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Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

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About the Journal

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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Naked eye visibility of Sirius in broad daylight
Sirius was spotted with the naked eye at broad daylight by looking along the finder of a 1 m telescope... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 4, pp.B1-B7 (2015)

Effects of azimuthal angles on laser interference lithography
This paper discusses the effects of azimuthal angles on two-, three-, and four-beam laser interference. In... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6294-6301 (2014)

Fast and effective occlusion culling for 3D holographic displays by inverse orthographic projection with low angular sampling
Occlusion culling is an important process that produces correct depth cues for observers in holographic... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6287-6293 (2014)

Method to remove the effect of ambient temperature on radiometric calibration
High precision radiometric calibration is essential for infrared imaging systems, especially in scientific... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6274-6279 (2014)

Reduction of moiré for coarse integral volumetric imaging
This paper proposes two moiré reduction methods for coarse integral volumetric displays composed of... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6268-6273 (2014)

Experimental study and analytical model of deformation of magnetostrictive films as applied to mirrors for x-ray space telescopes
The desire for continuously gaining new knowledge in astronomy has pushed the frontier of engineering methods... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6256-6267 (2014)

Study of light-absorbing crystal birefringence and electrical modulation mechanisms for coupled thermal-optical effects
This paper discusses Gaussian laser transmission in double-refraction crystal whose incident light wavelength... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6243-6255 (2014)

Experimental observation of different soliton types in a net-normal group-dispersion fiber laser
Different soliton types are observed in a net-normal group-dispersion fiber laser based on nonlinear... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6237-6242 (2014)

Resolution properties of transmission-mode exponential-doping Ga0.37Al0.63As photocathodes
Using the modulation transfer function obtained by establishing and solving the two-dimensional continuity... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6230-6236 (2014)

Differential signal-assisted method for adaptive analysis of fringe pattern
In dynamic 3D measurements, the recovering carrier signal as well as phase retrieval are important issues for... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6222-6229 (2014)

Absolute measurement of hyperspectral and angular reflection
A new instrument for absolute measurement of hyperspectral and angular reflection is presented. The... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6216-6221 (2014)

Maximum reflectance difference for incident p- and s-polarized light at air–dielectric interfaces
New features related to the reflection of p- and s-polarized light at optically isotropic... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.6212-6215 (2014)

Simulation and comparison of the illuminance, uniformity, and efficiency of different forms of lighting used in basketball court illumination
We simulate and compare the illuminance, uniformity, and efficiency of metal-halide lamps, white LED light... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 29, pp.H186-H194 (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
  • Joseph A. Shaw (Lead), Raymond L. Lee, Jr., Philip Laven
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)
Optical Design and Testing
  • Bob Breault, Yi-Ching Fang, John Koshel, Chao-Wen Liang, Jose Sasian, Yongtian Wang
  • 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)
Digital Holography and 3-D Imaging
  • Myung K. Kim, Chau-Jern Cheng, Jinwoong Kim, Wolfgang Osten, Pascal Picart, Hiroshi Yoshikawa
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)

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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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