Editorial
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 010101 (18 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.010101
TOPICS: Optical engineering, Optical communications, Medical research, Fiber optics sensors, Statistical analysis, Holography, Optoelectronics, Fiber optic communications, Fiber optics, Fiber lasers
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 010102 (17 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.010102
TOPICS: Lithium, Optical engineering, Sun, Lutetium, Fluctuations and noise, Mendelevium, Alternate lighting of surfaces, Chaos, Holmium, Raman spectroscopy
OE Letters
Rahat Ullah, Liu Bo, Mao Yaya, Sibghat Ullah, Muhammad Saad Khan, Feng Tian, Amjad Ali, Ibrar Ahmad, Xiang jun Xin
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 010501 (4 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.010501
TOPICS: Modulators, Frequency combs, Dense wavelength division multiplexing, Single mode fibers, Modulation, Optical filters, Multiplexing, Amplitude modulation, Phase shift keying, Signal attenuation
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 010502 (19 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.010502
TOPICS: Optical design, Structural design, Nonlinear dynamics, Optical engineering, Optical correlators, Charge-coupled devices, Optical signal processing, Joint transforms, Signal processing, Phase retrieval
Quantum and Interband Cascade Lasers with Applications
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011000 (17 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011000
TOPICS: Quantum cascade lasers, Optical engineering, Terahertz radiation, Frequency combs, Analytical research, Difference frequency generation, Electrical engineering, Laser applications, Continuous wave operation, Sensing systems
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011001 (19 August 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011001
TOPICS: Reflectivity, Quantum cascade lasers, Laser damage threshold, Optical coherence tomography, Mid-IR, Signal detection, Antireflective coatings, Imaging systems, Metals
Chul Kim, William Bewley, Charles Merritt, Chad Canedy, Michael Warren, Igor Vurgaftman, Jerry Meyer, Mijin Kim
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011002 (19 August 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011002
TOPICS: Mid-IR, Light emitting diodes, Active optics, Metals, Continuous wave operation, Mirrors, Quantum cascade lasers, Superlattices, Wafer-level optics, Gallium antimonide
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011003 (21 August 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011003
TOPICS: Absorbance, Standoff detection, Sensors, Atmospheric turbulence, Quantum cascade lasers, Spectroscopy, Aluminum, Time metrology, Chemical analysis, Laser spectroscopy
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011004 (24 August 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011004
TOPICS: Quantum cascade lasers, Waveguides, Wave propagation, Silver, Laser sources, Laser optics, Silica, Capillaries, Dielectrics, Laser beam propagation
Rolf Szedlak, Jakob Hayden, Pedro Martín-Mateos, Martin Holzbauer, Andreas Harrer, Benedikt Schwarz, Borislav Hinkov, Donald MacFarland, Tobias Zederbauer, Hermann Detz, Aaron Maxwell Andrews, Werner Schrenk, Pablo Acedo, Bernhard Lendl, Gottfried Strasser
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011005 (1 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011005
TOPICS: Quantum cascade lasers, Sensors, Biological and chemical sensing, Modulation, Frequency modulation, Spectroscopy, Phase shift keying, Absorption, Chemical lasers, Quantum chromodynamics
Lin Lei, Lu Li, Hossein Lotfi, Hao Ye, Rui Yang, Tetsuya Mishima, Michael Santos, Matthew Johnson
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011006 (5 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011006
TOPICS: Semiconducting wafers, Sensors, Infrared photography, Infrared radiation, Photodetectors, Mid-IR, Superlattices, Diffusion, Doping, Gallium antimonide
Frederic Demmerle, Wolfhard Oberhausen, Dominik Burghart, Alexander Wolf, Ganpath Kumar Veerabathran, Jonas Heiko Krakofsky, Hannes Schmeiduch, Gerhard Böhm, Markus-Christian Amann
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011007 (9 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011007
TOPICS: Terahertz radiation, Quantum cascade lasers, Polarization, Waveguides, Phase matching, Optical design, Metals, Absorption, Refractive index, Optical engineering
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011008 (11 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011008
