1 December 2020, Volume 59, Issue 34, pp. 10638-10985  
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Calibration of liquid crystal variable retarders using a common-path interferometer and fit of a closed-form expression for the retardance curve

open access Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10673-10679 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Influence of thermal blooming on the beam quality of an array of Hermite–Gaussian beams propagating in the atmosphere

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10944-10952 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Guided-mode resonance-based bandpass filter operating at full conical mounting

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10700-10705 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-efficiency, tunable, fringe-field switching-mode beam steering based on a liquid crystal Pancharatnam phase

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10706-10718 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimized design of the light source for an indoor visible light communication system based on an improved bat algorithm

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10638-10644 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Fiber Bragg grating accelerometer-based nonintrusive flow rate measurements and leak detection

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10680-10687 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-order mode conversion in a few-mode fiber via laser-inscribed long-period gratings at 1.55 µm and 2 µm wavebands

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10688-10694 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Performance-enhanced indoor MIMO-OFDM visible light communications using individual/joint CAZAC precoding techniques

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10746-10753 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Pulp chamber temperature variation evaluation using fiber Bragg grating sensor

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10953-10958 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Theory analysis and experimental demonstration of a microlens array scanner with Kepler structure

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10754-10760 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Stray light nonuniform background correction for a wide-field surveillance system

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10719-10728 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Practical, open source, GPU-accelerated, high-fidelity phase retrieval by simultaneous propagations

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10761-10767 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Spotlight on Optics

Fresnel zone plate development for x-ray radiography of hydrodynamic instabilities at the National Ignition Facility

open access Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10777-10785 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-quality 3D shape measurement by kernel-optimized high sinusoidal similarity dither patterns

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10645-10650 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

One-dimensional reference-beam LDV for accurate altitude estimation in a land vehicle

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10667-10672 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Development and validation of a reconstruction approach for three-dimensional confined-space tomography problems

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10786-10800 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

High-accuracy optical extensometer realized by two parallel cameras and two-dimensional digital image correlation

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10813-10825 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

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Detection of birefringence singularity by supercontinuum vector beam

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10846-10852 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Femtosecond laser activation and sensing of hydroxyl for velocimetry in reacting flows

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10853-10861 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Detailed investigation of the iterative analysis for inertial confinement fusion target characterization

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10880-10886 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Enhanced detection and sizing algorithm to improve LOAC optical particle counter performances

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10892-10901 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Study on deformation evolution law of coal under asymmetric loading by digital image correlation

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10959-10966 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

W-shaped common-path interferometer

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10973-10979 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Simple and compact diode laser system stabilized to Doppler-broadened iodine lines at 633 nm

open access Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10808-10812 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Two-photon cross-section calculations for krypton in the 190–220 nm range

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10826-10837 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband tunable single-longitudinal-mode erbium-doped fiber ring laser based on a microfiber knot resonator

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10929-10932 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Application of laser cleaning in postwelding treatment of aluminum alloy

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10967-10972 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Microstructure evolution and wear behavior of AISI 304 stainless steel after Nd:YAG pulsed laser surface melting

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10862-10869 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

3D resolution enhancement in saturated competition microscopy

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10661-10666 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Quantification of iris elasticity using acoustic radiation force optical coherence elastography

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10739-10745 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Orthogonally polarized tunable dual-wavelength femtosecond optical parametric oscillator

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10887-10891 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Fringe field-tunable LC refractive index interface for in-plane beam steering applications

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10695-10699 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Reflective Toraldo pupil for high-resolution millimeter-wave astronomy

open access Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10729-10738 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

High-throughput and uniform large field-of-view multichannel fluorescence microscopy with super-thin dichroism for a dPCR gene chip

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10768-10776 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Design of zoom systems composed of lenses with variable focal length

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10838-10845 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

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Design and analysis of inner focus for a large spectral bandwidth optical system

open access Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10870-10879 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Optical model of light propagation in total internal reflection fluorescence sensors

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10651-10660 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Real-time isotopic methane detection using mid-infrared spectroscopy

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10801-10807 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Baseline correction method based on improved asymmetrically reweighted penalized least squares for the Raman spectrum

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10933-10943 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrahigh-figure-of-merit refractive index sensor based on the Rayleigh anomaly resonance

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10980-10985 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF

Investigation of boron carbide and iridium thin films, an enabling technology for future x-ray telescopes

Appl. Opt. 59(34), 10902-10911 (2020)  View: HTML | PDF