Publications

Preprints

1.

Prokop, B.; Gelens, L.; Pelz, P. F.; Friesen, J.

Discovery of simple pattern-forming mechanisms in the development of settlements through data-driven model identification

2022, visited: 11.11.2022.

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Journal articles

1.

Boeck, J. De; Rombouts, J; Gelens, L.

A modular approach for modeling the cell cycle based on functional response curves

In: PLOS Computational Biology, vol. 17, iss. 8, pp. e1009008, 2021.

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2.

Rombouts, J.; Gelens, L.

Analytical approximations for the speed of pacemaker-generated waves

In: Physical Review E, vol. 104, iss. 1, pp. 014220, 2021.

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3.

Nolet, F. E.; Gelens, L.

Mitotic waves in an import-diffusion model with multiple nuclei in a shared cytoplasm

In: Biosystems, vol. 208, pp. 104478, 2021, ISSN: 0303-2647.

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4.

Kamenz, J.; Gelens, L.; Ferrell, J. E. Jr.

Bistable, Biphasic Regulation of PP2A-B55 Accounts for the Dynamics of Mitotic Substrate Phosphorylation

In: Current Biology, vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 794-808.e6, 2021, ISSN: 0960-9822.

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5.

Rombouts, J.; Gelens, L.

Dynamic Bistable Switches Enhance Robustness and Accuracy of Cell Cycle Transitions

In: PLOS Computational Biology, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. e1008231, 2021, ISSN: 1553-7358.

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6.

Arabí, C. Mas; Parra-Rivas, P.; Hansson, T.; Gelens, L.; Wabnitz, S.; Leo, F.

Localized Structures Formed through Domain Wall Locking in Cavity-Enhanced Second-Harmonic Generation

In: Optics Letters, vol. 45, no. 20, pp. 5856–5859, 2020, ISSN: 1539-4794.

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7.

Parra-Rivas, P.; Knobloch, E.; Gelens, L.; Gomila, D.

Origin, Bifurcation Structure and Stability of Localized States in Kerr Dispersive Optical Cavities

In: IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, vol. 86, no. 5, pp. 856-895, 2020.

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8.

Rombouts, J.; Gelens, L.

Synchronizing an Oscillatory Medium: The Speed of Pacemaker-Generated Waves

In: Physical Review Research, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 043038, 2020.

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9.

Nolet, F. E. *; Rombouts, J. *; Gelens, L.

Synchronization in Reaction-Diffusion Systems with Multiple Pacemakers

In: Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, vol. 30, no. 5, pp. 053139, 2020, ISSN: 1054-1500.

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10.

Nolet, F. E. *; Vandervelde, A. *; Vanderbeke, A. *; Pineros, L. *; Chang, J. B.; Gelens, L.

Nuclei determine the spatial origin of mitotic waves

In: eLife, vol. 9, pp. e52868, 2020, ISSN: 2050-084X.

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11.

Vet, S.; Gelens, L. *; Gonze, D. *

Mutualistic cross-feeding in microbial systems generates bistability via an Allee effect

In: Scientific Reports, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 1–12, 2020, ISSN: 2045-2322.

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12.

Manzione, M. G.; Rombouts, J.; Steklov, M.; Pasquali, L.; Sablina, A.; Gelens, L.; Qian, J.; Bollen, M.

Co-regulation of the antagonistic RepoMan:Aurora-B pair in proliferating cells

In: Molecular Biology of the Cell, vol. 31, no. 6, pp. 419–438, 2020, ISSN: 1059-1524.

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13.

Parra-Rivas, P.; Gelens, L.; Leo, F.

Localized structures in dispersive and doubly resonant optical parametric oscillators

In: Physical Review E, vol. 100, iss. 3, pp. 032219, 2019.

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14.

Rombouts, J.; Gelens, L.; Erneux, T.

Travelling fronts in time-delayed reaction-diffusion systems

In: Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. A, vol. 377, iss. 2153, pp. 20180127, 2019.

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15.

Gelens, L.; Santos, S. D. M.

Eternal sunshine of the spotless cycle

In: Molecular Systems Biology, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. e8864, 2019.

