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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: Ronald Driggers, St. Johns Optical Systems
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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2.5-fold increase in lens power of a KTN varifocal lens by employing an octagonal structure
We successfully improved the variable lens power range of a KTN varifocal lens by changing the lens... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4197-4201 (2015)

Subnanometer resolution displacement sensor based on a grating interferometric cavity with intensity compensation and phase modulation
A subnanometer resolution displacement sensor based on a grating interferometric cavity with intensity... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4188-4196 (2015)

Piston error calibration of zonal reconstruction for a segmented wavefront in lateral shearing interferometry
In a segmented wavefront, the piston error of each region has an influence on the continuity and accuracy of... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4180-4187 (2015)

Multiscale contrast direction adaptive image fusion technique for MWIR-LWIR image pairs and LWIR multifocus infrared images
Infrared (IR) cameras are widely used in the latest surveillance systems because spectral characteristics of... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4172-4179 (2015)

Evaluating the safe limit of large-aperture potassium dihydrogen phosphate crystals associated with transverse stimulated Raman scattering
We propose a process to evaluate the safe limit of large-aperture DKDP crystals associated with transverse... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4167-4171 (2015)

Highly sensitive refractive index sensor using a resonant grating waveguide on a metal substrate
A highly sensitive refractive index (RI) sensor using a resonant grating waveguide on a metal substrate was... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4161-4166 (2015)

Omnidirectional-view three-dimensional display based on rotating selective-diffusing screen and multiple mini-projectors
A new type of omnidirectional-view 3D display is proposed, which is composed of a rotating... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4154-4160 (2015)

Mutual constraint using partial occlusion artifact removal for computational integral imaging reconstruction
In this paper, we propose a partial occlusion removal method to obtain an artifact-free three-dimensional... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4147-4153 (2015)

Image-based displacement and rotation detection using scale invariant features for 6 degree of freedom ICF target positioning
Precise online ending supervision for target positioning plays an important role in inertial confinement... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4130-4134 (2015)

Phase-step digital holography with speckled reference beams
This paper investigates the use of speckled reference fields in phase-stepped digital holography. It... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4116-4119 (2015)

Volumetric aerial three-dimensional display based on heterogeneous imaging and image plane scanning
A volumetric display system that creates a distortion-free three-dimensional (3D) image in midair using a... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4109-4115 (2015)

Tunable second-order, birefringent interferometric filter for dynamic chirp management
A tunable second-order birefringent interferometric filter for minimizing signal degradation due to chirping... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4104-4108 (2015)

Slant edge method for point spread function estimation
The traditional edge method (TEM) is applicable only in areas whose knife edges are horizontal or vertical.... Applied Optics, Vol. 54 Issue 13, pp.4097-4103 (2015)

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Call for Papers

Correlation Optics
  • Oleg V. Angelsky (Lead), Anton Desyatnikov, Gregory J. Gbur, Steen G. Hanson, Tim Lee, Yoko Miyamoto, Herbert Schnekenburger, James Wyant
  • Submissions open: 1 October 2015; Submission deadline: 1 November 2015
Optical Design and Testing 2015
  • Yi-Chin Fang, John Koshel, Chao-Wen Liang, Jose Sasian, Yongtian Wang, Toyohiko Yatagai, James M. Zavislan
  • Submission opens: 15 March 2015; submission deadline: 15 May 2015

In Progress

Imaging Systems and Signal Recovery
  • Gisele Bennett, Christy Fernandez-Cull, David Gerwe, Michael Kriss, Edmund Lam, Zeev Zalevsky
  • In progress (no new submissions accepted)

Published

Focus on Compressive Sensing (Invited Only)
  • Joseph N. Mait, Abhijit Mahalanobis, Mark A. Neifeld, and Ravindra A. Athale
  • Published
Light and Color in the Open Air
  • Joseph A. Shaw, Raymond L. Lee, and Philip Laven
  • Published
2014 Digital Holography and 3-D Imaging
  • Yoshio Hayasaki (lead), Marc Georges, and Jung-Ping Liu
  • Published
Optical Design and Testing
  • Bob Breault, Yi-Ching Fang, John Koshel, Chao-Wen Liang, Jose Sasian, Yongtian Wang
  • Published
Advances in Lithography
  • Bruce Smith, Rongguang Liang, Andreas Erdmann, Apo Sezginer
  • Published
Laser Interaction with Materials (Invited only)
  • Claude Phipps (Lead), Willy Bohn, Thierry Sarnet
  • Published
Digital Holography and 3-D Imaging
  • Myung K. Kim, Chau-Jern Cheng, Jinwoong Kim, Wolfgang Osten, Pascal Picart, Hiroshi Yoshikawa
  • Published

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