• S. Birkholz, E. Nibbering, C. Brée, S. Skupin, A. Demircan, G. Genty, and G. Steinmeyer. Spatiotemporal Rogue Events in Optical Multiple Filamentation. Phys. Rev. Lett., 111:243903, 2013  Download PDF (1.0 MB)  Download movie figure 5 (29.6 MB)  Download supplementary material PDF (16.2 MB)  Download movie supplementary material figure 2 (2.6 MB)
  • F. Maucher, E. Siminos, W. Krolikowski, and S. Skupin. Quasiperiodic oscillations and homoclinic orbits in the nonlinear nonlocal Schrödinger equation. New J. Phys., 15:083055, 2013Download PDF (4.3 MB)
  • C. Köhler, R. Guichard, E. Lorin, S. Chelkowski, A. Bandrauk, L. Bergé, and S. Skupin. On the Saturation of the Nonlinear Refractive Index in Atomic Gases. Phys. Rev. A, 87:043811, 2013Download PDF (1.9 MB)
  • L. Bergé, S. Skupin, C. Köhler, I. Babushkin, and J. Herrmann. 3D numerical simulations of THz generation by two-color laser filaments. Phys. Rev. Lett., 110:073901, 2013Download PDF (644 kB)
  • V. Saxena, I. Kourakis, G. Sanchez-Arriaga, and E. Siminos. Interaction of spatially overlapping standing electromagnetic solitons in plasmas. Phys. Lett. A, 377:473, 2013.
  • J. B. Götte, M. Hentschel, W. Löffler. Beyond Catoptrics. J. Opt., 15:010301, 2013.
  • M. R. Dennis and J. B. Götte. Beam shifts for pairs of plane waves. J. Opt., 15:014015, 2013.
  • J. B. Götte, S. Shinohara and M. Hentschel. Are Fresnel filtering and the angular Goos-Hänchen shift the same?. J. Opt., 15:014009, 2013.
  • S. Mauger, G. C. de Verdiere, L. Bergé, and S. Skupin. GPU accelerated fully space and time resolved numerical simulations of self-focusing laser beams in SBS-active media. J. Comp. Phys., 235:606, 2013.


  • E. Siminos, M. Grech, S. Skupin, T. Schlegel, and V. T. Tikhonchuk. Effect of electron heating on self-induced transparency in relativistic-intensity laser-plasma interactions. Phys. Rev. E, 86:056404, 2012Download PDF (1.3 MB)
  • F. Maucher, W. Królikowski, and S. Skupin. Random Perturbations in the Nonlocal Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation. Nonl. Phenom. Compl. Syst., 15:312, 2012Download PDF (1.8 MB)
  • P. Nicolaï, M. Olazabal-Loumé, S. Fujioka, A. Sunahara, N. Borisenko, S. Gus'kov, A. Orekov, M. Grech, G. Riazuelo, C. Labaune, J. Velechowski, and V. Tikhonchuk. Experimental evidence of foam homogenization. Phys. Plasmas, 19:113105, 2012Download PDF (2.0 MB)
  • P. Cvitanovic, D. Borrero-Echeverry, K. M. Carroll, B. Robbins, and E. Siminos. Cartography of high-dimensional flows: A visual guide to sections and slices. Chaos, 22:047506, 2012Download PDF (2.3 MB)
  • M. R. Dennis and J. B. Götte. Topological Aberration of Optical Vortex Beams: Determining Dielectric Interfaces by Optical Singularity Shifts. Phys. Rev. Lett., 109:183903, 2012  Download PDF (714 kB)
  • J. B. Götte and M. R. Dennis. Generalized shifts and weak values for polarization components of reflected light beams. New J. Phys., 14:073016, 2012  Download PDF (1.05 MB)