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16.

Parra-Rivas, P.; Gelens, L.; Hansson, T.; Wabnitz, S.; Leo, F.

Frequency comb generation through the locking of domain walls in doubly resonant dispersive optical parametric oscillators

In: Optics Letters, vol. 44, no. 8, pp. 2004–2007, 2019.

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17.

Qian, J.; Gelens, L.; Bollen, M.

Coordination of Timers and Sensors in Cell Signaling

In: BioEssays, vol. 41, no. 3, pp. 1800217, 2019.

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18.

Vet, S. *; Vandervelde, A. *; Gelens, L.

Excitable dynamics through toxin-induced mRNA cleavage in bacteria

In: PLoS One, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 1-20, 2019.

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19.

Hansson, T.; Parra-Rivas, P.; Bernard, M.; Leo, F.; Gelens, L.; Wabnitz, S.

Quadratic soliton combs in doubly resonant second-harmonic generation

In: Optics Letters, vol. 43, no. 24, pp. 6033–6036, 2018.

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20.

Parra-Rivas, P.; Gomila, D.; Gelens, L.; Knobloch, E.

Bifurcation structure of periodic patterns in the Lugiato-Lefever equation with anomalous dispersion

In: Physical Review E, vol. 98, iss. 4, pp. 042212, 2018.

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21.

D'hoe, K. *; Vet, S. *; Faust, K. *; Moens, F.; Falony, G.; Gonze, D.; Lloréns-Rico, V.; Gelens, L.; Danckaert, J.; Vuyst, L. † De; Raes, J. †

Integrated culturing, modeling and transcriptomics uncovers complex interactions and emergent behavior in a three-species synthetic gut community

In: eLife, vol. 7, pp. e37090, 2018.

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22.

Vet, S.; Buyl, S.; Faust, K.; Danckaert, J.; Gonze, D.; Gelens, L.

Bistability in a system of two species interacting through mutualism as well as competition: Chemostat vs. Lotka-Volterra equations

In: PLoS One, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 1-15, 2018.

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23.

Nikolic*, N.; Bergmiller*, T.; Vandervelde, A.; Albanese, T. G.; Gelens, L.; Moll, I.

Autoregulation of mazEF expression underlies growth heterogeneity in bacterial populations

In: Nucleic Acids Research, vol. 46, iss. 6, pp. 2918-2931, 2018.

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24.

Parra-Rivas, P.; Gomila, D.; Gelens, L.; Knobloch, E.

Bifurcation structure of localized states in the Lugiato-Lefever equation with anomalous dispersion

In: Physical Review E, vol. 97, iss. 4, pp. 042204, 2018.

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25.

Rombouts, J.; Vandervelde, A.; Gelens, L.

Delay models for the early embryonic cell cycle oscillator

In: PLoS One, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 1-21, 2018.

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26.

Gelens, L.; Saurin, A. T.

Exploring the Function of Dynamic Phosphorylation-Dephosphorylation Cycles

In: Developmental Cell, vol. 44, no. 6, pp. 659-663, 2018, ISSN: 1534-5807.

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27.

Gelens, L.; Qian, J.; Bollen, M.; Saurin, A. T.

The Importance of Kinase–Phosphatase Integration: Lessons from Mitosis

In: Trends in Cell Biology, vol. 28, iss. 1, pp. 6-21, 2017, ISSN: 0962-8924.

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28.

Anderson*, G. A.; Gelens*, L.; Baker, J.; Ferrell, J. E. Jr.

Desynchronizing Embryonic Cell Division Waves Reveals the Robustness of Xenopus laevis Development

In: Cell Reports, vol. 21, iss. 1, pp. 37–46, 2017, (featured on the cover).

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29.

Parra-Rivas, P.; Gomila, D.; Colet, P.; Gelens, L.

Interaction of solitons and the formation of bound states in the generalized Lugiato-Lefever equation

In: The European Physical Journal D, vol. 71, no. 7, pp. 198, 2017, ISSN: 1434-6079.

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30.

Parra-Rivas, P.; Gomila, D.; Gelens, L.

