10 July 2020, Volume 59, Issue 20, pp. 5870-6236  
44 articles


Editors' Pick

Mantis: an all-sky visible-to-near-infrared hyper-angular spectropolarimeter

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5896-5909 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonstationary angular distribution of optical field radiance from an isotropic source in sea water

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6046-6053 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Comparison of probability density functions for aperture-averaged irradiance fluctuations of a Gaussian beam with beam wander

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6102-6112 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Centroid drift of laser beam propagation through a water surface with wave turbulence

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6210-6217 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved ptychographic inspection of EUV reticles via inclusion of prior information

open access Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5937-5947 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced lasing behavior enabled by guided-mode resonance structure embedded with double waveguide layers

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6113-6118 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Simple techniques to generate binary periodical polarization fields

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6155-6160 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved 2D continuously variable output couplers for an exit pupil expander fabricated through ion beam etching

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6203-6209 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Modulation format identification of optical signals: an approach based on singular value decomposition of Stokes space projections

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5989-6004 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Photonic generation of a parabolic-shaped microwave signal and dual-linear-chirp microwave waveform

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6024-6029 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Crosstalk limitations due to fiber nonlinearities and ASE on the BER performance of a coherent WDM transmission system with a DRA

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6085-6093 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Propagation analysis and experiment of near-infrared VCSEL-based diffuse optical wireless communication

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6094-6101 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-resolution adaptive interferometer with dynamic population grating recorded at 1064 nm in ytterbium-doped fiber

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6131-6137 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Design optimization of orbital angular momentum fibers using the gray wolf optimizer

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6181-6190 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanoscale phase modulator and optical switch based on graphene-coated fiber

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6218-6223 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-resolution quantitative phase imaging based on a spatial light modulator and incremental binary random sampling

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6148-6154 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Hard x-ray phase-contrast microscopy using a Gabor hologram without a zero-order term

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5918-5923 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Holographic display method with a large field of view based on a holographic functional screen

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5983-5988 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Estimation of statistical properties of rough surface profiles from the Hurst exponent of speckle patterns

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5957-5966 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of a fast calibration method for image mapping spectrometry

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6062-6069 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Adaptive carrier fringe pattern enhancement for wavelet transform profilometry through modifying intrinsic time-scale decomposition

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6191-6202 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Tukey’s robust M-estimator for phase demodulation of interferograms with nonuniform shifts

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6224-6230 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Precise thickness profile measurement insensitive to spatial and temporal temperature gradients on a large glass substrate

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5881-5887 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase stepping through polarizing modulation in electronic speckle pattern interferometry

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6005-6011 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient 3D silicon mode (de)multiplexer based on a sidewall-aligned vertical coupler

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5924-5929 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Rotation velocity measurement based on a self-mixing grating interferometer

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5930-5936 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-stability, high-beam-quality, and pulse-width-tunable 1319 nm laser system for VISAR applications in high-power laser facilities

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6070-6075 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of micro-holes drilled in alumina ceramic by the combined pulse laser technique

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6161-6167 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Mathematical modeling and experimental validation for expression microdissection

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5870-5880 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Computational imaging modalities for multi-focal whole-slide imaging systems

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5967-5982 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (11)]

Validation of uniformity-optimized irradiance distribution on a well-plate platform from a light-emitting-diode array

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6168-6180 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Study of low-peak-power highly coherent broadband supercontinuum generation through a dispersion-engineered Si-rich silicon nitride waveguide

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5948-5956 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Filterless 16-tupling photonic millimeter-wave generation with Mach–Zehnder modulators using remodulation

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6018-6023 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Theoretical analysis of ultra-fast multi-wavelength switch containing Kerr nonlinear material and its application as simultaneous AND and NOR logic gates

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6030-6040 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Role of the probe beam in a radio-frequency atomic magnetometer

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6054-6061 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantitative study of electron tunneling dynamics in asymmetric coupled InGaN/GaN quantum wells

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6231-6236 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

UAV assisted landing guided by UV LEDs

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 5910-5917 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Microsphere-lens coupler with 100 nm lateral resolution accuracy in visible light

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6012-6017 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Facile synthesis of metal-phenolic-coated gold nanocuboids for surface-enhanced Raman scattering

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6124-6130 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable plasmon-induced transparency in graphene metamaterials with ring–semiring pair coupling structures

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6041-6045 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-band passband terahertz filter based on multilayer metamaterial

Appl. Opt. 59(20), 6119-6123 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF