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


Guli, Mina, et al. “Enhanced photoelectric performance of nanorod TiO2 film embedded with gold nanoparticles applied in dye sensitized solar cells studied by OptiFDTD.” Optical Materials 83 (2018): 200-206.


Barshe, Swapnali, et al. “Designing and Characterization of Graphene-on-Silicon Waveguides.” (2018).


Roy, Priyanka, Pallabi Das, and Siddharth Tallur. “Hybrid Numerical-Analytical Effective Index Method for Designing Large Geometry Ridge Waveguides.” 2018 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC). IEEE.


Mandal, S., S. Ranjan, and S. Lakra. “Z-domain modelling of a quadruple asymmetrical micro optical ring resonator and its performance as optical filter.” Optical Instrument Science, Technology, and Applications. Vol. 10695. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.


Usha, V., et al. “Analysis of Linear and Nonlinear Optical Properties of NiO Nanoparticles by Sol–Gel Method.” International Journal of Nanoscience 17.05 (2018): 1850003.


Bendib, S., and C. Bendib. “Photonic Crystals for Malaria Detection.” J Biosens Bioelectron 9.257 (2018): 2.


Youplao, P., et al. “Naked-eye 3D imaging employing a modified MIMO micro-ring conjugate mirrors.” Third International Conference on Photonics Solutions (ICPS2017). Vol. 10714. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.


Joseph, Gloria, and Ritika Dhaka. “Design and Analysis of low coupling, high transmission optical wavelength Demultiplexer based on two dimensional photonic crystal.” International Journal of Advanced Engineering Research and Science 5.4.


Aminah, Nina Siti, et al. “Fabrication and simulation of surface plasmon resonance (SPR)-based tapered fiber sensor for E. coli detection.” Materials Today: Proceedings 5.6 (2018): 14177-14182.


Ranjan, Suman, and Sanjoy Mandal. “Performance analysis of triple asymmetrical optical micro ring resonator with 2× 2 input-output bus waveguide.” Brazilian Journal of Physics 48.1 (2018): 74-84.


Osiński, Marek, et al. “Structure-induced asymmetry between counterpropagating modes in three-port couplers.” Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVI. Vol. 10526. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.


Low, Khee Lam, et al. “Surface Plasmon Effects and Resonance State on Square Lattice of Metallic Photonic Crystals and Defect Mode in H Polarization.” Progress In Electromagnetics Research 83 (2018): 45-56.


Ranjan, Suman, and Sanjoy Mandal. “Performance analysis of quadruple asymmetrical optical microring resonator.” 2018 4th International Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology (RAIT). IEEE, 2018.


Ranjan, Suman, and Sanjoy Mandal. “Performance analysis of triple asymmetrical optical multiple ring resonator with a 1× 3 input-output waveguide for application as an optical filter.” Applied optics 57.9 (2018): 2040-2049.


Kulshreshtha, Rakshika, and Rukhsar Zafar. “Highly Sensitive Plasmonic Refractive Index Sensor with Large Figure of Merit.” (2018).


Kennedy, Patrick R. “Plasmonic Grating Geometrics and Wavelength-dependent Focus Depth in Infrared Detectors.” (2018).


Rakshitha, M., and T. Sridarshini. “Photonic Crystal Ring resonator based 1×4 Optical power splitter.” 2018 International Conference on Recent Trends in Electrical, Control and Communication (RTECC). IEEE, 2018.


We, Kai, and Afshin S. Daryoush. “Broadband and Sensitive Lateral Optical Phase Modulators using 1D-PhC for Integrated Si-Photonics.” 2018 International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP). IEEE, 2018.


Lazarev, Vladmir Vladimirovich, et al. “Plasmonic enhancement of photocurrent in a hybrid structure with a subwavelength aluminum grating.” JETP Letters 107.8 (2018): 464-469.


Vyas, Ajay Kumar. “Analysis of different structure and nonlinear distortion of multicore fiber for power over fiber applications.” Optik 168 (2018): 184-191.


