20 July 2020, Volume 59, Issue 21, pp. 6237-6430; Feat. pp: LCN1–F104  
37 articles


Light and Color in Nature 2020: introduction to the feature issue

open access Appl. Opt. 59(21), LCN1-LCN2 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Subsuns and rainbows during solar eclipses

Appl. Opt. 59(21), F1-F10 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Spotlight on Optics

Below the horizon—the physics of extreme visual ranges

open access Appl. Opt. 59(21), F11-F19 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Digital all-sky polarization imaging of the total solar eclipse on 21 August 2017 in Rexburg, Idaho, USA

Appl. Opt. 59(21), F41-F52 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Analyzing colors and spectra of natural rainbows with hyperspectral imaging

Appl. Opt. 59(21), F63-F70 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Detection of polarization neutral points in observations of the combined corona and sky during the 21 August 2017 total solar eclipse

Appl. Opt. 59(21), F71-F77 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Solar eclipse skies and limb reddening

Appl. Opt. 59(21), F78-F84 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Clear sky blinks

Appl. Opt. 59(21), F98-F104 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Near-zone transmission caustic of a hanging water drop

Appl. Opt. 59(21), F32-F40 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Was Dürer 500 years ahead of science?

Appl. Opt. 59(21), F94-F97 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Mueller matrix characterizations of circularly polarized reflections from golden scarab beetles

open access Appl. Opt. 59(21), F85-F93 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Editors' Pick

Machine learning informed predictor importance measures of environmental parameters in maritime optical turbulence

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6379-6389 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical DC electric field sensing based on the Pockels effect using bismuth germanate crystals

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6237-6244 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

SNR dependence of measurement stability of heterodyne phase-sensitive optical time-domain reflectometry

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6333-6339 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable narrowband shortwave-infrared absorber made of a nanodisk-based metasurface and a phase-change material Ge2Sb2Te5 layer

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6309-6314 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Replacing a thin lens by a thick lens

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6327-6332 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Approximate multi-object filter with known SNR information for an optical sensor system

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6279-6290 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Stimulated emission assisted time-gated detection of a solid-state spin

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6291-6295 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficiently enhancing co-occurring details while avoiding artifacts for light field display

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6315-6326 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time infrared image detail enhancement based on fast guided image filter and plateau equalization

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6407-6416 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-shot multispectral angle-resolved ellipsometry

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6296-6303 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Nonnull interferometric testing of spherical gratings under Littrow conditions with opposite diffraction orders

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6360-6367 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Error analysis and compensation for a discrete dual rotating retarder Mueller matrix polarimeter

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6368-6378 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Attitude computation algorithm for star camera based on combining calibration and attitude determination processes

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6399-6406 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Using femtosecond laser pulses for electronic distance meter calibration

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6417-6423 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

On-demand inkjet-printed microdisk laser with air cladding by liquid flow microetching

open access Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6340-6346 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Steady-state stimulated Raman generation and filamentation using complex vector vortex beams

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6245-6251 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Thin-film InAs/GaAs quantum dot solar cell with planar and pyramidal back reflectors

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6304-6308 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Model of a tunable hybrid Tamm mode–liquid crystal device

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6347-6351 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Raman mediated ultrafast all-optical NOR gate

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6352-6359 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Fano resonance based on D-shaped waveguide structure and its application for human hemoglobin detection

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6424-6430 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Characteristics of photonic jets generated by a dielectric sphere illuminated by a Gaussian beam

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6390-6398 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging Fourier spectrometer in visible domain: design concept

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6252-6264 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable broadband all-silicon terahertz absorber based on a simple metamaterial structure

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6265-6270 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Generalized circuit model for analysis of extraordinary transmission in multilevel slits

Appl. Opt. 59(21), 6271-6278 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF