Editorial
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 070101 (1 March 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3606558
OE Letters
Abdelrahman Abdelazim, Stephen Mein, Martin Varley, Djamel Ait-Boudaoud
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 070501 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3597609
TOPICS: Motion estimation, Image quality standards, Video coding, Computer programming, Algorithm development, Video, Image quality, Distortion, Image compression, Motion models
Wei-Chia Su, Jhen-Yu Jiang, Hui-Chuan Chen, Yu-Wen Chen, Sidney Yang
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 070502 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3599517
TOPICS: Liquid crystals, Holograms, Polarization, Adsorption, Molecules, Holography, Diffraction, Glasses, Diffraction gratings, Atomic force microscopy
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 070503 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3600765
TOPICS: Dispersion, Silica, Photonic crystal fibers, Supercontinuum generation, Nonlinear crystals, Fabrication, Mendelevium, Glasses, Laser damage threshold, Cladding
R. Suresh Kumar, Anoop Shukla, Sankaranarayanan Babu, Dhenuvakonda Sivakumar, Ashutosh Gandhi
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 070504 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3610987
TOPICS: Silicon carbide, Aluminum nitride, Mirrors, Space telescopes, Polishing, Surface finishing, Chemical vapor deposition, Telescopes, Liquids, Solids
Special Section on Integrated Optics
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071101 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3599859
TOPICS: Integrated optics, Waveguides, Photonic integrated circuits, Optical engineering, Glasses, Telecommunications, Switches, Integration, Optical components, Sensors
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071102 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3558851
TOPICS: Raman spectroscopy, Raman scattering, Dispersion, Optical switching, Optical filters, Signal attenuation, Optical amplifiers, Modulation, Fiber amplifiers, Optical engineering
Abdollah Hassanzadeh, Silvia Mittler
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071103 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3558852
TOPICS: Waveguides, Sodium, Ions, Silver, Ion exchange, Refractive index, Diffusion, Potassium, Glasses, Spectroscopy
Qing Tao, Fengguang Luo, Lei Cao, Jian Hu, Dusi Cai, Zhengwen Wan, Jinxing Zhang, Zhihua Yu
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071104 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3558853
TOPICS: Refractive index, Switches, Silicon, Nonlinear optics, Directional couplers, Temperature metrology, Analytical research, Signal attenuation, Optical engineering, Optoelectronics
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071105 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3559211
TOPICS: Waveguides, Erbium, Crystals, Nanocrystals, Glasses, Ions, Lanthanum, Hybrid fiber optics, Luminescence, Spectroscopy
Yue Wen, Xiaoxia Zhang, Huadong Liu, Chunyang Huang, Jie Shen, Yan Zhu
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071106 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3559212
TOPICS: Electrodes, Microwave radiation, Electrooptic modulators, Modulators, Waveguides, Dielectrics, Cladding, Polymers, Electro optical modeling, Electro optic polymers
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071107 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3559213
TOPICS: Waveguides, Glasses, Ion exchange, Ions, Silver, Refractive index, Diffusion, Potassium, Planar waveguides, Waveguide lasers
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071108 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3559210
TOPICS: Electrodes, Liquid crystals, Refractive index, Reflectors, Modulation, Electro optics, Light wave propagation, Reflectivity, Waveguides, Glasses
Rodrigo Wiederkehr, Sergio Mendes, Geoffrey Hoops
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071109 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3564421
TOPICS: Sodium, Waveguides, Spectroscopy, Absorbance, Integrated optics, Adsorption, Molecules, Natural surfaces, Thin films, Refractive index
Simone Berneschi, Massimo Brenci, Gualtiero Nunzi Conti, Stefano Pelli, Marco Bettinelli, Adolfo Speghini, István Bányász, Andrea Watterich, Miklós Fried, Tivadar Lohner, Péter Petrik, Nguyen Khanh, Zsolt Zolnai
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071110 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3559209
TOPICS: Waveguides, Glasses, Ions, Refractive index, Annealing, Erbium, Ion implantation, Physics, Nitrogen, Temperature metrology
Robert Klein Breteler, Jos van der Tol, Manuela Felicetti, Bart Sasbrink, Meint Smit
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071111 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3574377
TOPICS: Integrated optics, Optical fibers, Switches, Tunable lasers, Scattering, Signal detection, Photonic integrated circuits, Light scattering, Sensors, Reflectivity