TOPICS: Sulfur, Quantum cascade lasers, Waveguides, Hydrogen, Absorption spectroscopy, Absorption, Continuous wave operation, Modulation, Solids, Laser damage threshold
Nathan Henry, David Burghoff, Yang Yang, Qing Hu, Jacob Khurgin
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011009 (12 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011009
TOPICS: Frequency modulation, Fermium, Quantum cascade lasers, Hole burning spectroscopy, Terahertz radiation, Frequency combs, Modulation, Mode locking, Fluorescence correlation spectroscopy, Optical engineering
Lorenz Butschek, Stefan Hugger, Jan Jarvis, Marko Haertelt, André Merten, Markus Schwarzenberg, Jan Grahmann, David Stothard, Matthew Warden, Christopher Carson, John Macarthur, Frank Fuchs, Ralf Ostendorf, Joachim Wagner
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011010 (12 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011010
TOPICS: Microopto electromechanical systems, Quantum cascade lasers, Spectroscopy, Scanners, Coating, Laser sources, Silicon, Mid-IR, FT-IR spectroscopy, Sensors
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011011 (14 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011011
TOPICS: Quantum cascade lasers, Continuous wave operation, Doping, Instrument modeling, Indium gallium arsenide, Waveguides, Pulsed power, Pulsed laser operation, Lithium, Transparency
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011012 (14 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011012
TOPICS: Semiconductor lasers, Quantum wells, Laser damage threshold, Quantum cascade lasers, Reflectivity, Waveguide lasers, Heterojunctions, Aluminum, Continuous wave operation, Waveguides
Chris Sigler, Ricky Gibson, Colin Boyle, Jeremy Kirch, Donald Lindberg, Thomas Earles, Dan Botez, Luke Mawst, Robert Bedford
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011013 (19 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011013
TOPICS: Near field, Quantum cascade lasers, Optical engineering, Optical simulations, Sensors, Spectroscopy, Device simulation, Pulsed laser operation, Measurement devices, Staring arrays
Lukasz Sterczewski, Jonas Westberg, Charles Patrick, Chul Soo Kim, Mijin Kim, Chadwick Canedy, William Bewley, Charles Merritt, Igor Vurgaftman, Jerry Meyer, Gerard Wysocki
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011014 (19 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011014
TOPICS: Spectroscopy, Signal to noise ratio, Quantum cascade lasers, Absorption, Methane, Spectral resolution, Optical engineering, Signal detection, Digital filtering, Sensors
W. Ted Masselink, Mykhaylo Semtsiv, Anna Aleksandrova, Sergii Kurlov
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011015 (20 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011015
TOPICS: Quantum cascade lasers, Continuous wave operation, Laser scattering, Waveguides, Pulsed laser operation, Optical engineering, Scattering, Doping, Semiconductor lasers, Interfaces
Tanya Myers, Bret Cannon, Carolyn Brauer, Chadwick Canedy, Chul Soo Kim, Mijin Kim, Charles Merritt, William Bewley, Igor Vurgaftman, Jerry Meyer
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011016 (20 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011016
TOPICS: Gamma radiation, Quantum cascade lasers, Radiation effects, Laser damage threshold, FT-IR spectroscopy, Temperature metrology, Spectroscopy, Semiconductors, Semiconductor lasers, Quantum wells
Ayushi Rajeev, Chris Sigler, Thomas Earles, Yuri Flores, Luke Mawst, Dan Botez
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011017 (27 September 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011017
TOPICS: Quantum cascade lasers, Cladding, Gallium, Scattering, Picosecond phenomena, Quantum wells, Autoregressive models, Indium gallium phosphide, Aluminum, Electroluminescence
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011018 (5 October 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011018
TOPICS: Quantum cascade lasers, Tunable lasers, Semiconducting wafers, FT-IR spectroscopy, Pulsed laser operation, Spectroscopy, Laser systems engineering, Composites, Methane, Waveguides
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011019 (11 October 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011019
TOPICS: Quantum cascade lasers, Modulation, Hydrogen, Absorption, Spectroscopy, Target detection, Laser spectroscopy, Signal detection, Methane, Fiber lasers
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011020 (26 October 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011020
