Publication List

                                                                   Journal papers

L. D. van Putten, E. Numkam Fokoua, S. M. A. Mousavi, W. Belardi, S. Chaudhuri, J. V. Badding, F. Poletti
Exploring the Effect of the Core Boundary Curvature in Hollow Antiresonant Fibers
IEEE Photon. Techn. Lett. 2017, Vol 29(2), pp 263-266

W. Belardi
“Design and properties of hollow antiresonant fibers for the visible and near infrared spectral range”
IEEE J. Lightwave Technology 2015, Vol. 33(21) pp. 4497-4503

J. D. Shepard, A. Urich, R. M. Carter, P. Jaworski, R. R. Maier,  W. Belardi, F. Yu, W. J. Wadsworth, J. C. Knight, and D. P. Hand
“Silica hollow core microstructured fibers for beam delivery in industrial and medical applications"”
Frontiers in Physics 2015, Vol. 3 pp 24

Z. Wang, W. Belardi, F. Yu,  W. J. Wadsworth, and J. C. Knight
“Efficient diode-pumped mid-infrared emission from acetylene-filled hollow-core fiber”
Opt. Express 2014, Vol. 22 (8) pp. 21872-21878

W. Belardi and J. C. Knight
"Hollow antiresonant fibers with low bending loss"
Opt. Express 2014, Vol. 22 (8) pp. 10091-10096

W. Belardi and J. C. Knight
"Hollow antiresonant fibers with reduced attenuation"
Optics Letters 2014 Vol. 39(7) pp. 1853-1856

W. Belardi and J. C. Knight
"Effect of core boundary curvature on the confinement losses of hollow antiresonant fibers"
Opt. Express 2013 Vol. 21(19) pp. 21912-21917

W. Belardi, G. Bouwmans, L. Provino and M. Douay
“Form-induced birefringence in elliptical hollow photonic crystal fiber with large mode area”
IEEE J. Quantum Electr. 2005  Vol. 41 (12) pp.1558-1564

M. Fuochi, J. R. Hayes, K. Furusawa, W. Belardi, J. C. Baggett, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson “Polarization mode dispersion reduction in spun large mode area silica holey fibres” Optics Express 2004 Vol.12 (9) pp.1972-1977

J. H. V. Price, T. M. Monro, K. Furusawa, W. Belardi, J. C. Baggett, S. Coyle, C. Netti, J. J. Baumberg, R. Paschotta, and D. J. Richardson,”UV generation in a pure silica holey fiber”, Applied Physics B 2003 Vol.77 (2) pp.291-298

J. H.Lee, W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, P. Petropoulos, Z.Yusoff, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson,”Four-wave mixing based 10Gbit/s tuneable wavelength conversion using a holey fiber with a high SBS threshold”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 2003 Vol.15 (3) pp. 440-442

J. H. Lee, Z. Yusoff , W. Belardi, M. Ibsen, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson,”A tuneable WDM wavelength converter based on cross phase modulation effects in normal dispersion holey fiber”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 2003 Vol.15 (3) pp. 437-439

L. Tartara, I. Cristiani, V. Degiorgio, F. Carbone, D.Faccio, M. Romagnoli, and W. Belardi “Phase-matched nonlinear interactions in a holey fiber induced by infrared super-continuum generation”
Optics Communication 2003 215 (1)  pp.191-7

J. H.Lee, Z.Yusoff, W. Belardi, M. Ibsen, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson, ”Investigation of Brillouin effects in small-core holey optical fiber: lasing and scattering”, Optics Letters 2002 Vol.27 (11) pp.927-9

J. H. Lee, P. C. Teh, Z. Yusoff, M. Ibsen, W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson,”A holey fiber-based nonlinear thresholding device for optical CDMA receiver performance enhancement”, IEEE Photonics Technology Letters 2002 Vol.14 (6) pp.876-8

J. H. V. Price, W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, A. Malinowski, A. Piper, and D. J. Richardson,”Soliton transmission and supercontinuum generation in holey fiber using a diode pumped Ytterbium fiber source”, Optics Express 2002 Vol.10 (8) pp.382-7