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 071112 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3574378
TOPICS: Switches, Waveguides, Thermal optics, Switching, Polymers, Refractive index, Silicon, Optical switching, Electrodes, Wave propagation
Review Papers
James Ratches
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 072001 (1 March 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3601879
Tutorials
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 072601 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3596602
TOPICS: Imaging systems, Compressed sensing, Cameras, Image resolution, Staring arrays, Image compression, Optical imaging, Video, Infrared imaging, Image restoration
Imaging Systems
Chi Lok Wong, Beng Koon Ng, Srivathsan Vasudevan, George Chen, Shuchi Agarwal, Peng Chen, Nolang Fanani, Zhiping Lin
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 073201 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3600422
TOPICS: Nanoparticles, Gold, Imaging systems, Diffraction, Microscopy, Laser beam diagnostics, Luminescence, Pulsed laser operation, Metals, Multiphoton microscopy
Optical Fabrication
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 073401 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3597328
TOPICS: Raster graphics, Aspheric lenses, Mirrors, Interferometers, Interferometry, Prototyping, Polishing, Surface finishing, Abrasives, Off axis mirrors
Hao Lv, Aimei Liu, Jufang Tong, Xunong Yi, Qianguang Li, Xinmin Wang, Yaoming Ding
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 073402 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3598080
TOPICS: Ion exchange, Refractive index, GRIN lenses, Thallium, Ions, Glasses, Sodium, Cylindrical lenses, Diffusion, Data processing
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology
Jianbo Luo, Yiyong Liang, Guoguang Yang
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 073601 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3597327
TOPICS: Objectives, Sensors, Confocal microscopy, Optical engineering, Image segmentation, Beam splitters, Optical instrument design, Control systems, Collimation, Imaging systems
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 073602 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3598325
TOPICS: Mirrors, Autocollimators, Optical alignment, Alignment procedures, Error analysis, Ray tracing, Optical engineering, Light sources, Reliability, Computer simulations
Higinio Gonzalez-Jorge, Belen Riveiro, Julia Armesto, Pedro Arias
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 073603 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3598868
TOPICS: Cameras, Calibration, Imaging systems, Optical spheres, Distortion, Manufacturing, Metrology, Photography, 3D modeling, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 073604 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3602877
TOPICS: Beam splitters, Polarization, Phase measurement, Oscilloscopes, Collimation, Receivers, Phase shifts, Sun, Laser communications, Free space optics
Russell Kurtz, Ryder Nesbitt
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 073605 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3602901
TOPICS: Metrology, Error analysis, Clouds, Interferometry, Optical spheres, Environmental sensing, Statistical analysis, Manufacturing, Time metrology, Statistical methods
Optical Components, Detectors, and Displays
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 074001 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3594787
TOPICS: Mirrors, Microelectromechanical systems, Optical alignment, Control systems design, Optical switching, Free space optics, Motion controllers, Control systems, Linear filtering, Switching
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 074002 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3595868
TOPICS: Gallium, Waveguides, Silicon, Plasmonic waveguides, Optical switching, Dielectrics, Refractive index, Switching, Nanoplasmonics, Metals
Hao Zhang, Neil Collings, Jing Chen, Bill Crossland, Daping Chu, Jinghui Xie
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 074003 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3599871
TOPICS: Computer generated holography, Holograms, Spatial light modulators, 3D displays, 3D image processing, Holography, Reconstruction algorithms, Diffraction, 3D image reconstruction, Visualization
Lasers and Laser Optics
Itai Ron, Amos Hardy
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 074201 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3597638
TOPICS: Neodymium, Optical amplifiers, Ytterbium, Fiber amplifiers, Erbium, Ions, Amplifiers, Interference (communication), Absorption, Solids
Gang Zhang, Shengzhi Zhao, Yufei Li, Guiqiu Li, Dechun Li, Kejian Yang, Kang Cheng, Zhenggang Yu
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 074202 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3599872
TOPICS: Mode locking, Adaptive optics, Modulators, Gallium arsenide, Q switched lasers, Q switching, Modulation, Pulsed laser operation, Absorption, Acousto-optics
