1 February 2017, Volume 56, Issue 4, pp. 761-1285; Feat. pp: OIC1–C210  
106 articles


Improving representation of women in engineering and physics: editorial

open access Appl. Opt. 56(4), ED1-ED2 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

The Optical Society’s 2016 topical meeting on optical interference coatings: introduction

open access Appl. Opt. 56(4), OIC1-OIC4 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Manufacturing problem contest [invited]

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C1-C10 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Editors' Pick

Mirrors used in the LIGO interferometers for first detection of gravitational waves

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C11-C15 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of background pressure on Co/C multilayers

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C16-C20 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Characterization of grain sizes and roughness of HfO2 single layers

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C24-C29 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Production of Brewster angle thin film polarizers using a ZrO2/SiO2 pair of materials

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C30-C34 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Reflectivity mapping of large-aperture mirrors with cavity ringdown technique

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C35-C40 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of SiO2-Al2O3 nanolaminates for protection of silver reflectors

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C41-C46 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Mechanical, structural, and optical properties of PEALD metallic oxides for optical applications

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C47-C59 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis of surface deformation in thin-film coatings by carrier frequency interferometry

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C60-C64 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Modeling and validation of uniform large-area optical coating deposition on a rotating drum using microwave plasma reactive sputtering

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C65-C70 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Dispersive mirror for the mid-infrared spectral range of 9–11.5 μm

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C71-C74 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Environmental durability of protected silver mirrors prepared by plasma beam sputtering

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C75-C86 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Computational experiments on atomistic modeling of thin-film deposition

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C87-C90 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Effect of ion beam figuring and subsequent antireflective coating deposition on the surface absorption of CaF2 at 193 nm

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C91-C95 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Long-term time dependence of internal stress in lanthanum titanium oxide (H4) optical thin films

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C96-C99 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication of broadband absorbing coatings for amplified spontaneous emission suppression

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C100-C105 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Angle-tolerant hybrid plasmonic filters for visible light communications

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C106-C116 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Research on the mechanical stability of high laser resistant coatings on lithium triborate crystal

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C117-C122 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Transient features and growth behavior of artificial cracks during the initial damage period

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C123-C130 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Stress control in optical thin films by sputtering and electron beam evaporation

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C131-C135 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Strategies to increase laser damage performance of Ta2O5/SiO2 mirrors by modifications of the top layer design

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C136-C139 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Varying stress of SiOxCy thin films deposited by plasma polymerization

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C140-C144 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Structure and extreme ultraviolet performance of Si/C multilayers deposited under different working pressures

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C145-C150 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical interference coating design contest 2016: a dispersive mirror and coating uniformity challenge

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C151-C162 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical, structural, and mechanical properties of silicon oxynitride films prepared by pulsed magnetron sputtering

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C168-C174 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly efficient omnidirectional structural color tuning method based on dielectric–metal–dielectric structure

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C175-C180 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Determination of the optical constants of a dielectric layer by processing in situ spectral transmittance measurements along the time dimension

open access Appl. Opt. 56(4), C181-C187 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of coating thickness on laser-induced damage characteristics of anti-reflection coatings irradiated by 1064 nm nanosecond laser pulses

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C188-C192 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of the refractive index repeatability for tantalum pentoxide coatings, prepared by physical vapor film deposition techniques

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C193-C200 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Linear variable filters for NASA’s OVIRS instrument: pushing the envelope of blocking

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C201-C205 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Reactive dynamics analysis of critical Nb2O5 sputtering rate for drum-based metal-like deposition

Appl. Opt. 56(4), C206-C210 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Model-based optimization of near-field binary-pixelated beam shapers

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 806-815 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Phase imaging and detection in pseudo-heterodyne scattering scanning near-field optical microscopy measurements

open access Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1037-1045 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Beyond laser safety glasses: augmented reality in optics laboratories

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1148-1150 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optomechanical design of a portable compact bidirectional texture function measurement instrument

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1183-1193 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Adjacency effects in satellite radiometric products from coastal waters: a theoretical analysis for the northern Adriatic Sea

open access Appl. Opt. 56(4), 854-869 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Validation of modeled sparse aperture post-processing artifacts

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 761-770 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Modified twin-spot launching: an improved launching technique for enhancing data rates in multimode fiber

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 838-846 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Launch light dependency of step-index multimode fiber connections analyzed by modal power distribution using encircled angular flux

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 876-883 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

On the measurement of fundamental mode bend loss in large-mode-area optical fibers

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 928-934 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Dispersion characteristics of a suspended-core optical fiber infiltrated with water

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1012-1019 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Dissimilar-fiber long-period fiber gratings: concept and demonstration

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1142-1147 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of a frequency-quadrupled phase-coded signal using optical carrier phase shifting and balanced detection

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1151-1156 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Long-range and high-resolution correlation optical time-domain reflectometry using a monolithic integrated broadband chaotic laser

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1253-1256 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Ballistic targets micro-motion and geometrical shape parameters estimation from sparse decomposition representation of infrared signatures

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1276-1285 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Transversal aberrations at arbitrary Hartmann-plane distances: application in the least-squares fitting of Hartmann data

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1215-1224 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Holographic microinformation hiding

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 833-837 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Image multiplexing and encryption using the nonnegative matrix factorization method adopting digital holography

