Editorial
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 080101 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.080101
TOPICS: Electro optics, Optical engineering, Solids, Iron, Integrated modeling, Disk lasers
OE Letters
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 080501 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.080501
TOPICS: Collimation, Collimators, Data acquisition, Reconstruction algorithms, Image quality, X-ray computed tomography, Image restoration, Computed tomography, Algorithm development, Algorithms
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 080502 (6 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.080502
TOPICS: X-ray sources, Spherical lenses, X-rays, Computed tomography, X-ray computed tomography, Sensors, Video, Data acquisition, Optical spheres, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 080503 (17 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.080503
TOPICS: Polishing, Connectors, Fiber Bragg gratings, Phase only filters, Polymer optical fibers, Ultraviolet radiation, Sensors, Optical fibers, Polymers, Silica
Review Papers
Rekha Mehra, Shikha Jaiswal, Hemant Dixit
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 080901 (25 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.080901
TOPICS: Optical computing, Semiconductor optical amplifiers, Ultrafast phenomena, Signal processing, Mach-Zehnder interferometer, Modulation, Phase modulation, Optical amplifiers, Active optics, Polarization
Special Section on Precision Optical Measurements and Instrumentation for Geometrical and Mechanical Quantities
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081501 (16 July 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081501
TOPICS: Optical testing, Mechanical engineering, Optics manufacturing, Precision measurement, Manufacturing, Optical engineering, Fluctuations and noise, Lutetium, Optoelectronics, Product engineering
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081502 (14 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081502
TOPICS: Sensors, Cameras, Optical spheres, Interferometers, Fiber lasers, Light sources, 3D metrology, Optical sensors, Microscopes, Confocal microscopy
Rui-Jun Li, Kuang-Chao Fan, Qiang-Xian Huang, Jian-Zhao Qian, Wei Gong, Zhi-Wei Wang
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081503 (14 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081503
TOPICS: Sensors, Signal processing, Michelson interferometers, Mirrors, Optical engineering, Interferometers, Head, Temperature metrology, Aluminum, 3D metrology
Shiyuan Liu, Yuan Ma, Xiuguo Chen, Chuanwei Zhang
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081504 (16 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081504
TOPICS: Polarization, Diffraction, Binary data, Magnetism, Critical dimension metrology, Statistical analysis, Inverse optics, Diffraction gratings, Integrated optics, Metrology
Lei Ni, Qifeng Ren, Sheng Liao, Shuliang Tan
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081505 (1 June 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081505
TOPICS: Prisms, Cryogenics, Error analysis, Collimation, Infrared radiation, Mirrors, Infrared materials, Refractive index, Sensors, Signal to noise ratio
Shien Ri, Takashi Muramatsu, Masumi Saka, Hiroyuki Tanaka
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081506 (15 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081506
TOPICS: Projection systems, Fringe analysis, Sensors, Phase shifts, LCDs, Imaging systems, Cameras, 3D metrology, Calibration, Time metrology
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081507 (15 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081507
TOPICS: Colorimetry, Digital micromirror devices, Confocal microscopy, Sensors, Micromirrors, Calibration, Lithium, Digital imaging, Roentgenium, 3D metrology
Zhengtian Gu, Yanjun Shi, Jiangtao Zhang
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081508 (16 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081508
TOPICS: Metals, Refractive index, Sensors, Liquids, Silver, Fiber coatings, Fiber optics sensors, Cladding, Coating, Modulation
Yan Xu, Deming Liu, Weihu Zhou, Lei Ding
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081509 (16 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081509
TOPICS: Distance measurement, Femtosecond phenomena, Interferometry, Pulsed laser operation, Laser interferometry, Frequency combs, Glasses, Reflectivity, Fabry–Perot interferometers, Phase measurement
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081510 (21 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081510
TOPICS: Calibration, Interferometry, Data processing, Zernike polynomials, Optical engineering, Shape analysis, Silica, Interferometers, Temperature metrology, Iterative methods
Weisheng Li, Weixing Wang, Licheng Zhang, Hongbo Gao
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081511 (15 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081511
TOPICS: Cameras, Error analysis, Video, Calibration, Optical engineering, Computer simulations, Visualization, Intelligence systems, Lithium, Visual analytics
