Editorial
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 070101 (19 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.070101
TOPICS: Optical engineering, Mining, Defense and security, Light emitting diodes
OE Letters
Goo-Rak Kwon, Ramesh Lama, Jae-Young Pyun, Changjae Kim
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 070501 (29 June 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.070501
TOPICS: Parallel processing, Computer programming, Image processing, Computer architecture, Image compression, Parallel computing, Optical engineering, Performance modeling
Review Papers
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 070901 (28 June 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.070901
TOPICS: Natural disasters, Sensors, Landslide (networking), Computing systems, Machine vision, Computer vision technology, Video, Flame detectors, Cameras, Remote sensing
Special Section on Computational Imaging
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 071401 (18 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.071401
TOPICS: Computational imaging, Imaging spectroscopy, Spectroscopy, Tomography, Imaging systems, Signal detection, Sensors, X-rays, Analog electronics, Plano
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 071402 (15 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.071402
TOPICS: Computed tomography, CT reconstruction, Reconstruction algorithms, Compressed sensing, Image restoration, Error analysis, 3D image processing, Algorithm development, Optical engineering, Computer simulations
David Kittle, Daniel Marks, David Brady
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 071403 (14 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.071403
TOPICS: Sensors, Coded apertures, Relays, Modulation transfer functions, Imaging systems, Prisms, Calibration, Objectives, Lens design, Zemax
Jun Zhang, Shiqiang Hu
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 071404 (18 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.071404
TOPICS: Image fusion, High dynamic range imaging, Visualization, Image quality, Digital cameras, Optical engineering, Image processing, Cameras, Quality measurement, Sensors
Dong-Su Lee, Seokwon Yeom, YuShin Chang, Mun-Kyo Lee, Sang-Won Jung
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 071405 (15 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.071405
TOPICS: Image segmentation, Expectation maximization algorithms, Image processing, Imaging systems, Extremely high frequency, C++, Passive millimeter wave imaging, Metals, MATLAB, Image processing algorithms and systems
Filipe Magalhaes, Francisco Araújo, Miguel Correia, Mehrdad Abolbashari, Faramarz Farahi
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 071406 (25 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.071406
TOPICS: Imaging systems, Spectral resolution, Hyperspectral imaging, Digital micromirror devices, Compressed sensing, Image compression, Cameras, Projection systems, Spatial resolution, Lamps
Mehrdad Abolbashari, Faramarz Farahi, Filipe Magalhaes, Francisco Araújo, Miguel Correia
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 071407 (11 June 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.071407
TOPICS: High dynamic range imaging, Compressive imaging, Cameras, Imaging systems, Reconstruction algorithms, Sensors, Spatial light modulators, Interference (communication), Image processing, Image compression
Optical System Design
Zhengda Li, Bo Yang
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073001 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073001
TOPICS: Liquid lenses, Projection systems, Zoom lenses, Liquids, Optical design, Optimization (mathematics), Genetic algorithms, Integrated optics, Modulation transfer functions, Optical engineering
Imaging Systems
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073201 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073201
TOPICS: Imaging systems, LIDAR, Polarization, Polarimetry, Radar imaging, Laser systems engineering, Cameras, Polysomnography, Roads, Electrical engineering
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073202 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073202
TOPICS: Cameras, Sensors, Polarizers, Stereoscopic cameras, Polarization, Cinematography, Image sensors, Electro optics, Photography, Control systems
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073203 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073203
TOPICS: Optical coherence tomography, Video, Coherence imaging, Graphics processing units, Video processing, Imaging systems, Signal processing, Video acceleration, Image processing, Data processing
Optical Fabrication
Fritz Klocke, Kyriakos Georgiadis, Olaf Dambon, Konstantinos-Dionysios Bouzakis, Stefanos Gerardis, Georgios Skordaris
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073401 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073401
TOPICS: Precision glass molding, Glasses, Optical coatings, Glass molding, Testing and analysis, Thin film coatings, Annealing, Optical engineering, Adhesives, Oxidation
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073402 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073402
