Editor's Picks Collection: Fibers

To honor OSA's centennial, JOSA B Centennial Editor Prem Kumar selected articles from a variety of topic areas that reflect the progression of each area over the journal's history. Below is a collection of articles in the area of Fibers.

Note that this selection of articles is not meant to be exhaustive but authoritative, showing that significant contributions were made and continue to be made in this area.

  1. Compression of optical pulses chirped by self-phase modulation in fibers

    W. J. Tomlinson, R. H. Stolen, and C. V. Shank

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 1(2) 139-149 (1984)

  2. Stability of solitons in birefringent optical fibers. II. Arbitrary amplitudes

    Curtis R. Menyuk

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 5(2) 392-402 (1988)

  3. Waveguides and fibers for nonlinear optics

    George I. Stegeman and Roger H. Stolen

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6(4) 652-662 (1989)

  4. Raman response function of silica-core fibers

    R. H. Stolen, J. P. Gordon, W. J. Tomlinson, and H. A. Haus

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 6(6) 1159-1166 (1989)

  5. Wave-breaking-free pulses in nonlinear-optical fibers

    D. Anderson, M. Desaix, M. Karlsson, M. Lisak, and M. L. Quiroga-Teixeiro

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 10(7) 1185-1190 (1993)

  6. Self-similar propagation of parabolic pulses in normal-dispersion fiber amplifiers

    V. I. Kruglov, A. C. Peacock, J. D. Harvey, and J. M. Dudley

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19(3) 461-469 (2002)

  7. Supercontinuum generation by stimulated Raman scattering and parametric four-wave mixing in photonic crystal fibers

    Stéphane Coen, Alvin Hing Lun Chau, Rainer Leonhardt, John D. Harvey, Jonathan C. Knight, William J. Wadsworth, and Philip St. J. Russell

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19(4) 753-764 (2002)

  8. Multipole method for microstructured optical fibers. I. Formulation

    T. P. White, B. T. Kuhlmey, R. C. McPhedran, D. Maystre, G. Renversez, C. Martijn de Sterke, and L. C. Botten

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19(10) 2322-2330 (2002)

  9. Large Raman gain and nonlinear phase shifts in high-purity As2Se3 chalcogenide fibers

    Richart E. Slusher, Gadi Lenz, Juan Hodelin, Jasbinder Sanghera, L. Brandon Shaw, and Ishwar D.

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 21(6) 1146-1155 (2004)

  10. Low-noise fiber-laser frequency combs (Invited)

    Nathan R. Newbury and William C. Swann

    J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 24(8) 1756-1770 (2007)