Kevin Vynck

NRS Researcher at LP2N (Laboratoire Photonique Numérique et Nanosciences), Univ. Bordeaux - IOGS - CNRS.
Theoretical and numerical modelling of wave transport and scattering in complex systems

Email: kevin.vynck (at)
Tel: (+33) 5 57 01 72 48
Skype: kevin.vynck
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Kevin Vynck
Postal address: LP2N, Institut d'Optique d'Aquitaine, 1 rue François Mitterrand, 33400 Talence, France

Research experience

Oct. 2013 - present: CNRS Researcher ("Chargé de Recherche 2ème classe") at LP2N (Bordeaux, France).

Nov. 2012 - Sep. 2013: Post-doctoral fellow at Institut Langevin, ESPCI ParisTech (Paris, France) under the supervision of Rémi Carminati and Romain Pierrat.

Mar. 2009 - Oct. 2012: Post-doctoral fellow at LENS, University of Florence (Florence, Italy) under the supervision of Diederik S. Wiersma.

Oct. 2005 - Nov. 2008: PhD student at GES (now Laboratoire Charles Coulomb), University Montpellier II (Montpellier, France) under the supervision of David Cassagne and Emmanuel Centeno.

Research Topics

  • Multiple scattering of polarized light and mesoscopic phenomena in disordered media
  • Anomalous light transport in strongly heterogeneous materials
  • Applications of disordered media for energy efficiency (thin-film photovoltaics, OLEDs)
  • Optical properties of photonic crystal structures and metamaterials

Selected Publications

  • K. Vynck, R. Pierrat, R. Carminati, Polarization and spatial coherence of electromagnetic waves in uncorrelated disordered media, Phys. Rev. A 89, 013842 (2014). (www) (pdf)
  • T. Svensson, K. Vynck, M. Grisi, R. Savo, M. Burresi, D. S. Wiersma, Holey Random Walks: Optics of Heterogeneous Turbid Composites, Phys. Rev. E 87, 022120 (2013). (www) (pdf)
  • K. Vynck, M. Burresi, F. Riboli, D. S. Wiersma, Photon management in two-dimensional disordered media, Nature Mater. 11, 1017 (2012). (www) (pdf)
  • K. Vynck, J. Bertolotti, P. Barthelemy, and D. S. Wiersma, Superdiffusion of light in Lévy glasses, in Optical Properties of Photonic Structures: Interplay of order and disorder, eds. M. Limonov and R. De La Rue, (Taylor & Francis, 2012). (www) (pdf)
  • K. Vynck, D. Felbacq, E. Centeno, A. I. Căbuz, D. Cassagne, and B. Guizal, All-dielectric rod-type metamaterials at optical frequencies, Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 133901 (2009). (www) (pdf)

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