Publications

Group publications (updated 1/2017)

Invariant superoscillatory electromagnetic fields in 3D-space
K. G. Makris, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
J. Opt. 19, 014003 (2017)

THz generation by two-color femtosecond filaments with complex polarization states: four-wave mixing versus photocurrent contributions
V. Y. Fedorov, A. D. Koulouklidis, and S. Tzortzakis
Plasma Phys. Controlled Fusion 59, 014025 (2017)

Tailored light sheets through opaque cylindrical lenses
D. Di Battista, D. Ancora, H. Zhang, K. Lemonaki, E. Marakis, E. Liapis, S. Tzortzakis, and G. Zacharakis
Optica 3, 1237-1240 (2016)

Janus Waves   [Editors' Pick]
D. G. Papazoglou, V. Y. Fedorov, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Lett. 41, 4656-4659 (2016)

Accessing Extreme Spatiotemporal Localization of High-Power Laser Radiation through Transformation Optics and Scalar Wave Equations
V. Yu. Fedorov, M. Chanal, D. Grojo and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. Lett. 117, 043902 (2016)

Enhanced terahertz wave emission from air-plasma tailored by abruptly autofocusing laser beams
K. Liu, A. D. Koulouklidis, D. G. Papazoglou, S. Tzortzakis, X.-C. Zhang
Optica 3, 605-608 (2016)

Robust authentication through stochastic femtosecond laser filament induced scattering surfaces
H. Zhang, D. Di Battista, G. Zacharakis and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 211107 (2016)

Abruptly autofocusing beams for advanced multiscale photo-polymerization
M. Manousidaki, D. G. Papazoglou, M. Farsari, and S. Tzortzakis
Optica 3, 525-530 (2016)

Spectral bandwidth scaling laws and pulse reconstruction of THz wave packets generated from two-color laser plasma filaments
A. D. Koulouklidis, V. Yu. Fedorov, and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. A 93, 033844 (2016)

Nonlinear plasma assisted collapse of ring-Airy wavepackets
P. Panagiotopoulos, A. Couairon, M. Kolesik, D. G. Papazoglou, J. Moloney, and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. A 93, 033808 (2016)

Rogue events in complex linear and nonlinear photonic media
M. Mattheakis, I. J. Pitsios, G. P. Tsironis, and S. Tzortzakis
Chaos, Solitons Fractals 84, 73-80 (2016)

Fano resonances in THz metamaterials composed of continuous metallic wires and split ring resonators
Z. Li, S. Cakmakyapan, B. Butun, Chr. Daskalaki, S. Tzortzakis, X. Yang, E. Ozbay
Opt. Express 22, 26572-26584 (2014)

Controlling high power autofocusing waves with periodic lattices fields
P. Panagiotopoulos, D. G. Papazoglou, A. Couairon, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Lett. 39, 4958-4961 (2014)

Physics of the conical broadband terahertz emission from two-color laser-induced plasma filaments
A. Gorodetsky, A. D. Koulouklidis, M. Massaouti, and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. A 89, 033838 (2014)

A Waveguide Made of Hot Air
Arnaud Couairon and Stelios Tzortzakis
Physics 7, 21 (2014)

Controlling laser filamentation induced strong THz fields
M. Massaouti and S. Tzortzakis
Chin. J. of Phys. 52, 490 (2014)

Ultrafast electron and material dynamics following femtosecond filamentation induced excitation of transparent solids
D. G. Papazoglou, D. Abdollahpour, and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Phys. A. 114, 161-168 (2014)

State Transfer Hamiltonians in Photonic Lattices
M. Bellec, G. Nikolopoulos, and S. Tzortzakis
Book chapter in “Quantum State Transfer and Network Engineering”, Springer, p. 223-245 (2014)

Sharply autofocused ring-Airy beams transforming into nonlinear intense light bullets
P. Panagiotopoulos, D. G. Papazoglou, A. Couairon, and S. Tzortzakis
Nature Communications 4, 2622 (2013)

Detection of Harmful Residues in Honey Using Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy
M. Massaouti, C. Daskalaki, A. Gorodetsky, A. D. Koulouklidis, and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Spectrosc. 67, 1264-1269 (2013)

Tailoring femtosecond laser pulse filamentation using plasma photonic lattices
S. Suntsov, D. Abdollahpour, D. G. Papazoglou, P. Panagiotopoulos, A. Couairon, and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Phys. Lett. 103, 021106 (2013)