Guochao Wang, Shuhua Yan, Weihong Zhou, Chenhui Gu
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081512 (15 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081512
TOPICS: Phase measurement, Signal processing, Heterodyning, Diffraction gratings, Interferometers, Doppler effect, Field programmable gate arrays, Optical tracking, Optical engineering, Digital signal processing
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081513 (22 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081513
TOPICS: Video, Cameras, Inspection, Imaging systems, Optical engineering, Error analysis, Calibration, Sensors, Image quality, 3D modeling
De-chao Ye, Fa-jie Duan, Hao-tian Guo, Yangzong Li, Kai Wang
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 081514 (15 May 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.081514
TOPICS: Calibration, Sensors, Fiber optics tests, Fiber optics sensors, Contamination, Fiber optics, Environmental sensing, Light sources, Optical engineering, Head
Optical System Design
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083001 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083001
TOPICS: Zoom lenses, Optical components, Adaptive optics, Reflectivity, Optical design, Mirrors, Optical instrument design, Telescopes, Analytical research, Zemax
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083002 (16 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083002
TOPICS: Mirrors, Wavefront aberrations, Spherical lenses, Off axis mirrors, Optical spheres, Wavefronts, Imaging systems, Monochromatic aberrations, Reflectivity, Optical engineering
Imaging Systems
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083201 (3 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083201
TOPICS: Turbulence, Signal to noise ratio, Speckle imaging, Imaging systems, Optical engineering, Image quality, Computer simulations, Filtering (signal processing), Solids, Image restoration
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083202 (7 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083202
TOPICS: Cameras, Objectives, Sensors, Vignetting, Glasses, Spherical lenses, Image sensors, Monochromatic aberrations, Optical engineering, Chromatic aberrations
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083203 (8 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083203
TOPICS: Cameras, 3D image processing, Optical filters, Time of flight cameras, Digital filtering, 3D-TOF imaging, Sensors, Clouds, Video, 3D acquisition
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083601 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083601
TOPICS: Speckle, Modulation transfer functions, Staring arrays, Mid-IR, Sensors, Random lasers, Spatial frequencies, Integrating spheres, Statistical analysis, Optical filters
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083602 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083602
TOPICS: Shearography, Fourier transforms, Fringe analysis, Signal processing, Image processing, Speckle pattern, Speckle, Spatial analysis, Optical engineering, Bandpass filters
Fumin Zhang, Xinghua Qu
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083603 (3 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083603
TOPICS: Scanners, 3D scanning, Laser scanners, Photogrammetry, Distance measurement, Laser systems engineering, Sensors, Error analysis, Optical engineering, 3D metrology
Marcus Grosse, Martin Schaffer, Bastian Harendt, Richard Kowarschik
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083604 (3 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083604
TOPICS: Cameras, Calibration, Distortion, Image processing, Optical engineering, Coded apertures, Feature extraction, Device simulation, 3D modeling, Spatial frequencies
Manal Abdel-Baki, Fathy Abdel-Wahab, Fouad El-Diasty
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083605 (14 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083605
TOPICS: Glasses, Zinc oxide, Oxides, Refractive index, Zinc, Lithium, Tungsten, Ions, Switching, Polarizability
Yongqing Wang, Haibo Liu, Ye Tao, Zhenyuan Jia
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083606 (9 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083606
TOPICS: Calibration, Charge-coupled devices, Sensors, CCD cameras, Scattering, Error analysis, Light scattering, Laser scattering, Laser beam diagnostics, CCD image sensors
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083607 (16 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083607
TOPICS: Turbulence, Standoff detection, Beam shaping, Laser beam diagnostics, Spectroscopy, Sensors, Infrared sensors, Photodiodes, Fluctuations and noise, Modulation
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083608 (16 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083608
TOPICS: Inspection, Cameras, Imaging systems, 3D image processing, Sensors, Manufacturing, Optical engineering, Confocal microscopy, Calibration, Reconstruction algorithms
Hajin Kim, Charles Naumann, Michael Cornell