Coexistence of stable dark- and bright-soliton Kerr combs in normal-dispersion resonators

In: Physical Review A, vol. 95, iss. 5, pp. 053863, 2017.

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Parra-Rivas, P.; Matías, M. A.; Colet, P.; Gelens, L.; Walgraef, D.; Gomila, D.

Front interaction induces excitable behavior

In: Physical Review E, vol. 95, iss. 2, pp. 020201(R), 2017.

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32.

Araujo, A. R.; Gelens, L.; Sheriff, R. S. M.; Santos, S. D. M.

Positive feedback keeps duration of mitosis temporally insulated from upstream cell-cycle events

In: Molecular Cell, vol. 64, no. 2, pp. 362–375, 2016, ISSN: 1097-2765.

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Parra-Rivas, P.; Knobloch, E.; Gomila, D.; Gelens, L.

Dark solitons in the Lugiato-Lefever equation with normal dispersion

In: Physical Review A, vol. 93, no. 6, pp. 063839, 2016, ISSN: 2469-9926, 2469-9934.

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Parra-Rivas, P.; Gomila, D.; Knobloch, E.; Coen, S.; Gelens, L.

Origin and stability of dark pulse Kerr combs in normal dispersion resonators

In: Optics Letters, vol. 41, no. 11, pp. 2402–2405, 2016, ISSN: 1539-4794.

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35.

Parra-Rivas, P.; Gomila, D.; Gelens, L.; Matías, M. A.; Colet, P.

Dynamics of dissipative solitons in presence of inhomogeneities and drift

In: Grelu, Philippe (Ed.): Nonlinear Optical Cavity Dynamics, pp. 107–128, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, 2016, ISBN: 978-3-527-68647-6.

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Vandervelde, A.; Loris, R.; Danckaert, J.; Gelens, L.

Computational methods to model persistence

In: Michiels, Jan; Fauvart, Maarten (Ed.): Bacterial Persistence, no. 1333, pp. 207–240, Springer New York, 2016, ISBN: 978-1-4939-2853-8, (DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2854-5_17).

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Parra-Rivas, P.; Gomila, D.; Matías, M. A.; Colet, P.; Gelens, L.

Competition between drift and spatial defects leads to oscillatory and excitable dynamics of dissipative solitons

In: Physical Review E, vol. 93, no. 1, pp. 012211, 2016.

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Journal articles (before DiBS Lab)

1.

Gelens, L.; Huang, K. C.; Jr., J. E. Ferrell

How does the Xenopus laevis embryonic cell cycle avoid spatial chaos?

In: Cell Reports, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 892–900, 2015, ISSN: 2211-1247.

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2.

Parra-Rivas, P.; Gomila, D.; Matías, M. A.; Colet, P.; Gelens, L.

Effects of inhomogeneities and drift on the dynamics of temporal solitons in fiber cavities and microresonators

In: Optics Express, vol. 22, no. 25, pp. 30943–30954, 2014, ISSN: 1094-4087.

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3.

Gelens, L.; Anderson, G. A.; Jr., J. E. Ferrell

Spatial trigger waves: positive feedback gets you a long way

In: Molecular Biology of the Cell, vol. 25, no. 22, pp. 3486–3493, 2014, ISSN: 1059-1524, 1939-4586.

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4.

Parra-Rivas, P.; Gomila, D.; Leo, F.; Coen, S.; Gelens, L.

Third-order chromatic dispersion stabilizes Kerr frequency combs

In: Optics Letters, vol. 39, no. 10, pp. 2971–2974, 2014, ISSN: 1539-4794.

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5.

Parra-Rivas, P.; Gomila, D.; Matías, M. A.; Coen, S.; Gelens, L.

Dynamics of localized and patterned structures in the Lugiato-Lefever equation determine the stability and shape of optical frequency combs

In: Physical Review A, vol. 89, no. 4, pp. 043813, 2014.

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6.

Colet, P.; Matías, M. A.; Gelens, L.; Gomila, D.

Formation of localized structures in bistable systems through nonlocal spatial coupling. I. General framework

In: Physical Review E, vol. 89, no. 1, pp. 012914, 2014.