Eutectic epsilon-near-zero metamaterial terahertz waveguides
M. Massaouti, A. A. Basharin, M. Kafesaki, M. F. Acosta, R. I. Merino, V. M. Orera, E. N. Economou, C. M. Soukoulis, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Lett. 38, 1140-1142 (2013)

Monitoring adsorption and sedimentation using evanescent-wave cavity ringdown ellipsometry
K. Stamataki, V. Papadakis, M. A. Everest, S. Tzortzakis, B. Loppinet, and T. P. Rakitzis
Appl. Opt. 52, 1086-1093(2013)

Optically switchable and tunable terahertz metamaterials through photoconductivity
M. Kafesaki, N. H. Shen, S. Tzortzakis, and C. M. Soukoulis
J. Opt. 14, 114008 (2012)

Faithful communication Hamiltonian in photonic lattices
M. Bellec, G. M. Nikolopoulos, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Lett. 37, 4504-4506 (2012)

Observation and optical tailoring of photonic lattice filaments
M. Bellec, P. Panagiotopoulos, D. G. Papazoglou, N. K. Efremidis, A. Couairon, and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 113905 (2012)

Cavitation dynamics and directional micro-bubble ejection induced by intense femtosecond laser pulses in liquids
D. Faccio, G. Tamosauskas, E. Rubino, J. Darginavicius, D. G. Papazoglou, S. Tzortzakis, A. Couairon, and A. Dubietis
Phys. Rev. E 86, 036304 (2012)

Nonlinear propagation dynamics of finite-energy Airy beams
P. Panagiotopoulos, D. Abdollahpour, A. Lotti, A. Couairon, D. Faccio, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. A 86, 013842 (2012)

Linear and nonlinear waves in surface and wedge index potentials
E. K. Efremidis, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Lett. 37, 1874-1876 (2012)

Nonlinear light-matter interaction with femtosecond high-angle Bessel beams
D. Faccio, E. Rubino, A. Lotti, A. Couairon, A. Dubietis, G. Tamosauskas, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. A 85, 033829 (2012)

Nonlinear imaging and THz diagnostic tools in the service of Cultural Heritage
G. Filippidis, M. Massaouti, A. Selimis, E. Gualda, J. M. Manceau, and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Phys. A 106, 257–26 (2012)

Four-dimensional visualization of single and multiple laser filaments using in-line holographic microscopy
Daryoush Abdollahpour, Dimitrios G. Papazoglou, and Stelios Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. A 84, 053809 (2011)

Off-resonance and non-resonant dispersion of Kerr nonlinearity for symmetric molecules
George Stegeman, Mark Kuzyk, Dimitris G. Papazoglou, and Stelios Tzortzakis
Opt. Express 19, 22486-22495 (2011)

An intense tunable femtosecond gas-plasma THz source: application in spectroscopic studies of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
M. Massaouti, J. M. Manceau, A. Selimis, and S. Tzortzakis
J. Mol. Struct. 1006, 28-33 (2011)

Stationary nonlinear Airy beams
A. Lotti, D. Faccio, A. Couairon, D. G. Papazoglou, P. Panagiotopoulos, D. Abdollahpour, and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. A 84, 021807(R) (2011)

Measuring easily electron plasma densities in gases produced by ultrashort lasers and filaments
D. Abdollahpour, S. Suntsov, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Express 19, 16866-16871 (2011)

Physical mechanisms of fused silica restructuring and densification after femtosecond laser excitation
D. G. Papazoglou and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Mater. Express 1, 625-632 (2011)

Intense dynamic bullets in a periodic lattice
P. Panagiotopoulos, A. Couairon, N.K. Efremidis, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Express 19, 10057–10062 (2011)

Evanescent-Wave Cavity Ring-Down Ellipsometry
M. A. Everest, V. M. Papadakis, K. Stamataki, S. Tzortzakis, B. Loppinet, and T. P. Rakitzis
J. Phys. Chem. Lett. 2, 1324-1327 (2011)

Observation of abruptly autofocusing waves
D. G. Papazoglou, E. K. Efremidis, D. N. Christodoulides, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Lett. 36, 1842-1844 (2011)

Nonlinear birefringence due to non-resonant, higher-order Kerr effect in isotropic media
G. Stegeman, D. G. Papazoglou, R. Boyd, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Express 19, 6387-6399 (2011)

Optically Implemented Broadband Blueshift Switch in the Terahertz Regime
N.-H. Shen, M. Massaouti, M. Gokkavas, J.-M. Manceau, E. Ozbay, M. Kafesaki, T. Koschny, S. Tzortzakis, C. M. Soukoulis
Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 037403 (2011)

