You will find below a list of general references relevant to waveguide and fiber
gratings and to waveguide optics. Optiwave Corporation does not endorse any of the
references, nor do the OptiGrating algorithms follow exactly the publications. The
references are listed for your convenience:

General books about waveguides and fibers

[1] M. J. Adams, “An Introduction to Optical Waveguides,” J. Wiley and Sons, New York, 1981.

[2] J. A. Buck, “Fundamentals of Optical Fibers,” J. Wiley and Sons, New York, 1995.

[3] W. Snyder and J. D. Love, “Optical Waveguide Theory,” Chapman and Hall, London, 1991.

General books about Fiber Bragg gratings

[1] R Kashyap, “Fiber Bragg Gratings,” Academic press, San Diego, 1999.

[2] A. Othonos and K. Kalli, “Fiber Bragg Gratings,” Artech House, Boston, 1999.

Articles about the Coupled Mode Theory

[1] A. Yariv, “Coupled-mode theory for guide-wave optics,” IEEE J. Quantum Electron., vol. QE-9, pp. 919-933, 1973.

[2] W. P. Huang, “Coupled-mode theory for optical waveguide: an overview,” J. Opt. Soc.Am. A, vol. 11, No. 3, pp. 963-983, 1994.

Transfer Matrix Method

[1] M. Yamada and K. Sakuda, “Analysis of almost-periodic distributed feedback slab waveguide via a fundamental matrix approach,” Appl. Opt., vol. 26, No. 16, pp. 3474- 3478, 1987.

Fiber and Waveguide Gratings

[1] K. O. Hill, Y. Fuji, D. C. Johson, and B. S. Kawasaki, “Photosensitivity in optical fiber waveguide: Application to reflection filter fabrication,” Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 32, no. 10, pp. 647-649, 1978.

[2] G. Meltz, W. W. Morey, and W. H. Glenn, “Formation of Bragg gratings in optical fibers by a transverse holographics method,” Opt. Lett., vol. 14, pp. 823-825, 1989.

[3] D. K. W. Lam and B. K. Garside, “Characterization of single-mode optical fiber filters,” Appl. Opt., vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 440-445, 1981.

[4] K. O. Hill and G. Meltz, “Fiber Bragg grating technology fundamentals and overview,” Lightwave Technol., vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 1263-1276, 1997.

[5] T. Erdogan, “Fiber grating spectra,” Lightwave Technol., vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 1277-1294, 1997.

[6] F. Ouellette, “Dispersion cancellation using linearly chirped Bragg grating filters in optical waveguide,” Opt. Lett., vol. 12, No. 10, pp. 847-849, 1987.

[7] P. Agrawal and S. Radic, “Phase-shifted fiber Bragg gratings and their application for
wavelength demultiplexing,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 6, pp. 995-997, 1994. 28

[8] L. Dong, et al, “Noval add/drop filters for wavelength-division-multiplexing optical fiber systems using a Bragg grating assisted mismatched coupler,” IEEE Photon. Technol. Lett., vol. 8, No. 12, pp. 1656-1658, 1996.

[9] M. Vengsarkar et. al., “Long-period fiber grating as Band-Rejection Filters”, J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 58-65, 1996.

Pulse Response of Grating

[1] A. Galvanauskas, M. E. Fermann, D. Harter, K. Sugden and I. Bennion, “All-fiber femtosecond pulse amplification circuit using chirped Bragg gratings,” Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 66, No. 9, pp. 1053-1055, 1995.

[2] L. R. Chen, S. D. Benjamin, P. W. E. Smith and J. E. Sipe, “Ultrashort pulse reflection from fiber gratings: a numerical investigation,” Lightwave Technol., vol. 15, No. 8, pp. 1503-1512, 1997.

Fiber Grating Sensor

[1] G. Meltz, “Overview of fiber grating-based sensors,” in Proc. SPIE, Distributed and muliplexed sensors VI, 1996, vol. SPIE-2838, pp. 2-23, 1996.

[2] G. B. Hocker, “Fiber-optic sensing of pressure and temperature,” Appl. Opt., vol. 18, No. 9, pp. 1445-1448, 1979.

[3] V. Bhatia and A. M. Vengsarkar, “Optical fiber long-period grating sensors,” Opti. Lett., vol. 21, No. 9, pp. 692-694, 1996.

Inverse Scattering Problem

[1] R. Feced, M. N. Zervas, and M. A. Muriel, “An Efficient Inverse Scattering Algorithm for the Design of Nonuniform Fiber Bragg Gratings”, IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics, 35(8), p1105-1115, (1999)

Mode Solver

[1] Chengkun Chen, Pierre Berini, Dazeng Feng, Stoyan Tanev and Velko P. Tzolov , “Efficient and accurate numerical analysis of multilayer planar optical waveguides in lossy anisotropic media”, OPTICS EXPRESS, Vol. 7, No. 8, p 260-272, 9 October 2000. Hyperlink