Hosen, Shakil, and Mosharraf Hossain. “Design and Simulation of 2D Photonic Crystal Based Directional Coupler.” 2018 International Conference on Innovation in Engineering and Technology (ICIET). IEEE, 2018.


Lourenço, Paulo, et al. “FDTD analysis of Aluminum/a-Si: H surface plasmon waveguides.” Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVI. Vol. 10526. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.


Pornsuwancharoen, N., et al. “A microring conjugate mirror design and simulation for naked‐eye 3D imaging application.” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters 60.7 (2018): 1653-1660.


Shtykov, N. M., et al. “Study of Lasing in Liquid-Crystal Systems with Microgratings.” Crystallography Reports 63.4 (2018): 633-640.


Ammar, Rida Ahmed. “Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Nanotechnology Specialized Researches.” Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Nanotechnology Specialized Researches (JETNSR) VOL 2.1 (2018).


Cardador, D., D. Segura, and A. Rodríguez. “Photonic molecules for improving the optical response of macroporous silicon photonic crystals for gas sensing purposes.” Optics express 26.4 (2018): 4621-4630.


Lourenço, Paulo, et al. “Finite-difference time-domain analysis of hydrogenated amorphous silicon and aluminum surface plasmon waveguides.” Optical Engineering 57.7 (2018): 077103.


Tan, Shiyao, et al. “Nano-structured GaAs Solar Cell Design, Simulation and Analysis for Conversion Efficiency Improvement.” 2018 Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC). IEEE, 2018.


Chantakit, Teanchai, et al. “All-optical wireless wavelength multiplexing and demultiplexing using resonant cavity.” Applied optics 57.27 (2018): 7997-8004.


Lourenço, Paulo, Manuela Vieira, and Alessandro Fantoni. “Simulation and Analysis of Surface Plasmon Resonance Based Sensor.” Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems. Springer, Cham, 2018.


Rodríguez-de Marcos, Luis, et al. “Design, fabrication, and characterisation of wire grid polarizers for the deep UV spectral range.” Advances in Optical Thin Films VI. Vol. 10691. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.


Pechen, T. M., and A. M. Prudnik. “Interaction of optical waves with a screening thin-film aluminum coating having nickel nanoparticles.” (2018).


Kaur, Gurpreet, and Rajinder Singh Kaler. “Photonic Based Refractive Index Sensor for Portlandite Monitoring in Civil Structure.” 2018 6th Edition of International Conference on Wireless Networks & Embedded Systems (WECON). IEEE, 2018.


Bosworth, Bryan T., et al. “Silicon Photonic Cryptographic Engines.” 2018 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC). IEEE.


Li, Ying, and Yanjun Hu. “Optical trapping and controllable targeted delivery of nanoparticles by a nanofiber ring.” Applied Physics B 124.11 (2018): 216.


Kumar, Trimesh, and Om Prakash Sharma. “An Effective Single Core Photonic Crystal Fiber For Minimum Dispersion.” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research 13.21 (2018): 15439-15442.


López Aymerich, Elena. “Design, fabrication and characterization of Si nanopillars-based photonic crystal for mechanical sensing.” (2018).


Bedi, Amna, et al. “Detection of poisonous gases using single-slot microring resonator based sensor.” Advanced Sensor Systems and Applications VIII. Vol. 10821. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.


Bhowal, Sharodiya, et al. “Highly Birefringent Photonic Crystal Fibers with Large Non Linear Coefficient and Very Low Splice Loss.” 2018 International Conference on Communication and Signal Processing (ICCSP). IEEE, 2018.


Beiu, Roxana-Mariana, Valeriu Beiu, and Virgil-Florin Duma. “Ultra-small mechanical deformation sensor using a hybrid fiber optic-based triangular photonic crystal structure.” Optical Micro-and Nanometrology VII. Vol. 10678. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.