Z. Yusoff, J. H. Lee, W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, P. C .Teh, and D. J. Richardson, “Raman effects in a highly nonlinear holey fiber: amplification and modulation”, Optics Letters 2002 Vol.27 (6) pp. 424-6

P. Petropoulos, T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, J. H. Lee, and D. J. Richardson,”2R-regenerative all-optical switch based on a highly nonlinear holey fiber”, Optics Letters 2001 Vol.26(16) pp.1233-5

C.W. J. Hillman, W. S. Brocklesby, T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, and D. J. Richardson,”Structural and optical characterisation of holey fibres using scanning probe microscopy”, Electron. Lett. 2001 Vol.37 (21) pp.1283-4

D. Faccio, A. Busacca, W. Belardi, V. Pruneri, P. G. Kazansky, and T. M. Monro, D. J. Richardson, B. Grappe, M. Cooper, and C.N. Pannell,”First demonstration of thermal poling in holey fibres”, Electron. Lett. 2001 Vol.37 (2) pp.107-8

T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, J. C. Baggett, N. G. R. Broderick, and D. J. Richardson,”Sensing with microsructured optical fibres”, Journal of Measurement Science and Technology 2001 Vol.12 (7) pp.854-8

J. C. Baggett, T.M. Monro, W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, and D. J. Richardson, ”Assorted core air-clad fibre”, Electronic Letters 2000 Vol.36(25) pp.2065-6

                                                                     Invited conferences

J. Lousteau, E. Ceci-Ginistrelli, D. Pugliese, N. G. Boetti, W. Belardi, D. Milanese, F. Poletti, "Mid-IR glasses and fibers", ET CMOS 2016, Montreal (Canada), 25-27 May 2016

W. Belardi, "Hollow core optical fibers: a brief history and future perspectives", Physics COLLOQUIA, University of Pavia, Pavia (Italy), 10 Mars 2016

J. C. Knight, W. Belardi, F. Yu “Out of the Blue and into the Black - Silica Fibers for the Mid-IR”
ASSL 2014, Shanghai 16 November-21November 2014

J. C. Knight, W. Belardi, F. Yu
“Confining light in a silica optical fibre with a hollow core”
ICOOPMA 2014, Leeds 27 July-1Aug 2014

J. C. Knight, W. Belardi, F. Yu
“Better performance from hollow-core fibres”
RANK Prize Symposium 16-19 June 2014

W. Belardi, "I have a dream", IEEE Photonics Society Malaysia Chapter, Multimedia University, Cyberjaya (Malaysia),  31 Oct 2013

W. Belardi, F. Yu, A. Urich, P. Jaworski, R. R. J. Maier, J. D. Shephard,  W. J. Wadsworth, D. P. Hand and  J. C. Knight,“Hollow Core Fibers: An Efficient Way for Handling High Optical Powers and Accessing New Wavelengths”, ICP 2013, Melaka 28-30 Oct 2013

J. H. V. Price, A. Malinowski, A. Piper, F. He, W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, M. Ibsen, B. C. Thomsen, Y. Jeong, C. Codemard, M. A. F. Roelens, P. Dupriez, J. K. Sahu, J. Nilsson, D. J. Richardson,”Advances in high power short pulse fiber laser systems and technology”, Photonics West 2005 San Jose 22-27 Jan 2005

H. Turcicova, J. Dostal, G. Kuhnova, J. Knyttl, J. Skala, M. Pfeifer, M. Divoky, M. Smrz, O. Novak, P. Bohm, A. Dombrovsky, W. Belardi and P. Straka,“Hybrid laser chain SOFIA as a test laboratory for the petawatt up-grade of Prague Asterix Laser System (PALS)”, International Workshop on Optical Parametric Processes and Periodical Structures 2004,Vilnius. 26-29 Sep 2004

 D. J. Richardson, K. Furusawa, H. Ebendorff-Heidepriem, P. Petropoulos, V. Finazzi, J. C. Baggett, W. Belardi, T. A. Kogure, J. H. Lee, Z. Yusoff, J. Nilsson, Y. Jeong, J. K. Sahu and T. M. Monro
“Practical applications of holey optical fibers”
OFC 2004 Los Angeles 22-27 Feb 2004

