François Légaré

Areas of expertise

Material and laser imaging , Molecular imaging , Multiphoton microscopy of biological tissues

Phone
514-228-6871

Fax
450-929-8102

Email
francois.legare@emt.inrs.ca

Énergie Matériaux Télécommunications Research Centre

1650 blvd. Lionel-Boulet
Varennes (Québec)  J3X 1S2
Canada

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Publications

N. Sanner, O. Utéza, B. Chimier, M. Sentis, P. Lassonde, F. Légaré, et J-C. Kieffer
Towards determinism in surface damaging of dielectrics using few-cycle laser pulses, 2010, accepté à App. Phys. Lett.

 

B. E. Schmidt, P. Béjot, M. Giguère, A. D. Shiner, C. Trallero-Herrero, É. Bisson, J. Kasparian, J-P. Wolf, D. M. Villeneuve, J-C. Kieffer, P. B. Corkum, et F. Légaré
Compression of 1.8 micron laser pulses to sub two optical cycles with bulk material, 2010, accepté à App. Phys. Lett.

 

D. Duchesne, M. Peccianti, M. R. E. Lamont, M. Ferrera, L. Razzari, F. Légaré, R. Morandotti, S. Chu, B. E. Little, et D. J. Moss
White light generation in a high index doped silica glass spiral waveguide
Opt. Exp. 18, 2010, 923-930.

 

C. Trallero-Herrero, B. E. Schmidt, A. D. Shiner, P. Lassonde, É. Bisson, J-C. Kieffer, P. B. Corkum, D. M. Villeneuve, et F. Légaré
High harmonic generation in ethylene with infrared pulses, Chem.
Phys. 366, 2009, 33-36.

 

F. Légaré, I. A. Bocharova, P. Lassonde, R. Karimi, J. H. Sanderson, T. Johnston, J-C. Kieffer, et I. Litvinyuk
Inelastic rescattering processes in molecules measured with few-cycle laser pulses
J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 42, 2009, 235601.

 

C.P. Pfeffer, B.R. Olsen et F. Légaré
Pulse compression of sub-millijoule few-optical-cycle infrared laser pulses using chirped mirrors
Opt. Lett. 34, 2009, 1894-1896.

 

A. D. Shiner, C. Trallero-Herrero, N. Kajumba, H-C. Bandulet, D. Comtois, F. Légaré, M. Giguère, J-C. Kieffer, P. B. Corkum, et D. M. Villeneuve
Wavelength Scaling of High Harmonic Generation Efficiency
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 2009, 073902.

 

H-C. Bandulet, D. Comtois, A. D. Shiner, C. Trallero-Herrero, N. Kajumba, T. Ozaki, P. B. Corkum, D. M. Villeneuve, J-C. Kieffer, et F, Légaré

High harmonic generation with a spatially filtered optical parametric amplifier
J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 41, 2008, 245602 (7 pages).

 

F. Légaré, M. Naji, P. Lassonde, D. Comtois, V. Crozatier, T. Oksenhendler, H. Anis, et Jean-Claude Kieffer
Pulse compression and shaping of broadband Optical Parametric Amplifier laser source
Opt. Lett. 33, 2008, 2824-2826.

 

F. Légaré
Attosecond control of electron-ion-recollision dynamics
Phys. Rev. A 78, 2008, 043420.

 

C. P. Pfeffer, B.R. Olsen, F. Ganikhanov, et F. Légaré
Multimodal nonlinear optical imaging of collagen arrays
J. Struct. Biol. 164, 2008 140-145.

 

C.P. Pfeffer, B.R. Olsen et F. Légaré
Second Harmonic Generation imaging of fascia within thick tissue block
Opt. Express 15, 2007, 7296-7302.

 

F. Légaré, C.P. Pfeffer et B.R. Olsen
The role of backscattering in SHG tissue imaging
Biophys. J. 93, 2007, 1312-1320.

 

F. Légaré, Kevin F. Lee, A.D. Bandrauk, D.M Villeneuve et P.B. Corkum
Laser Coulomb explosion imaging for probing ultra-fast molecular dynamics
J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 2006, 39, S503-S513.

 

F. Légaré, C.L. Evans, F. Ganikhanov et X.S. Xie
Towards CARS endoscopy
Opt. Exp. 14, 2006, 4427-4432.

 

Kevin F. Lee, F. Légaré, D.M. Villeneuve et P.B. Corkum
Measured field-free alignment of deuterium by few-cycle pulses
J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. 2006, 39, 4081-4086.

 

F. Légaré, Kevin F. Lee, I.V. Litvinyuk, P.W. Dooley, A.D. Bandrauk, D.M. Villeneuve et P.B. Corkum
Imaging the time-dependent structure of a molecule as it undergoes dynamics
Phys. Rev. A 2005, 72, 052717.

 

F. Légaré, Kevin F. Lee, I.V. Litvinyuk, P.W. Dooley, S.S. Wesolowski, P.R. Bunker, P. Dombi, F. Krausz, A.D. Bandrauk, D.M. Villeneuve et P.B. Corkum
Laser Coulomb explosion imaging of small molecules
Phys. Rev. A 2005, 71, 013415.

 

F. Légaré
Control of population transfer in degenerate systems by nonresonant Stark shifts
Phys. Rev. 2005, A 68, 063403.

