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Journal of the Optical Society of America A

Journal of the Optical Society of America A



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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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Internal energy flows of coma-affected singular beams in low-numerical-aperture systems
The circulating phase gradient component of a singular beam gets modified when focused by a... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.514-521 (2015)

Analytical models for electrically thin flat lenses and reflectors
This work presents analytical models for two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) electrically thin... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.507-513 (2015)

Performance analysis of cone detection algorithms
Many algorithms have been proposed to help clinicians evaluate cone density and spacing, as these may be... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 4, pp.497-506 (2015)

Ellipse fitting for interferometry. Part 3: dynamic method
We describe a dynamically based method for fitting an ellipse to noisy data, which has for interferometric... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 3, pp.491-496 (2015)

Modeling of optical wireless scattering communication channels over broad spectra
The air molecules and suspended aerosols help to build non-line-of-sight (NLOS) optical scattering... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 3, pp.486-490 (2015)

High-resolution ghost imaging experiments with cosh-Gaussian modulated incoherent sources
We experimentally demonstrate that ghost imaging (GI) quality can be significantly improved by modulating the... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 3, pp.482-485 (2015)

Direct stigmatic imaging with curved surfaces
We study the possibilities of direct (using one intersection with each light ray) stigmatic imaging with a... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 3, pp.478-481 (2015)

Time-domain solution to the radiative transfer equation in an infinite turbid medium with linearly anisotropic scattering
A time-dependent solution of the transport equation with an instantaneous point source is considered by the... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 3, pp.471-477 (2015)

Variant of the region-scalable fitting energy for image segmentation
This paper presents a variant of the level set function based on region-scalable fitting (RSF) model for... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 3, pp.463-470 (2015)

Phase retrieval of reflection and transmission coefficients from Kramers–Kronig relations
Analytic and passivity properties of reflection and transmission coefficients of thin-film multilayered... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 3, pp.456-462 (2015)

Correlation between the phase and the log-amplitude of a wave through vertical atmospheric propagation
Expressions of the correlation between the log-amplitude and the phase of a wavefront propagating through... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 3, pp.447-455 (2015)

Intensity-symmetric Airy beams
Theoretical, numerical, and experimental research on a novel family of Airy beams in rectangular coordinates... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 3, pp.443-446 (2015)

Thermal-to-visible face recognition using partial least squares
Although visible face recognition has been an active area of research for several decades, cross-modal face... JOSA A, Vol. 32 Issue 3, pp.431-442 (2015)


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Photonic Metamaterials: from Random to Periodic
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