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This is my online curriculum vitae, featuring interactivity for online browsing.



Personal details

  • First name: Fabrice (Second name: Pierre)
  • Family name: Laussy
  • Nationality: French
  • Born: September 30, 1977 in Clermont-Ferrand (France)
  • Marital status: Married, no children


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  • Address: Walter Schottky Institut, Technische Universität München, Am Coulombwall 3, D-85748, Garching bei München, Germany.
  • Email: fabrice.laussy@gmail.com.
  • Web: http://laussy.org (which is, basically, here).

Research Career

Ph. D.

  • Ph. D. 2005 in theoretical physics, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
  • Thesis advisor: Prof. Alexey Kavokin (alexey@phys.soton.ac.uk)
  • Thesis title: "Quantum dynamics of microcavity polaritons"
  • Thesis Jury: Dr. Jacqueline Bloch, Pr. Alexey Kavokin (advisor), Pr. Stephan Koch, Dr. Guillaume Malpuech (invited), Pr. Paolo Scwhendimann (president), Pr. Carlos Tejedor and Dr. David Whittaker.
  • Mention: "Très honorable avec félicitations du jury"

Post-Doctoral experience

  • Post-Doctoral Researcher (July 2005) in the group headed by Pr. David Whittaker of the LDSD (Low Dimensional Structures and Devices) group, headed by Pr. M. S. Skolnick, at the University of Sheffield, UK.
  • Post-Doctoral Researcher (January 2007) in the group of Pr. Carlos Tejedor at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain.
  • Currently: Post-Doctoral Researcher (July 2008) in the group of Pr. Alexey Kavokin at the University of Southampton, UK.

Scientific Output

Selected Work

  1. Strong coupling of quantum dots in microcavities, F.P. Laussy, E. del Valle and C. Tejedor, Phys. Rev. Lett., 101, 083601, 2008. [1]
  2. Collective fluid dynamics of a polariton condensate in a semiconductor microcavity, A. Amo, D. Sanvitto, F. P. Laussy, D. Ballarini, E. del Valle, M. D. Martin, A. Lemaître, J. Bloch, D. N. Krizhanovskii, M. S. Skolnick, C. Tejedor, and L. Viña. Nature, 457, 291, 2009. [2]
  3. Microcavities, A.V. Kavokin, J.J. Baumberg, G. Malpuech and F.P. Laussy, Oxford University Press (2007) [3]
  4. Luminescence spectra of quantum dots in microcavities. II. Fermions, F.P. Laussy, E. del Valle and C. Tejedor, Phys. Rev. B, 79, 235326, 2009. [4]
  5. Dynamics of the formation and decay of coherence in a polariton condensate., E. del Valle, D. Sanvitto, A. Amo, F. P. Laussy, R. André, C. Tejedor, and L. Viña. Phys. Rev. Lett., 103, 096404, 2009. [5]

See also our page of publications.

In numbers

According to the ISI Web of Science as 29, January (2010):

  • Sum of the Times Cited: 239
  • Average Citations per Item: 7.71
  • h-index: 8 (8 papers quoted 8 times). The details for them reads (total includes figures of 2010):