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7.

Colet, P.; Matías, M. A.; Gelens, L.; Gomila, D.

Formation of localized structures in bistable systems through nonlocal spatial coupling. I. General framework and II. The nonlocal Ginzburg-Landau equation

In: Physical Review E, vol. 89, no. 1, pp. 012914, 012915, 2014.

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8.

Coomans, W.; der Sande, G. Van; Gelens, L.

Oscillations and multistability in two semiconductor ring lasers coupled by a single waveguide

In: Physical Review A, vol. 88, no. 3, pp. 033813, 2013.

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9.

Gelens, L.; Hill, L.; Vandervelde, A.; Danckaert, J.; Loris, R.

A general model for toxin-antitoxin module dynamics can explain persister cell formation in E. coli

In: PLOS Computational Biology, vol. 9, no. 8, pp. e1003190, 2013, ISSN: 1553-7358.

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10.

Leo, F.; Gelens, L.; Emplit, P.; Haelterman, M.; Coen, S.

Dynamics of one-dimensional Kerr cavity solitons

In: Optics Express, vol. 21, no. 7, pp. 9180–9191, 2013, ISSN: 1094-4087.

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11.

Mashal, L.; der Sande, G. Van; Gelens, L.; Danckaert, J.; Verschaffelt, G.

Square-wave oscillations in semiconductor ring lasers with delayed optical feedback

In: Optics Express, vol. 20, no. 20, pp. 22503–22516, 2012, ISSN: 1094-4087.

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12.

Kingni, S. Takougang; der Sande, G. Van; Gelens, L.; Erneux, T.; Danckaert, J.

Direct modulation of semiconductor ring lasers: numerical and asymptotic analysis

In: JOSA B, vol. 29, no. 8, pp. 1983–1992, 2012, ISSN: 1520-8540.

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13.

Coomans, W.; Gelens, L.; der Sande, G. Van; Mezosi, G.; Sorel, M.; Danckaert, J.; Verschaffelt, G.

Semiconductor ring lasers coupled by a single waveguide

In: Applied Physics Letters, vol. 100, no. 25, pp. 251114, 2012, ISSN: 0003-6951, 1077-3118.

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14.

Gelens, L.; Knobloch, E.

Traveling waves and defects in the complex Swift-Hohenberg equation

In: Physical Review E, vol. 84, no. 5, pp. 056203, 2011.

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15.

Coomans, W.; Gelens, L.; Beri, S.; Danckaert, J.; der Sande, G. Van

Solitary and coupled semiconductor ring lasers as optical spiking neurons

In: Physical Review E, vol. 84, no. 3, pp. 036209, 2011.

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16.

Kozyreff, G.; Gelens, L.

Cavity solitons and localized patterns in a finite-size optical cavity

In: Physical Review A, vol. 84, no. 2, pp. 023819, 2011.

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17.

Tlidi, M.; Kockaert, P.; Gelens, L.

Dark localized structures in a cavity filled with a left-handed material

In: Physical Review A, vol. 84, no. 1, pp. 013807, 2011.

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18.

Gelens, L.; Mashal, L.; Beri, S.; Coomans, W.; der Sande, G. Van; Danckaert, J.; Verschaffelt, G.

Excitability in semiconductor microring lasers: Experimental and theoretical pulse characterization

In: Physical Review A, vol. 82, no. 6, pp. 063841, 2010.

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19.

Gelens, L.; Knobloch, E.

Coarsening and frozen faceted structures in the supercritical complex Swift-Hohenberg equation

In: The European Physical Journal D, vol. 59, no. 1, pp. 23–36, 2010, ISSN: 1434-6060, 1434-6079.

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20.

Gelens, L.; Gomila, D.; der Sande, G. Van; Matías, M. A.; Colet, P.

Nonlocality-induced front-interaction enhancement

In: Physical Review Letters, vol. 104, no. 15, pp. 154101, 2010.

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21.

Gelens, L.; Beri, S.; der Sande, G. Van; Verschaffelt, G.; Danckaert, J.

