Dr. Luc Lévesque BSc, MSc, PhD Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Office: Sawyer Building, Room 3312
Telephone: 613-541-6000 ext 6067
Department of Physics
Royal Military College of Canada
PO Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario CANADA
Dr Luc Lévesque joined the Physics Department at RMC in July of 2005.
He pursues research in the field of Optics. His interests include thin film properties, photonic band gap systems using corrugated polymer film surface, processing of corrugated polymer films on fiber optic tips and numerical calculation of grating waveguide structures.
Papers Published or Presented at Conferences Recently
- P.L. Rochon and Luc Lévesque, Standing wave surface Plasmon mediated forward and backward scattering, Opt. Express, 14, 13050-13055 (2006).
- P. Rochon, L. Levesque. Multiple surface gratings on azopolymers for generating surface plasmons. Photonics North, Quebec City, Quebec, June 2006.
- L.Lévesque, P.Rochon. Controlling the photonic bandgap by surface relief azopolymer films sputtered with gold. Canadian Association of Physicists Congress, Brock University, St. Catherine, Ontario, June 2006.
- L.Lévesque, P.Rochon. Surface plasmon photonic band gap in azopolymer gratings sputtered with gold. JOSA A 22, 2564-2568 (2005).
- L. Lévesque. Revisiting the coupled-mass system and analogy with a simple band gap structure. European Journal of Physics (IOP), 27,133-145 (2006).
- A. Cournoyer, M. Levesque, L.Lévesque. Method for engraving materials using laser etched v-grooves. US Patent no. 7,023,001 (2006).
- P. Rochon, L. Levesque. The use of relief gratings to control and observe surface plasmon propagation. Canadian Association of Physicists Congress, Vancouver, British Columbia, June 2005.
- A. Cournoyer, L.Lévesque, M.Levesque, Sub-spot size CO2 laser micromachining of features in fused silica by V-groove etching, SPIE 5578D, Photonics North, Ottawa, 5578-72, Sept. 2004.
- A. Cournoyer, D. Antonov, L.Lévesque, D. Cantin, M. Levesque, Laser drilling and routing in optical fibers and tapered micro-pipettes using excimer, femtosecond and CO2 lasers, SPIE 5578D, Photonics North, Ottawa, 5578-79, Sept. 2004.
- M.Levesque, A.Cournoyer, L.Lévesque, CO2 laser processing of optical fibers, Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics 2004.
- L.Lévesque, Revisiting the Nyquist Criterion and Aliasing in Data Analysis, Eur. J. Phys. 22 (2001), 127-132.
- PHF104A,B Physique générale
- PHF104A Physique générale
- PHF307B Optique
- PHF354B Systèmes spatiaux
- PHF407A Optique
- Fourth year project supervision: Eric Ross, Study of the potential of Surface Plasmon Resonance in a Gold Film as an Optical Sensor.
- 2nd year lab