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 083609 (4 September 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.083609
TOPICS: LIDAR, Sensors, Projection systems, Receivers, Channel projecting optics, Modulators, Adaptive optics, Signal generators, Transmitters, Optical engineering
Optical Components, Detectors, and Displays
Rui Gong, Haisong Xu, Binyu Wang, M. Ronnier Luo
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 084001 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.084001
TOPICS: Light sources and illumination, Image quality, Visualization, Skin, Statistical analysis, Pixel resolution, Display technology, Optical engineering, Organic light emitting diodes, Switching
Weijia Liu, Daquan Yang, Huiping Tian, Yuefeng Ji
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 084002 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.084002
TOPICS: Demultiplexers, Photonic crystals, Wavelength division multiplexing, Coarse wavelength division multiplexing, Dispersion, Optical engineering, Integrated optics, Geometrical optics, Waveguides, Finite-difference time-domain method
Lasers and Laser Optics
Tianli Feng, Shengzhi Zhao, Dechun Li, Guiqiu Li, Kejian Yang, Gang Zhang, Kang Cheng
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 084202 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.084202
TOPICS: Modulators, YAG lasers, Semiconductor lasers, Chromium, Adaptive optics, Mode locking, Q switched lasers, Modulation, Mirrors, Reflectivity
Yu Chen, Chujun Zhao, Zhiteng Wang, Han Zhang, Shuangchun Wen, Jingchao Song
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 084203 (7 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.084203
TOPICS: Graphene, Fiber lasers, Mode locking, Solitons, Picosecond phenomena, Quartz, Saturable absorption, Polarization, Free space, Optical fibers
Laser Applications
Yong Jiang, Chengsi Luo, Chunming Liu, Xia Xiang, Xiaotao Zu, Xiaodong Yuan, Shaobo He, Wanguo Zheng, Haijun Wang, Haibing Lv, Wei Ren
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 084301 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.084301
TOPICS: Gas lasers, Etching, Carbon monoxide, HF etching, Silica, Carbon dioxide lasers, Laser therapeutics, Hydrogen fluoride lasers, Resistance, Laser induced damage
Optical Sensors
Rui Zhang, Xiaobing Li, Tao Xia, Ying Liu, Huaqing Lu, Jiangtao Guo
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 084401 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.084401
TOPICS: Multimode fibers, Temperature metrology, Distance measurement, Spatial resolution, Raman scattering, Data acquisition, Cladding, Signal attenuation, Raman spectroscopy, Refractive index
Geoffrey McVittie, John Enright
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 084402 (22 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.084402
TOPICS: Stars, Sensors, Point spread functions, Remote sensing, Roentgenium, Optical tracking, Prototyping, Optical engineering, Performance modeling, Image processing
Integrated Optics
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 084601 (6 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.084601
TOPICS: Waveguides, Refractive index, Metamaterials, Dispersion, Biological and chemical sensing, Waveguide modes, Wave propagation, Sensors, Biosensing, Optical engineering
Fiber Optics and Optical Communication
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085001 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085001
TOPICS: Pulsed laser operation, Terahertz radiation, Fiber lasers, Dispersion, Terahertz spectroscopy, Principal component analysis, Antennas, Fluctuations and noise, Scanning probe microscopy, Optical simulations
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085002 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085002
TOPICS: Pulse shaping, Rhodium, Fiber Bragg gratings, Temperature metrology, Photonic devices, Apodization, Sensors, Laser sources, Fiber lasers, Pulsed laser operation
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085003 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085003
TOPICS: Waveguides, Polymers, Fiber to the x, Polymer multimode waveguides, Mach-Zehnder interferometer, Optical communications, Optical fibers, Planar waveguides, Optical engineering, Beam propagation method
Wenqing Man, Jinpeng Feng, Jun Peng
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085004 (2 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085004
TOPICS: Fiber Bragg gratings, Temperature metrology, Temperature sensors, Silica, Liquids, Finite element methods, Optical design, Photonic crystal fibers, Thermal optics, Refractive index
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085005 (7 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085005
TOPICS: Polarization, Polarimetry, Optical spheres, Photonic crystal fibers, Polysomnography, Cladding, Sensors, Linear polarizers, Optical engineering, Calibration
Khanthanou Luangxaysana, Somsak Mitatha, Masahiro Yoshida, Noriyuki Komine, Preecha Yupapin
