The following is a list of scientific papers, technical journals, periodicals, and conference publications which reference the use of OptiFDTD.  These references were collected from internal sources, customer submitted papers, and scientific articles via Google Scholar – and to the best of our knowledge, make use of our OptiFDTD software package. If you locate any mistakes, please notify us immediately by contacting


S. Simsek, S. Palaz, C. Akhundov, A. M. Mamedov, and E. Ozbay, “(A = Cu, Ag; B = Ga, In; C = S, Se, Te) based photonic crystal superlattices: Optical properties,” Physica Status Solidi (C) Current Topics in Solid State Physics, vol. 14, no. 6, 2017.


M. K. Chhipa, S. Robinson, M. Radhouene, M. Najjar, and K. Srimannarayana, “2D photonic crystal micro cavity ring resonator based sensor for biomedical applications,” 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, CLEO-PR 2017, vol. 2017-Janua, 2017.


A. Fantoni, P. Lourenco, and M. Vieira, “A model for the refractive index of amorphous silico for FDTD simulation of photonics waveguides,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, NUSOD, pp. 167–168, 2017.


N. S. Aminah, S. Chalimah, Hendro, R. Hidayat, and M. Djamal, “A simulation of surface plasmon resonance-based tapered fiber and sensing,” Journal of Physics: Conference Series, vol. 853, no. 1, 2017.


J. Chatterjee, An Extrinsic Fabry-Perot Interferometric Sensor using Intermodal Phase Shifting and Demultiplexing of the Propagating Modes in a Few-Mode Fiber., 2017.


R. Zafar and M. Salim, “Analysis of asymmetry of Fano resonance in plasmonic metal-insulator-metal waveguide,” Photonics and Nanostructures – Fundamentals and Applications, vol. 23, pp. 1–6, 2017.


V. Usha, R. Vettumperumal, and …, “Analysis of Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties of NiO Nanoparticles by Sol–gel Method,” International Journal of Nanoscience, 2017.


M. Kumar and M. Kumar, “Analysis of the Confinement Loss and Birefringence of Index-Guided Photonic Crystal Fibres (PCF) in the Visible Spectrum,” International Journal of Engineering and Management Research, 2017.


J. Blake, Characterization of nanostructured semiconductors by ultrafast luminescence imaging., 2017.


B. Weng, J. Qiu, and Z. Shi, “Continuous-wave mid-infrared photonic crystal light emitters at room temperature,” Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics, vol. 123, no. 1, 2017.


S. Samanta, P. Banerji, and P. Ganguly, “Design and Fabrication of SU-8 Polymer Based Photonic Crystal Waveguide,” Frontiers in Optics, 2017.


K. Kheareddine, “Design channel add drop filter based on photonic crystal cavity resonator on GaAs substrate,” 2017 International Conference on Internet of Things, Embedded Systems and Communications (IINTEC), 2017.


V. Sharma, S. K. Saini, and R. Sharma, “Design of channel ADD Drop filter using photonic crystal ring resonator,” 2017 International Conference on Computer, Communications and Electronics (Comptelix), 2017.


A. Kumari and P. K. Inaniya, “Design of photonic crystal fiber with negative chromatic dispersion and low confinement loss,” 2017 International Conference on Information, Communication, Instrumentation and Control (ICICIC), pp. 1–3, 2017.


A. I. Elgamri, Development of Low Noise-Broadband Raman Amplification Systems Based on Photonic Crystal Fibers for High Capacity DWDM Networks., 2017.


P. Kumar, Rohan, V. Kumar, and J. S. Roy, “Dodecagonal photonic crystal fibers with negative dispersion and low confinement loss,” Optik, vol. 144, pp. 363–369, 2017.


M. K. Chhipa, M. Radhouene, M. Najjar, S. Robinson, and K. Srimannarayana, “Dual micro ring resonator structure based band pass filter for CWDM applications using photonics technology,” 2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Pacific Rim, CLEO-PR 2017, vol. 2017-January, pp. 1–2, 2017.


D. Segura, D. Vega, D. Cardador, and A. Rodriguez, “Effect of fabrication tolerances in macroporous silicon photonic crystals,” Sensors and Actuators, A: Physical, vol. 264, pp. 172–179, 2017.


M. H. Lee, S. K. Moon, and Y. C. Kim, “Effect of the corneal nano structure on light transmittance,” Optik, vol. 144, pp. 647–654, 2017.


Z. D. Shi et al., “Effects of immunisation against leptin on feed intake, weight gain, fat deposition and laying performance in chickens,” British Poultry Science, vol. 47, no. 1, pp. 88–94, 2006.


P. Lourenço, A. Fantoni, and P. Pinho, “Electromagnetic simulation of amorphous silicon waveguides,” Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, vol. 10453, 2017.


D. Cardador, D. Vega, D. Segura, T. Trifonov, and A. Rodríguez, “Enhanced geometries of macroporous silicon photonic crystals for optical gas sensing applications,” Photonics and Nanostructures – Fundamentals and Applications, vol. 25, pp. 46–51, 2017.


