercontinuum generation

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6982-6987 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of a square pulse with ultra-wide tuning range in a passively mode-locked Yb-doped fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6742-6747 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Continuously tunable mode-spacing of a dual-mode external cavity InAs/InP quantum dot laser

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6846-6850 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Scheme for achieving a continuous-wave laser operation at 1178  nm

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6973-6976 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Complexity-enhanced polarization-resolved chaos in a ring network of mutually coupled vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers with multiple delays

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6728-6734 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Thermal effects in an ultrafast BiB3O6 optical parametric oscillator at high average powers

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6923-6929 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Directional backlighting system using a light guide with paired microstructures

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6735-6741 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparison of hyperspectral imaging spectrometer designs and the improvement of system performance with freeform surfaces

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6894-6901 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Superconductor based ternary periodic multilayered structure as a single and multichanneled filter in the terahertz region

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6765-6769 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Affordable dispersion mitigation method for the next generation RF-over-fiber optical channels

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6777-6784 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement error analysis for polarization extinction ratio of multifunctional integrated optic chips

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6873-6880 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

On-demand tailored vector beams

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6967-6972 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Design and numerical analysis of a THz square porous-core photonic crystal fiber for low flattened dispersion, ultrahigh birefringence

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6993-7001 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization properties of receiving telescopes in atmospheric remote sensing polarization lidars

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6837-6845 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Displacement sensing using the relaxation oscillation frequency of a laser diode with optical feedback

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6962-6966 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of laser intensity on temporal and spectral features of laser generated acoustic shock waves: ns versus ps laser pulses

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6902-6910 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of self-absorption correction on surface hardness estimation of Fe–Cr–Ni alloys via LIBS

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6917-6922 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Fluorescence lifetime evaluation of whole soils from the Amazon rainforest

Appl. Opt. 56(24), 6936-6941 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF