Editorial
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 050101 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2737057
OE Letters
Guopu Zhu, Shuqun Zhang, Qingshuang Zeng, Changhong Wang
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 050501 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740762
TOPICS: Image segmentation, Binary data, Interfaces, Gaussian filters, Convolution, Magnetic resonance imaging, Optical engineering, Image processing algorithms and systems, Aerospace engineering, Computer science
Special Section on Optical Metrology in the Transportation Industry
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051001 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2737058
Tokunbo Ogundana, Charles Coggrave, Richard Burguete, Jonathan Huntley
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051002 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2739011
TOPICS: Optical spheres, Hough transforms, Clouds, Calibration, 3D image processing, Data storage, Cameras, 3D modeling, Optical engineering, Projection systems
Michael Sutton, J. H. Yan, Xiaomin Deng, C. S. Cheng, P. Zavattieri
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051003 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2741279
TOPICS: Cameras, 3D image processing, Image processing, Calibration, Digital image correlation, Sensors, 3D metrology, Imaging systems, Optical engineering, Aluminum
Thorsten Siebert, Thomas Becker, Karsten Splitthof, Isabell Neumann, René Krupka
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051004 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2741217
TOPICS: Error analysis, Digital image correlation, Cameras, Calibration, Imaging systems, Optical engineering, 3D image processing, Distortion, Optical spheres, 3D image reconstruction
Hseng Ji Huang, Anthony Waas
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051005 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2739610
TOPICS: Speckle, Optical engineering, Fourier transforms, Algorithm development, Speckle pattern, CCD cameras, Image analysis, Data acquisition, Composites, Resolution enhancement technologies
Guobiao Yang, Kui Wu
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051006 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2741215
TOPICS: Digital image correlation, Digital imaging, Charge-coupled devices, Optical engineering, Distortion, Microscopes, Optical components, Optical systems, Speckle, Diffraction
Y.Y. Hung, Nelson Ng, Rolly Ng, Steven Shepard, YuLin Hou, James Lhota
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051007 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2741277
TOPICS: Shearography, Thermography, Adhesives, Aluminum, Inspection, Nondestructive evaluation, Fringe analysis, Optical engineering, Interfaces, Cameras
Steven Shepard, Julin Hou, James Lhota, Joe Golden
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051008 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2741274
TOPICS: Thermography, Inspection, Diffusion, Interfaces, Nondestructive evaluation, Optical engineering, Manufacturing, Thermal modeling, Signal processing, Visualization
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051009 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740749
TOPICS: Nondestructive evaluation, Phase shifts, Speckle, Mirrors, Polymethylmethacrylate, Speckle pattern, Surface plasmons, Charge-coupled devices, Interferometry, Shearography
Steve Watkins, James Fonda, Antonio Nanni
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051010 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740758
TOPICS: Sensors, Bridges, Fiber reinforced polymers, Finite element methods, Sensor networks, Fiber optics sensors, Lawrencium, Optical engineering, Resistance, Fiber optics tests
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051011 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2738723
TOPICS: Interferometers, Optical fibers, Multiplexing, Feedback loops, Fiber Bragg gratings, Michelson interferometers, Interferometry, Signal detection, Semiconductor lasers, Mirrors
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051012 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2741232
TOPICS: Image segmentation, Edge detection, Optical engineering, Digital holography, Interferometry, Reflection, 3D metrology, Shearography, 3D vision, Phase measurement
Richard Greene, John Yates, Eann Patterson
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051013 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2738490
TOPICS: Infrared radiation, Infrared detectors, Ultrasonics, Thermography, Ultrasonography, Head, Infrared imaging, Optical engineering, Actuators, Cameras
José Sánchez Pena, Carlos Marcos, M. Y. Fernandez, Ramon Zaera
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051014 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740771
TOPICS: Velocity measurements, Sensors, Optoelectronics, Microcontrollers, LCDs, Space operations, Aircraft structures, Photodiodes, Optical engineering, Optical components
Xinhua Ji, Lina Zhang, Lijun Shi, Jinlong Chen, Yuwen Qin
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051015 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2741272
TOPICS: Image processing, Stress analysis, Photoelasticity, Manufacturing, Phase shifts, Optical engineering, Glasses, Light scattering, Birefringence, Digital image processing
Cuifang Kuang, En Hong, Qibo Feng
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 051016 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740137
TOPICS: Sensors, Charge-coupled devices, CCD image sensors, Autocollimators, Spatial resolution, Optical engineering, Laser systems engineering, Mirrors, Collimation, Interferometers