TOPICS: Terahertz radiation, Silicon, Mid-IR, Quantum cascade lasers, Absorption, Refractive index, Semiconductor lasers, Hybrid silicon lasers, Polishing, Semiconducting wafers
S. M. Shazzad Rassel, Lu Li, Yiyun Li, Rui Yang, James Gupta, Xiaohua Wu, Geof Aers
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 011021 (23 December 2017) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.011021
TOPICS: Quantum cascade lasers, Laser damage threshold, Continuous wave operation, Pulsed laser operation, Quantum wells, Indium arsenide, Lithium, Semiconductor lasers, Laser development, Gallium antimonide
Imaging Components, Systems, and Processing
Zheyi Fan, Yixuan Zhu, Jiao Jiang, Shuqin Weng, Zhiwen Liu
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 013101 (12 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.013101
TOPICS: Detection and tracking algorithms, Motion models, Image segmentation, Video, Optical engineering, Motion detection, Focus stacking software, Curium, Motion measurement, Fluctuations and noise
Meng Yang, Yu Tian, Chang-Hui Rao
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 013102 (19 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.013102
TOPICS: Image quality, Adaptive optics, Spatial frequencies, Visual system, Image filtering, Image resolution, Image scaling, Image processing, Optical engineering, Visual optics
Yan Shen, Jin-ming Ge, Guo-qing Zhang, Wen-bin Yu, Rui-tong Liu, Wei Fan, Ying-xuan Yang
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 013103 (19 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.013103
TOPICS: Filtering (signal processing), Optical coherence tomography, Signal processing, Interference (communication), Signal to noise ratio, Electronic filtering, Transformers, Digital filtering, Linear filtering, Error analysis
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 013104 (22 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.013104
TOPICS: Light emitting diodes, Optical correlators, Cameras, Optical alignment, Optical benches, X-ray telescopes, Transform theory, Fourier transforms, Optical engineering, Sensors
Jing Lei, Ping Zhang, Jiangtao Xu, Zhiyuan Gao, Jing Gao
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 013105 (23 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.013105
TOPICS: Cameras, Detection and tracking algorithms, Optical engineering, Image processing, Sensors, Denoising, Distortion, Imaging systems, Image sensors, Target detection
Bin Sun, Yingjie Li, Chen Guosheng, Junju Zhang, Bengkang Chang, Chaobo Min
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 013106 (23 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.013106
TOPICS: Image segmentation, Video, Infrared radiation, Target detection, Detection and tracking algorithms, Magnetorheological finishing, Video surveillance, Optical engineering, Infrared imaging, Infrared detectors
Jialin Yu, Jifeng Sun
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 013107 (31 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.013107
TOPICS: 3D modeling, Data modeling, Neural networks, 3D image processing, Sun, Motion models, Optical engineering, RGB color model, Image restoration, Sensors
Amir Handelman, Shoam Shwartz, Liad Donitza, Loran Chaplanov
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 013108 (31 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.013108
TOPICS: Firearms, Diffraction gratings, Cameras, Laser marking, Radon transform, Detection and tracking algorithms, Image segmentation, Projection systems, Forensic science, Optical engineering
Instrumentation, Techniques, and Measurement
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 014101 (2 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.014101
TOPICS: Polymers, Optical simulations, Tomography, Optical fibers, Optical testing, Photopolymerization, Polymer optical fibers, Finite-difference time-domain method, Optical engineering, Beam shaping
Zhaoshuo Tian, Ling Wang, Shanshan Zhang, Yanchao Zhang, Libao Liu, Erdan Gu
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 014102 (4 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.014102
TOPICS: Spectroscopy, Luminescence, Fluorescence spectroscopy, Laser induced fluorescence, Laser spectroscopy, Solids, Liquids, Charge-coupled devices, Raman spectroscopy, Laser systems engineering
Yaxuan Duan, Songbo Xu, Suochao Yuan, Yongquan Chen, Hongguang Li, Zhengshang Da, Limin Gao
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 014103 (9 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.014103
TOPICS: Modulation transfer functions, Cameras, Nonuniform sampling, Fourier transforms, Signal to noise ratio, Spatial frequencies, Optical engineering, Convolution, Error analysis, Collimators