Spatiotemporal Airy Light Bullets in the Linear and Nonlinear Regimes
D. Abdollahpour, S. Suntsov, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. Lett. 105, 253901 (2010)

Direct acoustic phonon excitation by intense and ultrashort terahertz pulses
J.-M. Manceau, P. A. Loukakos and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Phys. Lett. 97, 251904 (2010)

Tailoring the filamentation of intense femtosecond laser pulses with periodic lattices
P. Panagiotopoulos, N. K. Efremidis, D. G. Papazoglou, A. Couairon, and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. A 82, 061803(R)(2010)

Coherent control of THz pulses polarization from femtosecond laser filaments in gases
J.-M. Manceau, M. Massaouti and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Express 18, 18894-18899 (2010)

Strong terahertz emission enhancement via femtosecond laser filament concatenation in air
J.-M. Manceau, M. Massaouti and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Lett. 35, 2424-2426 (2010)

Tunable intense Airy beams and tailored femtosecond laser filaments
D. G. Papazoglou, S. Suntsov, D. Abdollahpour and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. A 81, 061807(R) (2010)

Filamentation produced third harmonic in air via plasma enhanced third-order susceptibility
S. Suntsov, D. Abdollahpour, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Phys. Rev. A 81, 033817 (2010)

Dynamic response of metamaterials in the terahertz regime: Blueshift tunability and broadband phase modulation
J.-M. Manceau, N.-H. Shen, M. Kafesaki, C. M. Soukoulis, and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 021111 (2010)

Femtosecond laser induced plasma diffraction gratings in air as photonic devices for high intensity laser applications
S. Suntsov, D. Abdollahpour, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Phys. Lett. 194, 251104 (2009)

Terahertz pulse emission optimization from tailored femtosecond laser pulse filamentation in air
J. M. Manceau, A. Averchi, F. Bonaretti, D. Faccio, P. Di Trapani, A. Couairon, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Lett. 34, 2165-2167 (2009)

Efficient third-harmonic generation through tailored IR femtosecond laser pulse filamentation
S. Suntsov, D. Abdollahpour, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Express 17, 3190-3195 (2009)

Long spatio-temporally stationary filaments in air using short pulse UV laser Bessel beams
D. Abdollahpour, P. Panagiotopoulos, M. Turconi, O. Jedrkiewicz, D. Faccio, P. Di Trapani, A. Couairon, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Express 17, 5052-5057 (2009)

Linear X-wave generation by means of Cross Phase Modulation in Kerr media
A. Averchi, D. Faccio, E. Rubino, H. Valtna Lukner, P. Panagiotopoulos, P. A. Loukakos, S. Tzortzakis, A. Couairon, P. Di Trapani
Opt. Lett. 33, 3028-3030 (2008)

Few-cycle laser-pulse collapse in Kerr media: The role of group-velocity dispersion and X-wave formation
D. Faccio, M. Clerici, A. Averchi, A. Lotti, O. Jedrkiewicz, A. Dubietis, G. Tamosauskas, A. Couairon, F. Bragheri, D. Papazoglou, S. Tzortzakis, P. Di Trapani
Phys. Rev. A 78, 033826 (2008)

In-line holography for the characterization of ultrafast laser filamentation in transparent media
D. G. Papazoglou and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 041120 (2008)

Spontaneous emergence of pulses with constant carrier-envelope phase in femtosecond filamentation
D. Faccio, A. Lotti, M. Kolesik, J.V. Moloney, S. Tzortzakis, A. Couairon, P. Di Trapani
Opt. Express 16, 11103-11114 (2008)

Kerr-induced spontaneous Bessel beam formation in the regime of strong two-photon absorption
D. Faccio, M. Clerici, A. Averchi, O. Jedrkiewicz, S. Tzortzakis, D. Papazoglou, F. Bragheri, L. Tartara, A. Trita, S. Henin, I. Cristiani, A. Couairon, P. Di Trapani
Opt. Express 16, 8213-8218 (2008)

Terahertz time domain spectroscopy for the analysis of cultural heritage related materials
J.-M. Manceau, A. Nevin, C. Fotakis, and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Phys. B Rapid Communication 90, 365-368 (2008)

Ultrashort Laser Pulse Filamentation and X Wave Formation in Air
D. Faccio, A. Averchi, A. Lotti, P. Di Trapani, A. Couairon, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Express 16, 1565-1570 (2008)

