1 September 2021, Volume 60, Issue 25, pp. 7511-7848; Feat. pp: AFRL1–G252  
73 articles


United States Air Force Research Laboratory: introduction to the focus issue

open access Appl. Opt. 60(25), AFRL1-AFRL1 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Demonstration of a general scaling law for far-field propagation

open access Appl. Opt. 60(25), G1-G9 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Visualizing bleb mass dynamics in single cells using quantitative phase microscopy

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G10-G18 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Simulation of anisoplanatic lucky look imaging and statistics through optical turbulence using numerical wave propagation

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G19-G29 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Subaperture sampling for digital-holography applications involving atmospheric turbulence

open access Appl. Opt. 60(25), G30-G39 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Joint object classification and turbulence strength estimation using convolutional neural networks

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G40-G48 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Cartesian blind spot correction using two non-equal Risley elements

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G49-G54 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Coherent sensing performance comparison of framed and asynchronous GMAPD arrays

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G55-G63 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Wave-optics simulation of dynamic speckle: I. In a pupil plane

open access Appl. Opt. 60(25), G64-G76 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Wave-optics simulation of dynamic speckle: II. In an image plane

open access Appl. Opt. 60(25), G77-G90 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (4)]

Scene motion detection in imagery with anisoplanatic optical turbulence using a tilt-variance-based Gaussian mixture model

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G91-G106 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

500 W peak power cavity dumped 2 µm GaSb-based VECSEL

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G107-G112 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Optimization of microwave emission from laser filamentation with a machine learning algorithm

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G113-G125 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Supercontinuum generation in single-crystal YAG fibers pumped around the zero-dispersion wavelength

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G126-G131 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Silicon-nitride microring resonators for nonlinear optical and biosensing applications

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G132-G138 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Laser inscribed waveguide optical isolators in iron-doped lithium niobate

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G139-G143 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Commercial-off-the-shelf event-based cameras for space surveillance applications

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G144-G153 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Size, weight, and power breakthrough in nonmechanical beam and line-of-sight steering with geo-phase optics

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G154-G161 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Approaches to low-cost infrared sensing

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G162-G169 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Dynamic mode decomposition based predictive model performance on supersonic and transonic aero-optical wavefront measurements

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G170-G180 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of tilt correlation statistics to anisoplanatic optical turbulence modeling and mitigation

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G181-G198 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-photon absorption characterization and comparison of Au(I) fluorenyl benzothiazole complexes in the visible wavelength regime

open access Appl. Opt. 60(25), G199-G206 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Fringe visibility errors resulting from dual object imaging for stellar interferometers

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G207-G216 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

General neural network approach to compressive feature extraction

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G217-G223 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Infrared object classification with a hybrid optical convolution neural network

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G224-G231 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-dimensional MoS2 2H, 1T, and 1T crystalline phases with incorporated adatoms: theoretical investigation of electronic and optical properties

Appl. Opt. 60(25), G232-G242 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

3D multi-plane sharpness metric maximization with variable corrective phase screens

open access Appl. Opt. 60(25), G243-G252 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Raman lidar for remote sensing of oil in water

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7772-7774 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-detecting-path high-resolution displacement sensor based onself-interference effect of a single submicrometer grating

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7518-7522 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Reflection analysis of absorbing film with diffractive structures for incoherent light by rigorous coupled-wave analysis

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7765-7771 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Compact multifunction digital OFDR system without using an auxiliary interferometer

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7523-7529 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of a thin-film metal-coated fiber optical phase modulator based on thermal effect with a nonlinear control interferometer

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7611-7618 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Zero drift suppression method of a distributed feedback fiber laser hydrophone

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7628-7633 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical OAM tweezer based on graded-index multimode fibers

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7634-7639 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable liquid crystal asymmetric dual-core photonic crystal fiber mode converter

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7671-7677 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance study of a serial relay CC-OGSM-SD free space optical system based on an M distribution model

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7696-7705 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Heterogeneous-frequency-dual-pulse chain and weak FBG array for quasi-distributed acoustic sensing with improved response bandwidth

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7740-7744 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Three-dimensional see-through augmented-reality display system using a holographic micromirror array

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7545-7551 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Speckleless color dynamic three-dimensional holographic display based on complex amplitude modulation

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7844-7848 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

De-noising imaging through diffusers with autocorrelation

open access Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7686-7695 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimizing sample illumination scanning for reflection and 4Pi tomographic diffractive microscopy

open access Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7745-7753 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Editors' Pick

Defect inspection for underwater structures based on line-structured light and binocular vision

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7754-7764 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Electromagnetic and imaging properties of chiral dispersive spherical interfaces under bimodal propagation using ABCD matrices

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7804-7814 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact scanning confocal chromatic sensor enabling precision 3-D measurements

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7511-7517 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Calibration of the pixel crosstalk in spatial light modulators for 4f pulse shaping

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7648-7652 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Material survey for a millimeter-wave absorber using a 3D-printed mold

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7678-7685 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Imaging of bee honey sugar crystals by second-harmonic generation microscopy

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7706-7713 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Planar light-wave circuit-based switchable LP11a–LP11b mode rotator

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7653-7657 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Hybrid plasmonic slot waveguide with a metallic grating for on-chip biosensing applications

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7828-7833 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of microstructures on temperature and stress distributions of an irradiated alumina surface

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7574-7580 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Nanopatterning of silicon via the near-field enhancement effect upon double-pulse femtosecond laser exposure

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7790-7797 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

One-thousandth-level laser power stabilization based on optical feedback from a well-designed high-split-ratio and nonpolarized beam splitter

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7798-7803 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Multistate transformations of a femtosecond fiber laser based on a pure fiber saturable absorber

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7821-7827 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Broadband absorption spectroscopy of heterogeneous biological tissue

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7552-7562 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Editors' Pick

Optical design and stray light control for a space-based laser space debris removal mission

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7721-7730 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

High-efficiency smooth pseudo-random path planning for restraining the path ripple of robotic polishing

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7732-7739 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and fabrication of a downlight luminaire with a dual frusto-conical reflector

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7775-7783 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiscale optimization of the geometric wavefront sensor

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7536-7544 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Design analysis and test verification of a rigid–flexible, dual-mode coupling support structure for space-based rectangular curved prisms

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7563-7573 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Stable hybrid plasmonic directional coupler based on an embedded silver nanostructure waveguide

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7603-7610 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of lateral diffusion of photoelectrons in the reflection-mode varied-doping AlGaN photocathode on resolution

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7658-7663 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

High-sensitivity transverse-load and high-temperature sensor based on the cascaded Vernier effect

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7714-7720 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Photon detection probability enhancement using an anti-reflection coating in CMOS-based SPADs

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7815-7820 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Integrated nanophotonic optical diodes designed by genetic algorithms

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7619-7627 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Polarization-independent and angle-insensitive tunable electromagnetically induced transparency in terahertz metamaterials

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7784-7789 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Method for evaluating spectral resolution based on a single-lens spectrometer

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7834-7843 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Near-IR reconfigurable 1D Ag grating Fabry–Perot absorber hybridized with phase-change material GSST

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7596-7602 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrically tunable terahertz switch based on superconducting subwavelength hole arrays

Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7530-7535 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

FL-QKD based on optical-THz biphotons generated by spontaneous parametric downconversion in inter-satellite wireless communication: publisher’s note

open access Appl. Opt. 60(25), 7731-7731 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF