Journal Articles


Influence of ionization and cumulative effects on laser-induced crystallization in multilayer dielectrics

R. Ricca; V. Boureau; Y. Bellouard 

Physical Review Materials. 2024. Vol. 8, num. 6. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.8.063402.

Femtosecond-laser direct-write photoconductive patterns on tellurite glass

G. Torun; A. Romashkina; T. Kishi; Y. Bellouard 

Physical Review Applied. 2024. Vol. 21, num. 1. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.21.014008.


All-glass miniature GHz repetition rate femtosecond laser cavity

A. M. Delgoffe; S. Nazir; S. Hakobyan; C. Hönninger; Y. Bellouard 

Optica. 2023. Vol. 10, num. 10, p. 1269. DOI : 10.1364/OPTICA.496503.

High-efficiency non-ablative UV laser nano-scale processing of fused silica by stable filamentation

B. Hermann; O. Bernard; L. Muscarella; Y. Bellouard 

Optics Express. 2023. Vol. 31, num. 18, p. 29085. DOI : 10.1364/OE.497584.

Third-harmonic generation monitoring of femtosecond-laser-induced in-volume functional modifications

O. Bernard; A. Kraxner; A. Boukhayma; J. A. Squier; C. Enz et al. 

Optica. 2023. Vol. 10, num. 6, p. 774-782. DOI : 10.1364/OPTICA.486746.

Single-Layer Subwavelength Femtosecond-Laser-Induced Confined Nanocrystallization in Multistack Dielectrics

R. Ricca; Y. Bellouard 

Physical Review Applied. 2023-04-12. Vol. 19, num. 4. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.19.044035.

Formation Mechanism of Elemental Te Produced in Tellurite Glass Systems by Femtosecond Laser Irradiation

G. Torun; T. Kishi; D. Pugliese; D. Milanese; Y. Bellouard 

Advanced Materials. 2023-02-07.  p. 2210446. DOI : 10.1002/adma.202210446.


Femtosecond laser-shockwave induced densification in fused silica

A. Radhakrishnan; J. Gateau; P. Vlugter; Y. Bellouard 

Optical Materials Express. 2022-07-01. Vol. 12, num. 7, p. 2886. DOI : 10.1364/OME.462915.

Ultrafast Laser Direct-Writing of Self-Organized Microstructures in Ge-Sb-S Chalcogenide Glass

G. Torun; A. Yadav; K. A. Richardson; Y. Bellouard 

Frontiers in Physics. 2022-04-14. Vol. 10, p. 883319. DOI : 10.3389/fphy.2022.883319.

Glass-in-glass infiltration for 3D micro-optical composite components

E. Casamenti; G. Torun; L. Borasi; M. Lautenbacher; M. Bertrand et al. 

Optics Express. 2022-04-07. Vol. 30, num. 8, p. 13603. DOI : 10.1364/OE.451026.

Abnormal temperature dependent elastic properties of fused silica irradiated by ultrafast lasers

P. Vlugter; Y. Bellouard 

Physical Review Materials. 2022-03-04. Vol. 6, num. 3, p. 033602. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.6.033602.

On the behavior of uniaxial static stress loaded micro-scale fused silica beams at room temperature

S. I. Nazir; C. E. Athanasiou; Y. Bellouard 

Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids: X. 2022-01-19. Vol. 14, p. 100083. DOI : 10.1016/j.nocx.2022.100083.

Wavelength-multiplexed single-shot ptychography

J. Barolak; D. Goldberger; J. Squier; Y. Bellouard; C. Durfee et al. 

Ultramicroscopy. 2022. Vol. 233, p. 113418. DOI : 10.1016/j.ultramic.2021.113418.


Ultrafast laser interaction with transparent multi-layer SiO2/Si3N4 films

R. Ricca; V. Boureau; Y. Bellouard 

Journal of Applied Physics. 2021-12-29. Vol. 130, num. 24, p. 243105. DOI : 10.1063/5.0065726.

Few pulses femtosecond laser exposure for high efficiency 3D glass micromachining

E. Casamenti; S. Pollonghini; Y. Bellouard 

Optics Express. 2021-10-12. Vol. 29, num. 22, p. 35054-35066. DOI : 10.1364/OE.435163.

