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Journal Articles


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.


Frequency Comb Stabilization of Ultrafast Lasers by Opto-Optical Modulation of Semiconductors

K. Guerel; S. Hakobyan; V. J. Wittwer; S. Schilt; T. Suedmeyer 

Ieee Journal Of Selected Topics In Quantum Electronics. 2018-09-01. Vol. 24, num. 5, p. 1102309. DOI : 10.1109/JSTQE.2018.2814783.

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. 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.

Ultrafast Laser to Tailor Material Properties: An Enabling Tool in Advanced Three-dimensional Micromanufacturing

Y. Bellouard 

Chimia. 2017. Vol. 71, num. 5, p. 295-298. DOI : 10.2533/chimia.2017.295.

Laser-Induced Transition between Nonlinear and Linear Resonant Behaviors of a Micromechanical Oscillator

T. Yang; Y. Bellouard 

Physical Review Applied. 2017. Vol. 7, num. 6, p. 064002. DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.7.064002.

Plasmon-less surface enhanced Raman spectra induced by self-organized networks of silica nanoparticles produced by femtosecond lasers

Y. Bellouard; E. Block; J. Squier; J. Gobet 

Optics Express. 2017. Vol. 25, num. 9, p. 9587-9594. DOI : 10.1364/Oe.25.009587.

Conference Papers


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.


Femtosecond laser assisted 3-dimensional freeform fabrication of metal microstructures in fused silica

F. Ebrahim; R. Charvet; C. Denereaz; A. Mortensen; Y. Bellouard 

2017. Conference on Frontiers in Ultrafast Optics – Biomedical, Scientific, and Industrial Applications XVII, San Francisco, CA, JAN 29-FEB 02, 2017. p. 100940U. DOI : 10.1117/12.2256550.

Non-ablative femtosecond laser exposure of fused silica in the sub-50 fs regime (Conference Presentation)

E. K. Block; B. W. Mcmillen; J. Nillon; C. Honninger; Y. Bellouard 

2017. Conference on Frontiers in Ultrafast Optics – Biomedical, Scientific, and Industrial Applications XVII, San Francisco, CA, JAN 29-FEB 02, 2017. p. 1009410. DOI : 10.1117/12.2256551.


Quantification of Bulk Densification in Fused Silica Induced by Femtosecond Laser Exposure in the Sub-50 fs Regime

B. Mcmillen; Y. Bellouard; O. Uteza; R. Clady; M. Sentis 

2016. Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), San Jose, CA, JUN 05-10, 2016.



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. 



Multi-spectral image priniting method

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




Small-scale metal castings, small-scale metal/transparent composite structures and process to produce same

A. Mortensen; Y. Bellouard; R. Charvet; C. Dénéréaz 

US2018304352; EP3374106; WO2017081635.