J. H. Lee, W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson, ”Holey fibre based nonlinear optical devices for telecommunications”, CLEO/QELS 2003 Baltimore 3-5 Jun 2003

J. H. Lee, D. J. Richardson, Z.Yusoff, W. Belardi, and T. M. Monro, ”System applications of holey fibers”, LEOS 2002 Glasgow 10-14 Nov 2002

T. M. Monro, V. Finazzi, W. Belardi, K. M. Kiang, J. H. Lee, and D. J. Richardson, ”Highly nonlinear holey optical fibres: design manufacture and device applications”,ECOC 2002 Copenhagen 8-12 Sep 2002 Sl.05 (Invited)

D. J. Richardson, J. H. Lee, Z.Yusoff, W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, J. H.V. Price, M. Kiang, K. Frampton, D. Hewak, J. A. Tucknott, R. C. Moore, H. N. Rutt, and T. M. Monro, ”Holey fibers for nonlinear fiber devices”, Optical Amplifiers And Their Applications (OAA) 2002 Vancouver 14-17 Jul 2002

D. J. Richardson, T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, and K. Furusawa, ”Holey fibers: new opportunities for manipulating light”, OECC 2002 Yokohama, Japan 8-12 Jul 2002 12D2-1

D. J. Richardson, T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, and K. Furusawa, ”Holey fibers: new possibilities for guiding and manipulating light”, IEEE/LEOS Workshop on Fibre and Optical Passive Components (WFOPC 2002) Glasgow 5-6 Jun 2002

D. J. Richardson, W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, J.H.V. Price, A. Malinowski, and T.M. Monro
“Holey fibers: fundamentals and applications”, CLEO 2002 Long Beach, California 19-24 May 2002

D. J. Richardson, W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, and T. M. Monro, ”Holey fibres: fundamentals and applications”, CPT 2002 Yurakucho, Tokyo 15-17 Jan 2002

N. G. R. Broderick, T. M. Monro, D. J. Richardson, and W. Belardi, ”Practical aspects of holey optical fibres”, OECC/IOCC Sydney Australia 1-5 Jul 2001

T. M. Monro, J. C. Baggett, W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, J. H. V. Price, and D. J. Richardson, ”Holey fibres: Properties applications and future directions”, ICTON 2001 Cracow Poland 18-21 Jun 2001

J. H. V. Price, W. Belardi, L. Lefort, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson, ”Nonlinear pulse compression dispersion compensation and soliton propagation in holey fiber at 1 µm”, Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications 2001 Clearwater Florida 25-28 Mar 2001

T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, N. G. R. Broderick, and D. J. Richardson, ”Microstructured optical fibres: New opportunities for sensing”, OFS 2000 Venice 11-13 Oct 2000

                                                 Postdeadline conferences

S. Bateman, W. Belardi, F. Yu, C. Webb, W. J. Wadsworth
“Gain from Helium-Xenon Discharges in Hollow Optical Fibres at 3 to 3.5 µm”
CLEO 2014 San Jose 8-13 June 2014

W. Belardi, J. H. Lee, K. Furusawa, Z. Yusoff, P. Petropoulos, M. Ibsen, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson,”A 10 Gbit/s tuneable wavelength converter based on four-wave mixing in highly nonlinear holey fibre”, ECOC 2002 Copenhagen 8-12 Sep 2002

J. H. Lee, Z. Yusoff, W. Belardi, M. Ibsen, T. M. Monro, B. Thomsen, and D. J. Richardson,”A holey fiber based WDM wavelength converter incorporating an apodized fiber Bragg grating filter”,CLEO/QELS 2002 Long Beach 19-24 Mar 2002

J. H. Lee, P. C. Teh, Z. Yusoff, M. Ibsen, W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson, ”An OCDMA receiver incorporating a holey fibre nonlinear thresholder”, ECOC 2001 Amsterdam 30 Sep - 4 Oct 2001

J. H. Lee, Z. Yusoff, W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, P. C. Teh, and D. J. Richardson, ”A holey fibre Raman amplifier and all-optical modulator”, ECOC 2001 Amsterdam 30 Sep - 4 Oct 2001