  • M. R. Dennis and J. B. Götte. The analogy between optical beam shifts and quantum weak measurements. New J. Phys., 14:073013, 2012  Download PDF (882 kB)
  • F. Maucher, W. Królikowski, and S. Skupin. Stability of solitary waves in random nonlocal nonlinear media. Phys. Rev. A, 85:063803, 2012Download PDF (1.1 MB)
  • S. Mauger, L. Bergé, and S. Skupin. Erratum: Controlling the stimulated Brillouin scattering of self-focusing nanosecond laser pulses in silica glasses [Phys. Rev. A 83, 063829 (2011)]. Phys. Rev. A, 85:029902, 2012Download PDF (156 kB)


  • I. Babushkin, S. Skupin, A. Husakou, C. Köhler, E. Cabrera-Granado, L. Bergé, and J. Herrmann. Tailoring THz radiation by controlling tunnel photoionization events in gases. New J. Phys., 13:123029, 2011  Download PDF (1.5 MB)
  • M. Grech, S. Skupin, A. Diaw, T. Schlegel, and V. T. Tikhonchuk. Energy dispersion in radiation pressure accelerated ion beams. New J. Phys., 13:123003, 2011  Download PDF (1.6 MB)  Download movie figure 4_1 (728 kB)  Download movie figure 4_2 (1500 kB)  Download movie figure 9_1 (1500 kB)  Download movie figure 9_2 (3000 kB)
  • M. Grech, R. Nuter, A. Mikaberidze, P. Di Cintio, L. Gremillet, E. Lefebvre, U. Saalmann J. M. Rost, and S. Skupin. Coulomb explosion of uniformly charged spheroids. Phys. Rev. E, 84:056404, 2011Download PDF (771 kB)
  • C. Köhler, E. Cabrera-Granado, I. Babushkin, L. Bergé, J. Herrmann, and S. Skupin. Directionality of THz emission from photoinduced gas plasmas. Opt. Lett., 36:3166, 2011  Download PDF (427 kB)
  • C. Teichmüller, M. B. Fröb, and F. Maucher. Analytical approximation of the exterior gravitational field of rotating neutron stars. Class. Quantum Grav. , 28:155015, 2011.
  • E. Cabrera-Granado, E. Diaz, and O. G. Calderon. Slow Light in Molecular-Aggregate Nanofilms Phys. Rev. Lett., 107:013901, 2011  Download PDF (280 kB)
  • S. Mauger, L. Bergé, and S. Skupin. Controlling the stimulated Brillouin scattering of self-focusing nanosecond laser pulses in silica glasses. Phys. Rev. A, 83:063829, 2011Download PDF (1.2 MB)
  • F. Maucher, S. Skupin, and W. Królikowski. Collapse in the nonlocal nonlinear Schrödinger equation. Nonlinearity, 24:1987, 2011.
  • L. Bergé, C.-L. Soulez, C. Köhler, and S. Skupin. Role of the carrier-envelope phase in laser filamentation. Appl. Phys. B: Lasers & Optics, 103:563, 2011.
  • F. Maucher, N. Henkel, M. Saffman, W. Królikowski, S. Skupin, and T. Pohl. Rydberg-Induced Solitons: Three-Dimensional Self-Trapping of Matter Waves Phys. Rev. Lett., 106:170401, 2011  Download PDF (867 kB)
  • L. Lancia, M. Grech, S. Weber, J.-R. Marquès, L. Romagnani, M. Nakatsutsumi, P. Antici, A. Bellue, N. Bourgeois, J.-L. Feugeas, T. Grismayer, T. Lin, Ph. Nicolaï, B. Nkonga, P. Audebert, R. Kodama, V. T. Tikhonchuk, and J. Fuchs. Anomalous Self-Generated Electrostatic Fields in Nanosecond Laser-Plasma Interaction. Phys. Plasmas, 18:030705, 2011  Download PDF (806 kB)
  • C. Köhler, L. Bergé, and S. Skupin. Effect of nonlinear dispersion on pulse self-compression in a defocusing noble gas. Physica D, 240:963, 2011.