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 014104 (11 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.014104
TOPICS: Resonators, Spherical lenses, Fused quartz, Optical engineering, Sensors, Polymers, Navigation systems, Reflection, Velocity measurements, Gyroscopes
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 014105 (19 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.014105
TOPICS: Holograms, Particles, Image sensors, Particle sizing, 3D image reconstruction, Optical simulations, Optical engineering, Signal analyzers, Holography, Image processing
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 014106 (23 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.014106
TOPICS: Wigner distribution functions, Monte Carlo methods, Ray tracing, Monochromatic aberrations, Optical simulations, Diffraction, Geometrical optics, Point spread functions, Sodium, Wavefronts
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 014107 (25 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.014107
TOPICS: Calibration, Photons, Photodetectors, Radiometry, Light sources, Diodes, Error analysis, Nonuniformity corrections, Sensors, Cameras
Guoyong Ye, Hongzhong Liu, Xuan Li, Haoyu Yu, Bingheng Lu
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 014108 (27 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.014108
TOPICS: Optical encoders, Spindles, Motion measurement, Sensors, Diffraction, Computer programming, Diffraction gratings, Head, Optical engineering, Calibration
Xiaoqian Cui, Hongbei Wang, Mengge Zhao, Yuanbo Li, Hongbin Ding
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 014109 (27 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.014109
TOPICS: Speckle interferometry, Phase shifts, Laser ablation, Molybdenum, Optical engineering, Profilometers, Laser interferometry, Mirrors, Beam splitters, Optical simulations
Jace Holton, Beiwen Li
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 014110 (29 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.014110
TOPICS: Calibration, Cameras, Projection systems, Phase shifts, Binary data, 3D metrology, 3D modeling, Lithium, 3D image processing, Fringe analysis
Optical Design and Engineering
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 015101 (3 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.015101
TOPICS: Ray tracing, Metrology, Fourier transforms, Zemax, Mirrors, Laser beam diagnostics, Diagnostics, Optical simulations, Optimization (mathematics), X-rays
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 015102 (4 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.015102
TOPICS: Vacuum ultraviolet, Semiconducting wafers, Contamination, Silicon, Lamps, Liquids, Scattering, Epoxies, Optical engineering, Wafer-level optics
Zongfu Guo, Tan Jin, Qifeng Liu, Ange Lu, Meina Qu
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 015103 (6 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.015103
TOPICS: Surface finishing, Remote sensing, Polishing, Photovoltaics, Optical components, Optical engineering, Error analysis, Optical filters, Lutetium, Linear filtering
Chupeng Zhang, Huiying Zhao, Xueliang Zhu, Shijie Zhao, Chunye Jiang
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 015104 (9 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.015104
TOPICS: Polishing, Chemical mechanical planarization, Tin, Error analysis, Surface finishing, Sensors, Kinematics, Particles, Diamond, Control systems design
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 015105 (9 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.015105
TOPICS: Diffraction, Scattering, Particles, Probability theory, Light scattering, Wavelets, Optical engineering, Dispersion, Electromagnetism, Polarization
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 015106 (10 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.015106
TOPICS: Crystals, Second-harmonic generation, Laser crystals, Harmonic generation, Potassium, Laser beam propagation, Refractive index, Phase matching, Reflection, Finite element methods
Dai Zhang, Shiqi Hao, Qingsong Zhao, Xiongfeng Wan, Chenlu Xu
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 015107 (23 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.015107
TOPICS: Signal detection, Telecommunications, Phase shift keying, Free space optics, Modulation, Atmospheric turbulence, Wavefronts, Free space optical communications, Atmospheric propagation, Wavefront aberrations
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 015108 (25 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.015108