Bykhovsky, Dima, Michael Rosenblit, and Shlomi Arnon. “Two-sided through-wafer interconnect for optical spiral delay line.” Journal of Modern Optics 65.1 (2018): 98-103.


Da Silva, Diego S., et al. “Influence of silicon nanocrystals on the performance of Yb3+/Er3+: Bi2O3-GeO2 pedestal waveguides for amplification at 1542 nm.” Synthesis and Photonics of Nanoscale Materials XV. Vol. 10521. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.


Udomsom, Suruk, et al. “Silicon photonic resonator for label-free bio-sensing application.” Third International Conference on Photonics Solutions (ICPS2017). Vol. 10714. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.


Cho, Hyun-Ju, et al. “Analysis on Design and Fabrication of High-diffraction-efficiency Multilayer Dielectric Gratings.” Current Optics and Photonics 2.2 (2018): 125-133.


Hussein, Hussein ME, Tamer A. Ali, and Nadia H. Rafat. “New designs of a complete set of photonic crystals logic gates.” Optics Communications 411 (2018): 175-181.


Kumar, Pranaw, and Jibendu Sekhar Roy. “Highly Birefringent Photonic Crystal Fibers with Flattened Dispersion and Ultralow Confinement loss.” International Journal of Microwave and Optical Technology 13.6 (2018): 552-559.


Demirdjian, Benjamin, et al. “Water adsorption by a sensitive calibrated gold plasmonic nanosensor.” Langmuir 34.19 (2018): 5381-5385.


Zafar, Rukhsar, et al. “Plasmonics-based refractive index sensor for detection of hemoglobin concentration.” IEEE Sensors Journal 18.11 (2018): 4372-4377.


He, Chuanwang, et al. “Surface plasmons superresolution nanolithography technique by using polydimethylsiloxane soft mold based on light coupling.” The European Physical Journal Applied Physics 82.3 (2018): 30401.


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.


Su, Li-Xia, et al. “Effective light scattering and charge separation in nanodiamond@ g-C3N4 for enhanced visible-light hydrogen evolution.” Carbon 139 (2018): 164-171.


Masouleh, F. F., S. M. Rozati, and Narottam Das. “Performance improvement of plasmonic-based thin film assisted MSM-PDs.” Optik 157 (2018): 733-742.


Li, Hongqiang, et al. “Effect of polarization sensitivity on ultrasmall silicon-on-insulator-based arrayed waveguide grating for fiber Bragg grating sensor interrogation.” Optical Engineering 57.6 (2018): 065103.


Zafar, Rukhsar, Sarfaraz Nawaz, and Mohammad Salim. “Fano resonance excited all-optical XOR, XNOR, and NOT gates with high contrast ratio.” Plasmonics 13.6 (2018): 1987-1994.


Choi, Seong Soo, et al. “Plasmonic Nanopore with Nanopattern and Nanoparticles for Single Molecule Analysis.” physica status solidi (a) 215.3 (2018): 1700484.


Kumar, Pranaw, Anuraag Soni, and Jibendu Sekhar Roy. “Ethanol doped photonic crystal fibers with nearly flattened zero dispersion and high birefringence.” Int. J. Microw. Opt. Technol. 13.6 (2018): 544-551.


Pugliese, Diego, et al. “Bioresorbable optical fiber Bragg gratings.” Optics letters 43.4 (2018): 671-674.


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


Muduli, Nilambar, and Hemanta Kumar Padhy. “Analysis for second harmonic generation of SF 6 soft glass PCF using 2D-FDTD technique.” Journal of Optics 47.1 (2018): 1-7.


Elmi, O. Ibrahim, et al. “Local Schottky contacts of embedded Ag nanoparticles in Al2O3/SiN x: H stacks on Si: a design to enhance field effect passivation of Si junctions.” Nanotechnology 29.28 (2018): 285403.


Kaur, Harsimranjit. “Design and Analysis of Different Configurations of Photonic Crystal Ring Resonator.” 2018 Second International Conference on Inventive Communication and Computational Technologies (ICICCT). IEEE, 2018.