  • C. Brée, A. Demircan, J. Bethge, E. T. J. Nibbering, S. Skupin, L. Bergé, and G. Steinmeyer. Filamentary pulse self-compression: The impact of the cell windows. Phys. Rev. A, 83:043803, 2011Download PDF (666 kB)


  • Y. Zhang, S. Skupin, F. Maucher, A. Galestian Pour, K. Lu, and W. Królikowski. Azimuthons in weakly nonlinear waveguides of different symmetries. Opt. Express, 18:27846, 2010Download PDF (1146 kB)  Download movie figure 8_1 (4067 kB)  Download movie figure 8_2 (4060 kB)
  • S. Mauger, L. Bergé, and S. Skupin. Self-focusing versus stimulated Brillouin scattering of laser pulses in fused silica. New J. Phys., 12:103049, 2010Download PDF (1.3 MB)
  • C. Brée, J. Bethge, S. Skupin, L. Bergé, A. Demircan, and G. Steinmeyer. Cascaded self-compression of femtosecond pulses in filaments. New J. Phys., 12:093046, 2010Download PDF (1.2 MB)
  • I. Babushkin, W. Kuehn, C. Köhler, S. Skupin, L. Bergé, K. Reimann, M. Woerner, J. Herrmann, and T. Elsaesser. Ultrafast spatio-temporal dynamics of terahertz generation by ionizing two-color femtosecond pulses in gases. Phys. Rev. Lett., 105:053903, 2010Download PDF (901 kB)
  • S. Henin, Y. Petit, J. Kasparian, J.-P. Wolf, A. Jochmann, S. D. Kraft, S. Bock, U. Schramm, R. Sauerbrey, W. M. Nakaema, K. Stelmaszczyk, P. Rohwetter, L. Wöste, C.-L. Soulez, S. Mauger, L. Bergé, and S. Skupin. Saturation of the filament density of ultrashort intense laser pulses in air. Appl. Phys. B: Lasers & Optics, 100:77, 2010.
  • M. Grech, S. Skupin, R. Nuter, L. Gremillet, and E. Lefebvre. High-quality ion beams from a nanometric double-layer target and their application to hadron-therapy. Nucl. Instr. Meth. Phys. Res. A 620:63, 2010.
  • F. Maucher, S. Skupin, M. Shen, W. Królikowski. Rotating three-dimensional solitons in Bose-Einstein condensates with gravitylike attractive nonlocal interaction. Phys. Rev. A, 81:063617, 2010Download PDF (419 kB)
  • C. Brée, A. Demircan, S. Skupin, L. Bergé, and G. Steinmeyer. Plasma Induced Pulse Breaking in Filamentary Self-Compression. Laser Physics, 20:1107, 2010.
  • I. Babushkin, S. Skupin, and J. Herrmann. Generation of terahertz radiation from ionizing two-color laser pulses in Ar filled metallic hollow waveguides. Opt. Express, 18:9658, 2010Download PDF (1149 kB)
  • L. Bergé, S. Mauger, and S. Skupin. Multifilamentation of powerful optical pulses in silica. Phys. Rev. A, 81:013817, 2010Download PDF (1.1 MB)
  • L. Bergé, C. Köhler, and S. Skupin. Compression of ultrashort UV pulses in a self-defocusing gas. Phys. Rev. A, 81:011805, 2010Download PDF (308 kB)


  • F. Maucher, D. Buccoliero, S. Skupin, M. Grech, A. Desyatnikov, and W. Królikowski. Tracking azimuthons in nonlocal nonlinear media. Opt. Quant. Electron., 41:337, 2009Download PDF (413 kB)
  • M. Grech, S. Skupin, R. Nuter, L. Gremillet, and E. Lefebvre. High-quality ion beams by irradiating a nano-structured target with a petawatt laser pulse. New J. Phys. 11:093035, 2009Download PDF (649 kB)
  • C. Brée, A. Demircan, S. Skupin, L. Bergé, and G. Steinmeyer. Self-pinching of pulsed laser beams during filamentary propagation. Opt. Express, 17:16429, 2009Download PDF (4877 kB)
  • S. Depierreux, C. Labaune D. T. Michel, C. Stenz, P. Nicolaï, M. Grech, G. Riazuelo, S. Weber, C. Riconda, V. T. Tikhonchuk, P. Loiseau, N. G. Borisenko, W. Nazarov, S. Hüller, D. Pesme, M. Casanova, J. Limpouch, C. Meyer, P. Di-Nicola, R. Wrobel, E. Alozy, P. Romary, G. Thiell, G. Soullié, C. Reverdin, and B. Villette. Laser Smoothing and Imprint Reduction with a Foam Layer in the Multikilojoule Regime. Phys. Rev. Lett., 102:195005, 2009Download PDF (903 kB)
  • M. Grech, G. Riazuelo, D. Pesme, S. Weber, and V. T. Tikhonchuk. Coherent Forward Stimulated-Brillouin Scattering of a Spatially Incoherent Laser Beam in a Plasma and Its Effect on Beam Spray. Phys. Rev. Lett., 102:155001, 2009Download PDF (175 kB)
  • L. Bergé, S. Skupin, and G. Steinmeyer. Self-recompression of laser filaments exiting a gas cell. Phys. Rev. A, 79:033838, 2009Download PDF (540 kB)
  • L. Bergé and S. Skupin. Modeling ultrashort filaments of light. Discrete Continuous Dyn. Syst., 23:1099, 2009.


