Publications

Journal Publications


Ultra-tough carbon nanotube reinforced ceramics via ion-beam engineering of interfaces

C.E. Athanasiou, H. Zhang, C. Ramirez, J. Xi, T. Baba, X. Wang, W. Zhang, N. P. Padture, I. Szlufarska, B. W. Sheldon
Under review at Carbon

(Invited Review Paper) A materials perspective on the design of damage-resilient artificial bones and bone implants through additive/advanced manufacturing

H. Le Ferrand, C.E. Athanasiou
Accepted for publication at the Journal of Minerals, Metals & Materials (JOM)
(link to be announced)

Unraveling brittle fracture statistics out of self-healing patterns forming during femtosecond laser exposure

C.E. Athanasiou, M.Hongler, Y. Bellouard
Physical Review Applied 2017, 8, 054013.
(Link)

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Femtosecond laser direct-write waveplates based on stress-induced birefringence

B. McMillen, C.E. Athanasiou, Y. Bellouard
Optics Express 2016, 24, 27239-27252.
(Link)                                                                                                                                                                                        

 micromachines-06-01365-agA monolithic micro-tensile tester for investigating silicon dioxide polymorphs micromechanics, fabricated and operated using a femtosecond laser

C.E. Athanasiou, Y. Bellouard
Micromachines 2015, 6, 1365-1386.
(Link)

 

Conference Presentations with Peer-Reviewed Proceedings


Direct-write Waveplates Using Femtosecond Lasers: Confined Stress States for new Polarization Devices

B. McMillenC.E. Athanasiou, Y. Bellouard
European Conference on Lasers and ElectroOptics and the European Quantum Electronics Conference (CLEO®/Europe-EQEC)
(PDF)

micromachines-06-01365-g004-1024Investigation of the micro-mechanical properties of femtosecond laser-induced phases in amorphous silica

C.E. Athanasiou, Y. Bellouard
Photonics West (PW) 2016, San Francisco, US
(Link, PDF)

Capturepic A monolithic micro-tensile tester fabricated by femtosecond laser to investigate silica mechanical properties

C.E. Athanasiou, Y. Bellouard
International Conference of Optomechatronics (ISOT) 2015, Neuchatel, Switzerland
(PDF)

 

Micro-tensile tester Scanning Electron Microscope image A monolithic micro-tensile tester for investigating silica micromechanics, fabricated and fully operated using a femtosecond laser

C.E. Athanasiou, B. McMillen, Y. Bellouard
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO) 2014, San Jose, US 

(Semi-Finalist for the Maiman Student Paper Competition – approx. 30 over 1000 papers submitted)

(Link, PDF)

 

Thesis Publications


PhD Thesis N#8323, Christos Edouardos Athanasiou, Non-contact femtosecond laser-based methods for investigating glass mechanics at small scales, Suisse: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), 2018.

PhD Committee Members: Prof. Y. Bellouard (Thesis Director, EPFL), Prof. D. Psaltis (Chair, EPFL), Prof. J. Vlassak (Harvard University), Prof. M. Lancry (Université Paris-Sud 11), Prof. F. Sorin (EPFL)


 

Web-based Publications


1. Newsletter topic: Lasers in additive manufacturing*

2. Newsletter topic: Ultrafast laser processing*

* The newsletters were distributed via e-mail to about 1000 members of the Optical Society of America’s (OSA) group dealing with Lasers in Manufacturing.