Editorial
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 040101 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.040101
TOPICS: Imaging systems, Sensing systems, Infrared detectors, Lead, Optical engineering
OE Letters
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 040501 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.040501
TOPICS: Statistical analysis, RGB color model, Cameras, Statistical modeling, Motion models, Particle filters, Matrices, Data modeling, Particles, Electronic filtering
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 040502 (18 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.040502
TOPICS: Silicon, Electrochemical etching, Silicon photonics, Photonic crystals, Reflectivity, Semiconducting wafers, Etching, Refractive index, Scanning electron microscopy, Atomic force microscopy
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 040503 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.040503
TOPICS: Filtering (signal processing), Sensors, Image processing, Image quality, Visualization, Inspection, Optical engineering, Error analysis, Optical filters, CCD image sensors
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 040504 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.040504
TOPICS: Image filtering, Optical filters, Electronic filtering, Digital filtering, Sinc filters, Video, Quality measurement, Analog electronics, Image quality, Video coding
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 040505 (20 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.040505
TOPICS: Receivers, Polarization, Passive optical networks, Digital signal processing, Optical amplifiers, Multiplexing, Dispersion, Phase shift keying, Transmitters, Single mode fibers
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 040506 (20 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.040506
TOPICS: Information security, Liquid crystals, Polymers, Polarizers, Photopolymerization, Polarization, Photography, Light scattering, Photomicroscopy, Crystal optics
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 040507 (20 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.040507
TOPICS: Prototyping, Time division multiplexing, Code division multiplexing, Passive optical networks, Field programmable gate arrays, Receivers, Computer programming, Telecommunications, Optical networks, Multiplexing
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 040508 (23 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.040508
TOPICS: Phase shift keying, Modulation, Terahertz radiation, Fiber lasers, Polarization, Nonlinear crystals, Nonlinear optics, Photonic crystal fibers, Mode locking, Telecommunications
Optical System Design
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 043001 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.043001
TOPICS: Zoom lenses, Liquid lenses, Liquids, Monochromatic aberrations, Lens design, Refractive index, Interfaces, Chromatic aberrations, Optical engineering, Chemical elements
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 043002 (19 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.043002
TOPICS: Lens design, Optical engineering, Solids, Manufacturing, Spherical lenses, Prototyping, Light emitting diodes, Light, Near field, Collimation
Imaging Systems
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 043201 (17 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.043201
TOPICS: Cameras, Imaging systems, Distortion, Data modeling, Image resolution, Electronic components, Image registration, Stereoscopic cameras, Sensors, Digital cameras
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 043202 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.043202
TOPICS: Doppler effect, Tumors, Breast, Feature extraction, Computer aided diagnosis and therapy, Computing systems, Video, Breast cancer, Ultrasonography, Blood circulation
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 043203 (19 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.043203
TOPICS: Mirrors, Distortion, Vignetting, Image quality, Beam steering, Error analysis, 3D modeling, Mathematical modeling, Imaging systems, Optical engineering
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 043601 (5 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.043601
TOPICS: Sensors, Geometrical optics, Microcontrollers, Image processing, LCDs, Optical engineering, Space telescopes, Prototyping, Spherical lenses, Telescopes
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 043602 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.043602
TOPICS: Digital image correlation, Image processing, Optical engineering, Optical flow, Speckle pattern, Epoxies, Spatial resolution, Interferometry, Speckle, Digital image processing
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 043603 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.043603
TOPICS: Digital image correlation, Cameras, Calibration, Spatial resolution, Speckle pattern, Error analysis, Sensors, Optical testing, Optical engineering, Photogrammetry
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 043604 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.043604
TOPICS: Error analysis, System on a chip, Calibration, Interferometry, Aspheric lenses, Mirrors, Optical engineering, Sensors, Profilometers, Optical testing
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 043605 (16 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.043605
TOPICS: Metrology, Laser metrology, Sensors, Calibration, Optical alignment, Space telescopes, Stars, Sun, Epoxies, Observatories
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 043606 (20 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.043606
TOPICS: Phototransistors, Signal detection, Velocity measurements, Signal processing, Optical signal processing, Optical engineering, Detection theory, Optoelectronics, Laser processing, Optical design
Optical Components, Detectors, and Displays