TOPICS: Polymers, Polymethylmethacrylate, Raman spectroscopy, Absorption, Microfluidics, Microscopes, Objectives, Confocal microscopy, Waveguides, Ionization
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology
Sanjib Chatterjee, Y. Pavan Kumar
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073601 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073601
TOPICS: Polarization, Collimation, Wavefronts, Phase shifts, Prisms, Beam splitters, Mirrors, Interferometers, Optical engineering, Phase interferometry
Valiyambath Mohankumar, Krishnan Sathiyamoorthy, Vadakke Murukeshan
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073602 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073602
TOPICS: Imaging systems, Modulation transfer functions, Image resolution, Image processing, Optical spheres, Speckle, Biomedical optics, Tissues, Holography, Objectives
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073603 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073603
TOPICS: Sensors, System on a chip, Calibration, Surface finishing, Aspheric lenses, Mirrors, Interferometry, Distance measurement, Polishing, Sensor calibration
El-Sayed El-Zaiat, Samy Farag
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073604 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073604
TOPICS: Refractive index, Reflectivity, Interfaces, Glasses, Reflection, Transmittance, Spectrophotometry, Thin films, Optical testing, Manufacturing
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073605 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073605
TOPICS: Particles, Sensors, Metrology, Nanotechnology, Signal detection, Light scattering, Mie scattering, Scattering, Singular optics, Gaussian beams
Higinio Gonzalez-Jorge, Maria Varela, Pedro Arias, Belen Riveiro
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073606 (9 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073606
TOPICS: Bridges, Cameras, Inspection, Laser scanners, Error analysis, Photogrammetry, 3D modeling, Photography, Clouds, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073607 (17 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073607
TOPICS: Evolutionary algorithms, Error analysis, Optimization (mathematics), Optical engineering, Numerical analysis, Inspection, Sensors, Solids, Computer programming, Integrated optics
Gu Xin, Weixi Gao, Haiping Shen, Muqing Liu
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073608 (18 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073608
TOPICS: Light emitting diodes, Modulation, Pulsed laser operation, Optical filters, Lamps, Optical engineering, Photodiodes, Temperature metrology, Light sources, Ranging
Thin Films
Cordula Walder, Juergen Lacombe, Karsten von Maydell, Carsten Agert
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 073801 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.073801
TOPICS: Air contamination, Interfaces, External quantum efficiency, Light scattering, Finite-difference time-domain method, Geometrical optics, Amorphous silicon, Scattering, Thin film solar cells, Thin films
Optical Components, Detectors, and Displays
Yuuto Okuda, Kousuke Onoda, Ichiro Fujieda
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074001 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074001
TOPICS: Phase only filters, Optical fibers, Speckle, LCDs, Diffusers, Fiber lasers, Ultrasonography, 3D displays, Prototyping, Reflectors
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074002 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074002
TOPICS: Waveguides, Dispersion, Optical filters, Demultiplexers, Optical engineering, Wave propagation, Transmittance, Photonic crystals, Waveguide modes, Finite-difference time-domain method
Bin Wang, Jianjun Lai, Sihai Chen, Erjing Zhao, Haoming Hu, Qian Lu
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074003 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074003
TOPICS: Gold, Bolometers, Microbolometers, Vanadium, Sensors, Oxides, Infrared radiation, Absorption, Reflectivity, Nitrogen
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074004 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074004
TOPICS: Silicon photomultipliers, Photodetectors, Bandpass filters, Linear filtering, Electronic filtering, Resistors, Optical engineering, Analog electronics, Sensors, Single photon
Jianjun Liu, Baojun Zuo, Shouqian Chen, Haili Hu, Haosu Xiao, Wang Zhang, Zhigang Fan, Hao Guo, Xiong Zhang
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074005 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074005
TOPICS: Image quality, Light sources, Germanium, Photonic crystals, Image resolution, Numerical simulations, Optical engineering, Fluctuations and noise, Astronomical engineering, Optical imaging
Ghanshyam Singh, Vijay Janyani, Rajendra Prasad Yadav
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074006 (18 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074006
TOPICS: Switches, Waveguides, Brain-machine interfaces, Refractive index, Modulation, Switching, Optical switching, Tolerancing, Electroluminescence, Polarization
Neelam Gupta, Songsheng Tan, Dennis Zander
