Optical Engineering
VOL. 35 · NO. 11 | November 1996
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Articles (42)
Articles
Brian Thompson
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601040
TOPICS: Optical engineering, Quality measurement
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601044
TOPICS: Mirrors, Electrodes, Zernike polynomials, Monochromatic aberrations, Optical engineering, Atmospheric optics, Adaptive optics, Actuators, Ceramics, Glasses
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601045
TOPICS: LIDAR, Wind measurement, Sensors, Backscatter, Doppler effect, In situ metrology, Environmental sensing, Signal to noise ratio, Atmospheric sensing, Optical engineering
Poul Nielsen, Fred Reinholz, Paul Charette
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601046
TOPICS: Microscopes, Polarization, Confocal microscopy, Dielectric polarization, Wave plates, Crystals, Objectives, Optical fibers, Mirrors, Modulation
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601048
TOPICS: Waveguides, Silicon, Interfaces, Integrated optics, Sensors, Diffraction gratings, Optical engineering, Semiconductors, Refractive index, Physics
Ming Li, Stephen Sheard
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601047
TOPICS: Waveguides, Teeth, Photoresist materials, Metals, Infrared cameras, Reactive ion etching, Etching, Image processing, Cameras, Silicon
Xianxin Zhong, Guixiong Liu, Jian Li, Kai Li
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601049
TOPICS: Sensors, Receivers, Signal attenuation, Fiber optics sensors, Transmitters, Optoelectronics, Optical fibers, Head, Network security, Error analysis
Yoshihisa Warashina, Takashi Iida, Tsuyoshi Ikeya, Mikio Kyomasu
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601050
TOPICS: Zirconium dioxide, GRIN lenses, Metals, Reliability, Connectors, Polymers, Liquids, Crystals, Liquid crystals, Telecommunications
Yingjun Pan, Yuan Gu, Shanglian Huang
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601051
TOPICS: Polarization, Birefringence, Feedback loops, Polarization control, Single mode fibers, Optical fibers, Optical engineering, Optical spheres, Telecommunications, Control systems
Chuan Tjin, Seng Lee Ng, Kian Soo
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601078
TOPICS: Doppler effect, Reflectivity, In vivo imaging, Fiber optics, Optical fibers, Blood circulation, Surface finishing, Particles, Fiber optics tests, Polishing
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601052
TOPICS: Optical fibers, Cladding, Absorption, Fiber lasers, Signal attenuation, Sodium, Geometrical optics, Neodymium, Interfaces, Light wave propagation
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601053
TOPICS: Motion measurement, High speed cameras, Calibration, Lenses, Imaging systems, Optical engineering, Metrology, Kinematics, Fringe analysis, Analytical research
Warren Jasper, Stephen Garnier, Harsh Potlapalli
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601054
TOPICS: Wavelets, Defect detection, Wavelet transforms, Electronic filtering, Digital filtering, Optical engineering, Composites, Inspection, Linear filtering, Statistical analysis
Jianming Hu, Hong Yan
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601055
TOPICS: Optical character recognition, Detection and tracking algorithms, Image segmentation, Prototyping, Optical engineering, Reliability, Binary data, Image processing algorithms and systems, Hough transforms, Electrical engineering
Graham Watson, Sharon Watson
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601056
TOPICS: Target detection, Wavelets, Fractal analysis, Data modeling, Statistical analysis, Statistical modeling, Image processing, Wavelet transforms, Signal to noise ratio, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601039
TOPICS: Image filtering, Stereolithography, Image segmentation, Optical filters, Mathematical morphology, Image enhancement, Optical engineering, Sensors, Nonlinear filtering, Image processing
Lois Hoffer, Franco Francini, Bruno Tiribilli, Giuseppe Longobardi
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601057
TOPICS: Neurons, Neural networks, Fourier transforms, Network architectures, Optical engineering, Spatial frequencies, Optical components, Mirrors, CCD cameras, Electronics
Hyun-Soo Kang, Seong-Dae Kim
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601058
TOPICS: Fractal analysis, Image compression, Image processing, Computer programming, Image quality, Optical engineering, Image resolution, Statistical analysis, Computer simulations, Raster graphics
Peter Schenck, John Hastie, Albert Paul, David Bonnell
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601042
TOPICS: Pulsed laser operation, Pulsed laser deposition, Thin films, Systems modeling, Imaging systems, Aluminum nitride, Optical engineering, Diagnostics, Plasma, Ferroelectric materials
Michael Chang, M. Ibrahim Sezan, A. Murat Tekalp, Michel Berg
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601059
TOPICS: Image segmentation, Magnetic resonance imaging, Tissues, Brain, 3D modeling, 3D image processing, Data modeling, Neuroimaging, Optical engineering, Cerebral cortex
Paul Khvorostov, Michael Braun, Colin Poon
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601060