 

I.V. Litvinyuk, F. Légaré, P.W. Dooley, D.M. Villeneuve, J. Zanghellini, A. Pegarkov, C. Fabian, T. Brabec et P.B. Corkum
Shake-up excitation during optical tunnel ionization
Phys. Rev. Lett. 2005, 94, 033003.

 

H. Niikura, F. Légaré, D.M. Villeneuve et P.B. Corkum
Attosecond dynamics using sub-laser-cycle electron pulses
J. Mod. Opt. 2005, 52, 453-464.

 

F. Légaré, I.V. Litvinyuk, P.W. Dooley, F. Queré, A.D. Bandrauk, D.M. Villeneuve et P.B. Corkum
Time-resolved double ionization with few cycle laser pulses
Phys. Rev. Lett. 2003, 91, 093002.

 

H. Niikura, F. Légaré, R. Hasbani, Misha Yu Ivanov, D.M. Villeneuve et P.B. Corkum
Probing molecular dynamics with attosecond resolution using correlated wave packet pairs
Nature 2003, 42, 826-829.

 

H. Niikura, F. Légaré, R. Hasbani, A.D. Bandrauk, Misha Yu Ivanov, D.M. Villeneuve et P.B. Corkum
Sub-laser-cycle electron pulses for probing molecular dynamics
Nature 417, 2002, 917-922.

 

F. Légaré, J.M. Fraser, D.M. Villeneuve et P.B. Corkum
Adaptive compression of intense 250 nm-bandwidth laser pulses
App. Phys. B 2002, 74, S279-S282.

 

J.M. Fraser, I.W. Cheung, F. Légaré, D.M. Villeneuve, J-P. Likforman, M. Joffre et P.B. Corkum
High energy subpicosecond pulse generation from 3 to 20 Um
App. Phys. B , 2002, 74, S153-S156.

 

F. Légaré et A.D. Bandrauk
Enhancement of laser-induced molecular alignment by simultaneous photodissociation
Phys. Rev. 2001, A 64, 031406.

 

F. Légaré, S. Chelkowski et A.D. Bandrauk
Preparation of highly vibrationally excited molecules by CARP – chirped adiabatic Raman passage
Chem. Phys. Lett. , 2001, 329, 469-476.

 

F. Légaré, S. Chelkowski et A.D. Bandrauk
Laser pulse control of Raman processes by chirped non-adiabatic Raman passagen
Journal of Raman Spectroscopy 31,2000, 15-23.

 

Publications sans comité de lecture

F. Légaré, C. P. Pfeffer et F. Ganikhanov
Multimodal multiphoton microscopy’, in Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences IX edited by Ammasi Periasamy, Peter T. C. So, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 7183 (SPIE, Bellingham, WA, 2009).

 

F. Légaré, M. Naji, M. Giguère, P. Lassonde, B. E. Schmidt, H. Anis, et J-C. Kieffer
Pulse compression and shaping of infrared sub-20 fs laser pulses at ALLS
Photons (CIPI)., 2009.

 

M. Giguère et F. Légaré
Tissue Imaging with Nonlinear Optical Microscopy
Canadian Association of Physics, 2009.

 

F. Légaré, F. Ganikhanov et X.S. Xie
Towards an integrated Coherent Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering (CARS) microscopy system
Proc. SPEI 2005, 5971, 597108.

 

F. Légaré, A.D. Bandrauk, D.M. Villeneuve et P.B. Corkum
Laser Coulomb Explosion Imaging
Photons (CIPI) 2004, 2, 19-21.

 

Chapitres de livre

F. Légaré et A. D. Bandrauk
Molecular Enhanced Ionization, en préparation pour Progress in Ultrafast Laser Science
Nonperturbative Examples in Quantum Control, edits A.D. Bandrauk, M. Delfour, C. LeBris 7ième édition, edit Kaoru Yamanouchi (Springer Verglag).

 

H. Niikura, V. R. Bhardwaj, F. Légaré, I. V. Litvinyuk, P. W. Dooley, D. M. Rayner, M. Yu Ivanov, P. B. Corkum, et D. M. Villeneuve
Ionization of Small Molecules by Strong Laser Fields in Strong Field Laser Physics
Nonperturbative Examples in Quantum Control, edits A.D. Bandrauk, M. Delfour, C. LeBris edits T. Brabec and H. Kapteyn (Springer Verglag), 2008, 185-208.

 

A.D. Bandrauk, F. Légaré et H. Yu
Laser Control of Molecular States
Nonperturbative Examples in Quantum Control, edits A.D. Bandrauk, M. Delfour, C. LeBris (American Math. Soc.), 2003, 33, 39-55.

 

A.D. Bandrauk, S. Chelkowski et F. Légaré
CARP – Chirped Adiabatic Raman Passage
Theory and Applications in “Recent Research Development in Raman Spectroscopy” (Transworld Research, India), 2002 1, 83-104.

 

N. Sanner, O. Utéza, B. Chimier, M. Sentis, P. Lassonde, F. Légaré, et J-C. Kieffer
Towards determinism in surface damaging of dielectrics using few-cycle laser pulses
2010, accepté à App. Phys. Lett.

 

B. E. Schmidt, P. Béjot, M. Giguère, A. D. Shiner, C. Trallero-Herrero, É. Bisson, J. Kasparian, J-P. Wolf, D. M. Villeneuve, J-C. Kieffer, P. B. Corkum, et F. Légaré
CARP – Chirped Adiabatic Raman Passage
Theory and Applications in “Recent Research Development in Raman Spectroscopy” (Transworld Research, India), 2002 1, 83-104.