optical engineering
VOL. 36 · NO. 12 | December 1997
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Articles (38)
Articles
Brian Thompson
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601306
TOPICS: Optical engineering, Optics, Optical communications, Communication engineering, Integrated optics
Kenichi Ozawa, Nobuhiko Koga, Nobuo Sugimoto, Yasunori Saito, Akio Nomura, Tetsuo Aoki, Toshikasu Itabe, Hiroo Kunimori
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601595
TOPICS: Gas lasers, Carbon monoxide, Laser systems engineering, Satellites, Absorption, Telescopes, Cameras, Retroreflectors, Sensors, Earth's atmosphere
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601307
TOPICS: Adaptive optics, Signal to noise ratio, Photodetectors, Diffraction, Acousto-optics, Laser beam diagnostics, Acoustics, Phased arrays, Radar, Mirrors
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601564
TOPICS: Phased arrays, Radar, Bragg cells, Acousto-optics, Laser beam diagnostics, Phase shifts, Adaptive optics, Acoustics, Photodetectors, Mirrors
Robert Marks, Effim Bassis, Alexei Bychenko, Myron Levine
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601560
TOPICS: Optical fibers, Chemiluminescence, Refraction, Photodetectors, Photomultipliers, Sodium, Dielectrics, Silica, Sensors, Solids
Mon-Ching Huang, Chang-Biau Yang
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601565
TOPICS: Distortion, Image compression, Quantization, Algorithm development, Computer programming, Image quality, Optical engineering, Algorithms, Data compression, Medical imaging
Shiuh-Ku Weng, Chung-Ming Kuo, Chaur-Heh Hsieh
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601566
TOPICS: Motion estimation, Filtering (signal processing), Motion models, Autoregressive models, Motion measurement, Electronic filtering, Image compression, Algorithm development, Error analysis, Optical engineering
Shouji Harada, Yukihiro Itoh, Hiromasa Nakatani
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601567
TOPICS: Image retrieval, Human-machine interfaces, Databases, Image analysis, Feature extraction, Optical engineering, Data analysis, Failure analysis, RGB color model, Computing systems
Ron Haff, Thomas Schatzki
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601568
TOPICS: Sensors, X-rays, Photodiodes, Signal detection, X-ray imaging, Diodes, Image restoration, X-ray detectors, Detector arrays, Scattering
Hau-San Wong, Ling Guan
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601569
TOPICS: Image restoration, Neurons, Model-based design, Neural networks, Image quality, Image segmentation, Image filtering, Image processing, Optical engineering, Nonlinear filtering
Seung-Woo Kim, SangYoon Lee, Dong-Seon Yoon
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601570
TOPICS: Inspection, Fourier optics, Machine vision, Photomasks, Spatial filters, Image processing, Optical inspection, Signal to noise ratio, Defect detection, Image filtering
Beny Cohen, Vadim Avrin, Moshe Belitsky, Its'hak Dinstein
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601592
TOPICS: Image restoration, Image quality, Turbulence, Point spread functions, Video, Signal to noise ratio, Image processing, Filtering (signal processing), Modulation transfer functions, Image filtering
Hong Zhang, Michael Lalor, David Burton
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601562
TOPICS: Collimation, Fringe analysis, Interferometers, CCD cameras, Shearing interferometers, Wavefronts, Frame grabbers, Interferometry, Refractive index, Helium neon lasers
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601590
TOPICS: Holography, Interferometry, Holographic interferometry, Speckle interferometry, Speckle pattern, Holograms, Wavefronts, Speckle, CCD cameras, Photography
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601591
TOPICS: Interferometers, Distortion, Phase shift keying, Wavefronts, Phase modulation, Modulators, Imaging systems, Mach-Zehnder interferometers, Prisms, Liquid crystals
John Gilbert, Robert Shepherd, Helen Cole, Paul Ashley
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601571
TOPICS: Diffraction gratings, Mirrors, Diffraction, Interferometry, Wavefronts, Fringe analysis, Optical testing, Optical components, Reflectivity, Optical design
LiJiang Zeng, Hao Liu, Hirokazu Matsumoto, Keiji Kawachi
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601572
TOPICS: Sensors, Position sensors, Collimation, Ferroelectric materials, Calibration, Motion measurement, Mirrors, Optical engineering, Acousto-optics, Scanners
Ichiro Fujima, Katuo Seta, Hirokazu Matsumoto, Hisashi Yoshida
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601573
TOPICS: Modulation, Waveguides, Phase measurement, Optical modulators, Phase shift keying, Modulators, Interferometers, Prisms, Distance measurement, Helium neon lasers
Neville Lee, Yimin Cai, Alfred Wong, Ajay Joneja
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601574
