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Research interests

My research lies within the field of non linear physics where I am focused on the theory of dissipative solitons and topological defects. 

At the moment I am working in modelling solitons in microresonators characterised by strong χnon linearity and high dimensional solitons in Kerr microresonators.

I am also interested in the theory of out-of-equilibrum quantum fluids. In particular, in the dynamics of topological defects (superfluid vortices) in Bose Einstein Condensates and superfluid liquid helium-4. 

 

Keywords

  • QC Physics
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Solitons
  • Frequency combs
  • Microresonators
  • Quantum fluids
  • Superfluids
  • Topological defects
  • Electron bubbles

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solitary waves Physics & Astronomy
helium isotopes Physics & Astronomy
defects Physics & Astronomy
Bose-Einstein condensates Physics & Astronomy
liquid helium Physics & Astronomy
nonlinearity Physics & Astronomy
vortices Physics & Astronomy
moments Physics & Astronomy

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Research Output 2015 2019

  • 6 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution

Frequency combs in a microring optical parametric oscillator

Villois, A., Kondratiev, N., Breunig, I., Puzyrev, D. N. & Skryabin, D. V., 15 Sep 2019, In : Optics Letters. 44, 18, p. 4443-4446 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soliton combs generation due to parametric up and down conversion in a microring resonator with quadratic nonlinearity

Villois, A. & Skryabin, D., 17 Oct 2019, 2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019. U. S. A.: IEEE, 8872831. (2019 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe and European Quantum Electronics Conference, CLEO/Europe-EQEC 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Vortex nucleation limited mobility of free electron bubbles in the Gross-Pitaevskii model of a superfluid

Villois, A. & Salman, H., 1 Mar 2018, In : Physical Review B. 97, 9, 094507.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)

Universal and nonuniversal aspects of vortex reconnections in superfluids

Villois, A., Proment, D. & Krstulovic, G., 4 Apr 2017, In : Physical Review Fluids. 2, 4, 044701.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

A vortex filament tracking method for the Gross-Pitaevskii model of a superfluid

Villois, A., Krstulovic, G., Proment, D. & Salman, H., 23 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Physics A: Mathematical and Theoretical. 49, 41, 415502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle