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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
2013 Impact Factor: 1.649

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Hard x-ray telescopes to be onboard ASTRO-H
The new Japanese x-ray astronomy satellite, ASTRO-H, will carry two identical hard x-ray telescopes (HXTs),... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 32, pp.7664-7676 (2014)

Portable optical oxygen sensor based on time-resolved fluorescence
A new, simple signal processing, low-cost technique for the fabrication of a portable oxygen sensor based on... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 32, pp.7657-7663 (2014)

Impact of CCD camera SNR on polarimetric accuracy
A comprehensive charge-coupled device (CCD) camera noise model is employed to study the impact of CCD camera... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 32, pp.7649-7656 (2014)

Feasibility study of a layer-oriented wavefront sensor for solar telescopes: reply
We appreciate the thoughtful comments by Kellerer [Appl. Opt.53, 7643 (2014)10.1364/AO.53.007643] to our... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 32, pp.7647-7648 (2014)

Feasibility study of a layer-oriented wavefront sensor for solar telescopes: comment
The future generation of telescopes will be equipped with multi-conjugate adaptive-optics (MCAO) systems in... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 32, pp.7643-7646 (2014)

Spectral characteristics of chromatic confocal imaging systems
We present signal-generation models for chromatic confocal imaging systems with illumination and detection... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 32, pp.7634-7642 (2014)

Experimental and theoretical investigations of a tunable dissipative soliton fiber laser
A tunable dissipative soliton fiber laser based on carbon nanotubes and the nonlinear polarization rotation... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 32, pp.7629-7633 (2014)

Optimization of lasing in an inverted-opal titania photonic crystal cavity as an organic solid-state dye-doped laser
Lasing performance of a dye-doped laser by encapsulating orange fluorescent dye... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 32, pp.7624-7628 (2014)

Comparison of waveguide properties and Raman spectroscopic visualization of C and O ion implantation on LaAlO3 crystals
LaAlO3 crystals were implanted by C ions and O ions at an energy of 6.0 MeV with a fluence of... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 32, pp.7619-7623 (2014)

Nodal line-scanning method for maskless optical lithography
Maskless optical lithography can improve the economics and performance of multi-patterning by eliminating... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 34, pp.J7-J18 (2014)

Correction of backscatter-induced systematic errors in ring laser gyroscopes
In ring laser gyroscopes, backscatter coupling between the counterpropagating beams leads to systematic... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7610-7618 (2014)

Multifunctional optical correlator for picosecond ultraviolet laser pulse measurement
A compact multifunctional optical correlator system for pulse width measurement of ultrashort ultraviolet... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7603-7609 (2014)

Monte Carlo modeling of polarized light propagation. Part II. Stokes versus Jones
In this second part of our comparative study inspecting the (dis)similarities between “Stokes”... Applied Optics, Vol. 53 Issue 31, pp.7586-7602 (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

In Progress

Light and Color in the Open Air
  • Joseph A. Shaw (Lead), Raymond L. Lee, Jr., Philip Laven
  • In Progress (no new submissions accepted)
2014 Digital Holography and 3-D Imaging
  • Yoshio Hayasaki (lead), Marc Georges, Jung-Ping Liu, David D. Nolte
  • 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)

Published

Optical Design and Testing
  • Bob Breault, Yi-Ching Fang, John Koshel, Chao-Wen Liang, Jose Sasian, Yongtian Wang
  • Published
Digital Holography and 3-D Imaging
  • Myung K. Kim, Chau-Jern Cheng, Jinwoong Kim, Wolfgang Osten, Pascal Picart, Hiroshi Yoshikawa
  • Published
Focus on Sandia National Laboratories (Invited Only)
  • Robert Boye
  • Published
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

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