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044001 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044001
TOPICS: Plasmonics, Optical filters, Surface plasmons, Waveguides, Optical properties, Aluminum, Reflectivity, Metals, Multilayers, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044002 (19 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044002
TOPICS: Prisms, Staring arrays, Diffraction gratings, Spectroscopy, Calibration, Point spread functions, Modulation transfer functions, Tomography, Spectral resolution, Diffraction
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044003 (30 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044003
TOPICS: Line edge roughness, Light sources, Light emitting diodes, Optical engineering, Luminous efficacy, Optimization (mathematics), Chromium, Color difference, Lamps, Light sources and illumination
Lasers and Laser Optics
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044201 (20 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044201
TOPICS: Solitons, Fiber lasers, Mode locking, Q switched lasers, Continuous wave operation, Oscilloscopes, Polarization, Q switching, Q switches, Modulation
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044202 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044202
TOPICS: Near field, Semiconductor lasers, Solids, Waveguides, Planar waveguides, Dielectrics, Systems modeling, Refractive index, Optical engineering, Telecommunications
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044203 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044203
TOPICS: Chromium, Neodymium, Q switched lasers, Fiber lasers, Optical simulations, Pulsed laser operation, Mirrors, Solids, Optical engineering, Ions
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044204 (23 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044204
TOPICS: Resonators, Gas lasers, Mirrors, Reflectors, Laser resonators, High power lasers, Carbon monoxide, Laser processing, Optoelectronics, Optical engineering
Laser Applications
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044301 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044301
TOPICS: Gas lasers, Pulsed laser deposition, Carbon monoxide, Temperature metrology, YAG lasers, Diffusion, 3D modeling, Optical engineering, Thermal modeling, Garnet
Optical Sensors
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044401 (28 March 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044401
TOPICS: Fiber Bragg gratings, Liquids, Sensors, Calibration, Fiber optics sensors, Refractive index, Reflectivity, Thermal effects, Thermal sensing, Reliability
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044402 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044402
TOPICS: Fiber Bragg gratings, Cladding, Temperature metrology, Sensors, Single mode fibers, Light, Sun, Modulation, Signal attenuation, Optical engineering
Integrated Optics
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044601 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044601
TOPICS: Slow light, Resonators, Solitons, Microrings, Electronic filtering, Waveguides, Gaussian pulse, Dispersion, Optical filters, Refractive index
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044602 (9 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044602
TOPICS: Semiconductor lasers, Waveguides, Photons, Refractive index, Constructive interference, Optical engineering, Wave propagation, Semiconductors, Mode locking, Waveguide lasers
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044603 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044603
TOPICS: Waveguides, Glasses, Ion exchange, Optics manufacturing, Manufacturing, Ions, Diffusion, Semiconducting wafers, Wave propagation, Single mode fibers
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 044604 (16 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.044604
TOPICS: Resonators, Switching, Waveguides, Silicon, Switches, Refractive index, Thermography, Thermal optics, Optical engineering, Reactive ion etching
Fiber Optics and Optical Communication
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045001 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045001
TOPICS: Free space optics, Single mode fibers, Antennas, Laser beam propagation, Analytical research, Optical engineering, Transmitters, Atmospheric optics, Sensors, Laser optics
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045002 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045002
TOPICS: Translucency, Optical networks, Networks, Broadband telecommunications, Optical engineering, Switching, Optical fibers, Fiber optic communications, Optical communications, Opacity
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045003 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045003
TOPICS: Raman spectroscopy, Modulation, Raman scattering, Fiber optics, Phase shift keying, Optical amplifiers, Fiber amplifiers, Amplitude modulation, Amplifiers, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045004 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045004
TOPICS: Antennas, Digital signal processing, Amplitude shift keying, K band, Optical amplifiers, Receivers, Interference (communication), Signal attenuation, Wireless communications, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045005 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045005
TOPICS: Modulation, All optical signal processing, Eye, Semiconductor optical amplifiers, Terahertz radiation, Optoelectronics, Quantum dots, Carrier dynamics, Optical engineering, Signal processing
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045006 (9 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045006
TOPICS: Quantum key distribution, Polarization, Free space, Sensors, Signal detection, Quantum communications, Beam splitters, Field programmable gate arrays, Photon polarization, Signal attenuation
