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Journal of the Optical Society of America A

Journal of the Optical Society of America A

| OPTICS, IMAGE SCIENCE, AND VISION

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The Journal of the Optical Society of America A (JOSA A) is devoted to developments in any field of classical optics, image science, and vision. JOSA A includes original peer-reviewed papers on such topics as atmospheric optics, clinical vision, coherence and statistical optics, color, image processing, machine vision, scattering, and visual optics.

Editor-in-Chief: Franco Gori, Universita degli Studi Roma Tre
ISSN: 1084-7529 | eISSN: 1520-8532
Frequency: Rapid article-at-a-time publication; Monthly issues
2013 Impact Factor: 1.448

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Visual appearance measurement of surfaces containing pearl flakes
The color, gloss, and texture (i.e., pearliness) of 15 glossy samples containing pearl flakes were... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.934-942 (2015)

Zernike expansion of pupil filters: optimization of the signal concentration factor
Amplitude pupil filters for optimizing the signal concentration factor for a point spread function of given... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.928-933 (2015)

Visibility of sparkle in metallic paints
For suitable illumination and observation conditions, sparkles may be observed in metallic coatings. The... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.921-927 (2015)

Experimental demonstration of ghost imaging with an electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model beam
Recently, there has been a controversy about the dependence of the visibility of the ghost image on the... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.910-920 (2015)

Recovering Euclidean structure by conics and spheres: application to camera calibration
A novel method of two-dimensional Euclidean structure recovery in one view from the projections of N parallel... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.902-909 (2015)

Statistical properties of a partially coherent cylindrical vector beam in oceanic turbulence
Propagation of a partially coherent cylindrical vector Laguerre–Gaussian (PCCVLG) beam passing through... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.894-901 (2015)

Contrast enhancement for images in turbid water
Absorption, scattering, and color distortion are three major degradation factors in underwater optical... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.886-893 (2015)

Laguerre–Gaussian functions and generalized formulation of electromagnetic Gaussian Schell-model sources
Fourier transform of the combination of Gaussian function and power functions of even exponents... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.877-885 (2015)

Nondiffracting chirped Bessel waves in optical antiguides
Chirped Bessel waves are introduced as stable (nondiffracting) solutions of the paraxial wave equation in... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.867-876 (2015)

Optical methods for blood perfusion measurement—theoretical comparison among four different modalities
Blood perfusion in human tissue can be measured in vivo by means of various optical methods, which seem to be... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.860-866 (2015)

Linear astigmatism of confocal off-axis reflective imaging systems with N-conic mirrors and its elimination
Linear astigmatism of plane-symmetric confocal off-axis reflective imaging systems with an arbitrary number... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.852-859 (2015)

Approximate analytical solution for waveguide excitation of a plane dielectric layer by a Gaussian beam at frustrated total internal reflection
We present an approximate 2D asymptotic analytic theory of light field excitation in a plane thin dielectric... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.843-851 (2015)

Evolution of phase singularities of vortex beams propagating in atmospheric turbulence
Optical vortex beams propagating through atmospheric turbulence are studied by numerical modeling, and the... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 5, pp.837-842 (2015)

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