10 March 2022, Volume 61, Issue 8, pp. 1841-2139; Feat. pp: ISA1–E38  
41 articles


Imaging Systems and Applications: introduction to the feature issue

open access Appl. Opt. 61(8), ISA1-ISA2 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Noninterpolated frequency-domain imaging algorithm for near-field OS-BiSAR in the millimeter-wave band

Appl. Opt. 61(8), E1-E7 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Super-resolution imaging of plasmonic nanostructures by microsphere-assisted microscopy

Appl. Opt. 61(8), E8-E13 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Mobile-device-based two-dimensional measurement for estimating the embryo and endosperm areas of brown rice

Appl. Opt. 61(8), E14-E20 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

C-3SPCD: coded aperture similarity constrained design for spatio-spectral classification of single-pixel measurements

Appl. Opt. 61(8), E21-E32 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Pulsed thermography and infrared reflectography: comparative results for underdrawing visualization in paintings

Appl. Opt. 61(8), E33-E38 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance of dual-hop FSO/RF systems with fixed-gain relaying over Fisher–Snedecor F and κ-μ shadowed fading channels

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2079-2088 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Transmission performance of a 1.96 µm active mode-locked laser in smoke channel

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1912-1917 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Downlink communication experiments with OSIRISv1 laser terminal onboard Flying Laptop satellite

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1938-1946 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Bessel beam with a micrometer-size central spot and interferometry for small volume bioliquid refractive index measurement

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1958-1964 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of static alignment deviation on coupling efficiency and beam quality of water beam fiber

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1994-2006 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance analysis of optical spatial modulation over a correlated gamma–gamma turbulence channel

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2025-2035 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Shipborne expendable all-optical fiber ocean temperature-depth profile sensor

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2089-2095 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Proof that spot diagram borders are always caustic curves and/or marginal rays II: annular (circular and elliptical) and single hexagonal exit pupils

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1876-1884 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of a pair of aplanatic mirrors

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1982-1986 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Bionic orientation method based on polarization imaging in HDR scenes

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2007-2018 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Particle polarization lidar for precipitation particle classification

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1856-1862 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Compact digital system for an iodine-stabilized laser

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1898-1905 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Method for determination of optical rotatory dispersion curve by using a polarization axis finder

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1965-1971 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Height measurement of microbumps using a white-light triangulation method

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2036-2044 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Microgroove formation in thin copper by laser-induced cavitation bubble shock: numerical and experimental investigation

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1841-1850 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Nondestructive measurement of the grain size of laser cladding coatings using a laser ultrasonic method

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1885-1891 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of absorption cross sections of Co2+:MgAl2O4 crystals with transition of Co2+ ions along two orthogonal directions

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1918-1923 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Determination of optical constants of thin films in the EUV

open access Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2060-2078 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Synthesis and photoluminescence properties of orange-red carbon dots from the paper tissues as the precursor

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2118-2124 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Autofocus of imaging ellipsometry

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2045-2048 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Origination of free-form micro-optical elements using one- and two-photon grayscale laser lithography

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1863-1875 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Variable ring-shaped lithography for the fabrication of meso- and microscale binary optical elements

open access Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2049-2059 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Numerical iteration method to reduce the surface shape error of a bendable mirror in synchrotron radiation

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2096-2102 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of a composite lighting system based on a freeform and a rod lens for machine vision

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2108-2117 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhancement of photoacoustic spectroscopy with sorption enrichment for ppt-level benzene detection

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1892-1897 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Formation mechanism of blemishes in a fiber-optic imaging element

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1947-1957 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly sensitive metamaterial-based microwave sensor for the application of milk and dairy products

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1972-1981 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of graphene-based tunable THz four-band absorption sensors

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2103-2107 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Comprehensive design analysis and verification of space-based short-wave infrared coded spectrometer via curved prism dispersion

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2125-2139 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Guiding the optical vortex along predesigned parabolic trajectories from circular symmetric Airy-like beams

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1906-1911 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface plasmon excitation on a grating assisted by a cholesteric liquid crystal layer

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 2019-2024 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Potential of edge machine learning for instrumentation

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1930-1937 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Toward an integrated platform for characterizing laser-driven, isochorically heated plasmas with 1 µm spatial resolution

Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1987-1993 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF

Measuring laser beams with a neural network

open access Appl. Opt. 61(8), 1924-1929 (2022)  View: HTML | PDF