Some papers related to the project:



  • F.Gustave, L.Columbo, G.Tissoni, M.Brambilla, F.Prati, B.Kelleher, B.Tykalewicz, and S. Barland, Dissipative Phase Solitons in Semiconductor Lasers, Phys. Rev. Lett. 115, 043902 (2015) [link|pdf]

  • B.Garbin, J.Javaloyes, G. Tissoni, S. Barland "Topological solitons as addressable phase bits in a driven laser", Nature Communications 6, Article number: 5915 doi:10.1038/ncomms6915 [link|pdf]


  • F.Marino, G.Giacomelli, S.Barland "Front Pinning and Localized States Analogues in Long-Delayed Bistable Systems", Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 103901 (2014), [link|pdf]

  • B.Garbin, D.Goulding, S.P.Hegarty, G.Huyet, B.Kelleher, S.Barland "Incoherent optical triggering of excitable pulses in an injection-locked semiconductor laser", Optics Letters 39, 1254-1257 (2014), [link|pdf]


  • M.Turconi, M.Giudici and S.Barland "Drift-Induced Excitable Localized States", Physical Review Letters 111, 233901 (2013), [link|pdf]

  • M.Turconi, B.Garbin, M.Feyereisen, M.Giudici and S.Barland "Control of excitable pulses in an injection-locked semiconductor laser", Physical Review E 88, 022923 (2013), [link|pdf]

  • A.Tierno, S.Barland, L.Gil "Oscillating Directional Domains in a Semiconductor Ring Laser", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics, [link|pdf]


  • Mathias Marconi, St├ęphane Barland, and Massimo Giudici, "Nonvolatile polarization control of a bistable VCSEL", Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 26, pp. B299-B305 (2012) [link|pdf]

  • A.Tierno, F.Gustave, and S.Barland, "Class A mode-locked semiconductor ring laser" Opt. Lett. 37, 2004-2006 (2012).[link|pdf] (note from the editor) [This paper was published in [Journal Name] and is made available as an electronic reprint with the permission of OSA. The paper can be found at the following URL on the OSA website: [article URL]. Systematic or multiple reproduction or distribution to multiple locations via electronic or other means is prohibited and is subject to penalties under law.]

  • S.Barland, M.Giudici, G.Tissoni, J.R.Tredicce, M.Brambilla, L.Lugiato, F.Prati, S.Barbay, R.Kuszelewicz, T.Ackemann, W.J.Firth & G.-L.Oppo, "Solitons in semiconductor microcavities", Nature Photonics correspondence, 6, 204 (2012). [link|pdf]


  • P.Genevet, S.Barland, M.Giudici and J.R.Tredicce "Cavity Soliton Laser based on coupled micro-resonators" in "Localized states in physics, solitons and patterns", O. Descalzi Ed., Springer Berlin Heidelberg. [link|pdf]


  • P.Genevet, L.Columbo, S.Barland, M.Giudici, L.Gil, and J.R.Tredicce, "Multistable monochromatic laser solitons". Physical Review A, 81(5):053839, 2010.[link|pdf]

  • P.Genevet, S.Barland, M.Giudici, and J.R.Tredicce, "Bistable and addressable localized vortices in semiconductor lasers". Physical review letters, 104(22):223902, 2010. [link|pdf]

  • G.Giacomelli, S.Barland, M.Giudici, and A.Politi, "Characterizing the response of chaotic systems". Physical Review Letters, 104(19):194101, 2010.[link|pdf]

  • P.Genevet, M.Turconi, S.Barland, M.Giudici, and J.R.Tredicce, "Mutual coherence of laser solitons in coupled semiconductor resonators". The European Physical Journal D-Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics, 59(1):109- 114, 2010.[link|pdf] (Note from the editor) [With kind permission of The European Physical Journal (EPJ)]

  • F.Pedaci, Z. Huang, M.v. Oene, S.Barland and N.H.Dekker "Excitable particles in an optical torque wrenchi". Nature Physics 7, 259-264 (2011).[link|pdf]



  • F.Gustave and S.Barland. "Towards temporal cavity solitons in semiconductor ring lasers" Dynamics Days Europe, June 3-7 2013, Madrid [html]


  • M.Turconi, M.Giudici, S.Barland. "Excitability and drifting laser localized structures" EOS Annual Meeting, Sept 25-28 (2012), Aberdeen. [pdf]

  • A.Tierno, F.Gustave, S.Barland. "Passive mode locking of clockwise and counterclockwise emission directions in a ring semiconductor laser", EOS Annual Meeting, Sept 25-28 (2012), Aberdeen [pdf]