TOPICS: Sensors, Signal detection, Prisms, Interference (communication), Laser stabilization, Interferometers, Optical resolution, Light sources and illumination, Curtains, Signal to noise ratio
Wei Gao, Satoshi Kiyono
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601563
TOPICS: Calibration, Mirrors, Modulation, Semiconductor lasers, Sensors, Objectives, Optical engineering, Beam splitters, Demodulation, Single mode fibers
Wenwei Mao
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601575
TOPICS: Prisms, Optics manufacturing, Phase modulation, Geometrical optics, Manufacturing, Error analysis, Optical engineering, Precision measurement, Ray tracing, Image acquisition
Robert Windecker, Matthias Fleischer, Hans Tiziani
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601576
TOPICS: Microscopes, Fringe analysis, Optical inspection, Binary data, 3D metrology, Phase shifts, Data acquisition, Zoom lenses, CCD cameras, Distortion
Nong Sang, Tianxu Zhang
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601577
TOPICS: Neural networks, Neurons, Optical engineering, Image processing, Parallel computing, Data processing, Computer simulations, Image segmentation, Process modeling, Computing systems
Xuejun Zhang, Jingchi Yu, Zhongyu Zhang, Quandou Wang, Weiping Zheng
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601578
TOPICS: Surface finishing, Polishing, Error analysis, Mirrors, Zernike polynomials, Wavefronts, Interferometers, Optical fabrication, Spherical lenses, Spatial frequencies
Si Zheng, Yueming Li
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601593
TOPICS: Waveguides, Time division multiplexing, Switches, Array processing, Lithium, Optical engineering, Head, Clocks, Picosecond phenomena, Computer science
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601579
TOPICS: Imaging systems, Aspheric lenses, Mirrors, Image quality standards, Optical design, Cameras, Image quality, Lithography, Reflectivity, Superposition
Gilles Roy, Luc Bissonnette, Christian Bastille, Gilles Vallee
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601594
TOPICS: LIDAR, Particles, Clouds, Scattering, Geometrical optics, Multiple scattering, Diffraction, Aerosols, Atmospheric particles, Optical engineering
Carl-Gustaf Ribbing, Oerjan Staaf, Stefan Andersson
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601580
TOPICS: Temperature metrology, Radiometry, Reflectivity, Sensors, Black bodies, Atmospheric modeling, Ceramics, Beryllium, Oxides, Data modeling
Steven Miller
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601581
TOPICS: Diffusion, Tissues, Monte Carlo methods, Light scattering, Scattering, Biomedical optics, Blood, Tissue optics, Laser scattering, Liver
Rung-Ywan Tsai, Sen Shiau, Chii Lee, Fang Ho, Mu-Yi Hua
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601582
TOPICS: Ions, Refractive index, Optical filters, Glasses, Temperature metrology, Crystals, Thin films, Transmission electron microscopy, Transmittance, Diffraction
Sung Pan, Rae-Hong Park
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601583
TOPICS: Computer architecture, Clocks, Optical engineering, Radon, Very large scale integration, Image compression, Digital signal processing, Electronics engineering, Televisions, Fourier transforms
Mark Bethea, James Lock, Francis Merat, Paul Crouser
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601584
TOPICS: Cameras, Calibration, Particles, Stereoscopic cameras, 3D modeling, 3D image processing, Quantization, Velocimetry, Error analysis, Imaging systems
Jianchao Zeng, Yue Wang, Matthew Freedman, Seong Mun
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601585
TOPICS: Breast, Feature extraction, Visualization, Prototyping, Cameras, Optical tracking, Breast cancer, Imaging systems, RGB color model, Tumors
Steve Roach, Michael Magee
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601586
TOPICS: Cameras, Imaging systems, Computing systems, Robotic systems, Detection and tracking algorithms, Systems modeling, Distance measurement, 3D modeling, Feature extraction, Calibration
Cheol Cho, Seok-Woon Ha, Jae-Chang Kim, Tae-Hoon Yoon, Ki Nam
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601588
TOPICS: Wavelet transforms, Optoelectronics, Wavelets, Diffusion, Signal analysis, Point spread functions
M. Mashayekhi, Tahar Touam, Wei Wang, Ezio Berolo, S. Iraj Najafi
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601589
TOPICS: Waveguides, Refractive index, Modulators, Silver, Potassium, Optical fibers, Glasses, Semiconductors, Optical semiconductors, Integrated optics
Hirotoshi Nagata, Toshinari Kitanobo, Kaori Shima, Masaru Shiroishi
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601587
TOPICS: Waveguides, Modulators, Refractive index, Silver, Potassium, Optical fibers, Glasses, Semiconductors, Integrated optics, Process control
David Roessler
Opt. Eng. 36(12), (1 December 1997) doi:10.1117/1.601561
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