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Applied Optics



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A highly regarded, premium quality must read for everyone in the optics field that offers applications-centered research in optics, photonics, imaging, and sensing. Topics germane to the journal include optical technology, lasers, photonics, environmental optics, and information processing.

Editor-in-Chief: Joseph N. Mait, US Army Research Laboratory
ISSN: 1559-128X | eISSN: 2155-3165
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication; 3 issues per month
2013 Impact Factor: 1.649

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Triangular-core large-mode-area photonic crystal fiber with low bending loss for high power applications
A triangular-core large-mode-area photonic crystal fiber structure has been designed with lower bending loss.... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7246-7251 (2014)

Injection seeded single-frequency pulsed Nd:YAG laser resonated by an intracavity phase modulator
A reliable single frequency Q-switched Nd:YAG laser is developed by using a lithium niobate crystal as the... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7241-7245 (2014)

Gold crescent nanodisk array for nanoantenna-enhanced sensing in subwavelength areas
Benefitting from the antenna effect and localized surface plasmon resonance (LSPR), a metal nanoparticle with... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7236-7240 (2014)

Determination of birefringence and slow axis distribution using an interferometric measurement system with liquid crystal phase shifter
It is known that liquid crystal (LC) cells are useful as compact and easy-to-handle phase shifters that are... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7230-7235 (2014)

Convergence of Mie theory series: criteria for far-field and near-field properties
We investigate the convergence of the series arising in Mie theory for the solution of electromagnetic... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7224-7229 (2014)

Influence law of structural characteristics on the surface roughness of a magnetorheological-finished KDP crystal
A new nonaqueous and abrasive-free magnetorheological finishing (MRF) method is adopted for processing... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7215-7223 (2014)

X-ray optics of gold nanoparticles
Gold nanoparticles have been investigated as contrast agents for traditional x-ray medical procedures,... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7208-7214 (2014)

Photonic jet breakthrough for direct laser microetching using nanosecond near-infrared laser
Nanosecond near-IR lasers are commonly used for industrial laser processing. In this paper, we demonstrate... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7202-7207 (2014)

Space debris removal by ground-based lasers: main conclusions of the European project CLEANSPACE
Studies show that the number of debris in low Earth orbit is exponentially growing despite future debris... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.I45-I54 (2014)

LED dynamic electro-optical responses and light-fidelity-application optimization
Commercial light-emitting diodes (LEDs) from different manufacturers were studied by means of impedance... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7195-7201 (2014)

High-power dual-wavelength eye-safe ceramic Nd:YAG/SrWO4 Raman laser operating at 1501 and 1526  nm
By employing SrWO4 as a Raman active medium and a ceramic Nd:YAG laser operating at 1319 and... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7189-7194 (2014)

Vibrationally excited hydroxyl tagging velocimetry
A new molecular-based velocity method is developed for high-temperature flame gases based on the hydroxyl... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7182-7188 (2014)

Luminescence enhancement in nanocomposite consisting of polyvinyl alcohol incorporated gold nanoparticles and Nile blue 690 perchlorate
We have experimentally demonstrated that the emission of visible light from the polymer matrix doped with... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7177-7181 (2014)

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Call for Papers

Imaging Systems and Signal Recovery
  • Gisele Bennett, Christy Fernandez-Cull, David Gerwe, Michael Kriss, Edmund Lam, Zeev Zalevsky
  • Submission Opens: 1 November 2014; Submission Deadline: 1 December 2014

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Light and Color in the Open Air
  • Joseph A. Shaw (Lead), Raymond L. Lee, Jr., Philip Laven
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)
2014 Digital Holography and 3-D Imaging
  • Yoshio Hayasaki (lead), Marc Georges, Jung-Ping Liu, David D. Nolte
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)
Advances in Lithography
  • Bruce Smith, Rongguang Liang
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)
Laser Interaction with Materials (Invited only)
  • Claude Phipps (Lead), Willy Bohn, Thierry Sarnet
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)


Optical Design and Testing
  • Bob Breault, Yi-Ching Fang, John Koshel, Chao-Wen Liang, Jose Sasian, Yongtian Wang
  • Published
Digital Holography and 3-D Imaging
  • Myung K. Kim, Chau-Jern Cheng, Jinwoong Kim, Wolfgang Osten, Pascal Picart, Hiroshi Yoshikawa
  • Published
Display Technology
  • Liang-Chy Chien, Vladimir G. Chigrinov, Andy Y.-G. Fuh, Yi-Pai Huang, Iam Choon Khoo, Tsung-Hsien Lin, Arokia Nathan, Tsung-Hsun Yang
  • Published
Focus on Inst. Research at Georgia Tech (Invited Only)
  • Gisele Bennett
  • Published
Imaging Systems and Applications
  • Francisco Imai, Torbjørn Skauli, Shoji Tomianga, Dale C. Linne von berg, Zeev Zalevsky
  • Published

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