Highly motile nanoscale magnetic artificial cilia

T. u. Islam; Y. Bellouard; J. M. J. den Toonder 

Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences Of The United States Of America. 2021-08-25. Vol. 118, num. 35, p. e2104930118. DOI : 10.1073/pnas.2104930118.

3D metal freeform micromanufacturing

L. Borasi; E. Casamenti; R. Charvet; C. Dénéréaz; S. Pollonghini et al. 

Journal of Manufacturing Processes. 2021-06-23. Vol. 68, p. 867-876. DOI : 10.1016/j.jmapro.2021.06.002.

Contactless Optical Packaging Concept for Laser to Fiber Coupling

S. I. Nazir; Y. Bellouard 

IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology. 2021-05-18. Vol. 11, num. 6, p. 1035-1043. DOI : 10.1109/TCPMT.2021.3080513.

On the use of a digital twin to enhance femtosecond laser inscription of arbitrary phase patterns

O. Bernard; Y. Bellouard 

Journal of Physics: Photonics. 2021-05-25. Vol. 3, num. 3, p. 035003. DOI : 10.1088/2515-7647/abf743.

Direct-write laser-induced self-organization and metallization beyond the focal volume in tellurite glass

G. Torun; T. Kishi; Y. Bellouard 

Physical Review Materials. 2021-05-14. Vol. 5, num. 5, p. 1-10, 055201. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.5.055201.

Vibration monitoring based on optical sensing of mechanical nonlinearities in glass suspended waveguides

E. Casamenti; T. Yang; P. Vlugter; Y. Bellouard 

Optics Express. 2021-03-23. Vol. 29, num. 7, p. 10853. DOI : 10.1364/OE.414191.


ABH damping of monolithic silica glass cantilever by structural and material modification using fs laser micromachining

K. Tomita; T. Kishi; T. Yano; P. Vlugter; Y. Bellouard 

International Journal of Applied Glass Science. 2020-09-27. Vol. 12, num. 1, p. 36-45. DOI : 10.1111/ijag.15857.

Combined synchrotron x-ray diffraction and NV diamond magnetic microscopy measurements at high pressure

L. Toraille; A. Hilberer; T. Plisson; M. Lesik; M. Chipaux et al. 

New Journal Of Physics. 2020-10-01. Vol. 22, num. 10, p. 103063. DOI : 10.1088/1367-2630/abc28f.

Laser-induced densification of fused silica using spatially overlapping sub-30fs pulses

B. McMillen; O. Uteza; R. Clady; N. Sanner; M. Sentis et al. 

Journal Of Applied Physics. 2020-08-28. Vol. 128, num. 8, p. 083107. DOI : 10.1063/5.0011317.

Dynamical System Modeling of Self-Regulated Systems Undergoing Multiple Excitations: First Order Differential Equation Approach

D. Mongin; A. U. Caparros; J. Gateau; B. Gencer; J. R. Alvero-Cruz et al. 

Multivariate Behavioral Research. 2020-04-30. Vol. 56, num. 4, p. 649-668. DOI : 10.1080/00273171.2020.1754155.

Elastic properties of self-organized nanogratings produced by femtosecond laser exposure of fused silica

P. Vlugter; Y. Bellouard 

Physical Review Materials. 2020-02-27. Vol. 4, num. 2, p. 023607. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.4.023607.

Lens aberration compensation in interference microscopy

R. Su; M. Thomas; M. Liu; J. Drs; Y. Bellouard et al. 

Optics and Lasers in Engineering. 2020-05-01. Vol. 128, p. 106015. DOI : 10.1016/j.optlaseng.2020.106015.

Ablation in Externally Applied Electric and Magnetic Fields

J. Maksimovic; S-H. Ng; T. Katkus; N. H. A. An Le; J. W. M. Chon et al. 

Nanomaterials. 2020-01-21. Vol. 10, num. 2, p. 182. DOI : 10.3390/nano10020182.


A Monolithic Gimbal Micro-Mirror Fabricated and Remotely Tuned with a Femtosecond Laser

S. I. Nazir; Y. Bellouard 

Micromachines. 2019-09-01. Vol. 10, num. 9, p. 611. DOI : 10.3390/mi10090611.

Programmable Multistable Mechanisms for Safe Surgical Puncturing

M. Zanaty; T. Fussinger; A. Rogg; A. Lovera; D. Lambelet et al. 

Journal Of Medical Devices-Transactions Of The Asme. 2019-06-01. Vol. 13, num. 2, p. 021002. DOI : 10.1115/1.4043016.

