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Applied Optics

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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Analysis of four-dimensional Mie imaging using fiber-based endoscopes
This work reports the demonstration and analysis of four-dimensional (4D) imaging measurements in two-phase... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6389-6398 (2014)

Highly sensitive curvature sensor based on a multicladding fiber sandwiched dual no-core fibers structure
In this paper, we present a simple, compact, and highly sensitive optical fiber curvature sensor. It consists... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6382-6388 (2014)

Analyzing the effect of synthetic scene resolution, sampling interval, and signal-to-noise ratio on hyperspectral imaging sensor simulations
Sensor simulation modeling is an important tool for the design of new earth imaging systems. As the input of... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6375-6381 (2014)

Continuous-wave single-frequency laser with dual wavelength at 1064 and 532  nm
A continuous-wave high-power single-frequency laser with dual-wavelength output at 1064 and 532 nm is... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6371-6374 (2014)

Wavefront aberrations of x-ray dynamical diffraction beams
The effects of dynamical diffraction in x-ray diffractive optics with large numerical aperture render the... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6362-6370 (2014)

Flame spectra-temperature estimation based on a color imaging camera and a spectral reconstruction technique
In this paper a low-cost, practical pixel-based flame spectrum and temperature estimation system based on... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6351-6361 (2014)

Plasmon waveguide resonance sensor using an Au–MgF2 structure
We report an Au−MgF2 plasmon waveguide resonance (PWR) sensor in this work. The... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6344-6350 (2014)

Super resolved passive imaging of remote moving object on top of sparse unknown background
A new passive method for improving the contour resolution of a moving object and overcoming the diffraction... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6340-6343 (2014)

Control of mid-spatial frequency errors considering the pad groove feature in smoothing polishing process
Mid-spatial frequency error (MSFR) should be strictly controlled in modern optical systems. As an effective... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6332-6339 (2014)

Measurement of surface roughness of thin films by a hybrid interference microscope with different phase algorithms
We propose a hybrid and flexible interference microscope combined with different phase algorithms to measure... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 29, pp.H213-H219 (2014)

Methods of solving aspheric singlets and cemented doublets with given primary aberrations
Purely algebraic algorithms are proposed for solving aspheric singlets and cemented doublets with desired... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 29, pp.H202-H212 (2014)

Precision alignment of integrated optics in hybrid microsystems
We achieve submicrometer precision in the integration of micro-optics with surface electrode ion traps. The... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6324-6331 (2014)

Analysis of the visual artifact in range-gated active imaging, especially in burst mode
After the demonstration of the occurrence of visual artifacts with an active imaging system in burst mode in... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6317-6323 (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
2014 Digital Holography and 3-D Imaging
  • Yoshio Hayasaki (lead), Marc Georges, Jung-Ping Liu, David D. Nolte
  • Submissions Open: 1 August 2014; Submission Deadline: 10 September 2014

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Light and Color in the Open Air
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  • Claude Phipps (Lead), Willy Bohn, Thierry Sarnet
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Digital Holography and 3-D Imaging
  • Myung K. Kim, Chau-Jern Cheng, Jinwoong Kim, Wolfgang Osten, Pascal Picart, Hiroshi Yoshikawa
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  • Liang-Chy Chien, Vladimir G. Chigrinov, Andy Y.-G. Fuh, Yi-Pai Huang, Iam Choon Khoo, Tsung-Hsien Lin, Arokia Nathan, Tsung-Hsun Yang
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  • Gisele Bennett
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Imaging Systems and Applications
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