TOPICS: Sensors, Signal to noise ratio, Edge detection, Distance measurement, Detection and tracking algorithms, Optical engineering, Convolution, Applied physics, Optimization (mathematics), Image quality
Ching-Wen Yang, Pau-Choo Chung, Chein-I Chang
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601061
TOPICS: Quantization, Optical engineering, Probability theory, Image quality, Image segmentation, Image processing, Algorithm development, Tolerancing, Electrical engineering, Computer science
Shen-en Qian, Allan Hollinger, Daniel Williams, Davinder Manak
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601062
TOPICS: Binary data, Data compression, Image compression, 3D image processing, Hyperspectral imaging, Quantization, Distortion, Image segmentation, Spectrometers, Optical engineering
Yong-Kwan Kim, Rin Kim, Sang Uk Lee
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601063
TOPICS: Image compression, 3D image processing, Wavelets, Optical engineering, Computer programming, Distortion, Image quality, Distance measurement, Instrumentation engineering, Quantization
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601064
TOPICS: Spherical lenses, Monochromatic aberrations, Mirrors, Optical spheres, Fizeau interferometers, Wavefronts, Wavefront aberrations, Collimators, Optical engineering, Optical testing
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601065
TOPICS: Interferometry, Optical testing, Fizeau interferometers, Applied physics, Mirrors, Sensors, Spatial frequencies
Stephen Granade, Thomas Drueding
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601066
TOPICS: Ion beams, Convolution, Ions, Physics, Aerospace engineering, Statistical modeling, Mechanical engineering, Optical components, Point spread functions, Gaussian beams
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601067
TOPICS: LIDAR, Semiconductor lasers, Radar, Frequency modulation, Fermium, Target detection, Ranging, Modulation, Signal processing, Signal detection
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601068
TOPICS: LIDAR, Fiber optics, Signal attenuation, Sensors, Relays, Signal to noise ratio, Semiconductor lasers, Optical design, Pulsed laser operation, Transceivers
Fred Dickey, Scott Holswade
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601069
TOPICS: Gaussian beams, Chemical elements, Beam shaping, Optical components, Telescopes, Optical design, Optical engineering, Fourier transforms, Diffraction, Cameras
Nicholas Paulter
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601070
TOPICS: Oscilloscopes, Laser systems engineering, Pulsed laser operation, Photoresistors, Gallium arsenide, Semiconductor lasers, Picosecond phenomena, Photons, Fiber lasers, Signal to noise ratio
Yong-Jing Wang, Zhuanyun Guo, Zhi-Guo Meng, YanXin Zhang, Teiqun Zhang, Shaozhen Xiong
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601071
TOPICS: Liquid crystals, Light valves, Amorphous silicon, Neural networks, Aluminum, Modulation, Very large scale integration, Signal detection, Spatial light modulators, Light sources
Mary Fitzgerald, Richard Swing
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601079
TOPICS: Calibration, Digital video discs, Densitometry, Tablets, Data conversion, Forensic science, Photography, Scattering, Absorbance, Optical engineering
Ranjani Parthasarathi, Ashok Jhunjhunwala
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601072
TOPICS: Optical components, Computer aided design, Symbolic substitution, Clocks, Optical design, Optical engineering, Binary data, Computer simulations, Image processing, Passive elements
Reinhard Voelkel, Hans Peter Herzig, Philippe Nussbaum, Rene Daendliker, William Hugle
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601080
TOPICS: Imaging systems, Microlens array, Lithography, Image resolution, Microlens, Wavefronts, Printing, Imaging arrays, Optical lithography, Modulation transfer functions
Ernst Polnau, Hans Lochbihler
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601073
TOPICS: Modulation, Refractive index, Modulators, Photoelastic modulators, Optical components, Optical amplifiers, Polarization, Oscilloscopes, Dielectrics, Dielectric polarization
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601074
TOPICS: Wave plates, Calcite, Birefringence, Quartz, Sapphire, Mica, Applied physics, Polarization, Sodium, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601075
TOPICS: Monochromatic aberrations, Telescopes, Mirrors, Reflectors, Geometrical optics, Optical engineering, Optical instrument design, Ray tracing, Ferroelectric materials, Active optics
Leonardo Placentino, Emanuele Pace, Giampiero Naletto, Giuseppe Tondello
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601076
TOPICS: Luminescence, Glasses, Scintillators, Sensors, Ultraviolet radiation, Vacuum ultraviolet, Photodiodes, Calibration, Monochromators, Lamps
Mau-Shiun Yeh, Shin-Guo Shiue, Mao-Hong Lu
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601077
TOPICS: Zoom lenses, Lenses, Lutetium, Optical engineering, Electro optical systems, Roads, Analytical research, Electro-optical engineering, Tantalum, Chemical elements
Opt. Eng. 35(11), (1 November 1996) doi:10.1117/1.601043
TOPICS: Laser spectroscopy, Turbulence, Adaptive optics, Spectroscopy, Astronomy, Speckle imaging, Imaging systems, Chemical species, Spectroscopes, Tunable lasers
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