20 April 2018, Volume 57, Issue 12, pp. 2955-3328  
50 articles


Homography estimation by two PClines Hough transforms and a square-radial checkerboard pattern

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3316-3322 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral Monte Carlo simulation of collimated solar irradiation transfer in a water-filled prismatic louver

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3021-3030 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Inverse Gaussian gamma distribution model for turbulence-induced fading in free-space optical communication

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3031-3037 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Twin scanning lidars for accurate measurement of lower tropospheric aerosols by numerical approximation

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3065-3071 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Evaluation of sea-surface photosynthetically available radiation algorithms under various sky conditions and solar elevations

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3088-3105 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Extended visual range during solar eclipses

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3250-3259 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Substrate aberration and correction for meta-lens imaging: an analytical approach

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 2973-2980 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Performance analysis of waveguide-mode resonant optical filters with stochastic design parameters

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3106-3114 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization modulation by means of tunable polarization gratings in an azobenzene side-chain liquid-crystalline polymer film

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3146-3153 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Improving the spatial resolution of volume Bragg grating two-dimensional monochromatic images

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3159-3165 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Producing an efficient, collimated, and thin annular beam with a binary axicon

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3205-3208 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Silicon waveguide grating coupler based on a segmented grating structure

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3301-3305 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin-film-based optical fiber Fabry–Perot interferometer used for humidity sensing

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 2967-2972 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Talbot effect with partially coherent interfering Bessel beams

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3186-3190 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Decomposition method for fast computation of gigapixel-sized Fresnel holograms on a graphics processing unit cluster

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3134-3145 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (3)]

Off-axis digital holography with multiplexed volume Bragg gratings

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3281-3287 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Holographic formation and diffractive properties of hybrid periodic structures

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3323-3328 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of an inverse distance weighted active infrared stealth scheme using the repulsive particle swarm optimization algorithm

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3072-3077 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Fast quality-guided phase unwrapping algorithm through a pruning strategy: applications in dynamic interferometry

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3126-3133 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (6)]

Bifocal dual reflector system for active terahertz imaging

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3224-3230 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Completely blind image quality assessment via image gray-scale fluctuations and fractal dimension analysis

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3268-3280 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Wavelength-dependent excess permittivity as indicator of kerosene in diesel oil

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 2997-3002 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature-dependent optical constants of liquid isopropanol, n-butanol, and n-decane

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3003-3011 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

kW-level 1030  nm polarization-maintained fiber laser with narrow linewidth and near-diffraction-limited beam quality

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 2992-2996 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of the influence of installation tilt error on the tool setting accuracy by laser diffraction

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3012-3020 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

10.3-W actively Q-switched Nd:YVO4/YVO4 folded coupled-cavity Raman laser at 1176  nm

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3154-3158 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Morphology and growth properties of nano- and submicrometer-scale initial damage sites under 355  nm wavelength pulsed laser irradiation

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3166-3171 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

1164.4  nm and 1174.7  nm dual-wavelength Nd : GdVO4/Cr4+ : YAG/YVO4 passively Q-switched Raman microchip laser

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3198-3204 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Confined-doped fiber for effective mode control fabricated by MCVD process

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3244-3249 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy for real-time detection of contamination particles during the manufacturing process

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3288-3292 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical manipulation of nematic colloids at the interfaces in azo-dye-doped liquid crystals

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3180-3185 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Stable passively Q-switched erbium-doped fiber laser incorporating a PbS quantum dots polystyrene composite film based saturable absorber

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3231-3236 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Hybrid method to estimate two-layered superficial tissue optical properties from simulated data of diffuse reflectance spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3038-3046 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Double Donut Schmidt Camera, a wide-field, large-aperture, and lightweight space telescope for the detection of ultrahigh energy cosmic rays

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3078-3087 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Size reduction of Ge-on-Si photodetectors via a photonic bandgap

open access Appl. Opt. 57(12), 2962-2966 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of one-way absorption properties in an asymmetric photonic crystal containing a semiconductor defect

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3115-3118 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Omnidirectional narrow optical filters for circularly polarized light in a nanocomposite structurally chiral medium

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3119-3125 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical device for the precision control of the electric field in the focus of a beam

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3209-3213 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

DERS substrate based on NERS-SERS interaction in integrated microfluidic detection

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3172-3179 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Focus shaping by tailoring arbitrary hybrid polarization states that have a combination of orthogonal linear polarization bases

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3047-3055 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Underwater hyperspectral imaging: a new tool for marine archaeology

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3214-3223 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Discrete vector frozen waves in generalized Lorenz–Mie theory: linear, azimuthal, and radial polarizations

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3293-3300 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Frequency stability of a pulsed optically pumped atomic clock with narrow Ramsey linewidth

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3056-3060 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Film thickness measurement based on nonlinear phase analysis using a Linnik microscopic white-light spectral interferometer

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 2955-2961 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature-dependent LITT effect in c axis inclined BiCuSeO thin films

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3061-3064 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Pt thermal atomic layer deposition for silicon x-ray micropore optics

Appl. Opt. 57(12), 3237-3243 (2018)  View: HTML | PDF