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Research interests
  • Ultrafast phenomena and femtosecond laser technology
  • Nonlinear and quantum photonics
  • Terahertz science and technology
  • Optical refrigeration
  • Precision instrumentation
Expertise type(s) (NSERC subjects)
  • 2009 Semiconductors
  • 2011 Optical materials
  • 2505 Photonic devices and networks
  • 2518 Instrumentation and measurements
  • 3100 PHYSICS
  • 3101 Atomic and molecular studies
  • 3108 Experimental methods and instrumentation
  • 3110 Optics (see also photon devices 2505)
  • 3111 Lasers
  • 3112 Photonics
  • 3153 Classical and quantum physics
  • 3304 Semiconductors
  • 3306 Optical properties
  • 3302 Electronic properties of solids


Journal article
Guedes, T.L.M., Kizmann, M., Seletskiy, D.V., Leitenstorfer, A., Burkard, G. & Moskalenko, A.S. (2019). Spectra of Ultrabroadband Squeezed Pulses and the Finite-Time Unruh-Davies Effect. Physical Review Letters, 122(5), 6 pages. Retrieved from
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Werschler, F., Lindner, B., Hinz, C., Conradt, F., Gumbsheimer, P., Behovits, Y., Negele, C., de Roo, T., Tzang, O., Mecking, S., Leitenstorfer, A. & Seletskiy, D.V. (2018). Efficient Emission Enhancement of Single CdSe/CdS/PMMA Quantum Dots through Controlled Near-Field Coupling to Plasmonic Bullseye Resonators. Nano Letters, 18(9), 5396-5400. Retrieved from
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Hinz, C., Gumbsheimer, P., Traum, C., Holtkemper, M., Bauer, B., Haase, J., Mahapatra, S., Frey, A., Brunner, K., Reiter, D.E., Kuhn, T., Seletskiy, D.V. & Leitenstorfer, A. (2018). Charge and spin control of ultrafast electron and hole dynamics in single CdSe/ZnSe quantum dots. Physical Review B, 97(4), 14 pages. Retrieved from
Journal article
Riek, C., Sulzer, P., Seeger, M., Moskalenko, A.S., Burkard, G., Seletskiy, D.V. & Leitenstorfer, A. (2017). Subcycle quantum electrodynamics. Nature, 541, 376-379. Retrieved from
Journal article
Bühler, J., Schmidt, C., Schneider, H., Helm, M., Pashkin, A. & Seletskiy, D.V. (2017). Quantum interference current in InSb injected by intense terahertz radiation. Journal of Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, 38(7), 808-812. Retrieved from
Journal article
Liehl, A., Fehrenbacher, D., Sulzer, P., Leitenstorfer, A. & Seletskiy, D.V. (2017). Ultrabroadband out-of-loop characterization of the carrier-envelope phase noise of an offset-free Er:fiber frequency comb. Optics Letters, 42(10), 2050-2053. Retrieved from
Journal article
Schmidt, C., Bühler, J., Mayer, B., Pashkin, A., Leitenstorfer, A. & Seletskiy, D. (2016). Controlled polar asymmetry of few-cycle and intense mid-infrared pulses. Journal of Optics, 18(5), 05LT01. Retrieved from
Journal article
Werschler, F., Hinz, C., Froning, F., Gumbsheimer, P., Haase, J., Negele, C., de Roo, T., Mecking, S., Leitenstorfer, A. & Seletskiy, D.V. (2016). Coupling of excitons and discrete acoustic phonons in vibrationally isolated quantum emitters. Nano Letters, 16(9), 5861-5865. Retrieved from
Journal article
Gragossian, A., Seletskiy, D.V. & Sheik-Bahae, M. (2016). Classical trajectories in polar-asymmetric laser fields: Synchronous THz and XUV emission. Scientific Reports, 6. Retrieved from
Journal article
Riek, C., Seletskiy, D.V., Moskalenko, A.S., Schmidt, J.F., Krauspe, P., Eckart, S., Eggert, S., Burkard, G. & Leitenstorfer, A. (2015). Direct sampling of electric-field vacuum fluctuations. Science, 350(6259), 420-423. Retrieved from


PHS6953F Ultrafast Photonics (Winter 2018)

PHS8270 Lasers (Autumn 2018)

PHS6953F Ultrafast Photonics (Winter 2019)

PHS8270 Lasers (Autumn 2019)

PHS6910 Engineering Physics Seminar (since Autumn 2018)

News about Denis Seletskiy

NEWS | December 14, 2017
Polytechnique Montréal awarded $2.4 million grant for three chairs as part of the Canada Research Chairs Program | Read