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074007 (19 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074007
TOPICS: Mirrors, Silver, Electrodes, Quartz, Tunable filters, Microelectromechanical systems, Fabry–Perot interferometers, Infrared imaging, Optical filters, Gold
Lasers and Laser Optics
Junqing Zhao, Peiguang Yan, Shuangchen Ruan, Yongqin Yu, Geguo Du, Gelin Zhang, Jianqun Cheng, Huifeng Wei, Jie Luo
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074201 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074201
TOPICS: Fiber lasers, Fiber Bragg gratings, Q switched lasers, Graphene, Q switched fiber lasers, Pulsed laser operation, Mode locking, Reflectivity, Fiber optics sensors, Geometrical optics
Dingkang Tang, Jian-Guo Zhang, Yuanshan Liu
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074202 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074202
TOPICS: Polarization, Solitons, Laser resonators, Phase velocity, Fiber lasers, Mode locking, Oscilloscopes, Birefringence, Picosecond phenomena, Semiconductors
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074203 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074203
TOPICS: Fiber lasers, Temperature metrology, Absorption, Refractive index, Cladding, Thermal effects, Sensors, Optical engineering, Fiber amplifiers, Numerical analysis
Viktor Smolski, Oleg Smolski, Eric Browy, Eric Johnson, Zane Shellenbarger
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074204 (9 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074204
TOPICS: Optical design, Etching, Semiconductor lasers, Computer aided design, Near field optics, Wave propagation, Waveguides, Beam shaping, Beam splitters, Optical engineering
Laser Applications
Dong Wang, Jian Zhang, Hongxin Zhang
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074301 (18 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074301
TOPICS: Beam shaping, Optical simulations, Optimization (mathematics), Laser energy, Computer simulations, Optical engineering, Detection and tracking algorithms, Gaussian beams, Fourier transforms, Holography
Integrated Optics
Masatoshi Seki, Tetsuzo Yoshimura
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074601 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074601
TOPICS: Waveguides, Luminescence, Luminous efficiency, Optical components, Reflectivity, Laser beam diagnostics, Refractive index, Optical fibers, Finite-difference time-domain method, Beam propagation method
Juntao Wang, Qun Han, Jiping Ning, Weiyi Zhang, Yang He
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074602 (18 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074602
TOPICS: Acousto-optics, Adaptive optics, Waveguides, Polarization, Diffraction, Modulators, Acoustics, Bragg cells, Modulation, Crystals
Chuan-Tao Zheng, Liang Lei, Qiang Song, Xin Yan, Chunsheng Ma, Da-Ming Zhang, Zhanchen Cui
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074603 (18 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074603
TOPICS: Switches, Waveguides, Electro optic polymers, Polymers, Switching, Refractive index, Electrodes, Electro optics, Dispersion, Optical engineering
Arpita Srivastava, Sarang Medhekar
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 074604 (19 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.074604
TOPICS: Switching, Solids, Mach-Zehnder interferometer, Refractive index, Nonlinear optics, Beam propagation method, Mach-Zehnder interferometers, Optical engineering, Integrated optics, Modulation
Fiber Optics and Optical Communication
Chunshu Zhang, Kin-Seng Chiang
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 075001 (18 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.075001
TOPICS: Cladding, Fiber couplers, Optical fibers, Single mode fibers, Structured optical fibers, Sensors, Photonic crystal fibers, Optical engineering, Signal processing, Optical networks
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 075002 (18 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.075002
TOPICS: Gas lasers, Optical fibers, Silicon, Carbon monoxide, Silica, Reflectors, Cameras, Fiber lasers, Glasses, Optical engineering
Xiaogang Yi, Fangzheng Zhang, Jian Wu, Yan Li, Wei Li, Xiaobin Hong, Hongxiang Guo, Yong Zuo, Jintong Lin
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 075003 (18 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.075003
TOPICS: Complex systems, Phase shift keying, Nonlinear optics, Polarization, Wavelength division multiplexing, Interference (communication), Modulation, Optical filters, Receivers, Dispersion
S. Rasoul Hosseini, Mohammad Razaghi, Narottam Das
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 075004 (27 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.075004
TOPICS: Energy efficiency, Signal generators, Four wave mixing, Semiconductor optical amplifiers, Dispersion, Wave propagation, Nonlinear optics, Absorption, Beam propagation method, Modulation
Optical Interconnects
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 075401 (18 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.075401
TOPICS: Waveguides, Micromirrors, Beam splitters, Radio propagation, Polymers, Polymer multimode waveguides, Wave propagation, Light wave propagation, Optical interconnects, Silver