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085006 (6 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085006
TOPICS: Terahertz radiation, Telecommunications, Resonators, Gaussian pulse, Antennas, Electronic filtering, Wireless communications, Radio over Fiber, Data communications, Information security
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085007 (8 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085007
TOPICS: Temperature metrology, Silica, Refractive index, Tolerancing, Cladding, Optical fibers, Fiber characterization, Multimode fibers, Radio over Fiber, Optical engineering
Jinping Hao, Ping Yan, Qirong Xiao, Yaping Wang, Mali Gong
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085008 (8 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085008
TOPICS: Surface finishing, Optical fibers, Adhesives, Polishing, Glasses, Silicon, Quartz, Fusion splicing, Cladding, Wafer bonding
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085009 (14 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085009
TOPICS: Light emitting diodes, Receivers, Visible radiation, Error analysis, Signal to noise ratio, Optical engineering, Microwave radiation, LED lighting, Modulation, Light
Xaythavy Louangvilay, Somsak Mitatha, Masahiro Yoshida, Noriyuki Komine, Preecha Yupapin
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085010 (3 September 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085010
TOPICS: Solitons, Cryptography, Resonators, Optical communications, Optical filters, Computer security, Information security, Telecommunications, Receivers, Phase shifts
Interferometry
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085601 (3 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085601
TOPICS: Beam splitters, Microscopes, Phase shifts, Polarization, Objectives, Interferometers, Microscopy, Phase shifting, Charge-coupled devices, Digital holography
Holography
Jianshe Ma, Ping Su, Feipeng Xia, Zhenbo Ren, Tong Liu
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 085801 (3 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.085801
TOPICS: Holograms, Holography, Digital micromirror devices, 3D image reconstruction, 3D image processing, Diffraction, Distortion, 3D displays, Spherical lenses, Reconstruction algorithms
Radiometry, Infrared Systems, Tracking
Qianqian Fang, Wei Fang, Yupeng Wang, Xin Ye, BingXi Yu
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 086401 (7 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.086401
TOPICS: Black bodies, Radiometry, Sensors, Monte Carlo methods, Cryogenics, Solar radiation models, Solar radiation, Chromium, Calibration, Optical testing
Fuyu Huang, Xueju Shen, Gang Li, Guopei Wang, Zhining Zhao
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 086402 (22 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.086402
TOPICS: Target detection, Solar radiation, Solar radiation models, Sensors, Infrared detectors, Infrared radiation, Infrared imaging, Long wavelength infrared, Imaging systems, Sun
Image Processing
Wei Tang, Zhenwei Shi, Zhenyu An
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 087001 (3 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.087001
TOPICS: Minerals, Data modeling, Optical engineering, Hyperspectral imaging, Spectral models, Reflectivity, Image processing, Signal to noise ratio, Mining, Astronomical engineering
Xin Jin, Xiaotong Wang, Xiaogang Xu, Chengyong Shao, Guanlei Xu
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 087002 (9 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.087002
TOPICS: Anisotropy, Image filtering, Optical engineering, Smoothing, Image enhancement, Linear filtering, Denoising, Image restoration, Image processing, Diffusion
Shihui Zhang, Shuo Yan
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 087003 (9 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.087003
TOPICS: Image segmentation, Cameras, Image restoration, Optical engineering, Expectation maximization algorithms, 3D image reconstruction, Image analysis, Reconstruction algorithms, Image processing algorithms and systems, Error analysis
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 087004 (5 September 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.087004
TOPICS: Image fusion, Image segmentation, RGB color model, Long wavelength infrared, Multispectral imaging, Near infrared, Night vision, Optical engineering, Image processing, Infrared imaging
Machine Vision, Pattern Recognition
Zheng-Jun Liu, Qi Li, Zhi-Wei Xia, Qi Wang
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 087201 (6 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.087201
TOPICS: LIDAR, Target recognition, Image processing, Optical engineering, Neural networks, 3D image processing, Statistical analysis, 3D acquisition, 3D modeling, Target detection
Sanjeev Kumar, Asha Rani, Christian Micheloni, Gian Foresti
Opt. Eng. 51(8), 087202 (6 August 2012) doi:10.1117/1.OE.51.8.087202
TOPICS: Image classification, Image processing, Machine learning, Optical engineering, Gadolinium, Fourier transforms, Feature extraction, Network architectures, Image segmentation, Data modeling