Optical System Design
Masato Shibuya, Nobuaki Watanabe, Masayuki Yamamoto, Toshihumi Fukui, Hiromi Ezaki, Tomohiro Kiire, Suezou Nakadate
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 053001 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2734995
TOPICS: Wavefront aberrations, Projection systems, Wafer-level optics, Optical engineering, Spatial frequencies, Wavefronts, Reticles, Semiconducting wafers, Wave propagation, Point spread functions
Imaging Systems
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 053201 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740770
TOPICS: Speckle, Imaging systems, Optical simulations, Short wave infrared radiation, Infrared imaging, Infrared radiation, Picosecond phenomena, Optical engineering, Speckle pattern, Surface roughness
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 053601 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740658
TOPICS: Ultrasonics, Interfaces, Solids, Transducers, Scattering, Aluminum, Wave plates, Nondestructive evaluation, Optical engineering, Waveguides
Optical Components, Detectors, and Displays
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 054001 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2736310
TOPICS: Liquid crystal on silicon, Lamps, Retroreflectors, Projection systems, Light sources, Imaging systems, Optical engineering, Light, Reflectors, Illumination engineering
Lasers and Laser Optics
Yanhong Zhong, Ning Su, Jianguo Xin
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 054201 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2734994
TOPICS: Waveguides, Electrodes, Gas lasers, Mirrors, Carbon monoxide, Waveguide lasers, Near field, Optical engineering, Aluminum, Gallium arsenide
Jing Wang, Shengzhi Zhao, Guiqiu Li, Kejian Yang, De-chun Li, Jing An, Ming Li
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 054202 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2737448
TOPICS: Optical parametric oscillators, Q switched lasers, Ferroelectric materials, Crystals, Acousto-optics, Modulators, Laser crystals, Q switching, Adaptive optics, Optical engineering
Yihan Xiong, Sytil Murphy, John Carlsten, Kevin Repasky
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 054203 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2738982
TOPICS: Mode locking, Semiconductor lasers, Laser stabilization, Modulation, Mirrors, Servomechanisms, Laser resonators, Optical engineering, Picosecond phenomena, Optical resonators
Laser Applications
Erkki Lassila, Taito Alahautala, Rolf Hernberg
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 054301 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2734993
TOPICS: Spherical lenses, Semiconductor lasers, Optical spheres, Dielectrics, Refractive index, Mirrors, Ray tracing, Solar concentrators, Geometrical optics, Optical engineering
Baozhen Ge, Yongjie Wei, Qieni Lu
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 054302 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2737451
TOPICS: Particles, Error analysis, Diffraction, Optical engineering, Germanium, Medium wave, Condition numbers, Optoelectronics, Instrumentation engineering, Data modeling
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 054401 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2720821
TOPICS: Boron, Cladding, Fiber Bragg gratings, Optical fibers, Germanium, Hydrogen, Temperature metrology, Microwave photonics, Bandpass filters, Semiconductor lasers
Optical Sensors
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 054401 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740747
TOPICS: Boron, Cladding, Optical fibers, Fiber Bragg gratings, Germanium, Hydrogen, Temperature metrology, Ultraviolet radiation, Optical engineering, Fiber optic communications
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 054402 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2739554
TOPICS: Sensors, Fiber Bragg gratings, Fiber optics sensors, Optical fibers, Lithium, Optical engineering, Interfaces, Error analysis, Analytical research, Glasses
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 054403 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2736302
TOPICS: Fiber optics sensors, Sensors, Fiber optics, Image sensors, Optical sensors, Surface plasmons, Imaging systems, CCD image sensors, Metals, Silver
Integrated Optics
Haiming Zhang, Chunsheng Ma, Zheng-Kun Qin, Xizhen Zhang, Dan Zhang, Daming Zhang
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 054601 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2739622
TOPICS: Polymers, Waveguides, Polymer multimode waveguides, Cladding, Refractive index, Thermal optics, Dense wavelength division multiplexing, Photorefractive polymers, Temperature metrology, Silicon
Fiber Optics and Optical Communication
Krishnan Chitra, V. Chenniappan Ravichandran
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 055001 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740672
TOPICS: Signal to noise ratio, Multiplexing, Coherence (optics), Modulation, Receivers, Code division multiplexing, Computer programming, Optical engineering, Thermal effects, Avalanche photodetectors
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 055002 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740769
TOPICS: Gaussian pulse, Polarization, Optical fibers, Optical engineering, Sun, Optoelectronics, Picosecond phenomena, Computer science, Single mode fibers, Telecommunications
Yong Wang, Chang-Qing Xu
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 055003 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740751