Plasma strings from ultraviolet laser filaments drive permanent structural modifications in fused silica
D. G. Papazoglou, I. Zergioti, and S. Tzortzakis
Opt. Lett. 32, 2055-2057 (2007)

Ultraviolet fs laser pulse filamentation in fused silica: the role of the plasma strings in the creation of permanent structural modifications
I. Zergioti, K. D. Kyrkis, D. G. Papazoglou, and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Surf. Sci. 253, 7865–7868 (2007)

Ultraviolet sub-picosecond laser filaments enable remote LIBS analysis with potential applications in the monitoring of sculpture and monuments
S. Tzortzakis, D. Anglos, D. Gray
Opt. Lett. 31, 1139-1141 (2006)

Long-range filamentary propagation of sub-picosecond ultraviolet laser pulses in fused silica
S. Tzortzakis, D. G. Papazoglou, I. Zergioti
Opt. Lett. 31, 796-798 (2006)


Older related publications of the group leader


Time- and space-resolved X-ray absorption spectroscopy of aluminum irradiated by a subpicosecond high-power laser
S. Tzortzakis, P. Audebert, P. Renaudin, S. Bastiani-Ceccotti, J.P. Geindre, C. Chenais-Popovics, V. Nagels, S. Gary, R. Shepherd, F. Girard, I. Matsushima, O. Peyrusse, J.-C. Gauthier
JQSRT 99, 614-626 (2006)

Influence of negative leader propagation on the triggering and guiding of high voltage discharges by laser filaments
R. Ackermann, G. Méchain, G. Méjean, R. Bourayou, M. Rodriguez, K.Stelmaszczyk, J. Kasparian, J. Yu, E. Salmon, S. Tzortzakis, Y.-B. André, J.-F. Bourrillon, L. Tamin, J.-P. Cascelli, C. Campo, C. Davoise, A. Mysyrowicz, R. Sauerbrey, L. Wöste, J.-P. Wolf
Appl. Phys. B 82, 561-566 (2006)

Sub-picosecond ultraviolet laser-filamentation-induced bulk modifications in fused silica
D. G. Papazoglou, I. Zergioti, S. Tzortzakis, G. Sgouros, G. Maravelias, S. Christopoulos, C. Fotakis
Appl. Phys. A Rapid Communication 81, 241-244 (2005)

Picosecond Time-Resolved Absorption Spectroscopy of Ultrafast Aluminum Plasmas
P. Audebert, P. Renaudin, S. Bastiani-Ceccotti, J.-P. Geindre, C. Chenais-Popovics, S. Tzortzakis, V. Nagels-Silvert, R. Shepherd, I. Matsushima, S. Gary, F. Girard, O. Peyrusse, J.-C. Gauthier
Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 025004 (2005)

Enhanced harmonic conversion efficiency in the self-guided propagation of femtosecond ultraviolet laser pulses in Argon
N. Kortsalioudakis , M. Tatarakis, N. Vakakis, S. Moustaizis, M. Franco, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz, N. Papadogiannis, A. Couairon, and S. Tzortzakis
Appl. Phys. B 80, 211 - 214 (2005)

X absorption spectra in femtosecond plasmas
S. Bastiani-Ceccotti, P. Audebert, P. Renaudin, C. Chenais-Popovics, JP. Geindre, S. Tzortzakis, V. Nagels, R. Shepherd, I. Matsushima, S. Gary, F. Girard, O. Peyrusse, JC. Gauthier
J. de Phys. IV 127, 125-129 (2005)

Range of plasma filaments created in air by a multi-terawatt femtosecond laser
G. Méchain, C.D’Amico, Y.-B. André, S. Tzortzakis, M. Franco, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz, A. Couairon, E. Salmon and R. Sauerbrey
Optics Communications 247, 171-180 (2005)

Long range self-channelling of infrared laser pulses in air: a new propagation regime without ionization
G. Méchain, A. Couairon, Y.-B. Andre, C. D’Amico, M. Franco, B. Prade, S. Tzortzakis, A. Mysyrowicz, R. Sauerbrey
Appl. Phys. B 79, 379–382 (2004)

Investigation of the spatial profile of Stimulated Raman Scattering beams in D2 and H2 gases using a pulsed Nd:YAG laser at 266 nm
S. Tzortzakis, G. Tsaknakis, A. Papayannis, A. Serafetinides
Appl. Phys. B 79, 71-76 (2004)

Calorimetric detection of THz radiation from femtosecond filaments in air
G. Méchain, S. Tzortzakis, B. Prade, M. Franco, A. Mysyrowicz, B. Leriche
Appl. Phys. B Rapid Communication 77, 707-709 (2003)