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 958-966 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Analysis on expressible depth range of integral imaging based on degree of voxel overlap

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1052-1061 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Separation of foreground and background from light field using gradient information

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1069-1078 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Nonuniformity correction based on focal plane array temperature in uncooled long-wave infrared cameras without a shutter

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 884-889 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time image haze removal using an aperture-division polarimetric camera

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 942-947 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

High-resolution wavelet-fractal compressed optical coherence tomography images

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1119-1123 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Alternate optical designs for head-mounted displays with a wide field of view

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 901-906 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Estimating phase shifts from three fringe patterns by use of cross spectrum

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 916-927 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiple self-mixing interference based on phase modulation and demodulation for vibration measurement

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1006-1011 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Narrow-band multi-filter radiometer for total ozone content measurements: Mario Zucchelli Station (Antarctica) campaign

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1020-1027 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Relationship analysis between transient thermal control mode and image quality for an aerial camera

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1028-1036 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Inversion of ellipsometry data using constrained spline analysis

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1173-1182 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Step-heating infrared thermographic inspection of steel structures by applying least-squares regression

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1238-1245 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Multiwavelength stabilization control of a thermo-optic system with adaptive reconfiguration

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1113-1118 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Gradient-index optofluidic waveguide in polydimethylsiloxane

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1202-1206 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical sensor for dual sensing of oxygen and carbon dioxide based on sensing films coated on filter paper

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1225-1231 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Method for in-depth characterization of electro-optic phase modulators

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1246-1252 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Glass processing with pulsed CO2 laser radiation

open access Appl. Opt. 56(4), 777-783 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

All-fiber passively Q-switched 604 nm praseodymium laser with a Bi2Se3 saturable absorber

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 802-805 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Generation of double-scale pulses in a LD-pumped Yb:phosphate solid-state laser

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 897-900 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantitative analysis of steel samples using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy with an artificial neural network incorporating a genetic algorithm

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 935-941 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Simultaneous dual-wavelength Q-switched Nd:YAG laser at 1052 and 1073 nm

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 948-951 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

High-speed pulse train amplification in semiconductor optical amplifiers with optimized bias current

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1079-1086 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of a compact optical absolute frequency reference for space with 10−15 instability

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1101-1106 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

High-accuracy absolute rotation rate measurements with a large ring laser gyro: establishing the scale factor

open access Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1124-1130 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

44 mJ, 2.1 μm single-frequency Ho:YAG amplifier

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1257-1260 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Accurate and robust calibration method based on pattern geometric constraints for fringe projection profilometry

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 784-794 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Robust laser stripe extraction for three-dimensional reconstruction based on a cross-structured light sensor

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 823-832 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Single-phase tunable white-light-emitting Sr3 La(PO4)3 : Eu2+, Mn2+ phosphor for white LEDs

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1167-1172 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultra low-loss hybrid core porous fiber for broadband applications

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1232-1237 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Derivation of the correlation diffusion equation with static background and analytical solutions

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 795-801 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Radiation force of a high-energy laser and its effects on second-harmonic generation

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 816-822 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Free-form surface generation in a double pole coordinate system for off-axis illumination application

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 771-776 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Stacking illumination of a confocal reflector light emitting diode automobile headlamp with an asymmetric triangular prism

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1087-1093 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Tunable compensation of GVD-induced FM–AM conversion in the front end of high-power lasers

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 993-998 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Light splitting with imperfect wave plates

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1062-1068 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Effects of cell gap on the optoelectronic properties of pure blue-phase liquid crystal devices: estimating the Kerr constant

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1207-1214 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Plasmonic characteristics of two vertically coupled graphene-coated nanowires integrated with substrate

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 870-875 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Modification of degenerative photoluminescence in aged monolayer WS2 by PC61BM surface processing

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 890-896 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Creating adjustable uniform optical cages through polarization shaping in a low NA optical system

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1046-1051 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Design and optimization for main support structure of a large-area off-axis three-mirror space camera

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1094-1100 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of 1.6 μm DIAL using an OPG/OPA transmitter for measuring atmospheric CO2 concentration profiles

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1194-1201 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Propagation of polarized waves through bounded composite materials

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 952-957 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Development of a method to characterize chain-like aggregates in diffusion flames using dynamic light scattering

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1132-1141 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Concentration-dependent correlated scattering properties of Intralipid 20% dilutions

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1157-1166 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Spectral unmixing method for multi-pixel energy dispersive x-ray diffraction systems

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 907-915 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Time-resolved thermal lens spectroscopy with a single-pulsed laser excitation beam: an analytical model for dual-beam mode-mismatched experiments

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 999-1005 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Terahertz conductivity engineering in surface decorated carbon nanotube films by gold nanoparticles

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1107-1112 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Comparison of low cost 3D structured light scanners for face modeling

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 985-992 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Space grating optical structure of the retina and RGB-color vision

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1261-1265 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Simulation of concave–convex imaging mirror system for development of a compact and achromatic full-field x-ray microscope

Appl. Opt. 56(4), 967-974 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical dosimetry probes to validate Monte Carlo and empirical-method-based NIR dose planning in the brain: publisher’s note

open access Appl. Opt. 56(4), 1131-1131 (2017)  View: HTML | PDF