  • L. Videau, E. Alozy, I.  Bailly, N. Borisenko, J. Y. Boutin, J. Breil, S. Brygoo, M. Casanova, A. Casner, L. Chauvel, C. Chenais-Popovics, C. Courtois, S. Darbon, S. Depierreux, J. M. Di-Nicola, P. Di-Nicola, F. Durut, A. Duval, J. Ebrardt, J. L. Feugeas, C. Fourment, S. Gary, J. C. Gauthier, M. Grech, O. Henry, A. Herve, S. Hulin, S. Huller, G. Huser, J. P. Jadaud, F. Jequier, Ch. Labaune, J. Limpouch, P. Loiseau, O. Lutz, P. H. Maire, M. Mangeant, C. Meyer, D. T. Michel, J. L. Miquel, M. C. Monteil, M. Naudy, W. Nazarov, Ph. Nicolai, O. Peyrusse, F. Philippe, D. Raffestin, C. Reverdin, G. Riazuello, Ph. Romary, R. Rosch, C. Rousseaux, G. Soullie, S. Schmitt, G. Schurtz, Ch. Stenz, V. Tassin, F. Thais, C. Thessieux, G. Thiell, M. Theobald, V. Tikhonchuk, J. L. Ulmer, B. Villette, F. Wagon, and R. Wrobel. Overview of on-going LIL experiments. Plasma Phys. Control. Fusion, 50:124017, 2008.
  • L. Bergé, S. Skupin, and G. Steinmeyer. Temporal self-restoration of compressed optical filaments. Phys. Rev. Lett., 101:213901, 2008Download PDF (887 kB)
  • L. Bergé, S. Skupin, R. Nuter, J. Kasparian, and J. P. Wolf. Ultrashort filaments of light in weakly ionized, optically transparent media (vol 70, pg 1633, 2007). Rep. Prog. Phys., 71:109801, 2008.
  • J.-L. Feugeas, Ph. Nicolaï, X. Ribeyre, G. Schurtz, V. Tikhonchuk, and M. Grech. Modeling of two-dimensional effects in hot spot relaxation in laser-produced plasmas. Phys. Plasmas, 15:062701, 2008Download PDF (1900 kB)
  • S. Skupin, M. Grech, and W. Królikowski. Rotating soliton solutions in nonlocal nonlinear media. Opt. Express, 16:9118, 2008Download PDF (288 kB)  Download movie figure 7 (1779 kB)  Download movie figure 8 (3689 kB)  Download movie figure 9 (2041 kB)
  • L. Bergé and S. Skupin. Sub-2fs pulses generated by self-channeling in the deep ultraviolet. Opt. Lett., 33:750, 2008Download PDF (286 kB)
  • L. Bergé and S. Skupin. Few-cycle light bullets created by femtosecond filaments. Phys. Rev. Lett., 100:113902, 2008Download PDF (713 kB)

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