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045007 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045007
TOPICS: Single mode fibers, Tolerancing, Receivers, Error analysis, Complex systems, Optical amplifiers, Modulation, Digital signal processing, Nonlinear optics, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045008 (30 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045008
TOPICS: Modulation, Eye, Dispersion, Polarization, Transient nonlinear optics, Optical engineering, Interference (communication), Distortion, Continuous wave operation, Clouds
Optical Computing, Optical Data Storage
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045201 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045201
TOPICS: Logic devices, Photonic crystals, Logic, Electromagnetism, Optical computing, Finite-difference time-domain method, Beam splitters, Dispersion, Optical networks, Constructive interference
Optical Interconnects
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045401 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045401
TOPICS: Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers, Optical interconnects, Modulators, Reliability, Modulation, Tolerancing, Optical design, Prisms, Quantum wells, Interfaces
Interferometry
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045601 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045601
TOPICS: Image processing, Bessel functions, Interferometry, Image filtering, Image segmentation, Electronic filtering, Linear filtering, Reconstruction algorithms, Spatial filters, Optical engineering
Holography
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045801 (19 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045801
TOPICS: Holograms, 3D image reconstruction, Computer generated holography, Image display, Printing, Cameras, Fringe analysis, Collimation, 3D displays, Phase conjugation
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 045802 (19 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.045802
TOPICS: 3D image reconstruction, Holograms, Holography, Digital holography, Digital imaging, Image resolution, Fourier transforms, Optical fibers, Reconstruction algorithms, Image processing
Atmospheric and Ocean Optics
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 046001 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.046001
TOPICS: Model-based design, Data modeling, Radiometry, Performance modeling, Statistical modeling, Sensors, Instrument modeling, Solar energy, Photovoltaics, Atmospheric modeling
Remote Sensing
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 046201 (23 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.046201
TOPICS: Image segmentation, Multispectral imaging, Landsat, Image classification, Remote sensing, Earth observing sensors, Optical engineering, Optical inspection, Computer science, Image processing algorithms and systems
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 046202 (30 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.046202
TOPICS: Interferometers, Mirrors, Prisms, Coating, Transmittance, Glasses, Optical engineering, Beam splitters, Interfaces, Reflection
Ultraviolet and X-ray Applications
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 046501 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.046501
TOPICS: Data modeling, X-ray optics, Autoregressive models, Surface finishing, Metrology, Spatial frequencies, Solids, Statistical analysis, Mirrors, Statistical modeling
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 046502 (23 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.046502
TOPICS: Crystals, Gallium arsenide, Copper, Diffraction, X-ray astronomy, X-rays, Hard x-rays, Astronomy, X-ray characterization, X-ray diffraction
Image Processing
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 047001 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.047001
TOPICS: Video, Databases, Video compression, Optical engineering, Optical alignment, Statistical analysis, Image compression, Detection and tracking algorithms, Multimedia, Video processing
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 047002 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.047002
TOPICS: Image registration, 3D image processing, RGB color model, Image processing, Stereoscopic cameras, Mirrors, Light scattering, Optical engineering, Calibration, Visibility
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 047003 (6 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.047003
TOPICS: Lawrencium, Super resolution, Principal component analysis, Image restoration, Image processing, Face hallucination, Image quality, Reconstruction algorithms, Glasses, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 047004 (11 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.047004
TOPICS: Image fusion, Expectation maximization algorithms, Image acquisition, Discrete wavelet transforms, Visualization, Statistical modeling, Wavelets, Optical engineering, Clocks, Silver
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 047005 (19 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.047005
TOPICS: Matrices, Signal to noise ratio, RGB color model, Interference (communication), Optical engineering, Feature extraction, Image segmentation, Machine vision, Computer vision technology, Performance modeling
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 047006 (19 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.047006
TOPICS: Point spread functions, Optical engineering, Image analysis, Edge detection, Motion models, Infrared imaging, Infrared radiation, Terahertz radiation, Convolution, Chemical elements
Opt. Eng. 51(4), 047007 (23 April 2012) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.51.4.047007
TOPICS: Visualization, Image segmentation, Image compression, Fourier transforms, Optical engineering, Independent component analysis, Quantization, Computer science, Detection theory, Image processing