Laser Applications
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 074301 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3602893
TOPICS: Diffraction gratings, Diffraction, Modulation, Reflectivity, Fiber Bragg gratings, High power lasers, Optical design, Laser applications, Optical engineering, Dielectrics
Optical Sensors
Yang Su, Yong Zhu, Yuquan Li, Xiaoxin Yi
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 074401 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3602881
TOPICS: Polarization, Magnetism, Magnetic sensors, Fiber Bragg gratings, Sensors, Optical engineering, Modulation, Elliptical polarization, Lithium, Communication engineering
Lihui Wang, Xiaosu Xu, Xiaoxiang Liu, Tao Zhang, Jie Yan, Qiang Ji
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 074402 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3602898
TOPICS: Polarization, Birefringence, Fiber optics sensors, Phase shifts, Wave plates, Error analysis, Mirrors, Polarizers, Sensors, Phase modulation
Integrated Optics
Guanghui Ren, Tongtong Cao, Shaowu Chen
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 074601 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3602879
TOPICS: Microrings, Tunable filters, Resonators, Waveguides, Silicon, Modulation, Electrodes, Finite element methods, Refractive index, Optical filters
Fiber Optics and Optical Communication
Rattipong Putthacharoen, Pakorn Juleang, Somsak Mitatha, Preecha Yupapin
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 075001 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3595425
TOPICS: Cryptography, Resonators, Solitons, Laser induced plasma spectroscopy, Optical communications, Optical filters, Mach-Zehnder interferometer, Microrings, Computer security, Telecommunications
Hyoung-Jun Park, Kwon-Seob Lim, Hyun Seo Kang
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 075002 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3595428
TOPICS: Beam splitters, Phase only filters, Waveguides, Polymers, Ultraviolet radiation, Polymethylmethacrylate, Optical simulations, Cladding, Polymer optical fibers, Epoxies
Jun-Bo Wang, Yuan Jiao, Xiu-Xiu Xie, Ming Sheng, Xiaoyu Song, Xibin Zhao, Ming Gu, Ming Chen
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 075003 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3595856
TOPICS: Telecommunications, Error analysis, Transmitters, Modulation, Information security, Radio propagation, Data communications, Receivers, Systems modeling, Wireless communications
Tae-Gu Kang, Su Ho Lee, Soonchul Park
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 075004 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3599875
TOPICS: Receivers, Optical correlators, Signal processing, Signal detection, Channel projecting optics, Binary data, Optical engineering, Code division multiplexing, Signal generators, Computer programming
Mingtao Liu, Min Zhang, Lei Liu, Wei Yang, Xue Chen, Qing Li, Peida Ye
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 075005 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3599879
TOPICS: Signal generators, Modulation, Dispersion, Single mode fibers, Four wave mixing, Semiconductor optical amplifiers, Modulators, Optical engineering, Nonlinear optics, Receivers
Jiang Yang, Jianghong Wen, Yanlin Tang, Hengwen Li, Zhuya Zhou, Jing Xu
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 075006 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3600598
TOPICS: Modulation, Phase shift keying, RF photonics, Single sideband modulation, Semiconductor lasers, Phase measurement, Phase modulation, Microwave radiation, Optical filters, Modulators
Abdulfatah Abushagur, Fouad Mohammed Abbou, Mardina Abdullah, Norbahia Misran
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 075007 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3602880
TOPICS: Visibility through fog, Visibility, Error analysis, Fiber optic gyroscopes, Signal attenuation, Scattering, Absorption, Atmospheric optics, Atmospheric particles, Transmitters
Sheng Cui, Li Li, Siming Sun, Changjian Ke, Deming Liu
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 075008 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3602896
TOPICS: Phase transfer function, Picosecond phenomena, Optical fibers, Dispersion, Critical dimension metrology, Nonlinear optics, Signal to noise ratio, Modulation, Numerical simulations, Solids
Optical Computing, Optical Data Storage
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 075201 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3595873
TOPICS: Logic, Logic devices, Semiconductor lasers, Eye, Picosecond phenomena, Switching, Optical engineering, All optical signal processing, Optical computing, Signal attenuation
Optical Interconnects
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 075401 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3600768
TOPICS: Transmitters, Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers, Optoelectronics, Stereolithography, Optical interconnects, Inductance, Circuit switching, Optical engineering, Packaging, Computing systems