Propagation of twin laser pulses in air and concatenation of plasma strings produced by femtosecond infrared filaments
A. Couairon, G. Méchain, S. Tzortzakis, M. Franco, B. Lamouroux, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz
Opt. Commun. 225, 177-192 (2003)

Concatenation of Femtosecond Infrared Filaments in Air
S. Tzortzakis, G. Méchain, G.-B. Patalano, M. Franco, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz
Appl. Phys. B Rapid Communication 76, 609–612 (2003)

Femtosecond laser induced damages and filamentary propagation in fused silica
L. Sudrie, A. Couairon, M. Franco, B. Lamouroux, B. Prade, S. Tzortzakis, and A. Mysyrowicz
Phys. Rev. Lett. 89, 186601 (2002)

Coherent subterahertz radiation from Femtosecond infrared filaments in air
S. Tzortzakis, G. Méchain, G.-B. Patalano, Y.-B. André, M. Franco, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz, J.-M. Munier, M. Gheudin, G. Beaudin, P. Encrenaz
Opt. Lett. 27, 1944 (2002)

Infrared femtosecond light filaments in air: simulations and experiments
A. Couairon, S. Tzortzakis, L. Bergé, M. Franco, B. Prade, and A. Mysyrowicz
J. Opt. Soc. Am. B 19, 1117 (2002)

Self-guided propagation of ultrashort IR laser pulses in fused silica
S. Tzortzakis, L. Sudrie, M. Franco, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz, A. Couairon, and L. Bergé
Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 213902 (2001)

Femtosecond laser-guided electric discharge in air
S. Tzortzakis, B. Prade, M. Franco, A. Mysyrowicz, S. Hüller, and P. Mora
Phys. Rev. E 64, 57401 (2001)

Femtosecond and picosecond ultraviolet laser filaments in air: experiments and simulations
S. Tzortzakis, B. Lamouroux, A. Chiron, S. D. Moustaizis, D. Anglos, M. Franco, B. Prade, and A. Mysyrowicz
Opt. Commun. 197, 131 (2001)

Break-up and fusion of self-guided femtosecond light pulses in air
S. Tzortzakis, L. Bergé, A. Couairon, M. Franco, B. Prade, and A. Mysyrowicz
Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 5470 (2001)

Non-linear propagation of sub-picosecond UV laser pulses in air
S. Tzortzakis, B. Lamouroux, A. Chiron, M. Franco, B. Prade, A. Mysyrowicz, and S. D. Moustaizis
Opt. Lett. 25, 1270 (2000)

Infrared extension of the supercontinuum generated by femtosecond terawatt laser pulses propagating in the atmosphere
J. Kasparian, R. Sauerbrey, D. Mondelain, S. Niedermeier, J. Yu, J.-P. Wolf, Y.-B. André, M. Franco, B. Prade, S. Tzortzakis, A. Mysyrowicz, M. Rodriguez, H. Wille, L. Wöste
Opt. Lett. 25, 1397 (2000)

Time-evolution of the plasma channel at the trail of a self-guided IR femtosecond laser pulse in air
S. Tzortzakis, B. Prade, M. Franco, and A. Mysyrowicz
Opt. Commun. 181, 123 (2000)

Nonequilibrium Electron Dynamics in Noble metals
N. Del Fatti, C. Voisin, M. Achermann, S. Tzortzakis, D. Christofilos, and F. Vallée
Phys. Rev. B 61, 16956 (2000)

Formation of a conducting channel in air by self-guided femtosecond laser pulses
S. Tzortzakis, M. A. Franco, Y.-B. André, A. Chiron, B. Lamouroux, B. S. Prade, and A. Mysyrowicz
Phys. Rev. E 60, R3505 (1999)

Time resolved Investigation of the Acoustic Mode Oscillations in Silver Nanoparticles
N. Del Fatti, S. Tzortzakis, C. Voisin, C. Flytzanis, and F. Vallée
Physica B 263-264, 54-56 (1999)

Transient Population and Electronic Polarization Nonlinear Optical Responses of Fullerenes in Solution
S. Couris, E. Koudoumas, S. Tzortzakis, and S. Leach
‘Recent Advances in the Chemistry and Physics of Fullerenes and Related Materials’ 5, 225-237 (1997)

Highlights



    Extreme spatiotermoral localization through transformation optics. Read more...

    Strong remote generation of THz radiation from Ring-Airy beams. Read more...






    Intense THz pulses directly excite low frequency modes. Read more...