                                                               Conferences

J. Lousteau, W. Belardi, F. Poletti, "Specialty optical fibres for space applications", ICSO 2016, Biarritz (France), 18-21 Oct 2016

W. Belardi, P. J. Sazio, F. De Lucia, F. Poletti, "Composite material hollow antiresonant fibers", FiO 2016, Rochester 17-21 Oct 2016

L. D. Van Putten, E. Numkam Fokoua, S. A. Mousavi, W. Belardi, S. Chaudhuri, J. V. Badding, F. Poletti, "Optimizing the curvature of ellliptical cladding elements to reduce leakage loss in antiresonant hollow core fibres", ECOC 2016, Dusseldorf 18-22 Sept 2016

W. Belardi, N. White, J. Lousteau, X. Feng, F. Poletti, "Hollow antiresonant fibers in borosilicate glass", WSOF 2015, Hong Kong 4-6 Nov 2015

Love, S. Bateman, W. Belardi, C. Webb, W. Wadsworth, “Double Pass Gain in Helium-Xenon Discharges in Hollow Optical Fibres at 3.5μm”, CLEO Europe 2015, Los Angeles 21-25 June 2015

M. R. A. Hassan, F. Yu, Z. Wang, W. Belardi , W. Wadsworth, J. C. Knight, “Synchronously Pumped Mid-IR Hollow Core Fiber Gas Laser”, CLEO 2015, Los Angeles 10-15 May 2015


Love, S. Bateman, W. Belardi, C. Webb, W. Wadsworth, “Double Pass Gain in Helium-Xenon Discharges in Hollow Optical Fibres at 3.5μm”, CLEO 2015, Los Angeles 10-15 May 2015

R. M. Carter, P. Jaworski, W. Belardi, F. Yu, W. J. Wadsworth, A. Urich, T. Birks, J. D. Shephard, J. C. Knight and D. P. Hand, “Applications of microstructured “negative curvature” fibre, for high power and mid-IR transmission”, Photon 2014, London 1-4 Sept. 2014

S. Bateman, W. Belardi, F. Yu, C. Webb, W. J. Wadsworth
“Gain from Helium-Xenon Discharges in Hollow Optical Fibres at 3.5 µm”
SOF 2014, Barcelona 27-31 July 2014

W. Belardi and J. C. Knight
“Negative curvature fibers with reduced leakage loss”
OFC 2014, San Francisco 9-13 Mars 2014

W.Belardi, M. Douay and J. Zemmouri
“Design and realization of a photonic crystal fiber laser for the generation of singlet oxygen“
JNPLI 2011, Paris 14-16 Sept. 2011

F. Lopez, Gejo, S. Guillemet, G. Beck, F. Anquez, W. Belardi, Y. Hernandez, L. Bigot, S. Randoux, P. Suret, G. Melin, P. Sansonetti et D. Giannone
“Développement d'une source laser à base de fibre à cristaux photoniques pour applications médicales“
JNOG 2009, Lille, 6-9 July 2009

W. Belardi and D. Pandini
“Novel design methodologies for electromagnetic compatibility”
EMC COMPO 2007 Torino, 28-30 Nov. 2007

V. Pureur, A Betourne, G. Bouwmans, L. Bigot, Y. Quiquempois, F. Lopez, W. Belardi, M. Douay, “Recent Results in photonic crystal fibers“
EUROPHOTON 2006, Pisa, 10-15 Sept. 2006

W. Belardi, G. Bouwmans, V. Pureur, L. Provino and M. Douay
“A large mode area elliptical hollow photonic crystal fiber”
OFC 2006 Anhaim  5-10 Mar 2006

W. Belardi, G. Bouwmans, V. Pureur, L. Provino and M. Douay
“Etude et réalisation de fibre microstructure infiniment monomode a biréfringence de forme induite par un trou central elliptique”
JNOG 2005 Chambery 8-10 Nov 2005

H. Turcicova, J. Dostal, G. Kuhnova, J. Knyttl, J. Skala, M. Pfeifer, M. Divoky, M. Smrz, O. Novak, P. Bohm, A. Dombrovsky, W. Belardi and P. Straka
“Solid-state-gas-laser SOFIA as a pump for the optical parametric chirped pulse amplification”
Gas flow and chemical lasers & high power lasers conference (GCL/HPL) 2004
Prague 30 Aug-3 Sep 2004