Multistable and excitable behavior in semiconductor ring lasers with broken Z2-symmetry

In: The European Physical Journal D, vol. 58, no. 2, pp. 197–207, 2010, ISSN: 1434-6060, 1434-6079.

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22.

Coomans, W.; Beri, S.; der Sande, G. Van; Gelens, L.; Danckaert, J.

Optical injection in semiconductor ring lasers

In: Physical Review A, vol. 81, no. 3, pp. 033802, 2010.

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23.

Tlidi, M.; Gelens, L.

High-order dispersion stabilizes dark dissipative solitons in all-fiber cavities

In: Optics Letters, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 306–308, 2010, ISSN: 1539-4794.

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24.

Beri, S.; Mashall, L.; Gelens, L.; der Sande, G. Van; Mezosi, G.; Sorel, M.; Danckaert, J.; Verschaffelt, G.

Excitability in optical systems close to -symmetry

In: Physics Letters A, vol. 374, no. 5, pp. 739–743, 2010, ISSN: 0375-9601.

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25.

Gelens, L.; Knobloch, E.

Faceting and coarsening dynamics in the complex Swift-Hohenberg equation

In: Physical Review E, vol. 80, no. 4, pp. 046221, 2009.

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26.

Beri, S.; Gelens, L.; der Sande, G. Van; Danckaert, J.

Asymptotic approach to the analysis of mode-hopping in semiconductor ring lasers

In: Physical Review A, vol. 80, no. 1, pp. 013823, 2009.

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Gelens, L.; Beri, S.; der Sande, G. Van; Mezosi, G.; Sorel, M.; Danckaert, J.; Verschaffelt, G.

Exploring multistability in semiconductor ring lasers: Theory and experiment

In: Physical Review Letters, vol. 102, no. 19, pp. 193904, 2009.

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28.

Gelens, L.; der Sande, G. Van; Beri, S.; Danckaert, J.

Phase-space approach to directional switching in semiconductor ring lasers

In: Physical Review E, vol. 79, no. 1, pp. 016213, 2009.

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Beri, S.; Gelens, L.; Mestre, M.; der Sande, G. Van; Verschaffelt, G.; Scirè, A.; Mezosi, G.; Sorel, M.; Danckaert, J.

Topological insight into the non-Arrhenius mode hopping of semiconductor ring lasers

In: Physical Review Letters, vol. 101, no. 9, pp. 093903, 2008.

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Gelens, L.; Beri, S.; der Sande, G. Van; Danckaert, J.; Calabretta, N.; Dorren, H. J. S.; Nötzel, R.; Bente, E. A. J. M.; Smit, M. K.

Optical injection in semiconductor ring lasers: backfire dynamics

In: Optics Express, vol. 16, no. 15, pp. 10968–10974, 2008, ISSN: 1094-4087.

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Gelens, L.; Gomila, D.; der Sande, G. Van; Danckaert, J.; Colet, P.; Matías, M. A.

Dynamical instabilities of dissipative solitons in nonlinear optical cavities with nonlocal materials

In: Physical Review A, vol. 77, no. 3, pp. 033841, 2008.

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der Sande, G Van; Gelens, L.; Tassin, P.; Scirè, A.; Danckaert, J.

Two-dimensional phase-space analysis and bifurcation study of the dynamical behaviour of a semiconductor ring laser

In: Journal of Physics B: Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, vol. 41, no. 9, pp. 095402, 2008, ISSN: 0953-4075.

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Tassin, P.; Gelens, L.; Danckaert, J.; Veretennicoff, I.; der Sande, G. Van; Kockaert, P.; Tlidi, M.

Dissipative structures in left-handed material cavity optics

In: Chaos: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, vol. 17, no. 3, pp. 037116, 2007, ISSN: 1054-1500, 1089-7682.

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Gelens, L.; der Sande, G. Van; Tassin, P.; Tlidi, M.; Kockaert, P.; Gomila, D.; Veretennicoff, I.; Danckaert, J.

Impact of nonlocal interactions in dissipative systems: Towards minimal-sized localized structures

In: Physical Review A, vol. 75, no. 6, pp. 063812, 2007.

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