Sung Hwan Hwang, Woo-Jin Lee, Myoung Jin Kim, Eun Joo Jung, Gye Won Kim, Jong Bae An, Byung Sup Rho, Ki Young Jung, Kyung Soon Cha
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 075402 (25 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.075402
TOPICS: Optical interconnects, Optical printed circuit boards, Waveguides, Connectors, Receivers, Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers, Transmitters, Packaging, Mobile devices, Data transmission
Interferometry
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 075601 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.075601
TOPICS: Holography, Interferometers, Collimation, Wavefronts, Fourier transforms, Holographic interferometry, Cameras, Spatial frequencies, Linear filtering, Sensors
Holography
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 075801 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.075801
TOPICS: 3D displays, Spatial light modulators, 3D image processing, Holography, Displays, Holograms, Image quality, 3D image reconstruction, Computer generated holography, Imaging systems
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 075802 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.075802
TOPICS: Holograms, Volume holography, Printing, 3D image reconstruction, Computer generated holography, Holography, Liquid crystal on silicon, 3D printing, Wavefronts, 3D image processing
Remote Sensing
Ana Kersting, Ayman Habib, Ki-In Bang, Jan Skaloud
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 076201 (11 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.076201
TOPICS: Calibration, LIDAR, Control systems, Tin, Clouds, Optical engineering, Mirrors, Mathematical modeling, Stochastic processes, Error analysis
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 076202 (3 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.076202
TOPICS: Optical engineering, Data modeling, Image classification, Mahalanobis distance, Diffusion, RGB color model, Hyperspectral imaging, Spectroscopy, Matrices, Roads
Image Processing
Hemeng Yang, Zhanhua Huang, Huaiyu Cai, Yinxin Zhang
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 077001 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.077001
TOPICS: Nonuniformity corrections, Sensors, Calibration, Detection and tracking algorithms, Infrared radiation, Model-based design, Infrared imaging, Thermal modeling, Staring arrays, Black bodies
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 077002 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.077002
TOPICS: Light sources and illumination, Reflectivity, Statistical modeling, Error analysis, Image resolution, RGB color model, 3D modeling, Optical spheres, Optical engineering, Light sources
Youngkyoung Choi, Sungwook Yu
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 077003 (5 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.077003
TOPICS: Motion estimation, Image filtering, Optical engineering, Video, Binary data, Electronics engineering, Video coding, Motion measurement, Image enhancement, Optical filters
Xinzhong Li, Yuping Tai, Zhaogang Nie
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 077004 (9 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.077004
TOPICS: Speckle pattern, Speckle, Electronic filtering, Matrices, Image filtering, Error analysis, Gaussian filters, Nondestructive evaluation, Signal analyzers, Optical engineering
Chih-Chia Yao, Yu-Tin Chen
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 077005 (10 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.077005
TOPICS: Image classification, Image segmentation, Wavelets, Optical engineering, Image processing algorithms and systems, Databases, Cameras, Algorithm development, Stochastic processes, Image filtering
Zhang Tao, Gao Qiuli
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 077006 (26 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.077006
TOPICS: Wavelets, Radio over Fiber, Optical engineering, Adaptive control, Image restoration, Cameras, Signal to noise ratio, Mathematical modeling, Mathematics, Physics
Cai Xi, Zhao Wei
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 077007 (24 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.077007
TOPICS: Image fusion, Image processing, Image registration, Computed tomography, Optical engineering, Image restoration, Image storage, Visualization, Wavelets, Image quality
Chun-Ning Meng, Tai-Ning Zhang, Pin Zhang, Sheng-Jiang Chang
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 077008 (18 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.077008
TOPICS: Iris recognition, Eye, Databases, Hough transforms, Image segmentation, Facial recognition systems, Optical engineering, Eye models, Head, Detection and tracking algorithms
Machine Vision, Pattern Recognition
Bing Yang, Duanqing Xu
Opt. Eng. 51(7), 077201 (6 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.7.077201
TOPICS: Visualization, Independent component analysis, Image classification, Image filtering, Feature extraction, Databases, Visual process modeling, Optical engineering, Principal component analysis, Image segmentation