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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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Fano resonance properties of gold nanocrescent arrays
The Fano resonance induced by symmetry breaking could improve the sensitivity of localized surface plasmon... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6431-6434 (2014)

Dependence of integrated acousto-optical devices with one and two modulated arms on the static phase difference
In this paper, we develop an analytical model of an integrated acousto-optical (AO) device with arms... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6427-6430 (2014)

Propagation characteristics of a focused laser beam in a strontium barium niobate photorefractive crystal under reverse external electric field
The propagation characteristics of a focused laser beam in a SBN:75 photorefractive crystal strongly depend... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6422-6426 (2014)

Noise figure of microwave photonic links operating under large-signal modulation and its application to optoelectronic oscillators
The noise performance of intensity-modulation direct-detection microwave photonic links (MWPL) operating... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6414-6421 (2014)

240  W high-average-power square-shaped nanosecond all-fiber-integrated laser with near diffraction-limited beam quality
We report an all-fiber-integrated high-average-power square-shaped nanosecond pulse laser operating at... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6409-6413 (2014)

Research on remote sensing of broadband absorbers by using near-infrared diode lasers
This paper reports the development of an experimental technique for optical remote sensing of broadband... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 28, pp.6399-6408 (2014)

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)

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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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  • Bruce Smith, Rongguang Liang
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Laser Interaction with Materials (Invited only)
  • 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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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
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  • Gisele Bennett
  • Published
Imaging Systems and Applications
  • Francisco Imai, Torbjørn Skauli, Shoji Tomianga, Dale C. Linne von berg, Zeev Zalevsky
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