Johann Troles


Email : johann [dot] troles [at] univ-rennes1 [dot] fr

Phone : +33 (0)

Office number : Building 10A, Room 268

Education and Professional Experience

  • Fonctions
    • Since 2010 Professor, University of Rennes 1, Institut des Sciences chimiques de Rennes
    • 2008-2010 CNRS 50%, Assistant Professor 50 %
    • 2002-2010 Assistant Professor, University of Rennes 1, Sciences chimiques de Rennes
  • Academic
    • 2002 Ph.D : “Nonlinear properties of chalcogenide glasses”, University of Rennes 1, Supervised by F. Smektala,
    • 2008 Accreditation to supervise Research “Novel fibers and microstructured optical fibers based on chalcogenide Glasses”, University of Rennes 1

Current Themes of Research

  • Glass
    • Specialist of chalcogenide glasses
  • Science
    • Synthesis, high purity glasses
    • Thermal analysis
    • Glass structures
  • Fibers
    • Elaboration of Novel fibers Chalcogenide infrared fibers
    • Rare earth doped fibers
    • Chalcogenide Microstructured optical fibers
  • Photonic
    • Fibers characterizations, guiding regime
    • Linear and Non linear properties
    • Wavelength conversion
    • Supercontinuum generation


  • License General Chemistry, Solid State Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Chemistry of glasses
  • Master Glass science, Optical Materials, Optical properties of glasses (in English)
  • PhD Supervising and co supervising of doctoral students
  • Invited schools:
    • March 2011 Fundamentals in glass sciences, FFAG school, Rennes, France
    • April 2010 Optical properties of glasses, University of Biskra, Algerie
  • Responsibilities:
    • 2005-2007 Training manager, professional license “glasses and ceramics”
    • 2008-2010 Training manager, teacher training “mathematics and sciences”
    • 2004-2007 Member of the Chemistry Section
    • Since 2012 Member of the Chemistry Section

Selected publications

  • Low loss microstructured chalcogenide fibers for large non linear effects at 1995 nm
    J. Troles, Q. Coulombier, G. Canat, M. Duhant, W. Renard, P. Toupin, L. Calvez, G. Renversez, F. Smektala, M. El Amraoui, J. L. Adam, T. Chartier, D. Mechin, and L. Brilland
    Opt. Express 201018, 26647-26654
  • Large-mode-area infrared guiding in ultrafast laser written waveguides in Sulfur-based chalcogenide glasses
    C. D’Amico, G. Cheng, C. Mauclair, J. Troles, L. Calvez, V. Nazabal, C. Caillaud, G. Martin, B. Arezki, E. LeCoarer, P. Kern, and R. Stoian
    Optics Express 2014Vol. 22, Issue 11, 13091-13101
  • Photonic Bandgap Propagation in All-Solid Chalcogenide Microstructured Optical Fibers
    Celine Caillaud , Gilles Renversez , Laurent Brilland , David Mechin , Laurent Calvez Jean-Luc Adam and Johann Troles
    Materials 20147, 6120-6129
  • Multi-milliwatt mid-infrared supercontinuum generation in a suspended core chalcogenide fiber
    Uffe Møller,Yi Yu,Irnis Kubat,Christian R. Petersen,Xin Gai,Laurent Brilland,David Mechin,Johann Troles, Celine Caillaud,Barry Luther-Davies,and Ole Bang
    Optics Express 201523(3), 3282-3291

Publications referenced in HAL