TOPICS: Imaging spectroscopy, Sun, Mirrors, Telescopes, Coronagraphy, Ultraviolet radiation, Sensors, Information operations, Stray light analysis, Space telescopes
Hui Wang, Zheng Zhang, Kai Long, Tianye Liu, Jun Li, Changchun Liu, Zhao Xiong, Xiaodong Yuan
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 015109 (27 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.015109
TOPICS: Mirrors, Distortion, Optical mounts, Actuators, Laser systems engineering, Wavefronts, Adaptive optics, Surface finishing, Optical engineering, Analytical research
Lasers, Fiber Optics, and Communications
Qi Peng, Weipeng Guan, Yuxiang Wu, Ye Cai, Canyu Xie, Pengfei Wang
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 016101 (2 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.016101
TOPICS: Light emitting diodes, Visible radiation, Receivers, Error analysis, Detection and tracking algorithms, Signal detection, Telecommunications, Optical engineering, 3D modeling, Optimization (mathematics)
Julius Vengelis, Vygandas Jarutis, Valdas Sirutkaitis
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 016102 (2 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.016102
TOPICS: Infrared spectroscopy, Spectroscopy, Prisms, Solitons, Femtosecond phenomena, Microscopes, Numerical simulations, Dispersion, Photonic crystal fibers, Optical engineering
Chengjin Xu, Junjun Guan, Ming Bao, Jiangang Lu, Wei Ye
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 016103 (3 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.016103
TOPICS: Time-frequency analysis, Optical fibers, Signal processing, Sensing systems, Interference (communication), Pattern recognition, Convolutional neural networks, Feature extraction, Signal detection, Fourier transforms
Morad Khosravi Eghbal, Mehdi Shadaram
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 016104 (4 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.016104
TOPICS: Channel projecting optics, Radio optics, Extremely high frequency, Wave propagation, Wavelength division multiplexing, Radio propagation, Computer programming, Optical fibers, Signal generators, Signal attenuation
Yong Li, Aiying Yang, Peng Guo, Yaojun Qiao, Yueming Lu
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 016105 (8 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.016105
TOPICS: Signal detection, Error analysis, Heterodyning, Dispersion, Critical dimension metrology, Modulation, Telecommunications, Optical communications, Interference (communication), Optical fibers
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 016106 (8 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.016106
TOPICS: Phase shifts, Optical fibers, Microwave radiation, Signal generators, Wave propagation, Laser stabilization, Control systems, Fiber lasers, Photodetectors, Optical engineering
Farag I. K. Mousa, Noor Almaadeed, Krishna Busawon, Ahmed Bouridane, Richard Binns, Ian Elliott
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 016107 (9 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.016107
TOPICS: Signal to noise ratio, Lithium, Telecommunications, Transmitters, Light emitting diodes, Receivers, Visible radiation, Error analysis, Non-line-of-sight propagation, Received signal strength
Yan Liu, Honggui Deng, Shuang Ren, Chengying Tang, Xuewen Qian
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 016108 (23 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.016108
TOPICS: Signal processing, Genetics, Visible radiation, Genetic algorithms, Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing, Light emitting diodes, Optical engineering, Telecommunications, Optimization (mathematics), Electronics
Junbo Lou, Shuguang Li, Tonglei Cheng, Xin Yan, Xuenan Zhang
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 016109 (25 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.016109
TOPICS: Polarization, Gold, Optical filters, Liquids, Photonic crystal fibers, Metals, Refractive index, Surface plasmons, Spiral phase plates, Birefringence
Liang Guo, Dongjie Wang, Xiaozhen Li, Hongfei Yin, Guangcai Sun, Xiaodong Zeng, Yu Tang, Mengdao Xing
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 016110 (25 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.016110
TOPICS: Doppler effect, Synthetic aperture radar, LIDAR, Imaging systems, Convolution, Radar imaging, Optical engineering, Computer simulations, Image resolution, Antennas
Opt. Eng. 57(1), 016111 (25 January 2018) doi:10.1117/1.OE.57.1.016111
TOPICS: Phase shift keying, Interference (communication), Signal processing, Optical amplifiers, Modulation, Terahertz radiation, Four wave mixing, Superposition, Wavelength division multiplexing, Optical engineering