1 November 2021, Volume 60, Issue 31, pp. 9594-10015; Feat. pp: H1–H44  
59 articles


Is laser space propulsion practical?: review

Appl. Opt. 60(31), H1-H11 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Controllable ablative machining of Al/Ti and Ti/Al nano-layers on a Si substrate by single-pulse femtosecond laser irradiation

Appl. Opt. 60(31), H12-H19 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Progress on the Starshot laser propulsion system

Appl. Opt. 60(31), H20-H23 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

LARAMOTIONS: a conceptual study on laser networks for near-term collision avoidance for space debris in the low Earth orbit

open access Appl. Opt. 60(31), H24-H36 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Evaluation of the role of beam homogeneity on the mechanical coupling of laser-ablation-generated impulse

Appl. Opt. 60(31), H37-H44 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimization of a DIY parallel-optical-axes profilometer for compensation of fringe divergence

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9790-9798 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Harbor-border inspection for unmanned aerial vehicle based on visible light source tracking

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9659-9667 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Angular distribution of photon density waves radiance in media with different scattering anisotropy

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9858-9865 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Radiative effects of atmospheric aerosols on the average channel capacity of free-space optical communication systems

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9957-9965 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

High-efficiency broadband polarization-independent binary fused silica gratings for large astronomical telescopes

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9925-9932 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Multipoint fiber optics refractive index sensor based on multimode interference effects

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9691-9695 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Using DFB laser self-injection locked to an optical waveguide ring resonator as a light source of Φ-OTDR

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9769-9773 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimization of the phase generated carrier demodulation algorithm based on support vector regression

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9818-9827 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Blind modulation format identification based on improved PSO clustering in a 2D Stokes plane

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9933-9942 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

High-precision two-dimensional beam steering with a 64-element optical fiber phased array

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 10002-10008 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Simple phase retrieval method based on two intensity measurements on a single plane

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9975-9980 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Simplified analytical method for an anamorphic refractive shaping system of laser beams with a large aspect ratio

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9672-9680 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface solution to correct a freeform wavefront

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9887-9891 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Mode analyzer for known optical vortices from a spatial light modulator with collinear holography

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9706-9712 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Efficient compressive holographic reconstruction based on hologram segmentation

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9844-9851 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Sub-pixel position estimation algorithm based on Gaussian fitting and sampling theorem interpolation for wafer alignment

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9607-9618 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Vectorial pupil optimization to compensate for a polarization effect at full exposure field in lithography

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9681-9690 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Binarization for low-quality ESPI fringe patterns based on preprocessing and clustering

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9866-9874 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

See-through aerial display using a dihedral corner reflector array and hologram mirrors

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9896-9905 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Partial-field illumination ophthalmoscope: improving the contrast of a camera-based retinal imager

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9951-9956 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Learning scene and blur model for active chromatic depth from defocus

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9966-9974 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Optimizing Mueller polarimetry in noisy systems through over-determination

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9594-9606 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (2)]

Underwater fuel assembly deformation measurement with multisensor dual-line structured light

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9624-9633 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Absolute measurement approach for crystal growth height based on a polarization-synchronized phase-shifting interferometer

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9721-9727 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Speckle Analyzer: open-source package in MATLAB for finding metrics of physical quantities based on laser speckle pattern analyzing

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9728-9735 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF  [Suppl. Mat. (1)]

Magnetostrictive current sensor with high sensitivity and a large linear range for the subway

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9741-9747 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Bandwidth extension method based on the field-shunting effect in a high-gain photoelectric receiver circuit

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9748-9756 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Collaborative semi-global stereo matching

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9757-9768 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Estimation of moisture migration in rammed earth based on entropy theory

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9837-9843 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Method for tilt correction of calibration lines in high-resolution spectra

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9906-9914 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Measurement of phase refractive index directly from phase distributions detected with a spectrally resolved interferometer

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 10009-10015 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Elemental image array generation algorithm with accurate depth information for integral imaging

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9875-9886 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Reconfigurable and dual-polarization Bragg grating filter with phase change materials

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9989-9993 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Beam-quality improvement with a bio-inspired sunflower array for coherent beam combining

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9713-9720 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Passively mode-locked thulium-doped fiber laser based on saturable absorption of carbon nanofibers

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9943-9950 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Side edge emission from a waveguide substrate

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9668-9671 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Surface modification and effects on tribology by laser texturing in Al2O3

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9696-9705 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Modification of surface morphology of hydrogels due to subsurface femtosecond laser micromachining

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9799-9808 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Chromatic-aberration-free multispectral optical-resolution photoacoustic microscopy using reflective optics and a supercontinuum light source

open access Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9651-9658 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Frequency-quintupled laser at 308 nm for atomic physics applications

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9915-9918 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Highly coherent and multi-octave mid-infrared supercontinuum generations in a reverse-strip AlGaAs waveguide with three zero-dispersion wavelengths

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9994-10001 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Broadband and CMOS compatible polarization splitter–rotator based on a bi-level taper

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9619-9623 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Layout optimization for flexographically printed optical networks

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9828-9836 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Editors' Pick

Development of an ultraprecision metal mirror on additively manufactured Ti-6Al-4V

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9919-9924 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Fabrication and characterization of a porous ZnO flexible UV photodetector on fiberglass and the electrode dimensions effect

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9634-9639 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Electrical crosstalk analysis in a pinned photodiode CMOS image sensor array

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9640-9650 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Ultrawide bandwidth single-mode polarization beam splitter based on dual-hollow-core antiresonant fiber

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9781-9789 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

M × N electrically controlled optofluidic matrix switch

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9981-9988 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Measuring Stokes parameters by means of unitary operations

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9852-9857 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Remote angular velocity measurement by the cascaded rotational Doppler effect

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9892-9895 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Extracting epsilon-near-zero wavelength of ultrathin plasmonic film

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9774-9779 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF

Line imaging of a terahertz zero-order Mathieu–Gauss beam

Appl. Opt. 60(31), 9736-9740 (2021)  View: HTML | PDF