M. Mendez-Astudillo, H. Okayama, and H. Nakajima, “Evanescently coupled rectangular microresonators in silicon-on-insulator with high Q-values: Experimental characterization,” Photonics, vol. 4, no. 2, 2017.


A. M. Mahros, M. M. Tharwat, and A. Elrashidi, “Exploring the Impact of Nano-Particles Shape on the Performance of Plasmonic Based Fiber Optics Sensors,” Plasmonics, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 1–8, 2017.


M. V. Gorkunov, I. V. Kasyanova, V. V. Artemov, M. I. Barnik, A. R. Geivandov, and S. P. Palto, “Fast Surface-Plasmon-Mediated Electro-Optics of a Liquid Crystal on a Metal Grating,” Physical Review Applied, vol. 8, no. 5, 2017.


A. Fantoni, P. Lourenço, P. Pinho, and M. Vieira, “FDTD simulation of amorphous silicon waveguides for microphotonics applications,” Proceedings Volume 10242, Integrated Optics: Physics and Simulations III, p. 102420U, 2017.


R. M. Beiu, V. Beiu, and V. F. Duma, “Fiber optic mechanical deformation sensors employing perpendicular photonic crystals,” Optics Express, vol. 25, no. 19, pp. 23388–23398, 2017.


S. Simsek, S. Palaz, A. M. Mamedov, and E. Ozbay, “Fibonacci sequences quasiperiodic A5B6C7 ferroelectric based photonic crystal: FDTD analysis,” Integrated Ferroelectrics, vol. 183, no. 1, pp. 26–35, 2017.


M. A. Uslu, G. Apaydin, and L. Sevgi, “Finite difference time domain modeling of fringe waves,” Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal, vol. 32, no. 7, 2017.


M. Baidya, P. Kumar, and J. R. Panda, “Flattened zero dispersion photonic crystal fibers with ’Y’shaped core,” 2017 2nd International Conference on Communication and Electronics Systems (ICCES), 2017.


J. Sukham, O. Takayama, A. V. Lavrinenko, and R. Malureanu, “High-Quality Ultrathin Gold Layers with an APTMS Adhesion for Optimal Performance of Surface Plasmon Polariton-Based Devices,” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, vol. 9, no. 29, pp. 25049–25056, 2017.


Y. J. Chang and R. W. Feng, “Hybrid plasmonic mode converter: theoretical formulation and design with a graphical approach,” Applied optics, 2017.


M. Sharma, N. Das, A. Helwig, and …, “Impact of incident light angle on the conversion efficiency of nano-structured GaAs solar cells,” 2017 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC), 2017.


M. Singh, “Impact of Various Parameters on the Performance of Inter-aircraft Optical Wireless Communication Link,” Journal of Optical Communications, vol. 39, no. 1, pp. 109–115, 2017.


M. K. Chhipa, M. Radhouene, S. Robinson, and B. Suthar, “Improved dropping efficiency in two-dimensional photonic crystal-based channel drop filter for coarse wavelength division multiplexing application,” Optical Engineering, vol. 56, no. 1, p. 015107, 2017.


S. Bendib and A. Zegadi, “Improved Sensitivity of the Refractive Index Sensor Based on a Photonic Crystal Waveguide,” Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, vol. 42, no. 6, pp. 2559–2563, 2017.


G. Kaur, R. S. Kaler, and N. Kwatra, “Investigations on highly sensitive fiber Bragg gratings with different grating shapes for far field applications,” Optik, vol. 131, pp. 483–489, 2017.


G. A. Smolyakov and M. Osiński, “Large-signal analysis of directly modulated strongly-injection-locked whistle-geometry ring lasers,” Proceedings Volume 10098, Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXV, 2017.


N. M. Shtykov, S. P. Palto, A. R. Geivandov, and B. A. Umanskii, “Lasing in micro-grating liquid crystal systems,” Liquid Crystals, vol. 44, no. 8, pp. 1216–1222, 2017.


A. Fantoni, M. Fernandes, Y. Vigranenko, and M. Vieira, “Local Surface Plasmon Resonance of metallic nanoparticles embedded in amorphous silicon,” Ciencia e Tecnologia dos Materiais, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. e146–e150, 2017.


Y. S. Lee, K. S. Lim, M. K. A. Zaini, and H. Ahmad, “LP11-LP01mode conversion based on an angled-facet two-mode fiber,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 29, no. 12, pp. 1007–1010, 2017.


N. Pornsuwancharoen et al., “Micro-Current Source Generated by a WGM of Light Within a Stacked Silicon-Graphene-Au Waveguide,” IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, vol. 29, no. 21, pp. 1768–1771, 2017.


N. Nguyen-Huu et al., “Mid-infrared Fano resonance in heavily doped silicon and metallic nanostructures due to coupling of Wood-Rayleigh anomaly and surface plasmons,” Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 50, no. 20, 2017.


A. BENMANSOUR, “Modélisation et simulation de la propagation d’une onde Électromagnétique (EM) dans les cristaux photoniques.,” Dspace.Univ-Tlemcen.Dz.