Remote Sensing
Xianmin Wang, Ruiqing Niu, Ke Wu
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 076201 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3598315
TOPICS: Remote sensing, Vegetation, Optical engineering, Multispectral imaging, Data modeling, Image classification, Detection and tracking algorithms, Earth observing sensors, LIDAR, Landsat
Ultraviolet and X-ray Applications
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 076501 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3599869
TOPICS: Photons, Optical engineering, Bone, Reconstruction algorithms, X-ray computed tomography, CT reconstruction, Sensors, Image segmentation, Medical imaging, Image processing
Image Processing
Qing Zhang, Jiajun Lin
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077001 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3594789
TOPICS: Detection and tracking algorithms, Image processing, Image restoration, Image quality, Optical engineering, Visualization, Optimization (mathematics), Edge detection, Diffusion, Reconstruction algorithms
Jin-Hyung Kim, Joo-Hyung Kim, Seung-Won Jung, Sung-Jea Ko, Chang-Kyun Noh
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077002 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3597639
TOPICS: Image enhancement, Infrared imaging, Image contrast enhancement, Infrared radiation, Image quality, Visualization, Image processing, Optical engineering, Double positive medium, Image sensors
Kuldeep Sareen, George Knopf, Roberto Canas
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077003 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3599868
TOPICS: Image segmentation, Clouds, RGB color model, Data modeling, Optical engineering, 3D modeling, 3D scanning, Virtual reality, Algorithm development, Reverse modeling
Cheon Lee, Yo-Sung Ho, Byeongho Choi
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077004 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3600575
TOPICS: Video coding, Cameras, Video, Image compression, Holmium, Computer programming, Optical engineering, 3D image processing, Imaging systems, 3D displays
Zhang-Shu Xiao, Chong-Xun Zheng
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077005 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3600766
TOPICS: Image fusion, Medical imaging, Visualization, Image processing, Image quality, Wavelets, Discrete wavelet transforms, Transform theory, Wavelet transforms, Computed tomography
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077006 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3600767
TOPICS: Image fusion, Hyperspectral imaging, Radon, Image processing, Image quality, Spatial resolution, Wavelets, Spectral resolution, Data modeling, Optical engineering
Machine Vision, Pattern Recognition
Zhihua Xie, Guodong Liu
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077201 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3594788
TOPICS: Infrared radiation, Facial recognition systems, Infrared imaging, Binary data, Feature extraction, Thermography, Databases, Principal component analysis, Eye, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077202 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3595426
TOPICS: Video, Cameras, Detection and tracking algorithms, Flame detectors, Algorithm development, Optical engineering, Video surveillance, Clouds, Machine vision, Computer vision technology
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077203 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3595429
TOPICS: Detection and tracking algorithms, Optical tracking, Roads, Motion estimation, Cameras, Optical engineering, Stereo vision systems, Switches, Error analysis, Sensors
Erkang Chen, Yi Xu, Xiaokang Yang, Wenjun Zhang
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077204 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3596603
TOPICS: Video surveillance, Head, Video, Particle filters, Detection and tracking algorithms, Cameras, Image segmentation, Feature extraction, Optical engineering, Surveillance
Guangyi Chen, Wenfang Xie
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077205 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3597329
TOPICS: Wavelets, Signal to noise ratio, Pattern recognition, Wavelet transforms, Databases, Optical pattern recognition, Optical engineering, Fourier transforms, Transform theory, Interference (communication)
Chengyu Peng, Jianwei Li, Hong Huang
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077206 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3599876
TOPICS: Databases, Facial recognition systems, Detection and tracking algorithms, Lithium, Feature extraction, Optical engineering, Matrices, Data modeling, Optimization (mathematics), Evolutionary algorithms
Jingqin Lv, Jiangxiong Fang, Jie Yang
Opt. Eng. 50(7), 077207 (1 July 2011) doi:10.1117/1.3600423
TOPICS: Particle filters, Optical tracking, Head, Reliability, Surveillance, Particles, Sensors, Optical engineering, Cameras, Video surveillance