Z. Yusoff, P. C.Teh, P. Petropoulos, K. Furusawa, W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson, ”24 channels x 10 GHz multiwavelength pulse source based on supercontinuum generation in highly nonlinear holey fiber”,OFC 2003 Atlanta 23-28 Mar 2003

Z. Yusoff, J. H. Lee, W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson, ”Applications of Raman effect in holey fibre”, Photon 2002 Cardiff 2-5 Sep 2002

W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, J. H. Lee, Z.Yusoff, J. H.V. Price, A. Malinowski, A. Piper, and D. J. Richardson, ”Silica holey fibres: fabrication and nonlinear effects”, Photon 2002 Cardiff 2-5 Sep 2002

C. W. J. Hillman, W. S. Brocklesby, T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, and D. J. Richardson, ”Optical characterization of holey fibers using NSOM techniques”, Near Field Optics (NFO 7) Rochester 10-14 Aug 2002

J. H. Lee, Z. Yusoff, W. Belardi, T. M. Monro, B. Thomsen, and D. J. Richardson, ”Holey fiber based tuneable WDM wavelength converter using cross-phase modulation and filtering”, ECOC 2002 Copenhagen 8-12 Sep 2002

L. Tartara, I. Cristiani, V. Degiorgio, F. Carbone, D. Faccio, M. Romagnoli, and W. Belardi “Phase matched nonlinear interactions in a holey fiber induced by infrared super-continuum generation”
IQEC 2002 Moscow, 22-28 June 2002

Z. Yusoff, J. H. Lee, W. Belardi, M. Ibsen, T. M. Monro, and D. J. Richardson, ”A holey fiber based Brillouin laser”, CLEO 2002 Long Beach, California 19-24 May 2002

J. Nilsson, R. Selvas, W. Belardi, J. H. Lee, Z. Yusoff, T. M. Monro, D. J. Richardson, K. D. Park, P. H. Kim, and N. Park, ”Continuous-wave pumped holey fiber Raman laser”, OFC 2002 Anaheim, California 17-22 Mar 2002

W.  Belardi, T. M. Monro, J. H. V. Price, J. H. Lee, P. Petropoulos, and D.J. Richardson, ”Fabrication and applications of highly nonlinear silica holey fibres”, Quantum Electronics & Photonics (QEP 15) Glasgow 3-6 Sep 2001

J. C. Baggett, T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, and D. J. Richardson, ”Assorted core air-clad fibre”,IOP Physics Congress 2001 Brighton 18-22 Mar 2001

P. Petropoulos, T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, J. H. Lee, and D. J. Richardson,”A highly nonlinear holey fiber and its application in a regenerative optical switch”, OFC 2001 Anaheim 17-22 Mar 2001 TuC

D. Faccio, A. Busacca, V. Pruneri, P.G. Kazansky, T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, D.J. Richardson, B. Grappe, M. Cooper, and C.N. Pannell, ”Experimental study of thermal poling in holey fibres”, Nonlinear Guided Waves and Their Applications Clearwater Florida 25-28 Mar 2001

J. C. Baggett, T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, and D.J. Richardson, ”Assorted core air-clad fibre”,CLEO 2001 Baltimore 6-11 May 2001

D. Faccio, A. Busacca, V. Pruneri, P. G. Kazansky, T. M. Monro, W. Belardi, D. J. Richardson, B. Grappe, M. Cooper, and C.N. Pannell, ”First demonstration of thermal poling in holey fibres”, CLEO 2001 Baltimore 6-11 May 2001

                                                                   Patents

 Z. Yusoff, W. Belardi, P. C. The, J. H. Lee, T. M. Monro, D. J. Richardson
“Optical fibre-based devices utilising the Raman effect”
International publication number: WO 03029851 (publication date 10-04-2003)

W. Belardi, K. Furusawa, T. M. Monro, D. J. Richardson, P. W. Turner    
“Holey optical fibres “International publication number : WO 0216980 (publication date 28-2-2002)