Y. Lu et al., “Nanosecond laser coloration on stainless steel surface,” Scientific Reports, vol. 7, no. 1, 2017.


I. Nam et al., “Observation of crystalline changes of titanium dioxide during lithium insertion by visible spectrum analysis,” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, vol. 19, no. 20, pp. 13140–13146, 2017.


Z. Gharsallah, M. Najjar, and V. Janyani, “Optic switch based on Lithium Niobate photonic crystal structure without defect,” 2017 International Conference on Computer, Communications and Electronics, COMP℡IX 2017, pp. 545–548, 2017.


A. Elrashidi, “Optical Absorption Enhancement of a-si:H Solar Cells using Plasmonic Nanoparticles and Nanoantennas,” Materials Today: Proceedings, vol. 4, pp. S27–S35, 2017.


M. Baidya, P. Kumar, J. R. Panda, and …, “Photonic crystal fibers for high data rate transfer at low loss,” 2017 2nd International Conference on Communication and Electronics Systems (ICCES), 2017.


D. Mahato, P. Kumar, and G. Rout, “Photonic crystal fibers with ultra low confinement loss and anomolous dispersion behavior,” Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Communication and Electronics Systems, ICCES 2017, vol. 2018-January, pp. 370–372, 2018.


A. Abumazwed, W. Kubo, C. Shen, T. Tanaka, and A. G. Kirk, “Projection method for improving signal to noise ratio of localized surface plasmon resonance biosensors,” Biomedical Optics Express, vol. 8, no. 1, p. 446, 2017.


K. Suzuki, T. Hirayama, and T. Arakawa, “Proposal of Compact TE / TM Polarization Switch Based on Microring Resonator,” OECC OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, pp. 1–3, 2016.


F. Zhang, J. Proust, D. Gérard, J. Plain, and J. Martin, “Reduction of Plasmon Damping in Aluminum Nanoparticles with Rapid Thermal Annealing,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 121, no. 13, pp. 7429–7434, 2017.


E. Eftekhari et al., “Sandwich-structured TiO2inverse opal circulates slow photons for tremendous improvement in solar energy conversion efficiency,” Journal of Materials Chemistry A, vol. 5, no. 25, pp. 12803–12810, 2017.


B. C. Grubel et al., “Silicon photonic physical unclonable function,” Optics Express, vol. 25, no. 11, p. 12710, 2017.


K. P. Priya and C. Mahendran, “Simulation of force sensor and analysis of its characteristics using panda ring resonator,” Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, 2017.


J. C. Iracheta, Simulation of technologically relevant SPR devices., 2017.


R. Matthieu and M. Roussey, “Slot Waveguide Enhanced Bloch Surface Waves,” Applied Sciences, 2018.


S. Simsek, S. Palaz, A. M. Mamedov, and E. Ozbay, “Spectral scalability and optical spectra of fractal multilayer structures: FDTD analysis,” Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing, vol. 123, no. 1, 2017.


S. Kirihara, “Stereolithographic Additive Manufacturing of Ceramic Components by Using Nanoparticle Paste Feeding,” Materials Science Forum, vol. 879, pp. 2485–2488, 2016.


N. Singh, R. S. Chauhan, and P. K. Inaniya, “Structure analysis of nanostructures to minimize reflectance for photovoltaic applications,” 2017 8th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies, 2017.


M. Osiński, H. Kalagara, H. Lee, and …, “Structure-induced asymmetry between counterpropagating modes and the reciprocity principle in whistle-geometry ring lasers,” Proceedings Volume 10345, Active Photonic Platforms IX, 2017.


D. Cardador, D. Vega, D. Segura, and A. Rodríguez, “Study of resonant modes in a 700 nm pitch macroporous silicon photonic crystal,” Infrared Physics and Technology, vol. 80, pp. 6–10, 2017.


M. Gritsevich et al., “Super-resolution photonic nanojet interferometry: photonic nanojet interaction with a polymer sample,” Proceedings Volume 10329, Optical Measurement Systems for Industrial Inspection X, p. 103291B, 2017.


R. Ahmed Ammar and M. Lemerini, “Surface plasmon polariton in metal-insulator-metal configuration,” International Journal of Nanoelectronics and Materials, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 183–192, 2017.


A. Abumazwed, A. G. Kirk, W. Kubo, and T. Tanaka, “Towards accurate LSPR biosensors based on the projection method: A direct measurement for refractive index,” 2017 Photonics North, PN 2017, 2017.


N. Nozhat, “Tunable terahertz plasmon-induced transparency with aperture-side-coupled disk resonators,” Optical Engineering, vol. 56, no. 5, p. 057101, 2017.


A. Soni, P. Kumar, and J. S. Roy, “Ultra low loss photonic crystal fiber with high birefringence,” 2017 2nd International Conference on Communication and Electronics Systems (ICCES), 2017.


J. S. Roy, R. Vishwakarma, P. Kumar, S. Saha, G. Rout, and J. S. Roy, “Zero Dispersion Photonic Crystal Fibers for Nonlinear Applications Zero Dispersion Photonic Crystal Fibers for Nonlinear Applications,” 2017 8th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), no. August, 2017.