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Applied Optics

Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN 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
2012 Impact Factor: 1.689

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Reference-free beam-sampling system for freeform surface measurements
Freeform optical elements have wide applications in optics, manufacturing, and precision industries. Due to... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 29, pp.H20-H26 (2014)

Determination of absorption coefficient based on laser beam thermal blooming in gas-filled tube
Thermal blooming of a laser beam propagating in a gas-filled tube is investigated both analytically and... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 22, pp.5016-5023 (2014)

Numerical simulator of atmospherically distorted phase screen for multibeam time-dependent scenario
A numerical simulator of a turbulence phase screen based on turbulence power spectrum density is described in... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 22, pp.5008-5015 (2014)

Optical flux partition method for high uniformity illumination of a refractive lens
A design strategy for refractive lenses is presented that offers both high uniformity illumination and good... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 29, pp.H14-H19 (2014)

Encryption and volumetric 3D object reconstruction using multispectral computational integral imaging
This paper presents a new method for three-dimensional (3D) scene acquisition via reconstruction with... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 27, pp.G25-G32 (2014)

Developing on-machine 3D profile measurement for deterministic fabrication of aspheric mirrors
Three-dimensional profile measurement is perceived as an indispensable process for deterministic fabrication... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 22, pp.4997-5007 (2014)

Analysis on preferential free running laser wavelength and performance modeling of Tm3+-doped YAP and YLF
The preferential free running laser wavelength at room temperature for different axes cuts of... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 22, pp.4987-4996 (2014)

Optics and Photonics of Taiwan International Conference: Introduction by the feature editors
This Applied Optics feature issue is dedicated to the Optics and Photonics of Taiwan International Conference... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 22, pp.DT1-DT5 (2014)

In situ calibration of tunable filters: Lyot and Michelson
Solar imaging optical filter technology has progressed significantly over the past 75 years, and the ability... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 22, pp.4978-4986 (2014)

High-power single-frequency 1014.8  nm Yb-doped fiber amplifier working at room temperature
A single-frequency 1014.8 nm Yb-doped fiber amplifier working at room temperature was investigated in... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 22, pp.4972-4977 (2014)

Passively Q-switched 2  μm Tm:YAP laser based on graphene saturable absorber mirror
Using high-quality single-layer graphene as a saturable absorber, Tm:YAlO3 (Tm:YAP) crystal as the... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 22, pp.4968-4971 (2014)

Paraxial analysis of double-sided telecentric zoom lenses with three components
A general method for the calculation of paraxial design parameters of a double-sided telecentric zoom lens... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 22, pp.4957-4967 (2014)

Compensation of high-order misalignment aberrations in cylindrical interferometry
Interferometry with a null corrector can be used to test cylindrical surfaces. The requirement for accurate... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 22, pp.4947-4956 (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
Light and Color in the Open Air
  • Joseph A. Shaw (Lead), Raymond L. Lee, Jr., Philip Laven
  • Submission Opens: 15 July 2014; Submission Deadline: 1 September 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: 1 September 2014
Advances in Lithography
  • Bruce Smith, Rongguang Liang
  • Submission Opens: 1 June 2014; Submission Deadline: 1 August 2014

In Progress

Optical Design and Testing
  • Bob Breault, Yi-Ching Fang, John Koshel, Chao-Wen Liang, Jose Sasian, Yongtian Wang
  • 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)
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
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)

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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