Matthieu, Roussey. “Slot Waveguide Enhanced Bloch Surface Waves.” (2018).


Chatterjee, Binshati, and Sanjoy Mandal. “Performance analysis of vertically cascaded pentacle micro-optical ring resonator as optical filters with four output bus waveguides.” Optical Engineering 57.11 (2018): 116103.


Divya, J., S. Selvendran, and A. Sivanantha Raja. “Photonic crystal-based optical biosensor: a brief investigation.” Laser Physics 28.6 (2018): 066206.


Jindal, P., and H. J. Kaur. “Analysis of the Photonic Crystal Power Splitter Based on the Junction Defect Radius for Optimum Resonance.” Optoelectronics, Instrumentation and Data Processing 54.6 (2018): 576-581.


Ayoub, Ahmad B., and Mohamed A. Swillam. “High-performance optical modulator using ultra-thin silicon waveguide in SOI technology.” Physics and Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices XXVI. Vol. 10526. International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2018.


Majumder, Saikat, and Rajib Chakraborty. “Design of compact narrowband optical filter on SOI using asymmetric directional coupler.” Journal of Modern Optics 65.4 (2018): 456-464.


MARTINS, Elizete Sabino. “Análise e desempenho de um acoplador baseado em cristal fotônico dopado com érbio.” (2018).


Shi, Yunjie, and Degui Sun. “Study on Polarization State Transition of Single-mode SOI Curved Optical Waveguide Using FDTD.” 2018 IEEE International Conference on Manipulation, Manufacturing and Measurement on the Nanoscale (3M-NANO). IEEE, 2018.


Lee, Ya-Ju, et al. “Flexible random lasers with tunable lasing emissions.” Nanoscale 10.22 (2018): 10403-10411.


Chauvin, Nicolas, et al. “Determination of the spin orbit coupling and crystal field splitting in wurtzite InP by polarization resolved photoluminescence.” Applied Physics Letters 112.7 (2018): 071903.


Othman, Anas. “Control of Light-Matter Interactions in Classical and Quantum Optics.” (2018).


Bahadori, Meisam, et al. “Design space exploration of microring resonators in silicon photonic interconnects: impact of the ring curvature.” Journal of lightwave technology 36.13 (2018): 2767-2782.


Sadrpour, Seyed-Mojtaba, et al. “A 3-D Hybrid Implicit Explicit Single-Field Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method.” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility (2018).


Sadrpour, Seyed-Mojtaba, et al. “A 3-D Hybrid Implicit Explicit Single-Field Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method.” IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility (2018).


Violakis, Georgios, Nikolaos Korakas, and Stavros Pissadakis. “Differential loss magnetic field sensor using a ferrofluid encapsulated D-shaped optical fiber.” Optics letters 43.1 (2018): 142-145.


Li, Kangmei, and Amy C. Foster. “Nonlinear optics in hydrogenated amorphous silicon.” IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 24.6 (2018): 1-12.


Alonso-Orts, M., et al. “Modal Analysis of β− Ga 2 O 3: Cr Widely Tunable Luminescent Optical Microcavities.” Physical Review Applied 9.6 (2018): 064004.


Yang, Zeyuan, et al. “Reducing light reflection of CIGS solar cells with SiO 2 sandwiched by a metal nanoparticle structure.” OSA Continuum 1.4 (2018): 1313-1323.


Kumar, Varun. Design and Simulation of a Hybrid Optical Antenna on Engineered Silicon-on-Insulator. Diss. 2018.


Kovařík, Jaromír. “Kompenzace chromatické disperze pomocí Braggovských mřížek.” (2018).


Čubík, Jakub. “Využití stávajících metropolitních optických sítí pro vedení užitečné informace z optických senzorů.” (2018).


OLIVEIRA, Jackson Moreira. “Portas lógicas totalmente ópticas baseado em interferômetro de Michelson com amplificador óptico semicondutor.” (2018).