TOPICS: Waveguides, Wave propagation, Picosecond phenomena, Signal processing, Signal attenuation, Optical engineering, Sum-frequency generation, Second-harmonic generation, Nonlinear optics
Yanfu Yang, Caiyun Lou, Yizhi Gao
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 055004 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740767
TOPICS: Ultrafast phenomena, Picosecond phenomena, Modulators, Absorption, Fiber lasers, Semiconductor lasers, Solitons, Multiplexing, Optical engineering, Optical testing
Anjan Biswas, Swapan Konar, Essaid Zerrad
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 055005 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2735336
TOPICS: Solitons, Optical fibers, Optical solitons, Stochastic processes, Optical amplifiers, Fiber amplifiers, Optical engineering, Physics, Telecommunications, Fiber optics
Optical Computing, Optical Data Storage
Madan Singh, Arvind Kumar
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 055201 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2739627
TOPICS: Image encryption, Diffusers, Optical image encryption, Crystals, Phase conjugation, Holography, Binary data, Holograms, Computer programming, Fourier transforms
Hsi-Fu Shih, De-Wei Hsu
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 055202 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2737457
TOPICS: Servomechanisms, Head, Semiconductor lasers, Digital video discs, Digital signal processing, Control systems, Objectives, Laser systems engineering, Interference (communication), Optical engineering
Holography
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 055801 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740601
TOPICS: Polarization, Digital holography, Holograms, 3D image reconstruction, Polarization analysis, Polarizers, Charge-coupled devices, Switching, Modulation, Photoelasticity
DongDong Teng, Biao Wang, Tao Geng, Wei Yuan, Furi Ling Fu
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 055802 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2734991
TOPICS: Doping, Iron, Holograms, Manganese, Diffraction, Scattering, Crystals, Niobium, Ultraviolet radiation, Oxidation
Thomas Kreis, Karsten Schluter
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 055803 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740768
TOPICS: Holograms, Digital holography, Charge-coupled devices, Point spread functions, Synthetic apertures, Resolution enhancement technologies, Digital recording, Holographic interferometry, Holography, Convolution
Image Processing
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 057001 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2741281
TOPICS: Sensors, Reconstruction algorithms, Spectral resolution, Electro optical modeling, Data modeling, Image resolution, Algorithm development, Adaptive optics, Resolution enhancement technologies, Mercury
Greg Lee, F. Yeh
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 057002 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740735
TOPICS: Digital watermarking, Image compression, Quantization, Calibration, Image segmentation, Optical engineering, Information fusion, Image fusion, Transparency, Image quality
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 057003 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2739624
TOPICS: Sensors, Reconstruction algorithms, Detection and tracking algorithms, Optical filters, Optical engineering, Computed tomography, Spatial resolution, Image quality, Inspection, Image filtering
Yu-Tzu Lin, Ja-Ling Wu
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 057004 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2740765
TOPICS: Digital watermarking, Multimedia, Modulation, Optical engineering, Resistance, Image quality, Neural networks, Computer programming, Image compression, Image processing
Adriana Mavilio Nunez, Margarita Fernandez Limia, Mercedes Lazo, Hector Rabal, Ricardo Arizaga, Marcelo Trivi
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 057005 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2736306
TOPICS: Speckle, Speckle pattern, Image analysis, Optical engineering, Statistical analysis, Humidity, Wavelet transforms, Image processing, Correlation function, Image classification
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 057006 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2736338
TOPICS: Reconstruction algorithms, Expectation maximization algorithms, Annealing, Edge detection, Tomography, Optical engineering, Algorithm development, Image restoration, Binary data, Data processing
Jiubin Tan, Lei Ao, Ji-wen Cui, Wen-jing Kang
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 057007 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2735287
TOPICS: Charge-coupled devices, Autocollimators, Optical engineering, Target acquisition, Digital filtering, Image filtering, Electronic filtering, CCD image sensors, Standards development, Optoelectronics
Machine Vision, Pattern Recognition
Xiaoming Peng, Wufan Chen, Qian Ma
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 057201 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2737438
TOPICS: Image registration, Image segmentation, Fermium, Frequency modulation, Information technology, Distance measurement, Optical engineering, Medical imaging, Brain, Neuroimaging
Physical Optics, Diffractive Optics
Angel Sauceda-Carvajal, Jorge Ibarra-Galitzia, Gustavo Ramirez Zabaleta, Eduardo Tepichin-Rodriguez
Opt. Eng. 46(5), 058001 (1 May 2007) doi:10.1117/1.2739640
TOPICS: LCDs, Optical engineering, Signal to noise ratio, Superposition, Mendelevium, Binary data, Denoising, Optical design, Microscopes, Interference (communication)
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