Local tuning of fused silica thermal expansion coefficient using femtosecond laser

P. Vlugter; E. Block; Y. Bellouard 

Physical Review Materials. 2019-05-10. Vol. 3, num. 5, p. 053802. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevMaterials.3.053802.


Self-organized nanostructures forming under high-repetition rate femtosecond laser bulk-heating of fused silica

E. Kissi; Y. Bellouard 

Optics Express. 2018. Vol. 26, num. 11, p. 14024-14037. DOI : 10.1364/OE.26.014024.

Effect of the Combination of Femtosecond Laser Pulses Exposure on the Etching Rate of Fused Silica in Hydrofluoric Acid

A. Mouskeftaras; Y. Bellouard 

JOURNAL OF LASER MICRO NANOENGINEERING. 2018. Vol. 13, num. 1, p. 26-30. DOI : 10.2961/jlmn.2018.01.0006.

A Monolithic Micro-Tensile Tester for Investigating Silicon Dioxide Polymorph Micromechanics, Fabricated and Operated Using a Femtosecond Laser

C. Athanasiou; Y. Bellouard 

MICROMACHINES. 2018. Vol. 9, num. 4, p. 1365-1386. DOI : 10.3390/mi9040164.


Unraveling Brittle-Fracture Statistics from Intermittent Patterns Formed During Femtosecond Laser Exposure

C. E. Athanasiou; M-O. Hongler; Y. Bellouard 

Physical Review Applied. 2017. Vol. 8, num. 5, p. 054013. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.8.054013.

Combination of additive and subtractive laser 3D microprocessing in hybrid glass/polymer microsystems for chemical sensing applications

T. Tickunas; M. Perrenoud; S. Butkus; R. Gadonas; S. Rekstyte et al. 

Optics Express. 2017. Vol. 25, num. 21, p. 26280-26288. DOI : 10.1364/Oe.25.026280.

Conference Papers


Wavelength-Multiplexed Single-Shot Ptychography

J. Barolak; D. Goldberger; Y. Bellouard; J. Squier; C. Durfee et al. 

2020-01-01. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, May 10-15, 2020. p. AF2K.7. DOI : 10.1364/CLEO_AT.2020.AF2K.7.


Hybrid laser 3D microprocessing in glass/polymer micromechanical sensor: towards chemical sensing applications

T. Tickunas; M. Malinauskas; R. Gadonas; Y. Bellouard; D. Paipulas 

2018-01-01. Conference on 3D Printed Optics and Additive Photonic Manufacturing, Strasbourg, FRANCE, Apr 23-24, 2018. p. 106750C. DOI : 10.1117/12.2307533.



Laser-based manufacturing of freeform glass micro-optics through topological transformation

S. Y. Benketaf / Y. Bellouard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2024. 


On the interaction of femtosecond laser pulses with layered dielectric materials

R. Ricca / Y. Bellouard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2023. 

Femtosecond laser-induced modifications and self-organization in complex glass systems

G. Torun / Y. Bellouard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2023. 

In situ monitoring of femtosecond laser-induced modifications in dielectrics

O. Bernard / Y. Bellouard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2023. 


Effect of femtosecond laser-induced high pressure on fused silica polymorphism

A. Radhakrishnan / Y. Bellouard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2022. 

Investigation of femtosecond laser-enabled 3D micro-infiltration processes

E. Casamenti / Y. Bellouard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2022. 


Femtosecond laser-based optomechanical processes for permanent and high-precision fine alignment of optical systems

S. I. Nazir / Y. Bellouard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2021. 


Investigation of femtosecond laser-tuned thermomechanical properties of fused silica

P. Vlugter / Y. Bellouard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2020. 


Non-contact femtosecond laser-based methods for investigating glass mechanics at small scales

C. E. Athanasiou / Y. Bellouard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2018. 


3D monolithic dielectrophoretic actuators and resonators written by femtosecond laser

T. Yang / Y. Bellouard (Dir.)  

Lausanne, EPFL, 2017. 



Optical arrangement

S. Hakobyan; Y. Bellouard 




Multi-spectral image priniting method

A. Scholefield; M. Vetterli; Y. Bellouard; M. Pacholska; G. Baechler et al. 

EP3697740; US11248959; US2020278251; EP3697740; WO2019077589.