1 September 2020, Volume 59, Issue 25, pp. 7484-7733  
31 articles


Editors' Pick

Modeling UV-C irradiation chambers for mask decontamination using Zemax OpticStudio

open access Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7596-7605 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

PML: a generalized monitor of atmospheric turbulence profile with high vertical resolution

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7574-7584 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Physical model of snow precipitation interaction with a 3D lidar scanner

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7660-7669 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Fine structure of perturbed Laguerre–Gaussian beams: Hermite–Gaussian mode spectra and topological charge

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7680-7687 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Freeform reflector antenna design method to improve transmission efficiency and control output intensity distribution

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7567-7573 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of a large-mode-area pixeled leakage channel fiber with an ultrahigh loss ratio for 2 µm operation

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7621-7629 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Cost-optimized heterogeneous FPGA architecture for non-iterative hologram generation

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7540-7546 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Learned linear models for detecting watercraft in a maritime environment

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7553-7559 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Velocity and size measurement of droplets from an ultrasonic spray coater using photon correlation spectroscopy and turbidimetry

open access Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7496-7503 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Polarization-sensitive transfer matrix modeling for displacement measuring interferometry

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7694-7704 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation and calibration of a compact millimeter-wavelength Fourier transform spectrometer

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7726-7733 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband and high-extinction-ratio polarization beam splitter on tilted subwavelength gratings waveguides

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7705-7711 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

ZrSe2 nanosheet as saturable absorber for soliton operations within an Er-doped passive mode-locked fiber laser

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7484-7489 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Watt-level diode-pumped thulium lasers around 2.3 µm

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7530-7539 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Improved thermal stress model and its application in ultraviolet nanosecond laser cleaning of paint

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7652-7659 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Direct femtosecond laser ablation of large-area TaSe2, SnS2, and TiS2 thick films by a back ablation procedure

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7606-7612 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Double layer SiO2–TiO2 sol–gel thin films on glass for antireflection, antifogging, and UV recoverable self-cleaning

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7720-7725 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Self-reference method for measuring the transmission matrices of scattering media

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7547-7552 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Construction and validation of UV-C decontamination cabinets for filtering facepiece respirators

open access Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7585-7595 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Automated full-field polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography diagnostic systems for breast cancer

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7688-7693 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Dual-view catadioptric panoramic system based on even aspheric elements

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7630-7637 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface-enhanced Raman scattering sensing platform for detecting amyloid-β peptide interaction with an aggregation inhibitor

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7490-7495 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Near-perfect broadband infrared metamaterial absorber utilizing nickel

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7504-7509 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-order wavefront aberrations due to a laser-induced breakdown spark in still air

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7510-7520 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Mueller matrix of imaging polarimeter’s optical system–comparison of simulation results obtained using Zemax and MATLAB software with experimental data

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7521-7529 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of Ge1-xSnx-on-Si waveguide photodetectors featuring high-speed high-sensitivity photodetection in the C- to U-bands

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7646-7651 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Dielectric approximation media to reproduce dispersion for field transformation

open access Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7613-7620 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Measuring source width and transverse coherence length using Fresnel diffraction from a phase step

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7712-7719 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Temperature measurement with compositional correction of gas mixture based on laser-induced plasma

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7638-7645 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Sunrise on the pines

Appl. Opt. 59(25), 7560-7566 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF